Research and knowledge at DFID: what role for evidence in the new aid strategy?

Watch/Listen Again Tuesday 15 March 2016 17:00 to 18:30
Convening Space, IDS

Professor Charlotte Watts was appointed Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for International Development in October 2015 and will deliver a Sussex Development Lecture on research and knowledge at DFID: what role for evidence in the new aid strategy?

About the speaker

As DFID Chief Scientific Adviser Professor Watts' is responsible for:

  • providing or quality assurance of scientific advice to ministers, senior civil servants and government more widely
  • providing leadership and management of DFID’s research budget
  • championing the use of robust evidence, including from research and evaluation, across DFID
  • providing professional leadership to the specialists within DFID
  • working with the wider community of Chief Scientific Advisers to address cross departmental issues

This event will be streamed live below.


IDS Library Road University of Sussex Brighton BN1 9RE