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Tax and Development short course (Africa)

15 Feb 2016 until 18 Feb 2016

This four day course offers an opportunity to get to get an understanding of the main issues in taxation in developing countries; and to share knowledge amongst practitioners and researchers.

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Health Systems: What's Gender Got to Do with It?

15 Feb 2016

Building on and presenting the work of “Research in Gender and Ethics: Building Stronger Health Systems” (RinGs), this presentation will explore why it is important to consider gender within health systems and health systems research.

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Postgraduate Taught Open Day

17 Feb 2016

The annual University-wide Postgraduate Taught Open Day is an excellent opportunity to meet academic staff and postgraduate students and to find out how a postgraduate degree can help improve your career prospects.

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Balancing inclusiveness, rigour and feasibility to enhance the value of impact evaluation

18 Feb 2016

Balancing inclusiveness, rigour and feasibility to enhance the value of impact evaluation. Insights from the piloting of a Participatory Impact Assessment and Learning Approach (PIALA).

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Knowledge Production in Africa: gender dilemmas, challenges, possibilities

18 Feb 2016

Signe Arnfred from the Institute of Society and Globalization, Roskilde University delivers a Sussex Development Lecture on knowledge production in Africa and gender.

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Contested Agronomy: Cases, Dynamics & Implications

23 Feb 2016 until 25 Feb 2016

Contested Agronomy 2016 is a conference about the battlefields in agricultural research, past and present.

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Rising Powers Young Researchers Conference

01 Mar 2016

An excellent opportunity for young researchers to showcase their research, relevant to the political debates that will occur around 2016 being the first year of the Global Goals, the BRICS Summit in India and the G20 Summit in China.

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Navigating Complexity in International Development: Facilitating Sustainable Change at Scale

03 Mar 2016

Professor Danny Burns delivers a Sussex Development Lecture on topics examined in his new book Navigating Complexity in International Development.

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High-level symposium, One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing

17 Mar 2016 until 18 Mar 2016

The Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium, led by IDS Director Melissa Leach, together with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are organising a high-level symposium, One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing.

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Sustainable Development Goal 4 Education - Necessary Ambition or Misplaced Folly?

05 May 2016

Dr Jordon Naidoo, Director Education for All, UNESCO delivers a Sussex Development Lecture examining the Sustainable Development Goal on Education.

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Assessing the Impact of Agricultural Innovations: Lessons and Challenges from the CGIAR

10 Feb 2016

Technological innovation in agriculture can be an important source of productivity gains, and agricultural research has correspondingly been the focus of many development efforts.

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Digital Dividends: How to Get the Most From the Digital Revolution?

03 Feb 2016 Watch/Listen Again

UK Launch event of the World Development Report 2016 ‘Digital Dividends’ 

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Ebola and beyond: social dimensions of epidemic preparedness and response

28 Jan 2016

Melissa Leach walks through the kinds of architectures and capacities that could strengthen the social dimensions of epidemic preparedness and response, across activities from foresight, anticipation and contextual research to developing rapid response networks and strengthening trust in health systems.

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Why Think Tanks Matter: Helping Make People Centered Public Policy & Development a Priority

27 Jan 2016

2015 Global Go To Think Tank Launch in Washington DC, US. Why Think Tanks Matter: Helping Make People Centered Public Policy & Development a Priority

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Using Participatory Action Research to Improve Development Practice

25 Jan 2016 until 29 Jan 2016

This five-day course on Participatory Action Research (PAR) will provide participants with the conceptual and practical tools to design and carry out PAR. They will learn about a range of methods and develop their ideas into a detailed plan that they will be able to put into action on returning to their organisation.

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The nutritional impact and cost-effectiveness of cash and/or voucher-based food assistance interventions in three regions

10 Dec 2015

This seminar examines the nutritional impact and cost-effectiveness of cash and/or voucher-based food assistance interventions, creating new evidence to inform decisions on the prevention of acute undernutrition in emergencies.

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Informal Finance, Investment and Insecurity: How Violent Conflict Affects Access to Remittances in Pakistan

07 Dec 2015

Yashodhan Ghorpade will examine the causal effects of long-term exposure to conflict, measured at the micro-level, on households’ receipt of remittances.

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Engaged Scholarship and Knowledge Democracy: Re-inventing Community-based Participatory Research

01 Dec 2015

Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President, PRIA on new approaches to community-based participatory research.

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Development without Growth?

27 Nov 2015

Green House think-tank will address the implications of the end of growth in the UK for its role in the global economy, as published in their book ‘The Post-Growth Project’.

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No Development without Care

25 Nov 2015

This seminar explores the role ECCE currently plays in the sustainable development agenda, and considers the potential it has as a field to build these linkages between different goals.

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