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Sophie Marsden

Communications and Impact Officer



Covid Collective Research Platform

The Covid Collective Research Platform will offer a rapid social science research response to inform decision-making on some of the most pressing Covid-19 related development challenges.


The Rapid Transition Alliance

The climate is changing faster than we are. The danger of triggering irreversible environmental damage that spirals, feeding off itself, means that winning too slowly is the same as losing. That’s why rapid, transformative changes are called for to prevent climate breakdown and create the...


Health Systems Global Communications

IDS is working with Health Systems Global (HSG) to develop communications, share messages and engage with its members and the global community.



7 principles for doing meaningful research communications

At IDS, we believe that evidence-based research plays a vital role in bringing about a more equitable and sustainable world. And to achieve this, we are committed to communicating research beyond academic audiences and journal articles. However, we are very aware of the responsibility we...

15 February 2022


Journal Article

Introduction to Multimedia

IDS Bulletin 49.2

This is the Introduction to multimedia for IDS Bulletin 49.2, 'Accountability for Health Equity: Galvanising a Movement for Universal Health Coverage'. Related Content This article comes from the IDS Bulletin 49.2 (2018) Introduction to Multimedia

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Sophie Marsden & 6 others

1 May 2018

Sophie Marsden’s recent work

Past Event

The impact of evidence in a pandemic in low and middle income countries

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the UKCDR COVID CIRCLE Researcher Community, invite you to join them for a Fireside Chat on 'The Impact of Evidence in a Pandemic: How has Covid-19 shaped the engagement of research with policy and practice in Low- and Middle-Income...

27 June 2022


The human side of a Mobile Network Operator

Understanding the role of an mNutrition service within the day-to-day commercial business of a Mobile Network Operator (MNO) is not an easy task. mNutrition is a global initiative that uses mobile technology to raise the health and nutritional status of children and adults in the developing...

29 August 2018