Previous Events

Event: Putting children first: identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 09:00 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 17:00

This three-day international conference engaged policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa, and in inspiring action towards change. The conference offers a platform for bridging divides across sectors, disciplines and policy, practice and research.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Event: Precarious Prospects: Oil in Northern Kenya

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 17:00

Please join us for an exhibition of photographs on oil and development in Kenya’s remote Turkana County.

Clerkenwell Gallery, London 

Event: How to package, present and deliver your research to the media

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 13:30 to 15:00

Impact Initiative workshop at UKFIET Education and International Development Conference 2017

Oxford, UK

Villagers attend a community health session in Mozambique.

Event: Unpicking power and politics for transformative change: Towards accountability for health equity

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 09:00 to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 17:00

‘Unpicking Power and Politics for Transformative Change’ will critically examine the practices and politics shaping accountability in health systems from the local to the global levels.

Institute of Development Studies, UK.

Event: How do we manage the delicate balance between ‘technical’ and ‘social’ in translating evidence to action?

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00

Event: How do we manage the delicate balance between ‘technical’ and ‘social’ in translating evidence to action?

Online webinar

Photograph of a teacher with her students

Event: Inclusive learning and teaching: Lessons from the last two decades

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00

For the first time, global goals focus on raising learning in ways that ensures no one is left behind. This focus recognises the central role of teachers in achieving education goals. The event will bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners concerned with supporting teachers in raising learning outcomes for children from diverse backgrounds within their classrooms. Particular attention will be given to raising learning outcomes for children from poor households, girls, and children with disabilities.

Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge; in association with BAICE

Robot at the Silicon Valley Regional FIRST Competition 2012

Event: Digital Development Summit 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 08:30 to 17:30

The Institute of Development Studies in collaboration with the World Wide Web Foundation and Nesta, and with the support of the  UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and The Impact Initiative, is hosting the inaugural

Level 5 Function Room, Southbank Centre, London, UK.


Event: Evidence-informed decision-making in a complex world

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 16:00 to 17:30

A jointly hosted panel event. Brought to you by the Institute of Development Studies, the Research and Policy in Development programme at the Overseas Development Institute and International Institute for Environment and Development.

Overseas Development Institute and streamed online

Event: Global Coalition to End Child Poverty - research day

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00

The Impact Initiative is hosting the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty's research day. This event will bring together research on child poverty from around the world (including from ESRC/DFID grant holders). It will follow a two-day meeting of the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, and include the partners in the coalition in the discussion. The day will focus on the reduction of economic and non-economic forms child poverty.

The Institute of Development Studies, UK.

Coal Harbour - Vancouver, BC

Event: Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 08:00 to Friday, November 18, 2016 - 17:30

The Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research takes place in Vancouver from 14 to 18 November 2016.

The overarching theme of the symposium is: Resilient and responsive health systems for a changing world.

View schedule and download the Symposium Programme