Upcoming Events

 Pensioners Rights Group, Bhopal.

Event: Ending pensioner poverty

November 7th, 2019

In an exciting panel discussion, researchers and NGOs will debate the challenges for financial inclusion and propose innovations for change.

Libreria Bookshop

65 Hanbury Street


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Children in Danchira Village, Ghana.

Event: Putting children first: new frontiers in the fight against child poverty in Africa

October 18th, 2019

On Friday 18 October, IDS, the DSA/EADI Working Group on Multidimensional Poverty and Poverty Dynamics, Global Coalition to End Child Poverty and the Impact Initiative, with support from the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP/University of Bergen/International Science Council), will bring together leading scholars and policy makers to discuss new frontiers in the fight against child poverty in Africa.

Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK

Previous Events

Event: Precarious Prospects: Oil in Northern Kenya

October 19th, 2017

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

September 6th, 2017

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

July 19th, 2017 to July 21st, 2017

‘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?

June 29th, 2017

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

June 28th, 2017

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

March 13th, 2017

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

March 6th, 2017

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

November 18th, 2016

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

November 14th, 2016 to November 18th, 2016

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



Event: Lessons from a decade’s research on poverty

March 16th, 2016 to March 18th, 2016

As the global development community transitions into a new era for development, the ‘Lessons from a Decade’s Research on Poverty: Innovation, Engagement and Impact’ conference from 16-18 March in Pretoria, South Africa highlighted the full breadth of research carried out during the lifetime of the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research.