Events

Previous Events

Engaging marginalised communities in national policy formulation

June 25th, 2020

Join us for a virtual learning journey with members of the YOUR World Research Partnership and their Ethiopian partners, the Impact Initiative and researchers supported by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID). The event will explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging children and youth and other communities with national policy formulation.

Zoom

COVID-19: Thinking differently about education research impact

June 11th, 2020

Being able to achieve specific changes in policy and practice through new evidence will undoubtedly be affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic - researchers will have to adapt quickly to the current realities. This webinar is part of a series being organised by the Impact Initiative and will focus on ‘how do we need to think differently about impact for education policy and practice in the context of COVID-19?’

Zoom

Children in Danchira Village, Ghana.

Engaging research with global movements: Impact Initiative and the Global Coalition Against Child Poverty

May 28th, 2020

This interactive, virtual event will explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging research with international movements focused on improving the lives of children. We will be reflecting on the Impact Initiative’s work with GCACP, which many ESRC-DFID grant-holders have been involved with. There will be space for participants to share their own experiences of working with evidence informed global advocacy movements.

Zoom

Girls at school in Liberia

Event: All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education Marking International Day for Education: Heralding the Decade for Leaving No Girl Behind

January 22nd, 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Education and the Impact Initiative invites you to: Marking International Day for Education: Heralding the Decade for Leaving No Girl Behind.

Wilson Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, London, UK

 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

London

E1 5JP

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

Malawi. Children studying in class.

Event: UKFIET workshop: The opportunities and challenges of translating evidence into policy and practice

September 18th, 2019

How can evidence influence policy to raise equitable learning outcomes? Join the discussion at this UKFIET 2019 workshop.

The University of Oxford Examination Schools, Oxford, UK. 

Disability and education

Event: All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education ‘Quality Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities’

July 9th, 2019

To achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 on leaving no one behind in education, children with disabilities must benefit from quality education without discrimination or exclusion.

Committee Room 12
House of Commons,
London
UK 

Event: The power of partnerships: maximising the impact of the UK's investment in interdisciplinary research for development

July 8th, 2019

The UK's Department for International Development (DFID), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK Research Innovation (UKRI), UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR) and the Impact Initiative are jointly convening a one-day knowledge exchange event.

Wellcome Collection, London, UK

Event: Everyday lives and environmental change: Photographic exhibition launch and panel discussion

April 18th, 2019

In the research project Everyday Lives in the Maldives, people living in island communities took photographs depicting their experiences of everyday life and the changes that are taking place around them. An exhibition of these images will be launched in Malé, the Maldivian capital, on 18 April 2019.

National Art Gallery, Malé, Maldives 

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