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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Past events

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 09:15

    This timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss how to tackle the problem of young runaways and missing children in Europe. The symposium will examine how to improve child protection across the EU and explore innovative methods of collaboration between Member States.

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 08:00 to Friday, September 20, 2013 - 17:00

    Through the ‘Meaningful evaluation: improving use and results’ theme, the conference will reflect on the use of evaluations in improving the end results of development interventions, as well as the importance of evaluation practices in addressing issues of empowerment, sustainability, knowledge management and accountability, all of which are pertinent to the development question.

  • Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 08:00 to Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 17:00

    The 13th International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect(ISPCAN) Regional conference on child abuse and neglect: Protecting children in a changing world.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:30

    Inequality is increasingly regarded as a key driver of social problems in South Africa. However, at the present time, little empirical work exists that can validate this perceived connection. Formulating effective policies to tackle inequality requires a broader evidence base than the commonly used Gini coefficient of income distribution at national level.

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 08:00 to Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 16:00

    As the Education for All (EFA) and the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 2015 milestones draw nearer, governments and the wider international community are working to define new development frameworks that address the realities of 2015 and beyond. Education is an important part of this debate.

  • Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 08:30 to Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 17:00

    The First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation is a three day event which will look to tackle a series of real world problems related to the use and application of research

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 12:30

    Amit Makan, who is responsible for research uptake at PRIME will present at this seminar on PRIME’s research communication strategies and institutional arrangements. Please note that HSRC researchers who are interested in research communication and who are responsible for policy briefs will find this seminar particularly useful. It will be chaired by Dr Konosoang Sobane who leads the policy brief project at the HSRC so the discussions are sure to be very stimulating. For more information about PRIME go to their website at http://www.prime.uct.ac.za/ or contact PRIME’s Research Uptake Manager Amit Makan at [email protected]

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 08:00 to Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 17:00

    The Sambodhi Research & Management Institute is conducting a course on Fundraising through Grants-Writing Winning Proposals from 9-10 July 2013 in New Delhi, India.

  • Monday, June 24, 2013 - 13:00

    One in a series of seminars organised by an informal grouping of University of Cape Town academics who are interested in working with youth and on youth issues and who are committed, as academic activists, to research, publication, dialogue, community engagement and teaching on youth-related issues. Membership is open to anyone with a youth focus.

  • Monday, June 24, 2013 - 13:00

    We are an informal grouping of University of Cape Town academics who are interested in working with youth and on youth issues. We are committed, as academic activists, to research, publication, dialogue, community engagement and teaching on youth-related issues. Membership is open to anyone with a youth focus and we currently have members from various faculties. Read MORE

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