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Staff from CESI Attend Global Evidence Summit in South Africa

19/09/2017


A number of delegates from the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation recently attended the Global Evidence Summit (GES) in Cape Town, South Africa. GES is the premiere international event in evidence-based policy.

A number of delegates from the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation recently attended the Global Evidence Summit (GES) in Cape Town, South Africa.  GES is the premiere international event in evidence-based policy.

Dr Sarah Miller (CESI Strand Lead for What Works for Schools and Deputy Director of the Campbell UK and Ireland Centre) made two invited presentations on CESI’s Early Childhood Development for Peacebuilding research programme (funded by the National Institute for Health Research) and CESI’s experience Using Randomised Controlled Trials in Education.

Dr Jennifer Hanratty (CESI Research Fellow) attended the Campbell Collaboration’s editor training and held an Exhibit on CESI’s role hosting the Campbell UK and Ireland Centre.

Dr Liam O’Hare (CESI Senior Research Fellow and Innovation Zone Programme Manager) provided an exhibition on CESI’s research impact including: information on how CESI uses evidence to support schools, families and communities; and details about CESI’s community Innovation Zones in the Colin and Shankill areas of Belfast.

More details about the Global Evidence Summit 2017 can be found on twitter @GESummit and #GESummit17

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