Evening Public Lectures (free)

See details of Evening Public Lectures in full programme, WWGS 2016 Programme

WWGS Evening Public Lectures (5.30-7.00 pm, except “Disciplined Innovation” from 6-7:30 pm )

Intitute of Education, UCL (Logan Hall) LSHTM (John Snow Theatre) UCL (Gustave Tuck, Wilkins Building-use Gordon St entrance) LSHTM

(Manson Room)

Monday 26th September

The rise of experimental government

David Halpern, Chief Executive Behavioural Insights Team, and What Works National Advisor, UK

Chair: Peter John, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, UCL, London

What Works in Global Health? Lessons Learned from Millions Saved

Amanda Glassman, Center for Global Development

Richard Smith, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Ruth Levine, Hewlett Foundation

Beyond average impacts: understanding why policies work (or not)

Orazio Attanasio, Sonya Krutikova, Britta Augsberg, Bet Caeyers, Alison Andrew, EDePo, UCL

Evidence synthesis workshop: Are systematic reviews fit for purpose?

Ruth Garside,
University of Exeter

Sandy Oliver, EPPI Centre, UCL Institute
of Education

Birte Snilstveit, 3ie

Intitute of Education, UCL (Logan Hall) LSHTM (John Snow Theatre) Woburn House (Main hall)
Tuesday 27th September

Disciplined Innovation: Harnessing evidence to support and inform improved pupil outcomes

Sir Kevan Collins, CEO Education Endowment Foundation

6-7:30 pm

What are the frontiers of causal analysis in international development? An interdisciplinary discussion

Chair:Jeff Waage, LIDC

James Hargreaves, LSHTM

Howard White, Campbell Collaboration

Charlotte Watts, DFID

Sandy Oliver, EPPI Centre, UCL

Is there a magic bullet for achieving quality education for all? A systematic review of the evidence

Emmanuel Jimenez and Birte Snilstveit, 3ie

Sally Gear, DFID
David Evans, World Bank

 Elizabeth King, 3ie
Caine Rollerston, IOE, UCL