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Closing the knowledge gap in machine learning at the Evidence Synthesis Hackathon

​In recent years, a number of technological solutions (software and ‘apps’) have been created to improve resource efficiency, transparency and validity of systematic reviews and maps. However, many of these tools are not open source and cannot be further developed for specific needs. Furthermore, many gaps remain where technology could further assist systematic reviewers. The […]

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AEN Reference Group Member Enock Musungwini receives a Chevening Volunteers Gold Award

Enock Musungwini a committee member of Africa Evidence Network Reference Group received a Chevening Volunteers Gold Award Certificate on Monday 3 June 2019 from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The award is for dedicating more than 100 hours of volunteering work with more than 20 different organisations and in various thematic areas including environment, […]

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Stellenbosch University: Applications for 2020 MSc in Biostatistics programme are open

Are you interested in becoming a highly qualified and skilled biostatistician with the technical competence to contribute significantly to addressing pressing research questions in medicine, biology and public health? Application for this master’s program is now open. To be considered for selection into the program, applicants need to have basic knowledge of calculus and matrix […]

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Call for nominations: Evaluation for Transformational Change Award

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE), the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group, and the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) are pleased to announce the Evaluating Development Interventions for Transformational Change Award competition.This biennial award will recognize outstanding evaluations of development interventions that promote or result in transformational change and are explicitly linked to the […]

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SAMEA 2019: Call for abstracts

 The South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA) will be hosting its 7th biennial conference. The event will be held from the 21st to the 25th October 2019 at Emperors Palace in Gauteng. SAMEA’s biennial conference brings together local and international M&E practitioners, government officials, commissioning parties, funders and other stakeholders to learn from experts […]

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Short course: Art, Science and complexity of evidence-informed decision-making and knowledge translation

The Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, offers this 2 day workshop to provide researchers with a comprehensive understanding of what knowledge translation is and how to translate knowledge into accessible language and formats so that it can be effectively shared with different audiences. Workshop: 24-25 June 2019 […]

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Call for abstracts and workshops – Qualitative Evidence Symposium 2019

What can we learn across sectors and settings about using qualitative evidence to humanise decision making and inform policies for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? We invite researchers, policy makers, and other stakeholders from across the world to submit abstracts and workshops for the first Symposium on using qualitative evidence to inform decisions […]

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J-PAL Africa training on using evidence to evaluate social programmes

J-PAL Africa is running a 5-day course on Evaluating Social Programmes in Cape Town from July 29- August 2, 2019. The course provides researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers with a thorough understanding of the design and use of randomized evaluations in real-world settings in order to generate and assess evidence for the impact of social programmes. The course is […]

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SAMEA Conference 2019: Call for workshop proposals

SAMEA invites all stakeholders to submit a proposal for the pre-conference workshops. The SAMEA conference brings together commissioners, evaluators, government officials, development practitioners, and donor organisations from all over the world. At each conference, SAMEA holds one- and two-day workshops on theories, methodologies, tools and new developments in M&E. Pre-conference workshops offer our delegates an […]

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