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Stellenbosch University: Online science communication course

The online science communication course at Stellenbosch University is designed to build expertise in strategic engagement with public audiences – an increasingly important requirement of publicly-funded research. Participants will get to grips with theory, research trends, best practice and strategic thinking in the field, while benefiting from networking with fellow science communicators around the world. The course […]

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Global Evidence Summit 2021 – Call for Hosts

Cochrane are now inviting expressions of interest to host the Global Evidence Summit in 2021. Following the success of the inaugural Global Evidence Summit (GES) in Cape Town in 2017, four global leaders in evidence-based policy and practice will again join forces to deliver the second Global Evidence Summit in 2021. The GES is a […]

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Jimma University’s Ethiopian Evidence Based Health Care Centre conducts training in Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

By Prof. Morankar Sudhakar Jimma University’s Ethiopian Evidence Based Health Care Centre conducted training on various methods of systematic review in Ethiopian Evidence Public Health Institute (EPHI) from 3 – 9 February, 2019 in Addis Ababa. This training covered – scoping review, rapid response review, grade using Gradepro software, policy brief and policy dialogue. There […]

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Call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader Awards

The UK Medical Research Council and the UK Department for International Development announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. This MRC/DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who will lead high-quality programmes of research on key […]

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Call for proposals: Impact evaluation of the effectiveness of Ugandan land policy reform

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is requesting research organisations or consortia to submit proposals for an impact evaluation of the effectiveness of the Ugandan Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 National Land Policy and associated reforms for curbing illegal land-related evictions and reducing land-related conflicts. Read Request for Proposals The deadline for […]

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Register for the first conference of the West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) Program (28-29 January 2019)

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and the Government of Benin, in collaboration with other partners, are organizing a two-day conference to present the West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) Program activities, and share findings from a scoping study on evaluation capacity and opportunities in the region. The conference is a collaborative effort to […]

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Application announcement: 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellowship

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) are now accepting applications for their 2019-2020 Policy Communication Fellows Program. The program is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It is open to individuals from developing countries currently enrolled in academic institutions pursuing doctoral programs and who are between their 3rd and 5th […]

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