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Emily Eldred

BA MA

Research Assistant

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Emily joined the LSHTM in September 2019. She currently works as a researcher within the Child Protection Research Group on the Safe Schools Study in Zimbabwe. Her work focuses on child protection, inequities, and disability using a mixed-methods and multidiciplinary approach, drawing from geography, development studies and social epidemiology. Prior to joining the LSHTM, Emily worked in project implementation and management overseas, including working for an NGO that provides health services for children with cleft in Ethiopia. 

Her main research interests include behaviour change, child protection, and improving health, addressing inequities and promoting intervention-inclusion for children with disabilities. 

Affiliations

Department of Global Health and Development
Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Centre for Evaluation

Research

Emily currently works on the Safe Schools Study, a mixed-methods study evaluating the effectiveness of a school-based child protection intervention in Zimbabwe. She supports both the quantitative and qualitative components of the study, working closely with the study leads and partners. 

Emily is also undertaking a staff PhD, linked to the Safe Schools Study, which will aim to examine the experiences, responses to and prevention of violence against children with disabilities.

Research Area
Child health
Complex interventions
Health inequalities
Public health
Systematic reviews
Behaviour change
Global Health
Mixed methods
Implementation research
Qualitative methods
Violence
Discipline
Epidemiology
Social Sciences
Disease and Health Conditions
Disability
Country
Zimbabwe
Region
Least developed countries: UN classification

Selected Publications

A qualitative process evaluation of the EmpaTeach intervention to reduce teacher violence in schools in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania
Bakari M; Shayo EH; Barongo V; Kiwale Z; Fabbri C; Turner E; Eldred E; Mubyazi G; Rodrigues K; Devries K
BMJ Open
Development of an intervention to prevent violence in Catholic primary schools in Zimbabwe: Innovation from within the Church
Eldred E; Turner E; Fabbri C; Nyadombo AT; Mgugu D; Muchemwa Nherera C; Nyakuwa R; Nhenga-Chakarisa T; Rank S; Devries K
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