of Research and Knowledge Uptake
I currently occupy two roles:
Research and Knowledge Uptake Manager (Research Fellow, maternity cover), London International Development Centre
Coordination and management of programme-wide research uptake for IMMANA (Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions), which aims to accelerate the development of a robust and coherent scientific evidence base which will underpin effective and cost-effective investments in agriculture-food systems for improved nutrition and health.
Responsibility for managing the Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy in order to deliver four key goals:
1. Share innovative research in agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health;
2. Stimulate the development and harmonisation of new research;
3. Help strengthen the capacity of the research community to undertake inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary research;
4. Facilitate the uptake of robust evidence in policies and programming in agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health.
Overseas Projects Coordinator, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Collaborating with partners in South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia among others, to implement research primarily focused on HIV, HPV and health systems.
Prior to LSHTM I coordinated international emergency obstetric and newborn care training programmes for the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. This was preceded by roles in communications, publishing and music. I have a BA (hons) in History from the Open University, and a MSc in Environment & Development from the London School of Economics (LSE)