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Joe Yates

BA MSc

Manager
of Research and Knowledge Uptake

Room
G7

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
0207 958 8259

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.

Major programmes:

HPTN071 PopART Trial

Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit

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)

Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Research

Research Area
Climate change
Environment
Agriculture
Environmental Health
Food
Gender
Inequalities
Trade
Discipline
History
Nutrition
Policy analysis
Political science
Sociology
Social Policy
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Malnutrition
Sexually transmitted disease
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Non-communicable diseases
Sexually transmitted infection
Zoonotic disease
Country
Kenya
Tanzania
South Africa
Zambia
Region
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)