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Evidence for Better Lives Workshop

Workshop Programme

Marbach Castle, Switzerland | 5-6 December 2015

 

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Marbach Castle                                                                

Workshop Day 1             

                 

11:00 - 11:15

Welcome and introduction of participants

 11:15 - 11:30

The Evidence for Better Lives Project: Overview

Manuel Eisner, University of Cambridge

11:30 - 11:40

A possible role for the Evidence for Better Lives Project within the SDG violence reduction agenda

David Steven, Global Partnership to End Violence against Children

11:40 - 11:50

How could Evidence for Better Lives change our understanding of the interaction between social, psychological and biological processes involved in violence

Terrie Moffitt, Duke University

11:50 - 12:30

Discussion

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch

14:00 - 14:10

An outline to an approach for defining a target sample

Manuel Eisner, University of Cambridge

14:10 - 14:20

What are major issues to be considered in planning a longitudinal study in LMIC countries?

Tia Palermo, UNICEF Innocenti

14:20 - 15:30

Discussion 

15:30 - 16:00

Break

16:00-16:10


An overview of the main issues

Manuel Eisner, University of Cambridge

16:20-16:30

How could the Evidence for Better Lives Study best inform prevention and intervention policy

Chris Mikton, World Health Organization

16:30 - 16:40

Challenges to implementing prevention and intervention programmes in LMIC countries

Cathy Ward, University of Cape Town

16:30-17:30

Discussion

 

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Marbach Castle                                                    

Workshop Day 2            

                 

09:00 - 09:10

A proposal for the data collection approach

Aja Murray, University of Cambridge

09:10 - 09:20


Innovative ways to examine person-environment interactions

Avshalom Caspi, Duke University

09:20 - 09:30


What design features could improve the potential for causal inference

Joseph Murray, Universidade Federal de Pelotas

09:30 - 09:40

Cross-Cultural Measurement: The example of measuring parenting across cultures                                                                          

Pasco Fearon, University College London

09:40 - 10:40

Discussion

11:10 - 11:20

Developing an impact and capacity building approach

Maria Krisch, University of Cambridge

11:20 - 11:30


Optimizing the link between Evidence for Better Lives and global and national violence prevention agendas

Susan Bissel, Global Partnership to End Violence against Children

11:30 - 12:30

Discussion

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

What are the Next Steps?

14:00 - 14:10


Observations on the seminar and next steps

Simon Sommer, Jacobs Foundation

14:10 - 15:30

Discussion

 

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