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Programme online: What Works Global Summit 2016

What a lineup! The programme for the What Works Global Summit, London, 26-28 September is now online. Read about the exciting debates and presentations on what works in housing, policing, education, social welfare, health, development and more. The summit aims to put evidence at the heart of policy and practice, and includes debates and discussions with a wide range of international practitioners, policy makers and consumers. It’s set to be the evidence event of the year.

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Job opportunities at the Impact Genome Project

Mission Measurement is a leader in measuring social outcomes and helping companies, governments, foundations and nonprofits improve their return on investments in social change. Mission Measurement is looking to fill 2 new posts: a Director of Research, and a Research Bibliographer. Both posts form part of the Impact Genome Project – a multi-year research initiative spanning 11 areas of social policy (including education, public health, human services, and more).

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New Campbell publications, events, awards and funding

Campbell’s June 2016 newsletter is out, with updates about 4 new Plain Language Summaries and 3 Campbell Policy Briefs summarising evidence from Campbell's systematic reviews. Also featured: the latest on Campbell awards and funding, the upcoming What Works Global Summit 2016, and Campbell's Annual Report 2015. In the first of our policy briefs, on the effects of parenting programs, Professor Jane Barlow notes that there is unequivocal evidence showing that parenting programs are effective in improving aspects of parents’ psychosocial functioning in the short-term.

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‘Using Evidence. Improving Lives’ Campbell announces Global Evidence Summit 2017, 12-16 Sep, Cape Town, South Africa

‘Using Evidence. Improving Lives’ is the theme of the first ever Global Evidence Summit which will be held from 12-16 September in Cape Town, South Africa. This exciting event will highlight and promote evidence-informed approaches to global health, and social and economic policy and practice. The Campbell Collaboration is joined by Cochrane, the Guidelines International Network, the International Society for Evidence-Based Health Care, and the Joanna Briggs Institute.

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