Events and conferences

The ‘Poor Child’: the cultural politics of education, international development and childhood

14 Oct 2015 - 14 Oct 2015

A workshop on the politics, representation, and reform of ‘childhood’ in relation to global poverty, education, and international development

Ethiopia: National Girls Summit

25 Jun 2015 - 25 Jun 2015

Young Lives Ethiopia Lead Qualitative Researcher, Yisak Tafere, will present the latest Young Lives findings on gender and adolescence in Ethiopia at the National Girls Summit on 25 June.

Lives in Translation: Life Course Research and Social Policies

09 Oct 2014 - 11 Oct 2014

The Young Lives team presented at the annual conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies in Lausanne (9-11 October), which this year focused on the links between research and policy.

Young Lives keynote at BAICE 2014

08 Sep 2014 - 10 Sep 2014

Dr Renu Singh has been invited to give the keynote lecture at this year's conference of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (8 to 10 Sept at the University of Bath, UK).

Presentation: The Structural Relationship between Nutrition, Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills

25 Jun 2014 - 26 Jun 2014

Alan Sánchez presented his work on The Structural Relationship between Nutrition, Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills at the Ninth Conference on Employment and Development organised by IZA and the World Bank in Lima on 26 June.

Conference presentation: Children's Multidimensional Health and Long-run Cognitive Skills

24 Jun 2014 - 24 Jun 2014

Elisabetta Aurino will be presenting her work at the EADI General Conference in Bonn this week.

Peru workshop on early nutrition: 19 June

18 Jun 2014 - 19 Jun 2014

Mary Penny presented the latest Young Lives findings on the impact of chronic malnutrition on young children in Peru at a workshop held at GRADE in Lima on 18 June.

Young Lives Symposium on Education and Nutrition

28 Mar 2014 - 28 Mar 2014

Young Lives is organising a one-day symposium in Delhi on 28 March to examine the critical linkages between education and nutrition

East African Regional Symposium on Child Work/Labour

20 Mar 2014 - 21 Mar 2014

Young Lives hosted a symposium in Addis Ababa to bring together researchers, practitioners and policymakers from across Africa to share empirical evidence on the types and extent of child work and child labour in different settings

Policy seminar: Exploring the impact of initiatives to end FGM for communities in Ethiopia

26 Feb 2014 - 26 Feb 2014

This seminar will provide attendees with an opportunity to explore the links between FGM and early marriage, discuss the challenges that social reform around FGM entails for practicing communities, and examine the opportunities offered by a holistic approach to tackling harmful practices in this field.

Young Lives presents at OxFID 2014: Global Gamechangers

21 Feb 2014 - 22 Feb 2014

Abhijeet Singh from Young Lives will be presenting at the annual OXFID conference this weekend.

Niños del Milenio data workshop, Peru

20 Feb 2014 - 21 Feb 2014

The Young Lives team in Peru welcomed 20 participants from diverse disciplines from across Peru for a data workshop in Lima on 20 and 21 February.

University of Oxford seminar series: Children and Youth in a Changing World

28 Jan 2014 - 11 Mar 2014

We are pleased to announce this term's programme for the seminar series run with researchers and DPhil students from the University departments of Education, Geography, International Development, Public Health, Social Anthropology, and Social Policy and Intervention.

University of Oxford seminar series: Children and Youth in a Changing World

05 Nov 2013 - 03 Dec 2013

We are pleased to announce the programme for the seminar series run with researchers and DPhil students from the University departments of Education, Geography, International Development, Public Health, Social Anthropology, and Social Policy Intervention.

Child Wellness in Malawi

28 Oct 2013 - 30 Oct 2013

Young Lives deputy director, Ginny Morrow, attended a conference to discuss plans to establish a centre for research to drive improvement in the health and well-being of children in underserved regions of the world.

Launch of India Child Profiles book in Hyderabad

21 Sep 2013 - 21 Sep 2013

The Telugu language version of our new book, Changing Lives in Andhra Pradesh, was launched in Hyderabad on 21 September.

Young Lives school research to be presented at UKFIET

10 Sep 2013 - 11 Sep 2013

Education researchers from Young Lives presented on Learning, Life-Chances and Inequalities at the 2013 UKFIET conference in Oxford on 10 September 2013.

Launch: “Doing well in life”: Peruvian teenagers’ perceptions of well-being

05 Sep 2013 - 05 Sep 2013

New research on youth well-being is set to be launched in Lima next month

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