Short Course on Researching Gender Based Violence: Methods and Meaning

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is accepting applications for a one week highly rated short course on gender based violence research methods. Further details on this to follow:

Course dates: 12 - 16 February 2018 

Course details

This course aims to strengthen participants’ knowledge and skills to conduct or commission technically rigorous, ethical and policy- and service-relevant research on various forms of violence against women.

The course is intended for individuals who will conduct or commission research on gender-based violence. It will be of particular interest to those who want to add a ‘violence component’ to study that is quantitative or qualitative study or an intervention evaluation. It is relevant for individuals working on health-related topics such as, sexual and reproductive health, maternal health, HIV, mental health and substance use.

Upon completing the course, participants will have a strong understanding of: current gold standard methods to conceptualise and measure violence exposures, various methodological techniques for assessing the relationship between violence and health outcomes; and practical issues faced when meeting ethical and safety obligations.

Eligibility

This is a specialised course focusing on methods to research gender based violence. Participants are expected have some prior familiarity or experience with conducting research, and relevant knowledge about the subject of gender based violence. Teaching will be conducted in English and participants will need sufficient language skills to read course materials and participate actively in group discussions. Participants will be expected to have an undergraduate degree and ideally, some post graduate training in research methods. Knowledge of computers and a basic knowledge of word for Windows and Excel is also essential.

Course fee

Fee for 2018 is £1,640.00

This fee covers participation in the course and course materials. If the course fee is to be paid on the applicant’s behalf, please send a letter from the sponsor to confirm this as soon as possible. Otherwise, the applicant will be held personally responsible for payment.

Please note applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the course is filled. Apply online today!

For more information, visit: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/courses/short-courses/gender-violence