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Biography. He was appointed Deputy Government Chief Scientific Adviser and was the interim Government Chief Scientific Adviser during 2017 and early 2018. He was previously Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research and Evidence at the Department for International Development (DFID). Chris is an epidemiologist and physician.
Professor of Public and International Health. Chris Whitty is a physician and epidemiologist who works in public health, science policy and clinical medicine. Professor of Public and International Health at LSHTM. Currently seconded as Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) alongside LSHTM and NHS roles;
The Evidence Debate Continues: Chris Whitty and Stefan Dercon Respond from DFID. The worst possible solution, which we know Chris and Ros would also deplore, is using the social power of the ‘expert’ to imply we know the answer when we actually have …
The evidence debate continues: Chris Whitty and Stefan Dercon respond from DFID. It is common ground that “No-one really believes that it is feasible for external development assistance to consist purely of ‘technical’ interventions.” Neither would anyone argue that power, politics and ideology are not central to policy and indeed day-to-day
Professor Christopher Whitty is Chief Scientific Advisor for the Department of Health and Social Care. Previously he was Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research & Evidence at the Department for International Development, where he was responsible …
The political implications of evidence-based approaches The debate on evidence and results continues to rage. Rosalind Eyben and Chris Roche, two of the organiser’s of next April’s Big Push Forward conference on the Politics of Evidence, kick off a discussion. Tomorrow Chris Whitty, DFID’s Director of Research and Evidence and Chief Scientific Adviser, and Stefan…
Professor Chris Whitty Christopher Whitty CB FRCP FMedSci is Gresham Professor of Physic (the term for medicine when the post was created in 1597) at Gresham College, Professor of Public and International Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Consultant Physician at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and the
Evidence informed policy making: Evidence from DFID Ed Barney Evidence into Action DFID
Prof Charlotte Watts Chief Scientific Adviser, DFID Prof Chris Whitty Chief Scientific Adviser, DHSC Dr Sharon Ellis Director International Science and Innovation, BEIS
Chris Whitty Chief Scientific Officer DFID Josephine Bourne Associate Director Education UNICEF Christie Vilsack Senior Advisor for International Education USAID Claudia Costin Senior Director, Education The World Bank Group This guidance note is based on DFID…
Dec 17, 2015 · Policymaking is a professional skill; most scientists have no experience of it and it shows. In DFID, we stopped asking people undertaking commissioned systematic reviews to write a ‘policy implications’ summary of their review.
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