March 17, 2014: Research on a Shoestring

In this webinar on March 17, 2014, Dr. Lucie Cluver (Oxford University) and Dr. Monica Ruiz-Casares (McGill University) shared their experiences, challenges and lessons learned in gathering evidence for child protection in South Africa and Liberia.

You can watch the full video below.

About the presenters:

Dr. Lucie Cluver is an Associate Professor in Evidence-Based Social Intervention in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, and an Honorary Lecturer in Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town. She works closely with the South African government, USAID-PEPFAR, UNICEF, the World Health Organisation and Save the Children, and with other international NGOs, to provide research evidence that can improve the lives of children affected by HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Monica Ruis-Casares is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Faculty Associate at the Centre for Research on Children and Families and the School of Social Work, McGill University. She is also Scientific Advisor at SHERPA, Centre de Santé et des Services Sociaux de la Montagne in Montreal. Her current research focuses on the wellbeing and protection of orphan, separated, and unsupervised children and adolescents across cultures; ethics in global research with children; and social policy and program evaluation.

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