Education

Education is the greatest global opportunity for preparing adolescents for life, work, and active citizenship. The Accelerate Hub investigates the barriers and opportunities for education and schooling in Africa, and their wider implications on health, wellbeing, and livelihoods.

Generation of podcasts

Building on the successful first generation of Hub podcasts in 2019, this project will generate podcasts drawing in people from different parts of the Hub ...

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Interventions through interdisciplinary co-creation and narrative approaches

This initiative brings together scholars and practitioners from multiple disciplines, with interconnecting interests in narrative and its social and cultural impacts to use storytelling and ...

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MAISHA longitudinal study

A four-wave cohort study of adult women in Mwanza, Tanzania investigating predictors and consequences of intimate partner violence, including its impact on adolescents. Team: Professor ...

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Ibadan in-school adolescents

A cross-sectional study with 3000 adolescents in Nigeria, with a focus on mental health and educational outcomes. Team: Professor Olayinka Omigbodun (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

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Child and community care

This study tracks the development of children and families affected by HIV attending established community based organisations (CBOs) across South Africa, Malawi, and Zambia. Team: ...

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Scaling-up interventions for impact

This research project is led by researchers from the University of Oxford in collaboration with NGOs in Africa that work with adolescents. The central part ...

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Evaluating the impact of Ethiopia’s Health Extension Programme on adolescent health and wellbeing

Led by Dr William Rudgard (University of Oxford) and Silinganisiwe Dzumbunu (University of Cape Town), this project is aimed at evaluating the effects of the ...

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Young Carers

Previous research has reported that orphaned children are more likely to have mental health problems and educational deficits, and are more likely to contract HIV ...

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Mzantsi Wakho

Mzantsi Wakho is a longitudinal mixed-method study with a cohort of 1,059 HIV-positive adolescents. This research project is intended to promote ART adherence and SRH ...

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HEY BABY

Hey Baby is a longitudinal mixed-methods cohort study of 800 adolescent parents and their children. This study aims to assess pathways to resilience among adolescent ...

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