Methodology innovation

The Accelerate Hub collaborates with global researchers to understand and resolve methodological findings that arise in generating evidence around development accelerators.

Mixed methods research

This project brings together researchers in the Hub working with both qualitative and quantitative data (in differing proportions) to explore the relationships of adolescents living ...

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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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Impact of social protection programmes in Zambia

A cross-sectional study in four districts in Zambia, with data collection in 2019 from the evaluation of the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of ...

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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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Interpreting evidence on development accelerators from non-randomised evaluations

This project is aimed at translating emerging evidence from non-randomised evaluations of development accelerators into concrete and actionable policy recommendations.  The Accelerate Hub has pioneered ...

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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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