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60 seconds with…Katherine Gibney

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick rundown of what our staff do here at Itad. Here is what Katherine had to say…

What’s your job here at Itad?

Design and Brand Coordinator. It’s a new role in Itad’s growing communications team and I’ve been here since January 2019.

What does that involve?

Creative design support …

Reflections from the 2019 UK Evaluation Society Conference

Our takeaways from the 2019 UK Evaluation Society conference really reflect the event’s theme of ‘Evaluation: A Diverse Field’. In our blog this year, Talar Bogosyan explores how evaluation can keep pace in our digital world, Jessica Rust-Smith reflects on the importance of accessible evaluation outputs and Elisa Sandri wonders how the field is only now beginning to …

Complex systems thinking in international development

One of the key themes of the 2019 UK Evaluation Society conference was complex systems thinking. Keynote speaker Dr Matt Egan, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, suggested that systems thinking is vitally important to help us understand a complex reality.

For evaluation practice, this entails moving away from ‘traditional evaluations’ of …