Research and international developmentEvent
- 16 November 2017
- Highfield Campus
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Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department for International Development, will be visiting the University on Thursday 16 November to deliver her lecture as part of the 2017 Distinguished Lectures programme.
Professor Charlotte Watts PhD FMedSci is Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department for International Development, where she is Director of the Research and Evidence Division. Charlotte is seconded from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she is a Professor in Social and Mathematical Epidemiology. She is a global expert on HIV and on violence against women, with her work over the past twenty five years spanning analyses of the social, economic and gendered determinants of HIV risk, mathematical modelling of disease trajectories, intervention design and evaluation, economic evaluation and co-financing approaches.
Charlotte has a PhD in mathematics from the University of Warwick, is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and foreign associate member of the US National Academy of Medicine. She has published over two hundred publications, led large research programmes, and supervised PhD students.