Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Workpackage: Principal Investigator
Ensuring management and integrity of the design while conducting and reporting the research project.
Managing, monitoring, and ensuring the integrity of collaborative relationships.
Professor Claire Heffernan is Director of the London International Development Centre and Chair of International Development at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC.) She holds a joint appointment with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM.) Her work at the Centre focuses on facilitating interdisciplinary research across seven University of London institutions aimed at addressing critical challenges in international development.
Current thematic areas include nutrition, health, agriculture, humanitarian emergencies, zoonotic diseases, impact evaluation and education. Claire’s particular areas of expertise include the application of interdisciplinary research within the development sphere in addition to the emerging paradigm of solutions-based research.