ILD | The Institute for Lifecourse Development

ILD | The Institute for Lifecourse Development

The Institute for Lifecourse Development is a key anchor resource where professionals from many different fields work closely together with researchers and stakeholders from public, charitable and voluntary organisations. Together we are developing effective and economically sustainable lifecourse solutions and tackle some of the most significant challenges society faces.

Working with our extensive network of external healthcare and education partners, as well as business and public sector organisations, we focus on using interdisciplinary expertise to promote the lifelong wellbeing of vulnerable and marginalised people in the community.

Together we are developing effective and economically sustainable lifecourse solutions and tackle some of the most significant challenges society faces. Working with our extensive network of external healthcare and education partners, as well as business and public sector organisations, we focus on using interdisciplinary expertise to promote the lifelong wellbeing of vulnerable and marginalised people in the community.

Our work

Our vision is to reduce inequalities and to promote lifelong good health and wellbeing, inclusive quality education, productive employment and decent work, and peace and justice for all. To demonstrate our commitment to sustainable development, we will champion initiatives to meaningfully engage with vulnerable populations and communities and take an interdisciplinary and innovation-based approach with a strong focus on open science, transparency, accountability and value for money. We will optimise our inclusive partnerships, to drive collective priority setting with our partners ensuring that evidence generated from our translational research has local and global relevance, improves outcomes and leads to advances in real-world practice.

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If you are interested in becoming a partner of the Institute, collaborating with us, or commissioning research, contact ILD@gre.ac.uk. We offer:

  • Short courses in health economics, simulation-based training and research, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and grant proposal writing
  • Commissioned research, service evaluations, and consultancy on health or education related issues (e.g. domestic violence, child maltreatment, mental health, substance abuse, injuries, low engagement with education and employment, ageing workforce, physical activity and nutrition, racism, discrimination and social exclusion)
  • Cost of illness studies and economic evaluations of interventions
  • Equality and Diversity training for businesses
  • Anti-bullying training for schools
  • CPD/CE training for teachers and health professionals
  • Presentations to corporate audiences
  • Postgraduate courses and PhD supervision
  • State of the art clinical simulation facilities, including high-fidelity mannequins, replicated clinical areas, virtual and augmented reality.

Get in touch to turn your ideas into a successful project.

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