Webinar: ‘Preventing Harm in Research’

This is a recording of a live event that took place on the 1 July 2020 and was organised by UKCDR. This webinar was targeted at the international development research community. It aimed to raise awareness of the new guidance on safeguarding, increase understanding of the definition of safeguarding in the context of international development research and highlight how the research community can use it.


  • Marta Tufet, Executive Director, UKCDR
  • Sheila Mburu, Safeguarding Lead, Research & Policy Officer, UKCDR
  • Sarah Ball, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI)
  • Kerry Garfitt, Wellcome
  • Ben Raynor, Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
  • Kweku Ackom, Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Alison MacEwan, Department for Health & Social Care (DHSC)
  • Linnea Renton, Research Fellow on Safeguarding,Antislavery Knowledge Network, University of Liverpool
  • Prof. Sally Theobald, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and ARISE – GCRF Accountability for Informal Urban Equity Hub
  • Dr. Bintu Mansaray, ARISE HUB