Doing Translational Research
About This Show
Doing Translational Research explores the process of translating research findings into policy and practice and working with practitioners and policy makers to design more effective research studies. The podcast is produced by The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University. The BCTR expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 15: Aging and Insecurity with Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia
Peter Lloyd-Sherlock examines the social protection, health, and well being of older people in developing countries. In this conversation he looks at some myths about elder care in developing countries (strong family support is not always present or adequate), considers the responsibilities of researchers who collaborate with NGOs, and calls for greater social care for elders.
Peter Lloyd-Sherlock is Professor of Social Policy & International Development in the School of International Development at East Anglia University, England. His main area of research is the social protection, health, and well being of older people in developing countries. He is also interested in the economic and social effects of non-communicable diseases, such as stroke, heart disease and Alzheimer’s Disease. He works closely with a wide range of international development agencies.