Jessica Lloyd-Evans IPR Research Assistant
Jessica provides assistance to the Research Programme Lead and Director of the IPR across a range of current and developing research projects and initiatives.
More specifically, Jessica’s role is to:
- assist the preparation of applications for externally funded research projects and initiatives
- undertake qualitative and quantitative research tasks such as conducting literature reviews, data analysis, interviews and focus groups
- provide project management support for larger scale research studies
- support the up-to-date profiling of IPR research studies and outputs on the IPR website
- support IPR research development activities such as workshops and sandpit meetings
- scan the research funding landscape for opportunities of interest to the IPR
- develop her own research areas of expertise, including writing reports and journal articles for publication
Jess joined the IPR as a Research Assistant in September 2018. Before this appointment she gained experience at the BRICS Policy Centre in Brazil where she conducted research into the effectiveness of gender mainstreaming in reintegration policy for female ex-combatants.
She has also worked in the Middle East for humanitarian assessment projects, tracking the developments of the Syrian conflict. She holds a BA in Anthropology and International Development from the University of Sussex, and an MSc in Public Policy and Human Development from The United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNUMERIT) where she specialized in Social Protection Design and Financing.