Research and training are essential components in the process of understanding health and healthcare and in building the human resource capacity for health service delivery in developing contexts. In addition to conducting independent applied research, Anthrologica maintains close affiliation with academic institutions, runs workshops and provides on-site tailored training to healthcare professionals.
Dr Juliet Bedford, the Director of Anthrologica, holds a D.Phil (Ph.D) from the University of Oxford where she is Research Associate at the School of Anthropology. She maintains strong links with the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and contributes to its research portfolio. (isca.ox.ac.uk)
Anthrologica is also connected to the Global Health Governance project and Oxford Global Health Network, part of the Global Economic Governance Programme based at Oxford University. (globaleconomicgovernance.org)
The Centre, based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is a focus of international expertise and competence in disability research and teaching in the context of public health and development. The Centre places strong emphasis on translating research outcomes into practice and works mainly in low and middle income countries. Anthrologica is a collaborative partner of the Centre for Disability and Development (disabilitycentre.lshtm.ac.uk)
OUC is the consultancy arm of Oxford University and a division of Isis Innovation Limited, Oxford's wholly-owned technology transfer company. OUC aims to connect industry with academic expertise from one of the world's premier research institutions. Anthrologica has been registered with OUC since April 2010. (isis-innovation.com)
Merlin is the only specialist UK charity which responds worldwide with vital health care and medical relief for vulnerable people caught up in natural disasters, conflict, disease and health system collapse. Anthrologica has been a member of Merlin's Associate Trainers and Consultants register since August 2008. (merlin.org.uk)