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Ligia is Head of Research and Evaluation at Crisis, where she leads on the design and delivery of one of the largest programs of research and evaluation on issues related to housing and homelessness in the UK. She is also leading on a major initiative to set up a new Centre for Homelessness Impact to champion the use of evidence in policy and practice. Lígia joined the charity in March 2008, following stints at the Young Foundation and the Refugee Council. She was awarded a PhD from the Government Department of the London School of Economics in 2007. Lígia is a 2016 Clore Fellow, having been awarded the Specialist Fellowship on Housing and Homelessness, funded by the Oak Foundation.
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