Alumni Fundraising Campaign

2014-2015 Alumni Fundraising Telephone Campaign raises £130,000

Another successful Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising campaign has come to a close for the year. The 2014-2015 campaign, which began in November of last year, ended on March 6th after raising an amazing £130,000 for people, projects and partnerships.

We would like to thank all alumni who kindly…

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Winners of the British Council Awards

School Alumnus wins British Council Education UK Alumni award

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Alumnus Dr Rajesh Babu Bhatchala has been awarded the Social Impact Award at the British Council’s Education UK Alumni Awards 2015.

The winners of the awards, which honour outstanding success in Entrepreneurship, Professional Achievement and Social Impact by Indians who have graduated…

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Keppel Street Library

Legacy Tea

When: Tuesday 28th April 2015

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Venue: Keppel Street Library, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

Type of event: Entertainment, Fundraising

Admission: RSVP here.

The School’s first Legacy Tea is intended both to thank those who have pledged a legacy to the School and to share information with…

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Celebrating Women in Science

Since the founding of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1899, women have made important contributions to the advancement of science and public health. Over time, professional opportunities have expanded for women, reflected in their changing roles and responsibilities at the School. In the early days of…

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Talks on Tap: A social way to share our ideas and stories

The Keppel Street Bar was recently re-launched as the Pump Handle Bar, in honour of Dr John Snow’s famous research on the water transmission of cholera in Soho. We want the Bar to be a space where staff, students and alumni can relax, socialise and share ideas with…

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Keppel Street Building

The Alumni Fund – why donate?

The School’s Alumni Fund raises money for people, projects and partnerships around the world. Money donated to the fund goes towards:

• Scholarships for talented students who would otherwise not be able to fund their studies
• Grants for research field work in low and middle-income countries
• The School’s…

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Dancers performing at the LUIP Reception in New York

London tops Google poll of most searched for city by US students

Exclusive Google research reveals that London is the most searched for city on the internet by US students looking to study overseas.  London is the most popular city in the world for US students with nearly 30,000 studying in the city each year, a total that cannot be matched…

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Alumni Profile: Professor Emeritus Dato Dr C.P. Ramachandran

Internationally-renowned parasitologist Professor Emeritus Dato Dr C.P. Ramachandran reflects on his time at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where he completed a Postgraduate Diploma of Applied Parasitology & Medical Entomology in 1959. His biography, I am… because of you, was released last year.

“Recognising my…

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Obituary: Dr Colin Leake

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr Colin Leake following a long battle with illness.

Dr Leake’s association with the School began in 1971 after Professor Raja Varma invited Colin straight from Leeds University to work with him and Mary Pudney on arthropod cell…

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Women in Science Exhibition – Archive Alive…..Peter Mine

Date: Tuesday 17 February 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: The Pumphandle Bar, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Entertainment
Admission: Booking required at

No woman’s name adorns the frieze on the exterior of the London School of Hygiene…

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