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Education UK Alumni Awards 2017 – get ready to apply or nominate!

The Education UK Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities…

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Alumni Profile: Kavita Chauhan

Public Health Foundation of India Programme Manager and MSc Public Health (Health Promotion) alumna, Kavita Chauhan reflected on her experience of being a student at the School, her proudest moment to date and her aspirations for the future.

“Life at LSHTM was very busy”, she told us “with stimulating lectures…

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Obituary: Gerald Vivian Coles

With much sadness we announce that Gerald Vivian Coles (Grad. Dip. Occ. Hyg. 1966 and Senior Lecturer in OH 1974-76) passed away on 16 January 2016, following a protracted period of ill health, aged 91.

After graduating from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1966 Gerald…

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The Shakespeare Hut

In July and August celebrate Shakespeare at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine by visiting our Shakespeare Hut installation and reenactment.

The project will commemorate the lives of the servicemen who used, and the women who worked at the Shakespeare Hut, which was erected on the grounds of…

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First Friends of MSF Group at the School

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently set up their first Friends of MSF (FoMSF) group. The aim of FoMSF is to raise awareness of the work of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and global humanitarian issues through events aimed at fundraising and encouraging students to consider working…

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Stuart Paynter Obituary

Stuart Paynter (MSc Public Health, 1999), sadly passed away 25 May 2016 aged 46 in Queensland, Australia where he was Senior Lecturer of Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Public Health.

Stuart was a wildly intelligent, outgoing person who wasn’t easily forgotten by those who met him. He was…

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Letter from Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to London HE institutions

 6 July 2016

Dear Colleague

I received a number of letters from London’s universities and from London Higher and Universities UK at the start of my Mayoralty. I greatly appreciated this and look forward to working with you over the coming years.

I know the referendum result will be…

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Alumni Profile: Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda

Senior Programme Specialist (Monitoring) at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York, Dr Boniface Francis Kalanda told us about why getting a MSc Public Health (Health Systems Management) via distance learning from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was challenging, but worthwhile; the strong relationships he made whilst studying…

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FCO Events: Women in the United Nations

From 15 to 17 November 2016, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) together with the United Nations (UN) and others is organising a number of events in London, Birmingham and Durham aimed at encouraging senior level British women to consider jobs at the UN. Speakers will include the World Health…

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School statement on Brexit

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will inevitably have significant implications for higher education and research, and for our School. Many of our staff and students are from EU countries, we are involved in European research programmes, and have an influential voice in European public health and…

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