All posts by Victoria Bennett

Giving Tuesday 2017 is coming!

Save the date – 28 November 2017
 

#GivingTuesday is celebrated worldwide as a day to support the charities and causes that are important to you. It falls on the Tuesday after (US) Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is used as a way to give back after all the…

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LSHTM Alumni Telephone Campaign 2017/18

Thank you for your interest in this year’s telephone campaign at LSHTM. We have been running telephone campaigns for about seven years and they are always a great way for students to network with alumni and to improve their communication skills, as well as raise money for the LSHTM…

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London Marathon 2018 – Run for LSHTM

LSHTM have been lucky enough to receive a charity place for the London Marathon 2018 and we are now looking for our runner!

The marathon, on 22 April 2018, is one of the world’s most iconic sporting events with almost 40,000 people from across the globe taking part…

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Obituary: Chesmal Siriwardhana

It is with deep sadness that I must tell you our colleague Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana, Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health, died on Sunday following a collision on Oxford Street.

Chesmal joined the School in 2016, conducting research on global mental health, supervising PhD students and contributing to…

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It’s coming!

Giving Tuesday Update
#givingtuesday 2016 was a great success. This year we raised over £1,600 for the School’s Scholarship Fund. This would not have been possible without our volunteer bakers who donated their time and skills to whip up some delicious treats, and the staff and students who…

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Who will be the next leader of the WHO?

In May 2017, a new Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) will be elected. In January, the executive board of WHO will shortlist a maximum of three candidates from the current field of six declared candidates:

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Ethiopia), Minister of foreign affairs, Ethiopia
Flavia Bustreo (Italy…

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Will you be at HSR2016? Come and see our work!

Are you attending the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver in November? Below you can find the details of when you can see sessions lead by those at LSHTM, as well as the activity of the RESYST consortium. Please do stop by and see us!

There will…

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Obituary – Professor Steve Lawn

Steve Lawn was Professor of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Honorary Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and HIV, at the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town, where he was based from 2005-2012. He made major…

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In memory of Professor Stephen Lawn

 

Message from Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to all staff and students – Wed 28 September

It is with great sadness that I share the news that our exceptional colleague and friend, Professor Stephen Lawn died on Friday 23rd September at the…

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The race for life: why we need more BAME donors on the UK organ and stem cell registers

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumna, Phoebe Topping, explains her work into increasing the amount of BAME bone marrow donors.

On the tube a couple of weeks ago a very tiny article in the Evening Standard caught my eye. It was a short piece about Great Britain’s…

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