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Are your baking skills the best thing since sliced bread? Do you knead a reason to bake? Well doughnut stress the Great War Bake Off wants you!
As part of Explore Your Archive week, which runs nationally November 18th – 26th, the Archives have delved into their Nutrition Collection and selected…
From time to time, the Student Advice & Counselling Service select…
LSHTM authors are increasingly choosing to publish their work open access. Looking at the open access profile of the School’s publications, almost 40% of research articles are published in fully open access journals, with the percentage of open access articles published in hybrid journals not increasing substantially since 2001. Costs, however, have increased and hybrid articles in 2017 on average around £700 more expensive than articles in fully open access journals. These costs may not be sustainable and in terms of immediate “value for money” at least, hybrid journals may not be the best option. Read more
In a previous blog* I extolled the virtues of walking in London. Here are a couple of books to set local walks in an historical public health and tropical medicine context.
Black, Nick. Walking London’s medical history. London : Hodder Arnold, 2012.
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An abundance of scholarly resources are available to the researcher, easily discoverable through use of a few search terms. However, this opulence comes at a price: there is too much literature for a researcher to find and read themselves. Text and Data Mining (TDM) offer a solution for health researchers wishing to analyse a large corpus of resources, including research papers, medical records, and other material, even when the information is held in an unstructured form. The resultant output may be used to identify hidden patterns that emerge over time and across geographic regions, predict and address gaps within the data, and convert content into a form better suited to modern research. Read more