“Demography, for me, is all about looking at both UK and international perspectives – it’s a really useful subject.”

Rebecca Musgrove, LSHTM Alumna from the MSc Demography & Health programme, talks to us about her academic and professional career in Public Health.

Hi Rebecca, thanks for talking to us today. Would you be able to tell me a bit about your academic and professional background prior to joining the…

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“The MSc Demography & Health… I wouldn’t be here without it!” – Ellen tells us about her career so far

This month, we interviewed Ellen Flint, Head of Scientific Strategy at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) about her academic and professional career. She showed us that academia isn’t the only path you can follow with an MSc from LSHTM.

Hi Ellen, thanks for talking to us today…

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“For me, it has been life-changing”: Malik reflects on life after LSHTM

We interviewed alumnus Malik, from the Maldives, about his life and experiences since graduating from LSHTM. He studied the MSc Public Health in Developing Countries (now known as MSc Public Health for Development)  and has since gone on to develop his career in some amazing ways…

Hi Malik. Thanks for…

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Students’ Representative Council

By Naomi Walker, 2017-18 VP for Research Degrees

If you had asked anyone – including former me – if I was likely to end up in ‘student politics’, I am sure they would have responded with a resounding “no”. Yet here I am, and it has been quite an experience! Let…

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Executive Programme Successfully Concludes in Cape Town

Executive Programme successfully concludes in Cape Town

The inaugural Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership has concluded in Cape Town with Fellows enjoying a rich diversity of speakers and workshops to round off what has been an incredibly successful first year for the Programme.  

The week was hosted by our…

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Why study Global Health by distance learning?

Why study Global Health by distance learning?

Ellen from the LSHTM Study Team explains why distance learning can be a fantastic way to develop your Global Health career.

Study at your own pace

Distance learning programmes enable you to study at your own pace and at times that suit you…

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Executive Programme Fellows enjoy “transformational experience” in Geneva

Fellows on the inaugural Executive Programme for Global Health Leadership recently participated in the second of three residential week at our partner institution, The Graduate Institute Geneva.

The theme of the week was negotiation and the global health diplomacy skills needed for operating on a complex global stage. The setting…

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Life between water and sand: Promoting mental well-being in communities affected by El Niño, Peru”

Elaine Flores, PhD student at LSHTM won a small grant for a public engagement activity entitled: “Life between water and sand: Promoting resilience and mental well-being among communities affected by El Niño-related floods and landslides in Peru”

I have been interested in the impact that natural or…

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A day in the life of an LSHTM student

By Varsha Hande, MSc Public Health

BRRRRINNNGGGGG: My alarm jolts me out of my sleep and my favourite dream; receiving the LSHTM master’s certificate on graduation day! I groggily walk to my sink to brush my teeth. As I brush, I think about the day ahead of me. It…

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New Voices in Global Health Award

Congratulations to MSc Global Mental Health student M. Tasdik Hasan, who won the “New Voices in Global Health Award 2017” at the recent World Health Summit in Berlin. In this post, Tasdik describes the project that won him the award.

The New Voices in Global Health Award recognises emerging researchers…

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