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The Study team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

5 Tips for living reasonably in an expensive London

MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health student Claudia Donkor highlights her top five ways to get a good deal in London:

1) Sign up for points!

Most supermarkets and shops have points schemes or membership rewards. Examples include Tesco (you can get double points at Christmas etc.), Sainsbury’s (500…

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Five top tips on student accommodation in London

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Nwaizu Azuka shares his advice on finding somewhere to live in London:

The Master’s Degree programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is quite intensive and as such, requires undiluted focus.  It cannot be overemphasized that having a comfortable accommodation…

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Eyes Wide Open in Guinea Bissau

Dr Anna Last, a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD fellow in the School’s Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, won a Young Investigator Award at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in New Orleans last month, for her work on pathogen diversity in…

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How Science Has Recently Affected the Royal Family

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:
I’m not ashamed to admit that when it comes to my reading and studying, I tend to stay pretty tunnel vision on science articles and books…

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A Saturday in London

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:
Last Saturday, on November 8th, our group of Study Ambassadors got the opportunity to participate in a treasure hunt all over Westminster, and we had a blast…

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Night at The Museum– Halloween Edition

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:

So, I decided to spend my Halloween night this year in a way quite different than I’m used to, by attending the AfterHours event at the…

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A student’s summer project – To India and Back

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Ruth Zwizwai wrote a blog during her summer project. In this post Ruth shares the highlights of her trip to India…

“Where you go becomes part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

This summer project has been challenging and rewarding in equal measures. From the…

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Summer Project: Sampling mosquito populations

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Corey Le Claire co-produced a video with JD Charlwood while undertaking fieldwork for his summer project, which involved investigating different vector sampling techniques in Kyamura, Kagera Region, Tanzania:

 

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Summer Project: Working in Cambodia

For her summer project, winner of our student photo competition Molly Miller-Petrie is investigating the the management of children’s waste and interest in new hygienic disposal products. Molly’s research has taken her to the Kampong Speu province in Cambodia.

The leaves of the banana trees lining the…

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Student photo competition: the results are in!

This summer we held our first student photo competition to find photos taken by current students representing the theme of A student of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

We received over 50 fantastic entries and the competition was very close, but in the end the judges voted…

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