All posts in Medical Parasitology

Across the pond and back: my year at the School

Brittany from the USA studied the MSc Medical Parasitology in 2014/15 (check back for Brittany’s blogs during her studies). Here, Brittany remembers her time at the School from the moment she received her offer to landing a great job.

I cried. There I was, a senior at university…

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Student photo competition: the results!

For our photo competition this summer, we invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

With over 100 fantastic photos to choose from, the judges had a very difficult decision to make, but ultimately awarded first…

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Science in Scotland: How do You Catch Ticks?

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany writes about her summer project research in Scotland:

Here comes a cliche excuse on why I haven’t been posting, but it is a legitimate one. I have had major ‘make it or break it’ exams that consisted of everything learned this year from October…

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So, What is There to do on a Weekend in London?

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London:

Weekends in London, there is always something to do. Always. Coming up on the home stretch of the School year, it’s normal for students to get super stressed, lock themselves in their rooms, and do nothing but…

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Parasitology at the Natural History Museum, London

A few days from graduating, MSc Medical Parasitology alumnus Tom Pennance looks back on his time at the School and how it has led to his current role at the Natural History Museum:

The graduation ceremony for the School’s graduates of 2014 is fast approaching, which has provided me…

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Seeing Science for Free in London: The Wellcome Collection

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

The Science of forensics, medicine made into art, and a massive collection of historical medical equipment. Those are some of the many things happening at my most…

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A Visit to the Google London Offices

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

Recently, I got the opportunity through London Universities International Partnership to visit the Google offices in London. We got to check out the coolest working environment I…

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Transport for London: Exploring the Underground

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, I got an amazing opportunity to learn all about the history of London’s famous Underground, followed by an exclusive tour of a decommissioned Underground…

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From London to Sweden: A Train, a Plane, and Two Buses Later

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

 

 

London is said to be the gateway to the rest of Europe, and I couldn’t agree more. With all the travel options going in…

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Seeing Science for Free in London – Do Penguins Have Knees?

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

I feel like I say this every other week, but I think I have found my new favorite place in London!

As common as it is to…

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