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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Global Health Diplomacy

Thanks to the recommendation of several LSHTM professors I spent the first part of my summer doing courses: one was a 6-week on-line course on ‘Understanding Research Methods’ (www.coursera.org) which I greatly recommend and which will help you do your academic writing. The other course was…

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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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A student’s summer project – First post: London – Mumbai – Delhi

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Ruth Zwizwai is writing a blog during her summer project. In her first post Ruth recalls lunchtime conversations, explains the importance of good data collection and gets her Indian adventure underway…

9 months after starting at the School, 2 hours after what was the…

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Artists in the classroom

During my in-house study experience at LSHTM -in the last days of March 2014- a film showing programme was organized in the Manson Lecture Theatre. “VISUAL MINUTES” were taken on a big screen.

The title of the lecture was “Communicating Health, Communicating Disease” and it was based on four…

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LSHTM Exams, a different experience

After almost two months of non stop preparation for my MSc Infectious Diseases exams, finally I was done with them. Although the results are not yet out and can not really talk about the preformance I feel like a heavy load has been lifted off my chest. It has taken…

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Introduction- Hi there!

Dear all,

I am Susan Nakubulwa and I completed the MSc in Epidemiology by distance learning last year. I attended the graduation ceremony this year in March 2014. Oh, it was such a colourful event!

I am a data manager within the statistics department at the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research…

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Studying at the School: a distance learning perspective

I am currently studying the MSc Global Health Policy by distance learning. As part of the programme, we are offered the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in London…”

For me as an MSc distance learner all the way from Georgia (Eastern-Europe) it was a…

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This glass is half-full

Visas and tickets, classmates turned friends, winter now springtime, exams and projects. Wait!!! Exams and projects??? But of course. One more term and we’ll be on the last lap. One of our lecturers had aptly predicted the total conversion of what she termed “any remaining hard core, unflinching clinicians…

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The sense of school life

Recently, I have received many emails from perspective students asking about the school; curriculums, assignments and so on. I would like to briefly explain what I have learnt so far at this school.

September to December is called term 1. We covered the foundations which are used in Public Health…

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