All posts tagged London

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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Interview with a blended learning student

Maria Luisa Tejada de Rivero Sawers from Mexico is in the fourth year of her MSc Public Health and recently completed two modules at the School by blended learning. We caught up with Maria Luisa to find out about her experience.

To begin, tell us a little about yourself

I…

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London Model World Health Organization Simulation (LonWHO) 2017

By Brian Wong, MSc Epidemiology alumnus, Co-Founder & Co-Director LonWHO 2017
Great learning experience, good networking opportunity and a fun way of understanding and enacting health policy to a greater depth! – delegate
On 20-22nd October, international delegates gathered at Keppel Street for the inaugural London Model WHO…

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Staff & Student Photo Competition 2017: the results!

This summer we introduced a new photo competition, inviting staff & students to submit photos across three categories, representing a typical day working or studying at the School; showing research and projects in the field; or of adolescents, women, newborns and children.

Each category was judged by a separate panel…

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Mapping the Bijagos islands

By Scott Tytheridge, MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control

The Missing Maps project was created to map areas of the world that lack comprehensive maps, particularly for the purpose of humanitarian aid.  The first stage, which is the ‘mapping parties’, is the initial and basic laying down of buildings and…

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How to survive studying in London

Esther Taks from the Netherlands is studying the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases. In this blog, Esther shares her top five tips for studying in London and at the School.

1. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the School – The classes are really interesting and even subjects that don…

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Green thumbs and purple Polio for reading week, anyone?

By Le Quach and Jourdan McGinn

Le and Jourdan are generously sponsored by the Rotary International Foundation as Global Scholars. Each year, a handful of students begin at the School as Global Scholars.

Le is studying the MSc Epidemiology and her undergraduate studies were economics and politics. She has studied…

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Web-based intervention for stroke patients finalist in recent International Student Innovation Award

Sureshkumar Kamalakannan recently completed his PhD at the School, during which he developed ‘Care for Stroke’, a web-based intervention to help stroke patients in India recover at home. Sureshkumar was nominated for the recent International Student Innovation Award,  which celebrates London’s most talented and innovative international students.

I…

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Student photo competition 2016: the results!

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

With dozens of fantastic photos to choose from, it was not an easy decision for the judges, however in…

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South of 10 and North of 60: Playing my role in keeping international maternal health a Canadian development priority

Gillian McKay is undertaking the DrPH programme in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy. Gillian has recently been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation in Canada.
It’s 1100 at night, and it’s still light out as I write this blog.  At the moment…

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