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Summer Project Tips

Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health (Health Promotion stream), shares her helpful advice for completing a Master’s summer project at the School:

Set an early date for your first draft

My supervisor told me early on she wanted my draft about a month before the due date. I work best…

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Summer project: six weeks in Zimbabwe

By Jennifer Martin, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases

Zimbabwe is a beautiful country filled with kind and gentle people, but unfortunately since independence in 1980, due to a corrupt dictatorship the country is regressing. The capital Harare is littered with remnants of colonial times that signify a once fruitful and…

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Summer project: safe sex messages in films

By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health (Health Promotion stream)

My summer project entitled, Portrayal of contraceptive use and consequences of sex in sex scenes: an analysis of recent films popular with young people utilising mixed methods, looks at the safe sex messages in films and how this can influence the…

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Vaccine reminder bracelets: Lauren Braun’s story

By Lauren Braun (MSc Public Health, Health Economics stream).

Each year around the world 4 million children die before age 5, and 1 out of 5 of those children dies of disease that could have been prevented if they had been vaccinated on time. As part of my undergraduate Global…

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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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#studyGMH: Studying Global Mental Health: A Life Experience

By Urvita Bhatia, MSc Global Mental Health

Having gained admission to the Global Mental Health Master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King’s College London, I moved to London from India in September 2014. Before moving to London I had completed my postgraduate…

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#studyGMH: How can students help tackle mental health issues?

By Georgina Miguel Esponda, MSc Global Mental Health alumna

During the MSc programme we had the opportunity to have a couple of informal gatherings with the academic staff and other guest speakers at lectures. As a result of networking through these gatherings, I had the opportunity to work as a…

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LSHTM in the time of Ebola: reflections from the Ebola Student Response

MSc Public Health in Developing Countries student Rachel Thompson explains how the Ebola Student Response, set up by students at the School, has supported the work of the School and the World Health Organization during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa:

I was actually in East Africa when the Ebola…

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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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