All posts tagged Studies

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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New Voices in Global Health Award

Congratulations to MSc Global Mental Health student M. Tasdik Hasan, who won the “New Voices in Global Health Award 2017” at the recent World Health Summit in Berlin. In this post, Tasdik describes the project that won him the award.

The New Voices in Global Health Award recognises emerging researchers…

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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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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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Bloomsbury Square, rich browns among the fading green

Autumn in Bloomsbury

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE.

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”― William Cullen Bryant

Arriving this September, the weather in London was still warm and sunny. In…

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The paradox of time… (in University)

By Jillian Kowalchuk, MSc Public Health (Distance Learning). Jillian recently completed her blended learning option, which allows PG Diploma and MSc distance learning students the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in place of distance learning modules.

As you may have already guessed my timeline is…

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Designing Disease Control Programmes in Developing Countries – Team Awesome

By Nwaizu Azuka, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases

I have become so familiar with the word DEADLINE, as I have had to find it on every corner for the last 4 months. Another deadline approached by the middle of the first term; this time for the choice of my terms…

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Part Two: Picking the Project

*This is a 5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream).

Picking The Project
“How do you feel about informal markets in Bangkok?”

“You mean like… the black market?”

And that’s how my Summer…

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Life at the London School of Hygiene – Staff and students

Today I want to write about two of my favourite things about LSHTM: the students, and the staff.

One of the aspects of the School I have most enjoyed is meeting such a diverse, intelligent and enthusiastic collection of students. People have travelled to London from scores of countries, and…

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