All posts tagged summer project

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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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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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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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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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Children playing Kichocho( schistosomiasis) safe games at a School in Zanzibar

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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A student’s summer project – To India and Back

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Ruth Zwizwai wrote a blog during her summer project. In this post Ruth shares the highlights of her trip to India…

“Where you go becomes part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

This summer project has been challenging and rewarding in equal measures. From the…

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Summer Project: Sampling mosquito populations

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Corey Le Claire co-produced a video with JD Charlwood while undertaking fieldwork for his summer project, which involved investigating different vector sampling techniques in Kyamura, Kagera Region, Tanzania:

 

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