Monthly Archives: February 2013

Help feed the world – new distance learning module launched

Post submitted by Dr Alan Dangour, who leads the team delivering the new Programming for Nutrition Outcomes distance learning module Undernutrition is currently at the centre-stage of debates on international development.  A food and nutrition event hosted by the UK … Continue reading

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Going the distance: The new trend for distance learning

Inspiring alumnus, Enas Newire, was recently featured in an article in the Independent highlighting the surge in popularity of taking a degree by Distance Learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Taking the Msc Infectious Diseases by … Continue reading

Alumni v Students and Staff Pub Quiz: The Rematch

Date: Thursday 7 March 2013 Time: 6:00 pm Venue: Canal 125, 125 Caledonian Road, London , N1 9RG Join us at London’s Canal 125 for the ultimate battle of the brains. Last year, a team of alumni took the title of quiz-masters – can they … Continue reading

Emerging Themes in Epidemiology: Open Access journal trains student editors

Epidemiology is a constantly evolving field. From John Snow’s investigations of the spatial distribution of cholera cases in London more than 150 years ago, to modern-day whole genome association studies, epidemiology has a rich history of developing new methods of … Continue reading

New international development Fellowship launched

The London International Development Centre (LIDC) has launched a new Fellowship Scheme that aims to support new collaborative research projects in international development between academics from at least two different Bloomsbury Colleges. The Bloomsbury Colleges include Birkbeck, Institute of Education, … Continue reading

Global Public Health – Ecological Foundations

  MSc Social Medicine alumnus Franklin White is lead author of this exciting new textbook. Frank is President of Pacific Health & Development Sciences, an international health monitoring and evaluation consulting firm based in Victoria, British Columbia. He holds appointments at … Continue reading

Campaign for a John Snow Google Doodle

An alumnus who works for within John Snow, Inc emailed us to let us know about their campaign to get Google Doodle (the Google logo designs that crop up upon occasion) in honor of John Snow’s 200th birthday on March … Continue reading