Monthly Archives: June 2013

DISCUSSION PAPER: Policy Decisions in the Transport Sector

SPHR@L Discussion Paper: Policy Decisions in the Transport Sector by Rebecca Steinbach, May 2013 This discussion paper aims to inform SPHR@L’s work as part of the NIHR School for Public Health Research. To contribute to the development of our work on providing useful … Continue reading

15 – 21 June 2013

Charlotte Watts, Karen Devries and Heidi Stöckl discuss new research revealing that violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions: “This new data shows that violence against women is extremely common. We urgently need to invest in … Continue reading

New Alumni Chapter in Khartoum, Sudan

We are delighted to announce that our brand new alumni chapter in Khartoum, Sudan is now up and running! Alumni chapters are a great way to meet up with old colleagues socially, and to make new connections with successful and … Continue reading

Professor Piot Meets with Tokyo Alumni Chapter

School Director, Professor Peter Piot, visited Japan last month to collect the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for Medical Research.  The prize was awarded by the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, on 1 June – the opening day of the … Continue reading

Alumnus Andy Hall is Knighted for Services to Public Health

Congratulations to LSHTM alumnus Professor Andy Hall who was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Andy studied MSc Epidemiology in 1982, and went on to work for the School for 22 years, initially as a senior lecturer and then … Continue reading

“Take it to the pub, gentlemen.”

Last September twenty students from around the world enrolled in the first Global Mental Health (GMH) MSc, a Master’s-level course taught jointly by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King’s College Institute of Psychiatry. For the first … Continue reading