Monthly Archives: September 2013

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field, edited by alumnus Dr Katherine Venables (MSc Occupational Medicine 1980). Divided into seven parts the book discusses ‘new’ occupational diseases such as pneumonia in … Continue reading

New Short Course in Non-Communicable Diseases

We are delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new short course at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine covering the globally important topic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, are … Continue reading

Seminar report: ‘Keep Research Secure and address Open Access obligations’

On September 24th the Library & Archives Service and IT Service organised a 90 minute seminar on dealing with information security and open access requirements in research project on September 24th. The purpose of the session was to demonstrate how … Continue reading

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Sexual practices: what did young people say is ‘normal’?

We wanted to know what sorts of sexual activities 16-18 year olds thought were common among people their age. Our interviewees generally expected to experience practices such as vaginal fingering and oral sex before ‘losing their virginity’. These non-coital practices were seen … Continue reading

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Retirement: Dr Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson retired at the end of September after six years as Associate Dean of Studies, following a varied career at the School lasting nearly nineteen years.  “Some people have been kind enough to ask why I have decided to … Continue reading

Health Policy & Planning Debated

Health Policy & Planning Debated is a new blog looking for your contributions. Health Policy and Planning, the journal on health policy and systems research, recently launched the new blog offering news, comment and analysis on the latest research published in the … Continue reading