Monthly Archives: April 2014

25th Birthday Celebrations of The Navrongo Health Research Centre

Twenty-five years ago, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and collaborators helped the Ghanaian Ministry of Health found the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC) in northern Ghana. The Centre currently employs over 200 staff, and is still conducting ground-breaking … Continue reading

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The London School and Brazil: Science and Collaboration

The London School and Brazil: Science and Collaboration Date: Tuesday 27 May 2014 to Thursday 29 May 2014 Time: 10:00 am Venue: LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Conference   Join us for an exciting opportunity for … Continue reading

Event: Shaking up teaching by flipping classrooms

This Bloomsbury Learning Environment event is due to take place Wednesday 21st May 2014, and focuses on the ‘flipped classroom’. Key information What does it mean to “flip a classroom”? What are the drivers that are leading to new ways … Continue reading

Independent evolution of harmful organisms from one bacterial family

For the first time, researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have studied the Black Death bacterium’s entire family tree to fully understand how some of the family members evolve to become harmful. Contrary to popular belief, … Continue reading

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UPDATE Presentation Added: May 8th – Disability and Education in the South: Repositioning the debates

Part of the Disability Centre Seminar Series  Disability and Education in the South: Repositioning the debates Speaker: Dr Nidhi Singal, Senior Lecturer, at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge About the lecture: This presentation will use India as an … Continue reading

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Studying at the School: a distance learning perspective

I am currently studying the MSc Global Health Policy by distance learning. As part of the programme, we are offered the opportunity to study up to two modules at the School in London…” For me as an MSc distance learner … Continue reading

UNDER THE SURFACE : Somerset Floods 2014

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus and successful photographer, Matilda Temperley is attempting to produce a beautiful hardback, cloth bound, black and white photographic book to document the devastating Somerset floods of 2014. Click here to read more about … Continue reading

Exploring the health outcomes of shared sanitation

Marieke Heijnen, a PHD student and research assistant within the Environmental Health Group, has recently collaborated on a systematic review which looks at the health outcomes of shared sanitation use. The piece which was published in PLOSone, brings together the limited available … Continue reading