Monthly Archives: July 2014

Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: LSHTM international-research collaborations

In September 2014, the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, focusing on people-centred health systems. The symposium has become an essential venue for researchers, policy-makers, funders and implementers to work together … Continue reading

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Global Health Diplomacy

Thanks to the recommendation of several LSHTM professors I spent the first part of my summer doing courses: one was a 6-week on-line course on ‘Understanding Research Methods’ (www.coursera.org) which I greatly recommend and which will help you do your … Continue reading

Introducing Altmetrics

You may have noticed the recently installed Altmetrics plug-in on the School’s online repository of research – LSHTM Research Online as well as on the Schools’ Publications Database. Below each paper now appears a doughnut or polo with different colours and a number  to quickly convey … Continue reading

Dr Kate Mitchell presents at AIDS 2014 on PrEP for sex workers and MSM

Dr Kate Mitchell, a mathematical modeller in the SaME team,  presented at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia on 24 July 2014 on “Estimating the potential impact and efficiency of PrEP for FSWs and MSM in Bangalore, Southern … Continue reading

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Student photo competition: the results are in!

This summer we held our first student photo competition to find photos taken by current students representing the theme of A student of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. We received over 50 fantastic entries and the competition was … Continue reading

Improving Health in Wartime Exhibition

August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. To commemorate this event, the Library & Archives Service has created an exhibition to show how tropical medicine and public health professionals have worked to improve … Continue reading