Monthly Archives: October 2014

Instruction to Students in the Use of the Library from 1947

In 1947, the then Librarian, Cyril C. Barnard, wrote a history of the School’s Library. In it, he included a section on the information skills training offered to students over the years. As you can see from the transcript below, … Continue reading

Rapid, real-time feedback from evaluation, as well as programme flexibility, is vital to health service improvement

By Tom Woodcock   We should learn from Melanesian Islanders that feedback provides the deep understanding of interventions which is key to wide-scale, successful roll-out, says Tom Woodcock Osmar White, the Australian war correspondent, told an amazing story about how, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the newly-appointed SEARCH fellows in Tanzania

We are pleased to announce that four staff members of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in Tanzania have been appointed as SEARCH fellows: Joseph Nondi, currently data manager/statistician for NACP (National AIDS Control Program) Prosper Njau, progamme … Continue reading

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Updated w/ Audio and Presentation: Why to include #disability in your studies, and how to do it

Part of the Disability Group Series: Why to include #disability in your studies, and how to do it Date: Thursday, October 16th, 2014 Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Speaker: Hannah Kuper and Islay … Continue reading

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Explaining Altmetrics at LSHTM

Fresh Martian Impact Crater by Stuart Rankin (CC-BY) https://flic.kr/p/ptSdih As users of the School’s Publications Database and LSHTM Research Online may have noticed the Altmetrics plug-in which records social media mentions of research by our academic staff. It’s an impressive … Continue reading

Updated w/ Audio and Presentations: 24th Oct Seminar: The Globalization of Disability Measurement, UCL

Audio and presentations added!   This seminar was organised by the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, and funded by UCL Futures and jointly organised with the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene … Continue reading

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