Monthly Archives: March 2015

Alumni Profile: Dr Thomas Nchinda

Dr Thomas Nchinda, Diploma Tropical Public Health 1973 and MD 1975, is a retired Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Yaoundé who also worked extensively at TDR and the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva. He … Continue reading

Obituary: Professor Michael Warren

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Professor Michael Donald Warren, Emeritus Professor of Social Medicine, University of Kent (MD, FRCP, FFPH). Professor Warren was born in Worthing in 1923. After leaving the RAF Medical Services in 1951 with … Continue reading

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On Our Own Two Feet: Keeping Girls in School

Research consistently shows that girls who stay in school increase their chances of improved health and income. Girls who complete high school are: Three times less likely to contract HIV Will have fewer, healthier and better educated children Earn better, reinvest 90% … Continue reading

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Increased RCUK block grant for 2015/2016

Research Councils UK (RCUK) has recently announced the amounts that it will be paying to institutions in the block grant to support the implementation of its open access policy. Since April 2013 the grant to universities and eligible research organisations has … Continue reading

Devotion to the cause: addresses by the Director (1924)

  The Library serial collection holds some fascinating publications of the School including journals, bulletins, collected papers, reports and memoir series (dating from between 1899-1988).  These historical publications are soon to join the Library’s other serials (published pre-2010) that are … Continue reading

Parasitology at the Natural History Museum, London

A few days from graduating, MSc Medical Parasitology alumnus Tom Pennance looks back on his time at the School and how it has led to his current role at the Natural History Museum: The graduation ceremony for the School’s graduates of … Continue reading