Monthly Archives: April 2016

Register Now! Free ICEH online course on FutureLearn: Eliminating Trachoma – Starts 3rd October, 2016

Eliminating Trachoma Free ICEH online course supported by supported by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, ICTC, Sightsavers, LSHTM and FutureLearn Register NOW here: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/eliminating-trachoma/1/   STARTS 3rd October, 2016 This five-week free course will allow you to discover how communities … Continue reading

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Conflicts of Interest in Public Health & Research Examined in School Symposium

By Ángela Carriedo & Adrian Paul Rabe 13 April 2016, 19:30; Keppel St – A symposium on conflicts of interest was held at the John Snow Lecture Theatre of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The event, entitled “Conflicts of … Continue reading

The Perfect Bet: How Science and Maths are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling

By Adam Kucharski, Lecturer in Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and author of new book The Perfect Bet. Throughout history, gamblers have turned to science in their search for profitable betting strategies. But gambling … Continue reading

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CEHC Research Fellow Nyawira Mwangi leads public engagement day

Consortium Research Fellow Nyawira Mwangi recently co-ordinated a public engagement day on the theme of “Beat Diabetes”. The activity was held at the Kenya Medical Training College on the 7th April 2016, and was linked to her PhD research on diabetic retinopathy. The event … Continue reading

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BLOG: Co-production is vital so research addresses councils’ requirements in this tough financial climate

Existing research must be distilled and targeted for councils, who should become expert clients and tell universities what they need, argues David Pye    “We need a better focus on the three ‘C’s – co-production of new research, curation of … Continue reading

A lifetime of books

[gview file=”http://blogs.lshtm.ac.uk/library/files/2016/04/STC.docx”]A lifetime of books Reaching one’s seventieth birthday, it is natural to look back over a lifetime of experiences. An interesting feature of which is the link to libraries, library services and books in general. Entering my eighth decade, … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr. Norio Ohmagari, MSc, PhD

This week’s Alumni Profile features, Dr. Norio Ohmagari, MSc, PhD, who graduated from the School in 2013 with a MSc in Infectious Diseases. Norio now works as the Director of Disease Control and Prevention at the National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital in Japan. Why … Continue reading

ICEH Alumna – Nyawira Mwangi for World Health Day 2016, “Beat Diabetes” at Kenya Medical Training College

This is a public engagement activity which our 2013/14 Alumna, Nyawira Mwangi (current CEHC Research Fellow) coordinated. The theme was on diabetes, which is also the subject of her PhD research. Event: World Health Day 2016 Date: 07/04/16 Theme: Beat … Continue reading

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