Monthly Archives: June 2016

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2016/17

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan … Continue reading

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LINEA webinar: Offenders on the Move

In LINEA’s June webinar, Dr Mark Capaldi and Dorine van der Keurk presented the Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism report.  The webinar was in collaboration with the Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health … Continue reading

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A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government

A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government Date: Thursday 30th June 2016 Time: 10:30-15:30 Venue: Voysey Room, Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN The purpose of this workshop is to: Share findings of … Continue reading

School statement on Brexit

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will inevitably have significant implications for higher education and research, and for our School. Many of our staff and students are from EU countries, we are involved in European research programmes, and … Continue reading

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What barriers do disabled people face when accessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene?

What barriers do disabled people face when accessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene? Sian White and Adam Biran from the Environmental Health Group have recently worked with others to publish an article in PLoS ONE which is entitled: A Qualitative Study of Barriers … Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Molly Williams

MSc Global Health Policy (2015) alumna and Senior Advisor in Business Development and Partnerships at Oxfam America, Molly Williams tells us about studying via distance learning at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of London, whilst … Continue reading

Our latest supplement on The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Health Policy and Planning has recently published an open access supplement on The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks, funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates … Continue reading

Intersectional public health: filling the gaps for adolescents

In highly specialized environments where every pot has a lid, how do we create a space for intersectionality? Brooke Watson looks at how adolescent mental health services navigate the murky waters of intersectionality. Continue reading