Monthly Archives: January 2017

Telephone Campaign 2017: Meet our student callers

After a weekend of training, our Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign started yesterday! We interviewed some of our student callers to find out why they chose to participate in the telephone campaign. Lovishka Babajee, studying MSc Nutrition for Global Health, from … Continue reading

What was our Most Cited and Most Accessed content of 2016?

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Most cited content in 2016 The top 10 most cited is dominated entirely by our supplement papers on ‘The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks’ published in April 2016. I have … Continue reading

Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign 2017

This year’s Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign starts on Monday! It will be running from 30 January until 26 February 2017. Our team of 32 dedicated student callers will be ringing alumni from all around the world to update you on … Continue reading

Global Public Health Expert: Dr Franklin White

For this week’s alumni profile, we spoke to MSc Social Medicine alumnus, Dr Franklin White. Dr White, a medical graduate (1969) from McGill University, Montreal, chose to study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine after completing an … Continue reading

Call for DELTAS Africa – Sub-Saharan Africa Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics (SSACAB) PhD fellowships in Biostatistics for 2017 Academic Year

The PhD scholarships are open to candidates with strong background in Statistics, Mathematics, Demography and any other quantitative fields, including competent candidates from the lab/health fields such as biomedical sciences, pharmacy, medicine who may benefit from a postgraduate course in … Continue reading

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What we’re paying for Open Access

The Research Publications team in the Library administers the costs of publishing journal articles Open Access from two funds – COAF and RCUK. The seven partner charities of COAF are members of the Association for Medical Research Charities (AMRC), which supported the … Continue reading

Yellow fever outbreak in Africa: feelings of an epidemiologist in a rapid response team

By Enny Cruz, PhD student in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health I came to the School from Brazil in 2015 to do a PhD in epidemiology. While I have been very much enjoying my studies, my PhD project does … Continue reading