Monthly Archives: April 2020

23 – 29 April

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Beate Kampmann (25/04) Beate explains the vaccine development process on LBC. Beate said: “We need a vaccine that’s safe and effective. We need to be sure that the trials that are done are robust. This … Continue reading

An alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme: part 5

Another weekend of lockdown, another weekend of drawing stick figures to illustrate some of the content covered by the Barnard classification scheme. This week we have a look at classes T-UQ. Class U covers the specialties of medicine, and is … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Mushtaque Chowdhury

Mushtaque Chowdhury (LSHTM PhD, 1986) is the founding Dean James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University and Professor of Population & Family Health, Columbia University. He currently lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh and has been writing articles on how … Continue reading

16 – 22 April

A snapshot of media coverage on COVID-19 Beate Kampmann (21/04) Beate explains the different stages of vaccine development on BBC Radio 5 Live (from 1:55:06). Beate said: “It’s a question of trying to make sure that the vaccine does not cause … Continue reading

An alternative guide to the Barnard classification scheme: part 4

The fourth instalment of the Library’s alternative guide to the classification scheme which we use to place books and resources into subject categories on the shelves is here. This week we look at classes P-S: P, Pathology and Haematology; Q, … Continue reading

This Sickle Cell Life, co-production & academic research

Our latest blog by DEPTH researcher Dr Sam Miles takes a break from coronavirus research to explore the themes of co-production and collaboration in our recently completed project This Sickle Cell Life. Read on to find out more… Regular readers … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Urvashi Prasad

Urvashi Prasad (MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, 2014) currently works as a Public Policy Specialist at the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), Government of India. In this COVID-19 alumni stories post we ask her how she has … Continue reading

COVID-19 Alumni Stories: Bukar Zarami

Bukar Zarami, MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health (TMIH) 2012, works as a State Team Lead at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Nigeria. In this latest COVID-19 alumni stories post, he discusses how his role has changed since the … Continue reading