Author Archives: Study Team

About Study Team

The Registry team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

MSF Scientific Days 2017

By Sarah Venis from MSF, on behalf of the Scientific Day organisers in London. On Friday 19 and Saturday 20 May, the 14th MSF Scientific Days programme will kick off in London at the Royal Society of Medicine. These events are followed … Continue reading

Outbreak simulation exercise

MSc Epidemiology student Emaline Laney shares her account of an outbreak simulation exercise, conducted as part of the Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases module. I looked around the table. The seven of us, representing six countries – South Africa, … Continue reading

Guide to Classical Music in London

One of the most exciting things about studying at the School is getting to spend time living in London, where any interest can be followed. In this blog, MSc Public Health student Mounika Parimi shares her passion for London’s classical … Continue reading

Point of contact

MSc Epidemiology student Stephanie VandenBerg shares the story behind her photograph Kalukembe Neonate, which recently won a photography competition hosted by the London International Development Centre (LIDC). Thirty seconds old. The crash of my world into them and theirs into mine. … Continue reading

Making sense of childhood work and education

PhD student Sophie Hedges (Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health) has been shortlisted for the ESRC writing competition “Making sense of society”. Here is Sophie’s entry, 800 words on how her research is making sense of society, and why it … 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

Schistosomiasis on the Shores of Lake Albert through the prism of tropical medicine students

The Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (East African Partnership) is a three-month course taught by the School and colleagues in Tanzania and Uganda, for doctors planning to work in Africa. In this blog, students from the 2016 course … Continue reading

Health in Humanitarian crises: overcoming challenges

In this blog, Dr Karl Blanchet, Director of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, reflects on recent work in Greece and Lebanon exploring health issues among populations displaced by crises. He … Continue reading

How to survive studying in London

Esther Taks from the Netherlands is studying the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases. In this blog, Esther shares her top five tips for studying in London and at the School. 1. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the School … Continue reading

Green thumbs and purple Polio for reading week, anyone?

By Le Quach and Jourdan McGinn Le and Jourdan are generously sponsored by the Rotary International Foundation as Global Scholars. Each year, a handful of students begin at the School as Global Scholars. Le is studying the MSc Epidemiology and her … Continue reading