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Summer Project

Mapping the Bijagos islands

By Scott Tytheridge, MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control The Missing Maps project was created to map areas of the world that lack comprehensive maps, particularly for the purpose of humanitarian aid.  The first stage, which is the ‘mapping parties’, … Continue reading

Across the pond and back: my year at the School

Brittany from the USA studied the MSc Medical Parasitology in 2014/15 (check back for Brittany’s blogs during her studies). Here, Brittany remembers her time at the School from the moment she received her offer to landing a great job. I cried. … Continue reading

Student photo competition 2016: the results!

For this summer’s photo competition, we once again invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. With dozens of fantastic photos to choose from, it was not an … Continue reading

Summer project: six weeks in Zimbabwe

By Jennifer Martin, MSc Control of Infectious Diseases Zimbabwe is a beautiful country filled with kind and gentle people, but unfortunately since independence in 1980, due to a corrupt dictatorship the country is regressing. The capital Harare is littered with … Continue reading

Summer project: safe sex messages in films

By Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health (Health Promotion stream) My summer project entitled, Portrayal of contraceptive use and consequences of sex in sex scenes: an analysis of recent films popular with young people utilising mixed methods, looks at the safe … Continue reading

Student photo competition: the results!

For our photo competition this summer, we invited current students to send us photos representing the theme of A student of  the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. With over 100 fantastic photos to choose from, the judges had a … Continue reading

Science in Scotland: How do You Catch Ticks?

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany writes about her summer project research in Scotland: Here comes a cliche excuse on why I haven’t been posting, but it is a legitimate one. I have had major ‘make it or break it’ exams … Continue reading