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Summer Project

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

Part Five: When It’s Over

*This is the last part of a 5-part mini series on my experience of completing a Summer Project for an MSc in Public Health at the LSHTM (General Stream). When It’s Over 111 pharmacies visited, 8 elephants, 10 Thai massages, … Continue reading