Tag Archives: LSHTM

Upgrade to Moodle 3.2

The annual Moodle upgrade to version 3.2 will take place on 7th August 2017. On this day the site will be accessible, albeit in ‘read-only’ mode, meaning that while students and staff will retain full access to most resources during … Continue reading

Pablo Manrique wins 2017 British Council Social Impact Award

Pablo Manrique who studied an MSc in Medical Entomology (1996) and a MPhil/PhD in Infectious and Tropical Diseases (2000-2006) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has won the British Council Alumni Award 2017 for Social Impact. The … Continue reading

Elizabeth Pisani: The accidental epidemiologist

Public Health Consultant and Author, Elizabeth Pisani told us about how she stumbled upon a career in epidemiology. “I never actually intended to come to the School. I had been working as a journalist in India, Indonesia and China, and … Continue reading

LSHTM Careers Ambassadors

Written by Jonathan Carrington, Employer Liaison Project. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has recently started a Career Ambassadors project. The goal our project is to improve and expand the awareness of the diverse mix of career opportunities … Continue reading

NIHR SPHR challenges for public health research: reflections and ways forward

Understanding complex systems and context, while retaining generalisability of findings, are key issues, as the next stage of our research tries to genuinely involve the public. By Matt Egan SPHR at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (SPHR@L) … 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

Paul Mee runs 2017 London Marathon for Stephen Lawn Memorial Fund

  Epidemiologist and Data Scientist Dr Paul Mee ran the 2017 London Marathon and raised over £2000 for the Stephen Lawn Memorial Fund. Paul, a Research Fellow at LSHTM, attended the Stephen Lawn Memorial Lecture at the School on 13 … Continue reading

Congratulations to Barry Cookson awarded the RCP Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

MSc Medical Microbiology alumnus (1981), Barry Cookson has won the Royal College of Physicians’ Excellence in Patience Care Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. The Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) Excellence in Patient Care Awards Medicine 2017 were announced at, the RCP’s … Continue reading

Winning the war on global health issues means leading from the front

By Professor Richard Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 11,000 people. It devastated communities, sparked global panic, and brought national health systems to a … Continue reading

Collection of the Month for April – George Macdonald

April 25th is Malaria Day, and as a result, the collection of the month here at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives is the Macdonald Collection. George Macdonald was born in 1903 in Sheffield, the son of … Continue reading