Tag Archives: Public engagement

A Birthday Card Competition for the National Survey Health and Development

A Birthday Card Competition for the National Survey of Health and Development The Medical Research Council’s National Survey of Health and Development (NSHD) is Britain’s longest running birth cohort study. It has been collecting information about the health and life circumstances of its study members … Continue reading

Beth Sawyer brings science to the #BriSciFest2018

Beth and a team of volunteers from UCL, Reading and LSHTM took science to the streets of Brighton this weekend with a hands-on activity about the role of scientists in sport at #BriSciFest2018. “To coincide with the Winter Olympics, we … Continue reading

Beth Sawyer gets the LSHTM small grant scheme in public engagement

Congratulations to Beth for securing funding for her public engagement project ” Secret Agents 005“! In collaboration with scientists from UCL, she will take science to the streets to inspire primary school children that careers in science are fun and … Continue reading

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BLOG: Public involvement can make or break your research study

A sound approach to public involvement is vital for successful research, its long-term impact and future funding. Use existing knowledge about how to include public and patient perspectives in your research, recommends Martin Lodemore of NIHR’s Involve. About 15 years … Continue reading

Infectious curiosity about infection research

In October this year all three faculties of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine participated in Science Museum Lates, an after-hours opportunity for adults interested in science to engage with leading researchers on a given theme. Public Engagement Coordinator … Continue reading

Experiencing Research Early: The Young Scientist Programme

This week we have a special blog post about the Young Scientist Programme written by Erin Lafferty, the Public Engagement Coordinator for the School. If you were to visit the School at certain points of the year, you may think … Continue reading

Live in Camden and interested in taking part in our discussion group on alcohol and your community?

Date: Thursday 26th May 2016 Time: 6pm – 8pm (welcome food and refreshments available from 5.30pm) Place: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road, London, NW1 7AY (8 min walk from Camden Town tube) To APPLY NOW simply click on the … Continue reading

Unpicking statistics: the stories behind the numbers

By Vicky Simms and Andrea Rehman. Officially they are the Sustainable Development Goals. They’re better known as the Global Goals. One student, aged 14, has another name for them: the World’s Promises. This student is in Year 10 at Maria … Continue reading

Bringing research into schools: reflections on a collaborative project

By Adam Kucharski and Clare Wenham. Conducting scientific research is a hugely rewarding experience, but one that is rarely accessible outside universities. In public health, the public are a vital part of research, but all too often they are subjects … Continue reading

Students show off their science projects at the Steven Tito Academy, Tanzania

By Lauren George, Steven Tito Academy. Our Standard 4 and 5 students have been working on an exciting project with scientist Dr Lena Lorenz, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Our students were asked to brainstorm answers … Continue reading