Tag Archives: Research

100&Change: countdown to final pitch to win $100 million grant

By Ninha Silva (MSc in Public Health Candidate) The countdown to 100&Change final has started.  In exactly seven days, 11th of December 2017, the four finalists of the MacArthur Foundation’s competition will be presenting their final pitch to the judging … Continue reading

The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal

The CureME team is launching the UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal to: Release  samples to researchers around the world, searching for the biomarkers of ME/CFS. Ensure the long-term sustainability of the Biobank as a resource. The team has a simple mission … Continue reading

Professor Joy Lawn’s research collaboration in the competition finals for $100 million grant

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) Meaningful and durable change. This is what MacArthur’s Foundation is asking in return for a single $100 million dollars grant awarded to the organisation that can prove to have the … Continue reading

Be selfish — let people read your work for free!

How publishing open access raises the profile of your research We all know that we should be publishing open access. Sharing scientific information is good for science and good for humanity, facilitating progress and helping to distribute its fruits more widely and equitably. And if … Continue reading

October 2017

In October, we considered the important issue of induction. Our conversation was structured around these questions: How long does induction last? How do students understand the ‘rules’ here? What are our expectations for new students and how are they shared?

$2.1M Investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’

Written by the CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m (£1.57m) of grant funding from the … Continue reading

Ten years on: Content, Cadres and Costs for Community Based Maternal Newborn Care

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) On the 3rd of October, the MARCH centre celebrated the culmination of ten years of an intervention programme on Community Based Maternal and Newborn Care (CBMNC). The occasion was marked … Continue reading

Interview: Aoife Doyle on adolescent health

By Ninha Silva, MARCH Centre Blog Editor (MSc Public Health Candidate) Aoife Doyle is Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and her research focus is primarily on sexual and reproductive health and the evaluation … Continue reading

Bobbi Pritt Career Talk

In June, MSc in Medical Parasitology, Bobbi Pritt visited the School to give a career talk. Bobbi took current students through real life case studies and tested their knowledge of parasites. She also gave them advice on how to build … Continue reading

Exploring public health contributions to alcohol licensing in local government – June 2017 study update

Update on study progress and forthcoming stakeholder workshop Study overview As public health has an increasing role to play in shaping how alcohol is sold in local areas, we are interested in finding out more about how public health practitioners … Continue reading