Tag Archives: summer project

Staff & Student Photo Competition 2017: the results!

This summer we introduced a new photo competition, inviting staff & students to submit photos across three categories, representing a typical day working or studying at the School; showing research and projects in the field; or of adolescents, women, newborns … Continue reading

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

Houston we have a project: Stefanie Mercado Altman on her summer with Harris County

This past year, my feet and my mind have transversed three major cities. I departed New York, my home, to seek an MSc in Public Health at the School back in September 2015 in London. I spent an incredible 9 months there … 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 Tips

Sarah Borg, MSc Public Health (Health Promotion stream), shares her helpful advice for completing a Master’s summer project at the School: Set an early date for your first draft My supervisor told me early on she wanted my draft about … 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

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

Parasitology at the Natural History Museum, London

A few days from graduating, MSc Medical Parasitology alumnus Tom Pennance looks back on his time at the School and how it has led to his current role at the Natural History Museum: The graduation ceremony for the School’s graduates of … Continue reading

A student’s summer project – To India and Back

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Ruth Zwizwai wrote a blog during her summer project. In this post Ruth shares the highlights of her trip to India… “Where you go becomes part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai This summer project has … Continue reading