Tag Archives: Travel

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

Guide to Classical Music in London

One of the most exciting things about studying at the School is getting to spend time living in London, where any interest can be followed. In this blog, MSc Public Health student Mounika Parimi shares her passion for London’s classical … Continue reading

Yellow fever outbreak in Africa: feelings of an epidemiologist in a rapid response team

By Enny Cruz, PhD student in the Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health I came to the School from Brazil in 2015 to do a PhD in epidemiology. While I have been very much enjoying my studies, my PhD project does … Continue reading

How to survive studying in London

Esther Taks from the Netherlands is studying the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases. In this blog, Esther shares her top five tips for studying in London and at the School. 1. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the School … 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

Twelve days of Christmas

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. With frost settling on the trees, beautiful sparkling lights on the streets, fir … Continue reading

Welcome to Wellcome

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. If you have walked upstairs at the School Library (up those narrow submarine-like … Continue reading

Autumn in Bloomsbury

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE. “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”― William Cullen Bryant Arriving this September, the weather … Continue reading

Transport for London: Exploring the Underground

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science: Last Saturday, I got an amazing opportunity to learn all about the history of London’s famous Underground, followed … Continue reading

From London to Sweden: A Train, a Plane, and Two Buses Later

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:     London is said to be the gateway to the rest of Europe, and I couldn’t agree … Continue reading