All posts by Alice Perry

Images of the School’s alumni community around the world

The 2016 Alumni Photography competition received over 60 entries. The quality of entries was extremely high and the fantastic images reflected the diversity of the School’s alumni community around the world.

MSc Tropical Medicine and International Health alumnus Dr Mark Foulerton was this year’s winning with his stunning…

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Fit Cities and London’s Olympic Legacy

The School is a member of London Universities International Partnership, a group of London Universities that work with the Mayor of London’s office promote the London Universities International Partnership Showcase event in QatarUK’s capital city as a top destination for education, culture and tourism. Earlier this year 14 London universities, including the School, visited UAE and Qatar as part of a special showcase exhibition. The exhibition included an installation, based on the River Thames, including interactive panels showing how London’s universities are educating the next generation of city leaders, educators, planners, creatives medical researchers and builders. Themes included:

  • Media City, Cultural Capital
  • Smart Governance and Policy Innovation
  • The Innovation Eco System
  • Fit Cities & Sporting Legacy (as represented by the School’s panel)
  • Creating and Growing Future Leaders
  • Food for the Future: Securing the Safety of the World Food Supply
  • Product Design
  • Planning & Designing Smart Buildings
  • Entrepreneurship: Growing the Smart City.
Researchers at the School are involved in Fit Cities, an international collaboration of planners, designers, developers, and public health professionals. Fit Cities explores how building design and policy decisions can make communities healthier, helping prevent diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Read more

London tops Google poll of most searched for city by US students

Exclusive Google research reveals that London is the most searched for city on the internet by US students looking to study overseas.  London is the most popular city in the world for US students with nearly 30,000 studying in the city each year, a total that cannot be matched…

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The power of the School alumni network

School alumni in Geneva talk about the power of the alumni network and how it has helped them in their careers.

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Obituary: Alero Thomas

It is with great sadness that we report that Alero Thomas died this past weekend.
Alero was a clinical pathologist and Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Clinical Sciences Department and the Immunology Unit between 1992 and her retirement in 2006. Alero was Research Degrees Director for the Faculty of Infectious…

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Obituary: Professor Tony McMichael

Tony McMichael, who sadly died in September 2014, was an outstanding and visionary public health scientist who was particularly renowned for his pioneering work on climate change and health.
He showed early awareness of the need to address injustice and defend the disadvantaged. As a student he spent a summer…

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Read the latest issue of Alumni News

The latest issue of Alumni News, the School’s annual alumni magazine, is now available online. Featured stories include:

  • Let’s talk about sex – results from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and LifestylesMalaria genetics. Credit LSHTM Malaria Centre and Matt Murphy, Handsome Frank
  • Can better access to health foods tackle obesity in the USA?
  • Warmer temperatures is pushing malaria to higher elevations
  • A PEEK into the future of eye health
  • The School’s HIV/AIDS archive collection
  • Climate Change: A threat to human health?
  • Does community-based newborn care save lives?
  • Improving malaria drug delivery: the work of the ACT Consortium
  • The School during the First World War
  • A big thank you to everyone who has supported the Alumni Fund for scholarships, research travel grants and the School Centres
  • Alumni profiles, events and more
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Job opportunity: help us raise money for the Alumni Fund

The Alumni Office is hiring students and recent graduates to call our wonderful alumni as part of the Alumni Fund Telephone Fundraising Campaign.
Benefits of joining the campaign include:

Great pay (£10 an hour)
Excellent skills to put on your CV
Fun, relaxed and rewarding working hours
Gaining experience and…

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Keppel Street Building

What makes the School so special?

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Alumni in Geneva, Switzerland tell us what they think makes the School such a special place…

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Watch our team on University Challenge

We are very proud of the MSc students representing the School on this year’s series of University Challenge. The team includes Andrew Taylor, Rebecca Glover, Anjaneya Bapat and team captain Sarah Legrand. University Challenge is a popular British television institution.  Read more