All posts by Alice Perry

Destination London: Indian students meet our experts

Prospective students and applicants to the School attended a special panel discussion in New Delhi, India on Saturday 20 July. The aim of this event was to help prepare students for the UK higher education experience and give them an insight into life the School. A panel of staff and…

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Join LSHTM’s Online Alumni Community

School alumni can now register to join the School’s Online Alumni Community. This community allows you to search for friends, network online, update details, book for events, make donations and purchase school merchandise.

You can make sure we’ve got the correct contact details for you in the ‘My…

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STRIVE: Measuring partner violence: How and why?

STRIVE is a research consortium based at the School that investigates the social norms and inequalities that drive HIV.

STRIVE has a new project to measure partner violence. They explain: “Einstein once said not everything important can be measured, but an accurate assessment of the magnitude of a problem certainly helps elevate its importance. How can we get accurate measures of violence as it occurs throughout women’s lifespans, and how will this help to assess the magnitude - and causes - of intimate partner violence? Read more

Exhibition: Towards happier birth days

Every year we celebrate our day of birth and the mother who brought us into the world. Exploring attitudes and approaches to improving the health of babies, girls, and women around the world and over time, this exhibition in the Keppel Street lobby highlights work at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH). Read more

Alumni and students invited to VIP lecture in Ghana

The School’s Director Professor Peter Piot will be given a lecture entitled “Continuing and New Challenges in Global Health” at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Accra, Ghana.

All School alumni and students are welcome to attend this special lecture.

The details of this event are as…

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Short Course: Global Disability and Health

playing-girl1-300x225This 5 day course at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine aim is to equip students with an understanding of the significance of disability in the global context, with a particular focus on aspects relevant to health in low and middle‐income countries. Read more

First LIDC Bi-Annual Conference

LIDC‘Five years of interdisciplinary research in development – looking back and looking forward’ London International Development Centre (LIDC) invites its members from the Bloomsbury Colleges to their first Bi-Annual Conference, to celebrate five years of successful interdisciplinary research in international development and to look forward.  Highlights of the programme include: What is interdisciplinary research in international development? How to run successful interdisciplinary projects? MDGs post 2015 – what role for academic institutions? Read more

Research on the changing English National Health Service

Researchers from the School’s Department of Health Services Research and Policy have been undertaking research concerning the restructuring of the English NHS, which started under the previous government and continues under the UK’s current Coalition government.  This is a subject of keen interest in the UK, as it…

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Congratulations to the class of 2012

It’s London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Graduation week.

On Tuesday over 70 of our distance learning alumni attended the University of London International Programmes Graduation at the London Barbican. Tonight over 150 students, alumni and staff from are attending our annual distance learning reception and tomorrow over…

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Celebrating John Snow’s Bicentenary

Inspired by the pioneering work of medical detective John Snow, who traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak in 1850s London to a water pump in Soho, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is opening its doors to the public with an exhibition celebrating his work and…

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