Earlier this year we began the process of setting up a E-theses collection within the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Research Online resource, and we currently have over 270 theses, with the earliest dating back to 1950! In the past accessing these theses necessitated a physical trip to the physical library but theses like all other types of academic research is now moving online.
The majority of these theses had been digitised by the British Library as part of the ETHOS project upon the request of individuals. Since our launch we have had a number of Alumni send us their own thesis to add to Research Online. There are of course many more theses that are not online and we would like to invite Alumni to submit their own thesis to us to increase access to their research. Unfortunately we do not have the facility to digitise any theses but if you have your own thesis in a digital format please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will assist in making it available. Read more
The Optimal Caesarean Rates Survey seeks the views of obstetricians on the optimal caesarean rate among different groups of deliveries. The debate around “optimal” caesarean rates is ongoing, but no study so far has sought the views of obstetricians on this subject. This survey will give you the opportunity to…
The Global Atlas of Helminth Infections (GAHI) is an open-acess geographical information resource providing maps showing worm, or helminth, infections, as well as the data underpinning them. GAHI also offers data on the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of helminths. All data and maps are available on the GAHI website. GAHI was started in 1998 by LSHTM Prof. Simon Brooker and Don Bundy of the World Bank. Read more
Dr. Tanya Marchant, member of the LSHTM Centre for Evaluation and the IDEAS project, will be presenting her work on measuring skilled attendance at birth using linked household, health facility and health worker surveys in Ethiopia, North-East Nigeria, and Uttar Pradesh, India at the Global Health Metrics and Evaluation Conference, Seattle. Read more
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
It is one year since LSHTM Research Online was launched, and in that time 21,927 records have been imported, of which 3245 have full text papers.
Individual academics and students can set up email alerts based on their interests and will be informed when a new article appears in…
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…