9-15 May 2022 is Mental Health Awareness Week.This year the theme is loneliness. One in four adults feel lonely some or all of the time, and the longer people feel lonely the more they are at risk of mental health problems. The Mental Health Foundation is raising awareness…
These take place on: Tuesday 17th May 09:00 to 11:00Wednesday 18th May 15:30 to 17:30Thursday 19th May 13:00 to 15:00
Monday 27th June 13:00 to 15:00Tuesday 28th June 09:00 to 11:00Wednesday 29th June 15:30 to 17:30Thursday 30th June…
The theme of World Malaria Day 2022 is: “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria burden and save lives.” The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that no single tool available today will solve the problem and is calling for significant investment and a multi-sector approach.
In 2020 there were an…
Good luck to all LSHTM students, researchers and staff this term. Based on feedback we’ve received from our Library users so far this year, we’ve made some important changes to our physical Library services this term:
We’re pleased to announce that the Library is now…
As we enter April and look forward to an Easter break, it is worth noting that this month is Stress Awareness Month.
Stress “can influence our physical and psychological health, or more simply, too much stress can make you ill.” (1)
It is important to recognise when everyday stresses build…
World Tuberculosis Day is held on the 24 March each year to raise awareness of the public health impact of this disease. On this date in 1882, Robert Koch announced he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened a way towards diagnosis and cure.
This year’s theme…
We’re delighted to announce that we’ve just introduced a new self-service machine at the LSHTM Library.
If you’re a London-based student, you can use this straightaway! All you will need is your LSHTM ID card to borrow and return items. Library staff will also be…
Did you know that there have been over 8 million downloads from LSHTM Research Online since its inception in 2011 ! That is a lot of downloading !In January 2022, there were 161,445 downloads alone, compared with 68,690 in January 2021. If we look at download trends over the…
This is the latest in the LSHTM Rare Books Blog, featuring Rhazes (full-name: Muhammad ibn Zakariyā al-Rāzī). Rhazes made notable contributions to many areas of medicine. His manuscripts, carefully preserved down the centuries, were among the first medical books printed in Europe in the 15th century. After translation into Latin Rhazes’s writings became widely disseminated and were to influence the future direction of western medicine.
It’s what we’ve been waiting for – news on UKRI’s new open access policy, and their take on Plan S!*
The new policy applies to:
peer-reviewed research articles submitted for publication on or after 1 April 2022.monographs, book chapters and edited collections published on or after…