Monthly Archives: July 2014

Global Symposium on Health Systems Research: LSHTM international-research collaborations

In September 2014, the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, focusing on people-centred health systems. The symposium has become an essential venue for researchers, policy-makers, funders and implementers to work together … Continue reading

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Global Health Diplomacy

Thanks to the recommendation of several LSHTM professors I spent the first part of my summer doing courses: one was a 6-week on-line course on ‘Understanding Research Methods’ (www.coursera.org) which I greatly recommend and which will help you do your … Continue reading

Introducing Altmetrics

You may have noticed the recently installed Altmetrics plug-in on the School’s online repository of research – LSHTM Research Online as well as on the Schools’ Publications Database. Below each paper now appears a doughnut or polo with different colours and a number  to quickly convey … Continue reading

Student photo competition: the results are in!

This summer we held our first student photo competition to find photos taken by current students representing the theme of A student of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. We received over 50 fantastic entries and the competition was … Continue reading

Improving Health in Wartime Exhibition

August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. To commemorate this event, the Library & Archives Service has created an exhibition to show how tropical medicine and public health professionals have worked to improve … Continue reading

Goodbye Solomon!

Today, we are very sad to say goodbye to a much loved staff member, Solomon Egerton, who has worked in the School’s Refectory for 29 years. Solomon is officially retiring, but between running two businesses, working as a part-time salesman … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Aimin (Nancy) Liu

Aimin Liu from China, studied the Diploma in Tropical Nursing in 2011. She is currently a Lecturer at the Nursing school, Kunming Medical University. “I chose to study the Diploma in Tropical Nursing because I’m interested in public health and … Continue reading

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