Monthly Archives: December 2014

‘Research units are performing a difficult balancing act … but we’re still smiling.’

by nicholas mays Our ambition to co-produce evidence with advisors and officials is fraught with challenges, but remains a worthy goal with valuable benefits, explains PIRU director, Nicholas Mays. When PIRU was set up three and a half years ago, … Continue reading

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – November 2014

Image caption: LSHTM Research Online statistics info-graphic for November 2014. Info-graphics are created monthly and can be download from LSHTM Research Online. Last month LSHTM Research Online had over 27, 500 full text papers downloaded. The top three downloading countries … Continue reading

Eyes Wide Open in Guinea Bissau

Dr Anna Last, a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD fellow in the School’s Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, won a Young Investigator Award at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in New Orleans … Continue reading

How Science Has Recently Affected the Royal Family

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science: I’m not ashamed to admit that when it comes to my reading and studying, I tend to stay … Continue reading

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation go Open Access

As of January 1, 2015 an Open Access policy will be effective for all new funding agreements made with researchers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have adopted an Open Access policy that enables the unrestricted access and reuse of … Continue reading

A few highlighted items from the LSHTM HIV/AIDS archive collections

As the HIV/AIDS archive cataloguing project enters it’s final month, I thought I should reflect on a few of the records that have caught my attention over the past 17 months. This is not a definitive list and regret that … Continue reading

PUBLICATION: Effectiveness Matters Nov issue – Housing improvement and home safety

SPHR@L contributes to the November issue of Effectiveness Matters! Download the full November issue here This edition has been co-produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) in collaboration with the National Institute for Health Research School for Public … Continue reading

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