Monthly Archives: January 2015

From London to Sweden: A Train, a Plane, and Two Buses Later

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science:     London is said to be the gateway to the rest of Europe, and I couldn’t agree … Continue reading

Dr Matshidiso Moeti appointed Regional Director for Africa by WHO

Congratulations to School alumnus Dr Matshidiso Moeti, MSc in Community Health for Developing Countries 1986, who was appointed Regional Director for Africa by the World Health Organization (WHO) for a five-year term. She brings over 35 years of national and international public … Continue reading

Ride for Ashanti: How we made it!

Alumni Ana-Maria Valinho and Nádia Correia, both Diploma in Tropical Nursing 2012, recently cycled 2,198 kilometres (1,366 miles) from London to Lisbon to raise funds for the British non-governmental organisation Foundation Human Nature. Ana-Maria reflects on their autumn 2014 journey … Continue reading

U.o.Exter & SPHR@L announce 3rd ‘Why Evaluate?’ workshop

Why evaluate? A one-day workshop on research, evidence and evaluation in local government We live in a society in which it is increasingly important for decisions to be “evidence-based”. Among other things, this implies a need to evaluate new programmes … Continue reading

SPHR@L launches new brochure!

SPHR@L is very excited to announce the publication of its new brochure, outlining who we are the important research we are undertaking. Download a copy! Like what you see? Let us know at:  or tweet us @SPHRatLSHTM (#newbrochure)