Monthly Archives: March 2015

Seeing Science for Free in London: The Wellcome Collection

MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science: The Science of forensics, medicine made into art, and a massive collection of historical medical equipment. Those are some of … Continue reading

No Smoking Day: LSTHM and the link between smoking and lung cancer

March 11th is No Smoking Day and we thought that we would highlight the fact that the link between smoking and lung cancer was made at the School. In 1950, Richard Doll, a member of the MRC Statistical Research Unit … Continue reading

World Glaucoma Week: March 8-14, 2015

World Glaucoma Week: March 8-14, 2015 March 8-14, 2015 Topic: Eye Care Sponsor: World Glaucoma Association (WGA), World Glaucoma Patient Association (WGPA) Location: Worldwide Map & Directions Web site: World Glaucoma Week (WGW) is a joint global initiative of … Continue reading

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BLOG: Liberalising drinking hasn’t left much chance for thinking

Alcohol policy has, for too long, spurned evidence or evaluation. Scotland is showing England and Wales the way forward, prioritising monitoring and evaluation of new policies to help generate better evidence, argues David Humphreys Government policies to control alcohol have, … Continue reading