Monthly Archives: April 2015

Sir Ronald Ross and the Gallipoli Campaign

Researched and written by Ian Walden, Archive volunteer. As we commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign, the School’s archives remind us that in warfare, the doctor’s struggle to understand and combat disease is as significant as the general’s strategy … Continue reading

Policy process for implementing individual budgets highlights some of the tensions in public policy evaluation

by gerald wistow A high profile initiative to transform social care delivery demonstrates how the demand for rigorous evaluation can be difficult to fulfil alongside enthusiastic policy advocacy, explains former government advisor, Gerald Wistow Over 40 years ago, the eminent … Continue reading

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Research data, publishing & the Wellcome Trust

Researchers at the School who are in receipt of funding from the Wellcome Trust and have had an open access fee paid have a number of requirements when publishing. They should license the research papers using the Creative Commons Attribution … Continue reading

Anniversary of Sir Patrick Manson: 3 Oct 1844 – 9 April 1922

Sir Patrick Manson, founder of the London School of Tropical Medicine,  died 93 years ago today. Manson, known as the father of modern tropical medicine, studied medicine at Aberdeen University, passing M.B. and C.M. in 1865. In 1866 he became … Continue reading