Monthly Archives: October 2015

Workshop: Enhancing data capture in health research using digital technology

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will be holding a half-day workshop on new and evolving practices for data capture in health research on the afternoon of November 20th, 2015. The session will bring together researchers from a range … Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Anna Dixon

Alumnus Anna Dixon was recently appointed as Chief Executive of the Centre for Ageing Better. She graduated from the School in 1998 with an MSc in Health Policy, Planning & Financing. Tell us about the new role. As the Chief Executive of … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: fourth ‘Evaluation Workshop’ aimed at local government practitioners!

SPHR@L is excited to announce a fourth workshop on ‘Why evaluate?’ An introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation for local government. We are particularly interested in engaging with those working in housing, transport, and planning etc to be better … Continue reading

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Obituary: Professor Fereydoun Amini

It is with great sadness that we announce that alumnus Professor Fereydoun Amini (Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 1962; PhD 1965-70) passed away on August 20 2015. Professor Amini worked tirelessly on planning and executing Public Health programmes including the introduction … Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Dr Fitsum Debretsion

As part of our Alumni Profiles series, this week we spoke to alumnus Dr Fitsum Debretsion, who graduated from the School in 2014 with an MSc in Infectious Diseases (by Distance Learning). Fitsum also has a Medical Doctor degree from Addis … Continue reading

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Invited talk at the Institut Pasteur

Jumped on to the Eurostar to Paris on the 7th October and visited the https://research.pasteur.fr/en/ on the 8th October to give a seminar (‘Decoding toxin-parasite interactions in Trypanosomatids‘). Thanks to Philippe Bastin and Gerald Späth for hosting (and for treating … Continue reading

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World Statistics Day 2015

Today marks the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) second World Statistics Day. In recognition of this, the Archives have looked on the life of Major Greenwood, an epidemiologist, statistician, former president of RSS, and professor of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics at … Continue reading