Monthly Archives: October 2015

Open Access Week 2015 at LSHTM

It is Open Access Week  on October 19 – 25, 2015 and LSHTM is taking part with a number of activities across the School. Kicking off events on Monday, John Murtagh, Manager of LSHTM Research Online will give a briefing on how … Continue reading

2015 Atul Gawande – On removing the pumphandle: innovation and implementation

The 23rd annual Pumphandle Lecture was given on the 8th of October 2015 by Dr Atul Gawande, Professor of Surgery and of Public Health at Harvard, well known author (eg The Checklist Manifesto and Being Mortal), and Executive Director of … Continue reading

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Sir Ronald Ross and the Suffrage Campaign

By Emma Fullerton-Frost On the 18th March 1920, Sir Ronald Ross delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the British Women’s Patriotic League. He begins the speech by stating that whilst the First World War was in progress a revolution occurred, bringing … Continue reading

School staff and alumni: on the Ebola frontline

Since the Ebola outbreak was first reported in March 2014, hundreds of UK medical professionals have travelled to West Africa to help with efforts to combat the Ebola virus and treat those with the disease. They include a number of staff, students and … Continue reading

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Alumni News now online!

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s annual alumni magazine, Alumni News, has been published and is now available online.  Highlights of this year’s magazine include: A message from the School’s Director, Professor Peter Piot Women in Science – … Continue reading

116th Anniversary of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Today, marks the 116th anniversary of the opening of the London School of Tropical Medicine at Royal Albert Docks, and the beginning of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s journey. The School owes its existence to Sir Patrick … Continue reading

First impressions from some of our new MSc students

Ammi Shah has just started the MSc Control of Infectious Diseases at the School. Here she shares her experiences so far and thoughts she has gathered from other students:  Science, research and efficient healthcare management revolutionizes the lives of humankind … Continue reading