Monthly Archives: December 2016

How to make sure the journal you choose will comply with your funder requirements…and so make sure they pay!

A vitally important question, this one. The Wellcome Trust (who last year gave us £208,038 for open access publishing charges) have announced that they will not be paying charges for publications which fail to meet their requirements. has done the legwork … Continue reading

Where are our downloads from on LSHTM Research Online?

Ever wondered who’s reading the documents we have squirrelled away in Research Online? Pop along to http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/cgi/stats/report/ and get your hands on information that might surprise you. For example, who’d’ve thought that in the last year, two downloads, not one … Continue reading

Christmas cards from India to Sir Ronald Ross

While the collection at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives includes a wide variety of material on tropical medicine and the related scientific papers, included within these collections are the occasional treat – in this case, a … Continue reading

December Monthly Meeting

In our December monthly meeting, David Hodgson, group member and PhD student at UCL, presented his current research on Modelling the impact and cost effectiveness of vaccination for Respiratory Syncytial Virus in England. Details of his talk are given below. Modelling … Continue reading

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Development of modules for Biostatistics MSc

The African academic institutions are developing masters courses in biostatistics.  LSHTM has been requested to help in the development of modules for these courses, through the SSACAB consortium.  In the LSHTM grant, we have some (small) funds to support members … Continue reading

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University of the Year 2016

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has been awarded the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) ‘University of the Year’ award for 2016 for our response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014/15. This response involved placing more … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Professor Ian Gust

Professor Ian David Gust is a leading virologist, who completed a Diploma in Bacteriology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 1968. His achievements in public health include playing a main role in the prevention and treatment … Continue reading

World AIDS Day 2016: reasons to hope?

By Jamie Enoch (Research Assistant in AIDS Policy, LSHTM) Has 2016 been one of the worst years in history? Whatever your take on the overall state of the world, there is room to approach World AIDS Day with cautious optimism. … Continue reading