Tag Archives: Women in Science

International Women’s Day: 2019

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Today is a great chance to remind ourselves of all the women who have contributed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics … Continue reading

The history of suffrage and the impact of women in LSHTM archival collections‘

By Alison Forsey On February 6th 1918 the Representation of the People Act; legislation that allowed all men and some women to vote was put into law. Although it should be noted that not all women were granted the right … Continue reading

Pioneers of Tropical Medicine

It’s Explore Your Archives Week: today we focus on ‘Pioneers’, something the School is so well known for. Around our building is the famous frieze of 23 pioneers of tropical medicine. They include such luminaries as Sir Ronald Ross, who … Continue reading

Beulah Bewley – My Life as a Woman and Doctor

Dame Beulah Bewley was the first woman to graduate with an MSc in Social Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a leader of research into the effects of smoking in children and young people; research that … Continue reading

International Women’s Day: A look back to Archives Alive

By Victoria Cranna In February of last year, the School held ‘Archives Alive – Peter Mine’, an event that explores the contribution women made to the advancement of public health. Victoria Cranna, the School’s Archivist and Records Manager, wrote a … Continue reading

Archives Alive….Peter Mine

  One of the many things that I love about my job as an Archivist is the unexpected activities that you become involved in. Working with two actors, Rebecca Tremain and Penny Dimond, has been a great pleasure and a … Continue reading

Women in Science Exhibition – Archive Alive…..Peter Mine

Date: Tuesday 17 February 2015 Time: 1:00 pm Venue: The Pumphandle Bar, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Entertainment Admission: Booking required at https://archive-alive.eventbrite.co.uk No woman’s name adorns the frieze on the exterior of the London … Continue reading

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