EduCativ Posted July 28, 2020 Share Posted July 28, 2020 The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies, and continuing education in public and global health. We have an annual research income of more than £124 million and one of the UK's highest-rated research institutions. We have a diverse and genuinely global community dedicated to quality cross-disciplinary research. Our School is involved at every stage of the research pipeline, from basic science all the way through to evaluation of health interventions, providing a firm foundation of evidence for improving health. Crucially, we take research into the real world to make a tangible difference in people's lives. We never know what will come next. As well as potential global disease outbreaks, we face many other challenges, including the ever-rising burden of chronic conditions such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, dementia, and threats from climate change and financial crises. That is why we must continue to train the next generation of leaders through our teaching and research programs and work together to innovate, respond, and prevent most effectively. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies, and continuing education in public and global health. The School has an international presence and collaborative ethos and is uniquely placed to help shape health policy and translate research findings into tangible impact. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide to work in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education, and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. We draw on our diverse talents, skills, and experience to underpin our position as a leader in public and global health. These range from the molecular to the global, the theoretical to the applied, the analytical to the political. The School will address global and public health challenges through high-quality research, educating future research leaders and health professionals, and supporting innovation and engagement. Research income has grown to more than £124 million per year from national and international funding sources, including UK government and research councils, the European Union, the Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation, and other philanthropic sources. Our diverse research talents, skills, and experience underpin our position as a leader in public and global health. These range from the molecular to the global, the theoretical to the applied, the analytical to the political. We have more than 1,300 staff working in over 100 countries. Our outstanding, diverse, and committed staff make an impact where it is most needed - deploying research in real-time in response to crises, developing innovative programs for significant health threats, or training the next generations of public and global health leaders and researchers. We deliver research-led educational programs to future health leaders, managers, and researchers across the world. We have more than 1,000 face-to-face Master's and Research students, 3,000 studying by distance learning, and 1,000 each year on short courses and continuous professional development. Our free online courses are studied by more than 30,000 participants globally. We seek to foster and sustain a creative and supportive working environment based upon an ethos of respect and rigorous scientific inquiry. We embrace and value the diversity of our staff and student population and seek to promote equality as an essential element in contributing to improving health worldwide. View full university Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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