MRC funded PhD studentship opportunity

An MRC-funded PhD studentship is currently being advertised by PSG members on “The role of young women’s fertility desires and intentions on the impact of complex evaluations to prevent HIV”.

Adolescent girls and young women are at a disproportional risk of HIV infection in high burden countries.  LSHTM…

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Economic and Social Research Council postdoctoral fellowship competition

The UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership has been allocated three one-year awards for each of the next five years, with the first entry commencing in October 2018.

More information is available on the Doctoral Training Partnership website and the ESRC website.

The closing date is 23rd…

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PSG invites applications for ESRC PhD Scholarships

The application process for ESRC PhD scholarships is now open, for entry in autumn 2018. PSG invites applications from candidates interested in studying for a PhD in demography or reproductive and sexual health. Candidates are advised to contact potential supervisors to discuss projects in the first instance. The PSG Staff…

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New publication: Tuberculosis mortality and the male survival deficit in rural South Africa

Reniers G, Blom S, Lieber J, Herbst AJ, Calvert C, Bor J, Barnighausen T, Zaba B, Li ZR, Clark SJ, Grant AD, Lessells R, Eaton JW, and Hosegood V (2017)

Tuberculosis mortality and the male survival deficit in rural South Africa: An observational community cohort study.

PLoS ONE12(10): e0185692…

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Sarah Walters wins best article prize

Sarah Walters, Associate Professor in the Population Studies Group, has won the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth’s “Best Article” Prize.

Sarah’s article – titled “Child! Now you are”: Identity registration, labor, and the definition of childhood in Colonial Tanganyika, 1910–1950 – received the following praise from…

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Ending AIDS by 2030 means removing bottlenecks to care and treatment – supplement and blog post now online

Contextual, social and health system factors influence how people with HIV engage with care and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa – but how?  The ‘Bottlenecks’ study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections has provided crucial insight. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the multi-country qualitative study examined…

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Collaborative and Co-funded studentship competition now open for applications

This competition invites academics, in collaboration with non-academic partners, to submit proposals for studentship projects to begin October 2018. Collaboration partners must be non-academic organisations with an operating base in the UK – they can be private, public or voluntary sector organisations.

The application will need to be completed…

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New scholarships available to fund scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on LSHTM’s MSc programmes

The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships are now available to fund 30 scholars over the next 10 years from sub-Saharan Africa on LSHTM’s MSc programmes.

Established as a result of a £1.3 million gift to the School from GSK, this fund will play an important role in…

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