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2012 Showcase

Large mosquito modelWed 1 - Wed 15 August
9.30am - 4.30pm, Mon - Fri
Admission free, all welcome

Inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games... 

Step inside the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine for a rare chance to see historical treasures and learn about current work from one of the world’s top research and educational institutions.

See the microscopes, mosquito boxes and notes of Sir Patrick Manson and Nobel Prize winning Sir Ronald Ross as they worked to unlock the mysteries of malaria. 

Discover the work of Jerry Morris, ‘the man who invented exercise’. 

Observe the latest modelling and mapping technology used to track diseases past and present, from flu to cholera. 

Athens 1906 postcardLook back at a century of sport and health and watch live Games action. 

Find out about the history of the art-deco Keppel Street Building. 

Listen to how the rat, the louse, the snake, the flea and more, have plagued us through history and how science is winning the war today.

Ronald Ross photographed in Darjeeling, 1898, with the diagnostic microscope invented by him Blog: Read our Olympic blog written by LSHTM staff and students involved in the London 2012 games

News: Get set for London 2012

Event: Full details of the 2012 Showcase exhibition


(Image 1: Large mosquito model. Image 2: Ross microscope. Image 3: Athens 1906 postcard. Image 4: Ronald Ross in Darjeeling, 1989, with the diagnostic microscope invented by him. Credit: LSHTM.)

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