Centres, groups and projects
With research grant income of more than £180 million per year, LSHTM is home to a large number of exciting and impactful research activities. We have a global presence with staff conducting research in more than 100 countries and we are deeply committed to working in collaboration with external partners. We are also home to four designated World Health Organization Collaborating Centres.
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A platform to support policymakers and researchers working on the economics of COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).
The Campylobacter Resource Facility uses genome-based technologies such as next-generation sequencing, microarrays and mutants to study the pathogenesis of this microorganism.
Explaining trends and inequalities in cancer survival at regional, national and international level, including in socio-economic, racial and ethnic groups of the population.
Promoting skin & soft tissue infection care and preventing AA amyloidosis among people who inject drugs in the UK.
The Catch-up Screen project offers Human Papillomavirus (HPV) urine testing as a tool for cervical screening among women aged 60-79 who ceased from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme without a primary HPV test.
Bringing together data and statistical science expertise from across LSHTM to generate new opportunities for research, training and knowledge exchange into policy and practice.
Bringing together interdisciplinary research and expertise from across the world to improve learning and prepare for future pandemics and disease outbreaks.
Improving the design and conduct of public health evaluations, and facilitating the use of robust evidence to inform policy and practice decisions.
Improving understanding of and responses to chronic conditions in low, middle and high-income country settings through research, policy and public engagement and teaching.
The J&J Satellite Centre for Global Health Discovery at LSHTM is focused on advancing the development of drug regimens for the treatment of tuberculosis to counter the threat from AMR.
Strongly encourages research and collaboration fostering integration of mental health with the care of other communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Promoting and undertaking high quality research to develop and deepen historical understanding in the field of public health and health services policy.
Strengthening and promoting innovation, evaluation and evidence-based policy making by fostering communication and collaboration between researchers and policy makers.
Modelling infectious disease dynamics to improve global health.
Supporting sustainable and healthy cities, understanding and controlling infectious disease, and delivering sustainable and healthy food systems.
The CHAMNHA project investigates the effects of heatwaves and climate change on maternal and neonatal health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Bringing a public health approach to prevention of violence in childhood and adolescence, and to improving child protection internationally.
CCSS-Z is a mixed-methods study that works with partners in Zimbabwe to support the design and intervention of a child safeguarding intervention in Catholic Primary schools. The study consists of qualitative research being conducted alongside the development of the intervention, a process evaluation, and an impact evaluation.
This project explores the intersection between Children, Cities and Climate Change and has three primary aims:
- To model the potential co-benefits to child and adolescent health that could arise from changes to the construction and design of cities
- To understand young people’s views about their cities and
- To collate and share through a diverse range of channels our research findings and young peoples’ visions for healthy cities of the future.
CHIP-BCIS3 (Controlled trial of High-risk coronary Intervention with Percutaneous left ventricular unloading) is a research study investigating whether a heart pump improves the safety and effectiveness of high-risk coronary artery stenting procedures.
The LSHTM Clinical Trials Unit is accredited by the UK Clinical Research Collaboration. We conduct high-quality, high-impact trials in the UK and internationally.
Preparing, maintaining and promoting systematic reviews for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of traumatic injury, including the emergency resuscitation of seriously injured and burned patients.
The CDRG conducts research on the effects of unhealthy commodities, and on the tactics used by their manufacturers. It also researches the misinformation strategies used by harmful industries.
Group of eye health organisations from several Commonwealth countries working together to deliver an exciting, integrated, five-year programme of fellowships, research and technology which aims, over the long-term, to strengthen eye health systems and quality of eye care throughout the Commonwealth.
Research for policy reform on international disease control in Southeast Asia and beyond.
Exploring pathways to intimate partner violence prevention and developing methodology to evaluate gender transformative programmes.
Understanding how family, peer, school and community contexts affect children’s experience of violence in adolescence and early adulthood.
The COSMIC project uses system dynamic and agent-based modelling to better understand how health systems function and respond to health programmes, such as payment for performance schemes.
This collaborative study explores young people’s experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially Long COVID. We look at how the effects of illness are ‘made long’ by persistent social and material challenges.
The COVID-19 Surveillance Intensification Ghana Network is a multidisciplinary team working to improve tracking of the COVID-19 epidemic in Ghana and support response efforts.
Driving clinical & biomedical research to improve the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS.