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 randomised controlled trial of an intervention delivered by mobile phone messaging to reduce sexually transmitted infections (STI) by increasing sexual health precaution behaviours in young people.
The Schools Infection Survey (SIS) is a flagship study investigating the role of schools in the spread of COVID-19 and how transmission within and from schools can be minimised.
The Sustainable Evaluation through Analysis of Routinely Collected HIV data (SEARCH) is a collaboration between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Ministries of Health in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Strengthening health service delivery and quality of care through high-impact, interdisciplinary research.
SHARE contributes to achieving universal access to effective, sustainable and equitable sanitation and hygiene by generating evidence to improve policy and practice worldwide.
Working in partnership across five institutions, we conduct multi-disciplinary research in Ghana and Ethiopia to improve experiences of severe and stigmatising neglected tropical diseases of the skin.
We are a group of multidisciplinary academics working on a diverse portfolio of epidemiology research, largely focused on skin disease.
The Social and Mathematical Epidemiology (SaME) group is a dynamic group of about 40 researchers working on a variety of areas in public health.
The SEARN is a platform to facilitate research collaboration. It provides a forum to support the communication and dissemination of research findings, highlight research areas and a network connecting people in LSHTM and collaborators outside with an interest in South East Asia.
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and facilitated by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, SPEAK India brings together researchers and technical experts alike, with an aim to develop a consensus on the additional knowledge required to ensure VL transmission is successfully interrupted and elimination is sustained.
Our research aims to strengthen evidence and understanding for better decision-making on the social and environmental factors that determine public health.
SPRING for MDG’s (Sustainable Program Incorporating Nutrition and Games) is a seven year research programme funded by the Wellcome Trust that brings together researchers from the UK, India and Pakistan.
SSACAB brings together African and Northern academic and research institutions to develop and improve biostatistical skills among researchers.
Cross-faculty and cross-disciplinary group to promote STI research conducted at LSHTM
STRIVE is a research consortium investigating the social norms and inequalities that drive HIV.
200 million people still live in trachoma-endemic regions and are at risk of becoming blind despite concerted international effort to tackle the disease. With the clock ticking towards the 2020 elimination goal, novel strategies are urgently needed to accelerate and strengthen the SAFE strategy.
Recognising that people with psychosocial disabilities are best positioned to define their own needs, SUCCEED is co-producing the design and evaluation of community-based interventions for people with psychosis in Africa.
Sudan COVID-19 Research Group is a collaboration between humanitarian and public health academics, and Y-PEER Sudan youth community volunteers.
We are assessing how UK funding to Support the National Malaria Programme in Nigeria is affecting change.
This research project aims to improve surgical services for women with urinary incontinence in England.
SHEFS is a programme aiming to provide policy makers with novel, interdisciplinary evidence to define future food systems policies that deliver nutritious and healthy foods in an environmentally sustainable and socially equitable manner.
We conduct formative research into the health and wellbeing needs and priorities of host communities in which around 30 Anglo-American mines are situated, in eight countries.
A five-year programme of research and evaluation funded by the UK Department of International Development (DFID). SWiFT assesses, evaluates and informs the International Labour Organisation’s DFID-funded “Work in Freedom” multi-country intervention to minimise women’s vulnerability to labour trafficking in South Asia and the Middle East.