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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The Taiwan-UK SGS Health Research Network (TUSHRN) aims to further research on the health of sex, gender and sexuality (SGS) minorities in Taiwan and the UK.
Improving public health research in Tanzania through joint research and capacity-building, including through better communications and networking for LSHTM staff, students, and alumni in Tanzania.
Providing a focus for global research expertise in tuberculosis epidemiology, immunology, diagnosis and treatment.
The TB Modelling Group uses mathematical models to better understand the natural history and epidemiology of tuberculosis, and to improve the contribution of modelling to policy decisions and implementation.
Boosting big data expertise and applying genomic technologies across LSHTM.
Co-Create is a project designed to reduce obesity and its co-morbidities by working with adolescents, to create, inform and disseminate obesity-preventive, evidence-based policies, using a complex systems approach.
The DE-grading Epidemiology (DEEP) Network has been formed to encourage open debate about the use of algorithms to assess epidemiological studies, and maintain contacts between those of us who are working on these issues. It will pursue strategies to improve our ability to methodically and accurately integrate and interpret epidemiologic evidence.
The value and unexpected by-product of a community engagement strategy aimed at addressing the immunisation gap in north-west Ethiopia.
The Global Vector Hub is an open access, interactive resource. It has the capacity to transform vector research and vector control programmes, and to revolutionise our preparedness and ability to respond quickly and effectively to vector-borne disease outbreaks, around the world.
Reducing violence in Ugandan primary schools.
The Health Research Unit Zim (THRU ZIM) at the Biomedical Research and Training Institute conducts research aimed at improving health and wellbeing across the life-course. We focus on public health issues of relevance to Zimbabwe and the African region. Our research group is multidisciplinary and collaborates with a range of local and international academic institutions, so that we can access the expertise to conduct research to the highest standards.
The HPRU in Environmental Change and Health provides research to support decision making relating to the impacts and responses to the environmental changes that affect our health.
The O2O Project explored the potential of online networks to initiate social norms change about family planning in offline communities in Nairobi, Kenya during COVID-19.
M. tuberculosis is a leading cause of meningitis in people living with HIV. Currently, over 50% of cases die and many survivors are left disabled. Finding better diagnostics and optimised treatments is a priority.
The SACHA Study team have been funded by the National Institute for Health Research to gather information which will help health services and systems in the UK to shape abortion care for the future.
SIPP is a mixed methods interdisciplinary evaluation of an intervention to reduce health harms and enhance service engagement among people who use crack cocaine in England.
Exploring young people’s sexual practices in the UK.
Global trials aiming to reduce maternal mortality due to postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) using tranexamic acid (TXA).
This collaborative research project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, examines the experiences of young people with sickle cell as they transition to adulthood and move from using child to adult services.
THRiVE’s mission is to empower African Institutions to become research engines for health innovations and evidence-based healthcare practices and policies.
Tight K is a study investigating whether maintaining serum potassium levels at ≥3.6 mEq/L is non-inferior to maintaining at ≥4.5 mEq/L on the occurrence of new onset atrial fibrillation dysrhythmia post-surgery in patients undergoing isolated CABG surgery
This website is created to facilitate an informal network for researchers using the Test-Negative-Design (TND) for studying the causes of COVID-19 infection. We will create a repository of papers about the use of the TND, and for questionnaires for use in TND studies of the causes of COVID-19.
The TREATS project (Tuberculosis Reduction through Expanded Antiretroviral Treatment and Screening for active TB) will measure the impact of a combined TB and HIV intervention – of population level active case-finding for TB, combined with universal testing and treatment for HIV -- on TB incidence, prevalence and incidence of infection when delivered to the entire population of 14 urban, high-prevalence communities in South Africa and Zambia.
An interdisciplinary network of trial managers, clinical research associates, data managers, epidemiologists, statisticians and practitioners with an interest and expertise in randomised controlled trials methods and delivery working across LSHTM and its partners.
The effect of early tranexamic acid administration on mortality, hysterectomy, and other morbidities in women with post-partum haemorrhage: an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.