History of Public Health – PHD OPPORTUNITY

Date / time: 3 June, 11:59 pm

History of Public Health - PHD OPPORTUNITY


PhD Opportunity: History of Public Health

Application Deadline: 3 June 2024

The Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is pleased to invite applications for a fully funded three-year full-time PhD studentship on the history of public health, starting in September 2024, funded by a donation from the Wilkinson Charitable Trust.

The exact focus will be chosen by the candidate: possible topics include historical research on:

  • Health laws and ethics
  • Mental illness
  • Healthcare in prisons
  • Colonialism and schools of tropical medicine
  • Colonialism and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine
  • Health systems and policy, including the British NHS
  • Health education/promotion
  • Health consumerism
  • Drugs, alcohol and tobacco
  • Public health in post-war Britain

For full details, please visit https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/funding-scholarships/2024-25-sir-geoffrey-wilkinson-studentship


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