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Dipa Patel20

September 27th, 2017

LSE Global Health Initiative Launch Event

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Dipa Patel20

September 27th, 2017

LSE Global Health Initiative Launch Event

2 comments

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Tuesday 24 October 2017 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics

The London School of Economics will be hosting the public launch of the university’s new Global Health research platform on Tuesday 24 October. The event will include a keynote speech by Geeta Rao Gupta, a panel discussion, and poster exhibition followed by drinks.

The Global Health Initiative is a cross-departmental research platform set up to increase the coherence and visibility of Global Health research activity across the School, both internally and externally. It provides support for interdisciplinary engagement and showcases LSE’s ability to apply rigorous social science research to emerging global health challenges.

The event is free and open to all, however pre-registration is required via Eventbrite.

For any queries please contact Clare Wenham at globalhealth@lse.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 955 6592.

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