MRC Cohort

MRC cohort at Swingers Crazy Golf (April 2018)

MRC Cohort Training & Social Events
The MRC LID Board will arrange two training opportunities per year (these may be any of the following: away day, conference, cohort site visit, retreat). The MRC LID Board expects that students will arrange at least one cohort social per term.

If you have any suggestions or ideas for other training and/or events please discuss these with your fellow cohort members and your student representatives. Your current MRC Cohort Student Representatives are Alicia Showering, Stas Vasiljevs, & Eve Doran.

Flexible Funding


MRC Vaccines cohort visit to SAGE, WHO Geneva

All students registered at either partnership instititution with MRC funding (either MRC LID Studentships, or other MRC Studentships or Fellowships) may apply for MRC LID Flexible Funding. The MRC LID studentship handbook provides further information and guidance.


Congratulations to Tash Clarke, winner of the 2018 Max Perutz Science Writing Prize, for her award “How Artificial Intelligence, and a cup of tea, could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease”! Congratulations to the MRC LID cohort members awarded an LSHTM Public Engagement small grant for their workshop “Outbreak control: an introduction to careers in public health”!

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