Scholarship opportunity

28 Feb 2019

SCHOLARSHIP TO ATTEND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF VACCINES: EFFICACY, SAFETY, POLICY
Short Course 1-12 July 2019
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Award will cover discounted course fees and funds toward travel and living expenses

Eligibility: Candidates must be early career investigators from low- and middle- income countries, hold a relevant degree or equivalent, and have relevant experience. The course is intensive and a good command of the English language is essential. A knowledge of computers and a basic knowledge of Word for Windows and Excel is also essential. Participants will be expected to have completed a basic post-graduate epidemiology module or equivalent. They should understand epidemiological measures of disease frequency (incidence, prevalence), measures of effect (odds ratios, risk ratios), the merits of different study designs (cross-sectional, cohort, case-control, intervention studies) and key concepts and implications of sampling error, bias and confounding.

Course website: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/courses/short-courses/epidemiology-vaccines

To Apply: Send the following documents to Anna Wang-Erickson (a [dot] wang-erickson [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk) by 15 March 2019

• CV
• Personal statement describing why you want to attend and how you meet the eligibility requirements
• Recommendation letter sent from reference directly to Anna Wang-Erickson
• Please do not apply to be admitted to the course until you have been awarded a scholarship or unless you have alternative funding to cover the costs