To mark the 210th anniversary of John Snow’s birth, the John Snow Society launched a competition in September 2023 challenging enthusiasts to use creativity and modern methods to recreate his 1854 Soho map (pictured, updated). You can find out more about the original competition here. The winners and highly commended maps are now available to …
The John Snow Society 2023 Annual Pumphandle Lecture was given by Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. You can listen to the recording here.
To mark the 210th anniversary of John Snow’s birth, we’ve launched a new competition for the month of September: Can you use creativity and modern methods to recreate his 1854 Soho map? Further details here.
This year’s Broadsheet introduces our 2023 Pumphandle Lecture speaker Dr Okonjo-Iweala of the WTO – we are very pleased she will join us on the 3rd of October. You can access the Broadsheet at this link for more news and updates from our global community: https://johnsnowsociety.org/files/2023/08/John-Snow-BroadSheet-2023.pdf
28th September5:30 pm London time Please note that you can join this event in person in the John Snow lecture theatre or you can watch the live broadcast. More information is available on the LSHTM webpage.
We had to wait a year, but the 2021 broadsheet is now available and as always packed with stories from around the world about John Snow and the society. Enjoy the read https://johnsnowsociety.org/files/2021/08/Broad-Sheet-2021-final.pdf
The John Snow Society Annual Pumphandle Lecture was given by Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The recording can be found here
“The Greatest Missed Microscopical Opportunity?” by Paul Bingham was recently published by the Postal Microscopical Society. It is an excellent account of the discovery of Vibrio cholerae including the works of John Snow.
We had to wait a year, but the 2020 broadsheet is now available and as always packed with stories from around the world about John Snow and the society. Enjoy the read
Our biggest event of the year is coming up. We are excited to let you know that this year’s pumphandle lecture will be given John Nkengasong on 10th September 3pm UK time!The lecture will be held remotely – please register here.