Tales from Houghton Street: an LSE oral history - Listen now to a new oral history celebrating LSE’s 120th anniversary. #LSE120LSE opens new PhD Academy 'nurturing the next generation of leaders' - Sub-head: Doctoral students welcome bespoke space on 4th floor of LSE Library'Foundations: LSE and the Science of Society' Free exhibition at LSE Library from 19 September - 19 December 2015Strengthening global regulation of emerging nanotechnologies - Robert Falkner highlighted the importance of mandatory reporting for nanotechnology products

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Up to £1/2 million of scholarships for refugees at LSE

LSE is significantly increasing the funding available for scholarships aimed at asylum seekers and refugees, in response to the on-going international crisis.

LSE leaps into top 25 in World University  Rankings

LSE has climbed 11 places in the 2015 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, up to 23rd in the world, and rises to fifth from seventh within the UK.

Why poor London children do better than their peers outside the capital

Dramatic differences in GCSE grades between poor children in London and those outside the capital are due to improvements in the city’s schools, according to a new CASE report.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, chairman of the National League for Democracy in Burma

Myanmar on the Brink

In 2010 the world saw in Myanmar both relief and opportunity when - thirteen years after Myanmar achieved ASEAN membership - political and economic reforms began, shifting Myanmar away from isolationist military rule towards civilian government. This November Myanmar goes to the polls. What will determine the outcome of those general elections? How will Myanmar achieve economic success comparable to those of its ASEAN neighbours? Event date: Monday 5 October


Economics Rules: the rights and wrongs of the dismal science 

Based on his new book, Dani Rodrik, Centennial Professor at the LSE European Institute and Department of Economics will give an accessible introduction to the strengths of the discipline of economics and why it is so often misunderstood, not least by its practitioners. Event date: Wednesday 7 October

September - December public events programme announced

The Autumn 2015 events programme is now online. Highlights include events with Shami Chakrabarti, Winnie Byanyima, Sir David Chipperfield, Dr Ben Bernanke, Margot Wallström and Professor David Harvey. 

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Dr David Halpern

Speaker: Dr David Halpern (pictured)
Recorded: Tuesday 15 September 2015, approx. 82 minutes                      


Speaker: Dave Trott
Recorded: Monday 21 September 2015

Speaker: Emmanuel Macron
Recorded: Thursday 24 September 2015                 

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