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Times Higher World University Rankings 2016

LSE continues to be ranked among the top 25 universities in the world according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Home owners prepared to pay a premium for lower traffic congestion

London homeowners are prepared to pay a premium to live in inner city areas where the congestion zone applies, new research from LSE shows.

Report calls for global action to tackle dementia crisis

A new global report co-authored by LSE researchers reveals that most people with dementia have yet to receive a diagnosis, let alone comprehensive and continuing healthcare. 


Autumn Events programme now online

Details of LSE's public events programme from September to December have been released. Check out the schedule which includes events with Director of the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum Richard Armstrong; fashion designer Vivienne Westwood; equality champion Laura Bates; Director of Liberty Martha Spurrier; neuroscientist Susan Greenfield; Harvard academic Kenneth S Rogoff; and entrepreneur Jacqueline J Lam


The Wealth of Humans: work, power, and status in the twenty-first century 

Senior Editor and Economics Columnist for The Economist and LSE alumus Ryan Avent  visits his alma mater to talk about his new book which addresses the difficult questions about the increasing abundance of labour and what this means politically, economically and socially for every one of us. Event date: Monday 26 September

Women in Science: past, present, and future challenges

Despite progress in recent decades, women remain under-represented in many areas of science. Why is this, and what can be done about it? Historian of science Patricia Fara, philosopher of science Cailin O’Connor, and neuroscientist Melissa Hines will discuss the past, present, and future challenges faced by women in science.  Event date: Tuesday 27 September

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Growing Trade the Progressive Way                        

Speaker: Chrystia Freeland (pictured)
Recorded: Thursday 14 July 2016, approx. 87 minutes    


Speaker: Professor Yehuda Bauer
Recorded: Wednesday 7 September 2016

Speaker: Nick Clegg
Recorded: Thursday 15 September 2016

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