Helping reform police ‘stop and search’ powers - Tim Newburn’s research into the 2011 riots in England led to review of police powersCraig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on facing the future.Dr Ilka Gleibs on how women footballers can boost performance by overcoming negative stereotypes.Campaigning: causes and connections - The public face of campaigning is celebrated at this free LSE Library exhibition, open until 31 August 2015

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Drug possession should be removed from police performance indicators, says new LSE study

Drug possession should be removed from police performance indicators to encourage officers to spend more time solving serious crime rather than targeting low level possession of cannabis, according to a new LSE study.

Link between intelligence and longevity is mostly genetic
The tendency of more intelligent people to live longer has been shown, for the first time, to be mainly down to their genes by new research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

Less able, better off kids more likely to become high earners than bright poor kids

New research, conducted by LSE's Abigail McKnight for the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, has exposed the reality of a glass floor in British society that protects less-able better-off children from falling down the social ladder as they become adults. 

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Shaa Wasmund

How to Apply the 80/20 Rule for Increased Productivity, Happiness and Freedom

Entrepreneur and author of bestsellers Stop Talking, Start Doing and Do Less, Get More, Shaa Wasmund explains how to apply the well-known Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto's 'law of the vital few' to become more productive and happy. Event date: Tuesday 8 September


How Business Can be a Force for Good

Business as usual is over. Belief is the new currency and to succeed you must follow new rules: purpose as the route to profit; mind share to gain market share. At this event you will discover the secrets of some of the world's most renowned business leaders, and find out how to harness the power of purpose to win in business. Event date: Wednesday 12 August

Inside the Nudge Unit: how small changes can make a big difference

A lecture by David Halpern, CEO of The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), which was set up by 10 Downing Street in 2010 with the aim of being the world’s first government institution to use behavioural economics to examine and influence human behaviour; to essentially ‘nudge’ us into making better decisions for ourselves by applying psychology to policy. Event date: Tuesday 15 September

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Professor Frank Wilczek © Amity Wilczek

Speaker: Professor Frank Wilczek (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 8 July 2015, approx. 85 minutes                      


Speaker: Lord Meghnad Desai
Recorded: Thursday 9 July 2015

Speaker: Tim Marshall
Recorded: Monday 13 July 2015                                       

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Prime Ministers in Greece       

Prime Ministers in Greece: the paradox of power

Kevin Featherstone and Dimitris Papadimitriou

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