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LTI win Gold at Reimagine Education Awards

Learning Technology and Innovation have won the Overall Gold Award at the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards 2016.

Half of airline pilots report fatigue which could jeopardise passenger safety

Airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety in the European aviation industry.

Lack of trust in "dehumanising" online world leaves disadvantaged young further behind

The disadvantages young people face offline are preventing them from making the most of the online world reveals new research.

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Lent Term Events Leaflet Online Now!

The pdf of the Lent Term events leaflet can now be browsed online. Speakers at LSE next term include Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

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Pressing For Change: 25 years seeking trans equality

Press for Change campaigned to change successfully the UK into one of the most transgender-friendly countries in the world. Stephen Whittle, Professor of Equalities Law at Manchester Metropolitan University will discuss what worked, what didn’t and what is left to be done. Event date: Tuesday 10 January

Protecting Children in War and Conflict: European and global implications for child rights

Children suffered immeasurably in wars in 20th century Europe, which forged the modern child rights movement. Now, children facing similar horror are fleeing to Europe. Our response could define the future of global child rights. Come to this lecture by Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International and formerly Prime Minister of Denmark.

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The Lost Art of Listening: the missing key to democratic
civil society and participation
                                                     
Video

Speaker: Professor Jim Macnamara (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 23 November 2016, approx. 66 minutes    

 
The New Minority: white working class politics in an era of immigration and inequality                                                                                                 
Audio

Speakers: Dr Justin Gest, Dame Margaret Hodge, Stephen Kinnock
Recorded: Monday 21 November 2016

Brexit and the EU Global Strategy                                                               
Audio

Speaker: Nathalie Tocci
Recorded: Thursday 17 November 2016

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