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Professor Christine Chinkin wins UN award for distinguished service

Christine Chinkin, Director of LSE's Centre for Women, Peace and Security, has been awarded the Sir Brian Urquhart Award for distinguished service to the United Nations by a UK citizen.

Children involved in cyber-bullying much more likely to view web content containing self-harm and suicide

A new study on the link between cyberbullying and suicide has found that ten per cent of children are involved in cyberbullying and that they are much more likely to view web content containing self-harm and suicide. 

Favelas toolkit for social change rolled out to another 400 million people

A toolkit aimed at improving the lives of the urban poor across the globe will be rolled out to a potential new audience of 400 million people this week when it is translated into Spanish.


Women in Politics: change and continuity

Has the emergence of a woman as Prime Minister in the UK and a possible President of the US indicated a new relationship between women and formal politics? Or is it just business as usual? Join us for this panel discussion featuring Sarah Childs (pictured), Emma Crewe, Mona Morgan-Collins and Sam Smethers  Event date: Wednesday 26 October


Growth and Sustainability: 10 years on from the Stern Review 

What do we know about innovation, investment, cities and the global agenda, a decade after publication of The Stern Review? Find out at this talk by Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE and the current President of the British Academy. Event date: Thursday 27 October

Newly announced public events

New events include former Chancellors Alistair Darling and George Osborne talking about the UK economy; adventurer Sarah Outen on her round the world journey; David Cameron’s Director of Communications Craig Oliver on the inside story of Brexit, Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau talking about inclusve growth; and a talk by the Chair of the Scale Up Institute Sherry Coutu

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Speaker: Professor David Stasavage (pictured)
Recorded: Wednesday 12 October 2016, approx. 91 minutes    

From LEO to DeepMind: Britain's computing pioneers                                                

Speaker: Eric Schmidt
Recorded: Friday 14 October 2016

Speaker: Martha Spurrier
Recorded: Wednesday 19 October 2016

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