Applications for 2015 have now closed!

This year's theme: Social change in London and/or at LSE

Undergraduates, don't miss this great opportunity to take part in an original research project. At LSE GROUPS, you'll get the chance to work in small groups of mixed years and mixed disciplines on a research project of your choice, write it up for a research paper and present it at a research conference.

Please note that LSE GROUPS 2015 runs from 22 June to 3 July and you will be asked to commit to attending on all weekdays during this period. Applications took place during Lent Term 2015. 

If you require further information, please email For a taster of LSE GROUPS, watch this short film featuring students using graffiti walls and message boards to tell us what they thought of taking part. 

For photographs, film, themes and winners from LSE GROUPS since 2011, see our LSE GROUPS past projects page.


What is it?

LSE GROUPS (Group Research Opportunity Undergraduate Projects) is a fantastic opportunity for LSE undergraduates to take part in an original social science research project.

What does it involve?

A commitment to participation for two weeks, full time, at the end of Summer Term

Working in small, interdisciplinary groups of mixed years, with a research supervisor, on an original research project from a given theme

Research conference on final day

What's in it for participants?

Enhancing research skills and critical thinking

Extending skills in team work, communication, negotiation, presentation

Possible publication in journals, LSE blogs, etc., and attendance at conferences

How to get in touch

If you have any questions about LSE GROUPS in general, or about an application already made, please email 

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LSE GROUPS is just one of several Maximise Your Potential opportunities available to LSE's undergraduates.



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