Research Festival 2015
Full LSE Research Festival 2015 programme announced|

This year’s LSE Research Festival programme is now available online, with four great public engagement events for you to add to your diaries: the Strictly Come Researching prize-giving event, LSE Works: Above the Parapet, the LSE Research Festival Exhibition 2015 and our Social Science Soapbox.

The festival runs between 19 and 28 May 2015. Visit our website for the full programme and event dates.|

 

What's new

Call for applications - LTI grants 2015-16

Do you have a great project in mind to enhance learning with technology? Then why not get funding with one of our LTI grants! 

Applications can be submitted under four strands: innovative teaching and learning; e-assessment innovation; students as producers; project applications from students.

 

The deadline for applications is Friday 29 May 2015. Find out more - visit the LTI blog| or email lti.support@lse.ac.uk|.

Special Easter exam preparation sessions

The Teaching and Learning Centre is running its popular free exam preparation sessions over the term break again.

Sign up for sessions on quantitative exam preparation and revision strategies via the Centre’s events page|.

 

 

 

Easter 2015 School closure

LSE is due to close at the end of the working day on Wednesday 1 April 2015 and open again for business on Thursday 9 April 2015. Further details, including Library opening times, are available in PDF format for students| and staff|

 

Read more| on the Estates Division Security webpage. 

 

 

 

Strictly Come Researching

Are you a PhD student or post-doctoral fellow at LSE with something to say? Do you have research that you think merits wider attention? This is the scheme for you.

 

Research Festival 2015| has launched an exciting new competition for innovative social science research.

Find out what each of the three winners will receive and download an application form| from our website now.

 

The deadline for entries is Monday 13 April 2015

Did you know? 20 Kingsway used to be a suffragette tea shop

 20 Kingsway

... Now home to LSE’s Teaching and Learning Centre,  20 Kingsway used to house the Tea Cup Inn - a tea shop for suffragettes. Read more about LSE's early neighbours| or peruse the Did you know?| LSE trivia series.

 

2015 is LSE’s 120th anniversary. Join in the celebrations at lse.ac.uk/lse120| #LSE120| 

Public events

Is Politics Based on Morality? |

Speakers: Dr Fabienne Peter, Professor Catherine Rowett, Dr Stephen de Wijze 

Date: Monday 27 April 2015, 6.30-8pm

 

The Root of All Good|

Speaker: Andrew Palmer

Date: Tuesday 28 April 2015, 6.30-8pm

 

Inequality: what can be done?|

Speakers: Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Tom Clark, Professor Baroness Lister

Date: Thursday 30 April 2015, 6.30-8pm

 

See Diary and events| for more.  

 

 

 

 

 

External news from LSE website

Welfare reforms failing to move social housing tenants into work, according to new LSE research|

The Coalition Government's radical welfare reforms have resulted in very few social housing tenants being able to find jobs despite their aim of moving people dependent on benefits into work, according to a new LSE report.

 

LSE continues to widen access| 

LSE has admitted its highest proportion of state school undergraduates for over ten years, according to official data released this week.

 

Real Wages and Living Standards: the latest UK evidence|

Since the global financial crisis, living standards for pensioners have risen while young workers have faced the ‘double whammy’ of falls in real wages and rises in unemployment according to a new report from LSE's Centre for Economic Performance.

                    

See News and media| for more.

 

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