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Past research projects

Our research remains relevant and continues to leave a legacy. 

Past projects continue to make a long-lasting impact worldwide.

Regional Entrepreneurship and Development Index 

This project aimed to discriminate the results of the Regional Entrepreneurship and Development index (REDI) in the UK. REDI is a project of the EU DC REGIO. The REDI index developed by the project presented a fresh approach to measuring entrepreneurship in EU regions.

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Identity Project

The Identity Project was set up to undertake an assessment of the UK Identity Cards Bill and its implications.

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Policy Engagement Network

The Policy Engagement Network was a cross-disciplinary initiative to conduct national and globally policy-relevant research. The primary objective of PEN was to inform policy deliberation through linking academic research with pressing policy issues.

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Digital Infrastructure Innovation

The Digital Infrastructure Innovation research project was launched in 2008, and explored the unique challenges and opportunities for innovation presented by digital technologies and their increasing infrastructural characteristics. 

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Dynamic Consent research

LSE research on Dynamic Consent was a key part of a large interdisciplinary research project into information privacy, which ran from 2008-2012. The project explored the issue of consumer consent as a dynamic (and changeable) process, and aimed to develop consent methods for controlling the use of consumer data.

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Student Diversity & Academic Writing Project 

This project was run jointly with the LSE Department of Management and Lancaster University Management School. The project explored an increasing concern from UK higher education instutitions regarding the use of plagiarism detection software with interntaional students. It addressed the problem of mismatched expectations in academic writing between UK institutions and the educational culture and accepted view of plagiarism within students' home countries. 

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Pegasus

The Pegasus project was introduced at a time when particle physics was demanding a new form of computer system capable of processing the vast quantity of data to be produced by the introduction in 2007 of a new particle accelerator at CERN (Europe's particle physics laboratory based in Geneva, home of the Large Hadron Collider). This project aimed to understand the way particle physicists were constructing their data processing grid, and how they were introducing it into use, in order to improve the usability of grids for wider information systems research.

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European Conference on Information Systems

The annual European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) was held in collaboration with the Association for Information Systems from 1993-2009. 

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