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LSE report shows dementia costs Wales £1.4 billion a year

A new LSE report commissioned by the Alzheimer’s Society reveals the hidden cost of dementia in Wales is estimated at £1.4 billion, an average cost of £31,300 per person each year.


Intelligence and the ethnic composition of where people live may have a bearing on life satisfaction

Evolutionary constraints on the human mind may mean that we are adapted to be happiest when we live among people who are of the same ethnicity as ourselves, suggests new research published in the Journal of Research in Personality. 

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The final Gearty Grilling: Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE, on facing the future

Craig Calhoun, Director of LSE and world-renowned social scientist, discusses his research and the future of LSE in the final Gearty Grilling.

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New exhibition space for LSE Library

LSE Library, the largest social science library in Europe, has opened a new Exhibition Space, a state-of-the art facility to showcase the best and most interesting items from the Library’s collections.


Domestic politics drives Putin's foreign policy, says new LSE book

Internal political objectives of regime consolidation drive Russia's foreign policy, including its behaviour in Ukraine, according to a new LSE book. 


This week's Gearty Grilling: Vanessa Iwowo on African leadership

Vanessa Iwowo, Fellow in the Department of Management, discusses her ideas on how Africa should take a more pragmatic approach to leadership issues.


This week's Gearty Grilling: Matthew Connelly on official secrecy

Matthew Connelly, Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Relations, discusses official secrecy and the internet.


Paying people incentives to make healthy choices only works in the long term if they are paid to NOT do something

Monetary incentives to encourage people to live healthier lifestyles only work in the longer term when they are designed to stop negative behaviour, rather than promote positive choices, suggests new research from LSE.


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