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New research shows how technology squeezes middle skilled workers|
The rise of information and communication technologies has increased the demand for highly-skilled university-educated, workers at the expense of middle-skilled workers.
Banding and ballots on the rise as schools seek fairer intakes|
A small but growing number of schools, mainly sponsored academies, are using ability banding or random allocation (ballots) as part of their admissions criteria, according to new research by LSE on behalf of the Sutton Trust.
Mayor's draft housing plans not a strategy for radical change|
Despite the Mayor of London’s draft plan to increase the supply of housing in the city being called a ‘strategy’, it lacks the strategic approach necessary to bring about the required radical change according to academics from LSE and other housing experts.
Global acclaim for LSE subjects|
The QS World University Rankings by Subject place LSE as one the top three places in the world to study Geography, Politics and International Relations, Media and Communications, Accounting and Economics.
New tool for participating in UK and EU policymaking on media issues|
Just over a year after the Leveson Report laid bare the complex web of relationships between politicians and the media, a new website offering a free and accessible way to participate in the decisions politicians make about the media has been unveiled by LSE
LSE Library launches First World War digital exhibition as Space for Thought Literary Festival 2014 begins|
To mark the start of LSE’s Space for Thought Literary Festival 2014, LSE Library has launched WW1 @ LSE: a common cause, an online exhibition featuring a selection of digital images related to the First World War.
'One size fits all' approach to global marketing a recipe for failure|
Major global brands are at risk of failing to win new customers from Eastern countries because they don’t take into account key cultural differences when marketing their products, new research has found.
LSE wins Green University award|
People and Planet have given LSE the “Student and Staff Engagement Award” for its excellent and innovative work in promoting sustainability.
Universities stand to benefit in recessions, new research shows|
New research from the London School of Economics and Political Science shows that universities across the world actually benefit during recessions, wielding far greater recruiting power to attract talented graduates compared to the private sector.
Preventive measures – how youngsters avoid online risks|
Children’s perceptions of online risks and problematic situations may greatly differ from those of adults, with the line between positive and negative online experiences being very thin. This can lead to teenagers participating in risky pursuits, such as sharing sexual pictures with friends, a new report has found.
Smartphones and tablets offer children more online opportunities, but expose them to more risks|
This is one of the findings of a new report from Net Children Go Mobile, a research project co-ordinated by LSE published on Safer Internet Day.
More jobs, better jobs, needed to tackle poverty in cities|
Good jobs - and plenty of them - are the most important factor in reducing poverty in the UK's cities, according to a new report released today co-authored by LSE academics.
Is it time to introduce user charges for NHS cancer patients?|
An NHS cancer specialist researching health economics at LSE has suggested charging cancer patients to ensure high quality treatment within stagnating NHS budgets.
LSE leads £15 million consortium to improve social care practices|
LSE’s Professor Martin Knapp has been reappointed Director of the School for Social Care Research (SSCR), which has been awarded a second, five-year term following a £15 million funding injection from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
LSE campus transformed by new Saw Swee Hock Student Centre|
The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW), the latest landmark building of LSE, has opened its doors with the LSE Students' Union taking residence of the £38m building this month.
LSE students embark on first-ever interfaith trip to Holy Land|
A group of Christian, Jewish and Muslim London School of Economics students recently took part in a ground-breaking interfaith trip to Israel/Palestine.
G20 tax haven crackdown fails to catch evaders|
An analysis of the G20 crackdown on tax havens has found little economic benefit in bilateral treaties, with evaders just shifting billions of dollars to other countries.
Human touch still essential for market liquidity and stability at NYSE|
Changes to regulations that secure the role of specialist brokers in determining stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange are essential to maintaining market liquidity and stability according to an LSE academic.
Co-director of LSE Asia Research Centre receives Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award 2014|
Dr Ruth Kattumuri, Co-Director of the LSE India Observatory and Asia Research Centre, has received the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award 2014 for outstanding service, contribution and achievements in the field of education.
LSE IDEAS and Public Policy Group ranked 2nd best university think tank in the world|
Two LSE research groups, the foreign affairs centre LSE IDEAS and political analysts/consultants the Public Policy Group, have jointly been named the second best university think tank in the world in a global survey.