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This week's Gearty Grilling: Jeremy Horder on criminal law reform|

Jeremy Horder, Professor of Criminal Law, discusses corrupt MPs, seizing criminals' assets and reforming criminal law.

 
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Connson Locke on women in the workforce|

Connson Locke, Assistant Professor of Management, explains why organisations would benefit from more women in senior roles.

 
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An EU Capital Markets Union offers a 'real opportunity across Europe'|

An EU capital markets union (CMU) has the potential to be the driving force for growth across the continent, according to contributors at a conference co-hosted by LSE’s Systemic Risk Centre and Goldman Sachs.

 
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New Centre for Women, Peace and Security launched at LSE by William Hague and Angelina Jolie Pitt|

LSE hosted First Secretary of State William Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt to launch the UK’s first academic Centre on Women, Peace and Security, to be based at the School.

 
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Awol Allo on politics in the courtroom|

Awol Allo, Fellow in Human Rights, discusses the politicisation of the courtroom in the latest Gearty Grilling.

 

 
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High rise estates can work if they are made energy efficient, says new LSE report|

Residents of a West London high rise estate enjoyed a better quality of life and an enhanced sense of community following energy efficiency refurbishments, according to a new LSE report.

 
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'Nurture' more important than 'nature' for overweight children|

Parents’ lifestyles, rather than their genes, are primarily responsible for their children being overweight according to research by the Centre for Economic Performance, based at LSE.

 
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Coalition kept its promise to protect spending on schools, according to new report|

The Coalition government kept its promise to protect spending on schools, according to a new report from LSE's Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE).

 
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LSE experts look ahead to 2015|

We asked some of LSE's expert academics to pose and answer what they thought were one of the most important questions we face in 2015.

 
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Sonia Livingstone on keeping children safe online|

Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology, discusses the challenges of internet safety for children.

 

 
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Proposals for actions in response to incidents on campus at the start of the 2014-15 academic year: final report|

LSE's final report from its Registrar on incidents on campus at the start of the 2014-15 academic year has now been published.

 
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Statement on LSESU Palestinian Society and Feminist Society Event|

LSE is investigating comments, reportedly made during an event organised by the LSESU Palestine Society and LSESU Feminist Society on Tuesday 27 January.

 
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New online tool helps businesses, governments and individuals explore low carbon worlds|

LSE academics are among those involved in creating the Global Calculator, an online tool that enables anyone to explore the climate outcomes of different lifestyle and energy choices.

 
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Nigel Dodd on the social life of money|

Nigel Dodd, Professor of Sociology, discusses different money systems and how they reflect on society.

 
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Youngest children and poorer households worst hit by Coalition's selective cuts, according to major new report.|

Families with young children and poorer groups have been worst hit by changes to benefits and direct taxes, according to a comprehensive analysis of the government's social policy record published by LSE.

 
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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 Public Policy Group, have jointly been named the second best university think thank in the world in a global survey.

 
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Mukulika Banerjee on voting in India|

Mukulika Banerjee, Reader in Anthropology, discusses democracy in India and why voting is regarded as essential by most of the population.

 
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Exploring why Germans convert to Islam - a new book from LSE.|

A new book by Dr Esra Ozyurek of LSE's European Institute gives a fascinating insight into why Germans convert to Islam despite suffering widespread marginalisation and hostility.

 
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Reward Pakistani tax collectors to boost their performance, says new IGC film|

Salary incentives for tax collectors could significantly increase the amount of taxes raised in Pakistan, according to a new film released by the International Growth Centre, based at LSE.

 
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This week's Gearty Grilling: Richard Layard on happiness|

Richard Layard, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Director of the Wellbeing Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance, discusses why mental health should be a top priority for governments.

 
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Public urged to help write new UK Constitution|

The second phase of a unique crowdsourcing project to get ordinary Britons to debate how their country should be governed will be launched at LSE this week.

 
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Family beliefs a barrier to aged care health reform|

Older parents are boycotting the development of long-term care funding and insurance, fearing their children will relinquish all responsibility for looking after them in their old age, new research shows.

 
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The economic costs of the Ebola crisis are falling most heavily on the informal sector in Sierra Leone|

Two new reports from the World Bank Group and LSE's International Growth Centre (IGC) reveal that informal economic activity in Sierra Leone has been depressed by the Ebola outbreak. Late rains delayed the harvest but food prices are following normal seasonal trends.

 

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