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Research highlights

Discover some of the cutting edge research being conducted at LSE


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Piecing together Turkey's intellectual puzzle (Society, media and science)

Rapid social and economic development in Turkey has prompted renewed questioning of its national identity and interest in history and culture.

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Road death puts the brakes on self-driving cars as flaws are exposed (Law)

The first known death caused by a self-driving car in the US this year has highlighted some serious legal and safety issues in the booming autonomous vehicle industry. New LSE research is looking to find solutions. 

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Absent friends: King Hussein and the Camp David peace accords (Politics)

A new article argues that the exclusion of Jordan from the Camp David negotiations has meant a comprehensive peace settlement in the Middle East has proved elusive.

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First women at the polls (Politics)

Giving women the vote is recognised as one of the most significant societal changes of the last 150 years. How did it change government policy in the early days?

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Changing meaning in war memoirs (Society, media and science)

A new study looks at how the study of soldiers’ memoirs can help us understand the historical context of war.

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Class act (Politics)

New research from LSE looked at how one party achieved political mobilisation in an economically deprived area in south England.

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Portrait of a president (Politics)

A new book from LSE discusses Roy Jenkins’ legacy as president of the European Commission.

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Can mediation take the pain out of divorce? (Social policy)

Research by LSE sheds light on the impact parental conflict can have on children during the divorce process, and points the way towards how mediation could help. 

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Spads and spin: how governments are making the news

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The description of government communications as ‘spin’ has been part of the political lexicon since the mid 1990s. But what is the reality behind its image?

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Germany, gender and job satisfaction (Social policy)

Germany may be the economic powerhouse of Europe, but cultural differences between East and West reveal some deeply ingrained views relating to gender, parenthood and job satisfaction. 


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Gender training for the troops (Society, media and science)

It is 15 years since the United Nations adopted Resolution 1325. Despite some progress, sexual violence is still a major problem in conflict zones and women remain vastly under represented in peacebuilding and prevention efforts. 


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"I went upstairs to get my chequebook" (Social policy)

LSE research shows that elderly adults can be vulnerable to doorstep fraud, criminal activity which may go under-reported because of its complex nature.