Throughout Festival week, explore LSE research that is tackling global problems in our research showcase exhibition. From pandemic responses and environmental challenges, to social mobility and social support – discover how the social sciences are shaping a better future.
A chance to ask questions and learn more about the projects on display, Meet the Researchers receptions will take place on Thursday 16 June from 5.30-6.30pm and Saturday 18 June from 1.30-2.30pm with complimentary refreshments.
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List of exhibitors:
How do we change minds and behaviours to help people and the planet? Planet Lab
Dr Ganga Shreedhar, Anomitro Chaterjee, Patricia Freitag, Dallas Odell, Daniele Pollicino and Anandita Sabherwal, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science
How long do eggs really keep? The reality of fertility treatment in the UK
Professor Emily Jackson, LSE Law School
What has the pandemic taught us about online education? Researching student and staff perceptions of online education in Hong Kong and Singapore
Dr Yifei Yan, Department of Social Policy
Should the UK have a wealth tax? The Wealth Tax Commission
Dr Andy Summers, LSE Law School, Dr Arun Advani and Emma Chamberlain, LSE International Inequalities Institute
How to create a more inclusive workplace? Advancing the understanding of inclusion and how it benefits business performance
Dr Grace Lordan, The Inclusion Initiative
Do you want to create a better society in the future? Measuring the transformative utopian impulse for planetary health in the age of the Anthropocene
Dr Frédéric Basso and Dr Dario Krpan, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science
How does palm oil agriculture impact the environment? Virtual Fieldwork: a multi-disciplinary approach to the palm oil problem
Experience a tropic peat swamp through virtual reality headsets.
Dr Tom Smith, Department of Geography and Environment
How do we develop inclusive solutions to social problems? From the favelas in Rio de Janeiro to post-conflict communities in Colombia
Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science
This event is part of the LSE Festival: How Do We Get to a Post-COVID World? running from Monday 13 to Saturday 18 June 2022, with a series of events exploring the practical steps we could be taking to shape a better world.
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