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LSE academic contributes to internet safety report

Professor Sonia Livingstone has contributed to a report for the Lords Select Communications Committee, Growing up with the internet.

LSE Health strengthens engagement with NICE

LSE Health and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence are to collaborate on a number of research and educational activities.

Norway is world's happiest country

The World Happiness Report 2017, featuring significant input from LSE's Professor Richard Layard, includes an analysis of workplace happiness for the first time.

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Refuge: transforming a broken refugee system

At this event in which they will talk about their new book, Paul Collier and Alexander Betts will discuss how the world is facing its greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War, yet the institutions responding to it remain virtually unchanged from those created in the post-war era. Event date: Wednesday 29 March.

 

Digital Technology is Making Children's Lives Richer

In this debate on digital technology featuring entrepreneur and philanthropist Martha Lane Fox, Fi Glover pits optimists against pessimists. Is digital technology damaging children and hindering their development, or is it providing them with exciting new opportunities for education and enriching their lives? Event date: Tuesday 28 March.

LSE's Summer Term events programme announced

Our programme of events from April to July is now online to view. Confirmed speakers include Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank; Jean-Yves Duclos, Canadian Minister of Families, Children and Social Development; Christina Duckworth Romer, former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration; Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Alvin Roth; and Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer for the World Bank.

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Promoting Mental Health: the economic case                                   
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Speakers: Eva-Maria Bonin, Professor Martin Knapp (pictured), David McDaid
Recorded: Wednesday 8 March 2017, approx. 88 minutes    

 
Mathematicians at War                                   
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Speaker: Professor June Barrow-Green
Recorded: Thursday 9 March 2017

Stonewall: then and now                    
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Speaker: Ruth Hunt 
Recorded: Tuesday 14 March 2017

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