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    Judith Shapiro and Steve Pischke on recommended summer reads

Judith Shapiro and Steve Pischke on recommended summer reads

As has become the tradition for our last post of the academic year, we’re featuring summer reading recommendations from special people at LSE. This year, two winners of the LSESU Teaching Excellence Awards shared their picks with us.

Judith Shapiro, Undergraduate Tutor, Department of Economics
Winner of LSESU Teaching Excellence Award for Welfare and Pastoral Support
An invitation to share my summer […]

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    Skills workshops in LSE LIFE this week: Read-a-thon and Identifying, interpreting and improving emotional intelligence

Skills workshops in LSE LIFE this week: Read-a-thon and Identifying, interpreting and improving emotional intelligence

This reading week, LSE LIFE workshops are offering students the opportunity to explore areas or techniques that they may not usually spend much time thinking about during the busy terms. Helen Green’s Read-a-thon, and Sara Felix’s workshop on emotional intelligence welcomed students from a range of disciplines to think about how they could improve their experience both academically, and […]

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LSE’s Julia Black, Paul Kelly and Eric Neumayer on recommended summer reads

As has become traditional, our last post of the academic year features LSE staff talking about books. This time, in recognition of the launch earlier this year of the LSE Strategy 2020 and the LSE Education Strategy 2015-2020, Jane Hindle asked some of LSE’s leaders to share their recommendations.

Julia Black, Pro-Director Research

Earlier this year I finished the Ibis Trilogy by […]

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LSE academics share their summer reading recommendations

As has become a tradition on the LSE teaching blog, our last post of the academic year features holiday reading suggestions from academics at the School. This year managing editor Jane Hindle asked some of those of who have been guest speakers at the recently launched LSE teaching cafés to tell us about the books they would recommend as summer reads.

 

Babken Babajanian, Institute […]

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Resource of the week: benefits of reading fiction

In advance of Thursday’s post which features the summer reading recommendations of several LSE academics, our resource this week is designed to encourage guilt free fiction reading. Reading Fiction Improves Brain Connectivity and Function by Christopher Bergland reports on a study by neuroscientists that showed how the brain benefits in various ways from reading novels.

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