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    Reflections from Bridging Theory and Practice: collaboration and impact

Reflections from Bridging Theory and Practice: collaboration and impact

The Bridging Theory and Practice meeting held on 12 September, 2017, at the London School of Economics brought together representatives from the private sector, donor organizations, Non-Governmental Organisations and the academia to share their experiences, deliberate on policies and generate new insights on the theme of the Media and Social Norms. The meeting was hosted by the Department of […]

Global Health Initiative launch event

24th October 17.30 – 20.00

Sheikh Zayed Theatre

The LSE Global Health Initiative is a new, cross-departmental research platform set up to increase the coherence and visibility of Global Health research activity across the LSE and will launch with an official event on the 24th October 2017.

The event will be chaired by Professor Julia Black, Pro Director for Research at LSE, and will start with a […]

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    PBS present at internal launch of new Global Health Initiative research platform

PBS present at internal launch of new Global Health Initiative research platform

PBS’s Professor Cathy Campbell presented a wealth of work dedicated to issues in Global Health at the internal launch of a new multidisciplinary LSE Global Health Initiative. The initiative’s work will apply LSE’s tradition of rigorous social science research to emerging global health challenges.

The Global Health Initiative is a cross-departmental research platform initiated by the Departments of International Development, Psychological […]

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    Behavioural Economics and Healthcare: A Match Made in Heaven

Behavioural Economics and Healthcare: A Match Made in Heaven

Professor Benjamin Voyer recently delivered a keynote on the application of behavioural economics in the healthcare sector at the Swiss Congress on Health Economics and Health Sciences & Forum for Future Health in Bern, Switzerland.

His keynote was based on the following blog post, originally published on the Behavioral Economics blog.

 

Out of all the areas of public life that can benefit from […]

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    Winner of Popular Prize at LSE Research Festival 2016: Celestin Okoroji

Winner of Popular Prize at LSE Research Festival 2016: Celestin Okoroji

We would like to congratulate first year PhD student, Celestin Okoroji, for winning the Popular Prize at the LSE Research Festival 2016 and receiving Highly Commended for the Charles Booth prize last week.

His poster focused on his MSc dissertation which looked at the social representations Jobseekers allowance claimants. He is hoping to take this work further in his PhD, and will look […]

Cumberland Lodge 2015

The Department of Social Psychology held its annual Cumberland Lodge weekend of 6th November to discuss new ideas at the intersection of psychology and society.

The conference weekend involved sessions which covered a variety of different topics within societal psychology. From understanding how motorists conceive of the road as a social space (Dr Tennant), to exploring how fiction can inform […]

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    Sandra Jovchelovitch delivers keynote address to the 17th Brazilian Congress of Sociology

Sandra Jovchelovitch delivers keynote address to the 17th Brazilian Congress of Sociology

Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch delivered a keynote address to the 17th Brazilian Congress of Sociology, taking place in Porto Alegre, Brazil, 20-23 July 2015. Sandra spoke on “Corruption and Blood: Representations and change in the Brazilian public sphere”.

This blog uses content from RioRealblog’s original post covering the launch of the toolkit for bottom-up social development, as well as the […]

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    Do you see what I see? How language and culture shape visual perception

Do you see what I see? How language and culture shape visual perception

Ann Kristin Rhode, PhD candidate in Business Administration – Marketing at ESCP Europe Business School and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and former MSc student of Social Psychology at LSE, explores how language interacts with culture to affect the way we process visual information.

According to a widely held view, our senses are hard-wired gateways to the world, no matter which […]

The Vision of Social Psychology: Photo Gallery

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of our department, the Vision of Social Psychology Conference brought together some of the leading social psychologists in the UK. Below are some pictures from the event courtesy of our photographer, PhD candidate Geetha Reddy. A summary of the event will soon follow.

If you attended then don’t forget to fill out our feedback […]

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