MSc research: Resilient cities and the porosity of borders

In this MSc research titled ‘Resilient cities and the porosity of borders: A socio-psychological study of open/closed neighbourhoods and resilience amongst youth in London’, Mario Washington-Ihieme discusses the social codes and boundaries that support and deepen community division, looking at Brixton and Tottenham in London.

London’s representation of an open city seldom acknowledges the urban spatial divisions of its inner […]

DisCo 2017: MSc Dissertation Conference

This post is written by Sai Kalvapalle, MSc student 2016/17 of Organisational and Social Psychology. Sai is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Business-Society Management, Rotterdam  School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands.

It gives me great pleasure to write about DisCo 2017, the London School of Economics and Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science’s very first MSc […]

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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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    When Technology Met Society – how the introduction of apps like Tinder complicates the social psychology of dating

When Technology Met Society – how the introduction of apps like Tinder complicates the social psychology of dating

In this blog, Sai Kalvapalle investigates the underlying metaphors in people’s social psychological conceptualizations of dating and Tinder. The findings of this exploration reveal economic conceptualisations, and dystopian views on the future of dating. The blog presents deliberations, interpretations, and theoretical explanations for the present findings.  

As part of a small-scale MSc research project, I investigated young adults’ conceptualisations […]

Reflections on a Research Field Trip to Brazil

As Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch prepares to travel to Quito to participate in Habitat III, current and former postgraduate students reflect on their experience of travelling to Brazil to observe first-hand how socio-cultural psychologists research and work in complex urban environments. 

 

 ‘Resilience and Porosity of City Borders: A psychosocial investigation in three Brazilian cities’ is an international interdisciplinary collaboration project studying the […]

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