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Enter our writing competition!

The Department of Government is running a competition and we want you to get involved! We invite Government students to share your research, put forward your views and improve your public profile as a political scientist, theorist and writer by entering the LSE Government Blog competition.

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    Undergraduate internship scheme: what’s it like to work as a research assistant?

Undergraduate internship scheme: what’s it like to work as a research assistant?

In summer 2015, the Department of Government ran a research internship scheme for undergraduates. The programme was an opportunity for BSc students to develop key skills by working with academic faculty on their research.

ECREP Conference in Electoral Psychology

The LSE is one of the most dynamic universities in Europe when it comes to the study of elections and political behaviour. As part of this focus, an exciting initiative in electoral psychology called ECREP is directed by Prof Michael Bruter and Dr Sarah Harrison from the Department of Government.

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    Widening Participation gave me the opportunity to develop skills and help young people achieve their potential

Widening Participation gave me the opportunity to develop skills and help young people achieve their potential

LSE Widening Participation provides an opportunity for students to develop key skills by inspiring others. Here, Matthew Pennill, BSc in Government and Economics, tell us about his involvement in Widening Participation and its positive impact on his university experience.

Beyond the Exam Hall

As the exam period approaches and revision begins, we can easily lose sight of the LSE as a centre for ground breaking research. The Department’s recent ranking  with the International Relations Department as joint first in the UK for the percentage of its research graded world leading or internationally excellent (88%), demonstrates that as well we being committed to the […]

Diane Abbot MP Speaks at the LSE

On Wednesday 22 October the Department of Government welcomed Diane Abbot MP to the LSE to discuss the challenges London faces as ‘A Tale of Two Cities.’  You can read a shortened version of the speech or watch a video of the event below.  Diane Abbott on London: A Tale of Two Cities – Video