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    A study trip to the ‘Disneyland for Diplomats’ – Geneva!

A study trip to the ‘Disneyland for Diplomats’ – Geneva!

Last week, 25 students from the MSc International Development & Humanitarian Emergencies and the MSc Health & International Development programmes traded in bustling London for beautiful Geneva. This trip was organized by the student Geneva Trip Committee and accompanied by Professor Stuart Gordon and Student Experience Officer Sarah Neuenschwander. Jamie Holton, co-president of the committee, shares her experience.

If you […]

ID Weekly Spotlight – Meet Julian Buschmaas

For our ID Weekly Spotlight series, Student Media Ambassador Saddi Basnet talked to Development Management student Julian Buschmaas. Read more about his background and what motivates him in life here.

I grew up in a small university town in Germany called Würzburg. After high school, I took a gap year and spent 7 months working with an NGO in Bolivia […]

“Meet an Alum” with Shakeel Padamsey

Before the end of Lent Term, the International Development Department’s DESTIN Society organised a Brown Bag Lunch with Development Management alum Shakeel Padamsey. DESTIN President Gabriella Reimer was there and tells us about the inspiring trajectory Shakeel has been on since graduating from LSE.

The sound of the machine percolating and the rich smell of coffee wafts over me before […]

London Living on a Budget

Ever wondered what student life is like in London? Student Mentorship Ambassador Natasha Glendening tells us why it’s great to live in London as a student, even when you’re on a small budget.

London was the mystic global city that I day-dreamed about as a teenager, growing up in the middle of the countryside. I dreamed of taking the tube, […]

FAQs on Facebook from offer holding students

Please see below for some common questions we have noticed on Facebook from offer holding students. We will be updating this page regularly with more questions: 

Registration

When will I receive the pre-registration pass?

LSE Student Services are working hard to send them out by the middle of this week (10-14th September). Please print your pre-registration pass before coming to the […]

September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Meet the ID admin staff

Ever wondered who the people are that have been bombarding you with emails? They will be your point of contact during the upcoming academic year, so we thought we should briefly introduce them to you:

 

Peter Campbell is the Department Manager. If you’re not a native English speaker, you might get confused about whether he’s British or Australian. We’ll let […]

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    The economic contributions of artisanal & small–scale mining in Kenya: gold and gemstones

The economic contributions of artisanal & small–scale mining in Kenya: gold and gemstones

This and other posts by Martin Namasaka have been removed from the International Development and Africa at LSE blogs.

Recent publications of his fall far short of normal standards of academic integrity.

We will publish no further posts by Martin Namasaka.

April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Can We Count on Improved Accountability Through ICTs?: The Brazilian Case

Can We Count on Improved Accountability Through ICTs?: The Brazilian Case

MSc students Chengxue Yang, Kuranda Morgan, Minjee Kim, Qihua Huang and Wishchapol Techawiwattanarkarn, use the case of the electronic voting system in Brazil to analyse whether technology can improve accountability. This article is a summary of their recent group research project for Policy, Bureaucracy and Development (DV450).

In October 2018, Brazilians will go to the polls to once again elect a new president […]

Refugees and Gig Economy Panel Discussion

Organised by Adam Smith International (ASI) and a group of four Msc. Development Management students at the LSE, a panel of international development experts and a gig economy specialist met on 19 February 2018 to discuss a recently published Overseas Development Institute (ODI) report on Syrian refugee women in Jordan. The panel discussion was chaired by LSE Fellow, Dr Tayyab […]

Africa: most expensive continent to send money in the world

This and other posts by Martin Namasaka have been removed from the International Development and Africa at LSE blogs.

Recent publications of his fall far short of normal standards of academic integrity.

We will publish no further posts by Martin Namasaka.

September 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment|