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    LSEUPR Course: Randomised Control Trials – Application (week 5)

LSEUPR Course: Randomised Control Trials – Application (week 5)

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February 1st, 2016|Featured, Hidden|0 Comments|

LSEUPR Course: Hypothesis Testing and Causality (week 3)

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February 1st, 2016|Featured, Hidden|0 Comments|
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    LSEUPR Course: Distributions, the Law of Large Numbers and the Central Limit Theorem (week 2)

LSEUPR Course: Distributions, the Law of Large Numbers and the Central Limit Theorem (week 2)

 

 

GOV STUDENTS ASK: Maria Miller MP about Equality

Interview with Maria Miller MP

Our Associate Editor, Jasmina Bidé, interviews Maria Miller (MP, chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee and LSE alumna), about equality, the work of the committee and, advice for current LSE students hoping to pursue a career in politics.

Maria Miller MP is chair of the Women and Equalities Select Committee, who launched the first ever […]

January 16th, 2016|Featured, Q&A|0 Comments|
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    Is “freedom of information” a viable research tool? Step One: Composing a Request

Is “freedom of information” a viable research tool? Step One: Composing a Request

Elizabeth Meehan
(Undergraduate at Northwestern University & General Course student, LSE)

Image rights: Lay Sheng Yap
(BSc Government and Economics)
Is “freedom of information” a viable research tool?
Step One: Composing a Request
Freedom of information (FOI) laws allow private citizens to request data from public authorities.
It also requires these agencies to publish certain information in the public interest on a regular basis. To understand […]

December 14th, 2015|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Liberty and Security: The Price of Peace after Paris

Angus Tatchell (BSc Politics & International Relations)

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Liberty and Security: The Price of Peace after Paris
Only 10 months on from the tragedies of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Paris once again fell victim to barbaric acts of terrorism. The November 13th attacks were unprecedented for France after 130 people lost their lives during the […]

December 1st, 2015|Articles, Featured|1 Comment|
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    The debate around climate change is no longer about the science

The debate around climate change is no longer about the science

Jeanne Martin

(BSc Environmental Policy & Economics)
The debate around climate change is no longer about the science
Long gone are the days when scientists disagreed about the mere existence and causes of climate change. Yes, climate change deniers still exist, but they are, as Lord Deben  (Chairmen of the UK Committee on Climate Change) says, just “Trolls” that are fighting against […]

November 30th, 2015|Articles, Featured|0 Comments|

COP21: “A Monster Party?”

Emily Wolff
(BSc Environment and Development)

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(BSc Government and Economics)
COP21: “A Monster Party?”
From November 30th to December 11th, Paris will the most widely-anticipated climate conference the world has seen in many years. The negotiations will draw over 190 national delegations entrusted with securing a new agreement for reducing global emissions.

But trust – like all other resources of the […]

November 19th, 2015|Featured|0 Comments|
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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?

This article was first published in the Department of Government blog: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/government/
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. We caught up with research assistant Barnaby Perkes and Dr Denisa Kostovicova to hear more about […]

November 13th, 2015|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Is China losing the New Great Game?

Alfred Wong
(BSc International Relations)

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(BSc Government and Economics)
Is China losing the New Great Game?
How China’s Central Asian energy strategy is threatened by poor governance in the region.

Today, Central Asia is once again the centre of a contest between the great powers of our time. The United States, Russia, China, and other regional powers are today contesting […]

November 2nd, 2015|Articles, Featured|5 Comments|