LSE LIFE Podcasts

In addition to attending our talks and workshops, we also invite you to listen to our podcasts. This series of 11 episodes covers basic study skills - from reading, making notes, and essay writing, to dissertation research and exam revision. Each episode is accompanied by a summary of key points, further resources, some tasks to get hands-on practice, and a transcript of the podcast.

Reading for academic purposes

Making effective notes from your readings

Academic writing: basic principles

Essay writing: question the question

Essay writing: the introduction

Essay writing: planning and structure

Dissertation: a few basics

Dissertation: managing your research project

Dissertation literature review: a text and a process

Dissertation: making the most of your resources

Revising and preparing for exams