Research Briefing

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Research Briefing features:

  • research news
  • latest research funding opportunities and pre-call announcements
  • snapshot of research awards won by LSE academic staff
  • examples of research findings 

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March 2021 [Future of UK R&D funding, REF2021 submission completed, UKRI budget cuts, research and the circular economy, CIVICA newletter, latest CentrePiece magazine, Grace McConnell Q&A plus more] 


January 2021 [Research for the World magazine launch, EU Association update, Global Talent Visa update, UKRI Early Career Researcher Forum, GCRF Strategic Advisory Group, Philip Leverhulme Prizes call 2021, Science & You 2021 call for session proposals, Katerina Dalacoura Q&A plus more]


November 2020 [Wellcome to revise funding opportunities, R&I leads pre-award tracking and collaboration project, Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, updated COVID-19 guidance for research and consulting activities, ARC Accelerator programme, Matthieu Teachout Q&A plus more]

October 2020 [HorizonEurope update, Bloomsbury SET social science awards, UKRI CoA funding, anonymisation and data protection guidance, online ethics review submission system, EPSRC gender diversity, Derek King Q&A plus more]

July 2020 [LSE becomes full CIVICA member, AHRC Advisory Board opportunity, shaping the post-COVID world, summer campus access for researchers, ESRC Centres Competition, UKRI diversity data, Ana Alvarez-Serra Q&A plus more]

June 2020 [Launch of SHAPE initiative, suspension of the Research Incentives Policy, REF timetable updated, shaping the post COVID world, Zinc Academy on mental health, new Research Information Sessions (RISe) open for bookings, broadcast media training, David Ai Q&A plus more]

May 2020 [LSE COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund projects launched, BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards, School of Public Policy COVID-19 webpage and blog, Bloomsbury SET Knowledge Exchange funding call, Storytelling for Researchers webinar, New Library webpage on citation analysis and research visibility, Katerina Dalacoura Q&A plus more]

April 2020 [New online research ethics review system, Future Leaders Fellowships success, Energy for Tomorrow competition, ESRC Centres call, consent guidance, coronavirus funding monitor, call for suggestions for Research and Innovation training programme, academic writing webinars, Sonja Marzi Q&A plus more]

March 2020 [COVID-19 and LSE research, LSE Generate's COVID-19 support campaign, UKRI post-researchfish submission period update, URKI and Europe, LSE research competition winners, launch of Emerald publishing fund plus more]

February 2020 [2020 researchfish submission, Electoral Psychology Observatory launch, LSE Values in Practice Awards, Philip Leverhulme Prizes, Love Data Week, Hongda Zhong Q&A plus more] 

January 2020 [Ground-breaking SASCI project launched at LSE, Wellcome research culture report, KEI Fund, BritishSpanish Society Scholarships Programme, research ethics events, broadcast media training, Library workshop series, Tom Smith Q&A plus more]


December 2019 [SUCCESS programme, UKRI and UKRO Brexit updates, CEP Election Analysis, Research Showcase in pictures, Sandra Jovchelovitch Q&A plus more]

November 2019 [KEI strategy consultation, Arthur Lewis spotlight, LSE Research Showcase, 2020 Researchfish submission, Gender Equality Forum, Gerda Henkel Prize, Publishing workshop series, Coretta Phillips Q&A plus more]

October 2019 [EC launches Horizon results platform, LSE Festival research competition 2020, LSE research showcase, research tools minimum standards, UKRI EU exit readiness, Beyond Black History Month Town Hall event, Researchfish Strategy of Impact Conference, Houghton St Press, Amil Dasgupta Q&A plus more]

July 2019 [Brexit and continued UK participation in EU programmes, Research Development Team shadowing placements, ESRC Areas of Research Interest fellowship opportunities, re-launch of LSE Field Research Methods lab, launch of Multidimensional Inequality Framework, Abigail McKnight Q&A plus more]

June 2019 [LSE Festival 2020: call for expression of interest, sign the Deal for Science petition, financial year end planning, new LSE Press Manager, Naila Kabeer Q&A plus more]

May 2019 [LSE 2030, new finance and ethics review systems, LSE academic awarded Yrjö Jahnsson Prize in Economics, Nightmarch by Alpa Shah shortlisted for the Orwell Prize, Zinc Mission 3 Research Fellowship, Martin Knapp Q&A plus more]

March 2019 [LSE academic receives prestigious Leverhulme Prize, SEAC launches new Stipendiary Visiting Appointment scheme, LSE Library publishing advice service, Grace Lordan Q&A plus more]

February 2019 [Human Rights Human Remains project website launched, LSE publishes new research privacy notice, LSE to lead research hub to promote gender equality, KEI funding for PhD students, LSE Festival Research Competition 2019 winners, research data management training sessions plus more]

January 2019 [UKRI GCRF Collective Programme pre-call announcement, Journal of Illicit Economics and Development publishes first issue, LSE Festival 2019, Brilliant Club Scholars Programme, Jeannine McMahon Q&A plus more]

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