Central KEI Initiatives

Take advantage of these opportunities to engage external audiences in your research.

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LSE’s online social science magazine, Research for the World, presents an insight into the power of social science to readers everywhere. If you have recent or upcoming projects or findings you would like to showcase then please contact the editor, Jess Winterstein, to discuss potential inclusion in the online magazine.  

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Our 90-second video series on Instagram presents LSE research in bite-size chunks to our youngest and quickest growing social media audience, with recent topics including the future of the NHS, veganism, the importance of green spaces in the pandemic, and nostalgia on TV.  If you have something to contribute contact producer Ollie Johnson, O.Johnson3@lse.ac.uk.  

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A monthly podcast where we ask some of the leading social scientists - and other experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics or society. Browse past episodes and if you are keen to take part contact media.relations@lse.ac.uk

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The LSE Festival is an annual week of free events designed to stimulate thought and debate, and engage a wide public audience in the research and character of LSE. The 2021 Festival took place virtually in March, with the theme 'Shaping the Post-COVID World'. Our 2022 Festival will be taking place in June asking 'How do we get to a post-COVID world?'

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A chance for LSE students, a core part of our research community, to share research, projects or insights on the LSE Festival theme in a creative way with submissions invited in four categories: photograph, poster, short film and written pitch. Find out more about the competition here.

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LSE’s public-facing blogs have grown into one of the world’s primary digital knowledge exchange platforms for academics, students, and researchers. Contributions from think-tank researchers, politicians, and third-sector experts across the world mean that LSE Blogs have grown into a hub for evidence-based commentary and accessible summaries of academic research. View the range of LSE blogs and our guide to academic blogging.

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LSE's annual Research Showcase, organised by the KEI Integrated Service and Internal Communications, is a chance for academics to talk about their current research projects with the LSE community, and for staff, students, alumni and friends of LSE to get a taster of all the exciting research going on at the School, and to feel a part of it.