Central KEI Initiatives

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

Research Showcase

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. 

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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. This year's Festival takes place Monday 2 - Saturday 7 March 2020 and the theme is Shape the World. Tickets will be released on Monday 10 February 2020.

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An annual competition for LSE staff and students, a chance to spread the word about your research project in a creative way to new audiences with submissions invited in four categories: photograph, poster, short film and written pitch. Find out more about the competition here.

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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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LSE Thinks showcases LSE academics and researchers who are applying their expertise to some of the most pressing issues facing us today.The series is designed to highlight examples of our world-leading academics informing key public debates and discussions through research, blog posts, interviews, public lectures, podcasts and news stories.
Follow the latest conversation on Twitter using #LSEThinks and if you have something to contribute contact media.relations@lse.ac.uk

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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.