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Diversify your thinking: tools and techniques for getting new ideas
Want to think in new and creative ways? Then come to this workshop! You’ll practise different ways of looking at problems and coming up with solutions as well as learning useful techniques to diversif...
26/10/2018 14:00-15:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 0
Question the question: what am I being asked to write?
No one is surprised at the amount of time and energy needed to research and write an essay. But many are surprised at the idea of spending time and energy to analyse and interpret the essay topic or q...
26/10/2018 13:00-14:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 0
Engage with arguments and evidence in your readings
We’re told to “engage critically” with texts. But what does that mean?? Discover ways to transform “passive” reading habits. Consider a range of different purposes of reading, and practise formulating...
26/10/2018 12:00-13:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 0
If you can not attend the course on this date it may be scheduled for other dates if enough people express an interest in this course. View the details of the course to see if you can express an interest in it.
Practise different writing styles for different audiences
If you were writing an academic essay about time management, which of these opening sentences would you use: a) “Thanks to closed doors and fierce gatekeepers, bosses are tricky to observe in their na...
26/10/2018 10:00-11:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 4
Try mindfulness to reduce stress and improve your concentration
Do you find it sometimes difficult to concentrate, your mind jumping from one thing to another? Maybe you feel tired from dealing with the many distractions modern life throws your way? Or perhaps you...
25/10/2018 18:00-19:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 1
LIFE in London: St Paul's Evensong
This is a choral Cathedral service which is led almost entirely by music, something that is extremely popular with visitors regardless of religion and background. Meet us at LSE LIFE reception and we'...
25/10/2018 16:15-17:45 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 0
Write essays that LSE markers want to read
Do you know the essay conventions, expectations and requirements at LSE? Can you think how previous essays you have written might be similar or different to those you will write here?  This workshop w...
25/10/2018 15:00-16:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 0
If you can not attend the course on this date it may be scheduled for other dates if enough people express an interest in this course. View the details of the course to see if you can express an interest in it.
Discover metaphors & idiom for academic writing
“Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print” – George Orwell   Academic writing is full of idiom and metaphor. For example, a frequent metaphor is on...
25/10/2018 10:00-11:00 LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE PGR Student, PGT Student, UG Student 0
Engage with arguments and evidence in your readings
We’re told to “engage critically” with texts. But what does that mean?? Discover ways to transform “passive” reading habits. Consider a range of different purposes of reading, and practise formulating...
  LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE Not Applicable
If enough people express an interest in this course it may be scheduled at some point in the future. View the details of the course to see if you can express an interest in it.
Find and use news information in your essays or dissertation
The workshop will enable you to identify and use news information within your essay or dissertation. Explore sources such as Nexis, Factiva, ABI/Inform for global news and the FT and Times Historical ...
  LSE LIFE Programme LSE LIFE Not Applicable
If enough people express an interest in this course it may be scheduled at some point in the future. View the details of the course to see if you can express an interest in it.

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