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Academic Pride flying the flag for digital festival

31 July 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic does not stop the fight for LGBTQ rights. This year’s Stockholm Pride will instead be broadcast live digitally under the name Stockholm Pride Summer Stream. As usual, several of Stockholm’s higher education institutions are participating under the joint Academic Pride banner, which this year brings together both students and employees from seven higher education institutions.

LSE becomes the eighth full member of CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences

07 July 2020
On 16 June 2020, the European Commission updated the status of The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from “associated partner” to “full member” of CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences, following a request submitted by the alliance.

Diversity among companies in SSE Business Lab’s summer program

16 June 2020
Diversity is the common thread, as seven teams today start SSE Business Lab’s acceleration program Activate. Over 85 percent of the admitted teams have both male and female co-founders.

Sweden through the crisis: a new research report investigates the Swedish viewpoint in times of coronavirus

15 June 2020
Sweden’s outlier position in handling the coronavirus has put the country at the center of global public debate. How did Sweden end up with different policies than other comparable countries? This subject – and much more – is broached in a comprehensive new report from a group of researchers affiliated with the Stockholm School of Economics, titled Sweden through the crisis.

​Being European: The need for higher education leadership

03 June 2020
A joint statement on social sciences in a time of crisis, from the Presidents of the partner institutions of CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences.

Can mindfulness reduce stress at work?

29 May 2020
If you’re already feeling stressed at work – or even if you’re not – a pandemic definitely doesn’t help. Incorporating mindfulness into your workday can not only reduce stress but also improve task performance, new research suggests.

Master student Quyen Nguyen awarded Global Swede 2020

28 May 2020
For the tenth consecutive year the Global Swede Award ceremony was arranged by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs in collaboration with Swedish Institute, SI. It was the first digitally arranged ceremony. Quyen Nguyen, currently a master student at the Business and Management program of Stockholm School of Economics, was one of 19 students to be awarded.

Nudging out the coronavirus with behavioral economics

20 May 2020
Human behavior is key in any pandemic. So how can a little nudge in the right direction change our behavior for the better? Researcher Nurit Nobel explains the science behind encouraging good behaviors – and how it can help us during the pandemic.

How corona is changing the retail industry

14 May 2020
Social distancing has fundamentally changed shopping behaviors and thereby the retail industry – but what will happen next? What opportunities may arise as the dust settles and we move towards a new normal?

Organizing virtual academic meetings in the wake of COVID-19

12 May 2020
COVID-19 has forced academia to rethink the ways we work and connect with peers across the world. So, what are the best formats and approaches to virtual academic meetings that keep the research – as well as the interpersonal connections – going? The Center for Sports and Business at the Stockholm School of Economics has some insights to share.
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