London School of Economics Launches Funnelback Search

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The prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) chose Funnelback to power its external web and intranet search.

Mr. Stephen Emmott, Head of Web Services for LSE said, "Funnelback has transformed the LSE website's search facility. We can now offer users the ability to refine results using sub-topics to help them easily pick out the information they're looking for. Moreover, Funnelback's excellent support team have helped us optimise the search facility's performance, something we can't reasonably do in-house."

Mr. Stuart Beil, Executive Director of Funnelback said, "LSE is recognized as one of the world's leaders in social sciences research and the fact that they have put their faith in Funnelback as a means to deliver key information to their website users, including the latest research outcomes, is a testament to our core search technology and service delivery model."

LSE have set up Funnelback to search all external LSE website content as the default. Searches can also be restricted to specific groups or faculties.

The public events search facility on the LSE website is also powered by Funnelback. This helps users find out when and where events such as the next concert or public lecture are to be held.

The new Funnelback website search service for LSE is now live on

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. LSE has 15 Nobel prize winners.

Funnelback is a global search engine technology and services company. Our search technology allows your staff or clients to find key information held on websites, intranets, databases and many other internal information repositories. This drives greater ROI on your information assets, more satisfied users and more efficient and productive staff. Funnelback processes millions of search requests each day by organizations such as the London School of Economics, UK Electoral Commission, the National Research Council of Canada, New Zealand Automobile Association, the Australian and Queensland Governments, Westpac Bank and Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

For further information contact: Stuart Beil : T: + 61 2 6175 8500 (Australia) or Stephen Morgan: T: +44 (0) 207 101 8300 (London)

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