Festival of Social Science 2022

This year is the 20th anniversary of the Festival of Social Science. The University of Leeds is running events to explore the world of social science.

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What effect do carbon/fuel taxes have on fuel and transport poverty?

Dr Milena Buchs discusses her research about fair climate policy, looking especially at the effects of carbon and energy taxes on fuel and transport poverty.

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The Wonderful Women of LSSI #IWD2022

We are taking the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our all female team this International Women's Day 2022.

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About LSSI

Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is committed to fostering collaborations that can produce ‘research with impact’. It supports interdisciplinarity and promotes relations with external partners in the public, private and third sectors, on a local, national and international scale.

Our focus areas

The cross-faculty support that LSSI provides for the social science at Leeds is targeted in three key areas:

  1. Developing and promoting interdisciplinary research excellence
  2. Maximising impact, knowledge exchange, and public and policy engagement
  3. Delivering skills training and capacity building opportunities in order to equip the next generation of research leaders.

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We are excited to announce that we have been working on a Co-production toolkit designed with helping Researchers and Early...

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At Leeds Social Sciences Institute, we support interdisciplinary research. We are pleased to share with you our Social Science Shorts...

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The countdown is on to the 20th Festival of Social Science!  The aim of the Festival is to reach non-academic,...

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Register for the inaugural Child of the North webinar, part of a new series focusing on children growing up in...

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Caroline Tait (University of Leeds) will explain how contraflow cycling could create safer and more convenient cycling networks and routes,...

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This training has been organised by the Civil Society, Development and Democracy (CDD) Pathway and Security, Conflict and Justice (SCJ) Pathway and is open...

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This event, ‘Getting the measure of ‘deep poverty’ amidst a cost of living crisis’ forms part of a LINK webinar series that...

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This webinar is part of Linking Leeds with DfT,  a new webinar series jointly developed by Leeds Social Sciences Institute...

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