Engaging Policy

Applications are now open for researchers from across all disciplines to deliver public engagement events We are pleased to share that Expressions of Interest are now open for the ESRC Festival of Social Science (FoSS) 2022. The festival is an annual event that showcases leading social science research or social...

LSSI (Leeds Social Sciences Institute) have been successful in their application for additional funding for the Leeds IAA (Impact Acceleration Account) from the competitive ESRC Local Acceleration Fund (LAF).   Work will build upon and accelerate the implementation of the twelve recommendations and action plan resulting from the report ‘Unlocking the Potential of Civic Collaboration: A...

At Leeds Social Sciences Institute, we support interdisciplinary research.  We are pleased to share with you our ‘social science shorts’ series of videos. In this video, Dr Amanda Waterman from the School of Psychology, talks about the impact of her research into the cognitive development of children, and applying that...

Dr Eleni Iacovidou and Professor Andrew Brown received ‘Responsive Mode’ funding through our ESRC IAA in 2018 for their project which explored ‘key metrics for supporting national and local government waste policy improvements.’ You can read more about their original IAA project here. Since then, they have gone on to...