Supporting Impact

An annual, UK-wide, free celebration of the social sciences The University of Leeds is a Festival Partner of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.  The Leeds Institute of Social Sciences are delighted to be co-ordinating the activities on behalf of the University once again – 2022 being the 20th ESRC...

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...

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...

On Tuesday 3 March, LSSI brought together researchers from the University of Leeds with policy makers, analysts, and strategists from the Department for Transport (DfT) for a one-day collaborative event in central London. 15 University of Leeds Researchers and  20 colleagues from DfT came together to present research, discuss effective...

Researchers – are you looking for a community organisation to build collaborative links with? What is LeedsACTS? LeedsACTS! is a partnership between the city’s three Universities (the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Trinity University), and the many voluntary and community organisations in Leeds. LeedsACTS! supports the building of...