Supporting Impact

LSSI, together with Leeds University Business School and as part of an ongoing collaborative relationship with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), recently hosted a workshop based around DWP Areas of Research Interest (ARI). In the Areas of Research Interest document (Published January 2018), the Department summarised its most...

Policy, practice and inclusiveness. Developing understanding of what works and why. A conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds & Leeds City Council. This event is supported through the ESRC IAA DTP Business Boost fund. Friday 29 March, 09.30am – 4.15pm Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street, LS1 1UR    Overview In...

*This opportunity is available to current PhD students. It will most likely be of interest to students from Mathematics/Statistics, Physical Sciences, and Social Science backgrounds. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) currently have an ad-hoc PhD secondment for a suitably experienced PhD student to lead on the construction of...

LSSI have launched a new scheme inviting colleagues to come forward with innovative ideas they would like to develop into a cross-disciplinary application for a research centre or large grant to a major research funder. We are seeking to support high quality research involving committed multi-disciplinary teams that have identified...

We invite you to take a look at the report produced for one of our IAA Responsive Mode projects: ‘Sharing insights on hate crime: new methods and forms of data’, carried out in partnership with the University of Liverpool and Lancashire Constabulary. You can find further details about this work...

  A new seminar series designed to connect academic knowledge with pressing policy agendas.   In order to help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds, the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) at the University of Leeds and the Department for work and pensions (DWP) have developed...