Supporting Impact

ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2016 ESRC have launched their fourth annual Celebrating Impact Prize. The Impact Prize celebrates the contribution of ESRC-funded research to society and the economy; and comes with a cash prize of £10,000 for winners of each category. There are six prize categories and the competition closes on...

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and Research & Innovation Support (RIS) have established a seedcorn funding scheme to support new interdisciplinary research activities. The principal aim of the scheme is to encourage research staff from different disciplines to come together to explore some of the most pressing research challenges facing...

The social sciences enjoyed strong results in REF2014 and helped the University become ranked as one of the UK’s top ten institutions for research power and the most highly-rated university in Yorkshire for research impact. Based on an analysis of institutions that submitted to more than one sub-panel under Main...

Innovative spatial modelling techniques developed in the School of Geography continue to inform and influence commercial planning and public policy analysis in diverse sectors. Following a long tradition of population movement analysis in the School of Geography, Professor Mark Birkin and Professor Martin Clarke, along with other members of the...

The University of Leeds is seeking talented and highly motivated doctoral researchers to join the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) which is being established with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Big Data Network. Deadline for applications: 31st March New data relating to both the social and...