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Are you a researcher, business, third sector or government organisation with an interest in inequalities and how this might affect inclusive ageing? UKRI have announced a new funding opportunity for research into inclusive ageing, with a focus on how inequalities at all stages of life lead to different experiences of...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Science Postgraduate Researcher to work on a research project looking at consumer attitudes with a large food manufacturer. Greencore is a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK. It supplies grocery and other retailers including all the major UK supermarkets. The...

The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) can offer funding support for the LIDA Data Scientist Internship Programme for a small number of suitable projects. In order to be eligible for this funding, projects would need to meet the LIDA criteria and the following ESRC IAA criteria: Project proposals must align...

Are you a social science PGR or ECR with an innovative research idea that could be developed into a new product, service or social enterprise? Are you curious to understand what your research ideas mean in a practical way and how these can be developed outside of academia? This is...

A new project exploring social and economic strategies for landscape scale conservation will be funded by a WRDTP Collaborative Award. This interdisciplinary project will focus on one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century, safeguarding the environment whilst maintaining and improving food security. In partnership with the Royal Society...

Deadline: Wednesday 5th May (12 noon) The IAA supports a comprehensive portfolio of activities and resources across the social science community which will maximise the potential for impact of social science research and contribute to economic and societal development regionally, nationally and internationally. Focused on delivering impact from the outputs of...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 social science PGRs to collaborate with Voluntary Action Leeds. At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, Leeds responded to the crisis by establishing a community-based and volunteer led emergency support response led by 27 ward-based community care hubs. These hubs provided...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Social Science Postgraduate Researchers to work on two projects with a large food manufacturer. Greencore is a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK. It supplies grocery and other retailers including all the major UK supermarkets. The Group has strong market positions...

We’re pleased to announce a week of professional training, inspirational talks and career workshops will be offered as part of Social Science PhD and ECR Careers Week, between 22nd – 26th March 2021. These digital events are organised with the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York, in partnership with the...

The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) is able to offer funding support for suitable project ideas. The ESRC IAA can cover the costs for two LIDA internships, these projects will be selected via the April call. In order to be eligible for this funding, projects would need to meet the...