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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...

We produce a monthly internal newsletter, if you are a University of Leeds student or member of staff, you can also sign up to our mailing list.  Contents of July’s bulletin listed below: LSSI UPDATES Festival Of Social Science 2022 – Call For Expressions Of Interest OPPORTUNITIES YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED...

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 Martin Zebracki, Associate Professor of Critical Human Geography, talks to Prof. Gehan Selim, Professor of Architecture and Deputy Director of the LSSI, at the University...

The University of Leeds are part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP).  Under this partnership, any PGR Researcher within the seven partner universities can attend the events put on by the WRDTP.  They are running a range of online courses centred around...

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...

Dr Martin Zebracki, School of Geography, Faculty of Environment Public Engagement Public Engagement for LGBTQ+ Inclusive Fieldwork will aim to: a) Develop and disseminate the first-ever advocacy video (completion in May 2022) addressing LGBTQ+ inclusion in fieldwork contexts. It will outline the key findings and recommendations of the PIF project, and...

We produce a monthly internal newsletter, if you are a University of Leeds student or member of staff, you can also sign up to our mailing list.  Contents listed below: LSSI UPDATES Last deadline of current Impact Acceleration Account – 6 July 2022 Call for speakers – LINK Seminar Series with Department...

The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) supports a comprehensive portfolio of activities and resources across the social science community which will maximize 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 on-going or completed...

Vacancy – Administrator (fixed term, 0.8 FTE) – grade 4 Do you have experience of providing high level administrative support?  Do you have good organisational and communication skills?   Do you have the ability to prioritise workload and work flexibly to support a range of activities with competing deadlines and...

We are looking for a Commercialisation Officer who will support with new commercialisation opportunities arising from research.  You will further develop skills and knowledge in IP (Intellectual Property) management and commercialisation.  You will support with the development and management of a commercialisation strategy for the Leeds Social Sciences Institute, working...