Opportunities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) to work with ‘Research Toolkit’ Limited to synthesise and interpret complex data and content for sponsor and public consumption. Research Toolkit Limited are a research and evaluation company delivering research and evaluation projects that are accessible and provide interpretation for...

  Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is looking for a new ‘Engagement Officer’. This new post is a unique opportunity to support LSSI’s engagement activities. The Engagement officer will take a lead in supporting the policy and public engagement of social sciences research at Leeds as well as fostering enhanced...

*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...

  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...

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute is working collaboratively with the Leeds Living Lab, an initiative which brings together partners from research, teaching and operational teams to co-produce innovative and transformational solutions to real-world sustainability challenges, using the campus as a test-bed. The Leeds Living Lab is interdisciplinary, driving continual, sustainable...

The Positive Impact Partners (PIP) Programme has now been launched by University of Leeds Sustainability. PIP is a great opportunity to bring together University of Leeds colleagues and a wide range of Third Sector Organisations (TSOs), to form mutually beneficial partnerships. These partnerships then develop goals and objectives to address...