Opportunities

Third Annual Regional Seminar for doctoral students researching in the field of Social Work and Social Care Following two highly successful events in 2010 and 2011, we are now organising the third seminar which will be held at  The University of Leeds on Thursday July 5 2012. The previous seminars...

Placement opportunities for Social Science PGR students – new projects added Application requirements and deadlines are detailed within each advert. We have a number of  placement opportunities available for postgraduate research students from across the social sciences.  The short term placements are with local organisations in the voluntary, third and public sectors, with students...

Two awards of £2,800.00 (plus £400.00 to cover expenses) are currently available to law undergraduates studying at Leeds. The awards are intended to assist students undertaking unpaid or poorly paid internships or work placements related to public interest law where, without such independent financial backing, the student would be unable...

To develop our links to external organisations, we are developing a Placement Fellowship Scheme. The scheme will enable social science researchers to work with a wide range of organisations, undertaking policy relevant research and developing the research skills within the organisation. Initially, the scheme was aimed at research and lecturing...

There are currently 14 ESRC scholarships available at the University of Leeds across the social sciences, including Sociology, Business and Management, Economics, Geography, Psychology, Socio-Legal Studies, Education, Transport Studies, Language Based Area Studies, International Development, Environment and Sustainability, and Health and Wellbeing. These studentships may be available on either a...

The Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law has released a package of information about the White Rose ESRC Doctoral Training Centre in Social Sciences. You can find this information on the ESSL Graduate School. ESSL Graduate School The information will tell you what the White Rose DTC is, what...

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is offering opportunities for two Social Science researchers that are within ten years of their first academic appointment to spend four weeks developing their research interests and networks at the University of Sydney. The International Exchange Scheme will provide the successful applicant with an...

The Leeds Social Science Institute is piloting a Placement Fellowship Scheme for social science researchers interested in working in a research capacity in a range of local organisations. The scheme encourages social science researchers to spend time within a partner organisation to undertake policy relevant research and to develop the...