Opportunities

*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...

The White Rose University Consortium is inviting staff, students and alumni at the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York to take part in a photography competition. There are prizes of a voucher worth £100 for the winner of each category, £50 for the runner up, and £20 for third place. Categories...

Social Sciences Impact Acceleration Account Opportunity The UK Parliament is piloting an Academic Fellowship Scheme that will offer academic researchers at every stage of their career the rare opportunity to work on specific projects from inside Westminster’s walls. There is no restriction on the duration of Fellowships, however fellowships must be...