Opportunities

Are you conducting research or work on social inequality?  Do you have questions or experience to share about theory, methods or practical issues in your field? Would you like to increase your understanding of how to address social inequality in your own work? The Inequalities Research Network invites you to...

Anna Virágos is a second year Postgraduate Researcher who is researching job crafting, proactive and pro-social behaviours at the workplace. She is especially interested in how these behaviours might influence the job satisfaction and work engagement of employees. Below she discusses the benefits of undertaking a placement alongside her PhD....

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is currently advertising a number of panel vacancies. Grants Assessment Panels The ESRC Grants Assessment Panels (GAPs) assess proposals for most responsive mode schemes across the range of ESRC activities. Membership of a GAP is an opportunity to work with other experienced people from...

The ESRC Festival of Social Science has issued a call for applications for this year’s event. The Festival offers a fascinating insight into some of the country’s leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives – both now and in the future. The 2016...

The Campaign for Social Science (CfSS) has issued a call for case studies as part of its new project, The Health of People. The project aims to demonstrate the vital role of social science research and practice in contributing to health and addressing specific issues facing the NHS, UK healthcare, and health...

The ‘Cultures of Credit’ White Rose Interdisciplinary Research Network has issued a call for papers on the theme of financial exclusion. The papers will be presented at the Network’s second one-day workshop, which will address the theme of financial exclusion and explore how different cultures of credit are linked to specific social...

The Society Awards are part of the Wellcome Trust’s Engaging Science grants programme, which funds projects that engage the public in science. It aims to support public engagement activities that have a significant impact at national or regional level and that address a key need. Eligibility The schemes are open...

Contributions and registrations of interest are invited to the 2016 Environment and Sustainability Pathway Postgraduate Conference, which is being sponsored by the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre. The one day event aims to bring together researchers from the broad range of disciplines that make up the Environment and Sustainability pathway. It will feature...