Opportunities

The Vulnerability and Human Condition Initiative (VHC) and Centre for Law & Social Justice (L&SJ) are calling for papers for a workshop on vulnerability and social justice. The event will be held on Friday, 17 and Saturday, 18 June in Moot Court, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds. Abstract The terms ‘vulnerability’...

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and Research & Innovation Support (RIS) have established a seedcorn funding scheme to support new interdisciplinary research activities. The principal aim of the scheme is to encourage research staff from different disciplines to come together to explore some of the most pressing research challenges facing...

Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is recruiting a Research and Innovation Development Manager. Job profile The successful post-holder will: Support research funding development; Work with key academics and research groups to identify and develop new opportunities to demonstrate impact and leverage external income; Assist in the preparation and submission of...

Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) has secured £377k of internal funding for an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) that will contribute to the delivery of the Leeds Strategic Plan 2015-20. The Account will be launched in October and will run for three years. Developed in consultation with RIS and KE professionals,...

The White Rose University Consortium is calling for applications to the Autumn 2015 round of the Collaboration Fund. The Fund was launched in 2008 and is designed to support emerging collaborative activities across the three White Rose Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York in order to develop larger, higher value...

Are you looking for an opportunity to talk about how your science can change the world? Did you put a public event into your Pathways to Impact Plan? Between 7-10 September you can present your work to journalists and media professionals at the British Science Festival in Bradford. The content should be “tomorrow’s world”...

The White Rose-DTC Planning Pathway is hosting a one-day event for early career researchers at the University of Sheffield. The conference aims to bring together researchers from a broad range of disciplines across the White Rose network to showcase some of the exciting research currently being undertaken. It will also focus on the impact of...

The White Rose DTC is organising a series of student-led inter-disciplinary seminars on the theme ‘Real research in the social sciences: Design, fieldwork and dissemination’. The series aims to place particular emphasis on the practical first-hand experience of doctoral students in carrying out their research. It will take place in Sheffield...

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the South African National Research Foundation (NRF) have announced a call to support a number of South Africa / UK International Centre Partnerships with the following aims: Enable excellent international research collaboration between UK centres of excellence and existing and emerging centres of excellence,...

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 2015...