Opportunities

The British Science Association (BSA) has issued a call for proposals for this year’s British Science Festival. The organisation is looking for academics, individuals and organisations who are interested in getting involved in the annual event, which is aimed at bringing cutting edge science to a wider audience. This year’s festival will...

The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is bringing together early career researchers from across a wide range of science, arts, humanities and practice-based research disciplines for a two-day workshop as part of its ‘science in culture’ theme. Aim  of the workshop The workshop will identify key future opportunities for inter-disciplinary research under...

Applicants are being invited to bid for funding for projects through the Police Knowledge Fund. The knowledge fund of £10m has been launched to support closer working between police and academia, providing opportunities for officers and staff to get involved in innovative approaches to policing and crime reduction. It is a joint...

Post-graduate research students in the social sciences are invited to take part in the new White Rose DTC programme, Public Engagement in Practice. The two-day training programme is aimed at PGRs who: Want to find out more about public engagement and learn how to excite people about their research Are keen to...

Funders are asking for responses that will be help to contribute to the shape of the next Valuing Nature Programme Health & Wellbeing call. The Valuing Nature Programme (VNP) is a new five year, c£6.5M research programme supported by NERC, ESRC, BBSRC, AHRC and Defra. It aims to better understand and represent the complexities of...

People who are thinking of applying to the Wellcome Trust for funding in either its Humanities or Social Science streams are being invited to attend one of its applicants’ workshops. The sessions will be convened by Daniel O’Connor, Head of Medical Humanities at the Wellcome Trust, and will be held on: Friday,...

Professionals working in the creative sector, University of Leeds PhD students or academics from the Faculties of Arts, PVAC, LUBS or Engineering are being invited to participate in Leeds Creative Labs: The Hepworth Wakefield Edition 2015. Leeds Creative Labs is an innovation programme established in 2012 by the Cultural &...

Care-Connect is offering a six-week paid internship opportunity to a PhD student to research Disability Facilities Grant implementation in Leeds. Background to the internship A local consortium has been developed in the best interests of children, young people and their families who have special or additional needs which impacts on their ability...

A one-day conference is being organised that will discuss research and ideas about the relations between capitalism, media and culture. ‘Capitalism, Culture and Media’ will combine contemporary and historical perspectives, and bring theoretical, empirical and action research into dialogue. It will provide a forum for the conceptual and empirical analysis of relations...