Opportunities

The Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre at the University of Leeds is inviting researchers of any discipline to submit abstracts for a one-day interdisciplinary workshop on ‘The History and Future of Rationing’. Interdisciplinary workshop The workshop – which will form part of a wider AHRC-funded project Climate change, ethics and responsibilities: an interdisciplinary approach – will invite discussion...

Care-Connect is seeking to appoint a PhD student to carry out a piece of research for Community Catalysts, a community interest company that harnesses the talents of people and communities to provide imaginative solutions to complex social issues and care needs. Purposes of the internship The introduction of the Care Act 2014...

The Leverhulme Trust has launched a new call for proposals to create a series of research Centres. Each Centre will be will be funded for up to £10 million over 10 years. Any topic commensurate with the scope of such a Centre is appropriate, although research of direct relevance to clinicians,...

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is looking to appoint two expert members to the Social Science Research Committee (SSRC). The SSRC advises and critically assesses how the FSA gathers and uses social science evidence and advice. Where necessary it draws on a wider pool of expertise to augment the experience of members....

The White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (WR DTC) can offer small amounts of funding to staff or PhD researchers in the social sciences to develop interdisciplinary networks focusing on substantial themes that will encourage participation from researchers across disciplines within the DTC. The funding can be used to...

The University of Leeds has become a membership organisation of Vitae, the UK’s national organisation that supports the personal and professional development of researchers. Researchers can use their University of Leeds email address to set up a user account on the Vitae website providing full membership access to a wide range of resources. Website...

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is inviting proposals from senior academics for Fellowships as part of its new initiative on the UK in a Changing Europe. The aim of the Fellowship programme is to provide evidence and analysis across the broad range of issues and policy areas affected by...

Care-Connect is seeking a Phd student to carry out a piece of paid research for six-weeks. The successful candidate will work with Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) in support of its successful Big Lottery bid to provide services to reduce loneliness and social isolation in later life. Background to the internship The Big...

A call for abstracts has been issued for the seventh annual Critical Perspectives on Professional Learning conference. Submissions should take a critical approach to professional learning; suggest new conceptualisations of professionalism and professional learning; theorise learning; critique practices relating to professional learning and suggest new ways forward. Papers will probably...