Opportunities

Do you want to gain experience working in a research project within an external organisation? Do you have a project in mind, or is there an organisation you are interested in? The Leeds Social Sciences Institute is to fund up to six placement projects from students within ESSL and LUBS. Successful applicants will...

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute and Research & Innovation Support 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 society....

Funding is available for Research students and for Postdoctoral/Early Career Research Staff to help them organise an event and to develop their employability skills. Research students: Proposals are invited from postgraduate research students to organise and run workshop(s) or a mini-conference. The event should involve postgraduate research students from more than one...

The University of Leeds is seeking talented and highly motivated doctoral researchers to join the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) which is being established with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Big Data Network. Deadline for applications: 31st March New data relating to both the social and...

ESRC PhD Collaborative Studentship Young children’s engagement with television and related-media in the digital age Principal Supervisor: Professor Jackie Marsh, School of Education, University of Sheffield Co-supervisor: Dr Rebecca Parry, School of Education, University of Leeds The student will be registered at the University of Sheffield. This ESRC-funded studentship is...

New for 2013, the Alumni Postgraduate Bursary is available to former University of Leeds students that wish to study for a Masters degree or PhD. Those who qualify are eligible for a 10 percent tuition fee bursary. The alumni bursary can be awarded in conjunction with other University of Leeds...

ADDITIONAL FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR PGR PLACEMENTS – BURSARY OF UP TO £1,950 FOR A 130 HOUR PROJECT Are you a social science post graduate researcher? Are you interested in working in a research capacity in a local organisation? Do you want an opportunity to deliver social scientific research which makes...