Supporting Early Career Researchers

Business Engagement & Social Science Webinar Series open to all social science doctoral students and early career researchers Are you considering how your research might have an impact outside of academia, or how current challenges facing companies might be addressed through your research? Maybe you’re also considering a career outside of...

On Tuesday 3 March, LSSI brought together researchers from the University of Leeds with policy makers, analysts, and strategists from the Department for Transport (DfT) for a one-day collaborative event in central London. 15 University of Leeds Researchers and  20 colleagues from DfT came together to present research, discuss effective...

Researchers – are you looking for a community organisation to build collaborative links with? What is LeedsACTS? LeedsACTS! is a partnership between the city’s three Universities (the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Trinity University), and the many voluntary and community organisations in Leeds. LeedsACTS! supports the building of...

  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) to work with the Leeds City Council and the Leeds Innovation District. Innovation exists across the city; it is present in the traditional office core where law firms and financial services companies are adopting technology to transform their businesses,...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) to work with the Leeds City Council’s Financial Inclusion team. The proposed project is an opportunity to work with policymakers at Leeds City Council who are aiming to develop a longer term approach to the Healthy Holidays Programme, achieving this...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) to work with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to look at the labour market in post-industrial areas. Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. Through research, policy, collaboration and practical...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PGR student to undertake a period of paid work with the Department of Transport through a structured placement. The Department for Transport (DfT) works with agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps UK businesses, and gets people and goods travelling...