Supporting Early Career Researchers

  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...

This event was supported by LSSI White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Business Boost Funding. The ‘left-behind’ English towns have long suffered from a significant lack of funding for start-ups and scale-ups and, more importantly, a lack of key infrastructure investment that can improve the connectivity of the region and attract...

We invite you to take a look at the report produced for one of our IAA Responsive Mode projects: ‘Sharing insights on hate crime: new methods and forms of data’, carried out in partnership with the University of Liverpool and Lancashire Constabulary. You can find further details about this work...

The Inclusive Growth agenda outlines a somewhat neglected strategy to link economic development with concerns over the distribution of wealth in Leeds City Region. Leeds Inclusive Growth Strategy 2018-2022 and its well-meaning goals to address low growth and high inequality will be achieved through twelve ‘Big Ideas’ that tend to...

Are you conducting research or work on social inequality?  Do you have questions or experience to share about theory, methods or practical issues in your field? Would you like to increase your understanding of how to address social inequality in your own work? The Inequalities Research Network invites you to...

Over 40 UAFs, ECRs and PGRs recently attended a seminar that provided insights from editors of leading peer reviewed journals in the social sciences. The event, which was hosted by LSSI in June, combined intellectual discussion with an opportunity for informal networking in the context of a broader debate about...