Supporting Early Career Researchers

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...

LSSI is happy to be supporting three knowledge exchange fellowships through the University-funded Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), which has been developed in association with the ESRC. The Fellowships aims to facilitate interactions between external organisations and the University, which build and strengthen relationships and facilitate knowledge exchange. It will provide academics...

[toggle title=”Sociology and Social Policy”] Poverty, Inequality and Welfare: Improving Civic Representation and Public Understanding Principal applicant: Dr Daniel Edmiston School: Sociology and Social Policy Project awarded: June 2018 Despite substantial increases in poverty and inequality over the past three decades, the general public remain notably ambivalent towards redistribution and...

LSSI is pleased to be supporting post-graduate researcher (PGR) placements through the University-funded Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), which has been developed in association with the ESRC. The placements will offer the PGRs the opportunity to undertake part-time research projects within local organisations. Working in a research capacity with an external partner, they...