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  The session aims to help researchers clearly communicate their existing research to private sector stakeholders; and identify ways to approach and make connections with these stakeholders, as well as create potential collaborations. The training will be delivered by Mihaela Gruia who is a social and data scientist passionate about the intersection between research, communication…
This is free training, provided by ‘Research Retold’ for the Leeds Social Sciences Institute. Registration is open to researchers (incl. early career) from across the Social Sciences at Leeds. ‘The key to making your research understood is to speak plainly and to adopt a targeted approach to dissemination in short and accessible formats.’ – Mihaela…
This one day event will bring together academics (from diverse disciplines) and practitioners to explore the current challenges facing, and ways of reinvigorating, urban public space. It will explore both a number of contemporary themes and the manner in which these are played out in different types of public spaces – such as parks and…
This one day symposium brings together researchers and policy practitioners to examine the potential for the intersecting of narrative and policy analysis. The field of narrative analysis has grown exponentially, with some identifying a narrative turn in social science, and such methodologies and ideas have begun to be taken up in the theorisation and research…
Dini Sejko (WUN Visiting Scholar and Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong) will present preliminary findings from his work into the transnational economic law of sovereign wealth funds (SWF). This free lunchtime seminar will be held on Thursday, 28 July between 12-1.30pm in Liberty Building SR (1.08). Please note: lunch will be provided The WUN –…
This seminar will provide insights from editors of leading peer reviewed journals in the social sciences about: how to think strategically about your publication outputs; how best to prepare a paper for submission to a journal; the peer review process and what it entails and what to expect; the challenges of open access, inter-disciplinarity and…
Many of the top impact cases in REF 2014 were based on informing, influencing or changing public policy. This Research With Impact seminar will focus on two examples of research in Leeds University Business School that have a direct bearing on public policy. The event will be held on Thursday, 21 April between 12.15-2pm in the St George…
Professor Krsto Pandza (LUBS) will discuss a research project that gathered empirical evidence on industrial, technological and product convergence in the health sector at a lunchtime conversation hosted by Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI). His work, which received LSSI / RIS seedcorn funding, sought to discover if the architecture of academic research capabilities mirror the…
Questing for sustainable mobilities in the Global North and South will be the subject of the Institute for Transport Studies’ inaugural professorial lecture. Professor Karen Lucas (Faculty of Environment) will discuss the subject on Tuesday, 1 March between 3.30-5.30pm in Lecture Theatre G02, Business School, University of Leeds. The event will include time for networking. Abstract…
This event has been sponsored by the Leeds Social Sciences Impact Acceleration Account, in association with the ESRC, to fund a learning event with the N8 Police Research Partnership to launch the revised and updated Police Prostitution Strategy from the National Chief Police Council. The event will take place on 8th February 2016 in Leeds and…