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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…
For researchers interested in applying to the recently posted Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences, 2017 Call (deadline outline proposals, 5 July 2017) which includes funding from the ESRC, RIS in collaboration with LSSI will be running an information session on the call requirements and support available. We will be joined by Prof…
Ben Sharman, the Horizon 2020 National Contact Point for the Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies Challenge, will visit Leeds as part of a two-day EU Symposium. He will deliver two sessions: Information Session on forthcoming H2020 Work Programmes (11am-1pm, Level 13 Edward Boyle Library, University of Leeds) An introduction to the IIRS challenge EU funding priorities under…
The workshop will focus on how to use different digital and paper-based mapping techniques for the collection of network data in surveys/ interview/ focus group settings. While we will discuss the analysis of such data, we won’t address the visualisation of any pre-existing datasets (i.e. data collected by other means). Overview Dedicated methods for the visualisation…
A University-wide networking event around mental health research is to be hosted by Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and Leeds University Health Theme / Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI). About Mental health research is one of the priorities of RCUK (MRC, ESRC, EPSRC, and GCRF) as well as many other funders so it seems timely that we…
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…
The Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI), the Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI) and the Research and Innovation Service (RIS) are hosting a Wellcome Trust Information Session with hints and tips for potential applicants in the Humanities and Social Sciences, in particular those who are interested and/or planning to apply for Collaborative or Investigator Awards. The…
The workshop will bring together international experts on early childhood development (ECD) and provision of child care for, health, social, education  and economic benefit in low income countries. Confirmed speakers include: Dr Mashreky Saidur from Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh and Dr Hilary Wallace from University of Western Australia. Through presentation and discussion,…
Leeds Hilton Hotel will play host to a three-day international conference between 23-25 November exploring innovative practice in working with families. Aimed at those working or teaching in the fields of education, social care, health and family, and children’s services; the conference is a rare opportunity to learn from the best of the international learning community with speakers…
A two-day high profile International Development conference around the over-arching theme of Vulnerability and Resilience will be hosted by the Leeds Social Sciences Institute and Centre for Global Development. Why vulnerability? The theme of vulnerability speaks to a wide number of disciplines. It permits a holistic look at international development challenges, ranging from the structural obstacles to…