Supporting Early Career Researchers

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Registration is now open to Postgraduate Research Students and Early Career Researchers from across the Social Sciences for this power hour training session. 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….
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…
Shahab Adris will launch the Inequalities Research Café with a brief discussion of his work with MEND and issues of understanding how Islamophobia manifests itself in the socioeconomic and political landscape of Britain. About the Research Cafe The Research Café gives people who are conducting research or who work on social inequality the opportunity to ask…
Dr. Anna Tarrant (SSP) will begin the seminar by providing an introduction to the practice, policy and research agenda concerned with engaging men who are fathers. Attention to men’s roles in families is only relatively recent on the policy and research agenda. Existing evidence indicates that the value of involved fatherhood is increasingly being recognised, yet…
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…
EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES A project that sought to identify the industrial requirement and potential barriers for developing a web-based group decision support system for use in industry will be the subject of Leeds Social Sciences Institute’s (LSSI) next lunchtime conversation. Using LSSI / RIS seedcorn funding, an interdisciplinary team led by Richard Hodgett…
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…
A project that aimed to develop a technique to integrate Dynamic Data Assimilation (DDA) into Spatial Interaction Models (SIMs) will be the subject of Leeds Social Sciences Institute’s (LSSI) next lunchtime conversation. Dr Andrew Evans (Geography) led an interdisciplinary team that used LSSI / RIS seedcorn funding to try and move SIMs into the Big…
Dr. James Stark (Arts) will discuss his research into the relationship between historical and contemporary approaches to urban water infrastructure development at Leeds Social Sciences Institute’s (LSSI) next lunchtime conversation. His team of interdisciplinary researchers used LSSI / RIS seedcorn funding to examine how an appreciation of historical context can inform decision-making in future infrastructure…
Leeds Social Sciences Institute’s lunchtime conversation programme will open with a discussion about strategies and challenges for interdisciplinary research projects. Programme Dr. Andrew Evans (Geography) and Dr Katy Roelich (Environment) will discuss topics such as: The intellectual and practical challenges of working with inter-disciplinary research teams; Building a shared understanding and developing new joint approaches…