Events

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The Department for Transport and the Leeds Social Sciences Institute have launched the new Linking Leeds with DfT Webinar series Why you don’t want to miss this talk As the climate crisis looms largely behind the cost of living crisis,there is a need to take a people-centred approach to ensure a just transition. Our guest…
Lucie Middlemiss, Carolyn Snell, Emily Morrison, Yekaterina Chzhen, Tania Carregha, Samanthi Theminimulle, Anne Owen, Gill Main, Kelli Kennedy The climate crisis looms large behind the cost of living crisis, as a further threat to the wellbeing and good health of humanity. The policy area addressing the climate crisis in the UK, ‘Net Zero’, will impact…
After two weeks of fierce negotiations and countless conversations, COP27 in the Egyptian city of Sharm El-Sheikh has come to a close. As an official observer of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the University of Leeds sent a delegation to COP27.  These researchers spent an intense time at COP27, presenting their research,…
Scope: This third online workshop in a collaborative series between the University of Leeds, University of Queensland and University of Glasgow seeks to explore issues around locational disadvantage and structural inequalities and ways in which research can seek to influence policy.   We will look at how different research approaches can aim to address the complexity…
Caroline Tait (University of Leeds) will explain how contraflow cycling could create safer and more convenient cycling networks and routes, improving the experience of cyclists (Improving transport for the user) and resulting in greater active travel, in line with Gear Change. To help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds, the Leeds Social Sciences…
This training has been organised by the Civil Society, Development and Democracy (CDD) Pathway and Security, Conflict and Justice (SCJ) Pathway and is open to all ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) and non-ESRC funded PhD and MA Social Research students within the WRDTP (White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership) seven partner universities. Whilst this workshop is aimed at CDD…
This event, ‘Getting the measure of ‘deep poverty’ amidst a cost of living crisis’ forms part of a LINK webinar series that has been arranged at Leeds Social Sciences Institute with the Department for Work and Pensions. LINK, formerly named ‘Linking Leeds’, aims to help connect academic and policy worlds around pressing policy agendas and is open to anyone who…
This webinar is part of Linking Leeds with DfT,  a new webinar series jointly developed by Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and the Department for Transport (DfT) to help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds. 
The deadline for applying to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) passed on the 30th June 2021, but there is an unknown number of people who did not apply on time and will have lost their right to work, rent a home or access healthcare, and over 400,000 unresolved applications. This webinar will discuss the challenges…
In order to help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds, the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) at the University of Leeds and the Department for Transport (DfT) have jointly developed a new webinar series: Linking Leeds with DfT.