Events

A seminar series designed to connect academic knowledge with pressing policy agendas Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) developed a seminar series to help build richer connections between the academic and policy worlds. The seminar series: Linking Leeds, has now moved online and provides an opportunity to hear from both leading Social Scientists…

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This session is open to PGRs across the Faculty of Social Science, Arts, Humanities & Culture, Leeds University Business School, Medicine & Health and Engineering.
Are you a social science PGR and interested to know the future career options once you have completed your PhD? Steve Carter, an experienced Career Consultant from the University of Leeds will talk you through the future options for Post Graduate Researchers in the Social Sciences.
Do you struggle to know how to capitalise on opportunities for your future career? Are you unsure how you can ‘sell’ yourself? This online workshop is with Career Psychologist Hannah Courtney Bennett.
Join us for an hour long conversation with Dr Rosie Webster on her professional journey post PhD. Rosie will discuss her Higher Education choices, what led her to complete a doctorate in health psychology and what it is now like being Lead User Experience Researcher specialising in health & behaviour change at Babylon Health.
Are you experiencing a persistent feeling of inadequacy that persists despite evident success? High achieving, highly successful people often suffer; imposter syndrome doesn’t equate with low self esteem or a lack of self confidence.
In collaboration with the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, this event will feature a number of talks from a variety of professionals from the Department for Work and Pensions.
Join Callum Patterson to hear about the journey he has taken following the completion of an undergraduate degree in Economics and Economic History at the University of York and has carved out a career path to land himself the position as Principle at FMA. Part of a series of Alumni talks sharing their career journeys…
Employability skills are the skills you have developed as part of Your Story so far, both inside and outside of academia. Employability Skills can be defined as the transferable skills needed by an individual to make them ’employable’. Along with good technical understanding and subject knowledge, employers often outline a set of skills that they…
Hear first hand from Laura, Nifty Fox, Founder and Creative Director about how following the completion of an undergraduate degree in Sociology and a Masters in Social Research , she went on to become the Founder and Director of Nifty Fox, a visual storytelling company that uses ‘the power of pictures to explain processes, captivate…
What are your core values, and why are they important to consider when evaluating your career options? Alignment between your career and your core values produces satisfaction, a sense of happiness and fulfilment. A misalignment can cause can everything from minor problems to major disruptions.