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…
Linking Leeds has expanded to include the Department for Transport (DfT). The Linking Leeds webinars aim to help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds by inviting Social Scientists from Leeds and members of the government department to engage in dialogue around key research questions of mutual interest. If you are an academic…

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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.
Our next Linking Leeds Webinar will feature Katherine Hill and Dr Ruth Webber of Loughborough University. The webinar will share their research findings from their project ‘Young adults living with their parents in low to middle income families’. The research aims to investigate the current and future economic and financial challenges facing low-to-middle income families where…
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.