Events

Speaker: Dr Ghazala Mir (School of Medicine, University of Leeds). Ghazala’s presentation will be on “Variations by Group – How can we reduce ethnic and religious group inequalities in the labour market.”
    Following a growing debate about the value, contribution and challenges of doing co-production research, the Leeds Social Sciences Institute and the Culture theme organised a collaborative workshop in March 2019 to further explore the challenges, developments and lessons learnt around co-production. Following this successful and engaging workshop, a Working Group was established to…
Speaker: Professor Chris Forde (Leeds University Business School). Chris will present on “Temporary agency working in the UK: current challenges and agendas.”
Speaker: Dr Iain Clacher (Leeds University Business School)
Speaker: Professor Christine Skinner (Social Policy and Social Work, University of York). Christine’s presentation will focus on ‘Child Maintenance.’
Speaker: Dr Jana Jovornik (Leeds University Business School). Jana’s presentation will focus on ‘Inclusion and Diversity.’
Speaker: Dr Ruth Patrick (Social Policy and Social Work, University of York).
Speaker: Professor Iyiola Solanke (School of Law, University of Leeds). Iyiola’s will present on “Discrimination as a Virus.”

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This seminar is part of the ‘Linking Leeds’ series; developed in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), in order to help foster richer connections between the academic and policy worlds. The Linking Leeds seminar series provides opportunities to hear from both leading Social Scientists as well as prominent analysts, strategists and policy…
[Supported by Leeds Social Sciences Institute] Climate change, the limits of economic growth, and associated implications for culture, wellbeing, and social justice animate the research agendas of colleagues across the University of Leeds. We seek to forge interdisciplinary links among social scientists interested in environmental justice in low carbon transitions, creating a local network intended…
‘Training the Next Generation of Social Scientists: The work and skills of PhD researchers in Argentina’ Speaker: Dr Martín Unzué, Director of the Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani at the University of Buenos Aires and Visiting Fellow at the University of Leeds Discussant: Professor Stuart Lister, Director of the Graduate School in the Faculty of…
This seminar is part of the ‘Linking Leeds’ seminar series; developed in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), in order to help foster richer connections between the academic and policy worlds. The Linking Leeds seminar series provides opportunities to hear from both leading Social Scientists at the University of Leeds as well…
Register here #LinkingLeeds DWP Day at University of Leeds – life as a DWP analyst ‘reflections, analysis and methodology’ This day is part of the successful #LinkingLeeds series of events which aims to connect research with policy and has seen researchers at Leeds at other Universities building strong connections with policy-makers, analysts and strategists at…
This seminar is part of the ‘Linking Leeds’ seminar series; developed in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), in order to help foster richer connections between the academic and policy worlds. The Linking Leeds seminar series provides opportunities to hear from both leading Social Scientists at the University of Leeds as well…
REGISTER HERE Leeds Social Science Institute (LSSI) aims to maximise research impact and support interdisciplinary social science research at Leeds. One of the focus areas associated with our new ESRC Impact Acceleration Account is Policy Engagement – our aim is to support the connection of high quality social science research taking place inside the University,…
This seminar is part of the ‘Linking Leeds’ seminar series; developed in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), in order to help foster richer connections between the academic and policy worlds. The Linking Leeds seminar series provides opportunities to hear from both leading Social Scientists at the University of Leeds as well…
Further information about the showcase can be found on the event website This event will mark the end of a period of funding from ESRC that the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York were awarded back in early 2018. The funding has provided a platform for these three institutions to develop new and existing relationships between the…
*Register for your place here* Inequalities are often created and kept in place by multiple systems that reinforce poverty, discrimination and social exclusion. People from excluded groups experience numerous layers of inequality that affect almost every area of their lives at the same time. This workshop will explore whether equity networks currently working separately in…