Events

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…
This workshop is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. Building our Future Leeds – an interactive game This workshop is based around an interactive…
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. What if…? Create Stories from your Favourite Texts This is an exciting workshop for young…
This workshop is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. How Ready are Cities for Net Zero? The UK is the first major economy in…
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. Harnessing the Vital Role of Social Sciences in Addressing Contemporary Challenges – Leeds Social Sciences…
This workshop is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. What Makes People Happy at Work? Insights from Quantitative Data In this interactive, computer-based session,…
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. Automation in Life What springs to mind when you hear the word Automation? If it…
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science (running 2-9 November). The FoSS celebrates some of the country’s leading social science research, demonstrating how the work of social scientists has an impact on all of our lives. The Future of Leeds Parks Public parks have been vital features of our cities since…
Speaker: Professor Chris Forde (Leeds University Business School). Chris will present on “Temporary agency working in the UK: current challenges and agendas.”
Kalypso Nicolaidis talk will draw from her new crowd-funded book “Exodus, Reckoning, Sacrifice: Three Meanings of Brexit” Professor Kalypso Nicolaidis is one of the foremost experts on Brexit and on the EU. She has a “wise man” for the European Council and is currently chair of Oxford University Working Group on Brexit. Kalypso Nicolaidis talk…
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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    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: 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.”
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…