Events

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…

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Career Psychologist Hannah Courtney Bennett will guide you through healthier habits to boost your future careers.
Dr Sam Lewis, Associate Professor in the School of Law at Leeds, will draw upon her national and local research to discuss the lived reality of CPV alongside the DWP’s support services for domestic violence victims.
Many of us ‘get’ the idea of co-design – designing with, not for – the people most impacted by a given decision, solution or implementation. Leading social scientist and Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon suggested 40 years ago that, “everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.” Most of us design….
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…
This webinar will present findings from the Review of Research-Policy Collaboration between the University of Leeds and Leeds City Council. The Review was carried by Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) during Spring/Summer 2020. The aim was to help enhance the value and impact of research and policy partnerships and maximise the benefits of collaborative working…
How can we act to ensure a green and fair recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic? Join the discussion and share your voice This online event will explore how we can respond to the disruption created by the pandemic and move towards a greener and more equitable society. It will go beyond our understanding of what…
Professor Gerard McCormack presents: Major changes to UK’s corporate restructuring and insolvency laws and implications for pension schemes In this presentation, Gerard will introduce major changes to the UK’s corporate restructuring and insolvency laws in the long and short-term and highlight the impact of this on the position of defined benefit pension schemes and the…
This session will use a Sociological gaze and attempt to understand the 2 contemporary Political and Social Activist Movements.Founded in 2015, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is a Black-led organization that supports Black led movements across the globe. However, sections of the White American community (and beyond) felt that the Black Lives Matter…
Join Professor Paul Routledge from the School of Geography at the University of Leeds to find out more about Radical Geography. Through looking at an approach to Geography motivated by social, economic and environmental justice, develop an understanding of injustice and protest and why and where they happen.
What makes people happy at work? Why are some workers more satisfied with their jobs than others? What factors influence job satisfaction and can the way work is organised be changed to improve it? In this interactive online workshop, students will seek to answer these questions through: Group discussions of what factors influence job satisfaction,…