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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Researcher to work on a project with Full Circle and the University of York. Full Circle is an independent funeral directors based in Guiseley, Leeds. They are currently working in partnership with the University of York and industry experts on an ongoing...

We are very pleased to announce the premier of documentary film Kenyan Christian Queer, will have its global online launch on Friday, 31st July! This documentary was made possible via funding from our ESRC Impact Acceleration Account. You can register to watch the film (all day on the 31st) and...

Are you an experienced and organised administrator looking to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities? Do you have strong communication skills? Are you committed to delivering an exceptional experience for postgraduate researchers in the social sciences? Are you a highly organised and versatile individual...

Join us for this online workshop that will equip social scientists (PhD level – and early career researchers) in preparing to influence and impact large organisations. The session will use examples from large organisations as well as short exercises to improve understanding. Register here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/impacting-large-organisations-tickets-111819061824

As part of our new National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) Accelerating Business Collaboration Funding we have created an online platform via the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership to host a variety of resources and training videos around how social science PGRs/ECRs can engage with industry.  The platform is available here https://wrdtp.ac.uk/ please...

We’re very pleased to be able to share our new Impact brochure with you! This brochure looks back at what we have achieved through our first year of the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) since 2019, detailing specific project case studies from across the social sciences at Leeds. It includes...

Dr Eleni Iacovidou and Professor Andrew Brown received ‘Responsive Mode’ funding through our ESRC IAA in 2018 for their project which explored ‘key metrics for supporting national and local government waste policy improvements.’ You can read more about their original IAA project here. Since then, they have gone on to...

Business Engagement & Social Science Webinar Series open to all social science doctoral students and early career researchers Are you considering how your research might have an impact outside of academia, or how current challenges facing companies might be addressed through your research? Maybe you’re also considering a career outside of...