Leeds Social Sciences Institute

Tackling Inequalities: linking voices for social justice

Research that has helped to reduce inequalities was showcased at a one-day conference that was hosted by Leeds Social Sciences Institute. Read more »

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LSSI funded project assesses schoolchildren’s environmental attitudes

The way in which young children perceive the world around them was studied in a project that received LSSI / RIS seedcorn funding. Read more »

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ESRC GCRF IAA – International Development Conference on Vulnerability and Resilience

A two-day high profile International Development conference around the over-arching theme of Vulnerability and Resilience was recently hosted by the Leeds Social Sciences Institute and Centre for Global Development. Read more »

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WhiteRoseBrussels: Photography competition

The WR-DTC is inviting staff, students and alumni at the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York to take part in a photography competition. Read more »

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IAA research into housing being a mental health issue covered in The Guardian

Dr Kate Hardy (LUBS) has received coverage from The Guardian for her research into housing being a mental health issue. Read more »

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ESRC funding secured by members of Inequalities Research Network

Two members of the Inequalities Research Network, which is supported by Leeds Social Sciences Institute, have been successful in securing funding for ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Strategic Networks. Read more »

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Parliamentary Academic Fellowship Scheme

The UK Parliament is piloting an Academic Fellowship Scheme that will offer academic researchers at every stage of their career the rare opportunity to work on specific projects from inside Westminster’s walls. Read more »

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Brexit: What next? Sovereignty, devolution, and economic policy – an open forum

Brexit: What next? This question was addressed on Wednesday, 12 October in a second open forum co-sponsored by the Leeds Social Sciences Institute, the Leeds University Business School, and the University of Leeds Cities Theme. Read more »

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Leeds is core member of new White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership

The University of Leeds is pleased to announce that it will be part of the White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP). Read more »

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Inequalities research lunchtime café series

Are you conducting research or work on social inequality?  Do you have questions or experience to share about theory, methods or practical issues in your field? Would you like to increase your understanding of how to address social inequality in your own work? Read more »

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