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Following the success of the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology’s (POST) Parliamentary Academic Fellowship Scheme pilot, POST’s Knowledge Exchange Unit (KEU) has reopened the scheme for 2020. The scheme will have two streams: a directed call and an open call, the open call will go out in Spring 2020....

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PGR (Postgraduate Researcher) to undertake a paid placement with Itecho Health in behavioural science/psychology/social science to support an innovative digital health partnership between Itecho Health, University of Leeds and Leeds Fertility – improving patient outcomes in fertility. Itecho Health is a young, dynamic...

‘Harnessing the Vital Role of Social Sciences in Addressing Contemporary Challenges’ | Wednesday 6 November This event was part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2019   This LSSI event, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, aimed to bring together varied speakers who could explore the...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Researcher (PGR) to work with ‘Research Toolkit’ Limited to synthesise and interpret complex data and content for sponsor and public consumption. Research Toolkit Limited are a research and evaluation company delivering research and evaluation projects that are accessible and provide interpretation for...

  Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is looking for a new ‘Engagement Officer’. This new post is a unique opportunity to support LSSI’s engagement activities. The Engagement officer will take a lead in supporting the policy and public engagement of social sciences research at Leeds as well as fostering enhanced...

This event was supported by LSSI White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Business Boost Funding. The ‘left-behind’ English towns have long suffered from a significant lack of funding for start-ups and scale-ups and, more importantly, a lack of key infrastructure investment that can improve the connectivity of the region and attract...