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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PGR student to work on a project with Meanwood Valley Partnership (MVP).  Application deadline – Monday 31st January 2022. Meanwood Valley Partnership (MVP) is a local community organisation that works to deliver a range of different projects that improve life along the Meanwood Valley. The...

We produce a monthly internal newsletter, if you are a University of Leeds student or member of staff, you can also sign up to our mailing list. January’s contents listed below: LSSI UPDATES ESRC Local Acceleration Fund Success Social Security During COVID-19: Public Attitudes and Experiences of Welfare at a Social...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PGR student to work on a project with Humankind.  Humankind is committed to reducing deprivation and exclusion and to improving people’s well-being. We have over 1,300 staff and around 100 volunteers providing services for around 86,000 people.  Our specialist services include substance use, clinical, employment training...

Knowledge exchange initiatives between different projects can enhance engagement in ecological restoration and rehabilitation initiatives, according to research in South Africa by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) project awarded to the University of Leeds, and the Leeds Social Sciences...

LSSI have been successfully awarded funding from ESRC for the Impact Acceleration Account Commercialising Research out of Social Sciences (CRoSS) funds and the Local Acceleration Fund (LAF).  The CRoSS funds will allow LSSI to build the capacity and capability of social science researchers and knowledge exchange professionals to identify and support opportunities for commercialising outputs from...