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Videos available from Narrating Policy: Exploring narrative in policy and policy analysis symposium

Videos are now available from the Narrating Policy: Exploring narrative in policy and policy analysis symposium that was held earlier this year. Read more »

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New research network to promote more socially inclusive transport systems in the Global South launched

The International Network for Transport and Accessibility in Low Income Communities (INTALInC) in the Institute of Transport Studies has now launched. Read more »

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Dr Wheeler interviewed about Gibraltar’s future

Dr Duncan Wheeler, Associate Professor in Spanish Studies, has been interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland about the reopening of arguments over Gibraltar’s future. Read more »

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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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