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LSSI Internal Updates & Opportunities February 2023

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  We produce a monthly internal updates and opportunities bulletin, if you are a University of Leeds student or member of staff,  you can also sign up to our mailing list. Contents of February’s bulletin listed below: UPDATES & EVENTS LSSI Events Co production Network Event and Launch of Co production Research Toolkit Joint IAA Showcase...

Rethinking travel behaviour modelling in the era of emerging data sources

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To help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds, the Leeds Social Sciences Institute and the Department for Transport have jointly developed this webinar series: Linking Leeds with the DfT. In our webinar on 15th March 2023, guest speaker Professor Charisma Choudhury, Chair in Behaviour Modelling in the Institute for Transport Studies...

Engaging with UK Parliament: focus on climate and environmental research

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  Tuesday 7 March | 12:00 – 13:00 | School of Earth and Environment seminar room 8.119 Research and evidence have a crucial role to play in making and scrutinising policy. As the use of evidence-informed policy making has increased following the pandemic, the demand for high quality and relevant research to inform decisions continues...

ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2023

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This is an annual opportunity to recognise and reward the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-supported researchers who have created or enabled outstanding impact. We celebrate social science researchers at all career stages whose actions have supported changes in practice, thinking or capacity that create a positive impact in our society, economy and in our...

Recording of webinar: A Just Transition To Net Zero - Linking Leeds With DfT

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As the climate crisis looms largely behind the cost of living crisis, there is a need to take a people-centred approach to ensure a just transition. Our guest speaker, Professor Lucie Middlemiss from the School of Earth and Environment, presented approaches for understanding people’s different starting points, and their readiness to participate in the transition...

IAA Joint Showcase Event

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Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) joined forces with Research and Innovation Service (RIS) to hold a joint Showcase Event at The University of Leeds' prestigious Nexus venue. Hosted by LSSI Director Professor Louise Waite, and RIS Translational Research Portfolio Manager Ruth Rayner, the event had a programme of presentations showcasing some of the fascinating research...

LSSI Internal News & Opportunities Bulletin January 2023

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We produce a monthly internal updates and opportunities bulletin, if you are a University of Leeds student or member of staff,  you can also sign up to our mailing list. Contents of January’s bulletin listed below: LSSI UPDATES LSSI Impact Report 2021-2022 LSSI Impact Acceleration Account Joint Showcase event OPPORTUNITIES & EVENTS Pre-Announcement: ESRC Centre for Sustainable...

LSSI Internal News & Opportunities - December 2022

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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. Contents of December’s bulletin listed below: LSSI UPDATES Staffing Update Commercialisation of Research out of Social Sciences (CRoSS) Survey A just transition to Net Zero and its relevance...

Seven Projects Awarded Pump-Prime Funding

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Collaborative Research Projects Between University of Leeds & University of Buenos Aires The LSSI, in collaboration with the Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani (IIGG) in Buenos Aires, are delighted to support 7 pump prime projects involving researchers at UBA and UoL.  Earlier in October 2022, the LSSI and IIGG organised a well attended online workshop,...