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We’re pleased to announce a week of professional training, inspirational talks and career workshops will be offered as part of Social Science PhD and ECR Careers Week, between 22nd – 26th March 2021. These digital events are organised with the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York, in partnership with the...

The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) is able to offer funding support for suitable project ideas. The ESRC IAA can cover the costs for two LIDA internships, these projects will be selected via the April call. In order to be eligible for this funding, projects would need to meet the...

Debates are intensifying about how to address, or redress, racial and ethnic inequality in cities and dismantle an urban colonial legacy that remains evident in public art, including monumental sculptures that form a predominant feature of the City of Leeds. DISCUSS is a critical interdisciplinary project in a new partnership...

Funding has been awarded to support new research exploring the impacts of an increasing focus on gender in nuclear weapons policymaking. The project will be supervised by Dr Laura Considine, in the School of Politics and International Studies at the University. The WRDTP Collaborative Award will enable a PhD student...

The School of Sociology and Social Policy has recently secured an ESRC WRDTP Collaborative Award to research the changing dynamics of deep poverty in the UK. The funding will support a doctoral student to undertake a new stream of impactful research, in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions...

We are seeking Leeds-based organisations to offer projects for postgraduate students. Partner organisations can apply with an initial idea and are teamed up with a group of students to form the project brief together, responding to the organisations’ priorities, research and development requirements. The outputs will depend on the individual...

We are looking for an Administration and Events Assistant to join our team at LSSI. Are you an experienced administrator with a confident and proactive approach to work? Do you have a flair for organising and administrating events? Can you manage a varied programme of events and conferences? The Leeds...

Leeds Community Foundation is Yorkshire’s largest independent grant-maker. They provide financial support in the form of grants to community projects that help to improve the quality of life of people living in disadvantaged communities or who are from vulnerable backgrounds. Thanks to the generosity of individuals, businesses and public sector organisations,...

We recently published a new brochure to showcase the range of opportunities Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) offers across the University of Leeds and beyond. Our mission at LSSI is to bring together research excellence and enhance interdisciplinary research at the University, working collaboratively in partnership with organisations and institutions...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Postgraduate Researcher to work on a project with a prominent start up business in Nexus. Focus Facilitation Ltd is a start-up and member of the Nexus Community. Focus Facilitation engage with business stakeholders to surface and model key data points for them.  Currently a single...