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The countdown is on to the 20th Festival of Social Science!  The aim of the Festival is to reach non-academic, public audiences to increase awareness of the social sciences and highlight the value that the social sciences and/or social science research bring to our everyday lives.  Running from 22 October...

Register for the inaugural Child of the North webinar, part of a new series focusing on children growing up in the North of England. Hosted by the N8 Research Partnership, the webinars will showcase the variety of research into this theme across the universities in the partnership.  The first webinar...

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 September’s bulletin listed below: LSSI UPDATES Staffing Updates OPPORTUNITIES YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN Research England Policy Support Fund Using...

An annual, UK-wide, free celebration of the social sciences The University of Leeds is a Festival Partner of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.  The Leeds Institute of Social Sciences are delighted to be co-ordinating the activities on behalf of the University once again – 2022 being the 20th ESRC...

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 July’s bulletin listed below: LSSI UPDATES Festival Of Social Science 2022 – Call For Expressions Of Interest OPPORTUNITIES YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED...

At Leeds Social Sciences Institute, we support interdisciplinary research. We are pleased to share with you our Social Science Shorts series of videos. In this video, Dr Martin Zebracki, Associate Professor of Critical Human Geography, talks to Prof. Gehan Selim, Professor of Architecture and Deputy Director of the LSSI, at the University...

The University of Leeds are part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP).  Under this partnership, any PGR Researcher within the seven partner universities can attend the events put on by the WRDTP.  They are running a range of online courses centred around...

Applications are now open for researchers from across all disciplines to deliver public engagement events We are pleased to share that Expressions of Interest are now open for the ESRC Festival of Social Science (FoSS) 2022. The festival is an annual event that showcases leading social science research or social...

Dr Martin Zebracki, School of Geography, Faculty of Environment Public Engagement Public Engagement for LGBTQ+ Inclusive Fieldwork will aim to: a) Develop and disseminate the first-ever advocacy video (completion in May 2022) addressing LGBTQ+ inclusion in fieldwork contexts. It will outline the key findings and recommendations of the PIF project, and...

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 listed below: LSSI UPDATES Last deadline of current Impact Acceleration Account – 6 July 2022 Call for speakers – LINK Seminar Series with Department...