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This event was supported by LSSI White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Business Boost Funding. The ‘left-behind’ English towns have long suffered from a significant lack of funding for start-ups and scale-ups and, more importantly, a lack of key infrastructure investment that can improve the connectivity of the region and attract...

In May 2019, LSSI hosted an ‘Engaging Policy’ event for researchers at the University of Leeds. The one-day event brought together researchers with representatives from across the policy community, including from four government departments, parliament, the Economic and Social Research Council, Academy of Social Sciences and more. Laura Evans of...

LSSI, together with Leeds University Business School and as part of an ongoing collaborative relationship with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), recently hosted a workshop based around DWP Areas of Research Interest (ARI). In the Areas of Research Interest document (Published January 2018), the Department summarised its most...

In late November 2018, the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) took a delegation of scholars and support staff to the Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani (IIGG) in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). The visit followed up a week-long visiting professorship by LSSI Director...

Policy, practice and inclusiveness. Developing understanding of what works and why. A conference co-hosted by the University of Leeds & Leeds City Council. This event is supported through the ESRC IAA DTP Business Boost fund. Friday 29 March, 09.30am – 4.15pm Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street, LS1 1UR    Overview In...