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We invite you to take a look at the report produced for one of our IAA Responsive Mode projects: ‘Sharing insights on hate crime: new methods and forms of data’, carried out in partnership with the University of Liverpool and Lancashire Constabulary. You can find further details about this work...

The Inclusive Growth agenda outlines a somewhat neglected strategy to link economic development with concerns over the distribution of wealth in Leeds City Region. Leeds Inclusive Growth Strategy 2018-2022 and its well-meaning goals to address low growth and high inequality will be achieved through twelve ‘Big Ideas’ that tend to...

  A new seminar series designed to connect academic knowledge with pressing policy agendas.   In order to help build a richer connection between the academic and policy worlds, the Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) at the University of Leeds and the Department for work and pensions (DWP) have developed...

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute is working collaboratively with the Leeds Living Lab, an initiative which brings together partners from research, teaching and operational teams to co-produce innovative and transformational solutions to real-world sustainability challenges, using the campus as a test-bed. The Leeds Living Lab is interdisciplinary, driving continual, sustainable...

LSSI is delighted to announce that Katie Barclay and Alison Lundbeck have joined the team as of July 2018. Katie Barclay – Communications and Graduate Coordinator Katie is new to the University of Leeds and has joined the LSSI as Communications and Graduate Coordinator. Katie will also be working to coordinate...

LSSI is pleased to announce that Becky Johnson has joined the team.  Becky joined at the start of June to take up the ESRC IAA DTP Business Boost funded post of Industrial Strategy Partnerships Manager. Becky has an educational background in international development and public policy.  She has managed external...