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We are pleased to share that Dr Sahla Aroussi, Dr Gehan Selim and Dr Kate Pangbourne will join Leeds Social Sciences Institute as Deputy Directors from 1st August. Dr Sahla Aroussi Dr Sahla Aroussi joined the School of Politics and International Studies in September 2020 and received her PhD in...

PRIDE IN THE FIELD (PIF): Promoting Inclusive Fieldwork Spaces for LGBTQ+ Workers in Research, Policy and Practice, is led by Dr Martin Zebracki in the School of Geography. Through knowledge exchange, developing community support and co-production of resources, PIF supports global beneficiaries in pursuing socially important fieldwork in (more) inclusive...

Dr Catherine Davies in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies has been involved in a new project investigating how changes in sleep, parenting style, social interactions, screen use and outdoor activities impacted children’s cognitive development during the Spring 2020 lockdown. The first paper from that project has just been...

We are looking for PGRs to present research posters at an online workshop, Aiming for Impact: Exploring Global Challenges and Sustainable Development. We encourage a wide range of topics connected to global challenges and sustainable development goals (SDGs). Posters will be assessed on both originality and ability to demonstrate transdisciplinary research...

We’re pleased to announce that LSSI has appointed a new Interim Director, Professor Louise Waite from 17th May. “I am excited to let you all know that I’ll be taking over from Adam Crawford as Interim Director of LSSI from May 2021. I have been a close friend of LSSI...

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are looking for new members to join their Grant Assessment Panels. The vacancies include 8 Academic members, 3 User members and 1 vacancy for Chair. The role of the Grant Assessment Panels is to appraise proposals submitted under the responsive mode schemes and...

Are you a researcher, business, third sector or government organisation with an interest in inequalities and how this might affect inclusive ageing? UKRI have announced a new funding opportunity for research into inclusive ageing, with a focus on how inequalities at all stages of life lead to different experiences of...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Science Postgraduate Researcher to work on a research project looking at consumer attitudes with a large food manufacturer. Greencore is a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK. It supplies grocery and other retailers including all the major UK supermarkets. The...

The ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) can offer funding support for the LIDA Data Scientist Internship Programme for a small number of suitable projects. In order to be eligible for this funding, projects would need to meet the LIDA criteria and the following ESRC IAA criteria: Project proposals must align...

Are you a social science PGR or ECR with an innovative research idea that could be developed into a new product, service or social enterprise? Are you curious to understand what your research ideas mean in a practical way and how these can be developed outside of academia? This is...