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*This opportunity is available to current PhD students. It will most likely be of interest to students from Mathematics/Statistics, Physical Sciences, and Social Science backgrounds. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) currently have an ad-hoc PhD secondment for a suitably experienced PhD student to lead on the construction of...

LSSI have launched a new scheme inviting colleagues to come forward with innovative ideas they would like to develop into a cross-disciplinary application for a research centre or large grant to a major research funder. We are seeking to support high quality research involving committed multi-disciplinary teams that have identified...

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...