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Merging Social Science and Soap Operas to Combat Kidnapping in Mexico

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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, Professor Conor O'Reilly, Professor in Transnational Crime and Security in the School of Law, discusses his research into Merging Social Science and Soap Operas to Combat Kidnapping in Mexico....

Working with memory in the classroom

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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 Amanda Waterman from the School of Psychology, talks about the impact of her research into the cognitive development of children, and applying that research in the educational settings...

Keeping up with the criminals!

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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, listen to Prof Graham Farrell, Professor of Crime Science at the School of Law, discuss his research into changes in criminal behavior over time, and how scientific criminologists are...

Call for speakers for upcoming Government Department webinars

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We encourage academic speakers across the social sciences and from all stages of their career to engage in these collaborative Government webinars.  If you are an academic who would be interested in the webinars detailed below, either as a speaker or member of the audience, please contact Camilla McCartney (c.j.mccartney@leeds.ac.uk) who will log your interest....

Joint Policing Research Centre Announcement

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We are delighted to share the news that the Vulnerability and Policing Futures Research Centre has been announced by the universities of York and Leeds. Dedicated to better understanding how the police and other services can prevent and reduce vulnerabilities, the £10m research centre is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Co-directed by our...

LSSI Internal News & Opportunities December 2021

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December's issue contains the following items:- LSSI UPDATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS Joint Policing Research Centre Announcement Dr Robin Lovelace - Government Data Science Fellowship Announcement New AHRC Project to apply Creative Economies through Youth-led Arts and Craft in Jordan (CEARC) OPPORTUNITIES Postgraduate Research Student Placement Opportunity - closing date 14.12.21 ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Scheme 2022 Digital...

PGR Opportunity - FoodWise Leeds, hosted by Zest Leeds

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LSSI Postgraduate Research Student Placement Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PGR student to work on a project with FoodWise Leeds, hosted by Zest Leeds.  FoodWise Leeds is the local food partnership for city and is hosted within Zest. Our aim is to create a healthy, sustainable, and fair food system for everyone...

Sustainability and Air Quality Collaboration with Leeds City Council

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Collaboration between researchers at the University of Leeds and Leeds City Council has helped position the city at the forefront of efforts to tackle climate change. Polly Cook is the Council's Chief Officer for Sustainable Energy and Air Quality.  Here she discusses collaboration with researchers responsible for two of the numerous examples of successful projects. ...

QuantiCode Collaboration - LSSI and Leeds City Council

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Part of the Leeds Social Science Shorts - The QuantiCode Collaboration project is a collaboration with Leeds City Council which uses data analysis to help people who are at risk of going into residential care to be supported to stay in their own homes for longer.  Professor Roy Ruddle from The School of Computing was...