Leeds Social Sciences Institute

The LSSI is a large, vibrant research Institute that works to support and enhance the Social Sciences at Leeds. It fosters interdisciplinary and international research collaborations, promotes relations with external partners in the public, private and third sectors and builds capacity through the provision of training and skills development for the next generation of research leaders.

Interdisciplinary Research

The LSSI supports and enhances the work of social scientists across six faculties, actively encouraging cross-disciplinary research.

Impact and Engagement

We continue to build bridges between our research community and external organisations to address relevant societal challenges.

Capacity Building

The Institute offers training and career development for the next generation of research leaders.

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Events

  • Cyber crime

    Date: 9/5/2016 | Time: 5.30pm

    The threat of cybercrime, and how working with industry and partner agencies is vital in tackling it, will be the subject of the next Centre for Criminal Justice Studies Frank Dawtry Lecture. Dr Jamie Saunders, director of the National Cyber Read more »
  • Manifestations of urban poverty and its environmental impact on the east side of greater Mexico City (1970-2010)

    Date: 10/5/2016 | Time: 1.00pm

    Hermilo Salas Espindola will discuss the manifestations of urban poverty and its environmental impact on the east side of greater Mexico City (1970-2010) in the School of Geography’s latest seminar. The free event will be held on Tuesday, 10 May Read more »
  • The perplexities of hate speech in Europe

    Date: 11/5/2016 | Time: 3.00pm4.30pm

    The perplexities of hate speech in Europe will be the subject of the next research seminar organised by the Political Theory and Cultural Values research cluster. Dr Enes Kulenovic (University of Zagreb) will explore two questions. Firstly, what theoretical tools are Read more »

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