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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  • So what was that all about?: The UK news media, the EU and Brexit

    Date: 12/10/2016 | Time: 4.15pm5.45pm

    This event brings together members of the School of Media and Communication’s Journalism and Political Communication research groups to provide research-based reflections on the role of the media during the recent EU Referendum. On the morning of 24 June 2016 Read more »
  • Why work with dads?

    Date: 19/10/2016 | Time: 6.00pm7.30pm

    Dr. Anna Tarrant (SSP) will begin the seminar by providing an introduction to the practice, policy and research agenda concerned with engaging men who are fathers. Attention to men’s roles in families is only relatively recent on the policy and research Read more »

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