Past Events

Details of some of the more recent events that you may have missed are shown below.

19 Oct

Spatial Interaction Modelling

Date – Thursday, 19th October 2017 – Friday, 20th October 2017 (12:00 am) Course Code MAN-06-16/17-P-R Organised by The University of Manchester Presenter Dr Andy Newing & Dr Adam Dennett Date 19/10/2017 – 20/10/2017 Venue Cathie Marsh Institute Humanities Bridgeford…

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4 Oct

Introduction to Spatial Analysis for Researchers

Date – Wednesday, 4th October 2017 – Thursday, 5th October 2017 (All Day) Course Code HUB-16-16/17-P-R Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Gemma Gubbins, Graeme Hornby, Thea Heim and Andrew Campbell Sutton Date 04/10/2017 – 05/10/2017 Venue Building 39,…

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13 Sep

Applied Multilevel Modelling

Date – Wednesday, 13th September 2017 – Friday, 15th September 2017 (All Day) Course Code HUB-10-16/17-P-R Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Dr Ian Brunton-Smith Date 13/09/2017 – 15/09/2017 Venue Building 39, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hants Map…

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7 Sep

Thinking with ethics in and beyond the field

Date – Thursday, 7th September 2017 (All Day) Course Code EDI-08-16/17-P-R Organised by The University of Edinburgh Presenter Professor Janet Boddy, Professor of Child, Youth and Family Studies and Director of the Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and…

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7 Sep

Third International Cultural Political Economy Conference 7-8 Sept 2017- call for papers

Date – Thursday, 7th September 2017 – Friday, 8th September 2017 (All Day) Third International Cultural Political Economy Conference  Call for Papers  Taking Issues In/With Cultural Political Economy: Neoliberalism, Democracy and Crises 7-8 September 2017 at Lancaster University, UK Preceded…

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7 Sep

Narrative moves and methods – a workshop for doctoral researchers

Date – Thursday, 7th September 2017 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) Narrative moves and methods – a workshop for doctoral researchers – Susanne Gannon Thursday 7th September 1-3 p.m. Scale Up space, Charles Street building, Sheffield Hallam University, S1 2NE This…

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6 Sep

Managing Danger in Oral Historical Fieldwork

Date – Wednesday, 6th September 2017 (All Day) Course Code EDI-07-16/17-P-R Organised by The University of Edinburgh Presenter Dr Erin Jessee, lecturer with the Scottish Oral History Centre, University of Strathclyde Date 06/09/2017 Venue 50 George Square, The University of…

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10 Jul

Summer Institute in Qualitative Research: Putting Theory to Work

Date – Monday, 10th July 2017 – Friday, 14th July 2017 (All Day) Venue: Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Learn about the latest in theory and methodology, in dialogue with leading international theorists. For qualitative researchers…

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29 Jun

WRDTC 6th Annual Conference, University of Sheffield

Date – Thursday, 29th June 2017 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre will hold its 6th Annual Conference at the University of Sheffield on the 29th June 2017. The conference will be a great opportunity…

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27 Jun

Applied GIS for social science applications

Date – Tuesday, 27th June 2017 – Wednesday, 28th June 2017 (All Day) Course Code EDI-04-16/17-P-R Organised by The University of Edinburgh Presenter Dr Andy Newing, Lecturer, Centre for Spatial Analysis & Policy (School of Geography) Date 27/06/2017 – 28/06/2017…

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27 Jun

Digital Literacy in the Data Age

Date – Tuesday, 27th June 2017 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm) Location: 38 Mappin Street and the Diamond Building, University of Sheffield A one-day workshop supported by the WRDTC Doctoral Training Pathway scheme This one day workshop, curated by Eleanor…

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22 Jun

Call for Papers: Africa in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals

Date – Thursday, 22nd June 2017 (All Day) The University of Sheffield All African Postgraduate Research Group (AAPoRG) and Africa@Sheffield invites submissions of papers and participation in its first postgraduate conference. THEME: ‘Africa in the Era of Sustainable Development Goals’…

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20 Jun

Time Series Analysis for Political and Social Data

Date – Tuesday, 20th June 2017 – Wednesday, 21st June 2017 (All Day) Course Code HUB-08-16/17-P-R Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Professor Will Jennings Date 20/06/2017 – 21/06/2017 Venue Building 39, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hants Map…

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19 Jun

Exploring the Consequences of Research

Date – Monday, 19th June 2017 – Wednesday, 21st June 2017 (All Day) ‘Exploring the Consequences of Research’ is a residential masterclass designed for students working in the field of socio-legal studies who are in the second year or later…

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16 Jun

Methodological considerations in Biosocial Research using Understanding Society data

Date – Friday, 16th June 2017 (All Day) Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Professor Tarani Chandola Date 16/06/2017 Venue Building 39, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hants Map View in Google Maps  (SO17 1BJ) Contact Jacqui Thorp Training and…

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15 Jun

Sheffield University Mixed Methods Education and Research (SUMMER)

Date – Thursday, 15th June 2017 (9:30 am – 5:30 pm) Overview: Mixed methods are becoming increasingly popular among researchers, yet training opportunities are scarce. SUMMER is a FREE one-day workshop which aims to promote the rigorous and innovative use…

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15 Jun

FLOW: Fluency in Oral interaction Workshop

Date – Thursday, 15th June 2017 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm) Department of Education, University of York This workshop will be of interest to all researchers interested in second language oral fluency in the narrow sense (i.e. fluidity of oral…

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14 Jun

University of Leeds Politics and International Studies PGR Conference

Date – Wednesday, 14th June 2017 (8:45 am – 1:45 pm) A Postgraduate Research Conference will take place on Wednesday 14th June 2017 at the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Leeds. The conference is also open to…

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14 Jun

Gathering and analysing social media data from Twitter and YouTube

Date – Wednesday, 14th June 2017 (All Day) Course Code MAN-07-16/17-P-R Organised by The University of Manchester Presenter Prof Mike Thewall Date 14/06/2017 Venue Cathie Marsh Institute Humanities Bridgeford street University of Manchester Map View in Google Maps  (M13 9PL) Contact…

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13 Jun

Branching Out in Research – PGR Sociological Conference

Date – Tuesday, 13th June 2017 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, Elmfield Building, Northumberland Road, Sheffield, S10 2TU. We would like to welcome you to the annual PGR conference at the Department of…

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9 Jun

My food – My decision: a Conference

Date – Friday, 9th June 2017 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) The team would like to invite you all to our conference ‘My food – my decision’. The theme is about empowering people with nutrition knowledge to support their food-related choices. This…

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8 Jun

Thematic Analysis Workshop – Department of Sociological Studies Workshop

Date – Thursday, 8th June 2017 (9:30 am – 3:00 pm) LOCATION The University of Sheffield Workshop 3, The Diamond 32 Leavygreave Road Sheffield S3 7RD View Map ‘Ž–Š’ŒDESCRIPTION We are pleased to offer this workshop which will provide a…

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7 Jun

‘Policing Futures: Contexts, Practices and Debates’

Date – Wednesday, 7th June 2017 (All Day) Venue: Liberty Building, University of Leeds Download the Programme TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE #PolicingFutures2017 As part of the British Sociological Association’s regional postgraduate event series and supported by the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre’s Security,…

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6 Jun

WEBINAR – Automated Zone Design in Practice

Date – Tuesday, 6th June 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm) Organised by NCRM, University of Southampton Presenter Professor David Martin Date 06/06/2017 Venue Online Map View in Google Maps  (SO17 1BJ) Contact Jacqui Thorp, Training and Capacity Building Co-ordinator, NCRM,…

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5 Jun

Workshop on random effect structures in the modelling of language data

Date – Monday, 5th June 2017 – Tuesday, 6th June 2017 (All Day) Language@Leeds is organising a two-day workshop on random effects in mixed-effect models of linguistic data, in partnership with the Linguistics Pathway of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre. The workshop will…

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1 Jun

InstEAD Workshop: Household Finance

Date – Thursday, 1st June 2017 (All Day) InstEAD (Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making) workshop on Household Finance. Date & time: Thursday 1 June, 9am-4.45pm Venue: The Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello,…

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25 May

Call for Papers – Traversing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Social Research

Date – Thursday, 25th May 2017 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, The University of York Keynote Speakers: Dr Mark Coté, Kings College London Professor Felicity Callard, Durham University Dr Des Fitzgerald, Cardiff University We are…

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25 May

Colloquium: Demystifying Qualitative Analysis

Date – Thursday, 25th May 2017 – Friday, 26th May 2017 (All Day) Venue University of Sheffield, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Winter St, Sheffield S10 2TN Overview Two day colloquium focused on Qualitative Analysis processes and approaches. Researchers…

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24 May

Challenging Academic Debates: Decolonising Knowledge Production

Date – Wednesday, 24th May 2017 (All Day) Challenging Academic Debates: Decolonising Knowledge Production is the second conference put forward to bring into focus a political and decolonial agenda of activities, debates and research in the School of Sociology and…

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22 May

White Rose Annual Politics and International Relations Colloquium

Date – Monday, 22nd May 2017 (All Day) Hosted by the University of Sheffield’s Department of Politics, the White Rose Annual Politics and International Relations Colloquium will bring together PhD Candidates from across the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York…

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22 May

Crossing Boundaries: preparing for careers and influence in government, industry and business consultancy

Date – Monday, 22nd May 2017 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) 28 University Road Lecture Theatre (G.23), University of Leeds Organised by the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC) Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology Pathway Have…

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17 May

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Quality and Reflexivity in Qualitative Research: A Postgraduate Conference

Date – Wednesday, 17th May 2017 (All Day) University of Leeds, room to be confirmed. It is with great pleasure that the Resonances Committee can now confirm and invite you to our 3rd postgraduate conference on the 17th May, 2017. This theme…

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17 May

11th Research Students’ Education Conference 2017

Date – Wednesday, 17th May 2017 (All Day) The RSEC 2017 team would like to invite you all to our 11th Research Students’ Education Conference 2017 to be held at the University House, University of Leeds on 17 May. This year our conference theme is “Impact of…

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16 May

Research Workshop on Multimodality with Professor Gunther Kress and Professor Theo Van Leeuwen

Date – Tuesday, 16th May 2017 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) University of Leeds, Baines Wing SR (1.13) Call for participation open to PhD and PostDoc researchers The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies and the School of Media and…

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9 May

Call for Papers: WRDTC Education Pathway Fifth Research Student Conference (FRSC)

Date – Tuesday, 9th May 2017 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm) Venue: Octagon Centre Address: University of Sheffield, Octagon Centre, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TQ The Event The School of Education at the University of Sheffield and the WRDTC Education…

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8 May

Managing in Turbulent Times – Call for Papers

Date – Monday, 8th May 2017 (All Day) The White Rose Doctoral Conference The York Management School Managing in Turbulent Times The White Rose Doctoral Conference is taking place at The York Management School on Monday 8 May 2017 and…

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8 May

Mixed-effect Modelling Workshops

Date – Monday, 8th May 2017 – Monday, 15th May 2017 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Language@Leeds is organising three workshops on mixed-effect modelling of linguistic data. The first two will take place Monday 8th of May and a week…

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26 Apr

Selling and sub-priming the subject through stealth: Drawing digital divisions through tracking and trading

Date – Wednesday, 26th April 2017 (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm) School of Law, University of Leeds  In April 2017, the Centre for Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds is hosting Prof. Bev Skeggs, who will be…

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24 Apr

Communications Training for Researchers with Dr Emily Grossman

Date – Monday, 24th April 2017 – Tuesday, 25th April 2017 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm) When: 24-25th April 09.30-17.00 Where:  IET Glasgow Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow G1 4DB Dr Emily Grossman – best known as a…

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20 Apr

WRDTC Socio-legal and Legal PGR Conference 2017: ‘Law and justice in a post-truth society’ – Call for papers

Date – Thursday, 20th April 2017 (All Day)   We are pleased to announce that the second annual PGR conference for any postgraduate research student doing research in the legal and socio-legal fields will take place on Thursday, the 20th…

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3 Mar

Call for Papers: Europe, Migration and the New Politics of (In)security A White Rose Collaboration Fund Network

Date – Friday, 3rd March 2017 (All Day) Call for Papers: Europe, Migration and the New Politics of (In)security A White Rose Collaboration Fund Network European countries are facing serious security and humanitarian challenges amidst unprecedented levels of forced migration….

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27 Feb

Call for Abstracts: Interdisciplinary Workshop on Qualitative Data Analysis in Practice: Experiences, Challenges and Possibilities

Date – Monday, 27th February 2017 (All Day) University of Leeds, 27 February 2017 PhD students and early career researchers from any field are invited to submit an abstract on their experiences of qualitative data analysis at the Workshop on…

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20 Feb

Communications and Media Skills training with Dr Emily Grossman

Date – Monday, 20th February 2017 – Tuesday, 21st February 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) Location: ICOSS Building, Sheffield Methods Institute, 219 Portobello, Sheffield Dr Emily Grossman – best known as a resident science expert on ITV’s The Alan…

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9 Feb

Methodological Issues in Intergenerational Research

Date – Thursday, 9th February 2017 (11:00 am – 4:00 pm) School of Geography, University of Leeds Organised by the AHRC-funded project INTERSECTION (Intergenerational Justice and Sustainability in Comparative Perspective), a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield and Leeds…

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3 Feb

An Introduction to Visual Network Research:  Visual Tools for the Collection & Analysis of Data on Social Networks

Date – Friday, 3rd February 2017 (9:45 am – 4:30 pm) University of Leeds, 3 February 2017, 09:45-16:30 Worsley Building, Seminar Room 8.34b Overview: Dedicated methods for the visualisation of quantitative data on social networks have advanced our understanding of…

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27 Jan

5th Annual RiDNet conference “I, Researcher: exploring the research experience – context, self and interdisciplinary practice”

Date – Friday, 27th January 2017 (All Day) ***ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 16TH DECEMBER!*** We’re excited to announce the 5th Annual RiDNet conference “I, Researcher: exploring the research experience – context, self and interdisciplinary practice” 27th January 2017, School…

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26 Jan

Call for Papers –  Digital Opportunities and Challenges: Researching Journalism and Media in a Digital Age

Date – Thursday, 26th January 2017 – Friday, 27th January 2017 (All Day) Deadline: 15th of July, 2016 This is a call for papers for the upcoming conference ‘Digital Opportunities and Challenges: Researching Journalism and Media in a Digital Age’,…

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26 Jan

Infographics for Social Science: an interactive workshop and masterclass

Date – Thursday, 26th January 2017 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Kings Manor (Room K/159), The University of York The afternoon will include a Masterclass and interactive discussion of participants’ infographics. The masterclass is led by Dr Catherine Stones, Programme Leader…

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16 Jan

Narrating Policy: Exploring narrative in policy and policy analysis

Date – Monday, 16th January 2017 (All Day) This one day symposium brings together researchers and policy practitioners to examine the potential for the intersecting of narrative and policy analysis. The field of narrative analysis has grown exponentially, with some…

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25 Nov

Korean scholars meet PhD students from and/or specialising on Korea

Date – Friday, 25th November 2016 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) Venue: SPSW seminar room, 2nd Floor Alcuin Block C, The University of York The Social Policy East Asia eXchange (SPEAX) at the University of York is organising a PhD…

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20 Oct

CIAP2016 – Emotions in Politics

Date – Thursday, 20th October 2016 – Friday, 21st October 2016 (All Day) 20 & 21 October 2016, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK Call for Panels We kindly invite panel proposals for the 2016 Conference for Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics…

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11 Oct

Culture and politics of data visualisation: a one-day conference

Date – Tuesday, 11th October 2016 (12:00 am) 11th October 2016, University of Sheffield As data become more and more abundant, the main way that most people get access to them is through their visualisation. To date, much academic research…

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6 Oct

WRDTC Welcome Event 2016

Date – Thursday, 6th October 2016 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) All new PhD Social Sciences doctoral researchers from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York are warmly invited to attend the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Welcome Event, 6 October 2016, at the…

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13 Sep

University of Leeds School of Law Inaugural Postgraduate Research Conference

Date – Tuesday, 13th September 2016 (All Day) All PGRs are invited to the forthcoming University of Leeds School of Law Inaugural Postgraduate Research Conference, which will be held on Tuesday 13th September 2016. This year’s theme is ‘Law, Justice…

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8 Jul

7th Annual Regional Social Work PhD Summer Conference

Date – Friday, 8th July 2016 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) Following previous successful events we are now organising the seventh annual conference. Research students from any of the Yorkshire universities are invited to attend and/or present at this forthcoming…

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7 Jul

White Rose DTC Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology Pathway Annual Conference 2016

Date – Thursday, 7th July 2016 – Friday, 8th July 2016 (All Day) White Rose DTC Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology Pathway Annual Conference 2016, University of Leeds, 7-8 July 2016 Extended Call for Papers Leeds…

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7 Jul

Working with Whitehall: Understanding and Influencing Policy

Date – Thursday, 7th July 2016 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm) This is the second event in the Northern Exposure series, designed to help social scientists maximise the reach and accessibility of their research. Date: Thursday 7 July 2016 Time:…

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30 Jun

Building New Research Relationships: Doing Participatory and Collaborative Research

Date – Thursday, 30th June 2016 (All Day) One-day workshop Thursday 30 June 2016 The Sheffield Methods Institute We would like invite you to a one-day workshop ‘Building New Research Relationships: Doing Participatory and Collaborative Research’ to be held at the University of…

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30 Jun

Climate Change & Social Science Conference

Date – Thursday, 30th June 2016 – Friday, 1st July 2016 (All Day)

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27 Jun

Workshop on European Citizenship and Freedom of Movement

Date – Monday, 27th June 2016 – Tuesday, 28th June 2016 (All Day) Dates: 27-28 June 2016 Location: Seminar Room 216, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, Elmfield Building. Download the programme of the workshop here: Citizenship Workshop Programme Registration is free,…

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24 Jun

WISE21 Conference

Date – Friday, 24th June 2016 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) We are now accepting contributions for the WRDTC Interdisciplinary Summer Conference on Education in 21st Century to be held in King’s Manor, University of York on Friday, 24th June 2016….

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21 Jun

Big Data and Employee Wellbeing: An ESRC Seminar Series

Date – Tuesday, 21st June 2016 (All Day) Are you interested in the potential of Big Data?  Are you also interested in employee Health and Wellbeing? If so, then this seminar series might be for you. A multi-disciplinary team of…

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20 Jun

Connected Life 2016: Collective Action and the Internet

Date – Monday, 20th June 2016 – Tuesday, 21st June 2016 (All Day) CALL FOR PAPERS: The Connected Life 2016 team cordially invites you to submit proposals to participate in our conference at the Oxford Internet Institute (Oxford University), on…

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20 Jun

International Education: Classroom Interactions

Date – Monday, 20th June 2016 (All Day) Postgraduate conference 2016 International Education: Classroom Interactions Monday 20th June 2016. Berrick Saul building, University of York. Speakers: Dr Jan Hardman (University of York) Prof. Paul Seedhouse (Newcastle University) The IE:CI committee welcomes…

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20 Jun

Less Talk, More (Inter) Action with Guest Speaker Professor Alan Bryman

Date – Monday, 20th June 2016 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm) A free interactive workshop presented by the York Policy Review in association with the WRDTC Social Policy Pathway DATE: 20th June 2016  10am – 3pm VENUE: The University of York Research Centre…

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20 Jun

Picturing the Social: 2016 Conference

Date – Monday, 20th June 2016 (All Day) This will be of interest to doctoral researchers working on social media. The Visual Social Media Lab (which is directed by Farida Vis is hosting its second ‘Picturing the Social’ conference on…

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15 Jun

WRDTC Fifth Annual Conference 2016 – ‘Data and Methods: Innovations and Connections’

Date – Wednesday, 15th June 2016 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) Travel Update Sheffield Coaches Coaches from Sheffield will depart at 08.15 from the bottom of Durham Road (behind the Students Union) and drop off immediately outside the University of…

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14 Jun

WRDTC Workshop for Linguists

Date – Tuesday, 14th June 2016 – Wednesday, 15th June 2016 (All Day) Click on the images below for booking and more information:

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13 Jun

Britain and the EU: Is Britain really a European society?

Date – Monday, 13th June 2016 (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm) Leeds Social Sciences Institute Public Event Monday, 13 June, 5-8pm Business School Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre (G.02), University of Leeds “I’m going to Europe next week…”. The British debate…

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13 Jun

The Future of UK Employment Support

Date – Monday, 13th June 2016 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm) A Sheffield Solutions event from the Faculty of Social Sciences Date: Mon 13th June 2016 Time: 14:00 – 16:30 Venue: ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP Followed by…

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9 Jun

Call for Abstracts: 2nd POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON MIGRATION, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Date – Thursday, 9th June 2016 (All Day)  “Looking Beyond the Refugee Crisis” Date: Thursday, 09th June 2016 Venue: Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY Key Note Speaker: Professor Alexander Betts (University of Oxford, Director of the…

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9 Jun

Looking Beyond the Refugee Crisis

Date – Thursday, 9th June 2016 (All Day) ​REGISTRATION OPEN  2nd POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON MIGRATION, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD  “Looking Beyond the Refugee Crisis” Date: Thursday, 09th June 2016 Venue: Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY Key Note Speaker: Professor Alexander…

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9 Jun

2016 NCRM Courses and Events

Date – Thursday, 9th June 2016 – Friday, 25th November 2016 (All Day) Latest 2016 NCRM Courses and Events Topics include Ethics, Impact, Qualitative and Quantitative training courses. Online Research Ethics: Challenges and Opportunities, Dr Huw Davies, 9 -10 June 2016, University of…

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8 Jun

Re-Interpreting the Refugee Definition: Global Displacement in 2016

Date – Wednesday, 8th June 2016 (All Day) Date: Wednesday, 08 June 2016 Location: Moot Court, School of Law, University of Sheffield Download the programme of the workshop here: MRG-Refugee-Workshop_programme There are over 33 million refugees in the world today and…

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7 Jun

Research Students’ Education Conference

Date – Tuesday, 7th June 2016 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) The RSEC 2016 team would like to invite you all to our 10th Research Students’ Education Conference 2016 to be held at the University House, University of Leeds on…

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7 Jun

Postgraduate conference: TURNING RESEARCH INTO ACTION

Date – Tuesday, 7th June 2016 (12:00 am) Dear postgraduate student, We are pleased to invite contributions and registrations of interest to the 2016 Environment and Sustainability Pathway Postgraduate Conference, sponsored by the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre. This one…

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6 Jun

Exploring challenges and opportunities to achieving ‘Just Practices of Development’ in the context of the SDGs

Date – Monday, 6th June 2016 – Friday, 10th June 2016 (All Day) CGD Summer School 2016 in cooperation with EADI June 6th to 10th 2016, University of Leeds Exploring challenges and opportunities to achieving ‘Just Practices of Development’ in…

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2 Jun

CALL FOR PAPERS – LCSS PhD Methodology Conference

Date – Thursday, 2nd June 2016 (All Day) The 4th LCSS PhD Methodology Conference will be held on 2 June 2016. The conference will provide an opportunity for PhD and early-career researchers in social sciences and humanities to meet and share their…

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24 May

Digital Methods for Social Science Workshop

Date – Tuesday, 24th May 2016 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm) WRDTC Communication and Media Pathway  Digital Methods for Social Science Workshop Date: Tuesday 24 May 2016 Time: 9.30am – 5pm School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds Places…

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19 May

Sociological Studies PGR Conference: Breaking Boundaries

Date – Thursday, 19th May 2016 (All Day) We would like to welcome you to the annual PGR conference at the Department of Sociological Studies within The University of Sheffield. Our theme for this year is “Breaking Boundaries” and we…

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18 May

‘Analysis for Planning’ Conference

Date – Wednesday, 18th May 2016 – Thursday, 19th May 2016 (All Day) 18th and 19th May 2016, University of Leeds The Institute for Transport Studies and the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre would like to invite you to our…

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18 May

White Rose PhD Workshop: Getting Published in Social Work Journals 

Date – Wednesday, 18th May 2016 (10:00 am – 1:30 pm) May  18th, University of Sheffield, Elmfield Building, Rm 215   This session is aimed at those doing social science PhDs who are interested in publishing in journals with a significant…

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11 May

Resonances: A Postgraduate Conference on Qualitative Research – 11 May 2016, University of Leeds

Date – Wednesday, 11th May 2016 (All Day) Following a very successful inaugural conference in May 2015, the Resonances: PG Conference on Qualitative Research is back for its second year running, with help and funding from SDDU LEAP at Leeds. WR DTC PGRs…

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11 May

2016 Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC) Doctoral Conference

Date – Wednesday, 11th May 2016 (All Day) Leeds University Business School The Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC) warmly invites postgraduate researchers at all stages to the 2016 CERIC Doctoral Conference, to be held on Wednesday 11th…

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9 May

Fourth Research Student Conference (FRSC), Education Pathway, University Of Sheffield

Date – Monday, 9th May 2016 – Tuesday, 10th May 2016 (12:30 pm – 5:00 pm) Date: 9th – 10th May 2015 (Day 1: 12.30pm – 5pm, Day 2: 9.30am – 5pm) Venue: Octagon Centre Address: University of Sheffield, Octagon…

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26 Apr

Legal Documents and Ethnographic Readings

Date – Tuesday, 26th April 2016 (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm) 26th April 2016 3-5pm, University of Leeds, Liberty Building 1.09. The seminar will foreground a seemingly mundane part of our lives: documents. The activity of documenting, as well as…

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20 Apr

WRDTC Socio-Legal and Legal PGR Conference: “Issues in Modern Society”

Date – Wednesday, 20th April 2016 (9:30 am – 5:30 pm) WRDTC Socio-Legal and Legal PGR Conference: “Issues in Modern Society” University of Leeds, Liberty Building, 20 April 2016 Date and location 20th of April, 9:30 – 17:30 University of…

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19 Apr

Tourism Research Network PhD/ECR Symposium 2016

Date – Tuesday, 19th April 2016 (All Day) Tuesday, 19th April, 2016 Empowering the next generation of tourism scholars What: This Symposium is a gathering of PhD students and Early Career Researchers in tourism, leisure and hospitality which aims to…

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18 Apr

Researching International Development

Date – Monday, 18th April 2016 – Tuesday, 19th April 2016 (9:30 am – 4:15 pm) A two-day workshop, supported by the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC) International Development Pathway and the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID), aimed…

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22 Mar

Security Ethics: Theory, Trends and Developments

Date – Tuesday, 22nd March 2016 – Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 (All Day) REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – SEE BELOW Since 9/11, one of the overriding security concerns and drivers for legislative change has been the threat posed by ‘non-state’ political…

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22 Mar

Home Office International Crime and Policing Conference 2016

Date – Tuesday, 22nd March 2016 – Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 (All Day) The Home Office will be hosting the second International Crime and Policing Conference, at the King’s Fund on 22 and 23 March 2016. The main conference theme…

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18 Mar

5th WHITE ROSE DTC ECONOMICS PhD CONFERENCE – CALL FOR PAPERS

Date – Friday, 18th March 2016 (All Day) 18th MARCH 2016, University of York This is the call for papers for the fifth White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC) conference for economics PhD students. This will be held at the…

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17 Mar

‘My body, my property’: autonomy and relationality

Date – Thursday, 17th March 2016 (10:30 am – 6:00 pm) Location: G.33, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT This one-day workshop on embodiment, autonomy, and relationality is the annual meeting of the PECANS network, funded by…

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11 Mar

Socio-legal Studies Pathway Feminist Legal Research Event

Date – Friday, 11th March 2016 (12:30 pm – 1:30 pm) This White Rose DTC Socio-Legal Studies Pathway event offers  an opportunity for student readers to engage with two path-breaking projects within feminist legal research. Rosemary Hunter (QM, London) and…

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7 Mar

The Politics of Precarity in the 21st Century

Date – Monday, 7th March 2016 (All Day) Professor Mike Savage (LSE), ‘The Politics of Precarity in the 21st Century’ 7th March 2016, University of Leeds, Liberty Building 2.46 This event will be of particular interest to researchers working in…

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2 Mar

School of Law PGR seminars, University of Leeds

Date – Wednesday, 2nd March 2016 – Wednesday, 11th May 2016 (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm) Please see below for a list of talks by PGRs at the School of Law, University of Leeds, for Spring 2016. Attendance is free…

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12 Feb

British Library Doctoral Open Day – Social Sciences

Date – Friday, 12th February 2016 (All Day) Our Doctoral Open Days are a chance for PhD students who are new to the Library to discover the British Library’s unique research materials. From newspapers to maps, datasets to manuscripts, ships’…

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2 Feb

ESRC Centre on Micro-Social Change – workshop

Date – Tuesday, 2nd February 2016 (All Day) The ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) will host a one day workshop on Tuesday 2nd February at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex in…

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19 Jan

WRDTC Social History Networking Event

Date – Tuesday, 19th January 2016 (4:15 pm – 6:00 pm) This networking and information event for colleagues from Leeds, Sheffield and York will be an opportunity to meet the head of the ESRC’s White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, Professor…

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11 Jan

Writing For Publication: WRDTC Management Pathway Event

Date – Monday, 11th January 2016 (10:00 am – 5:30 pm) Date/Time 11/01/2016 at 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Location Sheffield University Management School, Lecture Theatre 2 Have you every worried about writing for publication? About setting out your research…

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14 Dec

Quantitative research for social work

Date – Monday, 14th December 2015 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm)

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1 Dec

Criminality, Security and Justice in Cyber Space.

Date – Tuesday, 1st December 2015 (4:30 pm – 6:00 pm) The event will take place at the University of Leeds, School of Law, Room 2.46, Liberty Building, Western Campus. All are welcome. No registration required. The ‘hacking’ of Talk…

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1 Dec

Criminality, Security and Justice in Cyber Space.

Date – Tuesday, 1st December 2015 (4:30 pm – 6:00 pm) University of Leeds, School of Law, Liberty Building, Western Campus, Room 2.46 The ‘hacking’ of Talk Talk’s online data systems has recently and once again made ‘cyber-crime’ and security…

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30 Nov

Conducting Fieldwork in Development Contexts: Expectations, Encounters and Entanglements

Date – Monday, 30th November 2015 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm) Call for Abstracts  4th Annual Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) Conference, University of Leeds Monday 30th November 2015 09:00 – 17:30 followed by drinks reception School of Earth and…

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30 Nov

Conducting Fieldwork in Development Contexts: Expectations, Encounters & Entanglements

Date – Monday, 30th November 2015 (All Day) 4th annual RiDNet conference Monday, 30 November 2015 from 09:00 to 17:30 (GMT) Leeds, United Kingdom http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/conducting-fieldwork-in-development-contexts-expectations-encounters-entanglements-tickets-18692913006

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24 Nov

Adequacy and Equity under Neoliberal Climate Governance: Assessing the Paris Moment

Date – Tuesday, 24th November 2015 (5:00 pm – 7:30 pm) Centre for Global Development (CGD) Annual Lecture with Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) and Sustainability Research Institute (SRI)  ‘Adequacy and Equity under Neoliberal Climate Governance: Assessing the…

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19 Nov

Humans and their Non-Humans

Date – Thursday, 19th November 2015 (6:30 pm – 9:00 pm) Human-pet relationships are a complex part of social life; pets can be ‘part of the family’ as much-loved companions, and can be seen to signify wealth or status (or…

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17 Nov

Enduring Ideas: The Problem of Prejudice

Date – Tuesday, 17th November 2015 (6:30 pm – 8:00 pm) In our third lecture Professor Dominic Abrams, University of Kent, discusses ‘the problem of prejudice’. Prejudice takes many forms within and between different social groups. Recently, Europe has seen…

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14 Nov

Transport Systems Catapult Hackathon

Date – Saturday, 14th November 2015 – Sunday, 15th November 2015 (All Day) The Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) are holding a hackathon called ‘IM Create 2015′ focused around Intelligent Mobility (IM). The event, to be held on 14th and 15th November,…

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13 Nov

From Animal Tales to Animal Tags

Date – Friday, 13th November 2015 (10:30 am – 4:00 pm) Come along to a day-long animal themed tagathon The aim is to use the British Library’s one million public domain images on Flickr to tag every image of domestic…

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11 Nov

Are Children Human? 

Date – Wednesday, 11th November 2015 (6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) 11 November 2015 | 18:00 – 19:30 | Lecture Moot Court, School of Law, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds  This major public lecture is part of the Hamlyn…

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9 Nov

Crick Centre Annual Lecture; Yasmin Alibhai Brown

Date – Monday, 9th November 2015 (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) MondayNovember 9th, 2015, 6.30pm, St Georges Lecture Theatre Booking essential, via the link below. You are warmly invited to attend the Crick Centre Annual Lecture; “A Journey Around Exotic…

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4 Nov

The state of the art of realist methodologies

Date – Wednesday, 4th November 2015 – Thursday, 5th November 2015 (All Day) The state of the art of realist methodologies: a two day conference And a pre-conference event for PhD students and Early Career Academics  Date: 4th – 5th…

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23 Oct

WRDTC Welcome Event 2015

Date – Friday, 23rd October 2015 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND BOOKING IS CLOSED. All new PhD Social Sciences doctoral researchers from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York are warmly invited to attend the White…

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16 Oct

Cooperation – Between Moral Obligation and Political Responsibility

Date – Friday, 16th October 2015 (All Day) CIAP 2015  Registration open Registration for the 2015 Conference for Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics (CIAP2015) on the 16th of October 2015 at the University of Leeds is now open. There are no registration fees…

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16 Oct

The post-LASPO landscape: Challenges for family law

Date – Friday, 16th October 2015 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm)  University of Leeds, Friday 16th October 2015, 9:30-17:00   An event organised by Law & Social Justice This workshop is free to attend but registration is required.   As…

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13 Oct

In an age of mobility and migration: what sort of city do we aspire to be?

Date – Tuesday, 13th October 2015 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm) Sheffield Speaks In an age of mobility and migration: what sort of city do we aspire to be? 17:00 – 19:00 Cutler’s Hall, Sheffield Sheffield Speaks is a series…

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12 Oct

Migrants in the City: New Dynamics of Migration in Urban Settings

Date – Monday, 12th October 2015 – Tuesday, 13th October 2015 (All Day) An interdisciplinary and international conference Culter’s Hall, Sheffield 12th &13th October 2015 Rapid urbanisation is radically changing the economic, financial, social, and ecological landscape of our planet. It…

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12 Oct

BBC/British Library Listening Project Workshop

Date – Monday, 12th October 2015 (10:30 am – 4:30 pm) Monday 12 October 2015 British Library Conference Centre Join the British Library and the BBC to reflect on the first three years of the Listening Project: an audio archive…

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9 Oct

American Studies Postgraduate Conference

Date – Friday, 9th October 2015 (All Day) Call for Papers  American Studies Postgraduate Conference University of Leeds 9 October 2015 Proposals are invited for the first American Studies Postgraduate Conference at the University of Leeds, to be held on…

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9 Oct

Cultures of Credit: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives on Financial Exclusion

Date – Friday, 9th October 2015 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, University of Sheffield. This is the launch event for the ‘Cultures of Credit’ White Rose Interdisciplinary Research Network. The network will consider contemporary…

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30 Sep

Autumn White Rose DTC Psychology Postgraduate Research Conference

Date – Wednesday, 30th September 2015 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) University of Leeds, 30th September 2015 We would like to invite you to the annual Autumn White Rose DTC Postgraduate Research conference taking place on Wednesday 30th September in the…

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29 Sep

Human Geography Seminar Series, Semester One

Date – Tuesday, 29th September 2015 – Tuesday, 8th December 2015 (All Day) Department of Geography, University of Sheffield All seminars take place in the Department of Geography Ron Johnston Research Room Start Time – 16:45 All Welcome 29/09/2015 – Prof….

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29 Sep

Poverty trends, Assets and Livelihood Change.  Understanding dynamics of contemporary capitalism in rural Africa

Date – Tuesday, 29th September 2015 (4:45 pm – 6:00 pm) Prof. Dan Brockington, University of Sheffield, SIID Dan has just been appointed the new Director of the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID). Previously, he was Professor of Conservation…

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18 Sep

Centre for Criminal Justice Studies PGR Conference

Date – Friday, 18th September 2015 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) University of Leeds, 18th September 2015, 10:00-16:30 On the 18th of September the CCJS will be holding their annual PGR conference. This conference provides postgraduate research students attached to…

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16 Sep

Social Justice and the Vulnerable Subject

Date – Wednesday, 16th September 2015 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm) University of Leeds, Moot Court, Liberty Building, 16th September 2015 The Centre for Law & Social Justice, University of Leeds, is pleased to announce that Martha Fineman, Robert W….

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16 Sep

LDA’15 Language Data Analytics Workshop

Date – Wednesday, 16th September 2015 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)     EC Stoner Building 8.60, University of Leeds  Presentations of software and methods for analytics of language data.  FREE, but please REGISTER ASAP so we can estimate numbers for…

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27 Jul

The importance of early years, childhood and adolescence: Evidence from longitudinal studies

Date – Monday, 27th July 2015 (All Day) CALL FOR PAPERS The importance of early years, childhood and adolescence: Evidence from longitudinal studies Monday 30 November 2015. British Library Conference Centre www.closer.ac.uk/event/conference2015 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: 27 July 2015 We are delighted to invite…

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21 Jul

Foundations of Impact: Non-academic audiences – affecting policy and practice

Date – Tuesday, 21st July 2015 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) Liberty Building Lecture Theatre (LG.06), Leeds University Business School Organised by the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC) Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology Pathway This…

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21 Jul

Understanding Society Scientific Conference 2015

Date – Tuesday, 21st July 2015 – Thursday, 23rd July 2015 (All Day) The second Understanding Society Scientific Conference will take place on the 21st-23rd July 2015. The aim of the Conference is to create an international forum for the…

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15 Jul

5th International CSCY Summer School for Postgraduate Students

Date – Wednesday, 15th July 2015 – Thursday, 16th July 2015 (All Day)

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9 Jul

Management School Research Seminar & Workshop

Date – Thursday, 9th July 2015 (All Day) On Thursday 9th July we welcome David Peetz and Georgina Murray of Griffith University to the Management School research seminar series to discuss The impact of working arrangements on the physical and…

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7 Jul

A dialogue on the roles of state and non-state actors in delivering and regulating restorative justice practices in contemporary Britain.

Date – Tuesday, 7th July 2015 (12:45 pm – 6:00 pm) Community of Restorative Researchers: Inaugural Conference  7 July 2015 Moot Court Room Liberty Building University of Leeds  Registration and lunch begin at 12:45, while the first talk begins at…

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7 Jul

Pressed for Time: The acceleration of life in digital capitalism

Date – Tuesday, 7th July 2015 (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm) Leeds Social Sciences Institute / The Bauman Institute  Professor Judy Wajcman: ‘Pressed for Time: The acceleration of life in digital capitalism’ Tuesday, 7 July at 4pm in Yorkshire Bank…

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2 Jul

STS Pathway: Workshop on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

Date – Thursday, 2nd July 2015 (11:00 am – 4:00 pm) Time: 11.00- 16.00 Date: July 2 2015 Venue: York Medical Society (see attached page for directions) 11.00 – 11.15 Introduction to the Workshop and the RRI theme (AW) 11.15…

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2 Jul

STS Pathway Annual Workshop: Responsible Research and Innovation

Date – Thursday, 2nd July 2015 (All Day) Venue: York Medical Society 11.00 – 11.15  Introduction to the Workshop and the RRI theme (AW) 11.15 – 12.15 First year 3x5x5 presentations with discussion between each: 3 students are limited to…

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1 Jul

Future Sociologies: Challenges to Practice, Policy and Politics

Date – Wednesday, 1st July 2015 (9:30 am – 5:30 pm) The School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds would be delighted if you could join us on the 1st July in Leeds at a conference…

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25 Jun

Quantitative Analysis of Crime Conference

Date – Thursday, 25th June 2015 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) As a member of our extended network from the research community we’d like to invite you attend our Quantitative Analysis of Crime Conference, 10am- 4pm on 25th June at…

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25 Jun

Creative Community Planning in an Era of Austerity CONFERENCE

Date – Thursday, 25th June 2015 (9:30 am – 4:45 pm) Andy Inch, Lee Crookes and Marion Oveson, in association with the Westfield Big Local Partnership and the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA), have the pleasure of inviting you…

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24 Jun

How the quality of analytics influences business value, satisfaction and firm performance

Date – Wednesday, 24th June 2015 (12:15 pm – 1:30 pm) You are invited to attend a seminar hosted by FCCRnet on 24th June 2015 Title: How the quality of analytics influences business value, satisfaction and firm performance. Speaker: Samuel…

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22 Jun

The Responsibility to Protect @ Ten

Date – Monday, 22nd June 2015 – Tuesday, 23rd June 2015 (All Day) Registration Now Open! The Responsibility to Protect @ Ten Monday June 22nd 2015 Tuesday June 23rd 2015 University of Westminster The Boardroom 309 Regent Street London W1B…

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19 Jun

Critical Race and Ethnicities Network Annual Conference

Date – Friday, 19th June 2015 (All Day) Friday 19th June 2015 ICOSS, The University of Sheffield  Keynotes by Ann Phoenix (Institute of Education) &  Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman (University College London) The White Rose Critical Race and Ethnicities Network (CREN) invite researchers…

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19 Jun

White Rose Critical Race and Ethnicities Annual Conference

Date – Friday, 19th June 2015 (9:30 am – 6:30 pm) Friday 19th June 2015 HRI & ICOSS, The University of Sheffield We are pleased to announce that the White Rose Critical Race and Ethnicities Network annual conference is now open…

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15 Jun

Environmentally sustainable lifestyles conference, BrEPS, University of Sheffield, UK.

Date – Monday, 15th June 2015 – Tuesday, 16th June 2015 (All Day) We would like to invite contributions to the second British Environmental Psychology Society conference. This will take place on 15-16th June 2015 at The University of Sheffield,…

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11 Jun

Reframing the Migration Debate

Date – Thursday, 11th June 2015 (All Day) White Rose Migration Research Postgraduate Network 1st POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOP ON MIGRATION “Reframing the Migration Debate” CALL FOR PAPERS ICoSS, University of Sheffield, 11th June 2015 Keynote Speaker: Professor Andrew Geddes (Politics Department, University…

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11 Jun

White Rose DTC Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology Pathway Annual Conference 2015

Date – Thursday, 11th June 2015 – Friday, 12th June 2015 (All Day) Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology, 11-12 June, Sheffield Theme: Sustainability Sustainability is a concept that captures our ability to keep something going, any…

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8 Jun

Visual Studies – Visual Methods: A Half-Day Workshop

Date – Monday, 8th June 2015 (12:00 am – 4:30 pm) Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield Organisers: Dr Lorna Warren (Department of Sociological Studies) Professor Susie Reid (School of Russian and Slavonic Studies) This White Rose workshop…

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28 May

Why linguistics is central to Alzheimer’s research

Date – Thursday, 28th May 2015 (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Thursday 28 May 2015, 4.00pm Speaker: Professor Alison Wray, Centre for Language & Communication Research, Cardiff University Public Research Seminar Hosted by the Centre for Research in Language Learning…

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28 May

AQM Student Network Workshop, York

Date – Thursday, 28th May 2015 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm) The Advanced Quantitative Methods Network (AQMN) is organising 3rd workshop for advanced statistics and EEG analysis. This event will take place at the University of York, Psychology Department on 28th May 2015. The AQMN is…

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22 May

Digital Humanitarians

Date – Friday, 22nd May 2015 (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm) We are pleased to invite you to a talk on ‘Digital Humanitarians’ by Patrick Meier. Patrick is an internationally recognized thought-leader on humanitarian technology and innovation. He will be…

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20 May

Past, Present and Future: Historical approaches to Research

Date – Wednesday, 20th May 2015 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) The L&SJ Seminar Series on Innovative Methodological and Theoretical Approaches Law & Social Justice, established at the University of Leeds School of Law to support scholars, activists, organisations and…

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19 May

White Rose Planning Pathway conference, ‘Planning for Impact’

Date – Tuesday, 19th May 2015 (All Day) The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Planning Pathway is delighted to announce the 1st Postgraduate Planning Pathway Conference ‘Planning for Impact’. This one day event will bring together Postgraduate Researchers to showcase…

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19 May

1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) introductory webinar

Date – Tuesday, 19th May 2015 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) Hosted by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), this session will introduce the study to both first-time and more experienced data users, focusing on the most recent data from the mixed…

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18 May

Essential statistical and research methods for natural scientists

Date – Monday, 18th May 2015 – Friday, 22nd May 2015 (8:30 am – 4:00 pm) This course will introduce participants to commonly used methods for designing sampling schemes, managing data and performing statistical analyses. The module is taught primarily…

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15 May

Operationalising Historical Institutionalism: How to Capture Institutional Continuity & Change

Date – Friday, 15th May 2015 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm) PhD Workshop organised by the Department of Social Policy & Social Work, Centre for Research in Comparative and Global Social Policy, The White Rose DTC @ York May 15th,  2015…

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13 May

Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC) Doctoral Conference

Date – Wednesday, 13th May 2015 (All Day) University of Leeds Business School 13 May 2015 The Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change 2015 Doctoral Conference will take place on Wednesday 13th May at the Leeds University Business School….

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8 May

Centre for the History of the City

Date – Friday, 8th May 2015 (All Day) Launch Event, 8 May, 2015 Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield This event will launch Sheffield’s new Centre for the History of City, which seeks to to bring together staff and students…

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6 May

Fourth Annual Spring Conference 2015: ‘Getting Published’

Date – Wednesday, 6th May 2015 (10:30 am – 4:00 pm) Venue –The Ron Cooke Hub, University of York THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND BOOKING IS CLOSED Sheffield Coaches Coaches from Sheffield will depart at 08.00 from the bottom…

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6 May

From Contested Concept to Lived Experience: Researching Vulnerability

Date – Wednesday, 6th May 2015 (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) The L&SJ Seminar Series on Innovative Methodological and Theoretical Approaches Law & Social Justice, established at the University of Leeds School of Law to support scholars, activists, organisations and…

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30 Apr

Research/ing in Asia: concepts, values and practice A one-day workshop

Date – Thursday, 30th April 2015 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) Venue: ARC Auditorium, University of York   Organisers: Wes Lin (Sociology) Stevi Jackson (Centre for Women’s Studies) Jan Hardman (Education) Neil Lunt (SPSW) This workshop is aimed at doctoral students…

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22 Apr

Grantham Centre seminar: Food Waste and Food Poverty

Date – Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures is hosting a free seminar and panel discussion on food waste and food poverty: Wednesday 22 April, 1pm Humanities Research Institute Conference room,…

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22 Apr

The potential and Limitations of Prison-based Therapeutic Communities

Date – Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 (5:15 pm – 7:15 pm) You are invited to our next Centre for Criminological Research Seminar on the 22nd April 2015. This is free and everyone is welcome. You do not need to register…

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22 Apr

Property and Social Justice: A Discussion on the Right to Buy

Date – Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm) Details: Wednesday, 22 April 2015 from 14:00 to 15:00,Room BA-EG03, School of Law, University of Sheffield, Bartolome House, Winter Street A rapid response event organised with a view to…

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7 Apr

Introduction to STATA

Date – Tuesday, 7th April 2015 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) A White Rose DTC Human Geography Pathway advanced training event STATA is a powerful and flexible quantitative data management, data manipulation and statistical analysis software package. This has made it a…

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27 Mar

4th White Rose Doctoral Training Centre Economics Conference

Date – Friday, 27th March 2015 (9:30 am – 5:15 pm) Leeds University Business School (SR 1.32 & SR 1.33) The conference is a collaboration amongst economists at the Universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield. It is funded by WRDTC…

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26 Mar

Parliamentary Impact and Engagement Course for Researchers

Date – Thursday, 26th March 2015 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures is offering a full one day course running between 10am and 4pm on Thursday 26th March and this will be repeated on Friday 27th…

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24 Mar

UK Data Service Events – Data Management basics

Date – Tuesday, 24th March 2015 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm) This webinar is intended for anyone who want to learn about data management. Data management is essential to make sure that well organised, well documented, high quality and shareable…

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20 Mar

Social research ethics: Institutional Review, Emerging Issues and Good Practice

Date – Friday, 20th March 2015 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Social Policy Pathway Event Friday 20th March 2015: 14.00-16.00 RcSS Training Room, University of York Further details/register attendance contact: sharon.harrison@york.ac.uk

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17 Mar

Getting Published & Getting Hired

Date – Tuesday, 17th March 2015 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) A White Rose DTC Human Geography Pathway advanced training event For many PhD research students the post-thesis aim is to move on to a successful academic career. This means that…

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17 Mar

UK Data Service Events – Getting started with re-using data

Date – Tuesday, 17th March 2015 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm) This webinar is intended for researchers aiming to re-use secondary data in their own research. Participants will learn about key issues in secondary analysis, including understanding the context and…

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16 Mar

Centre for Longitudinal Studies Cohort Studies Research Conference – 16-17 March 2015

Date – Monday, 16th March 2015 – Tuesday, 17th March 2015 (All Day) This conference aims to showcase research using cohort data, covering a broad range of themes relating to the life course. It will provide a forum for researchers…

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11 Mar

The L&SJ Seminar Series on Innovative Methodological and Theoretical Approaches

Date – Wednesday, 11th March 2015 – Wednesday, 18th March 2015 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Interdisciplinary Network for Law and Social Justice – Seminar Series Please find below details of a new Seminar Series being launched by Law & Social Justice, and…

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11 Mar

University of Leeds Centre for Criminal Justice Studies PGR Seminars

Date – Wednesday, 11th March 2015 – Wednesday, 13th May 2015 (All Day) The Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Leeds holds a series of events for doctoral researchers. PGRs at Sheffield and York are invited to…

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11 Mar

UK Data Service Events – Key data: Longitudinal data

Date – Wednesday, 11th March 2015 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm) This webinar is intended for anyone who wants to know more about the longitudinal datasets available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a…

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26 Feb

WRDTC Human Geography Pathway Food Studies seminar: Geographies of food and the ‘follow the thing’ approach

Date – Thursday, 26th February 2015 (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) White Rose DTC Human Geography Pathway Inaugural Food Studies Seminar Event Geographies of food and the ‘follow the thing’ approach   Dr Ian Cook University of Exeter Professor Peter…

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25 Feb

RIDNet Participatory Methods Workshop

Date – Wednesday, 25th February 2015 (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm) Leeds: Liberty Building SR (G.28). The workshop, led by Dr Caroline Dyer (POLIS), Dr Jen Dyer (SRI), and Beth Harrison (SRI), will explore numerous participatory methods that can be…

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23 Feb

British Library Doctoral Student Open Days

Date – Monday, 23rd February 2015 (All Day) The Social Sciences event will take place on 23 February 2015.  Students are welcome to attend any other Open Days if they feel it is relevant to their area of research. Students will learn…

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13 Feb

The White Rose Critical Race and Ethnicities Network

Date – Friday, 13th February 2015 (12:30 pm – 3:30 pm) www.cren.org.uk Critical Methodologies Symposium 12.30 -3.30pm Friday 13th Februar y 2015 ICOSS, Boardroom, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP CREN and The University of Sheffield Department of Geography present this half-day symposium…

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4 Feb

Future Cities Conference

Date – Wednesday, 4th February 2015 (10:00 am – 3:30 pm) Leeds Social Sciences Institute The event will be held in the Great Hall (University of Leeds) on Wednesday, 4 February 2015 . Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is inviting…

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21 Jan

Exploring Future City Technology, Economic Models and Leading Visionary Change: Implementing the Methodology of Creative Science Prototyping

Date – Wednesday, 21st January 2015 (10:30 am – 6:00 pm) FCCR/CSF Future City Innovation Workshop Public Engagement/Impact Event 7: Exploring Future City Technology, Economic Models and Leading Visionary Change: Implementing the Methodology of Creative Science Prototyping Date and Time:…

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21 Jan

Radicalization and Political Violence

Date – Wednesday, 21st January 2015 (4:00 pm – 6:15 pm) Security and Justice Research Group Wednesday, 21 January 2015 from 16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) Seminar Room, Beech Grove House, University of Leeds.   As recent events so powerfully illustrate…

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14 Jan

Is Multiculturalism worth Re-shaping?

Date – Wednesday, 14th January 2015 (2:30 pm – 5:00 pm)  Is Multiculturalism worth Re-shaping? A public discussion with: Dr Kehinde Andrews (Birmingham City University) and Dr Nisha Kapoor (University of York).  Hosted by the ESRC White Rose network  “Re-shaping Multiculturalism…

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13 Jan

Co-Production in Practice Event

Date – Tuesday, 13th January 2015 (12:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Date: 13th January 2015 Time: 12-4pm (Lunch provided) Venue: The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW  How does co-production work? What are the processes and practices of ‘research without a…

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16 Dec

WRDTC Human Geography Pathway: Film Club event Tues 16th Dec 6pm, Sheffield

Date – Tuesday, 16th December 2014 (6:30 pm – 8:00 pm) REMINDER: WRDTC Human Geography Film Club – Tuesday 16th December at 6pm The Department of Geography Film Club presents… THREADS Written by Barry Hines Directed by Mick Jackson “In…

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11 Dec

New Problems, Old Solutions? Historical Trends and Current Directions in Public Policy on Psychoactive Substances

Date – Thursday, 11th December 2014 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm) This one-day conference will examine historical trends and current directions of travel in regards to the policies used to govern various psychoactive substances in Britain. It will consider government…

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8 Dec

Development Fieldwork: from methods to practice

Date – Monday, 8th December 2014 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) This session will look at the experience of doing fieldwork on development topics/in the Global South, and will take as its central theme the contrasts between the neat, formal…

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5 Dec

Publishing and Peer Reviewing

Date – Friday, 5th December 2014 (12:45 pm – 4:00 pm) The Social Policy Pathway are pleased to announce a half day seminar: on Friday 5th December , Research Centre for the Social Sciences’ Training Room (YH/001b), University of York. 12.45-4.00. The…

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4 Dec

ESRC Seminar Series, ‘Responsibility to Protect and Prosecute. The political sustainability of liberal norms in an age of shifting power balances’

Date – Thursday, 4th December 2014 (9:45 am – 4:15 pm) Seminar no.4 “China and The Responsibility to Protect” Thursday December 4th 2014 University of Leeds The Nathan Bodington Chamber, The Parkinson Building Speakers Sarah Teitt, University of Queensland Justin…

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3 Dec

Law and Social Justice Group: Action Research Workshop

Date – Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 (12:30 pm – 2:00 pm) Law & Social Justice at the School of Law, University of Leeds and the White Rose DTC Law & Social Justice Network would like to invite you to the…

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1 Dec

Research Impact Masterclass

Date – Monday, 1st December 2014 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) This training seminar is a collaboration between the Security, Conflict & Justice and Socio-Legal Pathways. It is open to students from each pathway across all three institutions. The seminar…

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25 Nov

Public Lecture and Masterclass: The Postracial is the Most Racial

Date – Tuesday, 25th November 2014 (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Public Lecture and Masterclass by Professor David Theo Goldberg 25th November 2014, 4pm-6pm Bowland Auditorium, University of York Title: “The Postracial is the Most Racial” Societies historically articulated through…

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12 Nov

‘Inequality in Education – Innovation in Methods’ ESRC Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference and Interactive Workshop

Date – Wednesday, 12th November 2014 (All Day) Call for Papers   ‘Inequality in Education – Innovation in Methods‘ ESRC Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference and Interactive Workshop   Keynotes: Prof. Melanie Nind (University of Southampton) & Dr Nicola Ingram, (University of Bath) Wednesday…

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12 Nov

Third University of Leeds Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) Conference

Date – Wednesday, 12th November 2014 (All Day) The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Does Research Make a Difference in Development? Bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice’ and we are very excited to open up the Calls for Abstracts to…

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7 Nov

Religion and Sexual Diversity

Date – Friday, 7th November 2014 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm) The theme of Seminar Four is: Religion and Sexual Diversity Friday 7th November 2014 9.30-5.00 University of Leeds This seminar addresses the rights of faith groups, models of citizenship…

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6 Nov

The University of Sheffield does ‘Question Time’- Panel Debate

Date – Thursday, 6th November 2014 (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) The University of Sheffield does ‘Question Time’: What responsibility does the UK have to the rest of the world? When: 6th November, Doors open 6.30pm Where: The Mirror Room,…

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24 Oct

Eat, Sleep, Tweet, Repeat: using social media for self development & research communication

Date – Friday, 24th October 2014 (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm) 24th October 2014 1-2pm, ICOSS Conference Room, University of Sheffield  Joint event with the Digital Society Network David Girling is a lecturer and Director of Research Communication in the School of…

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9 Oct

WRDTC Induction Event 2014

Date – Thursday, 9th October 2014 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) Sheffield Coaches Coaches from Sheffield will depart at 08.30 from Durham Road (behind the Students Union) and drop off immediately outside Leeds Town Hall. Pick up from Leeds Town…

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2 Oct

Postgraduate Research Conference, Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds

Date – Thursday, 2nd October 2014 (9:30 am – 4:15 pm) All ESRC White Rose DTC students are cordially invited to attend the annual Postgraduate Research conference, hosted by the Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds. Several students from the Universities…

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25 Sep

9th Annual South East European Doctoral Student Conference

Date – Thursday, 25th September 2014 – Friday, 26th September 2014 (All Day) CALL FOR PAPERS Thursday 25th & Friday 26th September 2014 Extended Deadline for short or full paper submission: Monday 12th May 2014 Thessaloniki – Greece http://www.seerc.org/dsc2014/ Building on the success of the eight previous…

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15 Sep

Influencing pro-environmental behaviour: Ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour of individuals and communities

Date – Monday, 15th September 2014 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) CALL FOR PAPERS First Conference of the British Environmental Psychology Society  Influencing pro-environmental behaviour: Ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour of individuals and communities  Monday 15th September 2014, Sheffield 10am-5pm The British Environmental Psychology Society (BrEPS)…

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12 Sep

Call for papers for the PARLAY Conference.

Date – Friday, 12th September 2014 (All Day) This is the interdisciplinary conference of Department of Linguistics, Department of Education, and Department of Psychology. All language related researchers are welcome. Contact us at parlayconference2014@gmail.com  http://parlayconference.blogspot.com/ PARLAY Conference: Postgraduate and Academic Researchers in Linguistics At…

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12 Sep

Making an Impact; Co-production, Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Research Workshop

Date – Friday, 12th September 2014 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) Making an Impact; Co-production, Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Research Workshop Sheffield University Management School 12th September 2014 10.00 a.m. – 16.00 p.m. This free event is for Early Career Staff…

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20 Aug

WRDTC Psychology Summer Conference

Date – Wednesday, 20th August 2014 (All Day) Date: 20th August 2014 Venue: Jessop West Exhibition Space, University of Sheffield Following the success of last year’s conference that presented ‘things you didn’t know you needed to know’, we are delighted…

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1 Aug

Rising Powers and the Responsibility to Protect: Brazil, Liberal Norms, and the Responsibility while Protecting Concept

Date – Friday, 1st August 2014 (All Day) An ESRC funded Workshop on “Rising Powers and the Responsibility to Protect: Brazil, Liberal Norms, and the Responsibility while Protecting Concept” Hosted by School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester Friday, 1…

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24 Jul

ESRC AQM National Student Conference 2014

Date – Thursday, 24th July 2014 – Friday, 25th July 2014 (All Day) Find out more information:  Joining Instructions (Word, 82KB) | University Accommodation Map (PDF, 703KB) | The Edge Parking Permit AQM Conference (PDF, 16KB) | Expense Claim Form (PDF, 138KB) | ESRC…

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22 Jul

iFutures 2014 “Research into Practice”, postgraduate / doctoral conference hosted by the information school, The University of Sheffield.

Date – Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 (All Day) Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, we are pleased to announce the return of iFutures, a one-day conference run by and for doctoral students in the Information Science community. The theme…

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21 Jul

Development, Participation and the ever-present Tyrannies? Workshop and Network launch

Date – Monday, 21st July 2014 (12:30 pm – 4:30 pm) To inaugurate the new International Development Studies Network at the Research Centre for the Social Sciences (ReCSS), there will be a workshop on Monday July 21 from 12.30pm to…

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14 Jul

White Rose Doctoral Conference : Management & Business, Accounting & Finance, and Work Psychology Training Pathway

Date – Monday, 14th July 2014 – Tuesday, 15th July 2014 (All Day) The York Management School, University of York, is hosting the White Rose Doctoral Conference this year, on 14-15 July.  We herewith invite abstract submissions, for consideration by the…

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8 Jul

6th ESRC Research Methods Festival

Date – Tuesday, 8th July 2014 – Thursday, 10th July 2014 (All Day) Event: 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival Dates and venue: Tue 8 – Thu 10 July 2014, St Catherine’s College, Oxford Info and booking: http://www.ncrm.ac.uk/RMF2014/home.php   This is the biggest social…

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6 Jul

10th Annual Energy Summer School

Date – Sunday, 6th July 2014 – Friday, 11th July 2014 (All Day)

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27 Jun

Social Change In East Asian and Developing Countries: Gender and Family Separation

Date – Friday, 27th June 2014 (All Day) SECOND CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS FROM EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS AND PHD STUDENTS Social Change In East Asian and Developing Countries: Gender and Family Separation                    …

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24 Jun

Multimodality in language research

Date – Tuesday, 24th June 2014 – Thursday, 26th June 2014 (All Day) University of Leeds 24th – 26th June 2014 Language@Leeds in conjunction with the British Academy is holding a three-day FREE event at the University of Leeds. The…

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24 Jun

University of Sheffield Engineering Symposium

Date – Tuesday, 24th June 2014 (All Day) Calls for Registration -Dual Submissions – Poster and Manuscript – 24th of June, 2014 University of Sheffield Engineering Symposium We are now open for registration and submissions for the event to be…

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24 Jun

POLIS Postgraduate Research Conference

Date – Tuesday, 24th June 2014 (9:45 am – 4:00 pm) University of Leeds – Seminar Room, Beech Grove House We are delighted to announce the *call for registration* for this year’s POLIS Postgraduate Research conference. It will be taking…

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20 Jun

Languages and the First World War

Date – Friday, 20th June 2014 (All Day) Forthcoming Conference at the British Library: Languages and the First World War This conference is organised by the University of Antwerp and the British Library as part of the First World Centenary….

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20 Jun

Leeds-ICS and WR-DTC Comm & Media Studies Pathway Methods Workshop

Date – Friday, 20th June 2014 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm) June 20, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Location: Clothworkers North, Seminar Room 1.17, University of Leeds Doctoral students from Leeds, Sheffield, and York universities may submit a request…

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19 Jun

Transformative Justice Workshop

Date – Thursday, 19th June 2014 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) The Centre for Applied Human Rights, in collaboration with the Transfromative Justice Network (a White Rose and WUN network), will be holding a one day workshop on transformative justice on 19th June 2014 from 10h00 to…

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17 Jun

WRDTC Advanced Research Methods and Skills Seminar Series 2013-14: Co-producing with Community Partners – Challenges and Possibilities

Date – Tuesday, 17th June 2014 (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm) Tuesday, 17 June 2.00 – 3.30 pm University of Sheffield School of Education Room 388 Glossop Road Room 6.04 Kate Pahl (University of Sheffield, Department of Education) and Fay…

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14 Jun

The Scottish Referendum: The End of Britain?

Date – Saturday, 14th June 2014 (11:00 am – 3:30 pm) Centenary Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds Please see the link for details (including free registration) of a forthcoming event on the Scottish referendum which is being co-organised at…

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13 Jun

Communicating Your Research

Date – Friday, 13th June 2014 (12:30 pm – 4:30 pm) The Social Policy Pathway are pleased to announce a half day seminar: Communicating Your Research on Friday 13th June, Research Centre for the Social Sciences’ Training Room (YH/001b), University of York.  12.30-4.30.  The event will…

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12 Jun

PILAS Annual Conference 2014 – Where is Latin America heading? Novel Perspectives on the Region

Date – Thursday, 12th June 2014 – Friday, 13th June 2014 (12:00 am) University of Sheffield, 12th and 13th of June 2014 Students are invited to submit abstracts on ANY ASPECT of their research and ANY DISCIPLINE within the field…

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11 Jun

Researching European knowledge policy cooperation: a perspective from political science

Date – Wednesday, 11th June 2014 (11:00 am – 4:00 pm) CELLS is hosting the PhD researcher seminar Researching European knowledge policy cooperation: a perspective from political science on 11th June 2014 in the Liberty Building (room LG.06) at 11am….

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11 Jun

Researching European knowledge policy cooperation: a perspective from political science

Date – Wednesday, 11th June 2014 (11:00 am – 1:30 pm) Seminar series aimed at PhD Researchers in European Legal Studies Thanks to funding by the European Commission, the Centre can offer some additional activities for PhD researchers in European…

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11 Jun

A global market for higher education or a global research area– what does the EU contribute?

Date – Wednesday, 11th June 2014 (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)  11 June 2014 | 16:00 | LG. 06, The Liberty Building We are pleased to announce the academic seminar ‘A global market for higher education or a global research…

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10 Jun

Imagining ‘What if…’ – Dealing with speculation and hypotheticals in survey research

Date – Tuesday, 10th June 2014 (All Day) The ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) is funding a one-day training event entitled ‘Imagining ‘What if…’ – Dealing with speculation and hypotheticals in survey research’ presented by Dr Jan Eichhorn, University…

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9 Jun

EU Law Summer School

Date – Monday, 9th June 2014 – Thursday, 11th September 2014 (All Day)

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9 Jun

Gender and the Boardroom

Date – Monday, 9th June 2014 (All Day) *From the directors boards of the top 100 FTSE companies 17.3% are women and 82.7% are men.* ** “Why is this when women make up over half of the UK population, account for nearly…

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9 Jun

What you need to know about Impact, Engagement and the Realities of Research

Date – Monday, 9th June 2014 (9:30 am – 4:15 pm) Employability in the changing HE Landscape: What you need to know about Impact, Engagement and the Realities of Research Monday 9th June 2014 – 9.30am – 4.15pm G.02, Maurice…

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4 Jun

Prototyping Cities: Building Community Futures

Date – Wednesday, 4th June 2014 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) A Future Cities and Community Resilience (FCCR) Network Sandpit Event 4th June 2014 University of Leeds The FCCR Network, a White Rose DTC Interdisciplinary Network, would like to invite…

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2 Jun

Second Research Student Conference (SRSC), Education Pathway, University of Sheffield

Date – Monday, 2nd June 2014 – Tuesday, 3rd June 2014 (All Day) Date: 2-3 June 2014 Venue: Humanities Research Institute (HRI), University of Sheffield The School of Education at the University of Sheffield will hold its second student conference…

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30 May

Research Students’ Education Conference: MY RESEARCH JOURNEY – Call for Abstracts

Date – Friday, 30th May 2014 (All Day) Research Students’ Education Conference (RSEC) MY RESEARCH JOURNEY 30 May 2014 School of Education, University of Leeds Call for Abstracts The School of Education at the University of Leeds is pleased to…

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30 May

Tom Shakespeare on Enabling Equality: from disabling barriers to equal participation

Date – Friday, 30th May 2014 (6:30 pm – 8:00 pm) Fourth Annual British Sociological Association/British Library Equality Lecture: Tom Shakespeare on Enabling Equality: from disabling barriers to equal participation When: Fri 30 May 2014, 18.30-20.00 Where: Conference Centre, British Library…

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28 May

WRDTC Advanced Research Methods and Skills Seminar Series 2013-14 – Online research in Education : Ethical Concerns

Date – Wednesday, 28th May 2014 (2:00 pm – 3:30 pm) Wednesday 28 May 2014 2.00 – 3.30 pm University of Sheffield School of Education 388 Glossop Road Room 8.07 Julia Davies (University of Sheffield Department of Education) Online Research…

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23 May

A Cultural History of the World Cup

Date – Friday, 23rd May 2014 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) When: Fri 23 May 2014, 09.00-17.00 Where: Conference Centre, British Library Price: £30 / £15 (prices include lunch and refreshments) Book now for 23 May 2014 An international conference…

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21 May

AQUALM: Grounded Theory

Date – Wednesday, 21st May 2014 – Thursday, 22nd May 2014 (12:00 am) Tutor: Karen Locke (College of William & Mary, Virginia USA) Venue: Leeds Grounded theory is a general research approach designed to support the inductive development of theory…

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21 May

Heath and Wellbeing – A PhD Workshop with Arthur W. Frank

Date – Wednesday, 21st May 2014 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) School of Healthcare, University of Leeds Baines Wing (2.37) 21 May 2014 (10.00-12.00) Light refreshments provided Arthur W.  Frank has a global reputation for shaping the field of narrative inquiry…

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21 May

Are we becoming a more divided society?

Date – Wednesday, 21st May 2014 (6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Sheffield is holding an International Conference ‘The Future of Social Relations: Rethinking Prejudice and Togetherness in Times of Crisis’ Cutlers’…

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20 May

Third Annual WRDTC Spring Conference 2014: Impact through Engagement

Date – Tuesday, 20th May 2014 (10:00 am – 4:45 pm) The Edge, Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield The White Rose DTC have put together an engaging and lively programme of sessions related to the impact of your social science…

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15 May

WR DTC Student Seminars – Hosted by LSSI: Thursday, 15th May 2014

Date – Thursday, 15th May 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm) This series of student-led seminars series is hosted by the Leeds Social Science Institute, and is open to students across the White Rose DTC. The series has been designed to…

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14 May

From Global Challenges to Local Solutions: Using AIRE to Connect Disciplines, the City, and the University

Date – Wednesday, 14th May 2014 (5:30 pm – 8:00 pm) An Inaugural Lecture with Professor Gary Dymski and Professor Jon Lovett. Hosted by Professor David Hogg, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation  May 14 2014, 17:30 to 20:00, Leeds University…

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14 May

Sustainability & International Development: Framings & Challenges

Date – Wednesday, 14th May 2014 (4:00 pm – 5:15 pm) Speakers: Professor Andy Dougill, Professor of Environmental Sustainability Jami Dixon & Rachel Berman, Postgraduate Researchers Kathryn Green, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Sheffield Martin Dallimer, Lecturer in Environmental Change  Time: …

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13 May

Media and Governance in Latin America

Date – Tuesday, 13th May 2014 – Wednesday, 14th May 2014 (All Day) http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/journalism/events/latin-america-2013/programme Make a Booking This event is fully booked.

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12 May

Development policy beyond aid

Date – Monday, 12th May 2014 (3:00 pm – 4:30 pm) Development policy is about more than aid. Aid is important, but trade, migration, investment, environmental, security, and technology policies influence development too. Each year, the Center for Global Development…

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7 May

Exploring Social Science Research Questions and Methodological Challenges in the 21st Century

Date – Wednesday, 7th May 2014 – Wednesday, 26th November 2014 (12:00 am)

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7 May

ANNUAL LECTURE: Centre for Health and Well-being in Public Policy

Date – Wednesday, 7th May 2014 (4:30 pm – 5:30 pm) The Centre for Well-being and Health in Public Policy would like to invite you to the Annual Lecture on 7th May 2014 between 4.30 and 5.30pm in the Jessop…

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6 May

Exploring Institutionalism within Criminological Research and Theorising British Society of Criminology Yorkshire and Humberside Branch

Date – Tuesday, 6th May 2014 (9:00 am – 2:00 pm) One-Day Seminar on:  Exploring Institutionalism within Criminological Research and Theorising British Society of Criminology Yorkshire and Humberside Branch   Tuesday 6th May 2014 Leeds University School of Law, The Liberty Building, University…

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6 May

WRDTC Advanced Research Methods and Skills Seminar Series 2013-14: An Introduction to Meta-Analysis

Date – Tuesday, 6th May 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Tuesday 6 May 2014 2.00 – 4.00 pm University of York, Research Centre for the Social Sciences Rob Klassen (University of York) University of Sheffield webinar participation: School of…

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2 May

Monitoring UK aid: the role of the UK parliament International Development Select Committee and the Independent Commission for Aid Impact

Date – Friday, 2nd May 2014 (3:00 pm – 4:30 pm) Do you have questions about the UK’s approach to development assistance? Do you know how MPs oversee the UK government’s work on aid? Perhaps you have thoughts on the…

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1 May

Reflections on Researching with Children across Majority and Minority World Contexts

Date – Thursday, 1st May 2014 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) CSCY Postgraduate Seminar Day Reflections on Researching with Children across Majority and Minority World Contexts Professor Samantha Punch School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, Scotland. Email: s.v.punch@stir.ac.uk…

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1 May

Reflections on Researching with Children across Majority and Minority World Contexts

Date – Thursday, 1st May 2014 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)

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1 May

Welfare and Austerity – PhD Workshop

Date – Thursday, 1st May 2014 (All Day) Welfare and Austerity – PhD Workshop University of York May 1, 2014 This event is organised by the Department of Social Policy & Social Work and the Department of Politics, The White…

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30 Apr

WR DTC Student Seminars – Hosted by LSSI: Wednesday, 30th April 2014

Date – Wednesday, 30th April 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm) This series of student-led seminars series is hosted by the Leeds Social Science Institute, and is open to students across the White Rose DTC. The series has been designed to…

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28 Apr

Research into Ageing Across Yorkshire: Highlighting Our Strengths

Date – Monday, 28th April 2014 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) Venue: Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6ET This event (draft programme below) is being hosted by the Yorkshire Comprehensive Research Network – Ageing Priority…

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28 Apr

Portraying Ageing: Cultural Assumptions and Practical Implications

Date – Monday, 28th April 2014 (9:30 am – 4:45 pm) When: Mon 28 Apr 2014, 9.30-16.45 Where: Conference Centre, British Library Price: £15 / £10 concessions (prices include lunch and refreshments) Book now for 28 Apr 2014 Age and…

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25 Apr

ESRC and Scottish DTC Final Year Conference (for ESRC-funded students)

Date – Friday, 25th April 2014 (All Day) As you approach the end of your doctorate, it’s time to reflect on your journey and to consider where your career may lead you next. The staff of the Scottish Graduate School of…

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22 Apr

Bowyer-Crane, Designing reading and language intervention using RCT, 22 April, York

Date – Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Claudine Bowyer-Crane (York) will talk about ‘Designing reading and language intervention using RCT’ on 22 April at 2-4pm in the Training Suite of the Research Centre for the Social…

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16 Apr

WR DTC Student Seminars – Hosted by LSSI: Wednesday, 16th April 2014

Date – Wednesday, 16th April 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm) This series of student-led seminars series is hosted by the Leeds Social Science Institute, and is open to students across the White Rose DTC. The series has been designed to…

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15 Apr

SUBJECTIVITY, DIFFERENCE AND METHOD

Date – Tuesday, 15th April 2014 – Thursday, 17th April 2014 (All Day) Keynote Speakers Emily Martin, Professor of Anthropology, New York University, USA Dennis K Mumby, Professor of Organizational Communication, University of North Carolina, USA The conference will consist of two streams. Stream 1…

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3 Apr

Beyond the New Social Studies of Childhood: Conceptualising Hybridity?

Date – Thursday, 3rd April 2014 (All Day) The Childhood and Inclusive Education Research Group are pleased to announce a one day conference: Beyond the New Social Studies of Childhood: Conceptualising Hybridity? On Thursday 3rd April, Hillary Place, School of…

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3 Apr

WR DTC Student Seminars – Hosted by LSSI, Thursday, 3rd April 2014

Date – Thursday, 3rd April 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm) This series of student-led seminars series is hosted by the Leeds Social Science Institute, and is open to students across the White Rose DTC. The series has been designed to…

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2 Apr

PENCIL: Postgraduate Engagement Network for Creativity in Learning

Date – Wednesday, 2nd April 2014 (All Day) We are looking for enthusiastic postgraduates (MA and PhD) to participate in PENCIL, a unique project involving collaboration between the University of York, the Brigshaw Trust and CapeUK. If you: want to…

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25 Mar

SIID 5th Annual Postgraduate Conference: 2nd Call for Papers

Date – Tuesday, 25th March 2014 (12:00 am) “Multidisciplinary Insights into International Development: Reconciling the Divided Priorities of One Global Nation” 25th March 2014, University of Sheffield Keynote Speaker: Duncan Green, Oxfam GB The Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) would…

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25 Mar

SIID Postgraduate Conference 2014: Registration Now Open

Date – Tuesday, 25th March 2014 (All Day) The SIID Postgraduate conference brings together graduate researchers studying aspects of international development from across the UK and beyond to showcase their work in Sheffield. The conference is a postgrad-centred and postgrad-led…

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25 Mar

CWiPP secondary data workshop on the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) and its successor, Understanding Society (US) jointly hosted with InstEAD

Date – Tuesday, 25th March 2014 (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) Tuesday, 25 March 1200-1300, ICOSS Board Room by Tess Peasgood, ScAHRR; and Karl Taylor, Economics To register, please contact Jayne Parkin <j.e.parkin@sheffield.ac.uk> The British Household Panel Survey began in…

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24 Mar

Ethics & Development Research

Date – Monday, 24th March 2014 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Conference Room, ICOSS, University of Sheffield. Session Coordinators:  Glyn Williams (SIID) Jenny Lunn (Royal Geographical Society) Introduction This workshop will consider the different ethical questions raised by conducting research…

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21 Mar

Interdisciplinay Workshop on Immigration, University of Leeds

Date – Friday, 21st March 2014 (All Day) PGR students are invited to take part in a Post-graduate Research Workshop taking place at the Leeds Humanities Research Institute at 9am Friday the 21st of March. The workshop is taking place as part of the Immigration//Représentation…

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19 Mar

SECOND R USER DAY AT YORK (RUDY II)

Date – Wednesday, 19th March 2014 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) 19th March 2014, University of York The statistical software and programming environment “R” is becoming increasingly popular, also beyond specialist programmers. Although it is a free piece of software with a…

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19 Mar

WR DTC Student Seminars – Hosted by LSSI: Wednesday, 19th March 2014

Date – Wednesday, 19th March 2014 (All Day) This series of student-led seminars series is hosted by the Leeds Social Science Institute, and is open to students across the White Rose DTC. The series has been designed to give research…

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14 Mar

ESRC Seminar: Gender and Social Change in Developing Regions: Managing Obligations to Children in Divorced and Separated Families

Date – Friday, 14th March 2014 (All Day) CALL FOR PAPERS FROM PHD STUDENTS ESRC Seminar: Gender and Social Change in Developing Regions: Managing Obligations to Children in Divorced and Separated Families Deadline for abstracts 14th of March 2014 This…

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13 Mar

York Economic Theory Workshop

Date – Thursday, 13th March 2014 (12:00 pm – 5:00 pm) Economics and Related Studies York Economic Theory Workshop Thursday 13th March 12:20 – 17:00 (lunch provided from 12:20) HERC (Health Economics Resource Centre) To book a place email zaifu.yang@york.ac.uk Speakers…

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13 Mar

Getting Published in Social Science Journals

Date – Thursday, 13th March 2014 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm) Sociological Research Online presents: ‘Getting Published in Social Science Journals’ Half Day course University of Surrey 13 March 2014 Presented by Paul Hodkinson and Rachel Brooks (co-editors of Sociological…

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12 Mar

Academic Seminar Series 2013-14 – second semester, Leeds

Date – Wednesday, 12th March 2014 – Wednesday, 11th June 2014 (12:00 am) Centre for European Law & Legal Studies SCHOOL OF LAW, University of Leeds. CELLS is proud to announce the continuation of its academic seminar series. Some of…

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12 Mar

Socio-Legal Studies: PhD Researcher Training Series, University of Leeds

Date – Wednesday, 12th March 2014 (10:30 am – 1:00 pm) Dates – Wednesday 12th March 2014 Thanks to funding by the European Commission, the Centre can offer some additional activities for PhD researchers in European legal studies. The overall…

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12 Mar

Global and Regional (economic) integration regimes – consequences for (national) social policies

Date – Wednesday, 12th March 2014 (3:00 pm – 6:00 pm) CELLS is proud to announce its seminar Global and Regional (economic) integration regimes – consequences for (national) social policies 12th March 2014, 3pm, the Liberty Building, room G.28 Speakers:…

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12 Mar

Tales from an ESRC Internship

Date – Wednesday, 12th March 2014 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)   Course leader & contact details Sarah Brooks: 0114 222 3218 or s.brooks@sheffield.ac.uk Date of session Wednesday 12th March 2014 Time 3pm Venue Sheffield University Management School Meeting Room…

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12 Mar

Global and Regional (Economic) Integration Regimes – Consequences for (National) Social Policies

Date – Wednesday, 12th March 2014 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm) 12th March 2014, 3pm, the Liberty Building, room G.28 Speakers: Dr. Stephen Kingah (United Nations University, Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies, Belgium) Impact of regional strategies to mitigate…

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10 Mar

Cold War Geographies: an Interdisciplinary Symposium

Date – Monday, 10th March 2014 (1:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Venue: Ron Johnston Research Room, Dept of Geography, University of Sheffield, UK This symposium will explore geographies of the Cold War, focussing upon a series of landscapes and spaces, through…

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6 Mar

UK Data Service Workshops on how to find and use secondary data for your research

Date – Thursday, 6th March 2014 – Friday, 7th March 2014 (All Day) There is a sea of existing data available to social science researchers. Are you taking full advantage? The UK Data Service is offering two day-long workshops for…

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5 Mar

Deaf travellers in Imperial Worlds: Disability and Colonialism in the Nineteenth Century

Date – Wednesday, 5th March 2014 (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm) Venue: Firth Court, University of Sheffield (6PM) Presented by Dr. Esme R. Cleall, Lecturer in the History of the British Empire, University of Sheffield.

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4 Mar

WRDTC Student Seminar Series – hosted by LSSI – 1st Session

Date – Tuesday, 4th March 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:30 pm) The first session of the WRDTC Student Seminar Series hosted by the LSSI at the University of Leeds, will take place on the 4th of March, 2014, from 14:00…

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26 Feb

Joint Meeting: Health and Well-being Pathway & Advanced Quantitative Methods

Date – Wednesday, 26th February 2014 (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm) Venue: Beechgrove House, University of Leeds, 26th February 2014 In February the Advanced Quantitative Methods Development Group will join with the Health and Well-Being pathway for a shared meeting…

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26 Feb

Sustainability Research Institute / CCCEP Seminar: ‘Low Carbon Development in China’

Date – Wednesday, 26th February 2014 (4:00 pm – 5:15 pm) Sustainability Research Institute / CCCEP Seminar ‘Low Carbon Development in China’  Speakers: Dabo Guan, Sustainability Research Institute & Chris Dent, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Leeds  Time:  Wednesday…

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26 Feb

Pathway Meeting

Date – Wednesday, 26th February 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Communication and Media Studies pathway leaders and students from Leeds, Sheffield, and York will meet February 26, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in Clothworkers North 1.36 and…

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24 Feb

Quality Issues in Mixed Methods Research: Should We Bother with Research Methods Textbooks?

Date – Monday, 24th February 2014 (4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) Guest Lecture by Alan Bryman, Professor of Organisational and Social Research, University of Leicester Monday 24 February 2014 4.30pm 6.30pm (with refreshments available from 4pm) Arts Tower Lecture Theatre…

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19 Feb

Using social networks to create research impact

Date – Wednesday, 19th February 2014 (1:00 pm – 5:00 pm) A Social Policy and Social Work Pathway Training Event Tutor: Matt Cornock  Aim: To enable the use of social networks such as Twitter and free social media publishing platforms…

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19 Feb

Seminar series aimed at PhD Researchers in European Legal Studies – 2nd Semester Events, Leeds

Date – Wednesday, 19th February 2014 – Wednesday, 12th March 2014 (All Day) Thanks to funding by the European Commission, the Centre can offer some additional activities for PhD researchers in European legal studies. The overall aim of the seminar…

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17 Feb

Getting Published in Development Journals

Date – Monday, 17th February 2014 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) ICOSS Conference Room, University of Sheffield. This workshop will look at the process of turning the research from an international development PhD into journal articles. The session will look…

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13 Feb

Focus on Global Health

Date – Thursday, 13th February 2014 – Friday, 14th February 2014 (10:00 am – 11:00 am) 13-14th February 2014 The University of Sheffield are hosting a ‘Focus on Global Health’ on 13th and 14th February 2014. We are supporting a…

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12 Feb

Understanding Urban Violence: a street cultural approach

Date – Wednesday, 12th February 2014 (5:15 pm – 6:15 pm) We would like to invite you to our next CCR Seminar on the 12th February 2014.  This is free and everyone is welcome.  You do not need to register…

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4 Feb

ESRC Green Criminology Seminar – Environmental Law and Regulation Seminar

Date – Tuesday, 4th February 2014 (1:00 pm – 5:00 pm) Date:  4th February 2014 Time: 1.00pm – 5.00pm Place: School of Law, University of Sheffield. The School of Law will be hosting the fifth in an ESRC seminar series…

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29 Jan

Society and the Social

Date – Wednesday, 29th January 2014 (11:00 am – 4:00 pm) WEDNESDAY 29 JANUARY 2014, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD  At Sheffield University Management School, 1 Conduit Road, S10 1FL This small workshop brings together historians and sociologists from the White Rose…

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24 Jan

Symposium on “Abuse”

Date – Friday, 24th January 2014 (All Day) The Centre for Criminological Research at the University of Sheffield is hosting a free one day symposium on “Abuse” on the 24th January 2014. All are welcome. Lunch and refreshments are included, please register…

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22 Jan

Introduction to Frameworks and Methods for Legal Research

Date – Wednesday, 22nd January 2014 (9:45 am – 4:30 pm) 22 January 2013 Moot Court Room, University of Sheffield 9:45-10:00 Welcome and Coffee Session 1: What is Scholarly Legal Research? (10.00-12:30) Dr Lindsay Stirton (University of Sheffield) Scholarly research…

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13 Jan

A 3 Day Workshop on Asymmetric Error Correction Modelling

Date – Monday, 13th January 2014 (11:00 am – 1:00 pm) Dr Matthew Greenwood (University of Melbourne) To be presented to the White Rose DTC at the University of Sheffield Session 1: Introduction and Overview of the ARDL Model (Monday 13th…

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6 Jan

Poster Exhibition 2014

Date – Monday, 6th January 2014 – Friday, 31st January 2014 (All Day) The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre is currently exhibiting posters by social science postgraduate research students across the three White Rose Universities (Leeds, Sheffield and York). The…

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11 Dec

Going Fishing

Date – Wednesday, 11th December 2013 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)  CSCY Postgraduate Winter Warmer Presented by Dr Kate Pahl, The University of Sheffield  Date: Wednesday 11th December 2013 Time: 2.00 – 4.00pm Venue: Board Room, ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield…

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10 Dec

The rise of the big machine:The use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) healthcare

Date – Tuesday, 10th December 2013 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) Interdisciplinary Symposium, Dr Kate Reed. Conference Room, Interdisciplinary Centre for the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield Since its first introduction into clinical practice during the 1980s MRI has developed rapidly…

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6 Dec

Meet the White Rose DTC at Leeds

Date – Friday, 6th December 2013 (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) Meet the White Rose DTC The Director of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC), Professor Martin Jones, invites you to an informal information and Q & A session…

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4 Dec

Seminar: Psychology, Policing and the Politics of Riot

Date – Wednesday, 4th December 2013 (5:00 pm – 6:30 pm) Dr Clifford Stott. Principal Research Fellow, Security and Justice Research Group & Visiting Professor to the Socio-Technical Centre. Liberty Building, G.32. University of Leeds. Woodland Road. Abstract: Riots and protests…

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28 Nov

Seminar: MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD

Date – Thursday, 28th November 2013 (11:00 am – 4:30 pm) A White Rose Consortium Funded Research Collaboration Co-ordinated by Majella Kilkey (University of Sheffield), Neil Lunt (University of York) & Louise Waite (University of Leeds) Seminar 2: Graduate and…

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28 Nov

Meet the White Rose DTC at York

Date – Thursday, 28th November 2013 (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) Meet the White Rose DTC The Director of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC), Professor Martin Jones, invites you to an informal information and Q & A session…

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27 Nov

ESRC First Year Student Conference

Date – Wednesday, 27th November 2013 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm) East Midlands Conference Centre The University of Nottingham The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and The University of Nottingham Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) are delighted to invite you…

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26 Nov

Meet the White Rose DTC at Sheffield

Date – Tuesday, 26th November 2013 (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) Meet the White Rose DTC The Director of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (WRDTC), Professor Martin Jones, invites you to an informal information and Q & A session…

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22 Nov

Development Fieldwork: from methods to practice

Date – Friday, 22nd November 2013 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Ron Johnston Research Room Geography and Planning Building University of Sheffield This session will look at the experience of doing fieldwork on development topics/in the Global South, and will…

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21 Nov

Cost Action Conference Leeds

Date – Thursday, 21st November 2013 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) See also: End of Action Conference Programme (Word, 42KB)

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18 Nov

Researching the Global South: Investigating Everyday Practices

Date – Monday, 18th November 2013 (1:30 pm – 4:30 pm) ICOSS Conference Room, University of Sheffield Researchers in the Global South are often asked to engage with and to understand life-worlds far different from their own. Analysing the real…

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14 Nov

THE POLITICS OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: ‘THE HOUSE OF LORDS TODAY’

Date – Thursday, 14th November 2013 (6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) Is politics too remote from people lives, or are the public just not taking opportunities to get involved? Is the House of Lords a London-centric club, or does it…

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13 Nov

CSCY Welcome Event

Date – Wednesday, 13th November 2013 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm) ….. For Postgrads researching any aspect of childhood/children/young people and babies ….. Come along and meet us. Wednesday 13th November 2013,  3.30-4.30pm Please come along to a welcome event…

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13 Nov

Policy Agendas in British Politics

Date – Wednesday, 13th November 2013 (4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) PROFESSOR PETER JOHN – University College London – ‘Policy Agendas in British Politics’ OUR YEARLY GRADUATE SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT LECTURE WILL BE HELD ON Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 4:30 pm SHEFFIELD…

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13 Nov

Workshop: Beyond the Riots.

Date – Wednesday, 13th November 2013 (12:30 pm – 7:00 pm) ‘Beyond the riots’, is a research network funded by the White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training College. Framed by the 2011 riots, the network is an integrated programme of…

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7 Nov

New Diplomatic Activities of the European Union and the Limits of International Law

Date – Thursday, 7th November 2013 (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm) Professor Ramses Wessel, University of Twente, The Netherlands. 7 November 2013 17:00-18:00 Room DB07, School of Law, Bartolome House, Everyone is welcome to attend, please forward to students and…

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4 Nov

Regulatory Institutions in the Developing World: Varieties of Accountability Mechanisms

Date – Monday, 4th November 2013 (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm) ICOSS Boardroom Seminar from Professor Jacint Jordana, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals and Universitat Pompeu Fabra   This seminar will introduce a new dataset on the institutional characteristics of regulatory agencies,…

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30 Oct

RiDNet Workshop: Positioning for an Academic Career

Date – Wednesday, 30th October 2013 (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm) You are invited to the 2nd Seminar in the series: MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: RESPONSES OF BRITS AT HOME AND ABROAD RiDNet Workshop: Positioning for an Academic Career Dr…

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2 Oct

WRDTC Induction Event 2013

Date – Wednesday, 2nd October 2013 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) White Rose Doctoral Training Centre All new PhD Social Sciences students, and their supervisors, starting their studies in October 2013 are invited to join us at the WRDTC Induction…

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27 Sep

Gender, Neoliberalism, and Financial Crisis Conference

Date – Friday, 27th September 2013 (All Day) Date: Friday, 27 September 2013 Place: University of York, Ron Cooke Hub Lakehouse Website: http://genderconferenceyork.wordpress.com/ Register at: http://genderconferenceyork.eventbrite.co.uk/ Keynote speakers: Diane Elson (Essex), Ruth Pearson (Leeds), and Sylvia Walby (Lancaster) We invite students and…

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24 Sep

Public lecture, Professor Brenda Yeoh (National University of Singapore), visiting Hart Fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Date – Tuesday, 24th September 2013 (5:00 pm – 6:30 pm) The Department of Geography warmly invites everyone to the following lecture by our visiting Hart Fellow, Professor Brenda Yeoh,  be followed by a drinks reception. ICOSS Conference Suite Public…

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2 Sep

Eliciting Data in Second Language Research: Challenge and Innovation

Date – Monday, 2nd September 2013 – Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 (All Day) 2-3 September, 2013. University of York. The IRIS team is pleased to host a two-day series of invited talks, demonstrations and poster presentations, bringing together internationally renowned…

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28 Aug

White Rose DTC Psychology Summer Conference

Date – Wednesday, 28th August 2013 (All Day)

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17 Jul

ICOSS Workshop: How to be successful at grant writing

Date – Wednesday, 17th July 2013 (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm) Drawing upon the wealth of experience of the Faculty’s Advanced Fellows, ICOSS (University of sheffield) is launching a “Doing Better Research: 4@4″ series. The first of these will take…

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11 Jul

‘Building web resources that will last’ webinar from The ReStore project (hosted by the NCRM)

Date – Thursday, 11th July 2013 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) The ReStore project (hosted by the NCRM) is hosting a webinar on ‘Building web resources that will last’ on Thursday 11 July 2013 at 14.00-16.00. This webinar builds on…

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8 Jul

Social Policy – Meet the Editors and Publisher

Date – Monday, 8th July 2013 (5:15 pm – 6:45 pm) Social Policy Association Annual Conference, University of Sheffield Monday 8th July 2013, 5.15-6.45pm Would you like positive information and advice on developing your publications strategy while also learning how…

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5 Jul

Understanding Society Research Conference: Registration closes on 5 July

Date – Friday, 5th July 2013 (All Day) This year’s Understanding Society Research Conference takes place on 24-26 July and is open for registration. A full programme and all successful abstracts are also available online. In addition to parallel sessions: a drinks…

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4 Jul

National Child Development Study and 1970 British Cohort Study: Introductory Workshop

Date – Thursday, 4th July 2013 (All Day) Institute of Education, University of London, 4 July, 2013* This workshop will introduce the 1958 National Child Development Study  (NCDS) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70), focusing on the newly available…

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2 Jul

White Rose DTC Business and Management Doctoral Conference 2013

Date – Tuesday, 2nd July 2013 – Wednesday, 3rd July 2013 (All Day) Hosted by Leeds University Business School The first White Rose DTC Business and Management Doctoral Conference brings together oral and poster presentations from Postgraduate Researchers at Leeds,…

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1 Jul

ESRC Wales DTC Workshop: Postcolonialism in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Date – Monday, 1st July 2013 – Tuesday, 2nd July 2013 (All Day) The end of year conference of the Language-Based Area Studies Pathway of the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) will take place on Monday and Tuesday, 1…

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27 Jun

A typical Interaction: Conversation Analysis and Communication Impairments

Date – Thursday, 27th June 2013 – Friday, 28th June 2013 (All Day) An international, two-day conference: Thursday June 27th – Friday June 28th 2013 University of Sheffield http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/hcs/caconference Keynote speakers: Charles Antaki (Loughborough University): Recipient-Side Test Questions: Supporting Adults…

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20 Jun

Making Mixed-Methods Work Travel Behaviours Workshop, 20th June 2013, Leeds

Date – Thursday, 20th June 2013 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) The event is free and will be held in Leeds on 20th June 10-4pm. It is well accepted that understanding our mobility decisions requires an active consideration of the…

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19 Jun

Distinguished Academic Speaker Seminar Series

Date – Wednesday, 19th June 2013 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm) On Wednesday 19th June the Management School will be holding two back to back seminars as part of our Distinguished Academic Series, both seminars will be held at the…

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11 Jun

Open Access Publishing Round Table Event – 11 June 2013 – Leeds

Date – Tuesday, 11th June 2013 (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm) The Leeds Social Science Institute and the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law at the University of Leeds are jointly hosting a round table event on the implications…

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10 Jun

Subjectivity and Subculture

Date – Monday, 10th June 2013 (9:00 am – 6:30 pm) Subjectivity and Subculture ~ One Day Symposium ~ Monday 10th June 2013: 9:00am-6:30pm Institute of Advanced Study, Milburn House, University of Warwick  Theories of subculture – emerging primarily from…

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6 Jun

4th Annual Seminar (Yorkshire) for Doctoral students in Social Work and Social Care

Date – Thursday, 6th June 2013 (9:30 am – 4:30 pm) Following previous successful events we are now organising the fourth seminar which will be held at the University of York on Thursday June 6th , 930am -430pm. Research students from any…

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5 Jun

Translation & Transformation

Date – Wednesday, 5th June 2013 (All Day) Social Science Postgraduate Researcher Conference Wednesday 5th June 2013, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield. The organising committee invites submissions for our annual social science conference, under the encompassing theme of…

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5 Jun

Religion & Belief: a moral landscape

Date – Wednesday, 5th June 2013 (All Day) 4th Annual Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference The Department of Classics of the University of Leeds is pleased to announce the 4rd Annual Postgraduate Conference to be held on the 5th June 2013, Leeds….

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21 May

Imagining the Future of Social Research: Digital By-Product Data and the Sociological Imagination

Date – Tuesday, 21st May 2013 (10:15 am – 4:30 pm) 21 May 2013 The event is free, including lunch and refreshments, but we are limited to the number of places (25). Registration for the event can be found on…

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13 May

Ian Hacking ‘Making Up Autism’ Public Lecture

Date – Monday, 13th May 2013 – Tuesday, 14th May 2013 (All Day) LEEDS CENTRE FOR MEDICAL HUMANITIES & CENTRE FOR HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE PUBLIC LECTURE: IAN…

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7 May

Second Annual Spring Conference 2013 – The Methods Mix

Date – Tuesday, 7th May 2013 (10:00 am – 4:30 pm) Parkinson Court & Rupert Becket Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds The White Rose DTC we have put together an engaging and lively programme of sessions related to the mix…

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24 Apr

ESRC Final Year Student Conference

Date – Wednesday, 24th April 2013 (9:30 am – 6:00 pm) The WRDTC is pleased to be hosting the ESRC National Conference 2013 for PhD students in their final year. *** Bookings Are Now Closed! *** Find out more information:…

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17 Apr

Dimensions of Value and Values in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

Date – Wednesday, 17th April 2013 – Thursday, 18th April 2013 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm) A Two Day Symposium and Advanced Training for Postgraduate Research Students Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh  17th and 18th April 2013 DAY 1 (17th April) 9.30 Arrival and…

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22 Mar

“Lost in Translation? Social science measurement across English and Spanish Contexts”

Date – Friday, 22nd March 2013 (10:00 am – 12:30 pm) You are invited to attend a half-day Santander Research Collaboration Symposium at the Centre for Criminological Research, School of Law, University of Sheffield on the 22nd March 2013: “Lost…

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22 Mar

White Rose DTC Economics Conference

Date – Friday, 22nd March 2013 (9:30 am – 5:30 pm) Friday 22nd March 9.30am-5.30pm Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, Heslington East Campus, York, YO10 5GE This conference will the second annual conference organised by the Economics pathway of…

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12 Mar

Registration Now Open: 4th Annual Postgraduate Conference SIID

Date – Tuesday, 12th March 2013 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) Registration is now open for The 4th Annual SIID Postgraduate Conference:Development Towards a Post 2015 Agenda on March 12th 2013 at the Humanitites Research Institute, Sheffield University. We have…

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6 Mar

Philosophy of Education Seminar 6th March

Date – Wednesday, 6th March 2013 (5:30 pm – 7:30 pm) Speaker:        Wendy Larner, University of Bristol Title:              Beyond the Neoliberal University Date:             Wednesday 6th…

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19 Feb

CVS Research Seminar Programme

Date – Tuesday, 19th February 2013 – Tuesday, 21st May 2013 (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm) Semester 2, 2012/13 All seminars take place in the Humanities Research Institute. All titles are provisional. Questions should be addressed to the conveners, Tim…

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11 Feb

An Exciting Opportunity to Meet Your Academic Colleagues of the Future and Create Networks with Like-minded Researchers

Date – Monday, 11th February 2013 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) An exciting White Rose DTC event is taking place on Monday  11thFebruary. This interactive event will allow you to network with  your fellow research colleagues of the future, share…

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