SSP Research Centres

Our research centres

The Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) is an interdisciplinary network of researchers, united by their commitment to carrying out research and teaching that helps achieve equality and social justice for disabled people, globally.

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The Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS) is an interdisciplinary centre established in 1998. It has an established international reputation for theoretically-informed, policy relevant research on racism and ethnicity.

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FLaG brings together researchers and research users interested in family, youth, life course pathways and transitions, educational inequalities and intergenerational relationships.

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The Centre brings together over 170 academic staff from across the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and healthcare studies. It ties together research on gender and feminist scholarship, which has a long history at Leeds.

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The Bauman Institute focuses upon rethinking global society in the light of shared social, economic, environmental and political challenges in an age of modernity seemingly dominated by financialized capitalism.

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The Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice draws together researchers with interests in the social practices through which technologies of health are designed, delivered and implemented.

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