Ideas in Practice is a free seminar series bringing together business people, policymakers and academics.
The events take place in Leeds, London and online where we discuss important topics and share ideas to help companies and public bodies both in the UK and globally.
Understanding Financial Vulnerability: Challenges and Opportunities
Please note that this is an in-person event, hosted at Nexus, Discovery Way, University of Leeds, Leeds.
We will delve into the issue of financial vulnerability, emphasising the crucial role that technology can play in identifying and supporting those at risk.
Research presented by Dr Nabi Omidvar will form the basis of this Leeds Digital Festival event, with funding provided by Leeds University Business School’s Challenge Fund.
Enabling collaboration in ecosystems to unlock social value
Please note that this is an in-person conference, hosted at Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds.
We will be exploring how collaborative working across social, environmental and economic elements integral to all business ecosystems can lead to social value.
Leeds University Business School is partnering with the Institute of Collaborative Working and the Social Value Portal to fund and deliver this full-day conference.
How do fathers affect their children’s education?
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Please note that this is an online-only event, hosted on Zoom. Joining instructions will be shared after registration.
We will be disseminating project result findings to explore how early years settings and schools might better support paternal involvement.
This webinar will launch the final report from Paternal Involvement & its Effects on Children's Education (PIECE), a major Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded study led by Dr Helen Norman (Leeds University Business School).
HR Management Practices for Ethnic Minority Health Workers' Wellbeing
Tuesday 11 July 2023
Please note that this is an in-person event, hosted at Park Plaza Leeds, Boar Lane, City Square, Leeds.
We will collaborate with experts to promote policy changes related to human resource management (HRM) practices and develop an inclusive working environment for ethnic minority employees.
Professor Lynda Song, Professor Ahmed Mostafa and Dr Aleksandra Irnazarow have conducted research funded by the Research England Policy Support Fund which has informed the results presented at this event.
Promoting Inclusive Growth via Developing Exporting
Tuesday 4 July 2023
Please note that this is an in-person event, hosted at Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds.
We will be exploring key issues for developing strategy and policy for exporting in West Yorkshire.
Co-hosted with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, this event will present research funded by the Research England Policy Support Fund.
We address key issues in areas such as technology and innovation, finance and the economy, international business strategy as well as environmental sustainability and inclusive societies. The seminars give you the opportunity to:
- Gain insights from leading experts
- Network with people from different areas with different perspectives
- Collaborate on projects, small to large
- Take part in dialogue on important issues of the day
- Find out what other people are doing and how they overcome problems
Ideas in Practice supports the Business School's mission and values of producing research that makes an impact on society, business and the economy. We hope the events will:
- Lead to new collaborations to do research, e.g. as part of a grant application to a research funding council
- Inspire discussions about business and economic challenges and opportunities
- Bring leading experts from around the world in to contact with business and policy audiences
- Create a forum for bringing together different perspectives on a particular issue of current interest.
Please contact Grace Carter (G.M.Carter@leeds.ac.uk) if you would like to discuss an Ideas in Practice event or are seeking event organisation advice.
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