New film shows how Leeds homeless charity is transforming lives9 February 2016
A short film to showcase the life-changing work of St. George’s Crypt in Leeds, is set to be premiered at Leeds Beckett University on Tuesday 16 February. The film has been funded by an NHS England Celebrating Participation in Healthcare Community grant to highlight how involving people in their healthcare services can improve health and care outcomes.Read more
Leeds restaurant samples new test kitchen at Leeds Beckett8 February 2016
A popular Leeds restaurant has become the first commercial venue to use Leeds Beckett’s new test kitchen facilities.Read more
Diversity and empowerment celebrated at Leeds Beckett Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness week8 February 2016
A week of workshops, seminars and activism, including a public lecture by former Fashion Editor and Co-Editor of i-D magazine, Caryn Franklin MBE, is set to be held by Leeds Beckett University as part of its Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016.Read more
Our upcoming events
‘Pride of Place: LGBTQ Histories and Heritage’
This talk will discuss some well-known heritages sites such as Charleston (Sussex) and Plas Newydd (Llangollen), and a new web-based project initiated by Historic England and led by the Centre for Culture and the Arts at Leeds Beckett to promote knowledge of LGBTQ heritage.
CeASR Seminar: "The consequences of living in prison for male prisoners’ weight and body image"
Whilst inequalities in health and lifestyles persist, prisoners as a group often experience particularly poor socioeconomic circumstances and lifestyles prior to conviction. This seminar will addess the particular challenges embodied in supporting them in accessing appropriate care and making positive changes to their health.
Inside/Out: Professor Craig Dworkin, Art Critic
Inside/Out is a series of guest lectures organised by Professor Simon Morris from the School of Art, Architecture & Design. This event introduces Professor Dworkin where he will be talking about his MIT publication, No Medium.
NHS England Film Premiere
The Community Partnership Team are proud to be hosting a film premiere event in partnership with St Georges Crypt and the NHS.
'A Most Important Intangible Asset' - Professor Michael Brown
Professorial Inaugural Lecture of Michael Brown will take place on 17 February.
David Welbourn: "Narrative – Putting Both Strategy and Culture in the Shade!"
David will look at the leadership implications for a world characterised by VUCA – volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. He will argue that these are no longer the preserves of exceptional circumstances, but are the consequences of the system dynamics of increasing interconnectivity, a permanently-on culture and accelerating cycle times.