Keep up with what's happening
20 October 2014
Everything But The Girl star delivers guest lecture
Tracey Thorn, best known as half of the hit duo Everything But The Girl, discussed her career and today’s music industry when she spoke at Leeds Beckett University.
20 October 2014
Prisoners supporting each other proves successful, study shows
As the prison population in England and Wales reaches almost 90,000, a research study led by the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett University – previously known as Leeds Metropolitan University - has assessed whether health programmes run by prisoners themselves work to improve health in prison.
16 October 2014
Lecture to explore housing energy performance
David Johnston is set to host his professorial inaugural lecture as Professor of Building Performance Evaluation at Leeds Beckett University, where he will discuss new-build housing energy performance.
Our upcoming events
'Adolescence: Approach with Caution' - Dr Liat Levita
To survive we must avoid things that cause us harm and pain, so how do we modulate our behaviour to avoid negative outcomes?
'Celebrating Race Equality and Diversity in Education' - Hosted by Professor Kevin Hylton
Hosted by Professor Kevin Hylton, Chair of our University Race Equality and Diversity Forum, the event will include presentations from guest speakers, followed by a lively panel discussion, debate and Q&A session.
'Creating a flexible workforce that embraces research and innovation' - Professor Nicki Latham
In this public lecture, Leeds Beckett University Visiting Professor, Nicki Latham, will draw upon her professional experience to address the future of the NHS and associated challenges.
'The Competency Standards in a European Construction Context' - Kevin Sheridan
As well as being President of the Association for European Building Surveyors and Construction Experts, Kevin is a former President of the European Council of Building Professionals and past President of the Irish Building Control Institute.
'The Meaning of Leadership and Responsibility' - Brigadier Greville K Bibby CBE
Brigadier Bibby will draw on his wide experiences, including situations of intense pressure and risk, to illustrate the importance of strong, effective leadership and the need to accept responsibility in order to achieve a successful outcome. This guest lecture is part of the Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series sponsored by Yorkshire Bank.
Heaton Map Project - Launch Event
This event will launch the Heaton Map app for PCs and mobile phones. It will also give a brief introduction to Heaton's life and the app.