Leeds Beckett graduate takes on Tour de Yorkshire26 April 2017
Former Leeds Beckett University student Scott Thwaites will be competing in his first Tour de Yorkshire race this weekend. Scott is part of Team Dimension Data – the highest level cycling team – and will take part in the three-day event which starts on Friday.Read more
Dyadic coping can enhance the coach athlete relationship26 April 2017
The relationship between a coach and an athlete benefits from a two-way support system, according to research from Leeds Beckett University.Read more
Event to examine the history of South Asian cricket in Yorkshire24 April 2017
The role of cricket in the story of South Asian migration to Yorkshire will be the subject of a free talk at Leeds Beckett University as part of the Carnegie Conversations series.
Call for community to collaborate on new degree course12 April 2017
Members of the community across the Yorkshire region are being invited to collaborate with Leeds Beckett University on the creation of a new education and social innovation degree course.
Leeds Beckett sports teams prepare for Battle of the North7 April 2017
Leeds Beckett University and Manchester Metropolitan University sports teams will go head-to-head in the first ever Battle of the North.
New study to boost representation of women in coaching7 April 2017
A Leeds Beckett University academic will be the key European expert for a new study into gender-specific education schemes for sports coaches and how these can help to boost the representation of women in coaching.
How do we know if an athlete is mentally ready to sport following an injury?6 April 2017
When an athlete suffers an injury, it can be easy to see when they’re physically ready to return to sport, but how do you tell when they’re mentally ready?
New book series to tackle equality and social justice in sport6 April 2017
A new book series, exploring equality and social justice in sport and leisure, has been established by academics at Leeds Beckett University and is now seeking authors.
Leeds Beckett students team up with Fuel for School to bring healthy food into the classroom24 March 2017
Education students at Leeds Beckett are helping primary schools across West Yorkshire to teach children about healthy diets and avoiding food waste as part of an initiative by the Real Junk Food Project.
Leeds Beckett and Microsoft collaborate to develop a new global standard in teacher education21 March 2017
The Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University is collaborating with Microsoft to lead the development of the Microsoft Student Teacher Education Programme.
Sleeping problems cause health, relationship and employment difficulties for families of children with autism, new study finds16 March 2017
Fathers of children with autism report that their child’s sleeping problems cause difficulties with health, relationships and employment within their families, a new study from Leeds Beckett University shows.