Small business project hailed most inspiring in Europe12 December 2018
A collaboration to get small businesses into new European markets quickly and efficiently - led in the UK by Leeds Beckett University – has been recognised as 2018’s most creative and inspiring entrepreneurial initiative in Europe.Read more
Robots and AI to replace doctors, lawyers and drivers11 December 2018
Schools need to overhaul their curriculum to prepare for radical changes in industry, a Leeds Beckett University academic has warned.Read more
Leeds Beckett project recognised in UK's Best Breakthroughs List6 December 2018
A project by architecture consultancy Project Office, made up of staff and students at Leeds Beckett, has been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.Read more
Leeds Beckett academics scoop four British Academy research grants15 November 2018
Projects investigating the impact of ‘bloke-ification’ on women working in advertising, media stigmatisation of benefit claimants, the work of philosopher Jean-François Lyotard, and modern energy services in The Gambia, have all received funding from the prestigious British Academy.
Show homes are shown the door with new virtual reality experience6 November 2018
A new virtual reality show home experience is revolutionising the house-buying journey for clients of Leeds-based property developers, Citu.
Virtual physiotherapy system for Stroke survivors31 October 2018
An intelligent system to support home rehabilitation for Stroke survivors has been developed by a Leeds Beckett University academic.
Physio technique found to reduce pain for cancer patients24 October 2018
Thousands of cancer patients could receive life-enhancing physiotherapy treatment thanks to new research by a Leeds Beckett PhD student, funded by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.
New international project to boost the profession of sport coaching across the European Union16 October 2018
A new project, led by Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial at Leeds Beckett University, will develop practical tools to promote and build the recognition, representation and status of sport coaching as a profession.
Awards of up to £80k available for medical technology collaborations5 October 2018
Leeds Beckett researchers working in fields linked to medical technologies are invited to apply for funding to develop innovative new products that will benefit patients.
Exploring more than 300 years of justice at the Old Bailey28 September 2018
A Leeds Beckett professor is exploring the history of victims’ access to justice in England over the course of three centuries in a new research collaboration.
Women’s fiction writing through the ages20 September 2018
In the latest in our PhD student spotlight features, Victorian literature researcher Fern Pullan talks sensation fiction, imposter syndrome, and rifling through new libraries.
New research to tackle the digital divide14 September 2018
Our Department of Languages is set to take part in a European-wide project to develop teachers’ digital skills and address the digital divide across the continent.