Collaborations between General Practitioners and Voluntary and Community Sector organisations examined17 January 2018
More needs to be done to encourage collaborations between General Practitioners (GPs) and Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations, according to research carried out by Leeds Beckett University.Read more
Study identifies elements for effective dementia training and education17 January 2018
A team of researchers, led by staff at Leeds Beckett University, has launched a tool to improve the quality of training for health and social care staff that provide care for people with dementia.Read more
Families using the system to control ‘vulnerable adult’ relatives16 January 2018
Families are using mental health issues to control vulnerable adults and force them into marriage, according to the latest research into honour-based abuse by Leeds Beckett University.Read more
Leeds Beckett Academic appointed Expert Adviser for NICE16 January 2018
Dr Andy Pringle – a Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health at the Carnegie School of Sport - has been appointed as an Expert Adviser for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Centre for Guidelines (CfG).
Are E-cigarettes really a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes?13 December 2017
A Leeds Beckett University researcher has called for more research into the long-term health effects of E-cigarettes.
New book goes behind charity shop doors to reveal why we love the vintage life12 December 2017
What is behind the rising trend for vintage clothing and homewares? A new book unearths the ‘ghosts and glamour’ that inspire fans to live the vintage life.
Academics’ novel nutritional supplements can help older women meet their dietary needs, study shows11 December 2017
Supplements containing specialised amino acids, derived from dietary proteins and commonly used by body builders, may help older women maintain their muscle mass, and address protein and energy deficiencies, new research from Leeds Beckett University shows.
Students gain insight into practical application of sport and exercise nutrition in elite sports6 December 2017
A former graduate who is a two-time Olympian has been sharing her experiences with Sport and Exercise Nutrition students.
Academics share research findings with elite athletes in Monaco6 December 2017
Two academics from Leeds Beckett University were rubbing shoulders with the elite from the athletics world recently when they headed to Monaco to take part in the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Athletics Awards.
Leave your ego at the door – researchers uncover reality of wingsuit flying22 November 2017
Researchers from Leeds Beckett University are challenging the myth that extreme sports enthusiasts push themselves to the max and take risks no matter what the consequences.
School pupils graduate from Progression Module at Leeds Beckett21 November 2017
More than 400 West Yorkshire school pupils have celebrated their achievements at Leeds Beckett University, graduating from the University’s Progression Module.
Leeds Beckett to examine student athlete use of substances for research project16 November 2017
A nationwide survey to explore the substance habits of British student athletes has been launched by Leeds Beckett.