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Research Areas


Research areas

At Leeds Beckett University we are committed to building our reputation and research profile; within our region, nationally and internationally as stated in our Strategic Plan. With over 1300 academic staff we cover a wide range of research disciplines. Across these disciplines, our Institutes and Centres provide the environment for growing a research culture, demonstrating our expertise of international excellence from across the University. This collaborative approach helps us to provide solutions to important issues of a modern society.

Research News

Cementing Yorkshire as the home of sculpture

In the latest of our PhD student spotlight features, we met up with Julia McKinlay, an artist studying for a practice-based PhD alongside developing a new international sculpture festival for Yorkshire.

Youth sport coaching programme launched in America

A successful European programme providing innovative approaches to education for youth sport coaches – led by Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence – is now being launched in the United States.

Awards of up to £80k available for medical technology collaborations

There is still time for Leeds Beckett researchers working in fields linked to medical technologies to apply for the latest round of funding to develop innovative new products that will benefit patients.

Public Lectures and Events

Feb 21

Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) Annual UK Research Conference - Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes: Integration and Innovation - ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION OPEN

The PROMS conference welcomes oral and poster abstracts from clinicians, researchers, patient partners, industry, SMEs and others working in the field.

Feb 25

PsyCen Seminar- Speech & Language Programme: ‘Dyslexia and Developmental Language Disorder – Continuities and Co-morbidities’

Speaker: Professor Maggie Snowling, University of Oxford

Feb 28

Mission Himalaya Showcase

Join us at Leeds Beckett this February as we showcase and celebrate the achievements of wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel and veterans

Mar 5

LBS Guest Lecture - What about the Balance? by Charlotte Valeur

We are proud to welcome the new Chair of the IoD, Charlotte Valeur, who will deliver the Institute’s annual lecture as part of our Leeds Business School Guest Lecture Series.

Mar 12

Association of European Qualitative researchers in Psychology (EQuiP) Symposium

This symposium will feature speakers from different European countries presenting on diverse qualitative research projects.

Mar 12

CeASR Event- Making Space: an exhibition and talk on squatting, trespass, and direct housing action

The event will be led by Dr Sam Burgum, Leverhulme Fellow, University of Sheffield who is currently conducting a Leverhulme-sponsored ethnographic project on squatting in the context of the UK's housing crisis.

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