[Skip to content]
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video
The Rose Bowl at night, city campus

Research Excellence Framework

Research with impact

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014

In this year's Research Excellence Framework review 2014, we have demonstrated our progress on expanding and enhancing our research base through our Institutes and Centres, creating a strong and sustainable research environment for our staff and students and evidencing the impact we make through our applied research.

In terms of the 'research power' calculation applied in the previous assessment in 2008, which accounts for both the quality and the quantity of research, Leeds Beckett came second in the country for Sport and Exercise Science, Leisure and Tourism – up from third in 2008 - with 59% of the research submitted being assessed as world leading or internationally excellent. It also came in the top ten in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit. The University’s results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit – which it entered for the first time - were also noteworthy, with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

All results can be found on the REF website.
Broadcasting Place, City Campus

60 Second Research Videos

Play Dr Helen White Video

Dr Helen White

Play Dr James Woodall Video

Dr James Woodall

Play Dr Mark Robinson Video

Dr Mark Robinson

Play Dr Theocharis Ispoglu Video

Dr Theocharis Ispoglu

Play Dr Tim Bickerstaff Video

Dr Tim Bickerstaff

Play Dr Victoria Archbold Video

Dr Victoria Archbold

Play Hannah Greatwood Video

Hannah Greatwood

Play Professor Jim McKenna Video

Professor Jim McKenna

Play Professor Ralph Tench Video

Professor Ralph Tench

More Videos Right Arrow Icon

Research News

Employees not aware of prolonged sitting risk

It is estimated that employees spend more than half their day sitting down. A recent study has found that this could lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Volunteers needed to help explore energy efficiency of homes

Researchers at Leeds Beckett University seeking volunteers for a study which will investigate heat loss in domestic homes.

‘Is there life for women after 50? You’d better believe it!’ – Leeds event celebrates women getting older

A Leeds Beckett University Media Professor will ask the public, ‘is there life for women after 50?’, at a free event held in Leeds.

Public Lectures and Events

Oct 5

OPSYRIS 2017- Organisation for PSYchological Research Into Stroke Annual Conference

There is a £25 to attend the conference and refreshments and lunch will be provided. The deadline for registration is 12.9.17

Oct 18

Sustaining Change in Workplace Race Equality: What Works and What Doesn’t

Sustaining Change in Workplace Race Equality: What Works and What Doesn’t

More Events Right Arrow Icon
Back to Top Button
Back to Top Button