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About the University

Research

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Research at Leeds Beckett 

Professor Andrew Slade, Deputy Vice Chancellor, discusses the research profile of our University.
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Code of Good Practice for Research

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Leeds Beckett’s Code of Practice for Research is the essential reference tool which sets out the standards of good research practice and principles to be understood and observed by all University employees and students when conducting research.


Research Spotlight

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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 600 academic staff we cover a wide range of research disciplines.

In the last Research Assessment Exercise, the ‘quality, reach and significance’ of our research was rated as ‘world-class’ across all four of our faculties. We are continuing to expand and enhance our research base through our Institutes and Centres, creating a strong and sustainable research environment for our staff and students.

We have strong commercial links and our research is applied directly to industry, giving practical solutions and innovations to businesses; and we add value to the local economy through education, research and knowledge transfer.


Yorkshire hero: the rhubarb

Deconstructing Yorkshire

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60 Second Research Videos

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Dr Helen White

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Dr James Woodall

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Dr Mark Robinson

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Dr Theocharis Ispoglu

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Dr Tim Bickerstaff

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Dr Victoria Archbold

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Hannah Greatwood

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Professor Jim McKenna

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Professor Ralph Tench

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Research News

French philosopher Lyotard opened up in new book

The first critical biography of the French philosopher, Jean-François Lyotard, has been published by a Leeds Beckett University academic.

Leeds Beckett collaborations scoop top industry awards

Two Leeds Beckett University research projects have scooped accolades in the prestigious annual RISE awards, which celebrate the most pioneering collaborations between industry and academia.

The important roles played by Africans in the abolition of slavery to be explored in Leeds public talk

A Leeds Beckett University academic will explore Black history and the anti-slavery movement in the 19th century 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

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