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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.
Research Facilities

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

Dr Helen White

Dr James Woodall

Dr Mark Robinson

Dr Theocharis Ispoglu

Dr Tim Bickerstaff

Dr Victoria Archbold

Hannah Greatwood

Professor Jim McKenna

Professor Ralph Tench

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Research News

New research to reveal extent of problem gambling in Leeds

Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are set to uncover the extent of problem gambling in Leeds, in partnership with Leeds City Council.

Research suggests modern lifestyles preventing families from being active

The struggle to balance demanding work commitments with family life means many UK children are falling short of achieving the recommended amount of daily physical activity, according to new research by Leeds Beckett University.

Online forums helpful for men facing infertility, new research shows

Initiatives to help men facing infertility should make use of online forums and offer remote, anonymous support as well as contact with peers who have shared their experiences, new research from Leeds Beckett University has found.

Public Lectures and Events

May 19

Power, Performance and Play - An International Conference on Caribbean Carnival Cultures

Leeds West Indian Carnival will be 50 years old in August 2017. The oldest Caribbean-style street carnival in Europe, created and led by British Caribbeans, will be celebrated in a conference by the Centre of Culture & the Arts at Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Leeds West Indian Carnival.

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