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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

History of Britain’s burns injuries to be charted in new research

Researchers at Leeds Beckett University and the University of Birmingham are set to embark on a major four-year project to uncover the history of burns injuries in Britain over two centuries.

Men can be emotionally expressive and vulnerable in sharing experiences of infertility, new research shows

New research by Leeds Beckett University into the emotions displayed by men facing infertility issues when using an online forum has shown that, although men often lack ‘emotional spaces’ to work through their feelings, they are emotionally expressive and willing to seek support.

Public lecture to explore state of men’s health in Leeds

A report which puts the spotlight on the health of men in Leeds is set to be published as part of a public lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Public Lectures and Events

Jul 4

Digital Health, Digital Capitalism Conference

Digital technologies have had a profound impact on the ways in which people live their lives, relate to one another and think about themselves and their capacities. This event will bring together scholars who are interested in the impacts of the digital on ideas and practices of health and the workings of capitalist economies and how the two come together.

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