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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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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.


60 Second Research Videos

Professor Simon Robinson

Professor Karl Spracklen

Professor Ruth Robbins

Professor Colin Pattinson

Professor John Lyle

Dr Heather Shore

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Research News

Sport Coaching project kicks off at Leeds Beckett

Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) are leading the way in the development of sport coaching in Europe as new project, CoachLearn, gets underway.

Experts to debate reducing the risks people face on the road

Academics from Leeds Beckett University are set to speak at a conference in Wakefield focusing on reducing the risks people take on the roads.

New Kirkgate Market shopping app needs you!

Leeds City Council, working with Leeds Beckett University, is trialling an innovative new Click and Collect Android app for the famous award-winning Kirkgate Market and they are looking for some shoppers to award £20 to every week in October to test it out.

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