The Occupational Therapy team are delighted to welcome Professor Matthew Molineux as a visiting professor.
The team who nurture the next generation of business minds at Leeds Business School have been shortlisted alongside the UK’s top businesses and universities for a prestigious prize.
Leeds Beckett University review helps maximise the benefits of global research programmes for poverty alleviation and educational development
An independent review of current policy and practice impact support resources for three global research programmes operated by the Economic and Social Research Council and Department for International Development (ESRC-DFID), has been conducted by academics from the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management.
Leeds Beckett researchers Prof. Brendan Gough and Adam Lowe, PhD. (pending) of the School of Social Science, in collaboration with Dr. Michael Kehler of University of Calgary, Canada, will be exploring and evaluating the inclusivity-in-sport project Worldwide Roar.
September is World Alzheimer’s Month – and in this blog post, Professor Claire Surr shares her team’s research into what it is like for the many older people who are living with both cancer and dementia – and what services can do to better support them.
Hi, my name is Imaan and I have just completed my first year at Leeds Beckett. The main aim of my blog is to share my journey as a first-time university student and the different emotions I felt during the first week.
Hi, my name is Tom and I am a third-year student at Leeds Beckett. I am originally from Colchester in North Essex and in this blog post I will discuss what it was like to make the move ‘up North’ to study in Leeds.
CollectivED Fellow Henry Sauntson, tells us how important it is for mentors to remember their trainees are not yet fully fledged teachers and they need to support them in many different ways.
We make every effort to help our students prepare for their future career. This summer we provided financial scholarships to enable 3 BSc Counselling & Mental Health students to join Think Pacific's virtual internship programme.
As we move into a new academic year, following a six month shift in working strategies, Michelle Clare – Project Coordinator in the Research & Enterprise Post-Award team - is reflecting on what’s changed, how things operate in our ‘new normal’ working lives, and the support that our academics can access from the team.
The postponed 2020 Tour de France has now begun – prompting memories of the 2014 Tour, which put Yorkshire on the map by beginning here in Leeds. Seven years later, Professor Karl Spracklen in the Leeds School of Social Sciences contemplates the legacy of the Tour de Yorkshire and asks, what has it left behind?
Originally from Germany, Fabian Wagner graduated from the Northern Film School 2003 with an MA inFilm & Moving Image Production beforegoing on to work as a cinematographer inboth film and TV. Fabian has worked on shows including Game of Thrones, for which he won the American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series.
When I lost my dad to Covid-19 in April it came as a devastating shock. He was sixty years old with no underlying health conditions – this was not meant to happen to someone like him.
CollectivED Fellow Jasen Booton tells us how embedding creative thinking into coaching conversations, often generates more possibilities and creative solutions.
Hi, I’m Emily and in this blog, I’m going to share some short pieces of advice to prepare you for your postgraduate course so that you can get off to the best start possible.
Hello, I’m Eleanor and I am studying a master’s degree in Dietetics. Within this blog, I will share with you some of my tips on how to prepare for your master’s degree at Leeds Beckett University.
Hi, I’m Savannah and if you are anything like me, starting university can seem pretty daunting. I want to share some of my wisdom with you so here are a few things I wish I had known before starting university.
From September, our Criminology students are set to start reviewing investigations into people who have been missing for several years.
Hi, I’m Caitlin and in this blog, I’m going to share my experience of online learning so hopefully others have a better idea of what this next year could be like.
If you’ve developed a green thumb over summer you might be interested in our new secret garden at Headingley Campus.
The pandemic has shed light on the role of education networks and the need to feel supported. As leaders and teachers adjusted to the new normal official guidance was often hard to come by, policies and practices were constructed on the hoof and adjustments were made down the line. Spaces opened up to develop new ways of working, and some educators had more capacity and confidence than others to occupy these spaces. At times it must have felt like a race, and at other times it was probably a relief to see a peer get one step ahead and forge a way that that they could mentor you through.
The ‘Asylum in Art’ photo-exhibition and ‘composite’ audio (narrating women’s experiences as a whole) is a photo-voice project taking the audience on an experiential tour of lived reality.
After five months of unstructured sport at home, PlayStation and YouTube, children are going back to school and it’s time to start getting them engaged in sport again. But how can PE teachers, sports centres and youth coaches get kids excited about getting their heads back into the game? Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial, Reader in Sport Coaching, explains how we can make sport a more positive experience for kids.
Teacher training alumni, Christie Waite, shares with us how her experience studying in Carnegie School of Education gave her the confidence she needed, her enthusiasm for the education sector and how this helped her progress to Acting Headteacher just 6 years after graduating.
During the last 5 months, we have all been navigating our way through the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought. Students in the Graduate School are no exception and Emily Ankers has shared her experiences of working to complete her Masters by Research during lockdown and beyond. This is Emily’s story;
Devastated by the tragic and brutal death of George Floyd, Dr Vivien Sabel (Senior Lecturer - Psychological Therapies & Mental Health) decided to explore her feelings and express them through the art of poetry.
Having never painted before, Dr Vivien Sabel (Senior Lecturer, Psychological Therapies & Mental Health) used lockdown to discover a hidden talent.
In August we welcomed six new CollectivED Fellows, all of whom contributed to Issue 11 of the CollectivED Working Papers. As such their insights into practice and research related to supporting the learning and wellbeing of other educators are illustrative of some of the freshest thinking around. As one school year rolls into the next the profession welcomes colleagues into new leadership roles, primary and early years teachers switch year groups, new parents return from maternity leave and our student and trainee teachers graduating in 2020 become our Newly Qualified Teachers.
Hello, I’m Brad, age 23, studying the Law LLB here at Leeds Beckett and this is my story. In 2015, I finished my A-Levels and was given an apprenticeship as a Car Sales Executive. In this job I was subjected to some gruelling tasks but not a moment goes by that I am not thankful for the skills I gained. From customer care to showroom etiquette, I was taught the basics and beyond of a good salesperson.
An education programme aims to promote the integration of refugees, asylum seekers and newly-arrived migrants in the classroom. The Promise project - involving seven European partners - will develop strategies to address the integration of children and young people with special educational needs, ethnic minorities, Roma and Sinti populations and those from low socio-economic backgrounds.
Hi, I'm Izzy and in this vlog I'm going to be talking about some of my favourite Yorkshire delicacies that you should definitely try when you arrive.
Dr Milka Ivanov, Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University and Prof. Dorina Maria Buda from Nottingham Trent University draw from their recent research on communist heritage and dark tourism to make sense of the troubled history of tourism sites and sights associated with the communist regime in eastern and central Europe.
Dr Jill Gibbon, has been drawing international arms fairs since 2007 under the guise of a ‘war artist’. After eventually being challenged by a security guard, who noticed that she was drawing the dealers as well as the weapons, she took drastic measures to ensure she could continue to shine a spotlight on the secretive world of the international arms trade.
Innovative new medical technologies being developed at Leeds Beckett University – including a project using sensors to improve the lives of patients with Parkinson’s disease – will be supported by a new partnership aiming to support the commercialisation of university research.
Jess Gosling writes how her experience of the Masters in Childhood Studies and Early Years has provided inspiration and influenced her personal and professional lives.
Imagine a world where trained, unarmed people can put an end to armed violence in their own communities. That’s what Dr Rachel Julian – a Reader in Leeds Beckett’s School of Social Sciences – is striving to achieve.
Graduates Rossukon Mahutthanasakul, originally from Thailand and Di Zhao from China, met at Leeds Beckett when they studied MSc International Hospitality Management, graduating in 2004. They married in 2016 with Rossukon living and working in Bangkok and Di working in Beijing, China.