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When silence is not a virtue: how traditional masculinities keep men from seeking mental health advice

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, WHO Europe launched a new report on how masculinity norms can discourage men from recognising and seeking help for mental health problems.


Athletes for Action: Examining the Bare Facts of LGBTQ+ Allyship Among Male Athletes

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. 


Students to review unsolved missing person cases

From September, our Criminology students are set to start reviewing investigations into people who have been missing for several years.



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.


Learning Together with Prisons during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the past 4 years, Leeds Beckett University has been working with local prisons as part of the Learning Together Program. 

Preparing to Study Psychology

As a course team, we are working hard to get ready for when you join us in September and to do all we can to ease the pressure that we know you are dealing with in these challenging times.

Virtual Therapy Observation

Final year Speech and Language Therapy student, Elena, reflects on her experience observing a video-therapy session and how this allowed feedback on her own interpersonal skills in a way which would not be possible in a face to face session.


PIR Shortlisted for Golden Robes 'Best Team'

The Politics and International Relations team have been shortlisted in this year’s Golden Robes nominations in the “Best Team” Category. 

Connecting in Isolation – An Online Café

Hear from two of our final year BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy students about continuing their training and supporting 'Come Together' Communications Cafes.

 Charlotte Brett and Sinead Timon

To all our amazing students

We know things are difficult at the moment, but we do all we can to support and keep in touch with our students. We can't wait to see them soon.