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Management KTP at Leeds Beckett - one year in

Twelve months ago, we launched the new management Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (mKTPs) at Leeds Beckett University. In this blog post, Jo Griffiths – post-award team manager – reflects on what we’ve learnt, what’s been successful and what makes her positive about future opportunities.

Raj Kandola talks about life after KTP

Way back when in 2015, Amey – one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK collaborated on a 36-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Leeds Beckett University – Raj explains what life has been like since the project completion.

 Rajkiran Kandola

Introducing our new SME Engagement Manager - Kim Yallop

In August this year, Kim Yallop joined the Research and Enterprise service as our new Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Engagement Manager. In her first blog post, Kim tells us about her career background, what it was like to start a new job during lockdown, and what she looks forward to about her new role here at Leeds Beckett.


Join our new project to support a safe COVID-19 recovery for UK businesses

In this blog post, Dr Matteo Curcuruto explains how his new international research project is supporting UK-based organisations in striking the balance between maximising their productivity and maintaining the highest safety standards to keep their employees and customers free from the risk of COVID-19 infection.

You can be certain of uncertainty and controversy with chronic pain

The National Institute of Health Care Excellence (NICE) is set to publish new guidelines on the assessment and management of chronic pain this winter – with a likely shift away from reliance on painkillers. In this blog post, Mark Johnson, Professor of Pain and Analgesia in the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences, looks at the alternatives and the research behind them.

The impact of Covid 19 on the Wellbeing of Education Professionals

Saturday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and, in this blog post, Professor Jonathan Glazzard and Samuel Stones – in the Carnegie School of Education – highlight the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on teachers and how important it is that the Government include teachers in future policymaking decisions. 

Experiences of women seeking asylum in Leeds brought to life in new exhibition

A new exhibition will be on show in Leeds City Centre this month, bringing to life the experiences of women seeking asylum in Leeds. Dr Maria De Angelis, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, is the Project Director for the exhibition – Asylum in Art – which combines photography and audio to shine a light on life inside a British Immigration Removal Centre. 

Dr Nasser Hussain on books...

Thursday 1 October is National Poetry Day – and, in this blog post, Dr Nasser Hussain talks about his latest poetry project and his love of books.

Helping to improve the cancer care and treatment experiences of people living with dementia

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.

A fresh perspective from the Post Award Team

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.