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Best Paper Win at the International Symposium on Advanced Materials Conference

The International Symposium on Advanced Materials Application is a prestigious international conference to promote current groundbreaking research findings in the field of materials science and engineering.


RTPI's Women of Influence 2020

Dr Karen Horwood has been recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute’s The Planner publication as one of 2020s Women of Influence for her work on women and planning.

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School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing partnership with YORhub goes from strength to strength

School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing's digital knowledge transfer network, thinkBIM, works with YORhub to assist students with final year dissertations.

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School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing Professor wins Best Paper Award

Professor David Johnston, Professor of Building Performance Evaluation within Leeds Sustainability Institute, wins Best Paper Award for the Indoor and Built Environment (IBE) journal produced by Sage Journals.

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Leeds Beckett project to boost job prospects for graduates with autism

The IMAGE project (Improving Employability of Autistic Graduates In Europe) led by Dr Marc Fabri aims to address this employment gap by focusing on the transition from higher education into the world of work, and the support universities and employers can provide during this transition.


Leeds Beckett secures £360k Erasmus+ grant to help young people make informed decisions when leaving school

Leeds Beckett University has secured funding for a new multi-national project that focuses on how best to support young people, predominantly from marginalized groups, as they plan to make the transition from compulsory schooling towards future positive destinations.


Students Collaborate to Combat Mental Health Challenges at Healthcare Hackathon

On the weekend of 11th – 13th October Leeds Beckett hosted an exciting partnership Hackathon event in which students from universities in the Leeds City Region studying were tasked to come up with innovative solutions to real challenges relating to mental health.

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Leeds Beckett to lead project supporting service leavers and full time learners into construction

The School of Built Environment and Engineering have been successful in their bid for funding from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to develop and deliver a pathway into construction for service leavers and full-time learners.

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New energy smart storage system cuts carbon emissions in homes

RED WoLF is a € 6 million European project led by Leeds Beckett University and run jointly with 13 Partner Institutions from UK; France, Germany, Belgium and Republic of Ireland. Dr Giuseppe Colantuono from the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing leads the RED WoLF project.