School of Clinical & Applied Sciences | Blog

Professor Matthew Molineux

Welcome Professor Matthew Molineux

The Occupational Therapy team are delighted to welcome Professor Matthew Molineux as a visiting professor. 

Female OT student wearing head phones working at computer

Delivering Occupational Therapy Placements Online

I am delighted that during Covid-19, our MSc Occupational Therapy students have been able to go on their Role Emerging Placements. Our course Practice Placements Lead Miranda Thew, Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy, has been instrumental in making this happen - working closely with local and regional charities Miranda has transformed traditional face-to-face placements into virtual placements delivered by students from their homes.

COVID Video Conference

Leeds Beckett University has partnered up with University College London, Leeds University and Public Health England to understand the impact of COVID-19 weight management practice

Evidence has accumulated rapidly to demonstrate that people living with obesity are at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19 infection.

 Stuart Flint
View Professor Louisa Ells page Professor Louisa Ells
 Lisa Mabbs
 Adrian Brown
 Alison Feeley
 Jamie Blackshaw
5 Sports and exercise students at HMP Leeds

Supporting Wellbeing at HMP Leeds

In line with Leeds Beckett’s goal to ensure we use our knowledge and resources to make a positive and decisive difference to people, communities and organisations, eight final year BSc Sports and Exercise Therapy students have broken new ground by supporting  Prison Officers Wellbeing day in HMP Leeds with their sports therapy skills.

View Helen Llewellyn page Helen Llewellyn
Leeds Beckett Logo School News

Research identifies a new process for how cells can quickly respond and survive when exposed to cellular stresses

A new research paper co-authored by Professor of Biomedical Science Gary Jones, has identified a new process for how cells can quickly respond and survive when exposed to cellular stresses such as heat shock or oxidative stress.

Clinical Sciences testing of the product

Vivobarefoot partners with the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences

Researchers from the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences at Leeds Beckett University have launched a partnership with minimalist footwear company Vivobarefoot.

Leeds Beckett Logo School News
View Dr Duncan Sharp page Dr Duncan Sharp
Leeds Beckett Logo Dr Peter Francis
Physiotherapy using kinesiology

Physio technique found to reduce pain for cancer patients

Thousands of cancer patients could receive life-enhancing physiotherapy treatment thanks to new research by a Leeds Beckett PhD student, funded by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Leeds Beckett Logo School News
Biomedical Sciences

Dual Accreditation for Biomedical Science courses

Leeds Beckett University’s Biomedical Sciences courses have become the latest of just a handful of university courses to be accredited by both the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Royal Society of Biology (RSB).

Leeds Beckett Logo School News
Is Pain Real poster

"Is Pain Real?" - Leeds International Festival Event

Professor Mark Johnson presents talk at Leeds International Festival - "Is Pain Real?"