Leeds Beckett University joins NHS battle against Covid-191 April 2020
Leeds Beckett University (LBU) has joined forces with the NHS to train new staff being recruited amid the coronavirus pandemic.Read more
Stressed headteachers need support to stay in role4 March 2020
The Government should offer more support to overwhelmed headteachers to address a crisis in the nation’s schools, according to a new report.Read more
A research retreat into songwriting26 February 2019
In our latest PhD spotlight feature, we caught up with Carl Flattery, principal lecturer in Music here at Leeds Beckett, who is studying for a practice-based PhD in songwriting, delving into ideas of memory and place.
Cementing Yorkshire as the home of sculpture31 January 2019
In the latest of our PhD student spotlight features, we met up with Julia McKinlay, an artist studying for a practice-based PhD alongside developing a new international sculpture festival for Yorkshire.
Youth sport coaching programme launched in America30 January 2019
A successful European programme providing innovative approaches to education for youth sport coaches – led by Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence – is now being launched in the United States.
Awards of up to £80k available for medical technology collaborations20 December 2018
There is still time for Leeds Beckett researchers working in fields linked to medical technologies to apply for the latest round of funding to develop innovative new products that will benefit patients.
New international project to boost adults’ involvement in theatre18 December 2018
Performance academics at Leeds Beckett University are collaborating with arts organisations across Europe to develop new, non-verbal methods of adult theatre education and increase participation in theatre.
Tackling racial inequality in universities18 December 2018
Leeds Beckett is set to co-host an international workshop in Brazil next year, with the aim of tackling racial inequality in universities.
International volunteering project to improve lives of young people14 December 2018
A new project to improve young people’s integration within society in countries across the world has been launched at Leeds Beckett University, thanks to a student’s international volunteering placement.
Education for youth sport coaches revolutionised by Leeds Beckett13 December 2018
A new series of free online courses to develop youth sport coaches - launched by Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence – has been recognised as one of the most innovative approaches to coach education in the world.
Leeds Beckett academics scoop four British Academy research grants15 November 2018
Projects investigating the impact of ‘bloke-ification’ on women working in advertising, media stigmatisation of benefit claimants, the work of philosopher Jean-François Lyotard, and modern energy services in The Gambia, have all received funding from the prestigious British Academy.