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Research Areas


Research areas

At Leeds Beckett University we are committed to building our reputation and research profile; within our region, nationally and internationally as stated in our Strategic Plan. With over 1300 academic staff we cover a wide range of research disciplines. Across these disciplines, our Institutes and Centres provide the environment for growing a research culture, demonstrating our expertise of international excellence from across the University. This collaborative approach helps us to provide solutions to important issues of a modern society.

Research News

A research retreat into songwriting

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 sculpture

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 America

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.

Public Lectures and Events

Apr 24

A Practical Guide to Developing Online Learning Material

As part of Leeds Digital Festival, the Distance Learning Unit at Leeds Beckett University is running a presentation to share some of the approaches and techniques used to develop our innovative online learning material.

Apr 24

Immersive Environments for Absolute Beginners

The Distance Learning Unit at Leeds Beckett University is pleased to be supporting Leeds Digital Festival with this introductory presentation on Immersive Environments.

May 1

CeASR Seminar- Safe as Houses? Private Greed, Political Negligence and Housing Policy after Grenfell

Speaker:Dr Stuart Hodkinson, Associate Professor in Geography, University of Leeds.

May 2

PsyCen Speech & Language Event- Clinical Transcription Skills Lecture

PsyCen Speech and Language

May 7

CeASR annual day of celebrating research: engaging with collaboration and partnership

This year, the annual CeASR day where we reflect on and celebrate the research progress we have made, will be focused on ‘Developing Research and Researchers’.

May 9

PsyCen Speech and Language Therapy Research Meeting

Hosted by PsyCen Speech & Language Programme Leads Dr Anne Hurren & Dr Cecilia Devers

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