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Research at Leeds Beckett

 

At the forefront of knowledge

Our research community is delivering innovative, multidisciplinary research helping to address some of the most pressing challenges we face today. Across a range of disciplines our researchers are striving to improve quality of life, equality and the environment around us. We are dedicated to making a difference and our research pages showcase the real-world impact taking place at the university.

Research lectures

Professorial Inaugural Lectures
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Inaugural lectures form a key part of the academic community at Leeds Beckett, and enable our staff to showcase their research to a university-wide audience.
Leeds Cultural Conversations
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Leeds Cultural Conversations is a series of monthly lunchtime talks organised by the Centre for Culture & the Arts which showcases the leading research being undertaken by our academic staff and encourages debate.
Inside Out
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This series of lectures aims to bring the best minds of our generation to inspire and support the work students and staff do across the schools of Art, Architecture & Design and Film, Music & Performing Arts.

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

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

May 14

LBS Guest Lecture A beginners guide to Fintech Georgina Mitchell

Georgina will look at where technology and financial services meet in the fast growing Fintech sector.

May 20

Women and Planning in the UK Conference

This conference seeks to develop a conversation between academics and practitioners, and those in-between, and to develop a network of those interested in women and planning in the UK.

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