Leeds Sustainability Institute
The Leeds Sustainability Institute is a centre of research, informed and supported by business leaders, professional associations and community groups addressing the challenges of creating more sustainable places, communities and economies. Through the Institute a wealth of experience and skill is captured; with the potential to influence and shape the future via its networks and partners.
Centre for Culture and the Arts
The Centre for Culture and the Arts was founded in 2013. Located within the Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, it brings together researchers from across our University working in the Arts, Humanities and Culture.
Cybercrime and Security Innovation Centre
The CSI Centre aims to improve and incorporate an evidence-based approach into the frontline policing of digital forensics and cybercrime investigations, and to advance human factors of computer security and forensics mechanisms and practice.
Research & Enterprise Brochure
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The Retail Institute
The Retail Institute is the UK’s only academic research centre that leads the consumer experiences of the future in retail, food and packaging. Alongside its innovative research, the Retail Institute works with suppliers, brand owners and retailers to help support future product, packaging and retail needs.
Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure
The Institute delivers international research excellence through our five University Research Centres all of which have Professorial leadership: Active Lifestyles led by Professor Jim McKenna, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion led by Professor Anne Flintoff, International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality led by Professor Rhodri Thomas, Research Centre for Sport Coaching and Physical Education led by Professor Andrew Sparkes and Sports Performance led by Professor Sue Backhouse. Our research has high impact and value for stakeholder organisations and end users, and is delivered through a supportive academic environment for all its researchers, from students to Professors.
Institute for Health and Wellbeing
Housing a range of related disciplines within a single unit allows innovation and collaboration to thrive as we know that the traditional solutions being applied to big problems are not working. New thinking and understanding is required reflecting the inter-connections between different aspects of life and different research disciplines.
Centre for Applied Social Research (CeASR)
The Centre for Applied Social Research (CeASR) is an exciting new University-wide Research Centre. CeASR will deliver interdisciplinary research across the social sciences, initially in five Research Programmes.
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Centre for Biomedical Science ResearchThe Centre for Biomedical Science Research consists of a diverse group of biomedical researchers working in areas relating to human disease and wellbeing.
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World-leading researcher on tourism in areas of conflict to take up professorial appointment
Leeds Beckett University has appointed Dorina Buda as Professor of Tourism Management in the School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality and Languages.
Obese people have lower pain threshold, new research shows
An extra layer of fat won’t provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.
Neighbourhood Plans will shape the future
Using neighbourhood plans gives local people the power to create a locally distinctive vision for their community and is the future of planning, according to a new book jointly written by a senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett University.
Public Lectures and Events
Launch of Centre for Future Cities
Help us build an urban education centre for the future With the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett and the Centre for Alternative Technology (Macynlleth).
CeASR Seminar: Black Victims of Crime and Policing
Speaker: Dr Lisa Long, Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Professor John O'Hara
From the Laboratory to the Mountain and back again
Power, Performance and Play - An International Conference on Caribbean Carnival Cultures
Leeds West Indian Carnival will be 50 years old in August 2017. The oldest Caribbean-style street carnival in Europe, created and led by British Caribbeans, will be celebrated in a conference by the Centre of Culture & the Arts at Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Leeds West Indian Carnival.
Why is our Psychology Curriculum White?
End of Project event for the Why is our Psychology Curriculum White? Curriculum Innovation Project
Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference
The internationally acclaimed annual Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference is aimed at academics, students, practitioners, policy makers and professionals who work broadly within leisure, sports, tourism and events.