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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

May 6

Before Grenfell Tower: Fatal Fires and Community Resilience in Post-War Britain

In the current circumstances we have taken the decision to cancel our public facing events which we were due to host in the coming weeks. This decision will come into effect from Monday 16 March, please keep checking for updates.

May 18

TouRNet 2020

The Tourism Research Network is happy to announce the 5th TouRNet PhD/ECR Symposium.

May 19

CollectivED Symposium

Coaching School Leaders: what makes a difference and why

Jun 24

How safe are breast implants? Global, multidisciplinary and patient perspectives on the safety of breast implants

The Leeds School of Social Sciences, in association with PIP Action Campaign, are delighted to be hosting this prestigious conference exploring the safety of breast implants.

Jul 10

LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education Research Network Event

Inaugural LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education Network Event

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