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Realise your research ambitions and influence the future for everyone

We are focused on supporting the needs of the research community at the heart of Leeds Beckett University.

At The Graduate School, our specialist team aim to foster an environment for a high quality postgraduate study experience. Facilitating collaboration and innovation, our staff support scholars and researchers in the delivery of research excellence and real world impact.

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Dr Martin Pritchard

School Of Built Environment, Engineering And Computing

Martin is a Reader in Civil Engineering, in the School of the Built Environment & Engineering. He is currently leading on research to evaluate, improve and develop the water quality infrastructure throughout developing countries.

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Dr Martin Pritchard

Professor Claire Surr

School of Health & Community Studies

Claire is a Professor of Dementia Studies, currently involved with research looking at the needs of people who are living with both cancer and dementia.

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Professor Claire Surr

Professor Ben Jones

Carnegie School Of Sport

Ben is a strength and conditioning coach working with sports teams and national governing bodies. His research explores match demands, training loads, and the fatigue and recovery profiles of players.

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Professor Ben Jones

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