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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

Nov 21

Who's the Radical? Militarisation, Conscientious Objection, and the Significance of Context

This lecture will focus on feedback from the Israeli antimiliatrist group New Profile regarding their work in recent years and discuss ways in which militarism can subvert and colonise vocal protests against it.

Nov 21

Working together to tackle serious violent crime

Join Leeds Law School as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire shares his experience around harnessing support to tackle serious violent crime. He will highlight the challenges around identifying the key issues, tackling causes and not just symptoms as well as funding, competing priorities and understanding what a ‘public health approach’ means.

Nov 25

CeASR Seminar: From Research to Impact: Making academic research accessible to wider audiences- Women of Aktion: Performance, Gender and the German revolution of 1918

Speakers: Professor Ingrid Sharp and Dr Corinne Painter, University of Leeds. Organiser: CeASR Social Change Programme

Nov 25

Leeds School of Arts: Book Launch & Publication Symposium

A showcase celebration symposium featuring recent book & publication work from colleagues within Leeds School of Arts

Nov 27

PIR Seminar- ICANN and the Global South: The digital divide in the domain names industry

Speaker: Dr Paul White

Dec 3

Designing sustainability in to food packaging

Leeds Business School are delighted to welcome Ian Schofield as December’s speaker in their guest lecture series.

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