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Research Excellence Framework


Research Excellence Framework

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is a system to asses the quality of research in the UK and its impact and application beyond academia. This process maintains transparency and accountability and, sets national benchmarks for allocation of future public funding and investment. The REF assessment process measures: the quality of research outputs; the impact of research beyond academia, and; the research environment.

REF 2021
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The University is now preparing to submit to REF 2021, find out how we are expanding and enhancing our research base through our Institutes and Centres.
REF 2014
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View Leeds Beckett University's submissions to REF 2014, a showcase of the diverse range of research expertise at our University.

Research & enterprise strategy
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Building and enhancing a research culture is at the heart of our University’s Strategic Plan.

Research at Leeds Beckett 

Professor Andrew Slade, Deputy Vice Chancellor, discusses the research profile of our University.
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REF 2014

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2nd

In the country for 'research power' in Sport and Exercise Science, Leisure and Tourism

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Top 10

In the country for Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management

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

Jun 26

Music & Sport: Knowing the Score Conference

A Conference To Explore The Relationship Between Music & Sport

Jun 26

Research and Enterprise Conference #BeckettREC19

Join us for the second Research and Enterprise conference - an interactive and informative event for all academic staff.

Jun 27

Surprises and excitement: doing qualitative research in academic practice

Jul 2

Feminisms in the Academy 2019

A conference bringing together academics, university staff and research students to discuss feminist issues related to the academic workplace and our research and practice.

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