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The University of Leeds is among the top ten research universities in the UK, with around 3,000 researchers, including postgraduates, and annual research income of over £90.7m.

The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science is committed to research excellence, productivity and the international development of its two disciplines.

Staff in Philosophy, and Theology and Religious Studies  publish world-class collections of books and articles in refereed journals, to exercise significant responsibilities in national and international research bodies, editorial boards, and international research groupings of various sorts, and achieve an impressive record of research grant capture.

Research activities in the School are organised and focused around six research centres:

Centre for Aesthetics | Centre for Ethics and Metaethics | Centre for History and Philosophy of Science | Centre for Metaphysics and Mind | Centre for Philosophy of Religion | Centre for Religion and Public Life

Staff within the School are constantly involved in research projects.You can find out more about current research projects here.