Faculty of Medicine and Health
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The Faculty Graduate School handles all administrative matters concerning postgraduate research students in the Faculty, from enquiries, applications and admissions to support of students already undertaking their degree. 

The Faculty hosts the Biomedical and Health Research Centre (BHRC) - a strategic partnership between the four science Faculties of the University of Leeds and the Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust and Collaborative Research Centres in Epidemiology and Biostats, Cardiovascular Disease, Musculoskelatal Disease and Obesity, Nutrition and Heath.

The Leeds Dental Institute offers access to a consortium of clinical and basic science researchers with international reputations in their respective fields supported by excellent facilities, providing a complementary synthesis of interdisciplinary expertise and a holistic approach to world-class research. 

The School of Healthcare delivers a portfolio of quality health and social care education and training driven by world class research and Enterprise & Knowledge Transfer (EKT) activities, creating a continuously developing community of healthcare practice. The School is also home of RDInfo providing support for health and social science researchers.

The School of Medicine at the University of Leeds is a major international centre for research and education. Research activity spans the entire translational pathway from basic discovery science defining the molecules involved in human disease through experimental medicine to applied health research including clinical trials and implementation research. The School of Medicine comprises four constituent Medical Institutes:

The Institute of Psychological Sciences is committed to producing psychological research of a high quality addressing cutting edge issues in relation to fundamental questions about the determinants of human behaviour.