The Cultural Institute has three main aims: to increase pioneering research collaborations with creative sector partners, to widen cultural engagement and participation and to build the skills of our students.

We thrive on ideas from the creative and cultural sector and nurture partnership between arts professionals, researchers and students from all disciplines.

We are strengthening our position as a global centre of research and teaching excellence in culture, building sustainable partnerships in a city, region and nation rich in artistic innovation and cultural aspiration.

Research

Pioneering research with our partners

Research

Cultural engagement

Widening cultural engagement and participation

Cultural engagement

Working with students

Building opportunities and skills

Working with students

Our partnerships

Creative collaboration

Our partnerships

Events

Upcoming Events

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News

Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book

Arts & Culture, Society & Politics
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Leeds signs up to tackle waste in fashion

Business & Economy, Environment, Working with Business, Arts & Culture
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Wellcome funding for medical humanities

Arts & Culture
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‘Creating possibilities and giving hope’: on the GCRF frontline

Global, Health, Arts & Culture, Science, Society & Politics, University, Engineering
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‘Medieval Glastonbury’ to focus on climates: IMC 2021

Arts & Culture
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Screen industry professionals reveal how discrimination held back their careers

Arts & Culture, Working with our region
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Dame Fanny Waterman: ‘We salute her remarkable achievement’

Arts & Culture, University
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