Press

Press information

Media Relations is part of the Communications team and is responsible for managing the University’s relationship with the media.

This includes the press office, which should be the first point of contact for local, national and international media.

You can contact the press office by calling +44 (0)771 238 9448 or emailing pressoffice@leeds.ac.uk.

You can also view our news stories in our newsroom, or view our press statements.

Key press office contacts for areas of research and expertise can also be found in the following section.

For urgent, out of hours media enquiries, please call +44 (0)771 238 9448.

Any organisation or individual wanting to film, photograph or record audio on the University of Leeds campus must first obtain filming permission.

Press office contacts for areas of research and expertise

Corporate media relations

Gareth Dant

Head of Media Relations

Email: g.j.dant@leeds.ac.uk

Prue Griffiths

Media and Communications Officer (Student Education)

Email: p.griffiths@leeds.ac.uk

Arts and Performance / Design / Music / Cultural Studies / Media

Prue Griffiths

Media and Communications Officer

Email: p.griffiths@leeds.ac.uk

Visit the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures site

Biological Sciences

Business

Education, Social Sciences, Politics, International Studies, Law

Lauren Ballinger

Media and Communications Officer

Email: l.ballinger@leeds.ac.uk 

Visit Faculty of Social Sciences site

Engineering and Physical Sciences

David Lewis

Media and Communications Officer

Email: d.lewis@leeds.ac.uk 

Visit Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences site

Environment and Transport

Ian Rosser

Media and Communications Manager

(Anna Harrison is on maternity leave)

Email: i.rosser@leeds.ac.uk

Visit Faculty of Environment site

Food Science and Nutrition

Ian Rosser

Media and Communications Manager

(Anna Harrison is on maternity leave)

Email: i.rosser@leeds.ac.uk

Visit School of Food Science and Nutrition site