Excellence and innovation
Our community of researchers brings together excellence and innovation, pushing the frontiers of knowledge and discovery to shape a better future.
This involves creating, nurturing and promoting an environment in which people work together across disciplines and with partners to solve complex problems.
The result is truly transformational fundamental and challenge-led research that advances knowledge and creates solutions to local, national and global challenges.
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Spotlight on health inequalities
Addressing the urgent clinical challenges of an ageing population
Researchers at the University of Leeds are addressing health inequalities and improving patient outcomes.
Research that changes the world
The University of Leeds has been awarded the country’s most prestigious higher education honour.
A collection of essays exploring how Leeds research is helping to change the world has been launched by the University’s Vice-Chancellor.
Leeds is a member of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) strategic partnership, maintaining the UK as the European centre of choice for investment in bioscience R&D.
A new interactive graphic developed by UK researchers and published by The BMJ will help people decide what to do in everyday situations to protect themselves, and others, from COVID-19.
Governments need to be careful about the messaging around compulsory mask wearing to ensure the policy is fully effective, say researchers.
Following in a long line of eminent scientists and engineers, Professor Cath Noakes will stand in the Royal Institution’s iconic auditorium and explain the big ideas reshaping society.
Employers have yet to adapt to the flexible working revolution sweeping through the UK’s offices, new research has shown.
The shift to home working brought about by the pandemic could cost the UK economy up to £32bn a year in lost personal income tax.
Leading experts in the transmission of airborne pathogens are calling for tighter regulations to control air quality in buildings.
People with long COVID could be monitored with the aid of a ground-breaking mobile phone app and clinical website.
Facts and figures
Top 10 in the UK for research and impact power
4,000 researchers in our postgraduate community
£100 million invested in five years to recruit future academic leaders
The University of Leeds is divided into seven groups known as faculties. Each faculty is subdivided into schools, institutes and centres.