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.
Research that changes the world
Scientists have analysed data from nearly three million rivers across the globe to identify where hydropower stations could be sited with limited environmental impacts.
An essay collection that celebrates the transformative research taking place at the University.
Giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts the risk of the disease coming back, according to the results of a new clinical trial.
A virologist explains why omicron is continuing to dominate.
A pacing rehabilitation programme that helps people with long COVID reduce their symptoms and increase activity levels has shown “impressive” results, say scientists.
People who reported contracting COVID-19 early in the pandemic were twice as likely to experience depressive symptoms 13 months later than those who did not, new research has found.
Building standards are failing to ensure offices, shops, public buildings and homes provide healthy ventilation, say leading experts.
Over a third of office staff are working away from home for more days than they would like, according to new research from the University.
People with long COVID could be monitored with the aid of a ground-breaking mobile phone app and clinical website.
Facts and figures
90% of the research submitted
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.