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Our researchers bring together excellence and innovation, pushing the frontiers of knowledge and discovery. They 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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Postgraduate research at the University of Leeds (video)
Postgraduate researchers and staff talk about the support and opportunities you'll find at Leeds.
Being an international researcher at Leeds (video)
Vicente Merida talks about studying a PhD at Leeds as international student.