Research and innovation

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Advancing knowledge and creating solutions to local, national and global challenges.

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Research and innovation

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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Research that changes the world

Coronavirus research

Facts and figures

Top 10 in the UK for research and impact power

Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014)

4,000 researchers in our postgraduate community

£100 million invested in five years to recruit future academic leaders

Faculty contacts

The University of Leeds is divided into seven groups known as faculties. Each faculty is subdivided into schools, institutes and centres.

Find contacts for a faculty or research area

Key contacts and web links for faculties, schools and interdisciplinary research centres and institutes are listed.