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
The University of Leeds has been awarded the country’s most prestigious higher education honour.
Ian Brooks, Professor of Boundary Layer Processes at the University of Leeds, has been awarded the Polar Medal.
An ambitious vision placing Leeds at the global forefront of cancer research is officially set out today.
Disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has left two-thirds of Leeds’ six-year-olds behind in their development, researchers say.
People travelling on the London Underground and similar rail systems were at a low risk of being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, according to computer simulations.
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.
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.