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 healthtech
The Centre for HealthTech Innovation is a joint research initiative between the University and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to accelerate the development and adoption of new health technologies.
A centre to support the development of health technology has been launched by the University in partnership with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
A simple electrical fan is the key component of a low-cost, easy-to-use breathing-support device designed to cope with the surge in COVID-19 cases in low to middle income countries.
A major £3.4 million research project has launched to identify the best way to treat and support the one million people in the UK now living with long COVID.
Playing professional football games in empty stadiums had a hugely negative effect on the success of home teams, with home advantage almost halved, new research shows.
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.
Nexus has compiled the latest information and resources to guide you through the advice and support schemes available related to COVID-19.
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
Research that changes the world
Leeds researchers are helping to make the upcoming climate summit a success, to shift the world rapidly to net-zero emissions and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.
Scientists studying tropical forests in Africa’s mountains were surprised to uncover how much carbon they store, and how fast some of these forests are being cleared.
An academic who has led research into the way the virus responsible for COVID-19 spreads in buildings and enclosed spaces has been honoured by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The University of Leeds is divided into seven groups known as faculties. Each faculty is subdivided into schools, institutes and centres.