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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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.??
Improving ventilation in workplaces and on public transport and fears of NHS overload during the COVID-19 pandemic have been highlighted in two new research reports.
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.
Traditional retail markets in our towns and cities could help with the nation's social and economic recovery from 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
Forest clearance in Southeast Asia is accelerating and leading to unprecedented increases in carbon emissions.
Scientists at the University of Leeds have developed an approach that could help in the design of a new generation of synthetic biomaterials made from proteins.
Northern Gritstone, a new investment company founded by the Universities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield, has appointed Lord Jim O’Neill as Non-Executive Chairman and Duncan Johnson as CEO.
The University of Leeds is divided into seven groups known as faculties. Each faculty is subdivided into schools, institutes and centres.