Leeds has a strongly embedded research culture connected to the real world and focusing on the challenges and issues faced by industry, government and policy makers, at regional, national and international levels. 

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Ideas in Practice Seminars

Engaging with external organisations to make a real difference to society and economy both nationally and globally.

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Research projects

Establishing strong partnerships with companies and other research institutions.

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Research case studies

Examples of our research impact - graded as having outstanding or very considerable impact in the 2014 REF assessment.

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Research Centres

Our centres develop strong international networks delivering research that addresses real-world issues.

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