Research and Innovation Blog

Leeds University Business School is proud to be a top ten research-intensive institution. Our research mission is to produce and disseminate research of world-class, to increase knowledge, skills, understanding and impact.

This blog showcases some of our research and the impact it has had by inspiring business managers, informing policy makers and influencing society. It also features informative entries for researchers at various stages of their careers, as well as news and opinion pieces of interest to the business research community. All the articles on this blog are the view of the individual authors, not Leeds University Business School or the University of Leeds.

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    How to write a grant proposal

    Nine tips every academic should use to improve their grant proposal.

  • Vera Trappmann

    Doing research with impact

    Dr Vera Trappmann explains the difference between research with impact and research impact cases.

  • Moving towards research independence

    Dr Kay Guccione, University of Sheffield, offers advice on how to move towards research independence.

  • Katie Grant. Photo credit: Debbie Toksvig.

    Writing for impact

    Royal Literary Fund Consultant Fellow, Katie Grant, offers some advice on writing for impact.

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    Getting the Most out of Networking at Conferences

    Louisa Hill offers advice on how to make valuable connections at conferences.

  • Editing a Special Issue

    Journal special issues have become increasingly popular. This post considers the challenges and rewards of being an editor of a special issue.

  • Broadening the Visibility of Your Research

    Charlie Rapple, co-founder of Kudos, discusses ideas from a workshop at the 2016 ARMA conference on how to broaden the visibility of your research.

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    Writing a Conference Proposal

    Louisa Hill provides some useful advice on how to write a successful conference proposal.