Research groups

Group name Group summary
Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation Our research addresses frailty and other associated physical and mental health co-morbidities in the ageing population. This includes residents in the their own homes and care homes. We also investigate post-stroke care and rehabilitation across all age groups.
Academic Unit of Health Economics Our health economics research unit delivers economic evaluations, health technology assessments, systematic reviews, health outcomes, applied econometrics and test evaluations
Applied Health Econometrics Group The Applied Health Econometrics Group in the Academic Unit of Health Economics discusses quantitative methods in health and health care with a particular focus on causal inference and implementation in economic evaluation. We host presentations of modern empirical methods and discuss methodological issues.
Decision Modelling Group Our Decision Modelling Group in the Academic Unit of Health Economics is a methodological group which provides a forum for methods development and peer support in the area of health economic decision modelling and simulation.
Division of Health Services Research The Division of Health Services Research at the University of Leeds provides expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methodology for projects focussing on health, healthcare, healthcare systems, healthcare technologies, service delivery and the inter-relationships between them.
Division of Primary Care, Palliative Care and Public Health The Division of Primary Care, Palliative Care and Public Health aims to promote the delivery of high quality health care and improve population outcomes through internationally excellent research and teaching. Our approach is underpinned by strong, sustained partnerships with clinicians, policy-makers and the public.
Evidence Synthesis Group <p>The Evidence Synthesis Group in the Academic Unit of Health Economics has expertise in systematic review and evidence synthesis methods. We have extensive experience in literature searching, reference management, abstract screening and data extraction, and are happy to work with academic, NHS or industry partners.</p> <p> See the <a href="https://information-specialists.leeds.ac.uk/">LIHS Information Specialist website</a> for how we can support your research and teaching, plus training and guidance materials to support your research</p>
Implementation Science The Implementation science group aims to take an evidence based approach to assessing how research and understanding is best translated to improve every day care.
Primary Care Oncology The Primary Care Oncology group attempts to address poor standards of cancer outcomes and rising cancer incidence in the UK by targeting earlier detection and diagnosis of cancer. This is paired with the promotion of behavioural changes, looking to prevent cancer development and to improve outcomes after diagnosis.
Psychological and Social Medicine Our research focuses on mental health problems such as self-harm, medically unexplained symptoms and physical and mental multi-morbidity as well as psychoses and substance misuse. We also research psychological aspects of medical practice, such as decision-making and informed choice.
Research at the Nuffield Centre of International Health and Development The Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development is an established specialist centre for research, capacity-building and study in international health systems and services. NCIHD research projects address priority health problems and inform health policy in low/middle-income countries.
St Gemma's Academic Unit of Palliative Care St Gemma's Academic Unit of Palliative Care aims to improve care of those nearing the end of life through integrated research, teaching and clinical practice. The integration of academic and clinical practice is strengthened by its location on two sites: the University of Leeds and St Gemma's Hospice.
Test Evaluation Group Health economists in our Test Evaluation Group in the Academic Unit of Health Economics specialise in test evaluation. We have experience in both trial-based and model-based economic evaluations, and are happy to work with academic or industry partners.
The Health and Wellbeing of Older People The Health and Wellbeing of Older People research group investigates new ways to improve care for older people in the UK. We address the challenges facing an ageing population through research into new patient centred approaches to care and issues of workforce.