Strengthening the knowledge-based economy

The University of Leeds is among the top performing higher education institutions in England for generating impact around its research, according to an analysis by Research England.

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Research and Innovation

Research Excellence Framework


of our research environment

conducive to ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ quality (REF 2014)


of our research

either ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact (REF 2014)


of our research

‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014)

Our research themes

Find out about our themes, people and publications.

Long-term Conditions

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Maternal, Child and Family Health

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Medicines Optimisation

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Mental Health

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People, Systems and Services

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