Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

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Leeds Institute of Health Science

Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

We are a multi-disciplinary institute that delivers applied health research, alongside undergraduate and postgraduate programmes aimed at enhancing health and health care, both nationally and internationally.

The Institute has partnerships with a wide range of organisations and institutions in the UK and overseas, including the National Health Service, and has strong links with other groups in the University, in particular the Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research. Our partnerships ensure that research and policy are integrated with practice and professional development.

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Our research projects

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Scholarships and Funding

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World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre

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Professor Jane Nixon
Staff | Institute Director
Building upon a 20 year NHS career, Jane joined the university in 2002, was awarded a Promotional Chair in Tissue Viability and Clinical Trials Research in 2009 and appointed an NIHR Senior Investigator in 2016 and 2020.

Postgraduate research opportunities

The Institute encourages researchers to approach us with their ideas for research projects. If we have funded/non-funded research degree opportunities or scholarships available we will advertise them on the Faculty's postgraduate research opportunities directory.

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