Research and innovation

Research and innovation

Tackling tomorrow's major health burdens

medical professionals in surgery


in the UK for research power

University of Leeds, REF 2014


"world-leading" or "internationally excellent" research

REF 2014

Top 100

university in the world

QS World Rankings 2020

Cross-cutting platforms

Clinical trials are designed by doctors, scientists and others, and increasingly together with patients to answer questions which will improve health and quality of life and change clinical practice for the better.

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Multidisciplinary teams undertake a wide spectrum of data-driven research, ranging from bioinformatics to applied clinical epidemiology, all with the aim of improving health outcomes.

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We use economic and econometric methods to address cost-effectiveness, efficiency, equity, health outcomes and preferences in healthcare provision. Our work involves the application and development of methods in these areas.

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