A research-led culture
Research, advanced scholarship and knowledge exchange are a fundamental part of life at Leeds Trinity University.
We cultivate a research-led culture across all our course subject areas and research centres to enhance our students learning experience.
To learn more about our research ambitions please see our 2018-21 Research Strategy. The strategy is intended to consolidate the substantial progress over the last five years while aligning our research to the University's strengths and latest strategic plan. The four key objectives focus on our students, our staff, our university and our contribution to society.
Postgraduate Research Experience Survey
The recent publication of the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) results shows a 93% score for overall satisfaction at Leeds Trinity University from our Postgraduate Researchers. This top quartile outcome places Leeds Trinity well above the global average of 80%. Surveying a range of Postgraduate Researcher experiences, the results also include top-quartile satisfaction rates within the Global Benchmark of 95% in Supervision and 93% in Research Skills. These results reinforce our deep levels of engagement with and commitment to our Postgraduates in our research community.
Subject world leaders
Leeds Trinity has been recognised internationally for producing high-quality research by the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and Research Excellence Framework (REF).
REF 2014 results highlighted that we are world-leading in Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management, and English Language and Literature. Our forward-thinking and expert academics bring teaching to life with innovative research.
The university is an internationally-recognized centre of excellence devoted to reconsidering the concept of the Victorian for the contemporary world. Take a look at our Research Centres page to find out more about both the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies and the International Research Centre for Interactive Storytelling.
Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies and the International Research Centre for Interactive StorytellingFind out more
Explore our researchers' networks, outputs, datasets and activities in our dedicated research portal.Open the portal
Research news and blogs
Leeds Trinity Produces impactful research in all disciplines
84 per cent of Leeds Trinity’s research publications have been identified as being of international quality.Read more
University receives £50,000 Research England funding
Leeds Trinity University allocated £50,000 by Research England as part of its Policy Support Fund (PSF).Read more
Dr James Jackson praises national discussion of tinnitus
Reader in Psychology hopes to increase understanding of the condition.Read more
Erasmus+ funded project with partners France and Lithuania
Senior Lecturer joins forces with international partners to design an escape room game aimed at breaking down stereotypes.Read more
VC recognised in International Journal's 40th issue
Professor Charles Egbu highlighted by the International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation (IJBPA).Read more
Dr Leigh Hoath provides educational consultancy for BBC
The Senior Professional Practice Fellow has been involved in BBC Bitesize’s ‘The Regenerators’ Green Classroom resources.Read more
Voices of Windrush, a Yorkshire Voice Special Programme contributed to an exhibition in Leeds, celebrating the Windrush Generation.Read more
The Victorian roots of #MeToo. Marielle O'Neill discusses the work of pioneering feminist writer Virginia Woolf.Read more
How my PhD studentship is providing me with clarity, peace of mind and excitement for my future.Read more
Dr Hannah Evans
Research-informed tips on boundaries while working from home.Read more