EU Marie Curie Individual Fellowships

Calls for applications are now open. Deadline: 11 September 2019.

Apply now
Emma Cawood, Research degrees
Apply now

Astbury Conversation 2020

Join the Astbury Conversation on 23 and 24 March 2020 for two great days of science, with talks from world-leading researchers.

Register now
Astbury Conversation banner 2020
Register now

Research news

Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental approach to investigate the way proteins and peptides aggregate.

Find out more
This image shows the process of peptide co assembly. The image is a graphic on a grey background with blue and red figures to indicate the process.
Find out more
Scroll down

Research and innovation

6th in UK

for research impact

Research Excellence Framework 2014


research laboratories redesign

to enhance collaboration


Astbury BioStructure Laboratory

For world-leading biological research

Research Centres

Below are some of the cross-faculty research centres within the University that draw together expertise, maximising potential for application of novel approaches to solve scientific problems.

Leeds Omics research group at the University of Leeds

Our mission is to engage and unify the critical mass of ‘omics’ researchers at the University of Leeds into one central virtual institute. We have a significant number of active researchers that fit under this “Omics” umbrella.

The Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology research

Bringing together researchers from across the University - largely from physics, the biological sciences and chemistry - to allow interdisciplinary approaches to be harnessed to understand the molecular basis of life.

The Centre for Plant Sciences in the Faculty of Biological Sciences

A centre for excellence in plant cell and molecular biology. The Centre has involvement in many European consortia and an extensive range of international collaborations including with the USA, India, Japan and China.

The Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

Focusing on longer lasting joint replacements, tissue sparing interventions and biological scaffolds for tissue regeneration supported by computational and experimental simulation systems for design and pre-clinical testing.


Latest research news

See more news like this

Two BSc Biology students have been awarded the prestigious Beaumont Award.


Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental…


The city of Leeds has been recognised with a bronze food sustainability award…


A new report has revealed that Sport and Exercise Science (SES) courses…