University of Leeds

Leeds, UK
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University of Leeds

A member of the Russell Group, Leeds is one of the UK’s top research universities. It is rated in the top 10 universities for research power in the UK, (Research Excellence Framework 2014) and is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS Rankings 2014).

An emphasis on innovative research and investment in high-quality facilities and first-rate infrastructure means that no fewer than 35 departments and more than 61% of our research rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

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