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Interdisciplinary Communities & Networks

Diagram showing a map of the University of Leeds campus taken from the Co-production Research Tookit


The University of Leeds has a wide range of communities and networks which support interdisciplinary research across schools, faculties and disciplinary areas.

The following areas may be of interest to social scientists to join, find interdisciplinary collaborations or find out about training or events. 

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 

Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) 

Centre for Decision Research (CDR) 

Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) 

Centre for Global Development (CGD) 

Centre for Health Tech Innovation 

Co-production Network  

Cultural Institute 

Energy Leeds 

Global Food and Environment Institute 

Horizons Institute 

Inequalities Research Network 

Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies 

Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute 

Leeds Cancer Research Centre 

Leeds Institute for Data Analytics 

Leeds Interdisciplinary Mental Health Research Network (LIMHRN) 

Leeds Movement and Physical Activity Interdisciplinary Research Network (InterActive UoL) 

Migration Research Network (LMRN) 

Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development 

Priestley International Centre for Climate 

Social Research Methods Centre (SRMC) 



Major social science and interdisciplinary investments led or co-led by Leeds: 

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy 

Centre for Cultural Value 

Consumer Data Research Centre 

Digital Futures at Work Research Centre 

Vulnerability and Policing Futures Research Centre