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Research Culture

Research culture describes the environment in which research and innovation happens. It includes the ways in which we collaborate, communicate and interact; the behaviours, expectations, attitudes and values that shape how our research is developed, conducted, disseminated, and used; and the mechanisms by which our work is recognised and rewarded.

The University of Leeds has produced a Statement on Research Culture and we have created a number of resources to help researchers engage with the research culture agenda and build research culture in proposals

Our research culture initiatives – starting formally in 2021 – will be key to delivering the University strategy.

Get involved: Join the Research Culture Community (This link goes to the Research Culture MS Team)

We have published a report on Covid-19 impacts on research culture and environment with a series of recommendations to mitigate ongoing impacts of Covid-19 and to foster a positive research culture and environment going forward.