Academic and industry profiles

Mark  Hopkins
This programme will give you an in-depth understanding of food processing, food texture, flavour, food formulations, product development, and food safety.
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The programme prides itself on its wide ranging network of host organisations who offer challenging placement opportunities as well as subsequent career opportunities in many cases.
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Mahmood akhtar
“The MSc Food Science and Nutrition course is designed to develop understanding of the functions of food components through the food processing in relation to nutritional quality of food.”
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Andy Baird
Our BSc Geography with Environmental Mathematics is unique in the UK in being mostly a physical geography programme with additional training in fundamental maths skills.
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Dr Adam Booth, MSc Exploration Geophysics Programme Leader
For me, there’s nothing more rewarding than nurturing students towards achieving their full potential.
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Luke Burns
It is my top priority to make sure the course delivers all the skills and contemporary modules that you need to be successful in the GIS industry.
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Dr Manuel Ojeda Cabral
Within the Institute for Transport Studies, rail research not only has a long tradition, but has also been identified as a key priority area for future growth. As the Programme Manager for this course, I look forward to helping students achieve their full potential.
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Matteo Castronovo
The Food Science (Food Biotechnology) MSc is a learning course designed to emphasise connections between the core sciences of chemistry and biochemistry, alongside the processing of food, in relation to major societal challenges of pivotal importance in our time such as food safety, allergy and nutritional quality.
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Dr Alex Dunhill, Programme Leader for Environmental Science
Joining the University of Leeds allowed me to be part of a department that plays a key role in tackling some of the biggest environmental challenges we face today.
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My current interests span the simulation and modelling of a range of food related interfacial phenomena.
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Charlotte
“This course brings together students from many countries with a wide range of backgrounds providing opportunities to learn from peers as well as staff.”
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Myles Gould
Mentoring final year dissertation student is particularly highlight for me. I am always incredibly proud of everything our students achieve in their final year projects.
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Dr Stephen Hall, MSc Sustainable Cities Programme Leader
My work in urban energy systems and the work of the MSc Sustainable Cities team in other urban systems, will be at the centre of our teaching on this course.
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Dr Peter Ho
"The MSc in Food Quality and Innovation is unique, as it is one of the only programmes in Food Science and Nutrition in the UK, that has been specifically designed using a Project-led Education pedagogy."
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"The programme will introduce the basic unit operations which are used to produce everyday commodities from the raw ingredients to the final product and develop knowledge and techniques of measurement and monitoring stability."
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My teaching on the MSc Urban Data Science and Analytics involves the theory and application of data science techniques and developing creative, collaborative solutions to a range of real-world urban challenges.
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Dr Yue Huang - Institute for Transport Studies
The MSc Transport Planning and Engineering Programme at University of Leeds is taught by word-class academics and researchers with a wide range of expertise in transport.
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Dr Paul Kay
The MSc course covers a range of topics that are of great contemporary interest to me personally and which will be at the forefront of water management in the coming years, including better management of flooding and the health of the water environment.
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The Masters programme in Sustainability in Transport provides knowledge and analytic skills to enable students to contribute to addressing some of the most pressing issues facing societies.
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Professor Jurgen Neuberg, Programme Leader for MGeophys, BSc Geophysics
My research in volcanology has not only direct impact on governmental policies and mitigation strategies, but also feeds back directly to the teaching contents here at Leeds University.
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Paul Norman
Our highly qualified and motivated students are valued by employers in the sector with many progressing to research for a PhD.
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Leeds is the only university where you will find a world-renowned group of ecological economists working alongside a progressive economics department who are committed to pluralism.
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The University's outstanding research base is invaluable to the quality of the teaching on the MSc programme.
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Dr Effie Papargyropoulou
Before joining the Sustainability Research Institute, at the University of Leeds, I worked as an environmental consultant in the UK and as a lecturer in Malaysia. These experiences have given me different perspectives beyond academia and the global north.
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Julie peacock programme leader BSc Geography
I enjoy teaching a range of topics in physical geography from ecology to climate science, and am keen to see students learning through seminars, laboratory work, and in the field.
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This MSc provides students a unique study experience and training in combining physical and social science perspectives to better understand climate change and its impacts on the economy, society and the environment.
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The MSc projects are a real highlight, it brings together the opportunity to put into practice so many of the aspects that students have learnt on their course, focusing on a practical problem.
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Dr Stephen Whitfield
As the programme leader for the Sustainability and Environmental Management BSc, it is a real privilege to witness each of our students go on their own unique journey through university life.
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