Academic and industry profiles

"This course brings together students from many countries with a wide range of backgrounds providing opportunities to learn from peers as well as staff. You will complete modules on all aspects of nutrition from physiology to policy and finish with a summer project carrying out original research."
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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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As a student you can expect to be in frequent contact with practising experts from a variety of environmental fields as well as academic staff.
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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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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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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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He was awarded Honorary Membership of the EAGE in recognition of his contribution to applied geophysics education.
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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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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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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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"The School has many highly respected research active lecturers who all contribute to the teaching on the programmes providing the very best in research based teaching. There are excellent and specialist facilities provided for students studying on these programmes."
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Dr Thomas Mueller
The Geology programme at Leeds is a great opportunity to develop a broad range of skills and gain expertise
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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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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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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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Graeme Swindles
Fieldwork is one of the best aspects of being a geographer. I’m always incredibly pleased with how dedicated our students are in the field.
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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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Andrew Walker, Programme Leader BSc Geophysics
Students on the undergraduate geophysics programmes will learn how to use the principles of physics to understand and explore that planet.
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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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