Research and innovation
In the School of Design, we bring together creativity and innovation to explore new ideas and create new products.
Alongside fundamental design and technology research, we’re committed to solving real-world problems and providing solutions through the use of advanced technologies, design thinking, and creativity.
Our academic staff are also involved with a number of collaborative research centres.
LITAC is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary research institute addressing global challenges in colour, fashion and textiles through research and innovation, as well as teaching.More on Leeds Institute of Textiles and Colour (LITAC)
Making an impact
Our researchers work extensively with industry to ensure our research brings the highest tangible impact to society and culture. Our impact work has four inconnected themes.