A research area within The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Development Studies research
The Development Studies research group is interested in how arts and humanities research can help to better understand, and provide innovative solutions to, some of the world’s most pressing development challenges.
We focus in particular on conflict and humanitarian action, the building and sustaining of creative economies, and the formation and conservation of culture and heritage.
Discover our internationally-renowned academic staff and subject specialists who lead our research.More on Our expertise
Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Development Studies.More on Research projects
Find out more about our postgraduate researchers and their projects and placements.More on Postgraduate researchers
Language at Leeds
Language at Leeds brings together professionals within the University involved in the study of language, connecting individuals and groups to support research across various disciplines. The central tenet of the centre is an interdisciplinary approach to addressing and understanding issues relating to language, linguistics and communication.