World Changers: essays with impact by early-career researchers

The collection has been curated by Vice Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk.

Several early-career researchers from the University have contributed to the first collection, which is available to read online or as an audiobook series.

The essay collection celebrates the transformative research taking place at the University of Leeds and features 13 essays. 

Essays from early-career researchers in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures 

  • Dr Vien Cheung talks about the influence of colour and its impact on the way we live;

  • Dr Elspeth Mitchell and Dr Gill Park present Art School for Rebel Girls – a space for girls to foster confidence, creativity and collaboration;

  • Dr Leah Henrickson outlines the digital transformation at the heart of our vision of being a university that makes a difference;

  • Dr Jasjit Singh reflects on how universities can raise the profile of ‘hardly reached’ communities – and how they can make a difference to these communities beyond the university walls; and

  • Dr Jade French describes the ways her project with a Leeds-based disability art studio is investigating ways to better support the professional artistic development of people with learning disabilities.