About the University of Leeds

One of the world’s top 100 Universities (QS rankings), The University of Leeds was established in 1904 and it is one of the largest higher-education institutions in the UK. Working with others, the University uses its expertise in research and education to address local and global challenges, achieve social justice, reduce inequalities, and help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals It is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities and part of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).

School of Mathematics

The University of Leeds’ School of Mathematics, produces extensive research spanning across multiple areas of mathematics, spanning from applied mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics. Researchers in the School are actively involved with the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics and the Alan Turing Institute.

Leeds Institute of Data Analytics

Established in 2014, with major investments from the UK Research Councils and the University of Leeds, LIDA has developed state of the art physical and IT infrastructures to raise the bar in standards of data quality, access, protection and exploitation.

Over 90 research centres, programmes and projects are now based at the Institute and their infrastructure also supports in excess of £75 million research across the university. Growing through support from a network of local and national collaborators, LIDA is becoming a major powerhouse for research, civic engagement and business growth in the North of England and beyond.

Applications are now open!

Cohort dates:

  • The next cohort starts on the 8 January 2024.
  • The deadline to apply for our January cohort is December 5, 2023.


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