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Leeds University: Research

Volume 503: debated on Monday 11 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much research funding has been allocated to Leeds university in each year since 1997. (309383)

The university of Leeds has received the following quality related funding for research allocated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England:

Time series of HEFCE research funding (£ million) for the university of Leeds for academic years 1997-98 to 2009-10: Prepared by HEFCE Analytical Services Group on 5 January 2010 Figures are in cash terms, and include late grant adjustments

University of Leeds (£ million)

1997-98

26.99

1998-99

27.42

1999-2000

27.84

2000-01

27.83

2001-02

28.52

2002-03

30.97

2003-04

35.22

2004-05

36.32

2005-06

42.49

2006-07

46.01

2007-10

47.24

2008-09

48.83

2009-10

49.50

Higher Education Statistics Agency data show that the university of Leeds received the following income from Research Councils (2008-09 data are not yet available):

Research Council grants

£ million

1997-98

14.37

1998-99

16.44

1999-2000

18.79

2000-01

21.02

2001-02

24.96

2002-03

24.62

2003-04

23.01

2004-05

25.59

2005-06

27.44

2006-07

31.80

2007-08

39.23