University of Leeds: Latest News University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS Wed, 29 May 2019 12:03:26 +0000 Wed, 29 May 2019 12:03:26 +0000 Using the past to unravel the future for Arctic wetlands A new study has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future. Wed, 29 May 2019 09:04:00 +0100 Northern universities to tackle transport emissions Leeds scientists are leading a research network of northern universities to find new ways to rapidly decarbonise UK transport. Wed, 22 May 2019 08:00:00 +0100 Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that 24% of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a new study. Thu, 16 May 2019 15:00:00 +0100 Finding a safer way to make the Polio vaccine Researchers at the University of Leeds are developing a cheaper and safer way of making the polio vaccine. Thu, 16 May 2019 12:10:00 +0100 University partners with CBI to unveil major new report Advanced data analytics is opening up a "new frontier" for business research and development (R&D), according to a new report from Nexus and the Confederation of British Industry. Tue, 14 May 2019 00:01:00 +0100 Our Professor of Poetry is the UK’s next Poet Laureate University of Leeds Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has been appointed the UK’s new Poet Laureate. Fri, 10 May 2019 22:00:00 +0100 Leeds Health and Care Academy helps enhance local workforce A groundbreaking collaboration of health, care and university partners across the city of Leeds is helping to enhance the local workforce. Wed, 08 May 2019 15:40:00 +0100 Future leaders to deliver global impact Three University of Leeds researchers have received a prestigious fellowship aimed at tackling global challenges. Tue, 07 May 2019 08:30:00 +0100 Oxygen linked with the boom and bust of early animal evolution New research reveals clues to a crucial period of rapid evolution in complex animals that began roughly 540 million years ago. Mon, 06 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100 High levels of pharmaceuticals in the Humber estuary Analysis of water samples from the UK’s Humber estuary revealed high levels of pharmaceuticals, with ibuprofen found at some of the highest concentrations ever reported across the globe. Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Leeds scientists attempt to tackle HIV-related cancer Scientists are attempting to tackle a virus that causes Kaposi’s sarcoma, a skin cancer that is common amongst those with HIV. Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Success for Leeds in key university ranking The University features in the top ten rankings for 23 subjects and is first in the UK for two, according to one of the most influential league tables in the UK. Wed, 01 May 2019 11:10:00 +0100 Crowdfunding’s untapped public sector potential Investment-based crowdfunding can provide local authorities with a competitively-priced source of capital and increased levels of civic engagement, a new report argues. Wed, 01 May 2019 10:00:00 +0100 Tackling the world’s big problems The University has extended its global impact, supporting more than 70 Global Challenges Research Fund research projects across 30 different countries. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:39:00 +0100 Exploring Yorkshire Sculpture International As the region gears up for a rich new festival of sculpture this summer, the University has unveiled a series of events to explore the art form’s place in the world. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:27:00 +0100 Research Spotlight - April 2019 April's round-up of some of the latest research and education stories from the University. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:59:00 +0100 Using virtual populations to create safer medical devices The current innovation process for medical technologies risks stifling the development of new devices, a leading researcher has argued. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:36:00 +0100 Redesigning cancer screening technology Engineers have developed a prototype endoscope which they say could cut the cost of manufacture from n80,000 to just n40. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:42:00 +0100 New report plans a roadmap to a lower carbon city A new report sets out how Leeds could become a carbon neutral city by 2050 ?and potentially by 2030. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:45:00 +0100 Key step forward in tackling neurodegenerative diseases A protein complex has been shown to play a key role in preventing the build-up of toxic plaques in the brain linked to neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease. Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:01:00 +0100 ɫ