University of Leeds: Latest News http://www.a6236.com/rss/news University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4419/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4419/using_the_past_to_unravel_the_future_for_arctic_wetlands Wed, 29 May 2019 09:04:00 +0100 Northern universities to tackle transport emissions http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4418/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4418/northern_universities_to_tackle_transport_emissions Wed, 22 May 2019 08:00:00 +0100 Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4417/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4417/nearly_a_quarter_of_west_antarctic_ice_is_now_unstable Thu, 16 May 2019 15:00:00 +0100 Finding a safer way to make the Polio vaccine http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4416/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4416/finding_a_safer_way_to_make_the_polio_vaccine Thu, 16 May 2019 12:10:00 +0100 University partners with CBI to unveil major new report http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4415/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4415/university_partners_with_cbi_to_unveil_major_new_report Tue, 14 May 2019 00:01:00 +0100 Our Professor of Poetry is the UK’s next Poet Laureate http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4414/our_professor_of_poetry_is_the_uks_next_poet_laureate University of Leeds Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has been appointed the UK’s new Poet Laureate. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4414/our_professor_of_poetry_is_the_uks_next_poet_laureate Fri, 10 May 2019 22:00:00 +0100 Leeds Health and Care Academy helps enhance local workforce http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4413/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4413/leeds_health_and_care_academy_helps_enhance_local_workforce Wed, 08 May 2019 15:40:00 +0100 Future leaders to deliver global impact http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4412/future_leaders_to_deliver_global_impact Three University of Leeds researchers have received a prestigious fellowship aimed at tackling global challenges. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4412/future_leaders_to_deliver_global_impact Tue, 07 May 2019 08:30:00 +0100 Oxygen linked with the boom and bust of early animal evolution http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4411/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4411/oxygen_linked_with_the_boom_and_bust_of_early_animal_evolution Mon, 06 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100 High levels of pharmaceuticals in the Humber estuary http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4401/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4401/high_levels_of_pharmaceuticals_in_the_humber_estuary Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Leeds scientists attempt to tackle HIV-related cancer http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4406/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4406/leeds_scientists_attempt_to_tackle_hiv-related_cancer Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Success for Leeds in key university ranking http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4410/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4410/success_for_leeds_in_key_university_ranking Wed, 01 May 2019 11:10:00 +0100 Crowdfunding’s untapped public sector potential http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4409/crowdfundings_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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4409/crowdfundings_untapped_public_sector_potential Wed, 01 May 2019 10:00:00 +0100 Tackling the world’s big problems http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4404/tackling_the_worlds_big_problems The University has extended its global impact, supporting more than 70 Global Challenges Research Fund research projects across 30 different countries. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4404/tackling_the_worlds_big_problems Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:39:00 +0100 Exploring Yorkshire Sculpture International http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4408/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4408/exploring_yorkshire_sculpture_international Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:27:00 +0100 Research Spotlight - April 2019 http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4407/research_spotlight-april_2019 April's round-up of some of the latest research and education stories from the University. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4407/research_spotlight-april_2019 Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:59:00 +0100 Using virtual populations to create safer medical devices http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4403/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4403/using_virtual_populations_to_create_safer_medical_devices Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:36:00 +0100 Redesigning cancer screening technology http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4402/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4402/redesigning_cancer_screening_technology Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:42:00 +0100 New report plans a roadmap to a lower carbon city http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4400/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4400/new_report_plans_a_roadmap_to_a_lower_carbon_city Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:45:00 +0100 Key step forward in tackling neurodegenerative diseases http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4397/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. http://www.a6236.com/news/article/4397/key_step_forward_in_tackling_neurodegenerative_diseases Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:01:00 +0100 ɫ