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University of Leeds in top 10 for research and impact power

A new assessment of higher education institutions, based on the strength of their research, positions Leeds as one of the top UK universities for research and impact power.

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Migrating ‘supraglacial’ lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss

Predictions of Greenland ice loss and its impact on rising sea levels may have been greatly underestimated, according to scientists at the University of Leeds.

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Scientists observe the Earth grow a new layer under an Icelandic volcano

New research into an Icelandic eruption has shed light on how the Earth’s crust forms, according to a paper published today in Nature.

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Research at the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering aims to improve the lives of patients everywhere. Frank the cycling skeleton helps to test the strength of new hip and knee replacements. Read about this research

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Susan Partridge interview

University of Leeds researcher Susan Partridge who is a Scottish marathon runner is interviewed by Women’s Running.

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Radio: Good Morning Scotland

Aidan Foster-Carter (School of Sociology and Social Policy) comments on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s first three years in power and the end of the official period of mourning for his father.

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Yorkshire in space

The University’s skills in tetrahertz lasers and in studying the earth from space are mentioned in this piece by Julian White, the CEO of the White Rose Consortium.

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