Monitoring Antarctica from space has revealed how its ice is being lost to the oceans, providing crucial insight into the continent’s response to a warming climate.
Ice losses from Antarctica have increased global sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, with two fifths of this rise (3 mm) coming in the last five years alone.
Scientists and educators involved in animal research in emerging countries are sharing good practice ideas, plus debating welfare and ethics, as part of pioneering work led by the University.
Princess Kako of Akishino, the 23-year-old granddaughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito, has completed her year as an exchange student at the University of Leeds.
The University of Leeds is among the top 100 universities in the new QS World University Rankings 2019.