Press releases

Subscribe to RSS feed

News archive

Media relations

Ambulance ECGs save lives, study finds

- People are more likely to survive a heart attack if they have an electrocardiogram (ECG) in the ambulance on the way to hospital, research by the University of Leeds has shown.

Read more

New technique could transform low-energy light detection

- Researchers have discovered a way to use standard semiconductors to detect light over a much broader range of wavelengths.

Read more

University’s robotics research showcased in London

- The University of Leeds is joining forces with Universities UK in June to celebrate how research is improving lives, focusing on the extraordinary contribution that robots are making to society.

Read more

Invasive species 'hitchhiking' on water sports kit

- Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be “hitchhiking” around Britain on canoeists’ and anglers’ kit, according to a new study.

Read more

New investment for medical imaging device

- Quantum Imaging Ltd, a University of Leeds spin out, has secured a £1.6 million investment to develop its medical imaging technology.

Read more

Researchers uncover new forms of blindness

- Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered six new forms of inherited blindness, each one resulting from mutations in a different gene important in eye development and vision.

Read more