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New project to develop ‘smart’ pesticides

- University of Leeds researchers are playing a key role in a €7 million international collaboration, granted by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 fund, to develop new, eco-friendly pesticides.

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Government needs own Plan A to make sustainable clothing more fashionable

- Growing alarm at environmentally unsustainable clothing consumption can only be addressed by more government support for retailers and their customers, a University of Leeds academic has argued.

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Innovation gives pregnant women with diabetes round-the-clock glucose control

- Achieving better glucose control in pregnant women with diabetes by using continuous glucose monitoring may help them give birth to healthier children, new research from the University of Leeds says.

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University appoints a champion for public art

- The University of Leeds has signalled a commitment to public art with a new key role aimed at highlighting its extensive collection.

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Leeds offers top student experience, says Times Higher Education survey

- Students have rated the University of Leeds as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK. The University has now been ranked in the top ten for the fifth year running.

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Getting into hot water: Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species

- Hot water could be the answer to stopping aquatic invasive species from “hitchhiking” around Britain on anglers’ and canoeists’ kit, according to a new study.

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