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Students’ German journey to represent city at youth democracy event

- Six students from the University of Leeds are representing the city at an international youth event marking the end of the Second World War, the liberation of Auschwitz and the defeat of Nazism.

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Hand washing vital in multi-bed hospital wards

- Hospital room designs make a significant difference to the likelihood of bugs being spread through person-to-person contact between medics and patients, according to University of Leeds research.

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Partnering for growth: 100 success stories

- The University of Leeds is marking the completion of its 100th successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).

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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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