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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.

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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.

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Leading the way in Earth observation research

- The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded the University of Leeds £5 million to host and lead two national centres for studying the Earth from space.

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When managers attack: Coaches who care about pundits’ opinions worse at controlling anger

- The notoriously short fuses of some sports coaches could be explained by excessive concern with how they will be seen by others, according to new research.

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Genetic mutations warn of skin cancer risk

- Researchers from the University of Leeds have discovered that mutations in a specific gene are responsible for a hereditary form of melanoma.

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Research centre to develop next generation of advanced chemical products

- A new £7 million centre at the University of Leeds will lead UK research in manufacturing advanced chemical products.

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