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Changing Faces of Heroism since the First World War

- A new online course about how the First World War changed traditional views of heroism is launched today by the University of Leeds, in partnership with the BBC.

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‘Creative accounting’ in Lancashire’s 19th Century cotton mills

- It was a debate which divided Victorian Britain and saw the interests of big business pitted against the health and wellbeing of thousands of children.

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A library's labour of love for the Bard's birthday

- A priceless First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays is now available online, following months of painstaking digitization work at the University of Leeds.

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Lost voices of the Holocaust: rediscovering music from a forgotten world

- Music by a Jewish victim of the Nazis feared lost forever is being performed for the first time since the Holocaust after being uncovered by a University of Leeds researcher.

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A Valentine’s Day letter from the Western Front

- A touching love letter from a young Frenchwoman to her sweetheart Tommy at the front has been unearthed by the University of Leeds.

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Legacies of the First World War

- Exploring the impact of innovation in technology during the Great War and shedding light on how people resisted the war are just two of many insights offered by new University of Leeds research.

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