A major scientific study has been launched to understand the risks of COVID-19 transmission on buses and trains - and to identify the best measures to control it.

Hundreds of volunteers from the region are taking part in a study to test the effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Scientists have discovered the severity of the impact on a player’s head while heading a football is influenced much more by the speed of the ball than its mass and stiffness.

Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body.

Three leading academic researchers, two alumni and a former Pro-Chancellor at the University of Leeds have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.