A composer working with sounds below the limits of human hearing has been announced as the winner of the inaugural £15,000 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University.

Scientists have identified new ways to provide vaccines against polio, which do not require the growth of live virus for their manufacture.

The results of a £17 million investment in advanced biological research equipment have been unveiled at the University today, with the official opening of the Astbury BioStructure Laboratory.

The University's Cultural Institute and Opera North have announced the shortlist for their inaugural DARE Art Prize.

Six new multi-million pound research hubs, aimed at strengthening the UK’s manufacturing industries, have been announced this week by Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson MP.