Government is missing a ‘huge opportunity’ to reduce the UK's carbon footprint by focusing spending on wind farms instead of materials recycling, according to a leading natural resources researcher.

Plans for the University’s new high speed rail research and development institute have moved forward after West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee backed a £13m investment.

Scientists have discovered the first synthetic material that becomes thicker – at the molecular level – as it is stretched.

The Alan Turing Institute has announced a new urban analytics research programme, led by the University of Leeds.

A new study has predicted the effects driverless cars could have on urban transport systems and public behaviour in the City of Leeds.