The University of Leeds is investing £10m to develop the UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration.

Scientists have developed a novel weapon in the battle against deadly hospital-acquired infections – a textile that disinfects itself.

The University has led a Science and Innovation Audit, commissioned by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to highlight investment opportunities for medical technologies

Developing more durable infrastructure materials to help the public and private sectors save money and reduce their environmental impact is the focus of new civil engineering research at Leeds.

The University’s research into new ways of tackling drug-resistant infections will be bolstered by a pioneering programme to develop the next generation of scientists specialising in this area.