Virtual reality (VR) is becoming the new normal at the University of Leeds, as staff and students working in engineering, arts, humanities, social sciences and health research embrace the technology.

Engineers have developed a prototype endoscope which they say could cut the cost of manufacture from £80,000 to just £40.

Leeds City Council’s Plans Panel has given the green light to support the University’s application to develop a site that will host large-scale research and experimental facilities.

Astronomers have discovered a binary star system with the closest high-mass young stellar objects ever measured, providing a valuable “laboratory” to test theories on high mass binary star formation.

The University has announced 50 fully-funded PhD researcher places to unlock the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medical diagnosis and care.