Eric Lu, 20, from the US, has been awarded first place at the Leeds International Piano Competition, widely regarded as among the most coveted prizes in the musical world.

Building better infrastructure to withstand earthquakes will be the core topic of discussion during a top-level international conference at Leeds next week.

Viruses have shown renewed promise in the treatment of cancer, after new research has shown they retain their cancer-killing ability even when injected into the bloodstream.

Lang Lang, the globally-renowned Chinese pianist, educator and philanthropist, is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Leeds.

A new multi-million pound research project to boost creative innovation in the textile and fashion industry is being spearheaded by the University of Leeds.