Edible insects could be a key ingredient to avoiding a global food crisis, according to a new report, but there are significant barriers to overcome before they are part of the mainstream.

Leeds plays host to the world’s largest conference of its kind this week as the University’s International Medieval Congress (IMC) comes to the city once more.

Leading figures from the worlds of science, the arts and industry will be the recipients of honorary degrees from the University of Leeds next month.

Leeds has won an award for embedding a collaborative approach to sustainability across all aspects of the University curriculum.

The Priestley Building will provide a base on the University's main campus for leading climate-related research.