Experts from the University of Leeds are advising the Government on the covid-19 pandemic, including as members of influential scientific panels.

Two University of Leeds professors have been elected to the prestigious Royal Society in recognition of substantial contributions to their fields.

The University has been working with its closest partners – including Leeds University Union and its global alumni community – to support those most in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Scientists have identified a key process in the way bacteria protect themselves from attack - and it heralds a new strategy in the hunt for antibiotics.

Scientists have – for the first time – shown how chemical triggers in the nervous system can amplify the pain experienced by mammals in response to certain stimuli.