Schools are being urged to support a study to help determine the effect of the national lockdown on children’s learning.

A major scientific study has been launched to understand the risks of COVID-19 transmission on buses and trains - and to identify the best measures to control it.

Hundreds of volunteers from the region are taking part in a study to test the effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Wearable digital devices are to be trialled in care homes to establish whether the technology can help reduce covid-19 infections and prevent deaths.

Three leading academic researchers, two alumni and a former Pro-Chancellor at the University of Leeds have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.