In the face of unpredictable weather conditions, waterproof jackets have become key items in many people’s wardrobes.

St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds is to become the first formally recognised university teaching hospice in the UK, following the announcement of a strengthened relationship with the University.

An academic at the University of Leeds has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for ground-breaking research into pressure sores.

Scientists have developed a new biological tool for examining molecules – the building blocks of life. It could provide new insights and benefits such as reducing numbers of animals used in research.

A major international study has revealed for the first time how a baby’s DNA can increase the risk its mother will develop pre-eclampsia – a potentially lethal condition for both mother and child.