It is worth billions each year to the British economy and inspires endless hours of television programming. But the British antiques trade has been somewhat neglected by academics - until now.

A striking new sculpture by a rising star on the international art scene has been installed at the University of Leeds.

A comprehensive record of those who did not want to fight in the First World War will from today be opened up to the public as part of Imperial War Museums' permanent digital memorial.

The University of Leeds has signalled a commitment to public art with a new key role aimed at highlighting its extensive collection.

Researchers from the University of Leeds are to play a key role in exploring how arts and culture contributes to sustainable prosperity.