Focusing on technology instead of people is a key factor in events going wrong, according to a major series of reports into crowd behaviour and management, published this week.
Rape trial juries need better guidance in the courtroom - and a better understanding of rape victims - to help them reach their verdict.
Researchers at the University of Leeds have devised a more accurate method of dating ancient human migration - even when no corroborating archaeological evidence exists.
Experienced knitters from a church women's group are helping student midwives at the University of Leeds to promote breastfeeding.
Two of Europe's most eminent public intellectuals will discuss Europe's place in a globalised world and the current financial crisis in a major debate at the University of Leeds this month.