A major University of Leeds initiative has joined forces with two leading African scientific organisations and is working to improve human health and prevent future food crises in sub-Saharan Africa.

Those of you sceptical of decision-making by committee may need to think again. Scientists have successfully demonstrated that groups of people can reach decisions more accurately than individuals.

The use of temporary workers in the NHS and social care could be costing money and compromising quality and safety, according to a new report published by a team of researchers.

Scotland's newspapers have dramatically changed their use of Scots words since devolution in 1998, according to research at the University of Leeds.

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.