Improved understanding of the way hundreds of different types of disease-causing bacteria operate could help pave the way to tackling their effects, according to leading scientists.

Three University of Leeds professors have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, in recognition of their significant contribution to the field.

The first ever satellite tracking study of one the world’s endangered seal species has revealed new information about their migration habits and hunting patterns.

China’s Ambassador to the UK was shown a wealth of world-leading University of Leeds research and culture on his first visit to the city.

A natural substance known to activate pain in the central nervous system has been found to have the opposite effect in other parts of the body, potentially paving the way for new pain control methods.