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Health and ageing

Researchers find possible association between obesity and male breast cancer

Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a possible association between the rise in obesity and the increase in cases of male breast cancer.
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University funds £17m structural biology lab

The University of Leeds is investing £17 million in a state-of-the-art laboratory for structural biology research.
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Research projects to the fore on International Clinical Trials Day

For International Clinical Trials Day today, the University is highlighting two research projects which show the importance of clinical trials to public health.
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Research aims to improve access to music for people using hearing aids

Beethoven composed some of his most famous works after he became profoundly deaf.
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Culture

Exhibition draws on University’s First World War archive for inspiration

A new exhibition at the University of Leeds demonstrates the First World War’s continuing influence on 21st century creativity.
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Unique project maps the history of the British antiques trade

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.
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University launches campus art trail with unveiling of Simon Fujiwara sculpture

A striking new sculpture by a rising star on the international art scene has been installed at the University of Leeds.
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Students’ German journey to represent city at youth democracy event

Six students from the University of Leeds are representing the city at an international youth event marking the end of the Second World War, the liberation of Auschwitz and the defeat of Nazism.
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Society

Exhibition draws on University’s First World War archive for inspiration

A new exhibition at the University of Leeds demonstrates the First World War’s continuing influence on 21st century creativity.
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Unique project maps the history of the British antiques trade

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.
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Legacies of War: Conscientious objectors’ records in digital memorial

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.
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University teams up with M&S to offer acclaimed free online course

Businesses can benefit from access to leaders in commercial innovation, thanks to collaboration between the University of Leeds and Marks & Spencer.
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Science and technology

New research aims to charge robots remotely

Researchers at the University of Leeds are taking part in a project to develop ways to wirelessly “beam” power into robots and other digital systems.
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Change of approach in dental care across Europe

The University of Leeds is at the forefront of a new four-year project which aims to transform future dental care across Europe.
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University funds £17m structural biology lab

The University of Leeds is investing £17 million in a state-of-the-art laboratory for structural biology research.
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Severe ozone depletion avoided

We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the UN treaty, according to a new study in Nature Communications.
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Sustainable environments

Severe ozone depletion avoided

We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the UN treaty, according to a new study in Nature Communications.
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New project to develop ‘smart’ pesticides

University of Leeds researchers are playing a key role in a €7 million international collaboration, granted by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 fund, to develop new, eco-friendly pesticides.
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Government needs own Plan A to make sustainable clothing more fashionable

Growing alarm at environmentally unsustainable clothing consumption can only be addressed by more government support for retailers and their customers, a University of Leeds academic has argued.
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Getting into hot water: Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species

Hot water could be the answer to stopping aquatic invasive species from “hitchhiking” around Britain on anglers’ and canoeists’ kit, according to a new study.
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