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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 Innovation and Enterprise Centre receives £3m boost

- The University of Leeds has welcomed significant investment from the Government’s Local Growth Deals programme for its planned University Innovation and Enterprise Centre (UIEC) in the city.

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University of Leeds in top 10 for research and impact power

- A new assessment of higher education institutions, based on the strength of their research, positions Leeds as one of the top UK universities for research and impact power.

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Reframing disaster: revisiting global disasters

- This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disaster in India, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th anniversary of the South Asian tsunami on Boxing Day 2004.

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National award for transforming data into knowledge

- A collaboration between Leeds-based The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) and the University of Leeds has won a national Research Council UK impact award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.

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Celebrating the work of a neglected scientific pioneer

- A University of Leeds academic has shed important new light on the fascinating story of a pioneer whose contribution to one of science’s biggest discoveries has long been overlooked.

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