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Leeds professor elected to Royal Society

- Sheena Radford, Astbury Professor of Biophysics at the University of Leeds, has been made a fellow of the Royal Society.

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New technique could transform low-energy light detection

- Researchers have discovered a way to use standard semiconductors to detect light over a much broader range of wavelengths.

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New investment for medical imaging device

- Quantum Imaging Ltd, a University of Leeds spin out, has secured a £1.6 million investment to develop its medical imaging technology.

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Leading the way in Earth observation research

- The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded the University of Leeds £5 million to host and lead two national centres for studying the Earth from space.

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Research centre to develop next generation of advanced chemical products

- A new £7 million centre at the University of Leeds will lead UK research in manufacturing advanced chemical products.

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Researchers solve paradox of virus construction

- A new study has solved a long-standing puzzle of how common viruses reproduce themselves during an infection, opening up new possibilities for treating a range of diseases from HIV to the common cold.

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