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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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Arctic ice cap slides into the Ocean

- Satellite images have revealed that a remote Arctic ice cap has thinned by more than 50 metres since 2012 – about one sixth of its original thickness – and that it is now flowing 25 times faster.

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Manufacturing project aims to take IT beyond the electronic age

- A £5.2 million project led by the University of Leeds is aiming to transform data communications with a new generation of photonic microchips.

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Most carbon-dense ecosystem in Amazonia mapped for first time

- The highest concentration of carbon in parts of Amazonia is not stored in trees, but below the ground as peat, according to new University of Leeds research.

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Migrating ‘supraglacial’ lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss

- Predictions of Greenland ice loss and its impact on rising sea levels may have been greatly underestimated, according to scientists at the University of Leeds.

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Scientists observe the Earth grow a new layer under an Icelandic volcano

- New research into an Icelandic eruption has shed light on how the Earth’s crust forms, according to a paper published today in Nature.

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