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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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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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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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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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Name change ushers in new era for choir

The Clothworkers Consort of Leeds is the new name for the Leeds University Liturgical Choir.
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Fostering a research environment in Arts

The Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI) is launching a new set of activities in 2012-13, following a strategic review by the Faculty of Arts.
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Team Talk - Plant Nematology Group

We talk to the University's Plant Nematology Group, who carry out research into plant parasitic nematodes, about their projects, challenges and rewarding experiences.
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Bulbs for bees

Look out for a colourful surprise next spring, when some 3,000 crocus and snowdrop bulbs burst into life across campus.
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