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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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Volcanic ash found in Yorkshire could help to improve flight safety forecasts

Predictions of where planes can safely fly following volcanic eruptions could be improved, thanks to fresh discoveries about ash clouds.
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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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Hi-tech nanoknife treatment to kill kidney tumour

A pioneering procedure has been carried out by a University of Leeds specialist using a hi-tech ‘nanoknife’ technology to destroy cancer cells using pulses of high voltage electrical current.
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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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