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New support for medical innovation in Yorkshire’s universities

The University of Leeds has secured a £2.25 million investment to support the commercialisation of medical technologies developed by five universities in the Leeds City Region.
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From musical innovation to climate change, contributing to the British Science Festival

A pioneering digital musician is following in the footsteps of physicist Brian Cox by being chosen to give a public lecture at the British Science Festival in Bradford (7-10 September).
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Brazilian wasp venom kills cancer cells by opening them up

The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used in the fight against cancer, according to new University of Leeds research.
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Study finds only 44% of people in England capable of getting to work by walking or cycling

Most people in England could not get work without motorised modes of transport, according to new research by the University of Leeds.
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Bats wake up and smell the coffee

Intensive agriculture is taking a toll on bats in the Western Ghats of India, but shade-grown coffee, remnant rainforest patches and riverine vegetation strips may help struggling species hang on.
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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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