Latest news - November 2017

Doctoral College Showcase: Book to attend

Join us on Monday 4 December to celebrate achievements of postgraduate research at the University. All are welcome.

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Leeds sees big increase in research awards

The University has seen a £12m boost in research council awards during 2016/17 according to a Times Higher Education (THE) analysis published today.

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New N8 Research Partnership director appointed

The N8 Research Partnership (N8), a collaboration of the North’s eight leading research universities, including Leeds, has announced the appointment of Dr Annette Bramley as its new director.

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Lifetime Achievement Award for Leeds Professor

Professor Julia Newton Bishop has been awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society for Melanoma Research for her major contribution to melanoma research.

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Dr Sophie Williams awarded almost £1m research grant

Dr Sophie Williams, School of Mechanical Engineering, is one of eight researchers awarded a grant to address long-term health challenges through the development of innovative healthcare technologies.

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Leeds in top two Russell Group universities for sustainability

We are the second highest in the Russell Group and joint 16th overall, according to the People and Planet University League.

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