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Spin-out backer announces £215m of investment funds

Published
Friday 20th May, 2022
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Working with business
Working with our region
University

An investment company co-founded by the University has announced an initial injection of £215m from investors.

A technician examines a metal component in a lab.

Ten years leading the Seychelles economy

Published
Thursday 19th May, 2022
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Alumni

As Governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS), Caroline Abel (Economics Studies 1999) is one of the most influential figures in a country navigating extraordinary global events.

Caroline Abel

Science Minister George Freeman visits Nexus

Published
Thursday 19th May, 2022
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Science
Working with our region
Working with business

The UK Science Minister visited the University to learn how its state-of-the-art innovation hub is helping the city region become a global force in health technology. 

From left, Professor Nick Plant, Science Minister George Freeman and Dr Martin Stow standing in front of the Nexus logo in the building foyer

Investigating how scarred hearts affect athletes

Published
Monday 16th May, 2022
Categories
Health
Science

New research will monitor the heartbeats of more than 100 athletes over two years to measure how endurance exercise impacts their heart.

computerised human body with the heart highlighted

Building teenagers’ resilience to say 'No' to smoking

Published
Monday 16th May, 2022
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Health
Science
Society & Politics

A training programme to help teenagers say “No” if they are offered a cigarette or asked to vape is being offered to schools under a licensing deal signed by the University.

An unidentified teenage girl smoking a cigarette

REF 2021: University of Leeds research delivers real world impact 

Published
Thursday 12th May, 2022
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News
University

The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 identified that over 90% of University of Leeds research has an overall quality rating of “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.

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Seeing Stars: New exhibition takes art into outer space

Published
Wednesday 11th May, 2022
Categories
Arts & Culture

A new exhibition at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery is shining a light on contemporary artists who use the newest technologies for space imaging in their art practice.

Hondartza Fraga photographed in front of Saturn and Melancholy