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Study warns of 'alarming rise' in long-lived greenhouse gas

Published
Thursday 13th June, 2024
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Environment
News

Emissions of a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide or methane increased unabated up to 2020, according to a new report which a University of Leeds academic helped to produce.

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Sketching helps students and staff connect to landscape

Published
Tuesday 11th June, 2024
Categories
Arts & Culture

A sustainability project is using sketching as a tool to encourage students and staff at Leeds University Business School (LUBS) to appreciate the power of walking.

Group shot of Walking to Zero participants

Using AI to detect heart failure

Published
Friday 7th June, 2024
Categories
Health
Science

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool could improve early diagnosis of heart failure, according to research led by the University of Leeds.

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Rate of global warming caused by humans at an all-time high

Published
Wednesday 5th June, 2024
Categories
Environment

Global warming caused by humans is advancing at 0.26°C per decade – the highest rate since records began, according to new research by more than 50 leading international scientists.

The sun breaks through the clouds and shines on the ocean.

How schools can help children eat well and be active

Published
Wednesday 29th May, 2024
Categories
Health
Working with our region

The health of children and young people in the UK is getting worse, with children’s education, health and wellbeing affected by inactivity and unhealthy diets, new research has found.

Five children running in a field.

Female leadership in action at Africa Week

Published
Friday 24th May, 2024
Categories
University

Leadership is shown with actions – not with what you say, Leeds’ first Lord Mayor of African descent said in an inspiring panel discussion about Women in Leadership.

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Abigail Marshall Katung with her University of Leeds alum banner.