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Investigating how scarred hearts affect athletes

Published
Monday 16th May, 2022
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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”.

Picture of the Great Hall with trees in full bloom

Seeing Stars: New exhibition takes art into outer space

Published
Wednesday 11th May, 2022
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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

Novel approach to brain tumour treatment

Published
Monday 9th May, 2022
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Health
Science

A potential new approach to treating one of the most common and devastating forms of brain cancer in adults has been developed in a seven-year research project.

A human brain scan showing repeated images of a brain tumour

Clinical trial opens new way of treating prostate cancer

Published
Wednesday 4th May, 2022
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Health

A different way of treating people with prostate cancer will be investigated by researchers at the University of Leeds in a new clinical trial funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research. 

A radiotherapy machine in a hospital treatment room,