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Preventing European cancer epidemic 

Published
Wednesday 16th November, 2022
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Science

Europe will face a cancer epidemic in the next decade if weaknesses in cancer health systems and cancer research are not urgently addressed, say the authors of a major new report. 

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My Dad Wrote a Porno gang met at Leeds

Published
Monday 14th November, 2022
Categories
News

From a kitchen table to the Royal Albert Hall: how three Leeds alumni turned some dubious content into comedy gold.

My Dad Wrote a Porno friends throwing papers from manuscript in the air.

Benefit deductions are deepening poverty in Leeds

Published
Monday 14th November, 2022
Categories
Society & Politics
Working with our region
Health

Leeds residents are increasingly having to borrow from loan sharks and high-interest lenders to meet their basic needs because of issues with their benefits, according to new research.

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Cost of living payments

Published
Friday 11th November, 2022
Categories
Statements
University

The University of Leeds has announced further cost of living support for staff, students and post-graduate researchers (PGRs). 

Fighting the climate crisis through film

Published
Friday 11th November, 2022
Categories
Alumni

Creative Producer and Co-founder of Duna Films Théo Grainzevelles uses video to inspire climate action. He is playing a key role at COP27, broadcasting proceedings around the globe.

Théo Grainzevelles sits on the stage at COP27

COP27 and research at Leeds

Published
Thursday 10th November, 2022
Categories
Global
Science
Environment
Society & Politics

The 2020s have been described as the critical decade for climate change.

People protesting for action on climate change

'Communicate smarter' about climate change action

Published
Thursday 10th November, 2022
Categories
Environment
Science
Society & Politics

Policy analysts and planners will be able to “communicate smarter” about climate change action by using a new online decision-support tool which has been launched at COP27.

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Communities needing help to put food on tables

Published
Tuesday 8th November, 2022
Categories
Health

Communities across the UK which need help to access affordable food have been identified in a groundbreaking study by researchers at the University of Leeds.

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Scientists and engineers champion building ventilation

Published
Tuesday 8th November, 2022
Categories
Health
Global
Science
Working with business

A campaign promoting the role of better building ventilation to support health and wellbeing has been launched by a coalition of scientists and engineering bodies.

Ventilation ducts on a building

New materials to drive UK economic growth

Published
Monday 7th November, 2022
Categories
Technology
Science
Working with business

The Government has announced a £95 million boost to develop the new materials of the future through research at the Henry Royce Institute, a consortium of nine institutions including Leeds.

Grant shapps, the Business Secretary, touring a lab at the Henry Royce Institute