News

Assessing household mixing during the pandemic

Published
Thursday 25th November, 2021
Categories
Coronavirus
Health
Technology

Key data showing how people adhered to the UK government’s COVID-19 laws preventing household mixing in England have been analysed for the first time. 

A person's hands holding a mobile phone with a location pin and map shown on the screen

Less healthy foods and drinks also damage climate

Published
Thursday 25th November, 2021
Categories
News
Health

Cutting out your morning pastry and expensive coffee might help fight the climate crisis, a Leeds-led study published today reveals.

A breakfast of pastries and coffee

Leeds wins funding to open up postgraduate research

Published
Wednesday 24th November, 2021
Categories
University

Two major new research projects to improve access to postgraduate study for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students are underway at Leeds.

A group of students sitting outside at the University of Leeds

Free green services could substantially reduce household emissions

Published
Tuesday 23rd November, 2021
Categories
Business & Economy
Environment
Society & Politics

Using carbon tax revenue to fund free green electricity and public transport could significantly reduce individual households’ greenhouse gas emissions, a new study has found. 

A side view of an electric bus

Vice-Chancellor’s latest blog

Published
Friday 19th November, 2021
Categories
University

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk’s latest blog sets out why we need to transform research culture in order to tackle Global Challenges.

University of Leeds Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk

Plastic shields reduce COVID risk for motorbike taxis

Published
Thursday 18th November, 2021
Categories
Health
Global
Science

Affordable plastic shields reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection for passengers on motorcycle taxis popular in developing countries, a new study suggests.

Motorcycle taxi drivers from the back.