Care leavers may need extra support when accessing university and during their time studying. Leeds offers a wide range of help, from bursaries to bedding.

Drugs prescribed to high-risk stroke patients are costing the NHS hundreds of millions each year – but they are so effective, the service is actually saving money.

Gold nanotubes – tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair – could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibres, say researchers.

Scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures for the first time using 3D printing.

The University has appointed Professor Nick Plant as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation.