News

Building globally sustainable food systems

Published
Thursday 23rd June, 2022
Categories
Global
Environment

Fellows from six African countries this week joined colleagues at Leeds to strengthen networks and build research and leadership skills, helping to bring sustainable change in African food systems.

FSNet fellows visit the environmental observatory on the University farm

Can robotics help us achieve sustainable development?

Published
Thursday 23rd June, 2022
Categories
Global
Technology

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might facilitate or impede the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

robot arms autonomously maintaining protective netting in agricultural nursery

Toyin wins award for her work in engineering

Published
Tuesday 21st June, 2022
Categories
Alumni

Toyin Jegede is a trailblazer who has been named an "Engineering Hero" by Nigeria's professional women engineers association.

Toyin Jegede profile image

Raising the ‘Curtain’ on new campus sculpture

Published
Monday 20th June, 2022
Categories
Arts & Culture
University

World-renowned Spanish sculptor Juanjo Novella will officially launch his sculpture ‘Curtain’ at the University of Leeds this week.

The new sculpture

Heart surgery backlog requires urgent action

Published
Friday 17th June, 2022
Categories
Health
Science

Urgent action is needed to clear the backlog of people with a common heart condition waiting for life-saving treatment, according to new research.

Image of heart surgery performance

Research recognition for Leeds academics

Published
Wednesday 15th June, 2022
Categories
University
Science

Two Leeds researchers have received prestigious fellowships aimed at tackling major global challenges.

Profiles shots of Dr Evangelos Pournaras and Dr Richard Mandle.

Taking UK airborne research to new heights

Published
Wednesday 15th June, 2022
Categories
Environment
Technology

The UK’s flying laboratory will remain at the forefront of environmental research following a significant investment by the UK Government.

FAAM Airborne Laboratory aircraft in a hangar.

Low-tech: just what the doctor ordered

Published
Tuesday 14th June, 2022
Categories
Technology
Global
Health

Medical equipment that can be manufactured at low cost and easily maintained will help extend surgery to the five billion people worldwide who currently cannot get access to it, say researchers.

Three members of an operating team with a patient