News

Young people reach for excellence

Published
Friday 27th January, 2012
Categories
University

Two hundred A-level students from across the region will take part in an intensive programme of activity aimed to help them succeed in their studies - and aim for a place at a leading University.

DAAD prize for undergraduate student Christina Katsianis

Published
Friday 27th January, 2012
Categories
Arts & Culture

Undergraduate student in German and Economics, Christina Katsianis, has been presented with a prize for her entry in a national competition run by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).

Following genetic footprints out of Africa

Published
Thursday 26th January, 2012
Categories
Society & Politics
Science

A new study, using genetic analysis to look for clues about human migration, suggests that the first modern humans settled in Arabia on their way from the Horn of Africa to the rest of the world.

White Rose universities launch new bioscience PhDs

Published
Tuesday 24th January, 2012
Categories
University
Science

A successful collaboration between the White Rose universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York has attracted £6 million to create a joint Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) in mechanistic biology.

M&S Company Archive Fashion Design Styling Project

Published
Tuesday 24th January, 2012
Categories
Working with business
Business & Economy

Design students have created innovative outfits from vintage and new Marks & Spencer clothes and accessories as part of their degree.

Low carbon, moderate income and long life

Published
Monday 23rd January, 2012
Categories
Health

A new study shows that countries with high incomes and high carbon emissions do not achieve higher life expectancies than those with moderate incomes and lower carbon emissions.

Bright future for young entrepreneurs

Published
Thursday 19th January, 2012
Categories
University

The range and quality of student entrepreneurship at the University is growing year on year, according to SPARK, the University's business start-up support service.

Seeking benefits, avoiding conflicts

Published
Friday 13th January, 2012
Categories
Business & Economy

A new report on Uganda's emerging oil and gas industry says companies can improve their corporate social responsibility (CSR) to give fairer employment, compensation and land deals to communities.