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University honours excellence

Published
Friday 22nd June, 2012
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University

The former Director General of MI5, Britain's top prosecutor and an acclaimed historian have been honoured by the University of Leeds.

Bat bridges don't work

Published
Thursday 14th June, 2012
Categories
Environment
Environment

Wire bridges built to guide bats safely across busy roads simply do not work, University of Leeds researchers have confirmed.

'Hitch-hiking' viral therapy deals a double blow to cancer

Published
Wednesday 13th June, 2012
Categories
Health
Science
Health
Science

Scientists have shown how a promising viral therapy that delivers a double blow to cancer can sneak up on tumours undetected by hitching a ride on blood cells.

'Youth friendly' messages on medicines for kids

Published
Friday 1st June, 2012
Categories
Health
Science
Health
Science

Medicines for treating ADHD will now include information written with youngsters and teens in mind, thanks to work by researchers at the University of Leeds and the MHRA.

Patients to benefit from better advice on pain control

Published
Wednesday 23rd May, 2012
Categories
Health

New guidance for doctors and other prescribers on the use of strong painkillers for patients with chronic or incurable disease has been welcomed by researchers at the University of Leeds.

Is the Earth a cosmic feather-duster?

Published
Friday 18th May, 2012
Categories
Science
Environment

Scientists at the University of Leeds are looking to discover how dust particles in the solar system interact with the Earth's atmosphere.