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Diagnostics for viruses a step closer to reality

Published
Friday 17th February, 2012
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Science
Technology
Working with business

Scientists have developed a technique which could form the basis of a non-invasive diagnostic for Adenovirus - the virus responsible for a large number of common illnesses.

Making the leap from 'theory to theatre'

Published
Thursday 16th February, 2012
Categories
Health

A Leeds professor is one of eight of the UK's most promising leaders in medical health research to be awarded a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) professorship.

University of Leeds in step with new dance partner

Published
Tuesday 14th February, 2012
Categories
Arts & Culture

The University of Leeds has announced the signing of a pioneering associate company agreement with the Yorkshire-based Balbir Singh Dance Company.

Major new festival to celebrate arts and industry links

Published
Tuesday 14th February, 2012
Categories
Arts & Culture
Working with business

Ludus Festival Leeds will host an array of local and international performing arts talent, whilst supporting and promoting the cultural life of the City.

Flumes and lasers test elite sportswear

Published
Friday 10th February, 2012
Categories
Technology
Science

Fabric used to make what is believed to be the fastest swimsuit to ever go on the market was tested by Leeds researchers who simulated conditions close to those experienced by elite swimmers.

Board-level ethics must be systematic, report finds

Published
Thursday 9th February, 2012
Categories
Society & Politics

The key to making ethical decisions is to be methodical, says the National Inquiry into Organisational Ethical Decision-Making in the NHS.

Should your business 'go mutual' to survive the downturn?

Published
Monday 6th February, 2012
Categories
Business & Economy

Wisdom has it that employee-owned firms are small, undercapitalised and less efficient than conventional firms. The success of the John Lewis Partnership, the story goes, must be the exception.

A silver bullet to beat cancer?

Published
Thursday 2nd February, 2012
Categories
Health
Health

The internet is awash with stories of how silver can be used to treat cancer. Now, lab tests have shown that it is as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug - and may have fewer side-effects.