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Leeds professor elected to Royal Society

Published
Thursday 1st May, 2014
Categories
University

Sheena Radford, Astbury Professor of Biophysics at the University of Leeds, has been made a fellow of the Royal Society.

Health experts investigate new fitness regimes

Published
Thursday 1st May, 2014
Categories
Health

Researchers looking at ways to improve government physical activity guidelines and tackle Britain's fitness crisis are calling for volunteers to take part in a new study.

Could Colombian ranchers become 'carbon farmers'?

Published
Wednesday 30th April, 2014
Categories
Environment

Converting cattle ranches to forests is a cheap way of tackling climate change and saving species threatened with extinction, a new study has found.

A library's labour of love for the Bard's birthday

Published
Wednesday 23rd April, 2014
Categories
Arts & Culture

A priceless First Folio of Shakespeare's plays is now available online, following months of painstaking digitization work at the University of Leeds.

Ambulance ECGs save lives, study finds

Published
Monday 14th April, 2014
Categories
Health

People are more likely to survive a heart attack if they have an electrocardiogram (ECG) in the ambulance on the way to hospital, research by the University of Leeds has shown.

Invasive species 'hitchhiking' on water sports kit

Published
Thursday 10th April, 2014
Categories
Environment

Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be "hitchhiking" around Britain on canoeists' and anglers' kit, according to a new study.