UK companies making bold claims about social and environmental achievements are using incorrect and irrelevant data, say researchers at the University of Leeds and Euromed Management School (France).
The University of Leeds, working in partnership with Sellafield Ltd, has won the Core Chemical Engineering Award at the Institution of Chemical Engineers 2011 Awards.
Longer-lasting hip joints, replacement heart valves and knee reconstructions - technologies all developed at the University of Leeds - have won the Royal seal of approval.
An international team of researchers from Leeds, London and Berlin has discovered more about the function of muscle stem cells, thanks to next-generation DNA sequencing techniques.
Carers could benefit from gym membership, laptops or short holidays to help keep them well when giving a high level of care to sick, frail or disabled relatives, a major study has found.
Students from less privileged backgrounds will receive £9,000 during the first year of their studies at the University of Leeds, thanks to a gift of £900,000 from Lord Laidlaw of Rothiemay.
The Leeds Universities and Colleges Crime Reduction Partnership has been recognised by the Home Office with their equivalent of an Oscar.
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between Leeds University Business School and Clydesdale Bank has been awarded the ESRC award for 'Best Application of Social Science in a KTP 2011.'
Research shows infection by the brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii, found in 10-20 per cent of the UK's population, directly affects the production of dopamine, a key chemical messenger in the brain.
Was it humans or climate change that caused the extinctions of the iconic Ice Age mammals (megafauna) such as the woolly rhinoceros and woolly mammoth?