News

Doing good - or just talking about it?

Published
Friday 25th November, 2011
Categories
Society & Politics
Working with business

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).

Winning Partnership

Published
Thursday 24th November, 2011
Categories
Working with business
University

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.

Medical engineering pioneers' Royal prize

Published
Thursday 24th November, 2011
Categories
Health

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.

Discovery of new muscle repair gene

Published
Monday 21st November, 2011
Categories
Health
Science
Technology

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.

Achieving Recognition and Support for Carers

Published
Wednesday 16th November, 2011
Categories
Health
Society & Politics

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.

Leeds to give £9,000 support for underprivileged students

Published
Monday 14th November, 2011
Categories
University

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.

Business School wins KTP Award

Published
Monday 7th November, 2011
Categories
Working with business
Business & Economy

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.'

Brain parasite directly alters brain chemistry

Published
Friday 4th November, 2011
Categories
Health

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.