News

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.

Scotland first to map wild land

Published
Thursday 2nd February, 2012
Categories
Environment

In a first for the UK, a new map detailing Scotland's wild areas is being published today by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

N8 launches Industry Innovation Forum

Published
Tuesday 31st January, 2012
Categories
Science
Technology

The new Industry Innovation Forum (IIF) led by the N8 Research Partnership officially launches today at an event held at the University of Leeds.

STAR treatment

Published
Monday 30th January, 2012
Categories
Health

A major new national clinical trial for patients with kidney cancer is being led by a team at Leeds, and the first patients have already started receiving treatment.

Young people reach for excellence

Published
Friday 27th January, 2012
Categories
University

Two hundred A-level students from across the region will take part in an intensive programme of activity aimed to help them succeed in their studies - and aim for a place at a leading University.