News

When love is in the air...

Published
Thursday 15th July, 2021
Categories
Science
Environment

Researchers are asking everybody across the UK to help survey one of the most amazing phenomena in the insect world – when millions of ants take to the air for their nuptial flight.

A flying ant, perched on a blade of grass.

Yorkshire Sculpture International's summer programme

Published
Friday 9th July, 2021
Categories
Arts & Culture

Work by the University’s Gatenby Fellow in Contemporary Art has been selected for Yorkshire Sculpture International's summer programme, which starts this weekend.

Akeelah Bertram

Northern Gritstone announces leadership team

Published
Thursday 8th July, 2021
Categories
University
Working with Business
Business & Economy

Northern Gritstone, a new investment company founded by the Universities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield, has appointed Lord Jim O’Neill as Non-Executive Chairman and Duncan Johnson as CEO.

An engineer and a technician working together on a drone in an office

Developing new techniques to build biomaterials

Published
Wednesday 7th July, 2021
Categories
Science
Technology

Scientists at the University of Leeds have developed an approach that could help in the design of a new generation of synthetic biomaterials made from proteins.

A visualisation of a network of connected proteins.

New treatment options for deadliest of cancers

Published
Wednesday 7th July, 2021
Categories
Health
Science

A new way to target a mutant protein which can cause the deadliest of cancers in humans has been uncovered by scientists at Leeds.

Hospital doctor giving results to a patient.