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Improve air quality inside buildings - leading engineers

Published
Monday 13th June, 2022
Categories
Technology
Health
Working with our region

Air quality inside buildings and on transport systems should be improved to reduce the impact of future pandemics or the spread of flu and other infectious diseases, say engineers and scientists. 

Ventilation duct

Ukraine

Published
Friday 10th June, 2022
Categories
University

Update from Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk on the University’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian flag, cropped

Industrial action 2021/22

Published
Friday 10th June, 2022
Categories
Statements

A message to staff from Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk.

Tackling the phosphorus crisis

Published
Thursday 9th June, 2022
Categories
Science
Environment

Global mismanagement of phosphorus is threatening food security and polluting water, according to a new report into the use of the finite nutrient.

Picture of a phosphorus mining process

Targeting mosquito spit to halt virus spread 

Published
Thursday 9th June, 2022
Categories
Health
Science
Global

A molecule in mosquito saliva has been identified as a potential target for vaccination against a range of diseases for which there is no protection or medicine. 

A mosquito on human skin.

A high note for research and education

Published
Tuesday 7th June, 2022
Categories
University
Science
Technology
Working with business

A fanfare performed by the Black Dyke Band has marked the official opening of the Sir William Henry Bragg building, a hub for physical sciences and engineering teaching and research at the University.

Quintet from the Black Dyke Band

COVID-19's toll on global cardiac services

Published
Tuesday 31st May, 2022
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Global

A major study has revealed the global collateral damage caused by the disruption to cardiac services from the COVID-19 pandemic.

A heart monitoring device at the end of a hospital bed

Rogue proteins targeted by new technology

Published
Monday 30th May, 2022
Categories
Health
Science
Working with our region

Scientists plan to develop technology to isolate and extract fragments of a "rogue" protein linked to diabetes.

Biological sciences building, University of Leeds