News

Addressing the problem of protein aggregation

Published
Thursday 3rd January, 2013
Categories
Science
Health

Scientists from the University and MedImmune are collaborating on a PhD studentship investigating the role that transient excursions from the folded functional state of a protein plays in aggregation.

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New Year's honours for Leeds

Published
Wednesday 2nd January, 2013
Categories
University

A member of staff, alumni and a generous supporter of the University of Leeds are recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

University appoints new Pro-Chancellor

Published
Wednesday 2nd January, 2013
Categories
University

The University of Leeds has appointed Mr David Gray as Pro-Chancellor and Chair of the Council - the University's governing body - in succession to Mrs Linda Pollard.

Occasional family meals boost kids' fruit and veg intake

Published
Thursday 20th December, 2012
Categories
Health

Eating meals together as a family, even if only twice a week, boosts children's daily fruit and vegetable intake to near the recommended 5 A Day, according to researchers at the University of Leeds.

Stepping up to Bootcamp

Published
Wednesday 19th December, 2012
Categories
Business & Economy
Working with business

Fledgling entrepreneurs currently studying at the University of Leeds have participated in a special Business Bootcamp aimed at boosting their chances of business success.

Former student's $4 million gift

Published
Wednesday 19th December, 2012
Categories
University

A $4 million gift from a former student will fund a programme of research and study at the University of Leeds. It is one of the biggest philanthropic gifts ever given to the University.