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Minister visits to explore digital technology

Published
Tuesday 19th September, 2023
Categories
Business & Economy
Working with business
Technology

The Minister responsible for UK digital and tech policy visited the University, as a part of the Leeds Digital Festival schedule, to see how the city region is developing innovative digital technology

The Minister for Tech and Digital Economy has a remote controller in his hand controlling a robot which is on a tube in front of him. A member of the Acuity Robotics team is stood beside the Minister telling him how to control the robot.

University innovation helps drive UK economy

Published
Tuesday 25th July, 2023
Categories
Working with business

Leeds has a key role to play in driving innovation and investment in the North, according to business and political leaders.

Rachel Reeves MP stands at a podium on a stage to address guests at Northern Gritstone's AGM.

Why chocolate feels so good? It's down to lubrication

Published
Friday 13th January, 2023
Categories
Working with business
Health
Science

Scientists have decoded the physical process that takes place in the mouth when chocolate is eaten, as it changes from a solid into a smooth emulsion that many people find totally irresistible.

Sample of molten chocolate

New materials to drive UK economic growth

Published
Monday 7th November, 2022
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Working with business
Science
Technology

The Government has announced a £95 million boost to develop the new materials of the future through research at the Henry Royce Institute, a consortium of nine institutions including Leeds.

Grant Shapps, the Business Secretary, touring a lab at the Henry Royce Institute

Research recognition for Leeds academics

Published
Wednesday 15th June, 2022
Categories
Science
University

Two Leeds researchers have received prestigious fellowships aimed at tackling major global challenges.

Profiles shots of Dr Evangelos Pournaras and Dr Richard Mandle.

A high note for research and education

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

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

Spin-out backer announces £215m of investment funds

Published
Friday 20th May, 2022
Categories
University
Working with our region
Working with business

An investment company co-founded by the University has announced an initial injection of £215m from investors.

A technician examines a metal component in a lab.