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Bragg Centre: a new focus for materials research

Published
Wednesday 23rd January, 2019
Categories
Research and innovation
Technology

A new centre for research into the analysis and development of advanced materials has launched at the University of Leeds.

Bragg instrument

Engineering materials – creating prosperity

Published
Tuesday 28th February, 2017
Categories
Technology

Government ministers have announced that the University of Leeds is to receive a multi-million pound share of funding for research into advanced materials.

Parkinson tower

Virus could help treat advanced cancers

Published
Monday 11th June, 2018
Categories
Health
Science

Early results from a small-scale clinical trial have revealed the potential of a virus to treat some advanced cancers.

Picture shows human cancer cells which had been cultured in the laboratory

New material that thickens as it’s pulled

Published
Tuesday 4th December, 2018
Categories
Science
Technology

Scientists have discovered the first synthetic material that becomes thicker – at the molecular level – as it is stretched.

Liquid crystal elastomer with auxetic capabilities

Advanced imaging shows real-time molecular interaction

Published
Tuesday 11th August, 2020
Categories
Science
Technology
University

Visualising how molecules move in cells or interact with drugs will be possible with one of the world’s most advanced imaging centres being developed at the University.

The image shows an electron microscope picture of a cell. It is an oval shape structure with a blue colour.

Novel material keeps itself germ-free

Published
Thursday 5th October, 2017
Categories
Health
Technology

Scientists have developed a novel weapon in the battle against deadly hospital-acquired infections – a textile that disinfects itself.

Picture shows a hand opening a door

New school to boost engineering education

Published
Tuesday 5th August, 2014
Categories
University

The University has joined with local organisations and businesses to set up a Leeds school aimed at 14 to 18 year olds interested in engineering and advanced manufacturing.

University unveils £17m Astbury lab investment

Published
Tuesday 31st January, 2017
Categories
Science
University

The results of a £17 million investment in advanced biological research equipment have been unveiled at the University today, with the official opening of the Astbury BioStructure Laboratory.

Microscope