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An ice cream revolution starting in Leeds

Published
Wednesday 27th September, 2023
Categories
Alumni

Founder and director of Northern Bloc Dirk Mischendahl is doing ice cream differently. The serial entrepreneur returned to Leeds to support enterprising students starting their own business journeys.

Leeds alum Dirk Mischendahl and co-founder Josh Lee juggle ice cream pots in front of the Northern Bloc factory

Virtual patient teaches real-life mental health skills

Published
Monday 3rd April, 2023
Categories
Technology
Health

Extended-reality assisted clinical training in perinatal mental health has been launched by Health Education England in collaboration with the University of Leeds.

A student wearing a virtual reality headset, interacting with Stacey the virtual patient, who is sitting on a chair with her baby next to her in a baby carrier

Leeds Digital Festival 2022

Published
Tuesday 20th September, 2022
Categories
Working with business
Working with our region
University
Technology

Leeds Digital Festival has announced the full schedule for its latest instalment of the tech showcase, with over 200 events taking place from Tuesday 20 to Friday 30 September.

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Wellcome funding for medical humanities

Published
Thursday 22nd April, 2021
Categories
Arts & Culture

A team from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures has secured £1 million in funding from global charitable foundation Wellcome to develop medical humanities research.

An arts laboratory

Self-driving the longest route yet

Published
Wednesday 5th February, 2020
Categories
Working with business
Technology

A project researching the latest autonomous vehicle technologies has successfully completed a 230-mile self-navigated journey on UK roads.

Nissan LEAF, HumanDrive test vehicle

Inspiring innovation on an international stage

Published
Friday 24th January, 2020
Categories
University

Leeds and the City Region takes its place on the international stage this January, with visitors from across the world seeing first-hand how Leeds inspires innovation.

Aerial view of Leeds City Region

Research Spotlight - June 2019

Published
Monday 1st July, 2019
Categories
University

June's round-up of some of the latest research and education stories from the University.

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Immersive technologies become the new reality at Leeds

Published
Thursday 13th June, 2019
Categories
Technology
University

Virtual reality (VR) is becoming the new normal at the University of Leeds, as staff and students working in engineering, arts, humanities, social sciences and health research embrace the technology.

Student using a virtual reality headset

Decarbonising the world’s industries

Published
Thursday 1st February, 2024
Categories
Science

Harmful emissions from the industrial sector could be reduced by up to 85% across the world, according to new research.

industrial plant with tall chimneys billowing smoke, at dusk