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AI can map the outline and area of giant icebergs

Published
Thursday 9th November, 2023
Categories
Technology
Science
Environment

Scientists have trained an artificial intelligence or AI system to accurately map in one-hundredth of a second the surface area and outline of giant icebergs captured on satellite images.

A large iceberg floating in the sea in Disko Bay, Greenland. The iceberg stands tall above the sea, posing a hazard to nearby maritime traffic

Amitriptyline helps relieve IBS symptoms

Published
Tuesday 17th October, 2023
Categories
Science
Health

A cheap and widely available prescription drug can improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome in patients seen in GP surgeries, new research presented today at UEG Week 2023 has found. 

A person's torso with their right hand covering their stomach, and their left hand on their hip

HELIX digital innovation space launches

Published
Thursday 5th October, 2023
Categories
Technology
University

A cutting-edge digital learning space for students, staff and the local community has opened at the University of Leeds.

Four people - Margaret Korosec, Simone Buitendijk, Bethan Corner and Jeff Grabill - stand in front of a screen.

Art, music and performances shine on campus for Light Night

Published
Wednesday 4th October, 2023
Categories
Working with our region
Arts & Culture

Visitors can experience the magic of the UK’s largest annual arts and lights festival, Light Night, on the University of Leeds campus on 12 and 13 October.

Glowing fireflies fly around a forest path at night.

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.

Festival celebrates digital enterprise and innovation

Published
Monday 18th September, 2023
Categories
Technology
News

Leeds Digital Festival returns this year with more than 240 events designed to celebrate and explore the city's leading role in digital enterprise and innovation.

Young man wears a virtual reality headset

Ravenous black hole takes bites out of star

Published
Thursday 7th September, 2023
Categories
Science

A ravenous black hole in a galaxy close to ours is taking bites out of a star like the Sun every time it orbits, new research has revealed. 

A shiny, golden three-telescope NASA space observatory floats in the darkness of space

What worms can tell us about brains and behaviour

Published
Wednesday 23rd August, 2023
Categories
Science

The University of Leeds has collaborated with a leading American institution on research that helps to crack the code that relates brain and behaviour.

A microscopic nematode worm, which appears bright blue against a black backdrop

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.

Inspiring the next generation of data scientists

Published
Wednesday 5th July, 2023
Categories
Science

Excited pupils explored virtual landscapes and learned new digital skills when they visited state-of-the-art facilities at the University of Leeds.

Three high school pupils wearing VR headsets and using VR hand controls, seated in front of a screen showing a hospital scene