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English class divide extends to cosmetic surgery

Published
Thursday 12th April, 2012
Categories
Society & Politics

The English class divide is still going strong when it comes to a choice of where to go abroad for breast implants and nose jobs.

Energy Building officially opens

Published
Wednesday 21st March, 2012
Categories
University

The new £12.5 million Energy Building has been officially opened.

Royal honour

Published
Tuesday 28th February, 2012
Categories
University

University Chancellor Lord Bragg, Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Arthur and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor John Fisher have visited Buckingham Palace to receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize.

Flumes and lasers test elite sportswear

Published
Friday 10th February, 2012
Categories
Science
Technology

Fabric used to make what is believed to be the fastest swimsuit to ever go on the market was tested by Leeds researchers who simulated conditions close to those experienced by elite swimmers.

N8 launches Industry Innovation Forum

Published
Tuesday 31st January, 2012
Categories
Technology
Science

The new Industry Innovation Forum (IIF) led by the N8 Research Partnership officially launches today at an event held at the University of Leeds.

STAR treatment

Published
Monday 30th January, 2012
Categories
Health

A major new national clinical trial for patients with kidney cancer is being led by a team at Leeds, and the first patients have already started receiving treatment.

Medical engineering pioneers' Royal prize

Published
Thursday 24th November, 2011
Categories
Health

Longer-lasting hip joints, replacement heart valves and knee reconstructions - technologies all developed at the University of Leeds - have won the Royal seal of approval.

Leeds 'sludge team' targets nuclear waste

Published
Friday 21st October, 2011
Categories
Technology
Science

It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Researchers from the University of Leeds have teamed up with Sellafield Ltd to clean up radioactive sludge produced by the UK nuclear industry.