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'Wet' computer server could cut internet waste

Published
Wednesday 27th February, 2013
Categories
Technology
Science

A revolutionary liquid-cooled computer server that could slash the carbon footprint of the internet is being tested at the University of Leeds.

Mouse scans to tackle human heart disease

Published
Thursday 13th July, 2017
Categories
Research and innovation
Health

It’s two thousand times smaller and beats ten times faster – but the mouse heart holds important clues to the way heart disease develops in humans.

Picture shows a mouse in a laboratory

Science Minister George Freeman visits Nexus

Published
Thursday 19th May, 2022
Categories
Science
Working with our region
Working with business

The UK Science Minister visited the University to learn how its state-of-the-art innovation hub is helping the city region become a global force in health technology. 

From left, Professor Nick Plant, Science Minister George Freeman and Dr Martin Stow standing in front of the Nexus logo in the building foyer

Leeds 'sludge team' targets nuclear waste

Published
Friday 21st October, 2011
Categories
Science
Technology

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.

Digital Learning team wins international award

Published
Friday 11th September, 2015
Categories
University

The team responsible for high-tech learning at the University of Leeds has received recognition in the form of the Association for Learning Technology’s Learning Technologist of the Year award.

Researchers uncover new forms of blindness

Published
Monday 7th April, 2014
Categories
Health

Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered six new forms of inherited blindness, each one resulting from mutations in a different gene important in eye development and vision.

Upskilling the nation’s workforce

Published
Monday 7th February, 2022
Categories
University
Working with our region
Working with business

From nursing to computer science, apprenticeships at the University of Leeds offer an alternative route into higher level qualifications.

Three students on an apprenticeship programme in a classroom, studying a screen.

Leeds professor joins Digital Futures Commission

Published
Friday 20th November, 2020
Categories
Business & Economy
Technology
Working with business

A leading academic from the University of Leeds has joined an influential panel of experts on the newly-launched Digital Futures Commission.

Unintended consequences of mask mandates

Published
Monday 10th January, 2022
Categories
Global
Coronavirus
Science

Governments need to be careful about the messaging around compulsory mask wearing to ensure the policy is fully effective, say researchers.

The skyline over Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pioneering research presented to UKRI chair

Published
Tuesday 25th April, 2017
Categories
Science
Environment
University

The impact of the University’s research and its commitment to supporting early career academics has been demonstrated to the incoming chair of the new body set to oversee the UK’s research councils.

John Kingman, Alan Langlands, Andy Dougill