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Upskilling the nation’s workforce

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

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

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New weather app to save lives and livelihoods

Published
Monday 31st January, 2022
Categories
Technology
Science
Global

A mobile phone app has been launched in Kenya to help people avoid the death and destruction caused by tropical storms.

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AI can identify heart disease from an eye scan

Published
Tuesday 25th January, 2022
Categories
Global
Science
Health
Technology

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyse eye scans taken during a routine visit to an optician or eye clinic and identify patients at a high risk of a heart attack.

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Tracking a city’s young people as they come of age

Published
Thursday 20th January, 2022
Categories
Working with our region
Health
Science

Researchers have secured £7 million to fund the next stage of the pioneering Born in Bradford study into the health and wellbeing of the city’s young people.

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A better understanding of foot-and-mouth disease

Published
Monday 17th January, 2022
Categories
Science

The imaging of vanishingly tiny structures created by the foot-and-mouth disease virus could one day help scientists develop new treatments for infected animals. 

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Unintended consequences of mask mandates

Published
Monday 10th January, 2022
Categories
Science
Coronavirus
Global

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