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Call for extra funding for early years care

Published
Tuesday 25th May, 2021
Categories
Society & Politics
Coronavirus

Extra funding should be made available for early years care in the wake of the pandemic, researchers say.

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Leeds chosen by WHO to help create global health strategy

Published
Friday 14th May, 2021
Categories
Global
Health
Coronavirus

The University has partnered with the World Health Organisation to create a global strategy to protect populations against future threats such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Boost air quality in buildings to reduce respiratory infections'

Published
Thursday 13th May, 2021
Categories
Be Curious
Health
Science
Coronavirus

Leading experts in the transmission of airborne pathogens are calling for tighter regulations to control air quality in buildings – as a way of reducing the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.

Benefits system needs to be made simpler and fairer

Published
Monday 22nd February, 2021
Categories
Society & Politics
Business & Economy
Coronavirus

The benefits system needs to change in order to properly support claimants during and after COVID-19, a major national research project has concluded.

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Giving back: students volunteer throughout the pandemic

Published
Tuesday 9th February, 2021
Categories
Coronavirus

As Student Volunteering Week kicks off around the UK, we celebrate the huge contribution that University of Leeds students make locally, nationally and internationally.

Students at the University of Leeds in pre-coronavirus times

Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

Published
Tuesday 9th February, 2021
Categories
Society & Politics
Coronavirus

The ways in which discrimination is worsening the impact of COVID-19 on people in Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups in the UK will be explored in a new research project.

A man wearing a mask that says 'Racism is a Virus'.

Thousands may have undiagnosed bowel cancer

Published
Friday 15th January, 2021
Categories
Health
Science

A new study involving the University has found that since the first coronavirus lockdown the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer in England has fallen sharply.

A female health professional in a white coat and blue gloves holds a colonoscopy device.