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Cancer research team wins European Health Award

Published
Wednesday 3rd October, 2018
Categories
University
Health

Creating a cancer patients' Bill of Rights aimed at driving improvement to treatment has helped a senior Leeds researcher jointly win the 2018 European Health Award.

Professor Peter Selby speaking at an event

Shaping an exciting new celebration of sculpture

Published
Thursday 28th June, 2018
Categories
Arts & Culture

The University is backing a major new initiative that will celebrate Yorkshire’s status as a leading destination for modern and contemporary sculpture.

Barbara Hepworth's Dual Form, on the University of Leeds Campus outside the School of Performance and Cultural Industries

‘Tipping the balance’ against domestic abuse

Published
Wednesday 27th June, 2018
Categories
Technology
Society & Politics

Police body-worn cameras are increasingly being used to ensure the perpetrators of domestic violence are charged and brought before the courts, according to new research.

Picture shows a police officer with a body worn camera on his tunic talking to a witness

UKRI chair discovers Leeds research and innovation strengths

Published
Monday 3rd July, 2017
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Research and innovation

The new head of the UK’s Research and Innovation agency, which ultimately funds the majority of university research, is due to outline his priorities and views on funding in the coming years tomorrow.

John kingman, Alan Langlands

Pioneering research presented to UKRI chair

Published
Tuesday 25th April, 2017
Categories
University
Environment
Science

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

Call for engineers to act on climate change

Published
Tuesday 14th March, 2017
Categories
Environment

Discussion around limiting climate change primarily focusses on whether the best results can be gained by individuals changing how they act, or governments introducing new legislation.

Engineers, environment

Engineering materials – creating prosperity

Published
Tuesday 28th February, 2017
Categories
Technology

Government ministers have announced that the University of Leeds is to receive a multi-million pound share of funding for research into advanced materials.

Parkinson tower

University to lead medical technologies audit

Published
Wednesday 23rd November, 2016
Categories
University

A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to carry out an audit of research, innovation and industry in medical technologies.