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Lack of simulations hampering driverless vehicle revolution

Published
Tuesday 20th June, 2023
Categories
Environment
Working with business
Science

Algorithms that accurately reflect the behaviour of road users - vital for the safe roll out of driverless vehicles - are still not available, warn scientists.

A man in striped with wearing monitoring equipment. Behind him are two screens that make up the pedestrian simulator, tne screens show a blue car approaching.

Benefit deductions are deepening poverty in Leeds

Published
Monday 14th November, 2022
Categories
Health
Working with our region
Society & Politics

Leeds residents are increasingly having to borrow from loan sharks and high-interest lenders to meet their basic needs because of issues with their benefits, according to new research.

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Supporting young people to achieve their potential

Published
Thursday 14th April, 2022
Categories
University
Working with our region

A learning centre helping young people living in one of the UK’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods to access further education, training and employment is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

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Teaching excellence awards for Leeds 

Published
Thursday 5th August, 2021
Categories
University

Academics at the University have been recognised with a National Teaching Fellowship and Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence. 

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Leeds to South Korea: Students tackling global problems

Published
Wednesday 30th June, 2021
Categories
Global

Students from Leeds and South Korea's KAIST University are working together in a global leadership programme to develop solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges.

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'Compelling case' to level up economy through rail innovation

Published
Monday 11th January, 2021
Categories
Society & Politics
Technology
Working with business

Greater investment in rail research could be used to help level up the economy in the north of England, according to a report by economics and policy analysts Perspective Economics.

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Past is key to predicting future climate

Published
Thursday 5th November, 2020
Categories
Science
Environment

According to a new study, including paleoclimate data in the development of climate models could help scientists predict scenarios for future climate and propose strategies for mitigation.

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Changing the debate around obesity

Published
Wednesday 4th March, 2020
Categories
Society & Politics
Health

The NHS needs to do more to address the ingrained stigma and discrimination faced by people with obesity, a leading health psychologist says.

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Engineering stronger ethics

Published
Friday 26th July, 2019
Categories
Technology
News

Engineers in the UK are being asked to comment on a plan to strengthen ethical thinking in their profession.

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