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Benefit deductions are deepening poverty in Leeds

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

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
Working with our region
University

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. 

Dr Alison Voice

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
Working with business
Technology
Society & Politics

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.

The image shows a set of train wheels on an indoor testring rig at the University of Huddersfield

Past is key to predicting future climate

Published
Thursday 5th November, 2020
Categories
Environment
Science

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.

Image Credit: Oscar Sanisidro | University of Kansas

Changing the debate around obesity

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

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
News
Technology

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

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Cancer research team wins European Health Award

Published
Wednesday 3rd October, 2018
Categories
Health
University

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