A major new interdisciplinary research centre has been launched with the aim of putting Leeds at the forefront of global efforts to tackle cancer.

Drugs developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease could be repurposed to prevent - or even reverse - damage done to the blood vessels of people who are obese or have type 2 diabetes, according to research.

Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study.

The UK’s ability to predict solar superstorms and other severe space weather events is to get a significant boost with the launch of a major research project involving Leeds expertise.

Scientists from the University of Leeds are to study live virus excretion in faeces to understand more about the spread of SARS-CoV-2 – the coronavirus responsible for the pandemic.