News

'Our low-carbon future needs to be circular'

Published
Wednesday 19th August, 2020
Categories
Environment
Technology

The renewable energy industry needs to adopt the ideas of a circular economy, where equipment is designed to be reused or remanufactured when it reaches the end of its operational life.

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Universities in Leeds - Together for Pride 2020

Published
Monday 17th August, 2020
Categories
Arts & Culture
News
University

The University has joined forces with Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Arts University to develop a Digital Pride programme that evokes Pride’s ethos.

University of Leeds flying Pride flag

How to improve uptake for cervical cancer screening

Published
Wednesday 12th August, 2020
Categories
Health
Society & Politics

Two thirds of women are putting off going for cervical screening due to fear or past experience of pain and discomfort, according to a new study.

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Advanced imaging shows real-time molecular interaction

Published
Tuesday 11th August, 2020
Categories
Science
Technology
University

Visualising how molecules move in cells or interact with drugs will be possible with one of the world’s most advanced imaging centres being developed at the University.

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COVID-19: the long road to recovery

Published
Friday 7th August, 2020
Categories
Coronavirus
Health
Science
Society & Politics

Researchers have identified a pattern of longer-term symptoms likely to be experienced by people who were hospitalised with COVID-19.

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COVID-19 recovery choices shape future climate

Published
Friday 7th August, 2020
Categories
Coronavirus
Environment

A post-lockdown economic recovery plan that incorporates and emphasises climate-friendly choices could help significantly in the battle against global warming, according to a new study.

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