The University is pleased to announce that Masud Khokhar has been appointed University Librarian and Keeper of the Brotherton Collection.

Up to one billion tonnes of solid waste is being openly burned worldwide each year and risks the health of “tens of millions of people”, according to a review of the latest scientific evidence.

Drones, robots and autonomous systems can transform the natural world in and around cities for people and wildlife.

The University was saddened to hear of the death of Dame Fanny Waterman, founder and President Emeritus of Leeds International Piano Competition, on 20 December.

The global food system could drive rapid and widespread biodiversity loss if not changed, new research has found.