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Breakthrough technology boosts breast cancer diagnosis

Published
Friday 20th November, 2020
Categories
Health
Working with Business

New technology which helps doctors more accurately diagnose breast cancer has been recognised by the US Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) for its exceptional potential clinical value.

A female doctor inspecting histopathology images of breast cancer tissue using the 4D Q-plasia OncoReader Breast technology

Universities unite over global climate challenges

Published
Thursday 19th November, 2020
Categories
Environment
Global
Coronavirus

A global coalition of leading climate research universities has urged world leaders to act now to avoid catastrophic environmental consequences.

Electricity pylons and emissions from power plants against a yellow sky.

Space research aims to boost Yorkshire economy

Published
Wednesday 18th November, 2020
Categories
Environment
Business & Economy
Working with Business

The University is to help spearhead a national programme of technological revolution backed by the UK Space Agency.

Clear satellite view of the UK.

Research collaboration with West Coast Partnership

Published
Wednesday 18th November, 2020
Categories
Technology
Science
Working with Business

The University has announced a research agreement with the West Coast Partnership, the franchise that runs rail services on the West Coast Main Line and selected as the operator of phase one of HS2.

The image shows an Avanti West Coast train arriving at Penrith station.

Pre-surgery chemotherapy benefits to be explored

Published
Wednesday 18th November, 2020
Categories
Science
Health

The benefits of giving chemotherapy before surgery to bowel cancer patients will be further explored in a new £3.4 million trial, one of three awarded regional funding.

A cannula attached to a man's hand to deliver medication

Waves of praise for Lighthouse Labs scientists

Published
Tuesday 17th November, 2020
Categories
Coronavirus
Science
Health

University staff and students have been recognised for their role in helping to establish the Alderley Park Lighthouse Laboratory in Cheshire, a key part of the Government’s COVID-19 testing strategy.

The images shows Suki Lee a research student at Leeds at the Alderley Pak Lighthouse Lab

Parasite discovery could assist mental health treatments

Published
Tuesday 17th November, 2020
Categories
Health
Science

New research into how a common parasite infection alters human behaviour could help development of treatments for schizophrenia and other neurological disorders.

T.gondii parasites (credit: plos.org)

Cancers detected early thanks to pioneering trial

Published
Friday 13th November, 2020
Categories
Health
Science
Coronavirus

A lung cancer trial aiming to detect disease in higher risk patients before they show symptoms has caught dozens of cases early.

Nurse looking at computer near CT scanner

Circular economy to drive UK sustainability

Published
Thursday 12th November, 2020
Categories
Science
Technology
Business & Economy

The University of Leeds has secured funding to help two large industrial sectors make the transition to a greener, more sustainable future where they reduce waste, energy and pollution.

The image shows a wrecking ball being used to demolish an old factory