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Statement

Published
Tuesday 9th March, 2021
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Press statements

University of Leeds statement: Trans Equality Policy and Guidance and associated IT issues.

‘Medieval Glastonbury’ to focus on climates: IMC 2021

Published
Thursday 25th February, 2021
Categories
Arts & Culture

The International Medieval Congress (IMC), one of the biggest academic conferences taking place online in the world this year, is to take climates as its theme.

A blurry close up of an old manuscript

Mapping the brain of a nematode worm

Published
Wednesday 24th February, 2021
Categories
Science
Technology
Global

Researchers have mapped the physical organisation of the brain of a soil-living nematode worm, creating a new model for the architecture of the animal’s brain.

A nematode worm under magnification. The image is courtesy of the Wellcome Trust Collection.

Engineering longer-lasting artificial joints

Published
Monday 22nd February, 2021
Categories
Be Curious
Health
Working with Business

A £4 million research project will develop a new generation of artificial joints that last longer, produce fewer side effects and are better suited for younger people.

Professor Richard Hall from the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds, sitting in his lab, in front of a machine that physically tests artificial joints.

Benefits system needs to be made simpler and fairer

Published
Monday 22nd February, 2021
Categories
Society & Politics
Business & Economy
Coronavirus

The benefits system needs to change in order to properly support claimants during and after COVID-19, a major national research project has concluded.

A pile of British coins