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Building the Future: National Apprenticeship Week 2021

Published
Monday 8th February, 2021
Categories
Working with Business

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 runs until 14 February. This year the University is joining other providers in celebrating the diverse opportunities and value apprenticeships can bring.

Students in a learning environment at the University of Leeds (before the pandemic)

Out of this world development of a new catalytic converter

Published
Tuesday 2nd February, 2021
Categories
Science
Technology
Working with Business

Scientists are using an analysis of gases in the atmosphere of Venus to develop a new generation of lower-cost and more effective catalytic converters.

Two lanes of stationary traffic. In the distance is a blue-coloured motorway sign.

Protecting UK insect populations post-Brexit

Published
Friday 29th January, 2021
Categories
Environment
Science

The health of the UK’s insect populations is to be assessed by a new project, which aims to advise on policies to help protect them more effectively post-Brexit.

A solitary bee feeds from a bright pink flower

Global ice loss increases at record rate

Published
Monday 25th January, 2021
Categories
Environment
Global
Science

The rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up, according to new research.

Channel created by the flow of melted ice in Greenland