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Northern Gritstone announces leadership team

Published
Thursday 8th July, 2021
Categories
University
Working with Business
Business & Economy

Northern Gritstone, a new investment company founded by the Universities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield, has appointed Lord Jim O’Neill as Non-Executive Chairman and Duncan Johnson as CEO.

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Developing new techniques to build biomaterials

Published
Wednesday 7th July, 2021
Categories
Science
Technology

Scientists at the University of Leeds have developed an approach that could help in the design of a new generation of synthetic biomaterials made from proteins.

A visualisation of a network of connected proteins.

New treatment options for deadliest of cancers

Published
Wednesday 7th July, 2021
Categories
Health
Science

A new way to target a mutant protein which can cause the deadliest of cancers in humans has been uncovered by scientists at Leeds.

Hospital doctor giving results to a patient.

Bereavement care lacking for ethnic minorities

Published
Thursday 1st July, 2021
Categories
Health
Coronavirus

Grieving friends and relatives from ethnic minority backgrounds are suffering from a lack of appropriate help to cope with losing a loved one, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say.

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Wonder, fun and discovery at Be Curious 2021

Published
Thursday 1st July, 2021
Categories
Research and innovation
University

Interact with Antarctic explorers, design your own version of Leeds’ future, explore the fascinating uses of magnets and lasers – all this and more are featured in Be Curious 2021.

Be Curious 2021

New targets to try and prevent lethal blood clots

Published
Thursday 1st July, 2021
Categories
Health
Science

Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding the process that leads to a blood clot forming in the lungs – a condition that kills more than 2,000 people in the UK each year.

Fibrin fibres as seen with an electron microscope. It shows a network of criss-crossing fibres