The Leeds International Piano Competition – one of the foremost classical music competitions in the world – has begun. Sixteen cities around the world – including New York, Berlin and Seoul – will host the virtual first round, with 62 pianists from 28 countries competing.

Across the University of Leeds – from arts and humanities to fundamental science and engineering – teams are developing new ideas and redirecting existing research to help the world cope with the pandemic and its impact.

Researchers have been involved in a major study to model the stocks and flows of plastic waste around the world. It reveals how much is being openly burned, discarded on land and ends up in the oceans. Despite the enormous scale of the problem, they say there are achievable solutions.

We explore how our involvement in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme is propelling Leeds onto the international stage.

We reflect on key achievements of our University year and pay tribute to the hard work of our students and staff.

Researchers at the University of Leeds are working closely with industry to transform the UK’s luxury fashion and textiles sector. New ideas and technologies are on show as Future Fashion Factory celebrates its first anniversary.

Fluid dynamics is central to understanding much of the world, from the way gases circulate around planets, to improved manufacturing and modelling of blood flow. So what is fluid dynamics and why is it so important?

We look at Leeds' role in the international fight to stop the rise of superbugs.

Leeds has loads to offer - from ancient abbeys to great gig venues. We've picked 10 things that should be on every student's bucket list.

Scientists at the University of Leeds have created the world’s thinnest gold, which is just two atoms thick. The breakthrough represents a landmark in the development of ultra-thin materials.

The University of Leeds celebrates its role in Yorkshire Sculpture International, an exciting 100 days that will provide a platform for contemporary artists from around the world.

We explore why UKRI, the UK’s biggest public funder of research and innovation, is marking its anniversary event at the University of Leeds.

A meeting 20 years ago between two academics from opposite ends of campus sparked a research programme which is offering new hope to stroke survivors.

This year marks the ten year anniversary of the UK government introducing the Climate Change Act. A national programme of events ‘Green Great Britain Week’ will bring together various companies, charities and communities to promote the scale of the opportunities to reduce emissions, grow the low carbon economy and create a better environment for everyone.