University of Leeds: Latest News University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:30:44 +0000 Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:30:44 +0000 Leeds to be home of UK’s first Centre for Cultural Value Why do arts and culture matter? What difference do they make to people’s lives? How do we know what difference they make to individuals and communities? Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:30:00 +0100 Celebrating satellites?contribution to polar science Seven areas of fast-flowing ice on the Antarctic Peninsula have been formally named after Earth observation satellites, following a request by a University of Leeds scientist. Fri, 07 Jun 2019 09:00:00 +0100 New Director for Bragg Centre for Materials Research The University has appointed Professor Edmund Linfield as the first Director for the Bragg Centre for Materials Research. Fri, 07 Jun 2019 08:58:00 +0100 New Executive Dean for Leeds University Business School Professor Julia Bennell has been appointed as the new Executive Dean of Leeds University Business School. Tue, 04 Jun 2019 17:01:00 +0100 Improving mental health support for international students The University is helping to develop a sector-wide approach to supporting the mental health of international students coming to the UK. Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:29:00 +0100 Research Spotlight - May 2019 May's round-up of some of the latest research and education stories from the University. Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:48:00 +0100 New Executive Dean for Engineering & Physical Sciences Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences. Fri, 31 May 2019 11:04:00 +0100 New regulator of immune responses discovered Scientists have identified a new internal regulator that helps control the body’s response to fight infection. Wed, 29 May 2019 18:01:00 +0100 Using the past to unravel the future for Arctic wetlands A new study has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future. Wed, 29 May 2019 09:04:00 +0100 Northern universities to tackle transport emissions Leeds scientists are leading a research network of northern universities to find new ways to rapidly decarbonise UK transport. Wed, 22 May 2019 08:00:00 +0100 Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that 24% of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a new study. Thu, 16 May 2019 15:00:00 +0100 Finding a safer way to make the Polio vaccine Researchers at the University of Leeds are developing a cheaper and safer way of making the polio vaccine. Thu, 16 May 2019 12:10:00 +0100 University partners with CBI to unveil major new report Advanced data analytics is opening up a "new frontier" for business research and development (R&D), according to a new report from Nexus and the Confederation of British Industry. Tue, 14 May 2019 00:01:00 +0100 Our Professor of Poetry is the UK’s next Poet Laureate University of Leeds Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has been appointed the UK’s new Poet Laureate. Fri, 10 May 2019 22:00:00 +0100 Leeds Health and Care Academy helps enhance local workforce A groundbreaking collaboration of health, care and university partners across the city of Leeds is helping to enhance the local workforce. Wed, 08 May 2019 15:40:00 +0100 Future leaders to deliver global impact Three University of Leeds researchers have received a prestigious fellowship aimed at tackling global challenges. Tue, 07 May 2019 08:30:00 +0100 Oxygen linked with the boom and bust of early animal evolution New research reveals clues to a crucial period of rapid evolution in complex animals that began roughly 540 million years ago. Mon, 06 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100 High levels of pharmaceuticals in the Humber estuary Analysis of water samples from the UK’s Humber estuary revealed high levels of pharmaceuticals, with ibuprofen found at some of the highest concentrations ever reported across the globe. Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Leeds scientists attempt to tackle HIV-related cancer Scientists are attempting to tackle a virus that causes Kaposi’s sarcoma, a skin cancer that is common amongst those with HIV. Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Success for Leeds in key university ranking The University features in the top ten rankings for 23 subjects and is first in the UK for two, according to one of the most influential league tables in the UK. Wed, 01 May 2019 11:10:00 +0100 ޱ¹ھ