University of Leeds: Latest News http://www.dyfygs.com/rss/news University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4429/leeds_to_be_home_of_uks_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? http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4429/leeds_to_be_home_of_uks_first_centre_for_cultural_value Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:30:00 +0100 Celebrating satellites?contribution to polar science http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4428/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4428/celebrating_satellites_contribution_to_polar_science Fri, 07 Jun 2019 09:00:00 +0100 New Director for Bragg Centre for Materials Research http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4424/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4424/new_director_for_bragg_centre_for_materials_research Fri, 07 Jun 2019 08:58:00 +0100 New Executive Dean for Leeds University Business School http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4423/new_executive_dean_for_leeds_university_business_school Professor Julia Bennell has been appointed as the new Executive Dean of Leeds University Business School. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4423/new_executive_dean_for_leeds_university_business_school Tue, 04 Jun 2019 17:01:00 +0100 Improving mental health support for international students http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4426/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4426/improving_mental_health_support_for_international_students Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:29:00 +0100 Research Spotlight - May 2019 http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4422/research_spotlight-may_2019 May's round-up of some of the latest research and education stories from the University. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4422/research_spotlight-may_2019 Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:48:00 +0100 New Executive Dean for Engineering & Physical Sciences http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4421/new_executive_dean_for_engineering_and_physical_sciences Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4421/new_executive_dean_for_engineering_and_physical_sciences Fri, 31 May 2019 11:04:00 +0100 New regulator of immune responses discovered http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4420/new_regulator_of_immune_responses_discovered Scientists have identified a new internal regulator that helps control the body’s response to fight infection. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4420/new_regulator_of_immune_responses_discovered Wed, 29 May 2019 18:01:00 +0100 Using the past to unravel the future for Arctic wetlands http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4419/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4419/using_the_past_to_unravel_the_future_for_arctic_wetlands Wed, 29 May 2019 09:04:00 +0100 Northern universities to tackle transport emissions http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4418/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4418/northern_universities_to_tackle_transport_emissions Wed, 22 May 2019 08:00:00 +0100 Nearly a quarter of West Antarctic ice is now unstable http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4417/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4417/nearly_a_quarter_of_west_antarctic_ice_is_now_unstable Thu, 16 May 2019 15:00:00 +0100 Finding a safer way to make the Polio vaccine http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4416/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4416/finding_a_safer_way_to_make_the_polio_vaccine Thu, 16 May 2019 12:10:00 +0100 University partners with CBI to unveil major new report http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4415/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4415/university_partners_with_cbi_to_unveil_major_new_report Tue, 14 May 2019 00:01:00 +0100 Our Professor of Poetry is the UK’s next Poet Laureate http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4414/our_professor_of_poetry_is_the_uks_next_poet_laureate University of Leeds Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has been appointed the UK’s new Poet Laureate. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4414/our_professor_of_poetry_is_the_uks_next_poet_laureate Fri, 10 May 2019 22:00:00 +0100 Leeds Health and Care Academy helps enhance local workforce http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4413/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4413/leeds_health_and_care_academy_helps_enhance_local_workforce Wed, 08 May 2019 15:40:00 +0100 Future leaders to deliver global impact http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4412/future_leaders_to_deliver_global_impact Three University of Leeds researchers have received a prestigious fellowship aimed at tackling global challenges. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4412/future_leaders_to_deliver_global_impact Tue, 07 May 2019 08:30:00 +0100 Oxygen linked with the boom and bust of early animal evolution http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4411/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4411/oxygen_linked_with_the_boom_and_bust_of_early_animal_evolution Mon, 06 May 2019 16:00:00 +0100 High levels of pharmaceuticals in the Humber estuary http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4401/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4401/high_levels_of_pharmaceuticals_in_the_humber_estuary Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Leeds scientists attempt to tackle HIV-related cancer http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4406/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. http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4406/leeds_scientists_attempt_to_tackle_hiv-related_cancer Wed, 01 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100 Success for Leeds in key university ranking http://www.dyfygs.com/news/article/4410/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. 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