University of Leeds: Latest News http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rss/news University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Thu, 11 Feb 2021 00:29:15 +0000 Thu, 11 Feb 2021 00:29:15 +0000 Ozone-depleting gas emissions back on the decline http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4766/ozone-depleting_gas_emissions_back_on_the_decline The emissions of a banned ozone-depleting gas have dropped rapidly following a previously unexpected spike. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4766/ozone-depleting_gas_emissions_back_on_the_decline Wed, 10 Feb 2021 16:00:00 +0000 Giving back: students volunteer throughout the pandemic http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4765/giving_back_students_volunteer_throughout_the_pandemic As Student Volunteering Week kicks off around the UK, we celebrate the huge contribution that University of Leeds students make locally, nationally and internationally. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4765/giving_back_students_volunteer_throughout_the_pandemic Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:27:00 +0000 Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4763/exploring_the_impact_of_covid-19_on_bame_groups The ways in which discrimination is worsening the impact of COVID-19 on people in Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups in the UK will be explored in a new research project. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4763/exploring_the_impact_of_covid-19_on_bame_groups Tue, 09 Feb 2021 00:01:00 +0000 Building the Future: National Apprenticeship Week 2021 http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4764/building_the_future_national_apprenticeship_week_2021 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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4764/building_the_future_national_apprenticeship_week_2021 Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:55:00 +0000 Vice-Chancellor’s Latest Blog: The problem with perfectionism http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4746/vice-chancellors_latest_blog_the_problem_with_perfectionism Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk's latest blog explores how perfectionism gets in the way of achieving our potential as individuals and of reaching our most important institutional goals. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4746/vice-chancellors_latest_blog_the_problem_with_perfectionism Mon, 08 Feb 2021 10:00:00 +0000 Feeding Leeds: A fair and self-sustaining food system for the city http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4762/feeding_leeds_a_fair_and_self-sustaining_food_system_for_the_city A bold vision for feeding the population of Leeds would transform the city into a far more food secure, fair and sustainable place to live. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4762/feeding_leeds_a_fair_and_self-sustaining_food_system_for_the_city Mon, 08 Feb 2021 01:00:00 +0000 Screen industry professionals reveal how discrimination held back their careers http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4761/screen_industry_professionals_reveal_how_discrimination_held_back_their_careers TV presenter Sideman and Channel 4 commissioning editor Fozia Khan are among 11 screen industry professionals to appear in short films describing how discrimination held them back in their careers. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4761/screen_industry_professionals_reveal_how_discrimination_held_back_their_careers Fri, 05 Feb 2021 11:22:00 +0000 Out of this world development of a new catalytic converter http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4760/out_of_this_world_development_of_a_new_catalytic_converter 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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4760/out_of_this_world_development_of_a_new_catalytic_converter Tue, 02 Feb 2021 09:07:00 +0000 Protecting UK insect populations post-Brexit http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4759/protecting_uk_insect_populations_post-brexit 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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4759/protecting_uk_insect_populations_post-brexit Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:02:00 +0000 University joins ambitious regional climate partnership http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4758/university_joins_ambitious_regional_climate_partnership Key institutions across Yorkshire including the University of Leeds are joining forces to help tackle climate change. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4758/university_joins_ambitious_regional_climate_partnership Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:25:00 +0000 Blowin' in the wind: the mineral dust linked to ice melt http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4757/blowin_in_the_wind_the_mineral_dust_linked_to_ice_melt Scientists believe a key nutrient transported by the wind is contributing to the growth of algal blooms on melting ice sheets. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4757/blowin_in_the_wind_the_mineral_dust_linked_to_ice_melt Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:00:00 +0000 Global ice loss increases at record rate http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4756/global_ice_loss_increases_at_record_rate The rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up, according to new research. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4756/global_ice_loss_increases_at_record_rate Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:00:00 +0000 Dramatic changes to radiotherapy treatments due to COVID-19 http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4755/dramatic_changes_to_radiotherapy_treatments_due_to_covid-19 Dramatic changes were seen in the delivery of radiotherapy treatments for cancer during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in England. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4755/dramatic_changes_to_radiotherapy_treatments_due_to_covid-19 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:30:00 +0000 Heart patients ‘fearful’ of seeking medical help amid COVID crisis http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4753/heart_patients_fearful_of_seeking_medical_help_amid_covid_crisis Data analysis by researchers at the University of Leeds is revealing a second sharp drop in the number of people admitted to hospital in England with acute heart failure or a heart attack. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4753/heart_patients_fearful_of_seeking_medical_help_amid_covid_crisis Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:04:00 +0000 LIDA announces partnership with Sainsbury’s http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4754/lida_announces_partnership_with_sainsburys Leeds Institute for Data Analytics and Sainsbury’s have formalised a partnership to deliver data intensive research projects in nutrition and health, property and location analytics, and e-commerce. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4754/lida_announces_partnership_with_sainsburys Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:04:00 +0000 Thousands may have undiagnosed bowel cancer http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4752/thousands_may_have_undiagnosed_bowel_cancer A new study involving the University has found that since the first coronavirus lockdown the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer in England has fallen sharply. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4752/thousands_may_have_undiagnosed_bowel_cancer Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:03:00 +0000 Brief encounters: how fleeting protein interactions shape health http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4751/brief_encounters_how_fleeting_protein_interactions_shape_health The UK's leading scientific academy – the Royal Society – has announced that Professor Sheena Radford is to receive one of its most prestigious research awards. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4751/brief_encounters_how_fleeting_protein_interactions_shape_health Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:00:00 +0000 New technology helps cancer patients manage symptoms http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4750/new_technology_helps_cancer_patients_manage_symptoms Hundreds of cancer patients have benefitted from using computer algorithms to manage their symptoms and improve their wellbeing in a unique UK trial. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4750/new_technology_helps_cancer_patients_manage_symptoms Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:05:00 +0000 'Compelling case' to level up economy through rail innovation http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4742/compelling_case_to_level_up_economy_through_rail_innovation Greater investment in rail research could be used to help level up the economy in the north of England, according to a report by economics and policy analysts Perspective Economics. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4742/compelling_case_to_level_up_economy_through_rail_innovation Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:30:00 +0000 Unravelling the process that makes viruses infectious http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4749/unravelling_the_process_that_makes_viruses_infectious Researchers have for the first time identified the way viruses like the poliovirus and the common cold virus ‘package up’ their genetic code, allowing them to infect cells. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4749/unravelling_the_process_that_makes_viruses_infectious Fri, 08 Jan 2021 21:00:00 +0000