University of Leeds: Latest News University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS Mon, 17 Aug 2020 18:33:09 +0000 Mon, 17 Aug 2020 18:33:09 +0000 Universities in Leeds - Together for Pride 2020 The University has joined forces with Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Arts University to develop a Digital Pride programme that evokes Pride’s ethos. Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:55:00 +0100 Academic honoured for ‘exceptional achievements’ tackling COVID-19 A Leeds academic has received a top award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for work which has had “widespread and significant impact” in tackling the spread of coronavirus. Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:01:00 +0100 How to improve uptake for cervical cancer screening Two thirds of women are putting off going for cervical screening due to fear or past experience of pain and discomfort, according to a new study. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:05:00 +0100 Advanced imaging shows real-time molecular interaction Visualising how molecules move in cells or interact with drugs will be possible with one of the world’s most advanced imaging centres being developed at the University. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:14:00 +0100 COVID-19: the long road to recovery Researchers have identified a pattern of longer-term symptoms likely to be experienced by people who were hospitalised with COVID-19. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:16:00 +0100 New Zealand’s Southern Alps glacier melt has doubled Glaciers in the Southern Alps of New Zealand have lost more ice mass since pre-industrial times than remains today, according to a new study. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100 COVID-19 recovery choices shape future climate A post-lockdown economic recovery plan that incorporates and emphasises climate-friendly choices could help significantly in the battle against global warming, according to a new study. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100 Success for Leeds in National Teaching Fellowships Paul Taylor, Professor of Chemical Education at Leeds, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship, it was announced today by Advance HE. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:33:00 +0100 Explaining unexpected baby scan news to expectant parents New scanning protocols have been drawn up for the thousands of expectant parents affected by pregnancy complications each year. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:35:00 +0100 Having a heart attack during the peak of the pandemic - how the NHS coped The death rate for patients who experienced what is normally a lower-risk heart attack rose sharply during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of NHS data. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:23:00 +0100 New Directors of the Centre for Responsive HealthTech Innovation announced Professors Alejandro Frangi and David Jayne have been appointed as the first joint Directors of the new Centre of Responsive HealthTech Innovation. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:35:00 +0100 Food texture’s influence on “feeling fuller for longer” A new meta-analysis emphasises the need for the next generation of “health conscious” products to focus on food texture to enhance the feeling of being full. Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:00:00 +0100 Probing the properties of magnetic quasi-particles Researchers have for the first time measured a fundamental property of magnets called magnon polarisation — and in the process, are making progress towards building low-energy devices. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 08:54:00 +0100 Lockdown in China saw only a modest drop air pollution The two pollutants most harmful to human health, PM2.5 and Ozone, were only slightly reduced or barely affected during the lockdown in China, according to a new study. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Pristine environments offer a window to our cloudy past A new study uses satellite data over the Southern Hemisphere to understand global cloud composition during the industrial revolution. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:00:00 +0100 ‘Act now’ to reduce global plastic pollution, say experts Nearly 1.4 billion tonnes of plastic will be dumped on land and in the oceans over the period from 2016 to 2040 unless the world acts, say a team of global experts. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:32:00 +0100 International analysis narrows range of climate’s CO2 sensitivity The most advanced and comprehensive analysis of climate sensitivity ever undertaken has revealed with more confidence than ever before how sensitive the Earth’s climate is to carbon dioxide. Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0100 Robots join the frontline fight against coronavirus Field tests have begun using intelligent robots to prevent the spread of coronavirus in busy public spaces. Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:50:00 +0100 Formation of quadruple helix DNA tracked in live human cells for first time The formation of four-stranded DNA has been tracked in living human cells, allowing scientists to see how it works and its possible role in cancer. Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:45:00 +0100 Key research areas for coronavirus recovery identified Seven key areas of research to support society’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic have been identified by leading psychologists. Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:22:00 +0100