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 Mon, 17 Aug 2020 18:33:09 +0000 Mon, 17 Aug 2020 18:33:09 +0000 Universities in Leeds - Together for Pride 2020 http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4653/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4653/universities_in_leeds-together_for_pride_2020 Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:55:00 +0100 Academic honoured for ‘exceptional achievements’ tackling COVID-19 http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4652/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4652/academic_honoured_for_exceptional_achievements_tackling_covid-19 Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:01:00 +0100 How to improve uptake for cervical cancer screening http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4651/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4651/how_to_improve_uptake_for_cervical_cancer_screening Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:05:00 +0100 Advanced imaging shows real-time molecular interaction http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4650/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4650/advanced_imaging_shows_real-time_molecular_interaction Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:14:00 +0100 COVID-19: the long road to recovery http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4649/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4649/covid-19_the_long_road_to_recovery Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:16:00 +0100 New Zealand’s Southern Alps glacier melt has doubled http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4646/new_zealands_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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4646/new_zealands_southern_alps_glacier_melt_has_doubled Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100 COVID-19 recovery choices shape future climate http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4647/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4647/covid-19_recovery_choices_shape_future_climate Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100 Success for Leeds in National Teaching Fellowships http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4648/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4648/success_for_leeds_in_national_teaching_fellowships Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:33:00 +0100 Explaining unexpected baby scan news to expectant parents http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4645/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4645/explaining_unexpected_baby_scan_news_to_expectant_parents Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:35:00 +0100 Having a heart attack during the peak of the pandemic - how the NHS coped http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4644/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4644/having_a_heart_attack_during_the_peak_of_the_pandemic-how_the_nhs_coped Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:23:00 +0100 New Directors of the Centre for Responsive HealthTech Innovation announced http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4643/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4643/new_directors_of_the_centre_for_responsive_healthtech_innovation_announced Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:35:00 +0100 Food texture’s influence on “feeling fuller for longer” http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4642/food_textures_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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4642/food_textures_influence_on_feeling_fuller_for_longer Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:00:00 +0100 Probing the properties of magnetic quasi-particles http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4641/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4641/probing_the_properties_of_magnetic_quasi-particles Thu, 30 Jul 2020 08:54:00 +0100 Lockdown in China saw only a modest drop air pollution http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4638/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4638/lockdown_in_china_saw_only_a_modest_drop_air_pollution Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Pristine environments offer a window to our cloudy past http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4640/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4640/pristine_environments_offer_a_window_to_our_cloudy_past Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:00:00 +0100 ‘Act now’ to reduce global plastic pollution, say experts http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4639/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4639/act_now_to_reduce_global_plastic_pollution_say_experts Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:32:00 +0100 International analysis narrows range of climate’s CO2 sensitivity http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4637/international_analysis_narrows_range_of_climates_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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4637/international_analysis_narrows_range_of_climates_co2_sensitivity Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0100 Robots join the frontline fight against coronavirus http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4634/robots_join_the_frontline_fight_against_coronavirus Field tests have begun using intelligent robots to prevent the spread of coronavirus in busy public spaces. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4634/robots_join_the_frontline_fight_against_coronavirus Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:50:00 +0100 Formation of quadruple helix DNA tracked in live human cells for first time http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4636/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4636/formation_of_quadruple_helix_dna_tracked_in_live_human_cells_for_first_time Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:45:00 +0100 Key research areas for coronavirus recovery identified http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4635/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. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4635/key_research_areas_for_coronavirus_recovery_identified Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:22:00 +0100