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, 07 Sep 2020 16:49:25 +0000 Mon, 07 Sep 2020 16:49:25 +0000 Links between arthritis therapy and heart disease improvements http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4661/links_between_arthritis_therapy_and_heart_disease_improvements Drugs used to treat initial signs of rheumatoid arthritis also improve the early stages of heart disease, according to new research. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4661/links_between_arthritis_therapy_and_heart_disease_improvements Thu, 03 Sep 2020 16:30:00 +0100 New method of detecting illnesses including coronavirus and cystic fibrosis http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4659/new_method_of_detecting_illnesses_including_coronavirus_and_cystic_fibrosis A new and quicker method of diagnosing diseases in patients has been created by researchers at the University of Leeds. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4659/new_method_of_detecting_illnesses_including_coronavirus_and_cystic_fibrosis Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100 Welcoming our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4662/welcoming_our_vice-chancellor_professor_simone_buitendijk Professor Buitendijk has taken up the post of Vice-Chancellor at Leeds. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4662/welcoming_our_vice-chancellor_professor_simone_buitendijk Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:00:00 +0100 Sea level rise matches worst-case scenario http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4658/sea_level_rise_matches_worst-case_scenario Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica whose melting rates are rapidly increasing have raised global sea level by 1.8cm since the 1990s, and are matching worst-case climate warming scenarios. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4658/sea_level_rise_matches_worst-case_scenario Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:00:00 +0100 Exploring the boundary between art and science http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4657/exploring_the_boundary_between_art_and_science A large sculpture has been installed on the side of the Sir William Henry Bragg building, a new engineering and physical sciences development at the University. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4657/exploring_the_boundary_between_art_and_science Sat, 29 Aug 2020 00:01:00 +0100 New malaria transmission patterns emerge in Africa http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4655/new_malaria_transmission_patterns_emerge_in_africa An international study reveals how future climate change could affect malaria transmission in Africa over the next century. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4655/new_malaria_transmission_patterns_emerge_in_africa Fri, 28 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100 ‘Ensure support is available for COVID-19 survivors’ http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4656/ensure_support_is_available_for_covid-19_survivors Healthcare systems around the world need to develop ways of supporting people in the community who are recovering from COVID-19, say researchers. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4656/ensure_support_is_available_for_covid-19_survivors Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:31:00 +0100 'Our low-carbon future needs to be circular' http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4654/our_low-carbon_future_needs_to_be_circular The renewable energy industry needs to adopt the ideas of a circular economy, where equipment is designed to be reused or remanufactured when it reaches the end of its operational life. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/4654/our_low-carbon_future_needs_to_be_circular Wed, 19 Aug 2020 08:33:00 +0100 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