University of Leeds: Latest News University of Leeds: Latest News Jadu CMS Mon, 07 Sep 2020 16:49:25 +0000 Mon, 07 Sep 2020 16:49:25 +0000 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. Thu, 03 Sep 2020 16:30:00 +0100 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. Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100 Welcoming our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk Professor Buitendijk has taken up the post of Vice-Chancellor at Leeds. Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:00:00 +0100 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. Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:00:00 +0100 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. Sat, 29 Aug 2020 00:01:00 +0100 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. Fri, 28 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100 ‘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. Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:31:00 +0100 '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. Wed, 19 Aug 2020 08:33:00 +0100 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