Designing new hives could save honey bees

Derek Mitchell from the School of Mechanical Engineering has conducted research into how changing the design of typical man-made bee hives could increase the survival rate of honey bees.

Finding fast and accurate algorithms for the modern world

A new collaboration designed to produce new algorithms for use in big data sets will be led by Dr Isolde Adler of the School of Computing.

Technology to toughen mobile phone screens

A University of Leeds spin-out which is pioneering a new way to make toughened glass for mobile phone screens and wearable devices has secured £600,000 to prove the benefits of its technology.

Scientists create the world's thinnest gold

Scientists at the University of Leeds have created a new form of gold which is just two atoms thick - the thinnest unsupported gold ever created.

Engineering stronger ethics

Ethicists at the University of Leeds have developed a vision for a new ethical framework which states the focus of an engineer is to serve the public interest.