Investment in Leeds’ high speed rail institute

Plans for the University’s new high speed rail research and development institute have moved forward after West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee backed a £13m investment.

Nanoscale tweezers can perform single-molecule ‘biopsies’

Newly-developed "nano-tweezers" created by university researchers can for the first time extract single molecules from live cells without destroying them – solving a long-standing research problem.

Using robotics to treat stroke survivors

A meeting 20 years ago between two academics from opposite ends of campus sparked a research programme which is offering new hope to stroke survivors.

Leeds professor wins Distinguished Service Award for increasing impact of prestigious electronics journal

Professor Steve Freear, who has improved success of a high-profile electronics journal, has been rewarded for halving its manuscript processing time and production costs.

Leeds Research Fellow awarded prestigious Heinz-Mittelmeier award

Dr Saurabh Lal, Research Fellow here at Leeds has received the Heinz-Mittelmeier Research Award.