As one of the first Universities in the UK to buy a computer, Leeds celebrated 60 years of Computing at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration earlier this year, and are awarding six new professorships.
Business leader Adam Beaumont, CEO and founder of AQL, is appointed Visiting Professor bringing extensive expertise in the area of cyber-security.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has placed the University of Leeds in the top 100 in the world for engineering and technology.
Dr Christopher Sier, who chairs the FCA working group, has been appointed as Visiting Professor in Financial Technologies.
The University’s research into new ways of tackling drug-resistant infections will be bolstered by a pioneering programme to develop the next generation of scientists specialising in this area.