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Swarms of tiny robots could fix complex pipe networks in the future

Swarms of tiny, pipe-inspecting robots could soon be able to monitor and fix pipes, radically changing the UK's buried infrastructure system which currently costs more than £5bn per year to maintain.

Leeds engineering researcher awarded grant to advance national security

Dr Raoul Guiazon is set to advance the future of UK intelligence research and technology after being awarded the UK Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

Nexus joins forces with KPMG

Nexus has joined forces with one of the world’s leading professional services firms, KPMG.

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.