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New Executive Dean for Engineering and Physical Sciences

Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Future leaders to deliver global impact

Dr Alexander Valavanis will overcome the limitations of terahertz gas sensors by using Quantum-Cascade Laser technology developed at Leeds to test key chemical reactions involved in climate change.

Postgraduate researcher wins award for IoT-powered wearable textile

Emmanuel Ayodele won the 2019 Digital Innovation Challenge for designing a wearable textile with the capability of using the Internet of Things (IoT) and motion capture to assist rehabilitation.

Redesigning cancer screening technology

Engineers have developed a prototype endoscope which they say could cut the cost of manufacture from £80,000 to just £40.

Taking science out of the lab and into the pub

Tickets are on sale for the world’s largest festival of public science talks, which will see over 50 Leeds scientists take to the stage in pubs across the city.