The University has appointed Professor Edmund Linfield as the first Director for the Bragg Centre for Materials Research.
Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.
Academics from the Faculty of Engineering are part of a newly-funded €4.1 million consortium looking at new treatments for the spine.
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.
Leeds has been recognised as one of the world's most international universities.