53 ways we are tackling global challenges

The University of Leeds has been ranked in the top three UK universities for global funding success, according to new data from Research Fortnight.

Research into robots that can repair roads shortlisted for prestigious award

Robots that 3D-print asphalt into cracks in roads, before they become potholes, could radically change the way streets are repaired and increase quality of life for future citizens.

Could virtual assistants help to care for dementia patients in the future?

The development of new Intelligent Assistive Technologies (IATs) for dementia should involve dementia sufferers, their carers, the NHS, and charitable stakeholders, according to a new study

Knee implants designed to better fit individual patients

MeDe innovation researchers, at the University of Leeds, are developing enhanced simulation equipment to investigate the effect of different kinematics on the wear and performance of knee prostheses.

University project is developing tarmac 3D printing robots to repair roads

The University is pioneering a £4.2 million national infrastructure research project that will use tarmac 3D printing robots to repair potholes and cracks.