The University of Leeds traces its roots to Leeds School of Medicine established in 1831 in West Yorkshire, England. The University of Leeds has a large student body and as part of the Russell Group ranks 10th among universities in the U.K for research grants. The university employs about 8,000 staff and professional employees. Approximately 33,300 undergraduate and graduate student attend the University of Leeds. The University of Leeds attracts many applicants for their Physics program, MBA program and health care programs.
Offshore wind farms could be more risky for gannets than previously thought, study shows
Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, according to a new study by researchers at the universities of Leeds, ...
Astronomers peer into the 'amniotic sac' of a planet-hosting star
Astronomers have successfully peered through the 'amniotic sac' of a star that is still forming to observe the innermost region of a burgeoning solar system for the first time.
Swinging on 'monkey bars': Motor proteins caught in the act
The first images of motor proteins in action are published in the journal Nature Communications today.
Icelandic volcano's toxic gas is treble that of Europe's industry
A huge volcanic eruption in Iceland emitted on average three times as much of a toxic gas as all European industry combined, a study led by the University of Leeds has revealed.
Mass extinction survival is more than just a numbers game
Widespread species are at just as high risk of being wiped out as rare ones after global mass extinction events, says new research by UK scientists.
Molecular trick alters rules of attraction for non-magnetic metals
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time how to generate magnetism in metals that aren't naturally magnetic, which could end our reliance on some rare and toxic elements currently used.
Scientists gain new insights into 'antenna' of human cells
Scientists from the University of Leeds have uncovered the most comprehensive list yet of genes implicated in a group of common inherited diseases.
Age doesn't dull damselfly sex
Aging damselflies never lose their libidos and are just as likely as younger competitors to mate.
Severe ozone depletion avoided
We are already reaping the rewards of the Montreal Protocol, with the ozone layer in much better shape than it would have been without the UN treaty, according to a new study in Nature Communications.
Bats wake up and smell the coffee
A team from the University of Leeds, UK, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore and Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore, surveyed bats in the southern Western Ghats, in the first detailed study of the impact ...