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.
Report highlights eco-friendly brick research
A technique developed at the University of Leeds that makes carbon-negative bricks from waste materials is featured in a new report on the social and economic benefits of academic research.
Energy storage system deals with sudden draws on the grid
Time for a quick cuppa? When the final whistle blows, demand for electricity usually soars, causing a headache for energy companies.
Are jurors influenced by special courtroom measures?
Alleged adult rape victims are not disadvantaged in court if they choose to give evidence behind protective screens or via video links, according to new research.
Waste chip fat fuels hydrogen economy
Don't pour that dirty fat from the frier down the sink -- it could be used to make the fuel of the future.
Sustainable farming part of larger ecological picture
(Phys.org)—A larger-scale approach to sustainable farming could be more beneficial for wildlife than our current system of farm-based payments, according to University of Leeds researchers.
Flood risk ranking reveals vulnerable cities
(Phys.org) -- A new study of nine coastal cities around the world suggests that Shanghai is most vulnerable to serious flooding. European cities top the leader board for their resilience.
'Fountain of youth' steroids could protect against heart disease
(PhysOrg.com) -- A natural defence mechanism against heart disease could be switched on by steroids sold as health supplements, according to researchers at the University of Leeds.
New use for old drugs in treating hepatitis C
Common drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes and obesity could be used to successfully treat hepatitis C virus infection.
'Nature's batteries' may have helped power early lifeforms
Researchers at the University of Leeds have uncovered new clues to the origins of life on Earth.
World's oldest fig wasp fossil proves that if it works, don't change it
The world's oldest known example of a fig wasp has been found on the Isle of Wight. The fossil wasp is almost identical to the modern species, proving that this tiny but specialised insect has remained virtually unchanged ...