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Professor David Hogg, Director of the Leeds Centre for Doctoral Training, Baroness Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport, and Professor Lisa Roberts, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation.

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport visited the University today to hear how researchers are being trained to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) in the fight against cancer.

Satellite image of peatlands in the Congo

A new centre will enable 50 fully-funded PhD researchers to harness satellite data to tackle global environmental challenges.

Members of the Slingshot team

A spin-out company that uses advanced computer simulation to help organisations devise more efficient ways of working, has secured £750,000 in scale-up funding.

X-ray of spine

A new artificial intelligence (AI) company founded by two Advanced Computer Science MSc graduates has received funding to further develop its technology.

A drone flying by a building

Engineers have developed a prototype drone-mounted wireless scanning system, which can fly up the outside of a high rise building and detect the whereabouts of individuals who may be trapped inside.