The University of Leeds will be part of a new consortium aiming to improve sustainability in the UK’s foundation industries, which account for 10 per cent of the UK’s total CO₂ emissions.
An outline £10 million co-investment agreement has been signed by the University of Leeds and the companies involved in the power supply upgrade of the East Coast Main Line.
Lekha Koria was rewarded for academic excellence in her research into ankle osteoarthritis, winning the MERCIA award from the Engineers Trust.
Researchers at the University of Leeds and University of Cambridge demonstrated that tiny gold nanotubes could treat cancer caused by asbestos fibres.
Dr Catherine Walsh has been awarded a Future Leader Fellowship for her work in identifying habitable environments in the Solar System.