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Stretchy material

Scientists have discovered the first synthetic material that becomes thicker – at the molecular level – as it is stretched.

Professor Helen Gleeson

Professor Helen Gleeson has won the Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year category in this year’s Times Higher Education Awards, announced last night.

DARA annual network

Leeds is equipping future African radio astronomers with the space science expertise to secure senior jobs in multi-country research programmes, and to inspire young scientists in their countries.


A team including satellite communications innovator Goonhilly Earth Station and a Leeds-led consortium has been awarded for bringing space science, technology and training to developing economies.


Dr Lorna Dougan, of the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology and School of Physics and Astronomy, has won the 2018 British Biophysical Society (BBS) Young Investigator Award.