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Thoughts on the LIDA Internship Programme – Vijay Kumar

  Do you have a research or industry figure role model, and what about them inspires you? A role model of mine would be my previous...

Improving lives through Big Data – Holly Clarke

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Attending the Women in Data conference – Claire Shadbolt

Data has become commonplace in everyday life; the current landscape is rich with opportunities to capture, analyse and interpret data....

An introduction to the LIDA internship – Francisco Videira

  [caption id="attachment_3916" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Francisco attending the conference at the Joint Research Centre[/caption]   Background Before...

What’s happened to UK migration since the EU referendum – in four graphs

Net migration has gone down since the referendum. ...

Bowel cancer rates after colonoscopy vary by provider

  Acolonoscopy is the main test used to detect bowel cancer, but like most tests, it is not always 100% accurate and cancers can be missed. New research led by the University of Leeds looked at the number of patients whose colonoscopy found no evidence of bowel cancer, but who were subsequently diagnosed with the...

Secondment to SoCal – Luke Archer

Introduction When I applied to the Leeds...

Better tests needed for urinary tract infections

Doctors urgently need a fast and accurate test for diagnosing urinary tract infections (UTIs) to reduce overprescribing of antibiotics, according to health researchers. Dr Mar Pujades Rodriguez, from the University of Leeds, argues that without access to a reliable test doctors risk prescribing unnecessary antibiotic treatments,...

Immersive technologies become the new reality at Leeds

  The University has today (Thursday 13th June) launched a new centre designed to harness the power of immersive technologies, to upskill the next generation and push the boundaries in research and education. The ...

The changing nature of R&D – collaboration works

  Professor Chris Gale, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Co-Director of the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics joined us at the official Nexus Launch where we discussed the key findings of the new report ‘The Changing Nature of R&D’. Chris...