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Research and innovation at the University focuses on some of the most pressing challenges facing healthcare, with world-leading insights into the causes of musculoskeletal disorders, cardiovascular disease, viral infections and cancer.Health
Research covers all major aspects of engineering and the physical sciences, including cross-cutting themes such as energy, materials, medical engineering and artificial intelligence, with theoretical, experimental and modelling work underpinning all areas.Engineering
The world is changing both through natural causes and the impact of human activity. These changes affect the whole of society and there is a need to better understand them to provide advice and practical solutions to manage and mitigate their impact.Environment
Data analytics research at Leeds is having significant impacts on society, from enhancing cancer guidelines and patient care programmes, to informing commercial strategy and public policy analysis.Data
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Nexus is a community for technology businesses of all shapes and sizes that work, connect and collaborate with the research and innovation expertise at the University of Leeds.Join Us
The view from here – Sharon Jandu, Yorkshire Asian Business Association
We catch up with Sharon, Founder of the Yorkshire Asian Business Association (YABA) and Project Director of Northern Asian Power (NAP), about her vision for a flourishing regional economy and the major opportunities she sees for international trade.
Becoming Investor Ready: Series B
How can businesses in our region ensure they are investor-ready in a post-pandemic market? Find out more from experts Will Schaffer, Investment Director of Mercia Asset Management and Hannah Crosland, Senior Associate at Squire Patton Boggs about the fundamentals of Series B investment.
Young people handed the building blocks for bright business futures
The Leeds City Council-funded BUILD Your Future innovative learning programme took place over five days last week, hosted by Nexus. A total of 11 participants, aged between 16 and 22 all from the Leeds City Region, were given expert insight into everything from design solutions to business case development.