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Feather Reef in the central part of the Great Barrier Reef

Climate models are unreliable when it comes to predicting the damage that tropical cyclones will do to sensitive coral reefs, according to a new study published in the journal Earth’s Future.

Artistic representation of specialised ribosomes

The five-year project will lead to a better understanding of fundamental biochemical processes of gene regulation and will identify new research strategies for tackling cancer and other diseases.

Examples of vulnerable ecosystems: coral reefs, savannah, temperate forests, mangroves.
Image via The French Foundation for Biodiversity Research (FRB)

An international team of researchers, including experts from the University of Leeds, has developed a new open access tool to assess the vulnerability of species communities.  

Hannah Abdly and Natasha Murray - Beaumont winners 2022 2

Two BSc students have been awarded the prestigious Beaumont Award.

Picture of the COVID-19 viruses

Recent studies show that potential sources of new SARS-CoV-2 variants could emerge from people who experience chronic COVID infections and animals but they are likely not variants of concern.