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Scientists have discovered the severity of the impact on a player’s head while heading a football is influenced much more by the speed of the ball than its mass and stiffness.

Sheena Radford

Professor Sheena Radford, the Director of the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, has been honoured with an OBE, for her research at the frontiers of molecular biology.


The University of Leeds have discovered a way to reduce stress – our researchers have identified that watching videos and images of cute animals can help reduce stress levels by up to 50%.

Roger Stevens building

A message from Leeds’ higher education leaders, students’ union leaders and the city council:

The intricate protein architecture linked to disease

Scientists have for the first time identified the structure of a protein fibre linked to early-onset type 2 diabetes.