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Uncovering the Elsecar Gasworks

New scientific techniques and an incredibly dry summer have come together to reveal an important part of Elsecar Village’s hidden heritage.

Earthquakes

The timing and size of three deadly earthquakes that struck Italy in 2016 may have been pre-determined, according to new research that could improve earthquake forecasting.

Studying Holuhraun volcano

A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in a boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume.

Professors Tim Wright and Andy Hooper with SatSense team

Two University of Leeds professors, who have developed software that detects subsidence using satellite data, have secured £750,000 seed funding to launch the new spin out company SatSense.

Diagram showing strain rates along Turkey's North Anatolian Fault, alongside westward profession of earthquakes since 1939

Satellite data has shed new light on seismic hazard in one of the world’s most deadly earthquake zones.