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Artist render of the new Institute for High Speed Rail at the University of Leeds

The Government has today confirmed funding to create one of the most advanced conventional and high speed rail research facilities in the world, in Leeds.

Image of a street in Nairobi, Kenya

Research led by the Institute for Transport Studies, has been included as a policy recommendation to world governments following the international meeting of the UN-Habitat Assembly.

Someone using the pedestrian simulator, HIKER

Virtual reality (VR) is becoming the new normal at the University of Leeds, as staff and students working in transport, engineering, the social sciences and health research embrace the technology.

Electric cars

Leeds scientists are leading a research network of northern universities to find new ways to rapidly decarbonise UK transport.

Image of driver texting whilst driving

New research from the Institute for Transport Studies uses chauffeured passengers to better understand whether travel time will be more “worthwhile” in fully automated vehicles.