Tag : innovation

LUU Entrepreneurs: Social Saturday

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From facilitating business launches to providing discounted printing for its members, LUU Entrepreneurs Society are illustrating how best to utilise the vast array of resources available to students at Leeds. It’s upcoming project, Social Saturday, promises to be an eye opening journey into the world of social enterprises and demonstrating … Read More

Is the Hyperloop the future of travel?

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We might not be as far away from hyper-speed travel as you might think. Although it isn’t quite teleportation, the Hyperloop combines a vacuum, a train, and levitating magnets to shoot you towards your destination at hundreds of miles an hour. The magnetic levitation ‘maglev’ train is lifted above rails … Read More

Leeds Gets Top Ten Spot for First Time

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The University of Leeds has secured a place in the top 10 universities in the UK, in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The overall 2018 rankings are based on a range of metrics and, after being named University of the Year by the guide last … Read More

Incremental Innovation at its Best

2 years ago / 0 comments

Every year millions of Apple users around the world go into a frenzy when the next iPhone, Mac, iPad and now even the Apple Watch get released into the ever changing technology market. But is Apple’s strategy of incremental innovation worth the dent to our bank accounts or is it … Read More

University’s Field trip simulator wins award

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University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art win Times Higher Education award for Outstanding Digital Innovation The Virtual Landscapes team at the University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art have won the award for Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research after developing a first person video game … Read More

The modern day hotel

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : dwglogo.com) On the start-up scene, Airbnb is mentioned in the same breath as Uber. The start-ups which have revolutionized an industry and are on their way to be the next Google or Apple. With a current valuation of $30 Billion (based on the last round of valuation in … Read More

Deliveroo: How our new favourite takeaway app achieved such rapid success

2 years ago / 0 comments

Annual growth of 25% and a net worth of over $1billion in just 3 years, impossible for a start-up business I hear you cry! Yet Deliveroo with a presence in over 60 countries and an army of 5000 cyclists, has achieved the impossible. The seemingly straightforward concept of ordering high … Read More

The generation game of scientific research

4 years ago / 0 comments

“With age comes wisdom”. The timeless words penned by Oscar Wilde have offered comfort to those afraid of the approaching ailments of old age, the loss of hair, hearing and beauty. However, a recent study has cast doubts over the legitimacy of Wilde’s words when considering the pursuit of scientific … Read More