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Liz Margree (Theology and Geography 1995) and Jon Spooner (English Language and Literature 1996) accept a national award on behalf of the Unlimited Theatre Company.
Lawrence Potter, Russian Studies 1975Member posts
Recurrent coughs and sneezes could be a thing of the past, thanks to Leeds research. Scientists at the Universities of Leeds, York and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking the ‘Enigma code’ of the common cold virus.
A Leeds study has found that "behavioural activation" can help prevent older people with mild symptoms of depression from developing more severe clinical problems.
A new report from the University is calling for the UK to be more self-sufficient in food production, after finding only 52% of food consumed in the UK comes from British farmers.
A new £5m University of Leeds sports facility is to be named after its most successful alumni athletes, Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee. The Brownlee Centre sits alongside a new 1 mile cycle track at Bodington playing fields.
A composer working with sounds below the limits of human hearing has been announced as the winner of the inaugural £15,000 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University.
The humble stethoscope is 200. To mark its birthday, attend a free public lecture delving into the history of this game-changing instrument. Could Leeds have one of the originals?
A comprehensive new handbook about weather forecasting in West Africa could help safeguard lives and resources in the region. "Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters' Handbook" was coordinated by the University of Leeds in collaboration with international researchers and meteorological agencies to help the region’s forecasters.
Pauline Dransfield (Social Studies 1952) has passed away, aged 87. Pauline met her husband Philip at Leeds (Chemistry 1951) and their two sons, Graham Dransfield (1988) and Patrick Dransfield (1985) are also Leeds graduates.
Italian teacher Peggy Johnson (English 1981) has become an unintentional international pop sensation, after being approached to translate song lyrics.Before she knew it, Peggy had not only rewritten the piece, but was performing on the track which spent nearly four weeks at number one.
Leeds research has identified new ways to provide vaccines against polio, which do not require the growth of live virus for their manufacture.
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