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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.


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Painting donation
19/09/2017

Philosophy graduate Roger Godden (2012) has donated to the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery "The Artist and The Gardener", a 2015 oil painting by Neil Simone. The painting was inspired by, and includes, one of Roger's poems.

Data and health research
18/09/2017

Health researchers from Leeds have launched a major survey to see if people would be prepared to allow their lifestyle data to be matched against their health records. The survey aims to gauge whether the public would support such large-scale data analysis.

The Good Slice
14/09/2017

Three alumni have launched The Good Slice, a social enterprise serving wood-fired pizza and, via a one-for-one model, providing meals for children in Africa. Kitty Mitchell (Textile Design 2016), Edward Kellard (International Business 2016) and Elliot Blackler (Politics 2017) are working with charities in African countries to deliver the project.

The impact of poor sleep
11/09/2017

Inadequate sleep at night leads to poor memory and increases the risk of depression, anxiety and stress, according to research from Leeds. A study found those that slept less than five hours a night found it difficult to function effectively during the day.

New building given green light
04/09/2017

The University’s ambitious plans for advancing engineering and physical sciences has taken a major step forward with a green light from Leeds City Council.

Magical creatures help conservation
30/08/2017

Beliefs in magical creatures can impact the protection of biodiversity, and the field of conservation needs to consider them seriously, Leeds researchers advise.

Children who use e-cigarettes more likely to try tobacco
21/08/2017

New Leeds research suggests that teenagers who have tried an e-cigarette are almost four times more likely to start smoking a conventional cigarette within a year, when compared to classmates who have not.

Bernard Jennings (1928-2017)
17/08/2017

Emeritus Professor Bernard Jennings has passed away. Professor Jennings graduated in 1959 with MA History.

Risky business
14/08/2017

Leeds research has shown that the presence of independent directors on bank boards has not curtailed risk-taking at the majority of the world’s largest banks since the global financial crisis.

Leeds performs well in NSS
09/08/2017

The University has scored 89% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017. This is the highest score among the Russell Group institutions for which data is available

Lack of sleep makes you fat
01/08/2017

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study from Leeds.


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