World-renowned poet Simon Armitage has joined the University of Leeds as its first Professor of Poetry. Professor Armitage returns to the School of English 20 years after taking up his first post.
David Higgins has undertaken the first major investigation of environmental catastrophe in Romantic writing. The Collaboration with the Wordsworth Trust has produced exciting activities with schools.
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures at Leeds has been ranked 60th in the world by the QS World Rankings by Subject 2017.
Rebecca, a PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature, has received a Postgraduate All Disciplines Fulbright Award to enable her to research at Cornell University in the USA in 2017-18.
The Poetry Society has been working with the University of Leeds and poet Helen Mort to create the project, which encourages young people to create poetry responding to climate change.
The Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester was delighted to host Georgina Binnie's talk entitled: 'I am getting on swimming in the photo business now’: James Joyce, Ulysses and the ‘Photo girl’.
Congratulations to Georgina Binnie for her success at the annual Sustainability Awards. Georgina was recognised for her award winning Writing Back project in the Positive Partner in Society category.
The new Short Film Prize in Digital Creativity, established by the Cultural Institute, is encouraging student filmmakers to showcase some of its ground-breaking research into creativity.
Applications are invited for the latest round of Short-Term Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute.