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Anthony (Tony) Cowie

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, on 22 November 2015, of Mr Anthony (Tony) Cowie, former Reader in Lexicography in the School of English.

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Christmas food appeal

The IT Service Desk is welcoming food donations for Leeds North and West Food Bank in the lead up to Christmas.

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Inside track

Inside Track - 23 November 2015 - Professors Frank Finlay and David Cooper

Professors Finlay and Cooper consider the University's impact on culture in the region and beyond.

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Professor Finlay has held a number of roles, including President of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland and member of panels for the RAE and REF.

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Leeds research

Drawing a ‘curtain of fire’ on dinosaur extinction theory?

The role volcanic activity played in mass extinction in the Earth’s early history is likely to have been much less severe than previously thought, according to a study led by the University of Leeds.

Peatland Code could significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions

A new Government-backed code has been launched that could slash UK carbon dioxide emissions by 220 million tonnes and protect rare wildlife by restoring moors, bogs and mires.

Event highlights

Dec 1
  • 11:00 to
  • 15:30
  • Free
Christmas and Fairtrade Fair
Parkinson Court

Come along to this year's Christmas and Fairtrade Fair!

Dec 1
  • 19:00 to
  • 20:30
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Meet the only man to run, swim and cycle the length of Britain.
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre- University of Leeds

Ever considered cycling, running or swimming the length of Britain? Come and meet Sean Conway, the first and only man to do all three, and what's next on his list? An Arctic Triathlon!

Dec 2
  • 13:00 to
  • 14:00
  • Free
WiSET First Wednesday Club
Lyddon Terrace SR 1 (1.06)

Join WiSET for an audience with Prof Elaine Martin, head of the School of Chemical & Process Engineering, who will talk about her "Roller coaster ride to achieving success".

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ISSUE Issue 593 - November 2015

In this issue:
  • Collaboration with the Southwest Jiaotong University, China
  • Studying in a Digital Age
  • The University's mentoring programme
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