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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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Leeds students triumph in the Royal Television Society (RTS) awards

Three students from the School of Media and Communication have excelled in the RTS (Yorkshire) regional Student Awards.

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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

Proactive in Paris: Researchers head to Paris for crucial climate change talks

Scientists and world leaders are convening in Paris to tackle climate change, and the University of Leeds is well represented at the talks, offering a wealth of expertise in climate change science.

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.

Event highlights

Dec 2
  • 17:30 to
  • 19:00
  • Free
ISIS: Ideology, History, Theology
SR 1.08, Parkinson Building

Where did ISIS come from? Where do ISIS members get their beliefs from? How did ISIS emerge?

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".

Dec 2
  • 19:30 to
  • 21:30
  • Free to Students & Under 16s, other tickets £18 until 18th November, £20 thereafter.
International Concert Series - Leeds Lieder: Richard Strauss Song Series II
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall

Songs by Strauss, Debussy, Zemlinsky and Thuille.

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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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