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Inside Track - 19 November 2015 - Vice-Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands

Sir Alan Langlands sets out the University's ambitious plans to increase its impact on society.

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Alan Langlands is the twelfth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds.

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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

Nov 27
  • 10:00 to
  • 11:30
  • Free
'From Dark Satanic Mills to DNA: the scientific heritage of Leeds and how it changed the world'
Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre

Talk by Dr. Kersten Hall (Honorary Fellow in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science), and author of 'The Man in the Monkeynut Coat' about Leeds scientist, W.T. Astbury.

Nov 28
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
  • Free
International Concert Series - Martin Roscoe: Piano Masterclass
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, School of Music

Pianists studying performance at Leeds University work with internationally renowned pianist Martin Roscoe on repertoire of their choice.

Dec 1
  • 13:00 to
  • 15:00
  • Free
Travel Cafe @ Staff Christmas Fair
Parkinson Court

If you want to find out more about public transport routes, cycling or walking to work, pop by and see us for a chat over some coffee and festive cakes. Chance to win 2 free travel passes.

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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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