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PhD student wins #BeACritic competition

Jade French, a PhD student in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, has won a #BeACritic competition to find the best emerging arts critics.

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My week - 27 July 2015 - looking ahead

Suddenly there is some relief in view following a summer of conferences and graduation mind is now turning to the year ahead and the implementation of the University’s strategic plan.

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

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Leeds research

Climate change threatens precious UK ecosystem

An entire ecosystem is at risk from the effects of climate change on the UK’s blanket bogs, scientists at the University of Leeds have warned.

Study finds non-genetic cancer mechanism

Cancer can be caused solely by protein imbalances within cells, a study of ovarian cancer has found.

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Aug 6
  • 14:00 to
  • 15:30
  • Free
Enhancing inclusiveness within the promotions system
Room 1.16, 11-14 Blenheim Terrace

Open meeting for academic staff to review and feedback on the language used in the new promotions criteria. The main purpose of the session is to remove gender or other biases in the criteria.

Aug 7
  • 18:00 to
  • 20:00
  • Free
Opening Reception: FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2015
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Meet the five artists selected as this year's top graduate from School of Design and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. Could one of them be the next big thing?

Aug 8
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
  • Free
Origami Workshop
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Take inspiration from our Public Art on campus and create your own paper sculptures using this traditional Japanese art of paper folding!

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Reporter cover for July 2015.

ISSUE Issue 591 - July 2015

In this issue:
  • The University's new £26m undergraduate library is officially opened by Lord Laidlaw
  • Honorary graduands announced
  • Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, visits our research facilities
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