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Open day places at Bright Beginnings

Bright Beginnings have places for children up to the age of 12, for staff who are on duty for the University open days on Saturday 12 September and Saturday 10 October.

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Two-hour Portal outages on Wednesday 16 September and Wednesday 16 December

The Portal will be unavailable on Wednesday 16 September and Wednesday 16 December, on both occasions from 2 pm for up to 2 hours. This is for essential maintenance.

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My week

My week - 27 July 2015 - looking ahead

Suddenly there is some relief in view following a summer of conferences and graduation ceremonies...my 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

Scientists warn of the risk from air pollution over the megacities of West Africa

A new study warns of the risks posed by the increasing air pollution over the cities of West Africa - amid fears it could have an impact on human health, meteorology and regional climate.

Bats wake up and smell the coffee

Intensive agriculture is taking a toll on bats in the Western Ghats of India, but shade-grown coffee, remnant rainforest patches and riverine vegetation strips may help struggling species hang on.

Event highlights

Sep 6
  • 10:00 to
  • 16:00
  • Free
UTA Festival of Cycling - Wacky Bikes and Cycle Simulator
Outside Roger Stevens and Outside the Union

The much loved bikes are back, penny farthings, 7 seaters, recumbents all to try for free outside Roger Stevens. Test yourself against the toughest routes on the new Bike Simulaton outside LUU.

Sep 9
  • 12:00 to
  • 13:00
  • Free
PA Network event with Professor David Hogg
Clothworkers Central Building Speakman LT

Professor David Hogg will talk to the network about his role, the University’s research agenda and the wider University strategy, and how we all play a part in it.

Sep 9
  • 10:00 to
  • 16:30
  • Free
Should we recognise a duty to take part in biomedical research?
IDEA CETL

The event will be of interest to those involved in biomedical research and to bioethicists, and will be an exciting programme of talks and discussion led by four keynote speakers.

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Reporter

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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The Reporter is the University’s staff newsletter and is produced eight times a year.

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