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Winner of the FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2015 announced

Congratulations to Caroline Denby for winning first place at the FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2015.

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‘Lunch Poems’ – a new lunchtime poetry series at the University

From 7 October, you can hear staff and students from the University discussing and reading their favourite poems.

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My week

17 September 2015 - Support for Refugees

Vice-Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands outlines how the University and its staff and students can respond to the international refugee crisis.

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

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Leeds research

Offshore wind farms could be more risky for gannets than previously thought

Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, research led by the University of Leeds says.

Icelandic volcano’s toxic gas is treble that of Europe’s industry

A huge volcanic eruption in Iceland emitted on average three times as much of a toxic gas as all European industry combined, a study led by the University of Leeds has revealed.

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Oct 6
  • 12:00 to
  • 14:00
  • Free
Blacklisted: The secret war between big business and union activists
University of Leeds, Fairbairn House, Suite A Room 1 (G.01), Clarendon Road

'Blacklisted' tells the controversial story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies used to keep union activists away from work.

Oct 6
  • 17:30 to
  • 18:30
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Understanding fashion: fashion as social history
M&S Company Archive, Michael Marks Building

Understanding Fashion will explore what fashion reveals about us and our society. Discover the M&S Company Archive collection and start to see fashion in a whole new light.

Oct 8
  • 17:15 to
  • 18:45
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Annual LUCAS Lecture 2015 - Wole Soyinka
Conference Auditorium 1

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka will return to the University of Leeds to give the LUCAS Annual Lecture on ‘Narcissus and other Pall Bearers: Morbidity as Ideology’.

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ISSUE Issue 592 - September 2015

In this issue:
  • Winners of the Vice-Chancellor's Impact Awards
  • The Astbury Conversation
  • The Leeds Social Sciences Institute
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