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The Staff Festival team is looking for donations of new and unused items to be prizes in this year’s Tombola.

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Ambassador's visit marks strengthening ties with Mexico

The University recently welcomed the Mexican Ambassador to the UK, Diego Gómez Pickering, and Evelyn Vera-Barreto, Head of Education and International Cooperation, onto campus.

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Inside track

Inside Track - 18 May 2016 - Vice-Chancellor’s initial response to the HE White Paper

Sir Alan Langlands responds to the HE White Paper: Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice.

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

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Leeds research

Antarctic fossils reveal creatures weren’t safer in the south

A study of more than 6,000 marine fossils from the Antarctic shows that the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs was sudden and just as deadly to life in the polar regions.

The future of financial services in Europe

Europe faces a decade of low growth, rising inequality in income and wealth, and decline or stagnation in workers’ wages, according to new research findings.

Event highlights

Jun 4
  • 12:30 to
  • 13:30
  • Free
Meet the Authors at Leeds Big Bookend Festival
Leeds Central Library

Women's rights and empowerment is a recurring theme in the latest book by local author and businessman Jon Geldart. In this talk he will share anecdotes from his many interviews with Chinese people.

Jun 7
  • 18:15 to
  • 19:15
  • Free
HPS in 20 Objects - Public Lecture 6: Midwifery Forceps
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre

Join midwife Louise Jenkins and historian Adrian Wilson and for Lecture 6 in our series where, fittingly, they’ll be talking about 6 things you might not know about the history of midwifery forceps!

Jun 10
  • 10:30 to
  • 17:15
  • Free
The Enterprise of Culture: the European fashion system around the world
Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London

The final project conference for The Enterprise of Culture, a three-year European collaborative research project investigating international structures and connections in the fashion industry.

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Reporter

Reporter 597 may 2016

ISSUE Issue 597 - May 2016

In this issue:
  • Inspiring events on campus
  • Key appointments at the University
  • New manufacturing research
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The Reporter is the University’s staff newsletter and is produced eight times a year.

Watch & Listen

N8 Research Partnership - Professor Paul Chatterton discusses Leeds City Lab that aims to tackle tomorrow's challenges through collaboration and coproduction with multiple stakeholders including universities, public and private sectors, and members of the general public.

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