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The Brilliant Club is looking for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers

A meaningful, paid opportunity for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to teach their own research!

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Dr Simon J Newell

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, on 10 August 2016, of Dr Simon Newell in a cycling accident in the Lake District.

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Watch & Listen

The One Day in Leeds video celebrates the achievements of the Making a World of Difference campaign. Find out more about the campaign.

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Event highlights

Jun 22
  • 9:30 to
  • 16:30
  • Free
The Synthetics Revolution: man-made fibres and everyday fashion
ULITA an Archive of International Textiles, St Wilfred's Chapel, Maurice Keyworth Building

A collaboration between the Yorkshire Fashion Archive, ULITA and the Enterprise of Culture project has culminated in an exhibition charting the rise of synthetic fibres in everyday clothing.

Aug 19
  • 12:30 to
  • 15:30
  • Free
Sketch Club
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Parkinson Court

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon. Be inspired by our 'Friday Focus' which changes each week and take advantage of the stools and materials provided to sit back and sketch.

Sep 1
  • 17:00 to
  • 18:15
  • Free
A world from a sheet of paper
Conference Auditorium, University of Leeds

By folding, crumpling, sometimes tearing, a sheet of paper we will explore a variety of phenomena, from magic tricks and geometry to elasticity and the traditional Japanese art of origami.

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Inside track

Looking Brexit in the teeth

The Vice-Chancellor's Leader Column on the challenges posed by the Brexit vote.

Alan Langlands Alan Langlands

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

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Reporter

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ISSUE Issue 599 - July 2016

In this issue:
  • The International Medieval Congress
  • Extra funding for student sport
  • The Leeds Migration Research Network
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The Reporter is the University’s staff newsletter and is produced eight times a year.

Leeds research

Swallows and Amazons author plagued with doubts, archive letters reveal

It is one of the most popular children’s stories of all time and has sold millions of copies, but letters by the author of Swallows and Amazons reveal his doubts about the book’s prospects.

First ever satellite track of endangered Caspian seals

The first ever satellite tracking study of one the world’s endangered seal species has revealed new information about their migration habits and hunting patterns.