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Benedict Read

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death of Benedict (Ben) Read, former Senior Lecturer in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies.

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Putting present policy into past context

Leeds has entered into a three-year partnership with influential network, History & Policy.

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University of Leeds alumnus Malcolm Jenkin explains why he is supporting the University's research towards finding a cure for brain cancer.

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Event highlights

Oct 26
  • 13:00 to
  • 14:00
  • Free
Lunchtime Talk: Re-reading and Collecting Shakespeare
Treasures of the Brotherton

This free lunchtime talk explores the re-reading of Shakespeare's dramas and the fascinating yet sometimes bizarre collecting of Shakespearean items during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Oct 30
  • 16:00 to
  • 18:00
  • £15 or free for students and under 16s
The Vice-Chancellor's Concert: Orchestra of Opera North
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall

Orchestra of Opera North conducted by Jac van Steen, featuring Soraya Mafi (soprano). Haydn – Symphony no 22 in E flat ‘The Philosopher’ Mozart – Ah, lo previdi Mozart – Symphony no 29 in A, K201

Oct 31
  • 17:30 to
  • 18:45
  • Free
The Inner Eye: Voyages Around the Museum
Medical Lecture Theatre, Level 7, Worsley Building

This public lecture will be given by Dr Penelope Curtis, Director, Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon. It will relate both to the present (a museum project in progress) and the past (previous collections).

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Inside Track - 17 October 2016 - Professor Neil Morris

Director of Digital Learning Professor Neil Morris outlines the facilities and opportunities for student eduation provided by new digitally-enabled learning spaces at Leeds.

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Neil Morris is Chair of Educational Technology, Innovation and Change in the School of Education and the University's Director of Digital Learning.

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ISSUE Issue 600 - September 2016

In this issue:
  • Leeds named University of the Year
  • New innovation and enterprise centre given the green light
  • Chinese Ambassador visit
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Leeds research

Britain's post-war prime ministers ranked by politics experts

David Cameron has been rated one of the worst performing post-war prime ministers in a poll of academics specialising in British politics and contemporary British history.

Professional bodies playing a role in banking

New research has concluded that the potential exists for professional bodies to play a greater role in raising levels of competence and promoting ethical behaviour in the banking sector.