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Council Statement: decision on fossil fuel divestment

The University has made a decision about fossil fuel divestment, you can read the full statement here.

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There’s still time for staff to have their say on the University’s ambitious plans for an Enterprise and Innovation Centre (UIEC).

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Inside track

Inside Track - 21 March 2016 - Sir Alan Langlands

Vice-Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands reflects on the success of the Be Curious festival, new appointments, and on the challenges ahead for higher education.

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

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Leeds research

Animals' role in mitigating climate change varies across forests

Large animals play a key role in mitigating climate change in tropical forests by spreading the seeds of large trees that have a high capacity to store carbon, new research has found.

Dinosaur families chose to exit Europe

Researchers have used ‘network theory’ for the first time to visually depict the movement of dinosaurs around the world during the Mesozoic Era – including a curious exodus from Europe.

Event highlights

May 3
  • 17:30 to
  • 19:30
  • Free
"Brexit”: The Consequences of Britain staying in or leaving the EU- a debate
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre

A public evening of discussion, questions and answers with five academics on the ‘Brexit’.

May 7
  • 11:00 to
  • 15:15
  • Free
M&S Dressed in Time
M&S Company Archive, Michael Marks Building

A unique catwalk show bringing the story of M&S fashion to life: from 1930s beachwear to today’s archive inspired collections.

May 9
  • 17:30 to
  • 19:00
  • Free
Tackling Cyber Crime
Moot Court Room, Liberty Building, University of Leeds

The 2016 annual Frank Dawtry lecture will be delivered by Dr Jamie Saunders, Director of the National Cyber Crime Unit, who will be discussing about how the UK is responding to the cyber crime threat.

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Reporter

Issue 596 - March 2016

ISSUE Issue 596 - March 2016

In this issue:
  • Women of Achievement 2016
  • Rosetta Stone courses
  • Making a World of Difference
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The Reporter is the University’s staff newsletter and is produced eight times a year.

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The Engineering Colouring Book is launched!

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