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Climate change was not to blame for the collapse of the Bronze Age

Scientists have proven definitively that climate change could not have been responsible for a huge population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age.

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National award for transforming data into knowledge

A collaboration between Leeds-based The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) and the University of Leeds has won a national Research Council UK impact award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.

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Molecule fights cancer on two fronts

Researchers at the University of Leeds have made a new synthetic anti-cancer molecule that targets two key mechanisms in the spread of malignant tumours through the body.

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Mistrust runs deep between North Korea and Russia

Aidan Foster-Carter (School of Sociology and Social Policy) asks what is behind the latest attempts by North Korea to cozy up to Russia.

Wall Street Journal
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Young stars shine bright at ceremony

The Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards in Leeds last night saw an Achievement in Education Award go to alumna Charlotte Newman (Law), who overcame a diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma to achieve a first class degree.

Yorkshire Evening Post
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Post-war illustrations on show

A new exhibition called Nostalgia and Progress: Illustration after the Second World War is on show at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery. The exhibition showcases the works of post-war illustrators such as Edward Bawden and Edward Ardizzone. Layla Bloom curator is quoted in the article.

Yorkshire Post
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