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One care lapse can be fatal for heart attack patients

University of Leeds research has revealed that heart attack patients have a 46% increased chance of death within a month of discharge if they miss any one of nine types of care.

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Research may have identified Jack the Ripper

Crucial DNA testing of a Victorian shawl, undertaken by a University of Leeds expert, may have helped solve the enduring riddle of the identity of Victorian serial killer Jack the Ripper.

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The University of Leeds hosts Universities UK annual conference

The University of Leeds hosts the Universities UK members’ annual conference this week, welcoming more than a hundred vice-chancellors to campus.

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Soldiers named added to war memorial at university

The names of 25 soldiers who fought in the First World War were uncovered by historian David Stowe and added to the University’s war memorial last week.

BBC news online
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TV: ITV Calendar

Dr Steven Wright (Engineering) discusses the Flamborough helicopter crash.

ITV Calendar
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Radio: John Darvall

Dr Lars Berger (POLIS) discusses the Islamic State in a panel debate.

BBC Radio Bristol
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