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Balancing prosperity and sustainability: a role for arts and culture

Researchers from the University of Leeds are to play a key role in exploring how arts and culture contributes to sustainable prosperity.

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Chancellor commits £20m ‘big picture’ data projects to tackle major health and social care challenges

The Chancellor has announced £20m in the Budget to fund new health and social care information projects, aimed at tackling major health challenges by using ‘big picture’ data.

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Collection highlights JRR Tolkien’s time at the University of Leeds

A collection of letters, poems and prose by The Hobbit creator JRR Tolkien has been acquired by the University of Leeds, where he taught in the 1920s.

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Exceptional set of paintings

David Hill, Harewood Professor of Fine Art, is quoted about a new exhibition which brings together for the first time in 100 years all six watercolours of Harewood, painted by JMW Turner.

Yorkshire Life
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TV: BBC Breakfast

Dr Victoria Honeyman (School of Politics and International Studies) discusses last night’s General Election debate with David Cameron and Ed Miliband.

BBC Breakfast
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Radio: Breakfast

An upcoming Leeds Sinfonia concert at the University’s Great Hall on Saturday, March 28, featuring the music of Vaughan Williams, Walton and Sibelius, is mentioned.

BBC Radio 3
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