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Leeds signs Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Sports University

The University of Leeds has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Sports University, China’s leading higher education institution for sport.

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Ambulance ECGs save lives, study finds

People are more likely to survive a heart attack if they have an electrocardiogram (ECG) in the ambulance on the way to hospital, research by the University of Leeds has shown.

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New technique could transform low-energy light detection

Researchers have discovered a way to use standard semiconductors to detect light over a much broader range of wavelengths.

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Book review: ‘Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, Citizenship and the Battle for the Census’ by Jill Liddington

A review of a book written by Dr Jill Liddington (School of Sociology and Social Policy) on the theme of women’s suffrage.

Times Higher Education
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Every weekend could be four days long, if the will was there

Professor David Spencer (Leeds University Business School) discusses the prospect of a four-day weekend being the norm.

The Conversation
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Invasive species hitchhike on water sports kits

Researchers at the University have found that species such as killer shrimps can be transferred to new waterways by canoeists and anglers.

BBC news online
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