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Amazon rainforest survey could improve carbon offset schemes

Carbon offsetting initiatives could be improved with new insights into the make-up of tropical forests.

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Brownlee Brothers Partnership will inspire a new generation of triathletes

A new partnership between the University of Leeds and Olympic medallists the Brownlee brothers is set to help other athletes follow in their footsteps.

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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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First Folio now available online

A First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays are now on the internet after the University of Leeds made them available. Professor Martin Butler (School of English) is quoted in the article.

Yorkshire Evening Post
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How to wear lace

Six students from the University of Leeds are finalists in a design competition for Hawes and Curtis.

Yorkshire Post
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Students support campaign to stop asylum seeker being sent back to Nigeria

Students from the University of Leeds are amongst those showing their support to Afusat Saliu and her two daughters who have been asked to leave the country by Friday. Afusat Saliu fears that if she returns back to Nigeria her daughters will be circumcised.

The Independent
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