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Twenty-five names added to University’s First World War roll of honour

The names of twenty-five men from Leeds who served in the Great War are being added to the University of Leeds’ Brotherton War Memorial.

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Step back in time with M&S

From miniskirts and flares to shoulder pads, the Marks & Spencer Company Archive on campus is going back in time to celebrate all things great about the swinging 60s, stylish 70s and eccentric 80s.

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Mimicking natural evolution with ‘promiscuous reactions’ to improve the diversity of drugs

A revolutionary new scientific method developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of ‘biologically active molecules’, such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents.

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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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Yorkshire is leading the way in global retail

Mike Barry, the director of sustainable business at Marks & Spencer; and Dr Sally Russell (associate professor of business organisations and sustainability) discuss how online shopping has changed the retail industry and is being led by the UK, despite customers struggling for spends.

Yorkshire Post
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Would we care if Scotland voted for independence?

With just weeks left until the Scottish referendum, the rest of the UK our expressing their opinions on the issue. Stuart McAnulla, a lecturer in British politics at the University of Leeds discusses increasing interest as the date draws closer.

BBC online
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