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Changing Faces of Heroism since the First World War

A new online course about how the First World War changed traditional views of heroism is launched today by the University of Leeds, in partnership with the BBC.

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World-leading biophysicist to head Biological Sciences at Leeds

Professor John Ladbury has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds.

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Leeds welcomes the UK’s largest teacher training event

The University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University will be joining forces to host the UK's largest teacher training event for two weeks from Saturday 19 July.

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Triple zero fashions push “anorexia chic”

Professor Andrew Hill (Institute of Psychological Sciences) says images of underweight celebrities are dangerous.

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Campaign to mark outbreak of WWI with candle commemoration

Professor Alison Fell (French) explained the significance of the conflict in modern history.

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Energy security critical to regional disputes

Professor Christopher Dent (East Asian Studies) said energy security is a core issue for China and other countries in the South China Sea.
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