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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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Avacta in talks with more customers

University spin out Avacta is in talks with customers over their new invention Affirmers, an alternative to antibodies.

Yorkshire Post
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Interview with Jon Bliss

An interview with actor and alumnus Jon Bliss.

Yorkshire Evening Post
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Shape of women’s bodies can influence sexual behaviour

A study led by the University of Leeds has found that women with wider hips show less cautious sexual behaviour.

International Business Times
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