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University of Leeds in top 10 for research and impact power

A new assessment of higher education institutions, based on the strength of their research, positions Leeds as one of the top UK universities for research and impact power.

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Migrating ‘supraglacial’ lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss

Predictions of Greenland ice loss and its impact on rising sea levels may have been greatly underestimated, according to scientists at the University of Leeds.

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Scientists observe the Earth grow a new layer under an Icelandic volcano

New research into an Icelandic eruption has shed light on how the Earth’s crust forms, according to a paper published today in Nature.

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Susan Partridge interview

University of Leeds researcher Susan Partridge who is a Scottish marathon runner is interviewed by Women’s Running.

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Boot camp helps enterprise shape up

The University has put 25 of its most enterprising students through a business ‘boot camp’. The Spark training programme welcomed students from across the university.

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Voucher scheme feeds homeless

A scheme, designed by University of Leeds student Hannah Tisdale, which allows homeless people to exchange vouchers for meals is featured. The scheme is a partnership between the University, West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council.

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