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Nurturing the arts education leaders of the future

A new UK scholarship for arts educators on the cusp of their careers has been launched as part of a pioneering collaboration between Opera North and the University of Leeds.

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How removing a protein slows blood vessel growth in tumours

Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a new protein which triggers the growth of blood vessels in breast cancer tumours which have spread to the brain.

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New research aims to charge robots remotely

Researchers at the University of Leeds are taking part in a project to develop ways to wirelessly “beam” power into robots and other digital systems.

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Removing a protein can slow growth in tumours

Researchers at the University have found a new protein that triggers the growth of blood vessels in breast cancer tumours which have spread to the brain.

Yorkshire Evening Post
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Dissent of man

An essay on Darwinism and politics in Victorian England by Professor Gregory Radick (School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science) is the cover story of this week’s edition.

TLS
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New mental health staffing framework criticised by experts

Professor John Baker (School of Healthcare) talks about a new staffing framework which was announced by NHS England.

Nursing Times
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