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University appoints a champion for public art

- The University of Leeds has signalled a commitment to public art with a new key role aimed at highlighting its extensive collection.

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New funding to transform food security research

- The University of Leeds will be driving innovation in food security after a new multi-million pound research grant was awarded by government.

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Balancing prosperity and sustainability: a role for arts and culture

- Researchers from the University of Leeds are to play a key role in exploring how arts and culture contributes to sustainable prosperity.

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Chancellor commits £20m ‘big picture’ data projects to tackle major health and social care challenges

- The Chancellor has announced £20m in the Budget to fund new health and social care information projects, aimed at tackling major health challenges by using ‘big picture’ data.

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Collection highlights JRR Tolkien’s time at the University of Leeds

- A collection of letters, poems and prose by The Hobbit creator JRR Tolkien has been acquired by the University of Leeds, where he taught in the 1920s.

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Amazon’s carbon uptake declines as trees die faster

- The most extensive land-based study of the Amazon to date reveals it is losing its capacity to absorb carbon from the atmosphere.

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