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One care lapse can be fatal for heart attack patients

- University of Leeds research has revealed that heart attack patients have a 46% increased chance of death within a month of discharge if they miss any one of nine types of care.

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Research may have identified Jack the Ripper

- Crucial DNA testing of a Victorian shawl, undertaken by a University of Leeds expert, may have helped solve the enduring riddle of the identity of Victorian serial killer Jack the Ripper.

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The University of Leeds hosts Universities UK annual conference

- The University of Leeds hosts the Universities UK members’ annual conference this week, welcoming more than a hundred vice-chancellors to campus.

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University of Leeds to host Q-Step Centre as part of £19.5 million funding programme

- The University of Leeds is delivering a step-change in its social science teaching as part of an ambitious intervention to address the critical shortage of quantitatively skilled social scientists.

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University of Leeds teams up with M&S for new free online course in business innovation

- World class innovation by leading retailer Marks & Spencer is featured in a new University of Leeds free online course starting 15 September.

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New satellite maps out Napa Valley earthquake

- Scientists have used a new Earth-observation satellite called Sentinel-1A to map the ground movements caused by the earthquake that shook up California’s wine-producing Napa Valley on 24 August 2014.

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