Renowned writer, broadcaster and University of Leeds Chancellor Melvyn Bragg returns to the city next month to chair a free public event about the future of books.

The University of Leeds has been shortlisted for three national awards, recognised as the ‘oscars’ of the higher education sector.

The team responsible for high-tech learning at the University of Leeds has received recognition in the form of the Association for Learning Technology’s Learning Technologist of the Year award.

The University’s work in supporting enterprising students is being showcased at a series of national award ceremonies this autumn.

A pioneering digital musician is following in the footsteps of physicist Brian Cox by being chosen to give a public lecture at the British Science Festival in Bradford (7-10 September).