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Injured soldier’s own thigh bone used for First World War ‘trench art’

- A brooch crafted from a piece of human thigh bone is among the items selected for an exhibition about the First World War at the University of Leeds.

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School of Music head wins British Composer Award

- Professor Martin Iddon, who leads the School of Music, won the Chamber category in the British Composer Awards for his composition, Danaë.

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Reframing disaster: revisiting global disasters

- This year marks the 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disaster in India, the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th anniversary of the South Asian tsunami on Boxing Day 2004.

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Four year labour of love creates a definitive study of Opera North

- A new book detailing the history of Opera North has been written by a University of Leeds lecturer.

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Masterpieces ‘marooned’ by the Russian Revolution finally go on show

- Lost Russian masterpieces from an art exhibition interrupted by the First World War are being revisited a century on with the help of expertise from the University of Leeds.

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Poignant service honours war dead a century on

- A service of remembrance has been held to rededicate a war memorial 100 years after the start of the First World War.

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