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University of Leeds providing skills for life

Published
Monday 6th February, 2023
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Working with business
Business & Economy
University

Offering lifelong opportunities to learn new skills and prepare for changing career demands is a key ambition of the University of Leeds.

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How much microfibre do we emit with our washing?

Published
Monday 6th February, 2023
Categories
Environment
Technology
Working with business

The UK’s laundry releases microfibres weighing the equivalent of up to 1,500 double-decker buses every year, according to new research. 

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Royal visit marks early childhood campaign launch

Published
Tuesday 31st January, 2023
Categories
University

The Princess of Wales joined a teaching session at the University of Leeds today as she continues the launch of her new national campaign. 

Princess of Wales chats to students

Exhibition explores inclusive art education

Published
Monday 30th January, 2023
Categories
Arts & Culture
Working with our region

Work created by neurodivergent and learning disabled artists is going on show at the University of Leeds next week in a new exhibition which explores how they can develop their careers.

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People with arthritis 20% less likely to be in work

Published
Friday 27th January, 2023
Categories
Health

The typical person living with arthritis in the UK is 20% less likely to be in work than their equivalent without the condition, new research shows.

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Leeds spinout Slingshot Simulations secures £3m investment

Published
Tuesday 24th January, 2023
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Technology
Working with business
Business & Economy

Slingshot Simulations, a spinout from the University of Leeds, has secured a £3 million round of investment led by Northern Gritstone, alongside Mercia and the Northern Powerhouse Fund.

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