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John Schwarzenbach

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, at the end of September, of John Schwarzenbach, former Senior Lecturer in the School of Mechanical Engineering.

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Smoke without fire - Tuesday 24 October

Emergency vehicles will be present and smoke generators will be used to simulate a fire incident between 9am-12:30pm. Please be reassured that this is only an exercise.

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Inside track

Inside Track - 27 September 2017 - Sir Alan Langlands

Life’s contradictions

Alan Langlands Alan Langlands

Alan Langlands is the twelfth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds.

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Event highlights

Oct 24
  • 10:00 to
  • 11:30
  • Free
Front Desk Network

The Front Desk Network meets every 10 weeks to share ideas and good practice. We regularly ask colleagues from across the University to come and share details about their service or school.

Oct 25
  • 13:00 to
  • 17:00
  • Free
Introduction to the News Media
Worsley Medical Lecture Theatre

Are you a scientist with little experience working with journalists? Perhaps you work in a field that generates controversy, or can be poorly represented by the media? If so, this event is for you.

Oct 25
  • 17:00 to
  • 19:00
  • Free
Impact in 5

Join the Cultural Institute for an evening highlighting projects between researchers at the University of Leeds and their external partners, funded through our Ignite programme in 2016 and 2017.

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ISSUE 604 September 2017

In this issue:
  • Funding to tackle global challenges
  • Recording your public engagement work
  • Green light for major campus building project
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