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Honorary Degree and Symposium for leading Ugandan LGBT advocate

Staff are invited to attend a symposium being hosted by the University to celebrate the awarding of an honorary degree to a leading LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) advocate.

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MEETinLEEDS celebrates international award

The University’s conference and event team – MEETinLEEDS – is celebrating winning a prestigious international accolade.

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Inside track

Inside track - Dr Tim Peakman

Tim Peakman, Chief Operating Officer (COO), introduces himself and outlines how and why several University services will be brought together under his leadership from 1 August 2018.

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Dr Tim Peakman is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the University.

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Event highlights

Jul 16
  • 15:00 to
  • 17:00
  • Free
Launch of the Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing, with Zhang Xinxin and Helen Wang
Michael Marks Building, University of Leeds

This event celebrates the launch of the Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing, with guest author Zhang Xinxin and award-winning translator Helen Wang.

Jul 17
  • 17:30 to
  • 18:30
  • Free
Dorothy Una Ratcliffe's Literary Life
Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, Parkinson Court

Dr Jodie Matthews, literature scholar and co–curator of the "Rights and Romance: Representing Gypsy Lives" exhibition, discusses D.U.R.’s connections with writers, artists, and people of Yorkshire.

Jul 10
  • 10:00 to
  • 19:00
  • Free
Ends on 20 July: Life on the Outskirts: Contemporary Practice inspired by the Helen Storey Foundation archive
Project Space, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

This exhibition examines the potential for archival collections to inspire fresh creativity at the meeting points of fashion, art and science.

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Reporter 607 front cover June 2018

ISSUE 607 June 2018

In this issue:
  • Staff Festival 2018
  • University rankings success
  • Major research announcements
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The Reporter is the University's staff newsletter and is produced five times a year.

Watch & Listen

Hannah Myers (English and Film Studies 2020) talks about her family circumstances and the support she has received as a scholar at the University. Read more about the Scholarships campaign at Leeds.

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Leeds research

Emissions from wetlands and permafrost impacts climate targets

Additional cuts to fossil fuel emissions are required to limit global warming due to greenhouse gases from wetlands and permafrost, according to new research.

Children with better co-ordination more likely to achieve at school

Young children with better eye-to-hand co-ordination were more likely to achieve higher scores for reading, writing and maths according to new research.