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Balancing prosperity and sustainability: a role for arts and culture

Researchers from the University of Leeds are to play a key role in exploring how arts and culture contributes to sustainable prosperity.

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Chancellor commits £20m ‘big picture’ data projects to tackle major health and social care challenges

The Chancellor has announced £20m in the Budget to fund new health and social care information projects, aimed at tackling major health challenges by using ‘big picture’ data.

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Collection highlights JRR Tolkien’s time at the University of Leeds

A collection of letters, poems and prose by The Hobbit creator JRR Tolkien has been acquired by the University of Leeds, where he taught in the 1920s.

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Exceptional set of paintings

David Hill, Harewood Professor of Fine Art, is quoted about a new exhibition which brings together for the first time in 100 years all six watercolours of Harewood, painted by JMW Turner.

Yorkshire Life
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Ice around Antarctica shrinks by almost 20%

A paper in Science about Antarctic ice depletion is cited. Professor Andrew Shepherd (School of Earth and Environment) is quoted.

Daily Mail online
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UK’s big six should be wary of little 6,000

Stephen Hall (School of Earth and Environment) and Katy Roelich (School of Civil Engineering) talk about their research into local energy supply.

The Conversation
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