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Partnering for growth: 100 success stories

The University of Leeds is marking the completion of its 100th successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).

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New project to develop ‘smart’ pesticides

University of Leeds researchers are playing a key role in a €7 million international collaboration, granted by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 fund, to develop new, eco-friendly pesticides.

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Government needs own Plan A to make sustainable clothing more fashionable

Growing alarm at environmentally unsustainable clothing consumption can only be addressed by more government support for retailers and their customers, a University of Leeds academic has argued.

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So you think you would like my job

Anita Rani, who studied broadcast journalism at the University, is interviewed about her TV career.

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Letters: failure of the main political parties to take poverty seriously

Authors and advisory board members of Academics Stand Against Poverty, including Professor Malcolm Sawyer (Leeds University Business School), argue that none of the main parties are committed to addressing the real causes of poverty.

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Sick of politics?

Visiting Research Fellow Dr Brenda Hollweg (School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies ) writes about how the arts can rekindle your love of voting

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