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Atmospheric scientist takes part in lofty experiments for an exciting new BBC show

Dr Jim McQuaid from the University of Leeds is among the scientists who took to the skies in the world’s largest airship for one of the most ambitious atmospheric experiments on television.

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Treating oxygen-deprived newborns with cooling improves survival without brain damage

Cooling newborns suffering from a lack of oxygen at birth significantly increases their chance of survival without brain damage to 6-7 years, according to research involving the University of Leeds.

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Medieval dishes on the menu

Over 2,000 medievalists from nearly 60 different countries arrive on campus this week, to share their passion for history, as well as the extravagant medieval feast which is a focal point of the IMC.

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Research at the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering aims to improve the lives of patients everywhere. Frank the cycling skeleton helps to test the strength of new hip and knee replacements. Read about this research

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PM calls for more surveillance powers

Dr Subhajit Basu (School of Law) discusses the emergency surveillance legislation that was proposed yesterday.

Yorkshire Post
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Radio: Liz Green

Professor Mark Stuart (Leeds University Buiness School) speaks about the strike action taken by public sector workers.

BBC Radio Leeds
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Radio: Andrew Edwards

Dr Kate Vigurs (French), historical performer and member of the Legacies of War team, discusses the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry from the BBC World War One at Home stand at the Great Yorkshire Show.

BBC Radio Leeds
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