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Female leadership in action at Africa Week

Published
Friday 24th May, 2024
Categories
University

Leadership is shown with actions – not with what you say, Leeds’ first Lord Mayor of African descent said in an inspiring panel discussion about Women in Leadership.

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Abigail Marshall Katung with her University of Leeds alum banner.

Language change harms ability to communicate and understand

Published
Wednesday 22nd May, 2024
Categories
Arts & Culture

Changes to the definitions of conceptual words like ‘woke’ and ‘gaslighting’ are harming our ability to communicate and understand our experiences, a Leeds academic argues.

Poster for the 1944 film, Gaslight

Upgrade sewage system to protect health

Published
Tuesday 21st May, 2024
Categories
Environment
Health

The risk to public health from human faeces in our rivers and seas will increase without action to create a wastewater system fit for the future, according to a Leeds academic.

Water pours into river from rusty pipe

Leeds to host regional hub for climate education

Published
Monday 20th May, 2024
Categories
Working with our region
Environment

A climate education hub that will help young people across all educational settings turn their sustainability ambitions into action will be hosted by the University of Leeds.

A photo of the sustainable garden on campus with buildings in the background