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Vice-Chancellor’s latest blog

Published
Monday 10th January, 2022
Categories
University

In Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk’s first blog of the year she sets out why, in order to be happy at work, everybody needs to feel appreciated.

University of Leeds Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk

Unintended consequences of mask mandates

Published
Monday 10th January, 2022
Categories
Global
Coronavirus
Science

Governments need to be careful about the messaging around compulsory mask wearing to ensure the policy is fully effective, say researchers.

The skyline over Dhaka, Bangladesh

Study reveals hostile conditions on Earth as life evolved

Published
Wednesday 5th January, 2022
Categories
Science
Global

During long portions of the past 2.4 billion years, the Earth may have been more inhospitable to life than scientists previously thought, according to new computer simulations.

The earth as seen from space

COVID-19 ‘has reshaped science forever’

Published
Monday 20th December, 2021
Categories
Health
Coronavirus
Science

Following in a long line of eminent scientists and engineers, Professor Cath Noakes will stand in the Royal Institution’s iconic auditorium and explain the big ideas reshaping society.

Professor Cath Noakes with a member of the audience  doing an experiment

University home for Brontë treasure trove

Published
Thursday 16th December, 2021
Categories
Arts & Culture
Working in the region

Rare handwritten manuscripts and printed books by the Brontës have been entrusted to the University's Brotherton Library.

Handwritten letters signed by Branwell Brontë held by hands in white gloves

Key regional leadership role for CFO

Published
Wednesday 15th December, 2021
Categories
Working in the region
Working with Business
University
Business & Economy

Jane Madeley, the University’s Chief Financial Officer, has been named as the next Chair of the CBI’s Yorkshire & Humber Regional Council.

Jane Madeley, the University's Chief Financial Officer

University sets out its Climate Plan

Published
Tuesday 14th December, 2021
Categories
University
Working in the region
Environment

The University of Leeds is making the single biggest investment in its history to achieve a low carbon future.

The University's of Leeds' Parkinson Building with sky in the background