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Winner of Brotherton Poetry Prize announced

Published
Thursday 16th May, 2024
Categories
Arts & Culture

A poet who once wrote in secret has been awarded the University of Leeds Poetry Centre’s 2024 Brotherton Poetry Prize by a panel of judges including Poet Laureate and Professor, Simon Armitage. 

Dillon Jaxx, winner of the 2024 Brotherton Poetry Prize, with Professor of Poetry and Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, at the Awards Ceremony.

‘Urgent’ need to boost school-based support for families

Published
Wednesday 15th May, 2024
Categories
Health
Society & Politics

A report co-led by the University of Leeds calls for joined up support around schools and nurseries to reduce absences, tackle the impact of poverty and boost children’s readiness for the day.

Rack of book bags and coats on pegs

How climate change will affect malaria transmission

Published
Friday 10th May, 2024
Categories
Environment

A new model for predicting the effects of climate change on malaria transmission in Africa could lead to more targeted interventions to control the disease according to a new study.

an aerial shot of the Zambezi river

Young entrepreneurs pitch to business experts

Published
Tuesday 7th May, 2024
Categories
University
Working with business

Students from Leeds University Business School (LUBS) showed off their entrepreneurial spirit as they pitched business ideas to industry experts in the LUBS Entrepreneur Award 2024.

Rachel Woolford, Jane Slimming and Becky Dam with a large group of students.

Facility to advance new-era nuclear research

Published
Friday 3rd May, 2024
Categories
News

The creation of a new cutting-edge facility has established the University of Leeds as the UK’s leading experimental nuclear institution in the field of multiphase fluid flow.

Four members of University staff standing in front of equipment in new nuclear research facility

Exhibition explores migration, memory and disability

Published
Thursday 2nd May, 2024
Categories
Arts & Culture

An exhibition by Leeds-based Iranian artist Mohammad Barrangi opens on 1 May at the University of Leeds, as part of the year-long Smeaton300 celebrations.

Artist Mohammad Barrangi smiles in front of works from 'One Night, One Dream, Life In the Lighthouse' displayed on a red wall