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University hosts GB Sevens squad

Published
Thursday 20th June, 2024
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Alumni
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GB Sevens have set up base at the University of Leeds as they prepare for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games to kick off.

GB Sevens women's rugby team group photo

Put people and planet first, says Mary Portas

Published
Thursday 20th June, 2024
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Working with our region

Businesses need to look after their people and the planet as much as their shareholders, according to broadcaster and entrepreneur Mary Portas.

Retail consultant in discussion with Kate Hutchinson, founder of the Yorkshire Sustainability Festival.

Students connect in global classrooms

Published
Monday 17th June, 2024
Categories
Global

A student who collaborated with peers on the other side of the world, all while remaining on campus, says the “special” experience has prepared her for a move abroad.

Five presenters on a panel, with one lasy standing and four people sitting, at a COIL event.

Study warns of 'alarming rise' in long-lived greenhouse gas

Published
Thursday 13th June, 2024
Categories
Environment
News

Emissions of a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide or methane increased unabated up to 2020, according to a new report which a University of Leeds academic helped to produce.

Farmer in a tractor, ploughing a field against stormy backdrop

Sketching helps students and staff connect to landscape

Published
Tuesday 11th June, 2024
Categories
Arts & Culture

A sustainability project is using sketching as a tool to encourage students and staff at Leeds University Business School (LUBS) to appreciate the power of walking.

Group shot of Walking to Zero participants

Using AI to detect heart failure

Published
Friday 7th June, 2024
Categories
Health
Science

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool could improve early diagnosis of heart failure, according to research led by the University of Leeds.

A person standing next to a window holding a mug in one hand and clutching their chest with the other hand

Rate of global warming caused by humans at an all-time high

Published
Wednesday 5th June, 2024
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Environment

Global warming caused by humans is advancing at 0.26°C per decade – the highest rate since records began, according to new research by more than 50 leading international scientists.

The sun breaks through the clouds and shines on the ocean.

How schools can help children eat well and be active

Published
Wednesday 29th May, 2024
Categories
Health
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The health of children and young people in the UK is getting worse, with children’s education, health and wellbeing affected by inactivity and unhealthy diets, new research has found.

Five children running in a field.