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British Academy honours for Leeds

Published
Friday 23rd July, 2021
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News
Arts & Culture

Three Leeds academics have been elected to British Academy Fellowships, and Simon Armitage - Poet Laureate and Professor of Poetry - has been elected an Honorary Fellow.

Phtos of the four academics who have been awarded British Academy Fellowships

Helping Yorkshire reduce its carbon footprint

Published
Thursday 22nd July, 2021
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Environment
Health

A West Yorkshire city’s ambitious plans to tackle the effects of climate change are being supported by three University of Leeds students.

Paving stones and fountains in front of Bradford Town Hall.

New BHF fellowships for future research leaders

Published
Thursday 22nd July, 2021
Categories
Health

Eight new fellowships designed to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in science have been awarded at Leeds, thanks to an historical endowment established alongside the British Heart Foundation.

A group photo on the University of Leeds campus, with eleven people posing and smiling at camera

Starmer ahead of Corbyn in opposition leaders survey

Published
Wednesday 21st July, 2021
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Society & Politics

A new survey carried out by academics specialising in British politics from universities across the UK has rated Sir Keir Starmer as a better post-war Leader of the Opposition than Jeremy Corbyn.

Sir Keir Starmer

Vice-Chancellor’s latest blog

Published
Monday 19th July, 2021
Categories
University

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk’s latest blog considers the importance of respect for each other's dignity.

Professor Simone Buitendijk

Creating a gold standard of care for long COVID

Published
Sunday 18th July, 2021
Categories
Health
Coronavirus

A major £3.4 million research project has launched to identify the best way to treat and support the one million people in the UK now living with long COVID.

An electron microscope image of a coronavirus - a spherical structure with protein protrusions sticking out

When love is in the air...

Published
Thursday 15th July, 2021
Categories
Science
Environment

Researchers are asking everybody across the UK to help survey one of the most amazing phenomena in the insect world – when millions of ants take to the air for their nuptial flight.

A flying ant, perched on a blade of grass.

Yorkshire Sculpture International's summer programme

Published
Friday 9th July, 2021
Categories
Arts & Culture

Work by the University’s Gatenby Fellow in Contemporary Art has been selected for Yorkshire Sculpture International's summer programme, which starts this weekend.

Akeelah Bertram
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