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Using Top Hat to support teaching and assessment activities

Further resources are now available to support teaching colleagues in using Top Hat – one of the many digital education tools that has come into its own during the global pandemic.

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Changes to parking on campus

Free car parking on campus will end on Monday 3 May and the temporary ‘interim permit’ system introduced last year will be reinstated.

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Inside track

VC Blog – From coping to flourishing

"We are obviously not a person, but institutions can, like people, be more or less happy, and more or less reflective and open to change." Our VC explores how to make universities happy again.

Simone Buitendijk MD, MPH, PhD Simone Buitendijk MD, MPH, PhD

Simone Buitendijk is the thirteenth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, a major Russell Group University.

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Event highlights

Apr 19
  • 9:50 to
  • 1:00
  • Free
Future Physiology: the professional development focused conference for early career researchers

Future Physiology is our annual conference for professional development, organised for early career researchers by early career researchers.

Apr 23
  • 12:30 to
  • 14:00
  • Free
The role of the University in a sustainable future

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk will gather a number of key voices to discuss the role of academic institutions in driving ambition for COP26 and beyond.

Apr 29
  • 14:00 to
  • 15:30
  • Free
How can we work together to support communities post-Covid?

Join us for a workshop to explore how the University can work with the third sector to support communities post-Covid.

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Leeds research

Weather forecasts that predict meningitis outbreaks

Scientists are using weather forecasts to predict the location and scale of impending meningitis outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa.

Volcanic pollution link to respiratory disease increase

Respiratory disease increased markedly following one of Iceland’s largest volcanic eruptions, a new study has found.

Watch & Listen

Listen to our Vice-Chancellor share the latest in her new monthly series of podcasts.

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