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Flu vaccination

Winter flu virus season is here and we’re encouraging and supporting all colleagues to get vaccinated.

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Senior leadership announcement

Another new senior leadership appointment has been announced.

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Inside track

Hello from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk

I am excited to now call you my colleagues as I take up the role of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds.

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

Dec 3
  • 18:00 to
  • 19:00
  • Free
Forecasting Our Future: A conversation with Dr Katharine Hayhoe
Online

Hear from award-winning climate scientist, Dr Katharine Hayhoe, about how best to prepare for the risks posed by climate change, and how to translate climate science into actionable planning.

Dec 8
  • 16:00 to
  • 16:45
  • Free
COVID-19 and Health Inequalities
Online

This event investigates health inequalities in a pandemic using accounts of experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethic Groups in the UK and Black Americans in the United States.

Dec 9
  • 15:00 to
  • 15:45
  • Free
COVID-19 and Communities
Online

This event explores how communities responded to the Covid-19 pandemic and the inequalities and implications this revealed.

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Leeds research

Pre-surgery chemotherapy benefits to be explored

The benefits of giving chemotherapy before surgery to bowel cancer patients will be further explored in a new £3.4 million trial, one of three awarded regional funding.

Research collaboration with West Coast Partnership

The University has announced a research agreement with the West Coast Partnership, the franchise that runs rail services on the West Coast Main Line and selected as the operator of phase one of HS2.

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The science behind the Government guidelines – Professor Cath Noakes and Paul Veevers, Director of Health and Safety Services

Read more about the science behind campus safety measures

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