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University backgrounds for Teams

Recreate iconic campus scenes from the comfort of your own home by downloading a new set of University backgrounds for use on Teams.

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Passion and dedication results in top teaching awards

Two dedicated colleagues have been rewarded for their inspirational teaching.

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Inside track

Inside Track – Professor Nick Plant: Helping shape a better future

Professor Nick Plant, Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation, reveals how our incredible research during these exceptional circumstances offers real hope and optimism for the future.

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Nick has responsibility for delivering a sustainable increase in the quality and impact of our research, and ensuring an inclusive and diverse research culture with first-rate support for staff.

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Event highlights

Aug 4
  • 12:30 to
  • 13:15
  • Free
Meet the Researchers: Cultural Connections webinar series

The series celebrates the interdisciplinary nature of the arts. The talks are inspired by the Leeds Cultural Institute, which nurtures partnerships between art professionals, researchers and students.

Aug 11
  • 19:00 to
  • 20:00
  • Free
Virtual Talk: The ‘Godzilla’ Saharan Dust Plume of June 2020
Online, using Demio

A talk hosted by the Yorkshire Local Centre of the Royal Meteorological Society

Aug 26
  • 19:00 to
  • 20:00
  • Free
Virtual Talk: The Exceptional Winter of 2019-2020 explored through Global Teleconnections
Online, using Demio

Talk hosted by the Yorkshire Local Centre of the Royal Meteorological Society

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Leeds research

Lockdown in China saw only a modest drop air pollution

The two pollutants most harmful to human health, PM2.5 and Ozone, were only slightly reduced or barely affected during the lockdown in China, according to a new study.

Food texture’s influence on “feeling fuller for longer”

A new meta-analysis emphasises the need for the next generation of “health conscious” products to focus on food texture to enhance the feeling of being full.

Watch & Listen

Dr Martin Stow, Director of Nexus, describes how businesses and academics can collaborate to create innovative solutions to modern challenges. Read more about the new Nexus and CBI report into the opportunities for business presented by harnessing the potential of data.

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