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Celebrating UK Disability History Month

UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) takes place from Wednesday 16 November until Friday 16 December.

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eNews 30 November

Futures Institutes, transformation, Knowledge Equity Network launch, THE Digital Universities UK, sustainable curriculum, Campus Live, discounted meals and more

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Inside track

The Vice-Chancellor's reflections

In a personal blog, our Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk reflects on the last few weeks, including Queen Elizabeth II's funeral, honorary graduates, the FUAM Art Prize and more.

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

Inside track / My week archive

Event highlights

Nov 30
  • 18:45 to
  • 20:45
The Leeds Salon - Robots and Immigrants: Who is Stealing Jobs?

The Leeds Salon welcomes the authors of a new book examining the narratives around immigration and automation.

Dec 2
  • 13:05 to
  • 14:00
Elisa Tomellini

Elisa Tomellini was one of the artists mentioned by The Guardian newspaper as belonging to ‘…the brightest talents among today’s exceptional generation of young pianists…’.

Dec 3
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
Life Drawing with Rob Oldfield

Join us in our monthly life drawing class with Gallery favourite, experienced artist and tutor, Rob Oldfield.

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Leeds research

Contraflow cycling does not increase crash rate

Allowing cycling in both directions on one-way streets does not pose a safety risk and should be made mandatory in all but exceptional cases, according to a new study by Leeds researchers.

How women can reduce risk of hip fracture

Increasing intake of protein and drinking regular cups of tea or coffee is a way women could reduce their risk of suffering a hip fracture, according to new research.

Watch & Listen

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

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