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VC blog – Community, culture, impact

In a personal blog, our Vice-Chancellor Professor Simone Buitendijk reflects on the last few weeks, including COP27, the Knowledge Equity Network and Campus Live.

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End-of-year quiz 2022

Can you remember what’s been going on at the University of Leeds?

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Inside track

Our new Futures Institutes | Collaborating to deliver global impact

Professors Simone Buitendijk, Vice-Chancellor, and Hai-Sui Yu, Principal Deputy Vice-Chancellor, outline plans for the University’s new Futures Institutes.

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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

Dec 12
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
Visiting Artist’s Talk – Damien Meade

For this week's Visiting Artist's Talk, we welcome Damien Meade.

Dec 14
  • 12:00 to
  • 12:40
Emerging contaminants in the agro-ecosystem

The Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) is delighted to invite you to join our December 2022 webinar ‘Emerging contaminants in the agro-ecosystem'.

Dec 16
  • 13:05 to
  • 14:00
Ink Quartet

Formed in 2021, The Ink String Quartet is based in Manchester and offers chamber music performances and recordings.

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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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