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Ilkley Literature Festival programme announced with Leeds as partner

The University is an official partner of Ilkley Literature Festival, which launches its 2022 programme today (Thursday 18 August).

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eNews 17 August

eNews: Appointments, campus life, apprenticeship provision, IT induction, learning and development, FUAM Art Prize and more

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Inside track

VC Blog – Three steps to equity in higher education

Professor Simone Buitendijk’s latest blog considers the insecurity and unease that sometimes gets in the way of achieving equity in higher education.

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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

Aug 20
  • 14:00 to
  • 15:00
Public Art Walk

Join us on a walk around the University of Leeds campus to explore our collection of Public Art.

Aug 25
  • 14:00 to
  • 15:00
LITAC Life of Colour Seminar Series – Colour and imaging science

The Leeds Institute of Textiles and Colour in association with VeriVide are pleased to present the Life of Colour Seminar Series.

Sep 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

Extended drug treatment for life threatening infections 

Hospital patients who develop infections where 10% of sufferers die will be offered double the traditional course of antibiotics in a new trial. 

Female vegetarians at greater risk of hip fracture

A study of more than 26,000 middle-aged UK women reveals those with a vegetarian diet had a 33% higher risk of hip fracture compared to regular meat-eaters.

Watch & Listen

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

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