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Dr R J O (Bob) Reid

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, on 18 May 2023, of Dr Bob Reid, a former academic member of the Astrophysics Group within the School of Physics and Astronomy.

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Strategic agreement marks new University collaboration

The University has signed a strategic partnership with the University of Pretoria that commits to tackling some of the world's most pressing challenges.

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Inside track

Significant progress on fixed term contracts

Professor Nick Plant, DVC: Research and Innovation, outlines how our ambitious plans to significantly reduce the number of colleagues on fixed term contracts will reach a key milestone in April.

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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.

Inside track / My week archive

Event highlights

Jun 10
  • 10:00 to
  • 16:00
Crafty Saturday: Free craft activities for the whole family!

Bring the whole family to explore our exhibition, enjoy a cuppa and create something crafty. Running Saturday 10 June, 8 July, 12 August.

Jun 10
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
Get Creative: Paper Marbling Workshop with artist Sarah Albon

Experience the meditative art of paper marbling in this introductory workshop with brilliant artist Sarah Albon.

Jun 13
  • 16:00 to
  • 18:00
When Ordinary Citizens Become Activists: Feminist Responses to Gender Violence during the Egyptian Revolution

Ten years on from the Egyptian Revolution, Yasmin El-Rifae will discuss her book Radius: A Story of Feminist Revolution, and reflect on the intersections of gender, violence and civic engagement.

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Leeds research

Art graduates ask the art world: Can you let us in?

Talented emerging artists who have persevered through the turbulent years of Covid are bursting onto the art scene with a plea to “let us in”, as the Lord Mayor of Leeds opens their degree show.

Greenhouse gas emissions at ‘an all-time high’, warn scientists

Human-caused global warming has continued to increase at an “unprecedented rate” since the last major assessment of the climate system published two years ago, say 50 leading scientists.

Watch & Listen

Watch a video setting out the University's Climate Plan.

Visit the University of Leeds YouTube channel for more.