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Project proposals are now being sought from academic colleagues for the Laidlaw Leadership and Research Programme 2022.

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Inside track

Inside Track: The questions we all need to keep asking

What is the role of universities in the world? The start of a new academic year may be the perfect time to ask ourselves this key question.

Simone Buitendijk MD, MPH, PhD Simone Buitendijk MD, MPH, PhD

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

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Event highlights

Oct 25
  • 14:00 to
  • 16:00
Visiting Artist's Talk — Jessica Rost

For this week's Visiting Artist's Talk (VAT), we welcome sculptor and performance artist, Jessica Rost.

Oct 26
  • 15:00 to
  • 16:00
University of Leeds at COP26

Meet members of the University of Leeds community who will be attending COP26, the United Nations climate negotiations, and share any messages that you would like them to take along.

Oct 26
  • 1:00 to
  • 1:00
Shaping the course of modern science: William Henry Bragg and his legacy at the University of Leeds

Sir William Henry Bragg, and his son Lawrence, changed the way we understand the world around us, all from a laboratory at the University of Leeds.

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Leeds research

Climate predictions build resilience in African tea plantations

Researchers in the UK and Africa have teamed up to help tea producers better understand future climate risks in a bid to reduce crop damage.

Reduced protection of some sunscreens

Some sunscreens offer very limited protection against dangerous sunrays during use and may even be harmful.

Watch & Listen

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

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