University of Leeds

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Location: Leeds
Health - Oct 12, 2015
A century after an execution that shocked Britain and her allies, a relative of the nurse shot by firing squad is to talk at rare screening of a film about her story. British nurse Edith Cavell was court-martialled and executed in German-occupied Brussels on 12 October 1915 after aiding the escape of hundreds of Allied soldiers.
Computer Science - Oct 8, 2015

The University's main external website www.leeds.ac.uk has been re-developed and a new version of the site will be launched at 10am on Monday 12 October. The updated version of the website is informed by extensive research and testing with user groups.

Art and Design - Oct 1, 2015

The University of Leeds and The Hepworth Wakefield contemporary art gallery have long been collaborators on a wide range of activities, many of them focused on helping young people from both Wakefield and the University to build careers in the arts.

Mechanical Engineering - Sep 25, 2015

Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, research led by the University of Leeds says.

Earth Sciences - Sep 23, 2015

A huge volcanic eruption in Iceland emitted on average three times as much of a toxic gas as all European industry combined, a study led by the University of Leeds has revealed. Discharge of lava from the eruption at Bįršarbunga volcano, starting in August 2014, released a huge mass – up to 120,000 tonnes per day – of sulphur dioxide gas.

Computer Science - Oct 8, 2015

The University's main external website www.leeds.ac.uk has been re-developed and a new version of the site will be launched on Monday 12 October. The updated version of the website is informed by extensive research and testing with user groups.

Economics - Oct 1, 2015

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) launches its data services today, offering new data for researchers to garner unprecedented insights into consumer behaviour. The multi-million pound Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) initiative, commissioned by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is a collaboration between the UK's leading universities and a growing list of industry partners to better understand the millions of data points we generate each day.

Mechanical Engineering - Sep 25, 2015

Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, research led by the University of Leeds says.

Health - Sep 23, 2015

New research suggests that the movements involved in fidgeting may counteract the adverse health impacts of sitting for long periods. In a study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, a team of researchers, co-led by the University of Leeds and UCL, report that an increased risk of mortality from sitting for long periods was only found in those who consider themselves very occasional fidgeters.





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