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A Times Higher Education news story has  shown Leeds is the top UK university for the environmental impact  of its research and eighth in the world between 2011-2015, based on field weighted citation impact (from Elsevier’s Scopus database). Utrecht University in The Netherlands came top, followed by Stanford, Stockholm and Harvard. The University of Oxford came ninth….
Graphic novels and artwork from the University of Leeds’ archives were used to inspire creative visions of the future in a workshop with teens for the Being Human humanities festival. Thirty-three students aged 16-18 from schools in Bradford and Leeds attended the workshop at the Treasures of the Brotherton for an event that focussed on…
An event on flood risk management that featured interactive “live learning” by polling the audience produced its own data set for use by researchers, stakeholders and local government. Streaming: Getting the social in flood policy used handheld devices to facilitate audience voting on a range of questions about participants’ experiences of flooding,  the causes  of it and…
Two young researchers from the University of Leeds presented alongside leading international and development experts for a world leading university network at the UNFCCC conference in Morocco. Postgraduate and Priestley Centre member Harriet Thew and Masters graduand Phellecitus Montana presented the work at an official side event at COP22 in Marrakech on Saturday 12 November for the Worldwide…