Reporter 425, 19 October 1998


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Crisp lecture

Professor Susan Greenfield, director of The Royal Institution and professor of pharmacology at Oxford University will give the School of Biomedical Sciences’ inaugural Crisp lecture. The lecture From Chemicals to Consciousness is at 1pm in the Clarendon Wing lecture theatre today (October 19).

Helping the helpers

Professor David Goldspink of the School of Medicine is co-ordinating an appeal for the £1.2m reconstruction of St George’s Crypt in Leeds city centre. The crypt of the church has been used to help the homeless and low income families since 1930 but now requires extensive restructuring.

The appeal has launched a cookbook featuring celebrity recipes, contributions from homeless people and a cover design incorporating a David Hockney painting. Meals based on the recipes from More than a meal are available at the Queens Hotel from November 9-13. Further details are available from Professor Goldspink on ext 5890.

Bully for the code

The code of practice on harassment and workplace bullying in the University has been revised. Ten harassment advisers have been appointed across the campus to provide impartial and confidential advice. Advice is also available from Human Resources on ext 4146. The full text of the code of practice is available on the Reporter website.

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Safe advice

Courses in office safety and safety management are available from safety services, including the safe use of display screen equipment, hazard spotting in the workplace, and chemical and microbiological hazards. For more details contact safety services on ext 4201 or see www.leeds.ac.uk/rps/courses.htm

Join the club

Membership of the Senior Common Room Club is now available to all members of staff. The restaurant and bar are available free of charge but there is a £16 membership fee for staff wishing to use the coffee lounge, reading room or the SCRC clubs. For more information contact Pat Brooke on ext 4161.

Christmas at the Union

Personalised Christmas cards and calendars are now available on campus from the card and ticket shop in the Students Union. Over 250 designs are available, and the ‘Giving at Christmas’ range includes a donation to one of seventeen charities.

Disability services move

Disability services has a new home at 177 Woodhouse Lane, in the basement of the ULIS building. Visitors should follow the path around the ULIS building, which is set back from the road, to the back door where an intercom system is in operation.

Digital radio

Douglas McArthur, managing director of the Radio Advertising Bureau, will address the 18th CAM/TAS lecture at Trinity and All Saints College on November 19.

Mr McArthur will talk about the impact of digital radio on advertising and marketing. Admission is by ticket only For more information contact Margaret Hampton on(0113) 283 7317.

Youth culture

House music, television and the ecstasy generation will be discussed at a music department seminar on popular music on October 28. Stuart Borthwick, a lecturer in media and cultural studies at Liverpool John Moores University looks at the relationship between music, dance culture and its televisual representation, using an analysis based on Lucien Golman’s ‘genetic structuralism’. Free wine and crisps will be served during questions. The seminar is in lecture room two in the Department of Music on Cromer Terrace. For more information contact Dr Steve Sweeney-Turner on ext 2582.

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Adviser needed

A second residential adviser for Clarence Dock flats is sought from members of academic, academic-related or senior administrative staff.

Primary responsibilities are the pastoral care of the students and maintenance of discipline. For more information contact Lynda Brown on ext 6079 or email L.J.Brown@adm.leeds.ac.uk. The closing date is November 6.

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