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465, 23 April 2001
- Twinning the towers
Wembley Stadium is to be scanned, twin
towers and all, to create a 3D computer model for the
new stadium's website and information centre.
- Medical places
A joint bid from Leeds and Bradford to
increase the number of medical students has received
Government backing, bringing an extra 40 student places
to the region.
- Pay offer rejected
Unions reject 3.3% formal pay offer by
- Save the sheep
A gene bank to protect the UK's sheep
breeds facing extinction because of foot and mouth has
been launched by scientists from Leeds and York universities.
- Science meets politics
Letters to the Reporter on the debate
about BSE have sparked the idea for a symposium to be
held at the University.
- Write for money
PhD students are being challenged to
write an essay on their scientific research - and earn
£1,500 in the process.
- Listening and learning
prestigious prize for the best paper on mining and metallurgy
has been awarded to a Leeds academic.