Kelly is one of a number of contemporary artists whose work
hase been purchased by Leeds University Business School.
The above picture is hung in the ground floor corridor of
the Maurice Keyworth Building and shows the interior of
St Joseph’s Church in Highgate. Deirdre Kelly’s screenprints
highlight her fascination with architectural spaces, particularly
those of religious devotion. Dierdre is based in London,
but is currently exhibiting at The Dean Clough Gallery in
get a chance to quiz the Leeds North West prospective
parliamentary candidates in a debate to take place on
campus. Harold Best (Labour and current MP), Adam Pritchard
(Conservative) and David Hall-Matthews (Liberal Democrat
and lecturer in POLIS) will be taking part in the Question
Time style session in the Council chamber on Friday 4
May at 3pm. All are invited to come along; questions for
the panel can be asked on the day or sent in advance to
will be recorded for broadcast on LSRfm on May 8 and May
10 at 6pm. The station can be heard across Leeds on 106.6FM
from April 23 to May 20.
Making a pass
pass mark for undergraduate modules has changed from 37
to 40 per cent, although the criteria for a pass remain
the same. The change brings the University into line with
other UK institutions and is aimed at making the marking
structure more straightforward. A conversion table translates
marks from the old to the new structure.
Join the institute
with only one year’s experience in teaching can now become
associate members of the Institute for Learning &
Teaching in higher education (ILT). The new category of
associate is particularly appropriate for postgraduate
of the ILT brings recognition for teaching expertise,
opportunities for career development, regular mailings
of publications and discounts on conferences, books and
other goods and services.
participation, the University will pay new members’ subscriptions
for the first year. For further information, contact Chris
Butcher in SDDU or see the ILT website at www.ilt.ac.uk
Prizes of £5,000
are on offer in the business plan competition run by the
White Rose Centre for Enterprise. The competition is open
to students or researchers and the top business plan from
each White Rose university will win £5,000, with an additional
£10,000 for the overall winner. Further details can be
found on www.wrce.org.uk/buscomp
If you study
from irritability, depression, anxiety, increased appetite,
avoidance of social activities, poor concentration, anger,
weight gain, breast tenderness or bloating before your
periods, then you might like to get involved in a study
looking at diet and pre-menstrual syndrome.
are being sought between the ages of 18 and 45. For more
information, contact Maria Bryant on ext 6682 – mariab@psychology.
leeds.ac.uk – or Fiona Smith on ext 5753.
current Pro-Vice-Chancellor for learning and teaching
has accepted the post of Principal of the University of
He will take
up the post in October 2001. A Senate election will be
organised to determine his successor.
Grants of up
to £1,000 are available to promote the advancement of
science, literature and the arts in the city of Leeds.
The Leeds Philosophical
& Literary Society would welcome applications from
individuals and organisations to fund research, other
scholarly activities, and scientific or cultural events
or projects relating to the city and its immediate area.
forms, email c.j.hatton @leeds.ac.uk or see the society’s
website at www.leeds.ac.uk/lpls/grants.html
The new bishop
of Ripon and Leeds, the Rt. Revd. John Packer will be
visiting the University on 3 May, 2001. There will be
an open reception in the non-worship area of the Emmanuel
Church at 5pm.
will then preach at a short Christian Aid service in the
church itself, to which all are invited to attend. For
more details, contact the chaplaincy on ext 5071.
Beckett lecture theatre is to be extensively upgraded.
The theatre will be fitted with state of the art audio
visual equipment, including touchscreen technology at
the lectern to project handwritten information onto a
six-metre screen on the teaching wall.
the scheme can be seen on display boards outside the theatre
and in the Parkinson Court.
the proposals should be made to Dr Kath Hodgson by April