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466, 8 May 2001
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.
The Wellcome Trust has awarded the University
£10.4m under the SRIF scheme towards a new molecular
medicine research centre headed by Professor Alex Markham.
A pioneering partnership to strengthen
the role of universities in boosting the region's economy
has been signed by Yorkshire Forward and the Yorkshire
and Humberside Universities Association (YHUA).
A prize-winning poster was the focus
of a visit to the campus by Harold Best, MP for Leeds
The University has been allocated 124
opportunity bursaries byHEFCE - more than any other
A lecturer in Biomedical Sciences from
the University has been shortlisted for the National
Teaching Fellowship Scheme awards.
A video aimed at educating lay audiences
about genetic engineering has been produced by biology
professor David Cove.
The University of Leeds is now connected
to the fastest computer network ever provided for education
and research in the UK.
A substantial gift of Chinese language
materials, including books, tapes and videos, has been
given to the Brotherton Library by the Chinese Consul-General