original art works by Geoff Grandfield (b.1961), illustrating
the Folio Society editions of the works of Graham Greene
and Raymond Chandler are on show in the University Art
Gallery until December 14.
Los Angeles to embattled London during the blitz
and taking in revolutionary South America or corrupt Santa
Cruz, among other locations Grandfield found the
images to match the heavy atmospheric character of both
writers, and his work is a fitting testimony to the power
of the illustrated adult novel.
work shown is The blonde in my arms didn't move, didn't
even close her lips from Farewell My Lovely
by Raymond Chandler.
and students can receive advice and support following
crimes of any kind at a new drop-in centre at the University.
victim support centre opens every Thursday between 12-2pm
in room LG01 in the Michael Sadler building, offering
information on police and court procedures, compensation
and insurance matters and other relevant organisations,
or simply providing a sympathetic ear.
service is free and confidential, and staff can drop-in,
or make an appointment by phoning victim support on 0113
are invited for short-term projects to enhance student
learning through communication and information technology.
The deadline is noon on December 7, and results will be
announced by December 14. The average value of funded
proposals will be £5,000 and projects must be completed
by 30 June 2002. For more information, contact David Gardner
on ext 4038 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
for good ideas
entrepreneurs have until the 30 November to register for
the £50,000 University/Forward Group business plan competition.
competition is open to all staff, undergraduate and postgraduate
students registered with the University or its affiliated
colleges. After registering, entrants must outline an
innovative and original business opportunity not
necessarily research-related and winners will share
the £50,000 prize and have their business developed and
mentored by Forward Group experts. See www.leeds.ac.uk/forwardcompetition
for more information,
or see a supporting letter
written by the Vice-Chancellor
youre a good listener and can relate to people quickly,
you could become an adviser supporting staff and students
in cases of harassment or workplace bullying. Advisers
can help resolve problems at an early stage and provide
useful advice and support.
is voluntary, during normal working hours under similar
agreements to trade union and health and safety representatives,
and training is provided. Applications are welcome from
all staff regardless of gender, ethnic origin or disability.
For more information, contact equal opportunities officer
Sue Harper on ext 6700. The closing date for applications
is December 10.
monastic midday service, sung by brothers and students
from the Community of the Resurrection and College of
the Resurrection in Mirfield, is being held in Emmanuel
Church at 12.30 every Tuesday until the end of term.
support staff network meeting on personal safety and security,
mentioned in Reporter 472 (Support and sandwiches) has
been rescheduled to November 21, in G23 of the Baines
Wing between 12.30 and 13.30.
technical promotions exercise 2001-2002 has started and
information can be obtained from human resources on ext
5774 or on the web at www.leeds.ac.uk/hr/leeds/local.htm
deadline for the receipt of travel expense claims for
payment in December has been brought forward to December
12, though claims should be submitted as soon as possible.
For more information, contact Clive Davies on ext 4134.
Help to get
and senior clerical staff wishing to travel in the UK
or overseas to further their education can apply for awards
from the Joan Balchin Memorial Fund. Applicants must be
eligible for AUT membership.
closing date for applications is April 30. For more information,
contact Valerie Lomas on ext 4086, email email@example.com
or see more comprehensive details.
vouchers for WHSmith and BHS are available for University
staff. They can be used during special shopping times,
at WHSmith from 6-9pm on November 21 and 28 and at BHS
from 9am-9pm on November 28 and 29 and December 5 and
6. Collect your voucher from human resources or call ext
4146 or 4131.