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474, 3 December 2001
personal honour is also 'for the University'
a decade of steering the University through a period
of unprecedented growth, transformation and regeneration,
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Alan Wilson received his
knighthood for services to higher education from the
Queen at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace last week.
for tennis ... or pool?
swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, tennis courts,
pool, snooker and a bar skittle alley are some of the
options before staff in a survey into workplace stress
and social and leisure provision.
and minds create unique exhibition
of art created by patients at Rampton secure hospital
are getting their first public viewing in a unique collaboration
between the hospital and the University.
the car at home
using their cars not only influence local air quality,
but affect climate change as well, according to new
findings by chemistry and environment lecturer Dr Alistair
our immune system to win the battle against disease
and epidemics once thought curable are
on the rampage again, as medicines become increasing
ineffective against drug-resistant strains of diseases
such as TB and malaria.
history saved in new drama archive
artefacts documenting the history of modern British
theatre have been saved from obscurity by a new archive
at the University, including letters by Noel Coward,
Peggy Ashcroft and John Gielgud.
offers taste of other cultures
Look North's Harry Gration danced his way round last
month's festival of languages, which celebrated the
European Year of Languages.
is just a call away
year after its launch, the neighbourhood helpline set
up as part of the University of Leeds' community strategy
has proved a success, with over 300 calls taken and
the majority of callers happy with the response they
received, according to a recent survey.
studies into stroke treatment
medical treatment for stroke victims is failing to deal
with the common problem of depression, according to
a study by the department of psychiatry.