476, 4 February 2002
Leeds team is one of 15 groups to receive funding from
a new government mobile telecommunications and health
research programme to research safety issues.
expert Lord Winston has been invited to give a lecture
at Leeds by the University Union's biochemistry society.
fire broke out in the Chemistry building on January
24. Nobody was hurt, and the damage to the building
has been estimated at around £25,000.
outspoken commentator on human rights, Professor Conor
Gearty of Kings College, London, will be lecturing on
the Human Rights Act at the University next week.
free taster course leading to a full distance learning
degree, is being offered to people working in the printing
and packaging industries.
system of improving patient care within the health service,
established first in Yorkshire in 1992 and now run nationwide,
is about to see its first application in the United
scores a double
of the school of education, Professor Diane Shorrocks-Taylor,
is to be appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for staff
from August 2002 for a term of three years.
company USIT's campus office in the students' union
has been closed by the company, along with its other
branches, amidst rumours of a takeover by STA travel.
Nobel prize-winning chemists have been immortalised
on the walls of a brewery, on the site of the laboratory
in Leeds where they made their momentous discovery.
Tony Moyes, who was awarded the MBE in the New Year's
Honours List for services to the community in this area,
is not a former member of staff, as we implied in the
last issue; he is a former lay member of Court and Council
(and former Chairman of ULIS).