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Issue 479, 18 March 2002

News in brief

  • Allocation announced
    The University's grant for 2002-3, announced by the funding council on March 6, is £102,895,000.
  • A load of rubbish
    Over 200 tonnes of paper, 27 tonnes of cardboard, 30 mobile phones and hundreds of items of computer equipment were recycled by the University in 2001.
  • Winston on genetics
    Fertility pioneer and Labour peer Lord Robert Winston visited Leeds last week to talk about genetic science.
  • Science and ethics
    The government's chief scientific adviser visited the University this month, meeting researchers from across the University.
  • Exhausting research
    A new system to reduce pollution from diesel engines has gone on trial in Yorkshire, follwoing research by chemist Dr Trevor Griffiths.
  • Physics and paperclips
    Five Yorkshire schools teams took part in the regional final of the paperclip physics competition.
  • Elderly entertainment
    Over 200 elderly people from around Leeds were entertained by Leeds Student Community Action in the refectory earlier this month.
  • Satisfactory resolution
    All student complaints have been resolved without the need for a formal complaints panel under the procedures introduced four years ago.

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