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482, 20 May 2002
your reflexes until you've had enough
Can't squeeze in another
mouthful? Feeling full is all a question of reflexes,
according to Leeds biomedical researcher Dr David Lewis.
distraction their full attention
City initiatives to
prevent vulnerable older people from becoming victims
of burglary are being assessed by University researchers.
success in £1m research fellowships
Four University researchers
have secured prestigious fellowships with a total value
of just under £1m.
tables prove size matters
University's contribution to higher education is not
fairly reflected in the recent spate of newspaper league
tables, Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Alan Wilson wrote
in the Financial Times (May 11).
experience and the highest standards our disability
services are leading the field
you've never needed it, you might not know it was there.
You might stumble in unawares, thinking it's social
sciences (next door). But for those who know, the distinctive
whoosh of the automatic doors means they're in one of
the best university disability centres in the country.
lottery winners gain £400k funding
University research projects looking at the difficulties
faced by people with sight loss, and by those with chronic
blood disorders, have been awarded over £400,000
funding by the National Lottery Charities Board.
cites Leeds in Lords debate
Melvyn Bragg used the University as a 'little local
reference' during a recent Lords debate on education
bid for £1bn science project
£1billion European science project could be based
in Yorkshire, if a bid to host the world's largest neutron
scattering research facility is successful.
website for mental health
unique website about mental health for students
www.leeds. ac.uk/ahead4health has been launched
by the University and the student union.