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Issue 483, 5 June 2002

News in brief

  • Celebrating diversity
    The University is proud to be a multi-cultural community, values diversity and is committed to a wide-ranging plan of action to tackle discrimination and promote diversity.
  • Politics of hospitality
    Novelist, poet and 1988 Prix Goncourt winner Tahar Ben Jelloun is addressing CentreCATH's first congress from June 21-23.
  • Accolade for LUBS
    Leeds University Business School has been awarded the 'EQUIS' accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development.
  • Digital medievalists
    The world's leading bibliography of the European Middle Ages is now available online.
  • Leeds to Romania
    Equipment from geography labs in Leeds is on its way to an intensive care unit in Romania.
  • World cup fortunes
    An early World Cup exit for England would knock 25 points or more off the FTSE 100, according to historical evidence analysed by Leeds researchers.
  • Pass go, collect £200
    The University has created its own version of the Monopoly board game, featuring landmarks from the city and campus.
  • Cleaning with clay
    Leeds researchers will be cleaning up with clay, in a collaboration with the University of Tsinghua in Beijing.
  • Inside the old school
    The Old Medical School will be one of 70 Leeds buildings open to the public on Sept 14 and 15.
  • Leeds: the new Bayeux
    The Leeds Millennium tapestry has gone on public view for the first time at Harewood House.
  • Adoption leave policy
    All University staff adopting children under 18 are now entitled to time off under the University's new adoption leave policy.
  • Not for everyone
    The £125 funding for non-job-related courses – listed on the last issue's events sheet – is only available to certain staff.
  • Commonwealth artist
    Leeds graduate and lecturer in creative writing Rommi Smith has been appointed the BBC's artist-in-residence for this summer's Commonwealth Games in Manchester.
  • Welsh transformation
    Transforming a disused industrial site in North Wales into a sports leisure centre was the winning idea of final-year mining engineering student James Percy-Hughes.
  • Celebrating 100 years
    Celebration planning for the University centenary in 2004 is under way.
  • Technician to fellow
    A former technician has won a prestigious research fellowship grant to carry out post-doctoral research.
  • Brawn meets brain for charity walk
    Staff and students from civil engineering tested their muscles on Woodhouse Moor last week, practising for a charity walk on June 15.

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