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Issue 499, 7 June 2004
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Tornado

The UK is a tornado hotspot, according to University researchers, who have found that more than 100 tornadoes a year hit the UK – more per acre than the rest of Europe and the US
 
Males don't listen – even when they're seabirds
Manx shearwater males consistently provide more food than their wives, but it’s not because they’re better parents – they just don’t listen
New pay spine for all after AUT says 'yes'

All trades unions are now signed up to a new national pay framework following AUT members’ acceptance by 84.5 percent to 15.5 percent of the university employers' offer

Could women labour to better effect at home?

Mother and Infant Research Unit researchers are appraising ways of suppporting women at home in early labour to see if it affects the likelihood of having an assisted birth

A world of textiles opens to the public
A unique collection of international textiles dating from the 12th century to the present day opened to the public, academics and business last month
Where there's muck. . . there's compost and irrigation water
Expertise from Leeds’ civil engineering department is helping transform lives by transferring knowledge on low-cost public sanitation in less-developed countries
Invention solves textile makers' problem

An innovative yarn tension measuring instrument which could help cut textile makers’ costs, has been unveiled at Leeds

Institute recognised for investment in people
The Institute for Transport Studies is the University’s first academic department to win Investors in People status
Discovering Asian views of 'Britishness'
In the context of debates on citizenship a pioneering study aims to find the views of Asian immigrants on 'Britishness'
Stalin papers reveal 'how not to manage'
Newly-opened archives of Stalin's private correspondence throw light onto his leadership style
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