Announcements

The Bauman Institute, founded by Dr Mark Davis in September 2010 and based in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, was one of the first sites to be launched in the new “web toolkit” design in WordPress. The site was launched at the Inaugural Conference “Rethinking Global Society” which...

The AHRC-supported Hercules Project aims to chart and account for the significance in western culture of the classical hero Hercules, from late antiquity via the Renaissance to the present day. The first stage of the project was an international conference, Hercules: a hero for all ages, held at Leeds in 2013. Details...

The University of Leeds is investing £3.5 million in an institute to inspire new ideas and practices in teaching and learning. With creative initiatives to bring together new and existing pockets of teaching excellence, the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence aims to support a pioneering, international community for research and debate. Building...

The Leeds Language Scholar Journal (LLS) is an open access and peer-reviewed publication initiated by Antonio Martinez-Arboleda, Carolin Schneider, Bettina Hermoso-Gomez and Sofia Martinho. The website was one of the first sites to be launched in the new toolkit theme which utilised the blogging components of WordPress. The first issue was release in late...

The Priestley International Centre for Climate was launched today at the University of Leeds. The launch was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, and included the presentation of  the first international prize for solutions-facing climate research,  as well as a substantial prize for a University of Leeds PhD student conducting excellent and timely research into climate...

HISENTS is a new project in the School of Chemistry, the School of Chemical and Process Engineering – Institute for Materials Research, and School of Mechanical Engineering. The project aims to deliver an advanced nanosafety platform capable of providing high-throughput toxicity screening for the risk assessment of novel nanomaterials, and...

A two day conference organised by the School of Politics and Intarnational Studies will take place on October 13th and 14th in University house – “Putting the Responsibility to Protect at the Centre of Europe“. The conference seeks to address the state of R2P at the global level and reflecting on...

Anthea Hucklesby, Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Law and Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation, has recently launched a unique and innovative cross-disciplinary network to examine the use of tracking devices (non-removable wearable devices that enable location monitoring or tracking of wearers by third parties). Her previous project was...