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Exhibition will explore theatre’s war stories
28/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Leeds Grand Theatre is working with the University and the West Yorkshire Archive to host a World War One exhibition during their Heritage Open Day on September 14.

Not another Eyjafjallajökull disaster for airlines
28/08/14  Guardian
In light of the ongoing volcanic activity at the Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland, Professor Andy Hooper (Earth and Environment) has written a blog post for The Guardian to explain why it is unlikely to repeat the travel chaos of 2010’s Eyjafjallajökull eruption.

Radio: News bulletins
28/08/14  Pulse
Dr Verity Hartill (Medicine and Health) is interviewed about children’s heart defects by this Bradford commercial station, to coincide with the launch of British Heart Foundation’s “Bag it. Beat it” fundraising campaign.

Radio: Georgey Spanswick
28/08/14  BBC Radio York
Dr Lars Berger (School of Politics and International Studies) discusses the rise of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

Radio: Wes Butters
28/08/14  BBC Radio Leeds
Dr Victoria Honeyman (School of Politics and International Studies) comments on South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright’s refusal to resign in the wake of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal.

Restaurant scene grows in city
28/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Bidding wars are breaking out in Leeds due to a recent rise in the amount of restaurants opening up in the city. Numbers from the Business School are quoted in the article; they show that during the economic downturn many restaurant businesses across Yorkshire contracted. Professor Nick Wilson from Leeds University Business School is quoted in the article.

Leeds alumni are brewing success
27/08/14  The Yorkshire Times
University of Leeds graduates Phil Graham and Richard Quayl are looking to revolutionise how the UK brews up with their new brand of loose-leaf tea.

Study finds glow from vegetables is more attractive than a tan
27/08/14  The Telegraph
Research from the Universities of Leeds and St Andrews has found that a healthy glow generated from eating plenty of vegetables is considered more attractive than a glow that has been developed by sitting out in the sun.

Rugby World Cup team bases confirmed
27/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Wide coverage of the sports facilities, including the University of Leeds, which has been selected by Scotland at the Rugby World Cup 2015.

Improve the diversity of drugs
27/08/14  Yorkshire Evening Post
New scientific methods developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of ‘biologically active molecules’, such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents. The research is from Dr Stuart Warriner and Professor Adam Nelson (School of Chemistry and the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology), and PhD student, George Karageorgis.

Improve the diversity of drugs
26/08/14  Medical News Today
New scientific methods developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of ‘biologically active molecules’, such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents. The research is from Dr Stuart Warriner and Professor Adam Nelson (School of Chemistry and the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology), and PhD student, George Karageorgis.

One-off fashion showcase
26/08/14  Yorkshire Post
The M&S Archive is hosting a nostalgia trip in a one-off event; the Step Back in Time event is on this Saturday at the University of Leeds from 11am until 3pm.

Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards
22/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Article about Charlotte Newman, the face of Teenage Cancer Trust, who was studying for a law degree at the University when she was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that particularly targets young people. She will help honour the winners of this year’s Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards in October.

Art on show
22/08/14  Yorkshire Post
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery will host the University Graduate Art Prize, which celebrates students completing studies in Design and Fine Art. Judged on 22 September, the show is free to view until 25 October

Radio: Larry Budd preview of rugby legue
22/08/14  BBC Radio Leeds
As part of the station’s preview of the rugby league Challenge Cup final between Castleford Rhinos and Leeds Rhinos, Dr Christopher Hassall (Biology) talks hypothetically about how tigers fare against rhinos in the wild.

Global warming tempered
22/08/14  BBC World news TV
Professor Piers Forster (Earth & Environment) comments on findings published in Science that global warming has been tempered by water currents shifting heat from the Atlantic Ocean’s surface to its depths. (Footage unavailable)

Atlantic stories excess heat
21/08/14  Independent
The depths of the Atlantic and Southern oceans where excess heat is being stored could be behind the slowdown in global warming. Professor Piers Forster (School of Earth and Environment) is quoted about projections of long term climate change

Atlantic stories excess heat
21/08/14  The Telegraph
The depths of the Atlantic and Southern oceans where excess heat is being stored could be behind the slowdown in global warming. Professor Piers Forster (School of Earth and Environment) is quoted about projections of long term climate change

Atlantic stories excess heat
21/08/14  The Guardian
The depths of the Atlantic and Southern oceans where excess heat is being stored could be behind the slowdown in global warming. Professor Piers Forster (School of Earth and Environment) is quoted about projections of long term climate change

“Tickling” your ear could be good for your heart
21/08/14  BBC Radio Scotland
Professor Jim Deuchars and Dr Jenny Clancy’s research on how electrical stimulation of the tragus has positive effects on the heart.

“Tickling” your ear could be good for your heart
21/08/14  BBC Radio Lancashire
Professor Jim Deuchars and Dr Jenny Clancy’s research on how electrical stimulation of the tragus has positive effects on the heart.

“Tickling” your ear could be good for your heart
21/08/14  BBC World Service
Professor Jim Deuchars and Dr Jenny Clancy’s research on how electrical stimulation of the tragus has positive effects on the heart.

“Tickling” your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Daily Mail
Professor Jim Deuchars and Dr Jenny Clancy’s research on how electrical stimulation of the tragus has positive effects on the heart.

Spacecraft observations reveal loss of Greenland ice
20/08/14  BBC news
A new study has found Greenland to be losing about 375 cubic km of ice each year. Professor Andy Shepherd (Earth & Environment), who led another team that reported similar findings on Greenland ice loss in May, expresses his concerns about continued dramatic changes to the polar ice sheets and the impact on global sea-level rise.

Afghan Sikhs
20/08/14  The Conversation
Dr Jasjit Singh (School of PRHS) discusses the Afghan Sikh community and their history in this feature.

Radio: Six O’Clock News
20/08/14  BBC Radio 4
Professor Mark Bellamy (School of Medicine), and President of the Intensive Care Society, talks about the threat of sepsis, as the effectiveness of antibiotics lessens.

“Tickling” your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Huffington Post
Professor Jim Deuchars and Dr Jenny Clancy’s research on how electrical stimulation of the tragus has positive effects on the heart continues to attract coverage.

“Tickling” your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Financial Express
Professor Jim Deuchars and Dr Jenny Clancy’s research on how electrical stimulation of the tragus has positive effects on the heart continues to attract coverage.

Weather Eye
20/08/14  The Times
Professor Andy Hooper (School of Earth and Environment) warns we are entering a phase of increased Icelandic volcanic eruptions.

Radio: Liz Green
20/08/14  BBC Radio Leeds
Dr Jenny Clancy is interviewed about research from the University which found that tickling your ear could be good for your heart.

Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Irish Independent
Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Times of India
Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Daily Mirror
Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Daily Telegraph
Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Tickling your ear could be good for your heart
20/08/14  Nature World News
Research by Dr Jenny Clancy and Professor Jim Deuchars (Faculty of Biological Sciences) shows that stimulating the ear with a TENS machine is good for the heart.

Translation services are still needed to complement English language teaching for migrants
19/08/14  The Conversation
Professor Michael Baynham (School of Education) says translation services are an essential tool for migrants and that they shouldn’t be cut back.

New letters studied to give insight into Crimean War
19/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Anthony Dawson, a former Leeds student, has studied letters and newspaper cuttings from the time of the Crimean War which he has used to form the basis of his new book Letters from the Light Brigade: The British Cavalry in the Crimean War.

Getech ends financial year on a high
19/08/14  Yorkshire Post
University spin-out Getech has finished the financial year strongly with securing new contracts of more than £3m.

New camouflage material which has been inspired by the octopus
18/08/14  BBC news online
Researchers at the University of Illinois have created a new material, based on the camouflage techniques used by cuttlefish and octopuses, which changes colour to match its surroundings. Professor Anne Neville (School of Mechanical Engineering) comments on the new research.

Portable hostel is a hit at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
18/08/14  Times
University of Leeds alumnus Bryn Powell and business partner Nick Cakebread have set up a business that sees shipping containers being made rooms into a hostel.

North Korea’s Foreign Minister tours Southeast Asia
17/08/14  South China Morning Post
Dr Adam Cathcart’s (School of History) comments are featured in the article; he says the Foreign Minister’s attendance at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum will allow him to get information on how other countries are counterbalancing China.

What is it like to become a pro footballer?
17/08/14  The Sun
Two parents talk to The Sun about their experiences of having a child who is determined on becoming a professional footballer. The University of Leeds’ research, that found a quarter of young footballers suffered burnout, is referenced in the article.

Gaza crisis has divided New Atheists’ opinions
14/08/14  The Conversation
Dr Stuart McAnulla (School of Politics and International Studies) describes the divide in the New Atheists’ views on the crisis in Gaza.

The difference between fear and intuition
14/08/14  Huffington Post blog
A study by Leeds University Business School about intuition and inspiration is referenced in this blog.

Historic medical books to be digitised
14/08/14  Huffington Post
The Wellcome Trust announced plans to scan texts on medicine, consumer health, sport and fitness, in partnership with the digital tech charity Jisc, last month. Texts on food and nutrition will include about 1,400 cookbooks from the University of Leeds.

Top tips for going to university
14/08/14  Times
University of Leeds graduate Lucy Holden offers some tips on going to university to those who have just received their A-level results.

Getech ends financial year on a high
14/08/14  Yorkshire Evening Post
University spin-out Getech has finished the financial year strongly with securing new contracts of more than £3m.

Getech ends financial year on a high
14/08/14  Yorkshire Post
University spin-out Getech has finished the financial year strongly with securing new contracts of more than £3m.

Salmond’s dilemma on currency
13/08/14  LSE Blog
Dr Stuart McAnulla (School of Politics and International Studies) discusses the problems Alex Salmond is facing with his current currency policy.

Gothic evening at library
13/08/14  Yorkshire Evening Post
Leeds Central Library will be hosting a Gothic evening on Wednesday 27 August. The University of Leeds, Northern Ballet and the Royal Armouries will all have speakers at the event.

Having HIV in the year 2014
12/08/14  Washington Post
Patrick Reynolds, a student of English at the University, writes in the Washington Post about his experiences of being diagnosed with HIV.

Autobiography of Reverend Richard Coles
12/08/14  Daily Express
An article about Reverend Richard Coles, dubbed the “modern vicar”, references his postgraduate studies at the University.

Historic medical books to be digitised
12/08/14  yahoo news
The Wellcome Trust announced plans to scan texts on medicine, consumer health, sport and fitness, in partnership with the digital tech charity Jisc, last month. Texts on food and nutrition will include about 1,400 cookbooks from the University of Leeds.

Interview with Kate Cross
11/08/14  BBC Sport online
Kate Cross, who studied psychology at the University of Leeds, is interviewed about her career in cricket.

More highly skilled jobs and better job prospects needed for labour market to grow
11/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Dr Iain Clacher (Leeds University Business School) says that we need higher wages and more highly skilled jobs to make sure the labour market continues to grow.

Britain shouldn’t take its food security for granted
11/08/14  The Telegraph
An article written by Professor Tim Benton (School of Biology) in which he says the crisis in Ukraine should be a reminder that we shouldn’t take our food security for granted.

TV: 5 News
11/08/14  Channel 5
Dr Henry Yeomans (School of Law) discusses the possible impact of graphic health warnings on alcohol labels, following recommendations from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse.

New gene discovery could help cancer battle in the future
11/08/14  the Scotsman
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a new gene called Piezo1 that helps instruct the body to grow new blood vessels. It is hoped that the findings will help treatments for heart disease and cancer in the future.

New gene discovery could help cancer battle in the future
11/08/14  Metro
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a new gene called Piezo1 that helps instruct the body to grow new blood vessels. It is hoped that the findings will help treatments for heart disease and cancer in the future.

New gene discovery could help cancer battle in the future
11/08/14  The Telegraph
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a new gene called Piezo1 that helps instruct the body to grow new blood vessels. It is hoped that the findings will help treatments for heart disease and cancer in the future.

New gene discovery could help cancer battle in the future
11/08/14  Yorkshire Post
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a new gene called Piezo1 that helps instruct the body to grow new blood vessels. It is hoped that the findings will help treatments for heart disease and cancer in the future.

New gene discovery could help cancer battle in the future
11/08/14  Times
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a new gene called Piezo1 that helps instruct the body to grow new blood vessels. It is hoped that the findings will help treatments for heart disease and cancer in the future.

Interview with Kate Cross
10/08/14  Sunday Times
Kate Cross, who studied psychology at the University of Leeds, is interviewed about her career in cricket.

Support for student and their finances
09/08/14  Guardian
Jess Hawker a money specialist at LUU says the service can offer advice to students over the phone or by email.

Arthritis conference will be hosted in West Yorkshire
09/08/14  Yorkshire Evening Post
Guest speakers will include academics and researchers from the University of Leeds.

Microscopic 'Saturn of the Moors' discovered
08/08/14  Planet Earth online
A species of alga that resembles the planet Saturn has been discovered for the first time in the British Isles. The discovery was made by PhD student Jeannie Beadle (School of Geography).

Microscopic 'Saturn of the Moors' discovered
08/08/14  Spektrum.de
A species of alga that resembles the planet Saturn has been discovered for the first time in the British Isles. The discovery was made by PhD student Jeannie Beadle (School of Geography).

New hospital trial to start in weeks for patients with knee problems
08/08/14  Express
University of Leeds spin-out Tissue Regenix will be starting hospital trials for a new device that will encourage tissue growth and renewal in patient’s knees.

Canadian couple under investigation in China
08/08/14  Guardian
Dr Adam Cathcart (School of History) explains how North Korean authorities work with China along the border in this article about a couple who are under investigation in China.

Microscopic 'Saturn of the Moors' discovered
08/08/14  Phys.org
A species of alga that resembles the planet Saturn has been discovered for the first time in the British Isles. The discovery was made by PhD student Jeannie Beadle (School of Geography).

Radio: Liz Green
07/08/14  BBC Radio Leeds
University of Leeds graduate Alice Smart is interviewed about her new role as Labour councillor for Armley.

Canadian couple under investigation in China
06/08/14  Daily Mail online
Dr Adam Cathcart (School of History) explains how North Korean authorities work with China along the border in this article about a couple who are under investigation in China.

Funding to tackle heart diseases
06/08/14  Radio Aire website
Researchers at the University of Leeds have received funding from the British Heart Foundation to study cardiovascular diseases. Professor John Greenwood is quoted in the piece.

Remembering those who fought in the Great War
06/08/14  Evening Standard
Dr Jessica Meyer (School of History)says we should remember those who survived and were injured during WWI as well as those who died.

Radio: BBC Radio Leeds
06/08/14  BBC Radio Leeds
Professor Mark Harris (School of Molecular and Cellular Biology) is interviewed about the breakout of the Ebola virus.

TV: Look North
06/08/14  BBC Look North
Researchers from the University of Leeds have received £55m of research funding for research into cardiovascular diseases. Professor John Greenwood (School of Medicine) appears in the piece.

TV: The World’s War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire
06/08/14  BBC Two
Professor Alison Fell (French) discusses attitudes in France towards African soldiers during the First World War.

TV: Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo
06/08/14  BBC Two
Christopher Phillips (School of History) discusses the life of rail pioneer Eric Geddes, who supervised the transport of munitions to the Somme.

Flagship colleges get go ahead
06/08/14  Yorkshire Post
A new university technical college (UTC) in Leeds to ensure the city has future generations of skilled engineers has been given the go ahead by ministers. The University is one of the leaders of the project, and Sir Alan Langlands is quoted in the article.

Flagship colleges get go ahead
06/08/14  Yorkshire Evening Post
A new university technical college (UTC) in Leeds to ensure the city has future generations of skilled engineers has been given the go ahead by ministers. The University is one of the leaders of the project, and Sir Alan Langlands is quoted in the article.

Radio: BBC Radio Leeds
05/08/14  BBC Radio Leeds
Professor John Chartres (School of History) discusses the domestic impact of World War I.

Canadian in China probe trained North Korean missionaries
05/08/14  Reuters
Dr Adam Cathcart (School of History) is quoted in this piece on border relations between China and North Korea.

Prime ministers in the First World War
05/08/14  Gov.uk
Writing as part of Number 10 Downing Street’s guest historian series, Professor Simon Ball (School of History) writes about the four post-war Prime Ministers who saw active service.

Is it possible for men to be feminists?
05/08/14  The Conversation
Dr Jonathan Dean (School of Politics and International Studies) says asking whether men can be feminsists is not always a helpful place to begin.

Powerful letters from history
04/08/14  Stylist.co.uk
A letter by Gunner Wilfred Cove to his daughter Marjorie is listed in this selection of letters. The letter is held in the University’s Liddle Collection.

Radio: LBC
04/08/14  LBC Radio
Professor Alison Fell (French) was interviewed about the war on the drive time show for this national talk radio station.

Radio: First World War
04/08/14  BBC London 94.9
Professor Alison Fell (French) talks about how the First World War changed people’s lives.

TV: Sky News
04/08/14  Sky News
On the eve of the centenary of the outbreak of war, Dr Jessica Meyer (School of History) spoke live from the campus to Sky News about some of the war’s legacies.

TV: BBC Look East
04/08/14  BBC Look East
A feature on bat wires that are being built to protect bats in East Anglia. The piece references research from 2 years ago at the University of Leeds that found bat wire bridges didn’t stop bats from flying close to the road.

Experts will give insight into dementia at event
04/08/14  Yorkshire Post
A free event is due to be held on September 6-7 at Leeds City Museum where experts from Leeds and Alzheimer’s Society will give information about dementia.

Soldiers who were excited about First World War
04/08/14  The Conversation
Professor Holger Afflerbach (School of History) discusses the attitudes across Europe towards the First World War.

Robotic security offers advantages over humans
04/08/14  Financial Times
An article about the use of robots in security features the Strands project. Professor Anthony Cohn (School of Computing) says the development of robotic security guards is feasible.