Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

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School of Performance and Cultural Industries

19 December 2014, 8:49 am

University of Leeds recognised for outstanding impact

The Research Excellence Framework 2014 results have confirmed that Leeds is one of the leading universities for research which has impact on the wider world. Read More »
School’s blend of world class research and impact earns REF honours

School of Music

18 December 2014, 5:03 pm

School’s blend of world class research and impact earns REF honours

Five-yearly national assessment exercise gives thumbs up to department's record Read More »
PhD student Jade French awarded a research network grant

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

15 December 2014, 2:43 pm

PhD student Jade French awarded a research network grant

Jade French, PhD student in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, has been awarded a grant from the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities Student-Led Forums scheme to set up a new Arts and Social Change Network. Read More »
Injured soldier’s own thigh bone used for First World War ‘trench art’

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

15 December 2014, 2:34 pm

Injured soldier’s own thigh bone used for First World War ‘trench art’

A brooch crafted from a piece of human thigh bone is among the items selected for an exhibition about the First World War, curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students at the University of Leeds. Read More »
Warner on bench for festive Challenge

School of Music

15 December 2014, 12:21 pm

Warner on bench for festive Challenge

Long-running TV quiz show pairs cross-border competitors in Christmas broadcast Read More »
PhD Studentship Award – ‘Hugh Davies: Electronic Music Innovator’

School of Music

9 December 2014, 4:10 pm

PhD Studentship Award – ‘Hugh Davies: Electronic Music Innovator’

PhD Studentship marks the start of a £130k AHRC funded project Read More »
‘Turner Prize has become middle aged – but that’s no bad thing’

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

8 December 2014, 12:55 pm

‘Turner Prize has become middle aged – but that’s no bad thing’

Director of Student Education and Lecturer in History of Art, Dr Joanne Crawford, was recently featured in an article for online magazine, The Conversation, addressing the recent criticism of The Turner Prize becoming too 'middle aged'. Read More »
Emeritus history of art professor on the new Mr Turner film

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

8 December 2014, 12:39 pm

Emeritus history of art professor on the new Mr Turner film

David Hill, retired professor of history and art at the University of Leeds, featured recently in the Yorkshire Post following the release of a new film about painter JMW Turner. Read More »
School of Music Head wins British Composer Award

School of Music

4 December 2014, 9:29 am

School of Music Head wins British Composer Award

Chamber piece scoops prize at leading UK music competition Read More »
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