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School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

25 July 2014, 10:52 am

Graduate Emma Bakel talks about her role in this year’s degree show

Fine Art Graduate, Emma Bakel, talks about her experience of working on this year's Final Year Degree Show, 'Matters'. Read More »
Sir Patrick Stewart recieves honorary degree

School of Performance and Cultural Industries

22 July 2014, 2:42 pm

Sir Patrick Stewart recieves honorary degree

Professor Sita Popat, Head of the School of Performance and Cultural Industries, presented Sir Patrick Stewart with a University of Leeds honorary degree as part of the 2014 Graduation celebrations. Read More »
Art Gallery and Museum Studies alumna heads for London’s Tate

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

21 July 2014, 1:48 pm

Art Gallery and Museum Studies alumna heads for London’s Tate

A History of Performance and Performative Art at Tate: An exploration of the value of documentation of performance and re-performance in the contemporary art gallery archive. Read More »
Head of School Appointed to AHRC Advisory Board

School of Performance and Cultural Industries

17 July 2014, 2:47 pm

Head of School Appointed to AHRC Advisory Board

Professor Sita Popat has just been appointed to the Advisory Board for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Read More »
Communities and Culture Network+ ‘Not Just a Number’

Institute of Communications Studies

17 July 2014, 10:26 am

Communities and Culture Network+ ‘Not Just a Number’

The first taster of ‘Not Just a Number’ will be screened as part of the Recipe for Life showcase event at West Yorkshire Playhouse on the 16th July 2014. The film is one of the outputs from a recent collaboration between Space2, the Communities and Culture Network+ and young people living in Leeds, and is produced as part of the Communities and Culture Network+ study In/visible and un/fixed Communities. Read More »
School of Design links up with M&S for sustainable skincare products

School of Design

16 July 2014, 11:23 am

School of Design links up with M&S for sustainable skincare products

Researchers from Keracol, a University of Leeds spin-out, have teamed up with Marks and Spencer to produce a natural skin care range using the waste products of grapes. Dr Richard Blackburn from the School of Design and co-founder of Keracol Limited, Read More »
Giorgia Aiello guest edits special issue of Visual Communication

Institute of Communications Studies

16 July 2014, 9:02 am

Giorgia Aiello guest edits special issue of Visual Communication

This special issue of the international journal Visual Communication, guest edited by Dr. Giorgia Aiello, and also featuring an article by our PhD student, Toussaint Nothias, investigates the nexus of globalization and visual communication through a rich discussion of the significance of national, racial, ethnic, gender, class, embodied and emplaced differences. Read More »
School of Design Professor commented on the new black material

School of Design

16 July 2014, 8:47 am

School of Design Professor commented on the new black material

British researchers have created the ‘new black’. The nanotube material – named Vantablack, or super black - absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of light, a new world record, and is so dark the human eye struggles to discern its shape and Read More »
School of Design spin-out company takes part in project to make the US ‘greener’

School of Design

16 July 2014, 8:28 am

School of Design spin-out company takes part in project to make the US ‘greener’

Environmentally friendly washing machine company Xeros – spin-out from the School of Design, University of Leeds - is taking part in a scheme that encourages US companies and consumers to adopt “green” habits. Xeros produces washing machines that replace most of the Read More »
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