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The words on the street: new public art

A new work of public art has been unveiled on campus. Converse Column, by British-American artist Liliane Lijn, has been installed outside the University’s new Nexus innovation centre on Discovery Way. The nine metre-high revolving “poem machine” features two separate poems turning in opposing directions.



Building up an appetite for a new kind of grub

Edible insects could be a key ingredient to avoiding a global food crisis, according to a new report from Leeds, but there are significant barriers to overcome before they are part of the mainstream.



Digital success

Carrie Rose (Digital Media 2015) has launched a new digital agency, Rise at Seven. Since graduating, Carrie has worked with international brands and delivered award-winning work in the digital marketing industry. Carrie was also shortlisted this year for Young Digital Marketer of the Year.



Comedy award for producer

Producer Ish Kalia (International Studies 1996) has won a BAFTA in the category of Best Comedy Entertainment show for "A League of Their Own".



Celebrating satellites’ contribution to polar science

Seven areas of fast-flowing ice on the Antarctic Peninsula have been formally named after Earth observation satellites, following a request by a University of Leeds scientist.



Alumnus to chair APSCo Yorkshire Business Forum

LUBS alumnus Jonathan Sanderson (2014), Managing Director at Corecom Consulting, has been selected to Chair the Association of Professional Staffing Companies’ (APSCo), Yorkshire Business Forum from 27 June.



New Executive Dean for Engineering & Physical Sciences

Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences.



Using the past to unravel the future for Arctic wetlands

A new study from Leeds has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future.



Leeds Professor of Poetry is the UK’s next Poet Laureate

University of Leeds Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has been appointed the UK’s new Poet Laureate. He succeeds Dame Carol Ann Duffy in the 351-year-old role, becoming the 21st Poet Laureate for a fixed term of ten years.



Oxygen linked with early animal evolution

New research from Leeds and UCL reveals clues to a crucial period of rapid evolution in complex animals that began roughly 540 million years ago. The research indicates that fluctuations in atmospheric oxygen levels corresponded with evolutionary surges and extinctions in animal biodiversity.



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