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Bradford University redevelop e-course for dementia care

Bradford University redevelop e-course for dementia care

by Will Ford and Abbey Maclure An online course for healthcare professionals and carers who look after people with dementia has been re-developed by the University of Bradford. The course, named ‘e-dementia’, was improved by the University to reflect changes in the dementia training curriculum. Alongside healthcare advice and expert opinion, the course includes personal stories from people who suffer […]

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God and the Gogglebox – Rev Kate Bottley returns to Leeds Trinity

God and the Gogglebox – Rev Kate Bottley returns to Leeds Trinity

by Abbey Maclure Reverend Kate Bottley, star of Channel 4’s award-winning Gogglebox and Leeds Trinity graduate, will be returning to the university on Wednesday 7 November. The reality star will deliver a talk on her impressive and varied career, from studying at Leeds Trinity to becoming a priest, journalist and presenter. Kate will join a line-up of accomplished speakers for […]

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Closer ties forged between University of Leeds and Shanghai Jiao, China

Sir Alan Langlands and Professor Jie Zhang with representatives from both universities

By Sean Gannon A stronger link between the city of Leeds and China will be forged after two leading universities have announced a new partnership The University of Leeds has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai Jiao University, committing both organisations to closer relations on joint research, publications and activities. The signing of the agreement took place in Leeds […]

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Yorkshire Voice Live: Tuesday, July 28

Yorkshire Voice Live: Tuesday, July 28

Watch our 15-minute TV news-magazine programme, livestreamed every weekday at 4.45pm.

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Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Yorkshire gets a taste of pioneering arts at culture festival

Bradford will be treated to punk-poets, folk musicians and film directors when the RECON festival arrives at venues across the city, later this month The festival will bring some of the world’s leading artists to West Yorkshire, some of whom have had their work featured at the Tate Modern and other leading art installations. Director Anand Patwardhan and musician King […]

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Risks posed by e-cigarettes downplayed by health experts

Risks posed by e-cigarettes downplayed by health experts

By Liam Smedley Researchers have said the devices could save thousands of lives and are critical of the World Health Organisation’s claim that e-cigarettes can lead young people to take up smoking later in life. The health experts, from University College London, have suggested that around 6,000 premature deaths could be prevented for every 1 million smokers should they made […]

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Ukraine air crash: Leeds student Richard Mayne’s family meet David Cameron

Ukraine air crash: Leeds student Richard Mayne’s family meet David Cameron

Relatives of Leeds University student Richard Mayne and families of other British victims who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed are meeting with PM David Cameron today. Richard, 20, was studying Maths and Finance at the university while volunteering to raise money for charity in his spare time before he died on the plane that is now believed to […]

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Black box key to unlocking Flight MH370 mystery says Leeds aviation expert

Black box key to unlocking Flight MH370 mystery says Leeds aviation expert

By Liam Smedley A Leeds aviation expert has said finding the black box is the next challenge in answering the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Dr Stephen Wright, 41, from Headingly, is a lecturer at Leeds University’s faculty of engineering. Dr Wright said: “The biggest and most important challenge will be to find the black box which is probably […]

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“Human intervention only explanation” for missing Malaysian flight MH370 says Leeds aviation expert

“Human intervention only explanation” for missing Malaysian flight MH370 says Leeds aviation expert

By Liam Smedley A Leeds aviation expert today said deliberate human intervention is the only explanation for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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