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Leeds researchers successfully published

Leeds researchers successfully published

Researchers at the University of Leeds, including recently graduated Leeds students, have successfully published a paper on asking when and why you should consider individual variation when measuring biodiversity and provide a new method of accounting for this variation without the need for high resolution data.

For more information please read Sam Ross’s, one of the researchers, blog post on the research.

And for more detailed look at the study you can access the paper here.

19th April 2017


Biological Sciences careers fair hailed as a great success

The annual Careers Fair here in the faculty was a great success with hundreds of FBS students attending.

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Scholarship Success in FBS

University of Leeds has presented 37 student athletes with Sport Scholarships for 2016/17. We are proud to say, 8 of those are based in the Faculty of Biological Sciences.

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Two FBS Students shortlisted for prestigious international award

We are delighted to be able to announce that two of our FBS students, Sam Ross and Peter Moughton, have received the status of highly commended entrant in this year’s Undergraduate awards.

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University of Leeds is Number 1 for City Life

The University of Leeds has won the Whatuni Student Choice Award for Best City Life, as well as being ranked the fifth best university in the top 100 as rated by students. 

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Leeds offers one of the best student experiences in the UK

Students have voted the University of Leeds as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK.

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Guardian University Award for Enterprise

Leeds has won a national Guardian University Award for its enterprising approach to supporting students.

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Faculty Researchers Celebrate Two High Profile Awards

Here at Leeds we love to celebrate the achievements of our students and colleagues. Well to kick off 2016 here is yet another success for us to share with you. 

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Plans for £4.5m Cycle Track and Sports Pavilion

Plans have been unveiled to build on Yorkshire’s Tour de France legacy with the creation of a state-of-the-art cycle track as part of a £4.5 million development on university land on the edge of Leeds.


 

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How to get a well-paid graduate job in 2016

A major review of the graduate jobs market in 2016 suggests the number of vacancies will increase, but how should you go about finding a top role?

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Argentina coach passes on knowledge

Sports Science alumnus Keir Wenham-Flatt, who is currently a strength and conditioning coach for the Los Pumas rugby team in Argentina, spoke about his career to college students in Norfolk.

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Leeds named ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education Awards

Seen as the ‘Oscars’ of the higher education sector, the award recognised the University’s role in offering opportunities for student entrepreneurship.

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Hannah Wilks, Zoology student, honoured with the Young Achievers Award for her charity work with Marie Curie

Hannah, studying zoology in Leeds, helped raise funds for research into ovarian cancer after her mother was diagnosed with the disease.

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Alistair Brownlee MBE, opens our new integrative exercise suite

Alistair Brownlee MBE, Olympic and World Champion triathlete and Leeds alumnus (BSc Sports Science & Physiology 2009), has officially opened a new exercise science research facility at the University.

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FBS part of National Awards for University Entrepreneurship

The University of Leeds has won The Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship.

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