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Leeds ranked in top 10 for student experience in 2014 Times Higher Education survey

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

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The Discovery Zone

The Discovery Zone - a highlight of the annual Leeds Festival of Science - proved to be a huge success.

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FruitFULL idea yields award

A team of University postgraduates has won the Environment YES competition, part of the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme.

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The Plant Science TREE by University of Leeds 'highly commended' at international MEDEA Awards

The online platform - the Plant Science TREE, developed by the University of Leeds with funding from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, was one of two entries from the University of Leeds to be highly commended by the international MEDEA awards.

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FBS recognised at the Placement Year Celebration Event

Students and staff from FBS were recognised as part of the Universities celebration of the placement years that took place in 2013/14. The event was held on 7th October in the Great Hall. 

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Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis

Physiological Society Teaching Prize for Dr Lewis more


Alice wins student enterprise award

Biology undergraduate Alice Colligan has been named winner of the 2014 Sir Peter Thompson Enterprise Award. more


Leeds Biology student wins University of Leeds Business Plan Competition

Leeds Biology student wins University of Leeds Business Plan Competition

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Society of Biology interim accreditation

A number of our degree programmes have been recognised as demonstrating \'academic excellence in the biosciences\' by the Society of Biology.

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Former Student wins 3rd place at the "Medical Research Council" (MRC)

Dr Scott Bowen was recognised at the recent MRC competition more


Daily exercise reduces the effects of Christmas overindulgence

Researchers compared the effects of overeating on people who took regular exercise and an inactive group of people.

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