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EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Dr. Oliver Price - Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology - has been awarded a fully-funded International Research Fellowship by the European Respiratory Society (ERS)

Being a member of surf club

Being a member of surf club

Hi, I'm Maia and I wanted to talk to you about my experience being a part of Leeds Beckett's surf club.

25/04/19
Maia blog squad profile pic Maia

Vegan food in Leeds

Vegan food in Leeds

Hi, I'm Chelsea and I wanted to recommend some plant based eateries around Leeds. 

25/04/19
 Chelsea R

Vlog cooking a student friendly meal

Vlog cooking a student friendly meal

Hi, We're Katie, Molly and Katie and in this vlog we cook a huge toad in the hole for four people for just five pounds! 

24/04/19
Molly profile picture Molly

From Bauhaus to Basic Design

From Bauhaus to Basic Design

One hundred years ago, in the April 1919 Bauhaus manifesto, the architect Walter Gropius wrote ‘Architects, sculptors, painters—we all must return to craftsmanship!’ 

Re-launch of the Independent Food and Drink Academy

Re-launch of the Independent Food and Drink Academy

Olga Munroe, Head of the Retail Institute at Leeds Business School welcomed business leaders, academics and others to the re-launch of the Independent Food and Drink Academy (IFDA). 

Making plans for after you graduate

Making plans for after you graduate

Hi I'm Sim and here's what I plan to do after completing my studies at Leeds Beckett. 

24/04/19
Sim profile picture blogs Simeon

Using the Library over summer?

We’re open 24/7 during the vacation if you want to come in and study.

Graduating this Summer?

Graduating this Summer?

Congratulations to everyone graduating this summer! Before you leave, there are a few important things you need to do.......

European Unions: Chapter Two

European Unions: Chapter Two

Performance academics at Leeds Beckett University are collaborating with arts organisations across Europe to develop new, non-verbal methods of adult theatre education and increase participation in theatre.

The best independent coffee shops in Leeds

The best independent coffee shops in Leeds

Hi, I'm Leyla and I want to share some of Leeds' best independent coffee places where you can visit for your caffeine hit!

23/04/19
Leeds Beckett student, Leyla Rose Leyla

Leeds Beckett's buildings and history

Leeds Beckett's buildings and history

Hi, I'm Amy and I've done some research into the history of our university.

23/04/19
Amy profile pic Amy

My placement at Lancashire Evening Post

My placement at Lancashire Evening Post

Hi, I'm Suzannah and I want to tell you about my placement at Lancashire Evening Post and how much I gained from it.

23/04/19
Suzannah blog squad profile picture Suzannah

Make your student room homely for ten pounds

Make your student room homely for ten pounds

Hi, I'm Leyla. I’m here to give you ideas on how to make your uni room feel like a home.

23/04/19
Leeds Beckett student, Leyla Rose Leyla

My journey to Leeds Beckett

My journey to Leeds Beckett

Hi, I'm Suzannah and I want to talk to you about my experience of applying to, and joining, Leeds Beckett University.

18/04/19
Suzannah blog squad profile picture Suzannah

Our School In Film

Our School In Film

We recently commissioned a video to promote our school, our students and the work we do together. This is the result.

See this month's selection of new online resources

See this month's selection of new online resources

Check out the selection of new journals, databases and eBooks.

Not sure how to access these resources? The Library can help – click on this post for more information.

Why a Hard Border in Ireland Would be a Dangerous Outcome

The article covers events when the hard border was in place during the 1968-1998 Troubles, recounting how armed British soldiers boarded school buses conveying schoolchildren between schools between the border, the Provisional IRA (PIRA) planting improvised explosive devices at border points targeting British soldiers and the violence and shootings by PIRA and the British Army.

Leeds Beckett presents internationalisation findings at Reggio Emilia Compete In International Seminar

Leeds Beckett presents internationalisation findings at Reggio Emilia Compete In International Seminar

Dr Brian Jones, senior lecturer at Leeds Beckett Business School was one of the keynote speakers at a recent international seminar in Northern Italy.

Reward Card May Offers

Reward Card May Offers

We've got some great offers for you in May!

Being a mature student at Leeds Beckett

Being a mature student at Leeds Beckett

Hi, I'm Alexa and here's a little bit about my experience of studying at Leeds Beckett aged 38.

16/04/19
Leeds Beckett University Alexa

Being a BUCS super rugby player at Leeds Beckett

Being a BUCS super rugby player at Leeds Beckett

Hi I’m Ryan, I’m a Master’s student here at Leeds Beckett University and a member of the Leeds Beckett BUCS Super Rugby team.

16/04/19
Leeds Beckett University Ryan E

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

In this blog post, Professor Ruth Robbins discussed with current student Georgia McEneaney one of her most recent projects: working with the Leeds Library to create a book celebrating its 250th anniversary.

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

Through The Pages: 250 Years Of The Leeds Library with Ruth Robbins

In this blog post, Professor Ruth Robbins discussed with current student Georgia McEneaney one of her most recent projects: working with the Leeds Library to create a book celebrating its 250th anniversary.

15/04/19
Leeds Beckett University Georgia McEneaney
Ruth Robbins Professor Ruth Robbins

Remembering David

Remembering David

History students have produced a new website about David Oluwale's life and legacy.

Easing into your exams

Easing into your exams

We know exam time can be very stressful but there are lots of ways the Library can help you to be as prepared as possible.

Architecture students on a one day trip in Wakefield

Architecture students on a one day trip in Wakefield

First Year BA (Hons) Architecture students visited the Hepworth Wakefield Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 8 April.

Ben Mosley voted in as Chair of the Audio Engineering Society UK Section

Ben Mosley voted in as Chair of the Audio Engineering Society UK Section

In February 2019 Ben Mosley, Senior Lecturer in Audio Engineering
School of Film, Music and Performing Arts, was voted in as Chair of the Audio Engineering Society UK Section for a one-year tenure.

Exam Tips

Exam Tips

Hi, I'm Haikah and I want to share with you some advice for doing well in your exams.

11/04/19
Haikah Haikah

Tips for surviving exams

Tips for surviving exams

Hi, I'm Abbie and I want to share my tips for surviving (and doing well!) this exam season.

11/04/19
Abbie profile pic Abbie

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

The Library is open 24/7 throughout the Easter period, self-service over the Bank Holiday weekend, and you can still contact us via Chat or get IT help by phone. Please see below for more details:

LBU supports Partnership for Clean Competition

LBU supports Partnership for Clean Competition

Next week (April 16-18), stakeholders from across the global anti-doping system will come together in London to participate in the fifth Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) Conference.

10/04/19
Leeds Beckett University School News

Workshops for 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women to boost their participation in Civic Engagement

Workshops for 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women to boost their participation in Civic Engagement

I was recently awarded project funding from the Home Office to work with BAME women in Bradford to find out how democracy works in the local area.

Workplace and University diversity is enriching for all involved

Workplace and University diversity is enriching for all involved

In support of #WorldAutismAwarenessWeek there is no better time to raise awareness of the 3 year IMAGE project, funded through Erasmus+ KA2, and led by Leeds Beckett University, which is being conducted in five European countries: the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Finland, France and Germany.

Technoference

Technoference

Research from Queensland University of Technology has identified that half of young people aged 18-24 are less productive and more tired because of their mobile phones.

My top five reasons to study abroad

My top five reasons to study abroad

Hi, I'm Chelsea. In this post I will be talking about my top 5 reasons to study abroad, giving you some useful information and tips on how to decide whether it is for you or not.

08/04/19
Chelsea profile picture Chelsea

My journey to university

My journey to university

Hi, I'm Molly and I wanted to talk about my journey to Leeds Beckett - from applying, to visiting and making my final choices.

08/04/19
Molly profile picture Molly

WIRED: new project in music and tech for girls

WIRED: new project in music and tech for girls

The WIRED project aims to inspire and educate the next generation of women working with music technology, giving them new skills, experience and enjoyment in music.

Life as a KTP Associate at Leeds Beckett

Life as a KTP Associate at Leeds Beckett

For over 40 years the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) has been a successful part-government funded initiative that has contributed towards the growth of Research and Innovation in businesses across the United Kingdom.

Stowe Family Law joining forces with Leeds Beckett University

Hannah Ross is a newly qualified solicitor who has recently joined the Stowe Family Law Leeds office. She specialises primarily in private law children’s matters but is now learning the ropes in relation to financial proceedings as part of divorce. She completed her LLB BA (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University before moving on to complete her LPC and finally obtain that elusive training contract in 2016.

04/04/19
Leeds Beckett University School News
Leeds Beckett University Hannah Ross
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