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Football Welcomes Refugees

This weekend the broadcast and print media gave coverage to the Football Welcomes campaign. Amnesty International won the support of over 20 professional football clubs to mark the 80th anniversary of the Guernica bombing. Importantly though, the campaign extends to grassroots football and the press release from Amnesty featured the work of Yorkshire St Pauli in Leeds.

24/04/17
Leeds Beckett University Professor Jonathan Long

Cognitive bias key to understanding REF results

Following the recent publication of results from the UK wide Research Excellence Framework (REF), Jim McKenna, Professor of Physical Activity and Health takes a look at the 'cognitive biases' involved in analysing the results.

A Display of books

Books for prisoners: a step in the right direction

Today has seen the high court declare that the ban on prisoners in England and Wales receiving books has been declared unlawful. Dr Esmee Hanna, Research Assistant in the Centre for Men's Health at Leeds Beckett University, has been actively involved in campaigning for books for prisoners.

05/12/14
Leeds Beckett University Dr Esmée Hanna

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