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Leeds Beckett University work reveals men’s life expectancy on the rise
The latest instalment of groundbreaking Leeds Beckett University work, which maps men’s health promotion in the UK on a 10 yearly basis – has revealed important improvements including an increased life expectancy.
Leeds Beckett events to support Dementia Awareness Week
Leeds Beckett University is hosting a week-long programme of innovative, informative and interactive events in a bid to raise awareness about dementia within society.
Research suggests modern lifestyles preventing families from being active
The struggle to balance demanding work commitments with family life means many UK children are falling short of achieving the recommended amount of daily physical activity, according to new research by Leeds Beckett University.
PsyCen Seminar- Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Speaker Daniel Aherne, Director at Adjust
Yorkshire Sculpture International-INSIDE/OUT: Tamar Harpaz
Tamar Harpaz will be talking about her work as part of this series brought to you in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture International, aiming to celebrate sculpture in all its forms.
Architecture Open Lecture Series: You, Me and the Comachines with ON/OFF
Member of design collective ON/OFF, Nick Green will present recent projects from the group and introduce their latest explorations with ‘Comachines’. These range from DIY devices to larger scale mobile installations and work as collaborative tools to engender new, temporary relationships with the cities we live in. The talk will explore authorship and use and will consider the potential for an architecture of immediacy.
The Matthew Caygill Lecture 2019
We are excited to announce that Mary Eagleton will be delivering the 2019 Matthew Caygill lecture on ‘Clever Girls and the Literature of Women's Upward Mobility’.
Architecture Open Lecture Series: Enduring Form with Harikleia Karamali
From academia to practice, this talk will explore the theme of form making and form meaning in the design process. The architectural project can operate as an authorial act to reappraise the familiar form. Process will be examined as a design tool to defamiliarize from the common form, to re-write its meaning and to design relationships within dense contexts.
The Shape of Things That Came? Social Science and the Social World
Professor Jamie Morgan explores profound issues in terms of the role of social science in both accounting for continuity and change and in contributing to how the future follows from the past.