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Staff Sustainability Architect James Willmoth, Human Resources Officer in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. What was it that made you want to become a Staff Sustainability Architect? I was lucky enough to be involved with an initial meeting with the Sustainability team when they were first promoting the role...

Meet the Peregrines that sometimes frequent the Parkinson Building. Have you seen the peregrine news on our social media? Want to know more about the history of the University of LeedsĀ Peregrines? In 2018 a pair of Peregrines successfully nested and raised 3 young falcons from their lofty nesting ledge near...

Leeds Living Lab case study: Roger Stevens Cooling Pond After many months of research and planning, in the Autumn of 2018, the Roger Stevens Pond was underwent transformational developments to turn it into a promoter for biodiversity and scientific research and teaching at the University. The development is part of...

Leeds Living Lab case study: i-Tree i-Tree Leeds is a city-wide project assessing the economic value of trees and green spaces in terms of their physical and welfare benefits. One major part of the scheme was to evaluate those on the University campus as part of a Living Lab project...

Leeds Living Lab case study: Food waste, an interview with Centre for Doctoral Training Students. Food waste is a global problem, and is becoming more of an important public policy issue as each year the UK throws away Ā£13bn worth of edible food waste. This equates to an estimated 10...