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Contraflow cycling does not increase crash rate

Allowing cycling in both directions on one-way streets does not pose a safety risk and should be made mandatory in all but exceptional cases, according to a new study by Leeds researchers

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Climate Futures: Science, Society, and Politics MSc

This course will provide you with a holistic understanding of the climate crisis, delivering the scientific, social and political approaches you’ll need to respond creatively and effectively to the challenges of a changing climate

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Faculty of Environment

We bring together expert knowledge to address the major challenges facing society today, with expertise across a wide range of disciplines and staff who deliver outstanding student education and research within our schools.

Be part of a prestigious, research-intensive Russell Group university. Here you'll gain skills that will be invaluable to you, personally and professionally.

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Scientists lucky enough to be in the “right place at the right time”…

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Leading researchers, including University of Leeds academics, want to see a…

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