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  • 17/07/19

    The goal is to remove barriers so people can decide for themselves…

    … and you can’t underestimate the value of a good cup of tea! Blaire White, Pettman DARE Fellow 2018/19, has just left Leeds to complete her Fellowship at New Zealand Opera in Auckland. Just like that, my time at Opera North…

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  • 26/06/19

    “One aspect that has really stood out is the diversity required from everyone.”

    Dr Anne-Marie Czajkowski, Research Assistant to the DARE Academic in residence Prof. Karen Burland-Clark, gives us an update on what she’s been up to in recent weeks. “We’ve had a great time observing rehearsals at Opera North and meeting some of the…

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  • 22/05/19

    Leeds and Vietnam connect through DARE

    Always delighted to talk about DARE, partnership manager Lesley Patrick enjoyed meeting a delegation from Vietnam’s Hanoi University of Science and Technology, and Hoa Sen University, on 20 May.  They were visiting Leeds as part of their British Council funded Higher Education Partnership with the School…

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  • 26/04/19

    ‘The only way to go is full-steam ahead!’

    Pettman DARE Fellow Hannah Greenwood updates us on how she’s juggling her exciting new Community Sing  project with university study, conferences and lots of networking. “Since my last blog about the first Community Sing event I organised with In Harmony…

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  • 12/04/19

    Pettman DARE Fellowship open for applications

    This Fellowship in Music Education Project Management provides early career professionals in music engagement with a year of applied research in the Education department at Opera North and at the University of Leeds, before progressing to the next stage in…

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  • 13/03/19

    DARE Art Prize winner Anna Ridler on Learning the Brain

    Six months into her year as DARE Art Prize Winner 2018-19, we catch up with Anna Ridler as she explores the meeting points between art and science. Read her blog here.      

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