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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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  • 28/02/19

    The team really enjoyed the visit, and got so much out of it!

    Members of the Leeds University Business School communications team visited Opera North on 27 February for a backstage tour and to meet Opera North’s Head of Marketing Emily Simpson and Head of Communications Julia O’Sullivan. In addition to learning about…

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  • 18/02/19

    Inaugural DARE Prize performance

    Samuel Hertz, recipient of the first DARE Art Prize, performed his new compositions in the Howard Assembly Room on 29 January. His first piece, What must have been a painted landscape was performed by members of the Orchestra of Opera North. “This project opened…

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