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4* campus rating awarded to our en suite accommodation

4* campus rating awarded to our en suite accommodation

Posted by er134 at Oct 09, 2013 12:50 PM |

Leicester Conferences praised for ‘very good standard’ and ‘excellent condition’ of residential services

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Vice-Chancellor declares College Court officially open for business

Vice-Chancellor declares College Court officially open for business

Posted by ap507 at Oct 01, 2013 03:30 PM |

Opening ceremony for our state-of-the-art £17.5 million Conference Centre

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Terry Wogan backs Leicester's City of Culture bid

Terry Wogan backs Leicester's City of Culture bid

Posted by uatemp13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:35 AM |

His endorsement followed latest visit to Beaumont Hall for the Annual Terry's Old Geezers or Gals Convention

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University of Leicester welcomes back Sir Terry Wogan

University of Leicester welcomes back Sir Terry Wogan

Posted by er134 at Aug 30, 2013 11:20 AM |

Annual Terry's Old Geezers or Gals convention to be held at University of Leicester for ninth time

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Rock of ages: 40-year-old student prank will get its own plaque

Rock of ages: 40-year-old student prank will get its own plaque

Posted by er134 at Aug 23, 2013 12:15 PM |

A boulder dropped in College Hall’s pond by students in the 1960s will be preserved in the new College Court redevelopment

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Four weddings and… £1 million’s worth of reservations at College Court

Four weddings and… £1 million’s worth of reservations at College Court

Posted by uatemp13 at Jul 24, 2013 09:30 AM |

University of Leicester’s new state of the art conference venue will open in October

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Leicester schoolchildren create a scene at University building project

Leicester schoolchildren create a scene at University building project

Posted by de57 at Feb 11, 2013 10:50 AM |

Mural at University of Leicester’s College Hall brings together local community

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Navigating Nubian prehistory at postgraduate conference

Navigating Nubian prehistory at postgraduate conference

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 03, 2012 03:55 PM |

Exploring the rich archaeological heritage of an area often overlooked in favour of its neighbour.

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Are you local? Neighbourhood Planning workshop on 10 September

Are you local? Neighbourhood Planning workshop on 10 September

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 03, 2012 12:05 PM |

Essential event for councillors, community groups, civic societies and anyone else whose work is affected by the Localism Act.

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Universities team up for joint nuclear conference

Universities team up for joint nuclear conference

Posted by mjs76 at Aug 30, 2012 12:10 PM |

An event discussing nuclear security next week is a collaboration between the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham.

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Mapping Faith and Place: free conference on Thursday

Mapping Faith and Place: free conference on Thursday

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 23, 2012 04:41 PM |

Discuss the history, current usage and future of Leicester’s places of worship.

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Successful financial conference rethinks banking and finance

Successful financial conference rethinks banking and finance

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 06, 2012 03:41 PM |

Anglo-Spanish collaboration addresses pressing economic problems.

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Research safety professionals meet in Leicester to research safety in research

Research safety professionals meet in Leicester to research safety in research

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 03, 2012 04:10 PM |

Institute of Safety Technology and Research hold AGM and Symposium

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The geometry of underwear: maths conference discusses ‘double pants decompositions’

The geometry of underwear: maths conference discusses ‘double pants decompositions’

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 21, 2012 02:45 PM |

We are not making this up, we are not joking. This really is what it seems.

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The monstrous feminine: writing conference looks at myth, magic and monsters

The monstrous feminine: writing conference looks at myth, magic and monsters

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 19, 2012 02:20 PM |

Contemporary writing by female authors is the subject of a postgraduate conference tomorrow.

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Urban History world tour: Leicester academics visit China and Colombia

Urban History world tour: Leicester academics visit China and Colombia

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 11, 2012 02:25 PM |

Successful conferences on opposite sides of the globe.

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Media and Communication postgrads organise research day

Media and Communication postgrads organise research day

Posted by mjs76 at May 28, 2012 02:48 PM |

New Directions in Media Research discussed on 13 June.

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XRF or XRD? Crystallographers descend on Leicester

XRF or XRD? Crystallographers descend on Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at May 22, 2012 03:59 PM |

Department of Geology plays host to two meetings this week.

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Leicester astronomy conference report published in leading journal

Leicester astronomy conference report published in leading journal

Posted by mjs76 at May 14, 2012 04:32 PM |

Looking forward to five more decades in space, and beyond.

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Dead men do tell tales: Leicester academic explains the benefits of computed tomography

Dead men do tell tales: Leicester academic explains the benefits of computed tomography

Posted by mjs76 at May 08, 2012 12:54 PM |

Forensic radiology expert invited to speak at international conference.

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Highlights

queen's anniversary prize

Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education - for the work of ULAS and the School in public archaeology and public engagement

First public open day for Operation Nightingale Award-winning collaboration with Ministry of Defence and TimeTeam

Richard III's remains to be re-interred in Leicester Cathedral

 OBE for Richard Buckley for services to archaeology, and Current Archaeology's 'Archaeologist of the Year'!

4th in the UK for archaeology - in the Guardian's University Guide

Richard III work also wins European Excellence Award 2013 Times Higher Education Research Project of the YearCurrent Archaeology research project of the year; gold in CASE Circle of Excellence Awards 2013.

 

Corpses of Criminals Project Prof. Sarah Tarlow’s Wellcome Trust funded project

Trans-Sahara project Prof. David Mattingly’s European Research Council funded project

Debating Regligious Space and Place from Constantine to Cnut (AD 306-1035) Conference 22-23 November 2014

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