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Expert opinions cover World Cancer Day, Brexit and Donald Trump

Expert opinions cover World Cancer Day, Brexit and Donald Trump

Posted by ap507 at Feb 06, 2017 11:40 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 1 - 8 February

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Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Jan 27, 2017 12:42 PM |

Academic opinion articles receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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Football’s past, present and future tackled via photographs at University event

Football’s past, present and future tackled via photographs at University event

Posted by es328 at Jan 25, 2017 11:31 AM |

Acclaimed author and photographer in free public event at University on Thursday 9 February

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Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Posted by ap507 at Jan 10, 2017 12:21 PM |

University of Leicester and Birmingham City University experts discuss audience expectations of media regulators

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Expert opinions cover changing culture, tackling inequality, the Casey Review and saffron, the world's most expensive spice

Expert opinions cover changing culture, tackling inequality, the Casey Review and saffron, the world's most expensive spice

Posted by ap507 at Dec 13, 2016 11:55 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 8 - 14 December

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Academics contribute to major project celebrating 80 years of British TV

Academics contribute to major project celebrating 80 years of British TV

Posted by ap507 at Nov 04, 2016 01:30 PM |

Professor Helen Wood and Dr Jilly Boyce Kay contribute expertise to BBC archive about early days of television

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Leicester research informs new Sporting Equals initiative

Leicester research informs new Sporting Equals initiative

Posted by pt91 at Oct 20, 2016 01:33 PM |

New Insights series aims to help sport providers make sport more inclusive

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Expert opinions cover overdiagnosis and the departure of Sam Allardyce as England football manager

Expert opinions cover overdiagnosis and the departure of Sam Allardyce as England football manager

Posted by ap507 at Oct 04, 2016 01:02 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 29 September - 5 October

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One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 29, 2016 01:29 PM |

Researchers across the University creating engaging content in response to topical news

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New study to explore actions of solidarity with asylum seekers and refugees

New study to explore actions of solidarity with asylum seekers and refugees

Posted by ap507 at Sep 16, 2016 11:01 AM |

Leicester leads three year ESRC-funded research project into collective action and the support of vulnerable groups

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Expert opinions cover the Olympic Games and NATO

Expert opinions cover the Olympic Games and NATO

Posted by ap507 at Aug 15, 2016 11:18 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 11 - 17 August

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Expert comment: Has the Olympic Games caught up with the modern world?

Expert comment: Has the Olympic Games caught up with the modern world?

Posted by ap507 at Aug 15, 2016 10:43 AM |

John Williams from the Department of Sociology discusses how the Olympics still has a way to go before all athletes are treated equally

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Winners of the 12th Festival of Postgraduate Research announced

Winners of the 12th Festival of Postgraduate Research announced

Posted by pt91 at Jul 12, 2016 01:34 PM |

Twelve prize-winners were felicitated at event held on 7 July

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Expert opinions cover Chilcot, Theresa May, greenhouse gases and Muslim students

Expert opinions cover Chilcot, Theresa May, greenhouse gases and Muslim students

Posted by ap507 at Jul 11, 2016 01:55 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 7 July - 13 July

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Expert opinions cover Brexit, Michael Gove, Victorian dismemberment, football and US nuclear command

Expert opinions cover Brexit, Michael Gove, Victorian dismemberment, football and US nuclear command

Posted by ap507 at Jul 06, 2016 11:25 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 30 June - 6 July

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Expert opinions cover Brexit, football hooliganism and the aging process

Expert opinions cover Brexit, football hooliganism and the aging process

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2016 11:25 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 16 - 22

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Academics and Leicester sports coaches team up in ERASMUS research project on ethics code for grassroots sport across Europe

Academics and Leicester sports coaches team up in ERASMUS research project on ethics code for grassroots sport across Europe

Posted by ap507 at Jun 14, 2016 11:16 AM |

Experts involved in development of ethics app for grassroots sports clubs

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Expert opinions cover  Irish aspects in Brexit, Muhammad Ali's legacy, media portrayal of WAGS and conspiracy theories

Expert opinions cover Irish aspects in Brexit, Muhammad Ali's legacy, media portrayal of WAGS and conspiracy theories

Posted by ap507 at Jun 07, 2016 01:20 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 3 - 8 June

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How Muhammad Ali changed the way we see sport

How Muhammad Ali changed the way we see sport

Posted by ap507 at Jun 06, 2016 04:42 PM |

John Williams from the Department of Sociology discusses the legacy left behind by the boxing heavyweight

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Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

Posted by ap507 at May 13, 2016 10:15 AM |

Sociologist John Williams says Premier League glory may help diverse communities to better connect in Britain’s most multicultural city

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