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CAMEo event to explore the super-rich in an age of Trump

CAMEo event to explore the super-rich in an age of Trump

Posted by es328 at Apr 24, 2017 09:56 AM |

Free public event on 17 May will explore the consumption of the super-rich

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Salon event to explore creativity, activism and social change at The Exchange Bar

Salon event to explore creativity, activism and social change at The Exchange Bar

Posted by es328 at Apr 21, 2017 11:15 AM |

CAMEo to host evening of discussion and networking on 27 April

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Is sport fair? Cheating in sport explored in public seminar

Is sport fair? Cheating in sport explored in public seminar

Posted by es328 at Apr 11, 2017 10:58 AM |

Panel of leading sporting figures will debate a number of issues in sport on 20 April

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Research suggests people who want to prevent immigration to the UK are less happy than those who welcome it

Research suggests people who want to prevent immigration to the UK are less happy than those who welcome it

Posted by ap507 at Apr 04, 2017 09:24 AM |

Leicester researcher presented at British Sociological Association’s annual conference

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Leicester expert provides research to House of Commons on homophobia in sport

Leicester expert provides research to House of Commons on homophobia in sport

Posted by pt91 at Mar 28, 2017 03:52 PM |

Written evidence from research into sport in Northern Ireland submitted to Culture, Media and Sport Committee

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Expert opinions cover degree building, Brexit and Gibraltar, tinnitus and the BBC

Expert opinions cover degree building, Brexit and Gibraltar, tinnitus and the BBC

Posted by ap507 at Mar 07, 2017 12:30 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 2 - 8 March

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Expert opinions cover Claudio Ranieri, Michael Gove, teaching in the 21st century and much more

Expert opinions cover Claudio Ranieri, Michael Gove, teaching in the 21st century and much more

Posted by es328 at Feb 28, 2017 02:10 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 23 February - 1 March

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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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