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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 20 - 26 August

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 20 - 26 August

Posted by ap507 at Aug 21, 2015 01:40 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover Amazon's work practices, adaptations of Flaubert's 'Madame Bovary', football culture and airshow safety

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Flexible degrees offered by Leicester

Flexible degrees offered by Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Jul 22, 2015 11:15 AM |

‘Pathways’ programme aims to provide the most flexible curriculum in the UK

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 11-17 June

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 11-17 June

Posted by ap507 at Jun 17, 2015 02:15 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover ancient food intolerance, how the victimisation of women is often ignored and responses to Sir Tim Hunt's comments about women in labs

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Society and Crisis: Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluations of Societal Well-Being

Society and Crisis: Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluations of Societal Well-Being

Posted by ap507 at Jun 16, 2015 09:30 AM |

British Sociological Association Regional Postgraduate Day Event took place on 4 June

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 4 - 10 June

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 4 - 10 June

Posted by ap507 at Jun 10, 2015 12:10 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover trade unions, the UK's political system and the problematic 'boob job' consultation process

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 28 May - 3 June

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 28 May - 3 June

Posted by ap507 at Jun 03, 2015 01:51 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover Sepp Blatter, game theory and Anthony Horowitz’s new Bond novel

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 14 - 27 May

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 14 - 27 May

Posted by ap507 at May 27, 2015 01:35 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover Europe's monuments, the modern European gene-pool, the destruction of World Heritage sites by IS, how Israel faces ejection from FIFA and political surprises in Poland and Spain

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Leicester reaches one million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches one million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at May 22, 2015 03:55 PM |

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

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Leicester celebrates World Book Night

Leicester celebrates World Book Night

Posted by er134 at May 06, 2015 12:15 PM |

University staff share books with local primary school

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University celebrates milestone 100 articles on The Conversation

University celebrates milestone 100 articles on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 29, 2015 12:40 PM |

Leicester academics publish 100 articles on global platform, providing expert opinion pieces in response to topical news

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From air travel getting safer to the double-standards of sex tourism...

From air travel getting safer to the double-standards of sex tourism...

Posted by ap507 at Jan 15, 2015 11:50 AM |

Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

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"We should be paying more Tax, Not Less!"

"We should be paying more Tax, Not Less!"

Posted by ap507 at Dec 03, 2014 04:50 PM |

On the day of 2014’s Autumn Statement, Richard Courtney, Lecturer in Employment Studies at the University of Leicester School of Management opposes the ideology of minimum taxation

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Symposium on Immigration tackles key issues faced by migrant workers, asylum seekers and refugees

Symposium on Immigration tackles key issues faced by migrant workers, asylum seekers and refugees

Posted by ap507 at Nov 17, 2014 01:40 PM |

Event organised by University of Leicester Department of Sociology

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Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

Posted by ap507 at Nov 12, 2014 10:55 AM |

From reasons why body image needs regulation to how Catalonia’s independence vote has the power to prompt change, Leicester academics give their thoughts on topical news

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Academic suggests plastic surgery has led to the objectification of breasts

Academic suggests plastic surgery has led to the objectification of breasts

Posted by ap507 at Nov 03, 2014 11:55 AM |

Dr Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor suggests that breasts are increasingly becoming a commodity in free public lecture on 4 November

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Everyday objects seen through a fresh pair of eyes

Everyday objects seen through a fresh pair of eyes

Posted by ap507 at Oct 30, 2014 12:18 PM |

University mini public lecture series to challenge perceptions of household objects

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University welcomes new President and Vice-Chancellor

University welcomes new President and Vice-Chancellor

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2014 08:00 PM |

Professor Paul Boyle gives video interview upon taking office

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Thought Leadership: read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Thought Leadership: read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Posted by sb661 at Sep 10, 2014 11:05 AM |

Academics and experts contribute their thoughts on UK Asian Football Championships final in Glasgow and how the word ‘medieval’ has been associated with Islamic atrocities

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Students continue to rate the University of Leicester highly

Students continue to rate the University of Leicester highly

Posted by er134 at Aug 12, 2014 09:20 AM |

Results from 2014 National Student Survey announced

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One of the twentieth century’s greatest sociologists celebrated at conference

One of the twentieth century’s greatest sociologists celebrated at conference

Posted by ap507 at Jun 19, 2014 11:45 AM |

University to host landmark conference to celebrate the life and achievements of Norbert Elias

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Highlights

queen's anniversary prize

The University will host the Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times Conference, to be held 14-15 December 2015 - now accepting abstracts

New Major/Minor Degree Pathways, available for students starting in 2016-17.

Members of our department showcase interdisciplinary research with 3D printed replica of King Richard III at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2015

Dr Neil Christie and Debbie Miles-Williams win awards at the University of Leicester Student Awards 2015.

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

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

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