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University of Leicester academics speak out following Hillsborough inquests’ verdicts

University of Leicester academics speak out following Hillsborough inquests’ verdicts

Posted by pt91 at Apr 29, 2016 05:20 PM |

Experts argue sacrifices at Hillsborough are crucial part of Premier League story

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Expert opinions cover  referees, the Anthropocene and the Hillsborough Inquests

Expert opinions cover referees, the Anthropocene and the Hillsborough Inquests

Posted by ap507 at Apr 26, 2016 04:12 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 21 - 27 April

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The Bulletin - Leicester study suggests exercise counteracts sitting time

The Bulletin - Leicester study suggests exercise counteracts sitting time

Posted by ngi2 at Apr 13, 2016 11:00 AM |

The latest news from the University of Leicester News Centre in under five minutes.

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Expert opinions cover football, the Bemba conviction and Obama's visit to Cuba

Expert opinions cover football, the Bemba conviction and Obama's visit to Cuba

Posted by ap507 at Apr 01, 2016 09:55 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 24 March - 6 April

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 The Bulletin – Leicester looks back at Richard III reinterment

The Bulletin – Leicester looks back at Richard III reinterment

Posted by ngi2 at Mar 23, 2016 09:00 AM |

Don't miss a beat with the latest five minute audio news summary from the University of Leicester News Centre

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Research to examine how children use social media to promote mental wellbeing and seek health advice

Research to examine how children use social media to promote mental wellbeing and seek health advice

Posted by ap507 at Mar 22, 2016 11:10 AM |

Researchers to identify the benefits and challenges of promoting mental health through social media

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Over 200 academics sign up as University experts

Over 200 academics sign up as University experts

Posted by ap507 at Mar 17, 2016 04:43 PM |

Researchers from a wide variety of academic disciplines have joined the University's Experts Guide, providing informed opinion in response to topical news

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Millions of people are reading opinion pieces written by Leicester researchers

Millions of people are reading opinion pieces written by Leicester researchers

Posted by ap507 at Mar 09, 2016 01:20 PM |

Almost 300 articles published on the University's Think: Leicester platform

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Can Leicester City win the Premier League?

Can Leicester City win the Premier League?

Posted by er134 at Feb 26, 2016 11:35 AM |

Experts from our School of Management and Department of Sociology comment on the Foxes' fortune this season

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Art and sociology help to reveal lives of British South Asian Women

Art and sociology help to reveal lives of British South Asian Women

Posted by ap507 at Feb 18, 2016 12:18 PM |

Sociologists to host Kajal Nisha Patel as Artist in Residence

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Expert opinions cover film stunts, football, trade unions, higher education and Beyoncé

Expert opinions cover film stunts, football, trade unions, higher education and Beyoncé

Posted by ap507 at Feb 17, 2016 10:36 AM |

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

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‘Ethics4Sports’ project to address discrimination in sporting world

‘Ethics4Sports’ project to address discrimination in sporting world

Posted by ap507 at Feb 16, 2016 12:55 PM |

DICE unit involved in project investigating international perceptions of fairness in grassroots sport

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Leicester sponsors ‘Special Recognition’ award at the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

Leicester sponsors ‘Special Recognition’ award at the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

Posted by ap507 at Feb 15, 2016 12:31 PM |

Ex-professional footballer Paul Elliot presented with award by President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle

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Successful BME women to celebrate diversity and breaking down barriers

Successful BME women to celebrate diversity and breaking down barriers

Posted by ap507 at Feb 08, 2016 01:26 PM |

Public discussion for One World Week taking place on Thursday 11 February

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Department of Sociology to host conference on social science methodology

Department of Sociology to host conference on social science methodology

Posted by pt91 at Jan 21, 2016 11:41 AM |

Major conference to take place from 11 - 16 September

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DICE and the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

DICE and the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards 2016

Posted by ap507 at Jan 19, 2016 09:30 AM |

The ceremony will take place on 6 February 2016

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 - 16 December

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 10 - 16 December

Posted by ap507 at Dec 16, 2015 01:40 PM |

The latest opinion piece from Leicester experts covers how Leicester City saved football

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New think tank on diversity and community engagement launches

New think tank on diversity and community engagement launches

Posted by ap507 at Nov 30, 2015 02:30 PM |

Lord Ouseley delivers foundation lecture for the new Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement - New video added

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Most male football fans are in favour of more involvement of women in the game, research shows

Most male football fans are in favour of more involvement of women in the game, research shows

Posted by ap507 at Oct 21, 2015 10:55 AM |

Universities of Leicester and Loughborough conduct online national survey with football fans

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‘Responsible Leadership and educating the next generation are priorities to tackle widespread prejudice in Britain'

‘Responsible Leadership and educating the next generation are priorities to tackle widespread prejudice in Britain'

Posted by ap507 at Oct 20, 2015 10:35 AM |

Lord Ouseley to deliver foundation lecture for launch of new initiative for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement on Thursday 22 October

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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 open for registration

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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