News and events
Free public lecture from Penny Young, Chief Executive of NatCen Social Research, will explain how the group’s British Social Attitudes survey helps chart sensitive issues among the British public
The BBC's 3rd Degree programme will be broadcast on Radio 4 on Monday 15th and Saturday 20th April
University of Leicester sociologist to highlight children’s own mixed reactions to controversial clothing styles in a seminar on Wednesday 20 March 2013
University of Leicester to host Postgraduate Open Evening on Tuesday 19th March
Religious conversion and race-based perceptions in crime to be explored at University of Leicester lectures
Doctoral graduates from the Department of Sociology and Criminology to give Inaugural lectures on 6 March
New University of Leicester project examines the familiar from a new perspective
University of Leicester academic comments on Netmums report on BBC Radio Leicester
University of Leicester event on 7 November will produce a ‘Youth Manifesto’ for a successful multicultural city
World-renowned sociologist will speak about the formidable challenges posed by global warming in an already fully booked lecture
UN’s first day for awareness of girls’ issues on 11 October
Sociologist John Williams, Liverpool FC's official 'biographer', shares memories of fateful day.
Study examines media’s impact on communities during the riots
News outlets need to be held to account for their coverage of the English riots, a report by a Leicester sociologist has argued.
Vikki Orvice, reporter and patient governor; and Lucy Watson, student who works with children with special needs.
Sociologist and soccer player on their way over here from the United States.
The campus may have been quiet over the Easter break but there was still plenty of activity here at Leicester.
A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media.
In a week packed with news stories, we saw students battle at Bosworth and host a dating game show for charity; academics spoke on surnames and social media; and we welcomed our new glassblower to the campus.
As Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival comes to a close, Leicester research explores why racist jokes aren’t a laughing matter
Free public lecture by Professor Ellen Annandale examines problems with gender-specific health cultures