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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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Academic Opinion: England and the World Cup: not a marriage made in football heaven

Academic Opinion: England and the World Cup: not a marriage made in football heaven

Posted by er134 at Jun 12, 2014 11:40 AM |

John Williams talks about the highly anticipated football World Cup finals

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Academic to judge Young Black Minority Ethnic Columnist of the Year competition

Academic to judge Young Black Minority Ethnic Columnist of the Year competition

Posted by ap507 at May 09, 2014 09:50 AM |

Dr Leah Bassel to head judging panel for citizen journalism charity contest run in association with the Guardian

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Research suggests migrating to the Mediterranean makes Britons unhappier

Research suggests migrating to the Mediterranean makes Britons unhappier

Posted by ap507 at Apr 23, 2014 11:11 AM |

Academic shares findings at national conference on Wednesday 23 April

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Hillsborough – 25 Years On

Hillsborough – 25 Years On

Posted by ap507 at Apr 16, 2014 01:55 PM |

John Williams from the Department of Sociology writes article on aftermath of Hillsborough disaster for Leicester Exchanges

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Are social concerns over ‘vaping’ greater than health dangers?

Are social concerns over ‘vaping’ greater than health dangers?

Posted by er134 at Mar 13, 2014 12:10 PM |

Leicester Professor discusses future legislation surrounding e-cigarettes

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Staff and students invited to attend Richard III business event

Staff and students invited to attend Richard III business event

Posted by ap507 at Jan 28, 2014 11:30 AM |

Professor Mark Lansdale to discuss the Psychology of Richard III and Business at Leicestershire Institute of Directors Event

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Can we live together in a diverse Britain?

Can we live together in a diverse Britain?

Posted by ap507 at Nov 13, 2013 11:10 AM |

Professor Ted Cantle to discuss 'how globalisation and diversity changes everything' on Wednesday 20 November

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Legacy of Leicester: Figurational sociology

Legacy of Leicester: Figurational sociology

Posted by er134 at Oct 25, 2013 02:55 PM |

Third podcast and Leicester Exchanges report on Legacy of Leicester campaign

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Death, life, money and revolution: Leicester academics make their voices heard on academic discussion site

Death, life, money and revolution: Leicester academics make their voices heard on academic discussion site

Posted by pt91 at Aug 01, 2013 10:55 AM |

International academic magazine features pieces by a number of Leicester academics

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Money for nothing? Migrating to wealthy countries doesn’t necessarily lead to happiness

Money for nothing? Migrating to wealthy countries doesn’t necessarily lead to happiness

Posted by pt91 at Jul 22, 2013 03:35 PM |

New research from University of Leicester reveals that most migrants don't feel any happier in their adopted country

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Honorary Graduate, 12 July 2013 3pm - Professor Stephen Ball

Honorary Graduate, 12 July 2013 3pm - Professor Stephen Ball

Posted by er134 at Jul 11, 2013 02:40 PM |

Karl Mannheim Professor of the Sociology of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London; widely published in the field of education policy analysis

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Honorary Graduate, 10 July 2013 11am - Professor Dame Olwen Hufton FBA

Honorary Graduate, 10 July 2013 11am - Professor Dame Olwen Hufton FBA

Posted by er134 at Jul 09, 2013 03:25 PM |

Pioneer of social and women’s history who praised Leicester’s Jack Simmons and Ilya Neustadt for supporting her research

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Honorary Graduate, 10 July 2013 11am - Professor Eric Dunning

Honorary Graduate, 10 July 2013 11am - Professor Eric Dunning

Posted by er134 at Jul 09, 2013 03:10 PM |

Emeritus Professor of Sociology at University of Leicester who helped pioneer sociological studies of sport and leisure

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From Romans to ‘Ring Rain’: Leicester’s Festival of Postgraduate Research returns

From Romans to ‘Ring Rain’: Leicester’s Festival of Postgraduate Research returns

Posted by er134 at Jun 19, 2013 02:40 PM |

Cutting edge research on display at the University of Leicester on 27 June 2013

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Social work, social media and the Search for life on Mars: Free lunchtime lectures at Leicester Adult Education College

Social work, social media and the Search for life on Mars: Free lunchtime lectures at Leicester Adult Education College

Posted by pt91 at Jun 06, 2013 10:52 PM |

University of Leicester post graduate students to give free public talks

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University of Leicester academic to feature in the House of Commons

University of Leicester academic to feature in the House of Commons

Posted by er134 at Jun 03, 2013 05:10 PM |

University of Leicester sociologist brings her research to the House of Commons for debate in Westminster

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Dividing the Nation: Internet study shows separations in digital usage

Dividing the Nation: Internet study shows separations in digital usage

Posted by hct16 at Jun 03, 2013 12:55 PM |

The University of Leicester leads the way in internet inequalities studies, showing how the worldwide web mirrors societal divides.

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Guest lecture on ‘Understanding the changing British psyche’

Posted by hct16 at May 03, 2013 11:15 AM |

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

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Broadcast date announced for quiz show recorded at the University of Leicester

Broadcast date announced for quiz show recorded at the University of Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Mar 25, 2013 10:37 AM |

The BBC's 3rd Degree programme will be broadcast on Radio 4 on Monday 15th and Saturday 20th April

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Highlights

queen's anniversary prize

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

First public open day for 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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