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Expert opinions cover Brexit, football hooliganism and the aging process

Expert opinions cover Brexit, football hooliganism and the aging process

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2016 11:25 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 16 - 22

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Academics and Leicester sports coaches team up in ERASMUS research project on ethics code for grassroots sport across Europe

Academics and Leicester sports coaches team up in ERASMUS research project on ethics code for grassroots sport across Europe

Posted by ap507 at Jun 14, 2016 11:16 AM |

Experts involved in development of ethics app for grassroots sports clubs

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Expert opinions cover  Irish aspects in Brexit, Muhammad Ali's legacy, media portrayal of WAGS and conspiracy theories

Expert opinions cover Irish aspects in Brexit, Muhammad Ali's legacy, media portrayal of WAGS and conspiracy theories

Posted by ap507 at Jun 07, 2016 01:20 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 3 - 8 June

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How Muhammad Ali changed the way we see sport

How Muhammad Ali changed the way we see sport

Posted by ap507 at Jun 06, 2016 04:42 PM |

John Williams from the Department of Sociology discusses the legacy left behind by the boxing heavyweight

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Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

Could LCFC's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

Posted by ap507 at May 13, 2016 10:15 AM |

Sociologist John Williams says Premier League glory may help diverse communities to better connect in Britain’s most multicultural city

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The Bulletin - Leicester researching how to reduce heart disease risk

The Bulletin - Leicester researching how to reduce heart disease risk

Posted by ngi2 at May 04, 2016 12:00 PM |

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

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Expert opinions cover Premier League success, management tactics and cultures uniting across the city

Expert opinions cover Premier League success, management tactics and cultures uniting across the city

Posted by ap507 at May 03, 2016 04:55 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 28 April - 4 May

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Academics celebrate Leicester's Premier League victory

Academics celebrate Leicester's Premier League victory

Posted by ap507 at May 03, 2016 10:10 AM |

Researchers delve into the significance of LCFC's victory, why they have been performing so well this season and how our University has been 'Backing the Blues' throughout

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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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Highlights

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our former colleague, Dr Mark Pluciennik, who passed away after a long illness on Saturday, 7th May. If you would like to leave a message of condolence and support, please visit the memorial page linked below. Memorial service arrangements can be found on the University's notices.

Memorial Page | Bereavement Notice

 

*The latest edition of the School Bulletin (issue 38) is now available.*

The AHRC Research Network ‘Big Data on the Roman Table’ is holding its second workshop, 6th-7th July 2016

The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities is pleased to offer eight International Postgraduate Research (PGR) Excellence Scholarships to the value of £15,000 for September 2016 entry.

School of Archaeology and Ancient History awarded a 95% Overall Satisfaction rate by final year students in the 2015 National Student Survey.

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.

Work on Richard III wins European Excellence Award 2013; Times Higher Education Research Project of the Year; Current 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

School’s Research Seminars

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