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Hate crime film up for Royal Television Society Award

Hate crime film up for Royal Television Society Award

Posted by er134 at Aug 29, 2014 11:19 AM |

'The Harms of Hate' also selected to be screened at film festival in November

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New Blazing Car Murder investigation leads

New Blazing Car Murder investigation leads

Posted by er134 at Aug 04, 2014 01:40 PM |

Dr John Bond reveals the team investigating 1930's cold case have 'two good prospects'

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Academic Opinion: Why the surprise over Rolf is part of the problem

Academic Opinion: Why the surprise over Rolf is part of the problem

Posted by sb661 at Jul 14, 2014 03:35 PM |

Dr Clare Gunby talks about the culmination of the Rolf Harris trial

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Study investigates hate and prejudice towards Muslim women

Study investigates hate and prejudice towards Muslim women

Posted by ap507 at Jul 03, 2014 09:10 AM |

New study uncovers empirical evidence of crimes against veiled Muslim women – some of whom are afraid to leave their homes because of the way they dress

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Secrets of the hidden world of drug trafficking unveiled

Secrets of the hidden world of drug trafficking unveiled

Posted by ap507 at Jul 01, 2014 11:39 AM |

Dr Jennifer Fleetwood explores motivations of women working as drug mules

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Festival of Postgraduate Research 2014 - Winners Announced

Festival of Postgraduate Research 2014 - Winners Announced

Posted by ap507 at Jun 27, 2014 04:30 PM |

Winners of tenth postgraduate research festival announced

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Leicester 3 Minute Thesis Competition 2014 - Winners Announced

Leicester 3 Minute Thesis Competition 2014 - Winners Announced

Posted by ap507 at Jun 25, 2014 12:06 PM |

First prize awarded to Omolara Okunuga from the Department of Chemistry

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Criminologist to advise summit on sexual violence

Criminologist to advise summit on sexual violence

Posted by er134 at Jun 03, 2014 12:44 PM |

Dr Lisa Smith invited to conference co-chaired by Angelina Jolie

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New fingerprinting technologies to help in fight against theft and fraud

New fingerprinting technologies to help in fight against theft and fraud

Posted by ap507 at May 29, 2014 12:19 PM |

New crime-fighting inventions presented at Forensics Europe Expo

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Silver medal win for sports scholar

Silver medal win for sports scholar

Posted by ap507 at May 08, 2014 02:50 PM |

Hurdler takes silver at BUCS outdoor athletics finals

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University of Leicester academics to speak in Parliament

University of Leicester academics to speak in Parliament

Posted by ap507 at May 01, 2014 11:02 AM |

Leicester experts scheduled to share their expertise for the Industry and Parliament Trust

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University receives substantial EU doctoral training programme grant

University receives substantial EU doctoral training programme grant

Posted by ap507 at Apr 14, 2014 01:18 PM |

PhD students to receive large-scale funding for innovative research in the field of forensic science

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Minister backs work of University Criminologists

Minister backs work of University Criminologists

Posted by pt91 at Apr 11, 2014 04:45 PM |

Event on campus focuses on integration issues and hate crime

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Forensic experts investigating new leads in Blazing Car Murder case

Forensic experts investigating new leads in Blazing Car Murder case

Posted by pt91 at Apr 01, 2014 02:27 PM |

BBC’s One Show broadcast prompts public interest in 1930s cold case

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World of forensic science and criminal justice revealed

World of forensic science and criminal justice revealed

Posted by er134 at Mar 27, 2014 01:22 PM |

Free course explores how the police use science in criminal investigations and how it interacts with the criminal justice system

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New tool for retailers to test their loss prevention programme

New tool for retailers to test their loss prevention programme

Posted by ap507 at Mar 25, 2014 11:02 AM |

Online benchmarking tool developed by University of Leicester enables retailers to understand how their shrinkage strategy is performing

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‘Privatising Probation: The Consolidation of the Risk Agenda’

‘Privatising Probation: The Consolidation of the Risk Agenda’

Posted by ap507 at Mar 24, 2014 11:25 AM |

Left Realist criminologist delivers latest Scarman Lecture at University on Wednesday 26 March

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New video exposes the harms of hate crime

New video exposes the harms of hate crime

Posted by er134 at Feb 27, 2014 12:07 PM |

Educational film from the University of Leicester reveals damaging impact of hate and prejudice

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Trailer for 'The Harms of Hate' now live

Trailer for 'The Harms of Hate' now live

Posted by ap507 at Feb 24, 2014 01:26 PM |

'The Harms of Hate' short film to debut at the launch event for the Leicester Centre for Hate Studies on Wednesday 26 February

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Penal reform CEO to ask, “do we still need prisons?”

Penal reform CEO to ask, “do we still need prisons?”

Posted by pt91 at Feb 17, 2014 12:35 PM |

Department of Criminology’s latest Scarman Lecture will tackle this controversial topic on Wednesday 19 February

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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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