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This is the official blog of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester. You will find here news about the School, events we organise and other interesting pieces of information on archaeology and history. Watch this space!
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Learn about cutting-edge advances in crime solving and forensic science

Learn about cutting-edge advances in crime solving and forensic science

Posted by ap507 at Mar 18, 2015 10:57 AM |

University and FutureLearn to offer new free MOOC on changing nature of criminal justice system

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English Language Teaching Unit celebrates international research students

English Language Teaching Unit celebrates international research students

Posted by pt91 at Feb 25, 2015 03:27 PM |

Outstanding presentations from international students celebrated at Research Festival

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Leading human rights activist to speak on civil liberty and democratic freedom

Leading human rights activist to speak on civil liberty and democratic freedom

Posted by ap507 at Feb 09, 2015 12:36 PM |

Shami Chakrabarti CBE to speak as part of Scarman Lecture series on Wednesday 11 February

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Criminologists awarded new grant to tackle homophobic, transphobic and biphobic hate crime

Criminologists awarded new grant to tackle homophobic, transphobic and biphobic hate crime

Posted by ap507 at Jan 09, 2015 11:56 AM |

Grant Capture Success from the Equality and Human Rights Commission for the Leicester Centre for Hate Studies

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€2.9 million project provides platform for PhD students to pursue innovative research

€2.9 million project provides platform for PhD students to pursue innovative research

Posted by ap507 at Nov 18, 2014 11:40 AM |

Launch of INTREPID Forensics at annual Forensic Sciences Conference

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Leicester claims victory at top television awards ceremony

Leicester claims victory at top television awards ceremony

Posted by er134 at Oct 31, 2014 01:15 PM |

'The Harms of Hate' film wins Royal Television Award ahead of leading broadcasters

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Everyday objects seen through a fresh pair of eyes

Everyday objects seen through a fresh pair of eyes

Posted by ap507 at Oct 30, 2014 12:18 PM |

University mini public lecture series to challenge perceptions of household objects

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'Exciting' progress in Blazing Car Murder investigation

'Exciting' progress in Blazing Car Murder investigation

Posted by er134 at Oct 20, 2014 12:50 PM |

DNA samples from nine families taken for analysis

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Goldfinger: the ‘magic’ marker pen that picks up hidden fingerprints

Goldfinger: the ‘magic’ marker pen that picks up hidden fingerprints

Posted by ap507 at Oct 06, 2014 05:03 PM |

New fingerprint technologies developed by Dr John Bond to be demonstrated on Wednesday 8 October

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University welcomes new President and Vice-Chancellor

University welcomes new President and Vice-Chancellor

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2014 08:00 PM |

Professor Paul Boyle gives video interview upon taking office

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Lecture series to shed light on child protection, prison reform and miscarriages of justice

Lecture series to shed light on child protection, prison reform and miscarriages of justice

Posted by ap507 at Sep 29, 2014 01:30 PM |

High profile guest speakers at Scarman Lecture series

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'Devastating' number of hate crimes committed by people close to home

'Devastating' number of hate crimes committed by people close to home

Posted by ap507 at Sep 22, 2014 09:30 AM |

Study discovers that many perpetrators of hate crimes are in trustworthy positions to victims, such as friends, colleagues and carers

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Widest-ranging hate crime study in history releases findings

Widest-ranging hate crime study in history releases findings

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

Two-year Leicester Hate Crime Project reveals that acts of hate are an everyday and often unreported reality for thousands of people

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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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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

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