News and Events
During the University Summer Reunion Open Day on 29 June 2013 the Department will be opening its doors to celebrate our 90th Anniversary with various hands-on activities/talks/tours. 11am - 6pm.
An international team of scientists, including Leicester’s Dr Sue McLaren, have recently discovered mammoth remains in a loess–palaeosol sequence in north-eastern Serbia.
On 22nd May 2013 over 30 delegates from across the UK attended a highly successful ‘Play in Times of Austerity’ Workshop, co-sponsored by the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and the Human Geography Research Fund at the University of Leicester.
Royal Geographical Society awards University of Leicester academic for her conservation research in Indonesia
The University of Leicester throws open its doors to the general public for the annual Summer Reunion
A meeting dedicated to interfaces between the various involved disciplines; also focussing on new regions where loess exploration and investigation is happening, geotechnical aspects of loess and new techniques to date and characterise loess material, and in particular aiming to look at the human/loess interface. Loess had a critical role to play in the development of human society.