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University investment in research talent at the cutting edge of science

University investment in research talent at the cutting edge of science

Posted by pt91 at Mar 23, 2017 01:38 PM |

New research studentships for the College of Science and Engineering in exciting and emerging subject areas announced

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The Anthropocene: Leicester scientists respond to criticisms of new geological epoch

The Anthropocene: Leicester scientists respond to criticisms of new geological epoch

Posted by ap507 at Mar 23, 2017 09:55 AM |

‘Irreversible’ changes to the Earth provide striking evidence of new epoch, University of Leicester experts suggest

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Unique ‘exceptionally preserved’ fossil named in honour of Sir David Attenborough

Unique ‘exceptionally preserved’ fossil named in honour of Sir David Attenborough

Posted by er134 at Mar 22, 2017 12:05 AM |

Ancient relative of the lobsters and crabs complete with soft-parts is new to science

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Funded PhD Studentships available for October 2017 entry

Funded PhD Studentships available for October 2017 entry

Posted by lcb14 at Mar 15, 2017 10:40 AM |

The College of Science and Engineering has announced 16 studentships available for October 2017 entry

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Documentary to explore profound effects of plastic on ecosystems and human health

Documentary to explore profound effects of plastic on ecosystems and human health

Posted by ap507 at Mar 15, 2017 09:50 AM |

Free public screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean’ to take place at our University on Monday 20 March

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"A Plastic Ocean" screening 20 March 5.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Bennett Building

"A Plastic Ocean" screening 20 March 5.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Bennett Building

Posted by lcb14 at Mar 14, 2017 10:40 AM |

Single use disposable items are found in some of the world’s most remote environments, but what hazard do they pose to animals and human alike? This is the question posed by the makers of A Plastic Ocean, who employ a range of scientific experts and enthusiasts to determine how our consumption habits affect our health and the world around us.

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