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Free online course provides insights into Richard III reinterment

Free online course provides insights into Richard III reinterment

Posted by ap507 at Jan 28, 2015 12:05 PM |

University and FutureLearn launch MOOC to explore 15th century England in build up to reburial

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Leicestershire girls challenged to uncover the story behind Richard III

Leicestershire girls challenged to uncover the story behind Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Jan 16, 2015 01:00 PM |

Girlguiding Leicestershire launches new Richard III challenge badge in partnership with University of Leicester and Leicester Cathedral

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Christmas 'mega-jams' have been caused by shopping sprees for decades

Christmas 'mega-jams' have been caused by shopping sprees for decades

Posted by ap507 at Dec 22, 2014 11:05 AM |

Professor Simon Gunn discusses how the desperate scramble for presents has changed very little since the 1950s

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From Christmas busts to travelling Viking women...

From Christmas busts to travelling Viking women...

Posted by ap507 at Dec 19, 2014 12:15 PM |

Talking points: a roundup of latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts

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Leicester cited for achieving biggest scientific achievement of 2014

Leicester cited for achieving biggest scientific achievement of 2014

Posted by pt91 at Dec 18, 2014 03:10 PM |

Distinction for study that analysed Richard III's DNA and genealogy

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‘Let my people go!’

‘Let my people go!’

Posted by ap507 at Dec 17, 2014 12:11 PM |

Professor John Coffey discusses how the real story of Exodus incited social revolution

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The New History Lab

The New History Lab

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M3C Studentship Competition 2015

We are seeking expressions of interest from prospective research students in the 2015 AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership.

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The deadline for applications is Wednesday 14 January 2015
PhD Studentships

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AHRC PhD Studentships – Midlands3Cities Partnership
Application deadline: 14 January 2015
Application writing workshop: 26 November 2014