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Shorter height is directly associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease
University of Leicester-led study uses genetic approach to show link between height and disease
Big data technology finds ideal river locations to generate hydro-power
Software app will revolutionise sourcing of renewable energy from rivers
Did Richard III manage to keep his scoliosis a secret up until his death in 1485?
University of Leicester academic looks at historical sources about Richard’s physique and posthumous reputation in new paper

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Hate crime film recognised with two prestigious awards

Hate crime film recognised with two prestigious awards

Posted by ac555 at Apr 24, 2015 04:45 PM |

Learning on Screen Awards praise ‘powerful production’ of ‘The Harms of Hate’

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Work to start on iconic University Engineering Building

Work to start on iconic University Engineering Building

Posted by pt91 at Apr 24, 2015 04:43 PM |

New roof and glazed facades will extend functionality of 1960s building for another 50 years

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Conference explores how death can be the beginning - not the end

Conference explores how death can be the beginning - not the end

Posted by ap507 at Apr 23, 2015 10:55 AM |

'When is Death?' international conference took place at University between 16-18 April

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Celebrating 25 years of Hubble

Celebrating 25 years of Hubble

Posted by er134 at Apr 22, 2015 03:40 PM |

University of Leicester space scientists pay homage to 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope

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Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 15 - 21 April

Talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 15 - 21 April

Posted by ap507 at Apr 22, 2015 03:32 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover climate change, how mankind could function without fossil fuels, sexology and shifts towards online music habits

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