November

Academic suggests plastic surgery has led to the objectification of breasts

Academic suggests plastic surgery has led to the objectification of breasts

Dr Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor suggests that breasts are increasingly becoming a commodity in free public lecture on 4 November

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Take a tour of the Solar System on campus

Take a tour of the Solar System on campus

Students use 3D models across the campus to represent planets in the Solar System

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Knitted poppy display to remember WW1 soldiers

Knitted poppy display to remember WW1 soldiers

Deadline for knitted poppies to be placed at University entrance is Thursday 6 November

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Award for King Richard III Visitor Centre

Award for King Richard III Visitor Centre

Dr Richard Buckley accepts British Guild of Travel Writers’ award

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Cancer expert to discuss treatment revolutions at public lecture

Cancer expert to discuss treatment revolutions at public lecture

Professor Richard Bayliss to deliver Frank May Prize Lecture at University of Leicester on Monday 10 November

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Are UK classrooms outdated?

Are UK classrooms outdated?

Study finds one in three teachers actively avoids using social media

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Use the force: training new warriors in fight against fraud

Use the force: training new warriors in fight against fraud

Academic team sheds new light on unseen fraud and corruption in the ‘dark side’ of the commercial world

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A spaceman came travelling...to Leicester

A spaceman came travelling...to Leicester

NASA astronaut to give public lecture at University on Tuesday 11 November

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10,000 prickly customers invade New Walk Museum

10,000 prickly customers invade New Walk Museum

Thousands of salt-dough hedgehogs to help children learn to count as part of University-run schools project at New Walk Museum

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(Not so) friendly neighbourhood superheroes

(Not so) friendly neighbourhood superheroes

Physics students calculate that being saved by The Flash could cause more damage to civilians than the bad guys would based on real-world physics

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Employee involvement had beneficial effects on how workplaces fared in the recession

Employee involvement had beneficial effects on how workplaces fared in the recession

Study findings to be presented on 12 November reveal that managements who involve their employees helped their organisation perform better in the recession

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£1 million to support community science

£1 million to support community science

Professor Martin Barstow promotes scheme to raise interest in physics and astronomy

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Embrace Arts shortlisted for accessibility award

Embrace Arts shortlisted for accessibility award

Two nominations for University of Leicester in Excellence in Tourism Awards

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Study shows fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods fuel diabetes and obesity epidemic

Study shows fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods fuel diabetes and obesity epidemic

New study led by University reveals that there is twice the number of fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods with high density non-white ethnic minority groups and in socially deprived areas

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Could popular sci-fi aliens actually exist?

Could popular sci-fi aliens actually exist?

Dr Lewis Dartnell from the Department of Physics and Astronomy discusses the science behind alien life as seen through Dr Who and Star Wars

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

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

From reasons why body image needs regulation to how Catalonia’s independence vote has the power to prompt change, Leicester academics give their thoughts on topical news

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

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

From long working hours to issues concerning how stateless people can struggle to find a place to call home, Leicester experts give their thoughts on topical news

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Expert Opinion: The Philae comet landing mission

Expert Opinion: The Philae comet landing mission

University space experts comment on the successful Philae comet landing mission and what it means for the future of space research

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University to welcome leading broadcaster and Victorian expert

University to welcome leading broadcaster and Victorian expert

BBC presenter Matthew Sweet to give annual lecture for Victorian Studies Centre on 19 November

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Professor Stephen Wood leads Acas report on disputes procedures

Professor Stephen Wood leads Acas report on disputes procedures

Report based on analysis of two government surveys, the Workplace Employment Relations Surveys of 2004 and 2011

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Geographer highlights postcode lottery over diabetes and obesity risk

Geographer highlights postcode lottery over diabetes and obesity risk

Professor to describe uses of Geographical Information Systems in free public lecture on 2 December at University of Leicester

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First World War comic collection to retell forgotten story of women’s hospitals

First World War comic collection to retell forgotten story of women’s hospitals

New anthology to mark centenary includes story by University librarian, the book signing for which will be taking place on 2 December

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Celebrating a decade of discoveries with NASA’s Swift satellite

Celebrating a decade of discoveries with NASA’s Swift satellite

Team at UK Swift Science Data Centre, based at the University, pays homage to unique space telescope

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Departments join forces to target oil and gas industry

Departments join forces to target oil and gas industry

University positions itself as a major research partner to businesses in the petroleum, gas and unconventional fuels industry, including shale gas

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The Strawbs frontman returns to Leicester for homecoming gig

The Strawbs frontman returns to Leicester for homecoming gig

Leicester alumnus Dave Cousins to play one-off acoustic set at the University of Leicester on Thursday 27 November

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Student group to push for critical management action

Student group to push for critical management action

School of Management students form group to inspire responsible management education

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Students showcase Richard III at Shakespeare’s birthplace

Students showcase Richard III at Shakespeare’s birthplace

Leicester University Theatre performers to perform extracts from Richard III at the RSC on Sunday 7 December

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Memorandum of Understanding signed between Universities of Leicester and Kyoto, Japan

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Universities of Leicester and Kyoto, Japan

Memorandum to encourage collaboration between Leicester's Department of Geography and Kyoto's Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies

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University of Leicester part of scheme to enhance cultural training for medical students

University of Leicester part of scheme to enhance cultural training for medical students

Members of a Europe-wide initiative aiming to improve the cultural competence of medical students are to converge on the University campus in December

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

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

From issues surrounding the banning of the burqa in public places to reasons why student working groups for positive management practices are important, Leicester academics give their thoughts on topical news

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National IT awards praise scoring system prioritising sick children

National IT awards praise scoring system prioritising sick children

A recently established collaboration between IBM and University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust, has led to the electronic version of the Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS) to be praised at a recent health awards

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