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£23m boost for environmental science from space
NERC invests £23m in Earth observation, supporting science and innovation, big data and space technology at the University of Leicester
Inexplicable signal from the unseen universe provides tantalising clue about one of astronomy's greatest secrets – Dark Matter
Cutting-edge paper by the late Professor George Fraser and colleagues at the University of Leicester provides first potential indication of direct detection of Dark Matter – something that has been a mystery in physics for over 30 years
University of Leicester archaeologists discover bronze remains of Iron Age chariot
Team uncovers a matching set of decorated bronze parts from a 2nd or 3rd century BC Celtic chariot at Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort

 

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Academic to dance the night away in new film starring Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman

Academic to dance the night away in new film starring Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman

Posted by ap507 at Oct 17, 2014 12:35 PM |

Dr Heidi Ashton from the School of Management will feature in 'A Little Chaos' to be screened at the British Film Institute Festival from 17-19 October

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Mysterious signal sheds light on the mystery of Dark Matter

Mysterious signal sheds light on the mystery of Dark Matter

Posted by pt91 at Oct 17, 2014 11:00 AM |

Discovery could be greatest achievement of the late Director of the Space Research Centre

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New gallery receives planning permission

New gallery receives planning permission

Posted by pt91 at Oct 17, 2014 10:50 AM |

Plans for a new exhibition space for Embrace Arts have been approved

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  Leicester academic helping to create prestigious £500 million museum dedicated to the story of the Bible

Leicester academic helping to create prestigious £500 million museum dedicated to the story of the Bible

Posted by pt91 at Oct 17, 2014 09:30 AM |

Professor Gordon Campbell is a lead consultant on Museum of the Bible based in Washington DC

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Rising to the challenge to beat cancer

Rising to the challenge to beat cancer

Posted by er134 at Oct 16, 2014 03:40 PM |

Researchers involved in bake-off to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer campaign

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