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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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April Fools: No, we are not changing our name

April Fools: No, we are not changing our name

Posted by ap507 at Apr 01, 2015 03:40 PM |

Just to be clear, the University of Leicester has no plans to change its name to ‘King Richard University’ – or anything else.

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Talking points: a range of topics tackled by academics 1-6 April

Talking points: a range of topics tackled by academics 1-6 April

Posted by ap507 at Apr 01, 2015 03:25 PM |

The latest opinion pieces from Leicester experts cover recent research by NSPCC Childline into a 'porn phenomenon' and how we may all be related to Richard III to varying degrees

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits research centre for heart disease

HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits research centre for heart disease

Posted by ap507 at Apr 01, 2015 11:50 AM |

Photographs now available from visit on 26 March

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ITV drama set at the University to air over Easter

ITV drama set at the University to air over Easter

Posted by ap507 at Mar 31, 2015 02:10 PM |

First episode of Code of a Killer will be screened on Easter Monday (6 April) between 9 - 10.30pm

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‘Hidden Stories’ book launch celebrates Leicester’s and Glossop’s De-industrial Past

‘Hidden Stories’ book launch celebrates Leicester’s and Glossop’s De-industrial Past

Posted by ap507 at Mar 31, 2015 12:25 PM |

Dr Ming Lim involved in new project

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