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Astronomers discover system of seven Earth-sized planets just 40 light-years away
Leicester scientists involved in discovery of new planets in TRAPPIST-1 solar system
Research suggests controversial test could be leading to unnecessary open heart operations
Leicester researcher leads aortic stenosis study
Prestigious Fellowship awarded to Leicester Mathematician
Dr Sibylle Schroll wins £1 million EPSRC grant to conduct innovative research into wild algebras

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New appointments round-up

New appointments round-up

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 03:19 PM |

Some fresh new faces have joined the staff of our Department of Physics and Astronomy, School of English and Research Support Office.

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Refurbished receptions

Refurbished receptions

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 02:27 PM |

First impressions count, so refurbishments to the foyers of some of the buildings in our College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology are very welcome.

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Alec Jeffreys wins this year's Edinburgh Medal

Alec Jeffreys wins this year's Edinburgh Medal

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 01:25 PM |

Congratulations to our own Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys who has been named as the recipient of this year’s Edinburgh Medal, awarded to those people in science and technology “who have made a significant contribution to the understanding and well-being of humanity.”

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19th century literary celebrity culture explored

19th century literary celebrity culture explored

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 01:17 PM |

The School of English presents a ‘Midlands Romantic Seminar’ on Thursday 11 March, an opportunity – open to all – to hear about the later lives of three famous 19th century writers and how they were documented by contemporary biographers.

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New book on representations of disability within museums

New book on representations of disability within museums

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 05, 2010 11:24 AM |

Two academics from our School of Museum Studies have edited a new book which provides “the first ever comprehensive analysis and exploration of disability-related narratives in museums and galleries.”

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