April

Amateur photographers challenged to capture a picture of health

Competition by local universities and hospitals encourages people to think about science in the community

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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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Pyramid of Geezers: the model for a perfect human pyramid

Physics students from the University of Leicester calculate the best combination of people needed to achieve maximum height in a human pyramid includes men, women and children

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Salters’ Festival of Chemistry at the University of Leicester

The annual science festival in partnership with The Royal Society of Chemistry returns to Leicester on Thursday 23 April 2015

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Peeling back the hidden layers of the universe

University of Leicester public lecture to celebrate International Year of Light on 23 April

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Acclaimed writers to speak at Leicester for Evelyn Waugh conference

University of Leicester conference for the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project between 24-26 April will include talks by authors Selina Hastings, William Boyd and Paula Byrne

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How much of the Amazon rainforest would it take to print the Internet?

University of Leicester students calculate that the non-explicit Internet could be printed with less than 1 per cent of the rainforest’s trees

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Leicester biologist nominated for national teaching award

Dr Alan Cann among shortlist for Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award

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Hate crime film recognised with two prestigious awards

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

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Prizes and publication for new fiction writers

University of Leicester writing competition returns – this year with free writing classes

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