March

‘Superhero vision’ technology measures European lake’s water quality from space

New research by a team from the University of Leicester, the Hungarian Academy of Science and others shows how water quality can be checked from satellite images

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The Myths of Richard III and Dracula

Academic expert to examine the creation of literary monsters at University of Leicester events

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A passage from India: Migrants' tales lead to unique international project

South Asian Histories and Cultures to be explored in a British Council sponsored event at the University of Leicester

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Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in the UK

University of Leicester to host event on Friday 6 March ahead of International Women’s Day 2015

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Space technology investigates large-scale changes to Africa’s climate

University of Leicester researchers map climate and human impacts on Africa’s land resources using satellite mapping technology

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Key figures in discovery of King Richard III to speak at day of celebration

Public open day on Saturday 21 March will feature talks by archaeologists and scientists who found and identified remains

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Millions of modern men found to be descendants of 11 Asian dynastic leaders

University of Leicester researchers discover that many modern men have genetic links to ancient figures such as Genghis Khan

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Food in the name of equality

University of Leicester Catering outlets to mark International Women’s Day

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What do we really know about King Richard III?

Factual and fictional portrayals of the last Plantagenet King explored at public open day on Saturday 21 March

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International pension and investment expert to speak at University of Leicester

Former Australian Government Actuary Donald Duval to speak on economic issues during Worshipful Company of Actuaries lecture on Wednesday 18 March

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Adrian Mole material exhibited for the first time with new musical adaptation

Exhibition by University of Leicester’s Special Collections accompanies Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ The Musical at the Curve

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Change Gear for the all clear

University of Leicester students are raising funds for Hope Against Cancer by recreating a 423 mile journey to Marie Curie’s burial site

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University of Leicester: King Richard III media operational note

Media opportunities from the University that discovered and identified the mortal remains of King Richard III

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The Power of Volunteering

University of Leicester student volunteers impact on the local community

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Richard III-era Bible to mark reinterment ceremony

500-year-old Bible from University of Leicester Special Collections forms part of Service of Compline at Leicester Cathedral

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Conference explores immigration’s deep and complex history

Universities of Leicester and York involved in study of historical treatment of foreigners –including in the era of King Richard III

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Premier International meeting in radiology and imaging to be hosted in Leicester 2015

University of Leicester to host a joint meeting of the two principal professional societies dedicated to the use of radiology in forensic and autopsy practice in May 2015

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester to visit heart disease research centre

‘We hope to demonstrate how we created the Centre through engagement with our local community and their tremendous philanthropic support’ - Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, University of Leicester

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Family and foes reunited: Historic reception hosted by University of Leicester brings together people connected by a bloody history

Descendants from the Battle of Bosworth – where King Richard III was killed – are brought together for the first time ahead of the reinterment by research from the University of Leicester

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Dame Carol Ann Duffy writes for Richard lll

Poem written by Poet Laureate will be read by actor Benedict Cumberbatch at service of reinterment

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Code of a Killer

Code of a Killer

Two of the UK's most renowned actors, David Threlfall and John Simm, join forces in new ITV drama Code of a Killer, produced by World Productions.

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Citizen tweeters: how Twitter users can work together to defuse social tensions

University of Leicester researcher co-authors report on how social media can help keep the peace during contentious times

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