May

Heritage destruction in conflict zones provides archaeological opportunities

Researchers say it is possible to obtain a great deal of original and important information from sites that have suffered badly through conflict

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New film footage provides insight into life of a professional dancer

University of Leicester academic currently appearing in ‘A Little Chaos’ discusses experiences of working as a dancer in video interview

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New Seat of Learning tribute to Doctor of Music

Engelbert Humperdinck recognised by fan base with gift to University of Leicester Library

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“We Are HeForShe”: University of Leicester selected among 10 world universities to Take Action for Gender Equality

University of Leicester joins UN Women and universities around the world as an IMPACT Champion of the IMPACT 10X10X10 programme and the HeForShe Movement for Gender Equality

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Holocaust awareness event pays tribute to Leicester soldiers who liberated Belsen in 1945

University of Leicester free public lecture to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War to take place on 13 May

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‘A (Dis)United Kingdom’?

University of Leicester politics experts to hold public ‘Question Time’ discussion on 14 May on the future of British politics following the 2015 General Election

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Space technology identifies vulnerable regions in West Africa

University of Leicester researchers in collaboration with NASA use satellites to map land degradation in Sub-Saharan West Africa

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A new chapter in Earth history

Can nuclear weapons fallout mark the beginning of the Anthropocene Epoch?

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Gnome-Man’s Land: the fashionable hermit in the garden

Professor Gordon Campbell from the University of Leicester to give free public Botanic Garden Lecture 2015 on Thursday 14 May

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Geneticists clock genetic differences between 'larks' and 'owls'

New study from University of Leicester uncovers clues for ‘morningness’ and ‘eveningness’

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Most European men descend from a handful of Bronze Age forefathers

University of Leicester researchers discover a European male-specific population explosion that occurred between 2000 and 4000 years ago

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New species of ancient intruder discovered in England

425-million-year-old fossil is the first parasite of its kind to be found intact with its host

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Epilepsy Research UK awards research grant to Dr Vincenzo Marra of the University of Leicester

Epilepsy Research UK announces 9 new research grants for 2015, to advance our understanding of epilepsy – including University of Leicester project investigating epilepsies caused by trauma

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From worker to queen at the drop of a gene

University of Leicester researchers discover the genes that cause the buff-tailed bumblebee to develop into a male, worker or queen

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Europe’s leading space business competitions team up at University of Leicester

Contests give access to cash prizes and professional business support for students, entrepreneurs and businesses with great ideas using satellite technology

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Rubbers, roughness and reproduction

University of Leicester researchers discover the importance of using the right rubber for the job

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Research into children’s maths difficulties wins top award

University of Leicester study into prematurely born children’s learning difficulties wins British Psychological Society Neil O’Connor Award

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Largest UK study on child health to come to Leicester

Life Study, a unique research study designed to understand and improve the lives of UK children and their families, has announced its partnership with Leicester’s Hospitals which will host the second Life Study Centre

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