August

Expert comment: ‘Pope Francis’s appeal for Poland to welcome refugees may remain unanswered’

Dr Simona Guerra from the University of Leicester discusses Polish attitudes towards the European migrant crisis and Pope Francis's views being 'at odds' with the government

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Veins on Mars were formed by evaporating ancient lakes

The Open University and University of Leicester publish study determining the fluids once present in Martian Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater

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Expert reaction to study looking at air pollution and survival in people with lung cancer

Professor Michael Peake discusses new research suggesting pollution may shorten lung cancer patients' lives in Science Media Centre expert comment

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New study examines issues relating to gender and trade

Researcher from University of Leicester examines impact of Directive that applies the principle of non-discrimination on grounds of sex to the use and supply of goods and services

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Curiosity has disproved ‘old idea of Mars as a simple basaltic planet’

University of Leicester space scientist looks back at Mars Science Laboratory’s four fruitful years on Mars

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Leicester's Hospitals launching cancer tissue genomic testing for patients with renal cancer

Leicester's Hospitals have announced plans to test all of the genes in patients with one of eight types of cancer, starting with renal cancer patients in Leicester. The aim of this government funded project is to move the treatment of human disease from a 'one size fits all' approach to one of tailoring the treatment to the individual patient.

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Expert comment: Has the Olympic Games caught up with the modern world?

John Williams from the University of Leicester discusses how the Olympics still has a way to go before all athletes are treated equally

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Expert comment: Banning of ‘burquinis’ is a step towards depriving Muslim women of equal citizenship

Dr Saeeda Shah from the University of Leicester highlights how traditional dress signifies empowerment and equality to Muslim women and mentions their participation in the Rio Olympics

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Media note: Anthropocene Working Group (AWG)

The Working Group on the 'Anthropocene' (AWG), which includes University of Leicester geologists, will provide its summary of evidence and its provisional recommendations on a potential new geological time interval at the 35th International Geological Congress in South Africa between 27 August - 4 September

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Gender relations in bars and nightclubs explored in new exhibition

Artwork by University of Leicester researchers featured in new exhibition as part of Liverpool Biennial art festival

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Joe Orton’s Loot: 50 Years On

Joe Orton's celebrated and controversial play Loot explored by his friends, family and fans 50 years after its London premiere

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How segregationists sold their message on US television

Midlands3Cities PhD research into white resistance to the civil rights movement provides insights into the rise of white nationalism today

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Injured soldiers work with University students in unique archaeological project

UK Forces personnel, who have been injured mentally or physically on operations or in other circumstances, join university students and staff at ancient Roman harbour

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