February

Thousands expected to sign up for free online course in forensic science at the University of Leicester

Course starting on 8 February delivered by same University which discovered DNA fingerprinting and used genetics to help identify the remains of King Richard III

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Sir David Attenborough highlights destruction of the natural world within a generation

We have planted seeds of damage for the future – but the youth of today provides hope for salvation says renowned naturalist at University of Leicester event

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How pirate booty built the Bank of England

University of Leicester researcher explores how modern management needs to learn from the pages of history – and its novels

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Graduate gender pay gap to be tackled

University of Leicester Sprint programme to advance gender equality and ‘degenderise’ career options

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Blooming success turns spring flower viewing into an annual event

Weekend viewings of first flowers of spring at University of Leicester Botanic Garden on 28 February & 6 March 2016

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Success for University of Leicester Geology Master’s graduate

Rebecca Strachan wins three international awards while studying for Master’s Degree at Leicester

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Joined at the Hip: Joggers pair up for charity ‘Love Run’

University of Leicester Students’ Union organise Victoria Park Fun Run this Valentine’s Day

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Leicester leading as a start-up capital

Leicester identified as third best city in the UK to start a business

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University of Leicester staff and students team up for Go Green Week

From a jumper sale and Zumba marathon to building bug hotels, staff and students are getting involved

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Bacterial molecules discovered in processed foods could unlock key to healthier diets

University of Leicester discovery identifies harmful bacterial molecules in processed foods and how to prevent them from arising

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University of Leicester astronomers join world-wide hunt for Einstein’s gravitational sirens

‘The first detection of gravitational waves heralds a new era of physics and astronomy’ – Professor Nial Tanvir, University of Leicester

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University of Leicester academic to appear on BBC Radio 4 to discuss celebrated American author J. D. Salinger

Dr Sarah Graham will feature in J. D. Salinger: Made in England, which airs on Thursday, February 18, at 11.30am. The show will discuss Salinger's time in Britain as well as his short story, For Esmé - with Love and Squalor. Dr Graham is a lecturer in American Literature and has written two books on Salinger.

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Discrimination in sporting world to be addressed in ‘Ethics4Sports’ project

University of Leicester DICE unit involved in project investigating international perceptions of fairness in grassroots sport

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Scottish fossils solve mystery of how life moved onto land

University of Leicester researchers involved in national project to be exhibited at the National Museum of Scotland from Friday 19 February

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Local children enjoy ‘Making Money’

Designs on display at University of Leicester Botanic Garden March 5 and 6

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Green Party leader to speak at the University of Leicester

Alumna Natalie Bennett will be keynote speaker at the University’s Careers with Politics and Sociology event on Wednesday 24 February

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University of Leicester event to explore implications of global migration

Poetry readings, talks and live saxophone music to accompany book launch event on Thursday 25 February at Attenborough Arts Centre

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Hundreds of European students expected to visit Leicester for the annual Congress of Polish Student Societies

Keynote speakers at event from 26 – 28 February include Mayoral candidate for the City of London Jan Żyliński and IBM Service UK Chief Executive Bernard Szczech

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Ancient chimpanzee ‘Adam’ lived over one million years ago, research reveals

University of Leicester researchers compare human male - and female- line genealogies with those of our closest animal relatives

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Photographic exhibition of women's involvement in space to be held at the University of Leicester

The two week display, Space Girls Space Women, will be opened by Met Office chief scientist Professor Dame Julia Slingo on International Women's Day, 8 March

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Women who feel more at risk of crime also prefer physically dominant partners, research shows

University of Leicester research suggests that women who feel more vulnerable to criminal victimisation tend to be more attracted to dominant men

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