June

University of Leicester students to help ‘Bug Hotel’ initiative branch out

Replicas of insect natural habitats to be built in two new locations in Leicester by the Environmental Team and Environmental Action Society at the University of Leicester

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Exhibition on 'insanity epidemic'

University of Leicester historian curates multimedia event looking at impact of epidemic in Italy

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University of Leicester showcases new approach to fight wildlife crime through portable DNA analysis tool

The United States Agency for International Development and its partners are hosting an innovator showcase on Thursday 2 June to highlight recent winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge

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Hawk inspires Leicester walkers

A bird of prey inspired researchers from the Leicester Diabetes Centre to take part in a national drive to encourage exercise

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Project to save sole surviving population of rare wildflower

University of Leicester Botanic Garden to grow Yellow Star of Bethlehem flowers to prevent extinction in Leicestershire and Rutland

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University of Leicester to showcase novel meningitis vaccine research at ‘Discovery Day’

Open outreach event to be hosted by the University of Leicester’s Department of Genetics in partnership with the Meningitis Research Foundation on Wednesday 8 June

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University of Leicester welcomes public to its biggest reunion yet

‘The Leicester Weekend 2016’ to be fun-filled educational celebration of the institution’s recent achievements with family and friends

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Vascular surgery patients needed for kidney damage study

Leicestershire people set to undergo keyhole vascular surgery are being recruited for a new study to help find ways to prevent kidney damage which can sometimes occur afterwards

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Who’s the best-equipped superhero? Student research settles ‘superpower showdown’

University of Leicester students use scientific principles to examine the feasibility of the powers behind renowned comic book superheroes – and suggest Superman may have the greatest chance of winning in a fight

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Artist has a brush with success for Vardy portrait

University of Leicester porter Megan McMullan reveals hidden talent as she celebrates Leicester City's awe-inspiring season

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University of Leicester wins funding to boost Industry engagement

MRC Proximity to Discovery fund awards £150K to increase opportunities for collaborative interaction between academia and industry

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The curious lure of urban poverty: From ‘slumming it’ to social justice

University of Leicester researcher examines impact of ‘slum tourism’ University of Leicester researcher examines impact of ‘slum tourism’

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UK medical sciences would have to ‘scale back ambition’ if we became isolated from the European Union, academic says

Professor Andrew Tobin from the University of Leicester discusses how remaining in the EU can help address some of the largest biomedical challenges - such as a rise in dementia and infectious diseases worldwide

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Leave economics 'built on dangerous fantasies'

University of Leicester Economist is co-signatory to new statement warning of risks of Brexit

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Exhibition showcases ‘fascinating relationship’ between Britain and India between 17th and 20th centuries

University of Leicester exhibition ‘Strangers in the Land – Impressions of India’ running until 30 September features a wealth of historical materials

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Glorious, glowing Jupiter awaits Juno’s arrival

University of Leicester astronomer presenting stunning new imagery at National Astronomy Meeting on 27 June

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Archaeology discovery day to reveal mysteries of Bradgate Park

Free public University of Leicester event to explore new findings at popular attraction on Sunday 3 July

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Local children enjoy ‘making money’

University of Leicester-based project to teach children about our number system showcased at Guildhall, Leicester until Sunday 3 July

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University of Leicester announces four new 'beacons of excellence' research institutes

New multidisciplinary centres informed by transformative way Leicester worked on Richard III – and inspired by incredible teamwork that took Leicester City to Premier League triumph

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Pioneering research institutes to follow global success of Richard III project

Multidisciplinary thinking and incredible teamwork, of the kind that led to discovery and reinterment of Richard III and spectacularly to Leicester City’s Premier League triumph, is behind University of Leicester’s pioneering research institutes

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University of Leicester celebrates summer school students

Widening participation programme provides local and national school students with essential study and personal skills

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Hubble captures vivid auroras in Jupiter’s atmosphere

University of Leicester astronomer leads observations in advance of arrival of Juno spacecraft

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University of Leicester academic receives first double award for published works

Professor Glenn Fulcher’s influential contribution recognised by publishing corporation SAGE and the International Language Testing Association (ILTA)

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New survey investigates freelance creative practitioners and austerity

University of Leicester research to focus on those ‘bearing the brunt’ of cuts to arts and cultural sector

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Athletes and military at risk of heat stroke could benefit from ‘leaky gut’ therapy

University of Leicester researcher involved in study into simple nutritional supplement which could be the solution and useful for athletes taking part in the Rio Olympics 2016

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Leicester pupils learn about research

Students from a Leicester school got an insight into health research during a visit to the Leicester Diabetes Centre

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