March

Paralympic archery champion to speak on gender equality in sport

University of Leicester graduate Danielle Brown returns to launch International Women’s Day events on 8 March

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Historical photograph could be earliest of female geologist

‘The Geologists’ may not show famous fossil collector Mary Anning, but research suggests it could depict another female geologist of the 19th century

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Is Leicester City Football Club’s success making the earth move?

University of Leicester students observing the Foxes’ impact through equipment used to monitor earthquakes

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‘Female traders can reduce market crashes’, says University of Leicester research

University of Leicester research shows that increasing the proportion of female traders can reduce the occurrence of the most extreme crashes

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Scientists discover new heart attack genes

BHF-funded discovery could lead to new statin-like treatments to prevent heart attacks

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University of Leicester space scientist involved in two missions to Mars

Professor John Bridges working on the Europe-Russia ‘Mars methane mission’ which launched today and – in a separate announcement - is selected again by NASA for Mars Rover ‘Curiosity’ mission

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Big Bang Fair reveals how to become the perfect footballer

Formula developed by University of Leicester physics students tested at the Big Bang Fair 2016

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New exhibition takes fresh look at medicine and welfare in the British Civil Wars

Six-month show, curated by University of Leicester historian, runs from Saturday 19 March at National Civil War Centre, Newark Museum

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Animated film highlights risk-free ways to support victims of hate crime

New animated film from University of Leicester Criminologists shows how the general public can play a key role in supporting victims of hate crime

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Out for blood: fluid dynamics explain how quickly a vampire could drain your blood

University of Leicester physics students suggest it would take 6.4 minutes for a vampire to drain 15% of an average human’s blood

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University of Leicester Archaeologists create 3D interactive digital reconstruction of King Richard III’s grave found under a car park

On first year anniversary of the week in which King Richard III was reinterred, Leicester archaeologists use sophisticated photogrammetry software to create fully rotatable computer model which shows the king’s remains in-situ

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Social media beneficial for sharing and building upon patient experiences, research shows

University of Leicester research suggests patients often seek medical knowledge from social media platforms rather than traditional medical sources

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One year on: Richard III reinterment

The University of Leicester looks back on the anniversary of the reinterment of the last Plantagenet king

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Student wins support from RBS to tackle mental health issues

University of Leicester student succeeds in national pitching competition, winning support to deliver social impact venture

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Human impact forms ‘striking new pattern’ in Earth’s global energy flow

University of Leicester researchers lead Anthropocene study into planet’s biological production and consumption

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Solar storms trigger Jupiter’s ‘Northern Lights’

New X-ray aurora is eight times brighter than normal and hundreds of times more energetic than Earth’s aurora borealis

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Ancient super-eruptions in Yellowstone Hotspot track ‘significantly larger’ than expected, research shows

International team led by researchers from the University of Leicester report 12 giant eruptions around the Snake River Plain in the United States between 8 and 12 million years ago

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Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum

Unique film, dance, performance and comedy commissions draw on museum collections to explore our problematic attitudes towards difference

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Remembering the reinterment - King Richard III in pictures

University of Leicester images included in huge photo-mosaic at King Richard III Visitor Centre

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Work placement boosts job propects of Leicestershire ex-offender

Work placement boosts job propects of Leicestershire ex-offender

Construction firm Stepnell provides work opportunity on refurbishment project for University of Leicester

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