February

Understanding the impact of Pokémon Go

Free public lecture about impact of viral app to be hosted by University of Leicester on Wednesday 8 February

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World lung health study allows scientists to predict your chance of developing deadly disease

Breakthrough advance offers the potential to defuse a ‘ticking timebomb’ for serious lung disease, including for over 1billion smokers worldwide

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New study shows how to slow down global warming

Increasing the water table in agricultural peatland could hold key to reducing UK’s greenhouse gas emissions

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Representing Kurds through art

Photo-Art Cultural Exhibition for Kurdistan-Iraq held at University of Leicester

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Radicals and Romans: insights into modern and ancient societies from University of Leicester graduates

Significance of Signet Rings in Roman Britain and the Problem of Social Media and Radical Politics to be explored at Doctoral Inaugural Lectures on 15 February

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The human cost of war

New AHRC-funded study led by the University of Leicester

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University of Leicester sows the seeds to grow more green graduates

APPLES programme produces graduates who combine a passion for environmental sustainability with a desire to develop their entrepreneurial skills

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Medieval and military sexualities discussed in LGBT+ research seminar

University of Leicester to present free public event on Thursday 16 February as part of a number of events for LGBT+ History Month

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Is this a new chapter for our literary economy?

CAMEo, the Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies at the University of Leicester, to host symposium on the changing role of literature, writing and writers in the creative economy on 24 February

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Insights into reading behaviour provided at free public event

The ‘Science of Reading’ will be explored at University of Leicester Professorial Inaugural Lecture on Thursday 16 March

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Marginalisation of asylum seekers due to sexual orientation to be discussed in public event

University of Leicester hosts seminar on sexuality in relation to international issues and migration as part of a number of events for LGBT+ History Month

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Leicester bucks national trend in recruiting mature students

National event showcases opportunities for students to access higher education in later life

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University of Leicester supporting Town and Gown

University support for new charity run in Victoria Park, organised by Muscular Dystrophy UK

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University of Leicester exhibition to showcase research and innovation to the public

50 images capturing the cutting-edge research of the University will be on display at Queen’s Hall on Thursday 9 February

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Ethics of an electronically connected world explored in free public event

University of Leicester to host lecture from Professor William Webb which discusses the ‘Internet of Things’ on Friday 17 March

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Blooming crocuses usher in spring at popular Botanic Garden events

University of Leicester’s Botanic Garden to host the perennially popular Crocus Sundays events this year on 26 February and 5 March

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Extraordinary project challenged perceptions of disability and attitudes towards difference

Awards winning comedian, Francesca Martinez, reflects on her involvement in a University of Leicester project that examined ‘the implications of a society that values some lives more than others’

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University of Leicester scientist lends expertise to new Jack the Ripper book

Dr Turi King consulted for Ripper exposé by bestselling crime writer Patricia Cornwell who talks about her new book in interview filmed during visit to Leicester

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Leicester’s outlawed Shrove Tuesday tradition

University’s Special Collections discusses how to evade a flogging by the Whipping Toms during the 19th century

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Genocide and reconciliation

University of Leicester event focuses on Kurds and the Middle East on Thursday 2 March

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Earthquakes, tsunamis and Japan’s explosive geology

University of Leicester free public lecture on 13 March to explore how geological records of earthquakes and tsunamis can help plan for life on a plate boundary

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