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New archaeological excavations to start at Bradgate Park

New archaeological excavations to start at Bradgate Park

Posted by ap507 at May 21, 2018 09:35 AM |

Free public event on Sunday 1 July to reveal new discoveries at popular attraction

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The Dame Frances Patterson Human Rights Mooting Competition 2018

The Dame Frances Patterson Human Rights Mooting Competition 2018

Posted by ab98 at May 18, 2018 05:07 PM |

The inaugural final of the competition took place on the 3 May 2018 at Leicester Law School.

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New study examines the role of gender in the collaborative economy

New study examines the role of gender in the collaborative economy

Posted by ab98 at May 18, 2018 03:53 PM |

Dr Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella from Leicester Law School has jointly authored a report to the European Commission on the potential impact of the collaborative economy on gender equality.

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MacKay Cup mooting final 2018

MacKay Cup mooting final 2018

Posted by ab98 at May 18, 2018 03:08 PM |

Congratulations to the University of Sussex team of Liam Switzer and Francesca Fox, who took top honours in the final of the MacKay Cup, the national UK Canadian Law Mooting Competition.

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Lecturer on FT podcast discusses Galileo, Brexit and space policy

Lecturer on FT podcast discusses Galileo, Brexit and space policy

Posted by ew205 at May 18, 2018 01:55 PM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen, from the School of History, Politics and International Relations, appears on ‘Brexit Unspun’ podcast to discuss the recent dispute between Britain and the EU over space policy

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Book publication – Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations

Book publication – Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations

Posted by ab98 at May 17, 2018 11:45 AM |

Dr Stephen Riley’s publication is one of the first book-length treatments of the relationship between human dignity and law, analysing the fundamental relationships between human status, obligations, and the rule of law.

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Film highlights experiences of children in the Calais 'Jungle'

Film highlights experiences of children in the Calais 'Jungle'

Posted by ap507 at May 17, 2018 09:33 AM |

The film screening on Monday 21 May will be followed by a question and answer session and panel discussion

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Recognising and using children’s home languages in the primary classroom

Recognising and using children’s home languages in the primary classroom

Posted by jcm22 at May 16, 2018 10:35 AM |

How feasible is this in all schools? Elizabeth Bailey of the University of Lincoln will discussing the topic in detail.

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Study shows large gender imbalance in funding given for cancer research

Study shows large gender imbalance in funding given for cancer research

Posted by pt91 at May 15, 2018 10:55 AM |

Male researchers receive more than three times as much funding as female researchers

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 Learn about oral history and sound heritage at the University Library

Learn about oral history and sound heritage at the University Library

Posted by ew205 at May 15, 2018 10:16 AM |

Practical sessions on how to collect memories of your local community, or preserve sound recordings for future generations

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Desert Island Discs: more than just a resource for good music

Desert Island Discs: more than just a resource for good music

Posted by ew205 at May 15, 2018 09:55 AM |

Academics will share their research into the long-running radio programme, and its valuable role in linguistic research, on 16 May

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What will human rights laws look like after Brexit?

What will human rights laws look like after Brexit?

Posted by ew205 at May 14, 2018 12:04 PM |

Event on Friday 25 May to consider the future human rights landscape

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HyPIR Lecturer provides testimony to Parliament’s Brexit Committee on Galileo programme and UK space policy

HyPIR Lecturer provides testimony to Parliament’s Brexit Committee on Galileo programme and UK space policy

Posted by ew205 at May 10, 2018 02:15 PM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen answered questions at the Exiting the EU Select Committee on the implications of Brexit for British space policy

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Image of controlling behaviour is a winner

Image of controlling behaviour is a winner

Posted by ew205 at May 09, 2018 04:45 PM |

Department of Criminology lecturers donate Images of Research Competition winnings to Women’s Aid Leicester and Leicestershire

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Dr Melissa Bone shares in £300k ESRC research grant

Dr Melissa Bone shares in £300k ESRC research grant

Posted by ab98 at May 08, 2018 02:55 PM |

How can drug takers inform UK drug policy?

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Gender study reveals how ‘performed’ personality traits can dictate success in the workplace

Gender study reveals how ‘performed’ personality traits can dictate success in the workplace

Posted by ew205 at May 04, 2018 01:50 PM |

Research postgraduate Amelia Reigstad explored whether gender plays a role in influencing the practice of PR

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Dramatic award

Dramatic award

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2018 01:32 PM |

University Fellow in French Studies to be awarded grant by Theatre Research Society

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Whistleblowing – and why it matters

Whistleblowing – and why it matters

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2018 01:05 PM |

Update: A video of the lecture and webinar by School of Business Professor Mark Stein on the subject of whistleblowing, recorded at the Annual Lecture for Further Education Trust for Leadership, is now available

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Expert opinions cover Zuma, masculinity, Facebook data, railway reforms, the NHS and social media

Expert opinions cover Zuma, masculinity, Facebook data, railway reforms, the NHS and social media

Posted by ap507 at Apr 27, 2018 04:15 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 15 March - 30 April

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Creative Writing Masterclass

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 27, 2018 01:00 PM |

Monday 30 April 2018 - Acclaimed novelist Kerry Young (honorary Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Leicester) will be giving a Creative Writing masterclass as part of the MA in Creative Writing; but the event will be open to all.

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