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Leicester ancient history goes to Ghana

Leicester ancient history goes to Ghana

Posted by stj3 at Nov 08, 2018 11:21 AM |

Naoíse Mac Sweeney presents at the inaugural meeting of the Classical Association of Ghana

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Beyond the Three Age System: a major new School project

Beyond the Three Age System: a major new School project

Posted by stj3 at Nov 01, 2018 09:45 AM |

New Leverhulme Trust funded project aims to transform how we think about the role of material things in the past

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The University of Leicester Medical Law Mooting Competition 2018

The University of Leicester Medical Law Mooting Competition 2018

Posted by ab98 at Nov 01, 2018 12:00 AM |

The seventh annual competition will take place on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at Leicester University. This year, the competition is being sponsored and supported by 1 Crown Office Row and LIME Clinical Negligence.

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The mystery bones of Bradgate Park

The mystery bones of Bradgate Park

Posted by stj3 at Oct 31, 2018 02:30 PM |

Mystery deposit of horse bones revealed in excavation of aristocratic stables at Bradgate Park

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Call for papers: The Legacy of the League of Nations

Call for papers: The Legacy of the League of Nations

Posted by csp12 at Oct 30, 2018 09:05 PM |

We invite proposals of early career researchers for papers to the conference ‘The Legacy of the League of Nations’ to be held at Leicester Law School on 31 January 2019.

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Launch of 'Access to Law with Morgan Stanley' programme

Launch of 'Access to Law with Morgan Stanley' programme

Posted by ab98 at Oct 30, 2018 12:00 AM |

We have partnered with Morgan Stanley to create a recruitment programme exclusive to Leicester Law students.

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CELI Annual Lecture Series: Leicester Peace Talks

CELI Annual Lecture Series: Leicester Peace Talks

Posted by kz32 at Oct 26, 2018 04:05 PM |

The Leicester Peace Talks will explore the concept of peace from the perspectives of different disciplines (e.g. history, politics, international relations, law).

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Voluntary Redress and Energy Consumers Dissemination Event

Voluntary Redress and Energy Consumers Dissemination Event

Posted by ab98 at Oct 24, 2018 03:40 PM |

In September 2018, Dr Maribel Canto-Lopez presented the initial findings of her research into voluntary redress and energy consumers to an audience of scholars, practitioners, and energy market actors. The event included presentations from the energy regulator, charities and local authorities as well as an academic keynote speech.

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First Year students enjoy field trip to Creswell Crags

Posted by stj3 at Oct 19, 2018 09:25 AM |

First Year students enjoy field trip to Creswell Crags Palaeolithic site

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Student success at international arbitration competition

Student success at international arbitration competition

Posted by ab98 at Oct 16, 2018 04:30 PM |

Leicester Law School graduates Shree Ziradkar and Alexander Cotton placed first among all European universities and third overall in the inaugural Vis 'Write the Award' competition.

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Leicester Law School screening of documentary on the asylum process, 23 October 2018

Leicester Law School screening of documentary on the asylum process, 23 October 2018

Posted by ab98 at Oct 15, 2018 11:45 AM |

Law School film club, Reel Law, screening of documentary Well-Founded Fear

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AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students

AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students

Posted by stj3 at Oct 10, 2018 11:22 AM |

AHRC-funded PhD places potentially available in the School of Archaeology & Ancient History through the M4C Doctoral Training Partnership

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Masood Ahmed appointed commentator of court rules on Open Justice

Masood Ahmed appointed commentator of court rules on Open Justice

Posted by ab98 at Oct 05, 2018 07:09 PM |

Associate Professor Masood Ahmed has been appointed as commentator of Civil Procedure Rule 39 concerning the principle of Open Justice. Joining a distinguished panel of judges and leading practitioners, Masood’s commentary will influence civil courts in England and Wales.

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Seminar: Crimes Against Animality: International Animal Rights Law for the 21st Century, 17 October 2018

Seminar: Crimes Against Animality: International Animal Rights Law for the 21st Century, 17 October 2018

Posted by ab98 at Oct 01, 2018 03:30 PM |

Dr Joe Wills (Leicester Law School) will ask if animals have fundamental rights? Should they be legally recognized and enforced? The seminar discusses a proposal advocating the international protection of non-human animal’s rights.

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Leicester research is using valuable manuscripts saved from destruction in conflict zones

Leicester research is using valuable manuscripts saved from destruction in conflict zones

Posted by ap507 at Sep 11, 2018 09:40 AM |

Dr Jan Vandeburie is working with the Hill Manuscript Museum and Library, where significant historical documents are preserved and digitised

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A brace of Times Higher Education Awards nominations for Leicester

A brace of Times Higher Education Awards nominations for Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Sep 06, 2018 12:58 PM |

University shortlisted for Research Project of the Year: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and DataPoints Merit Award

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Expert opinions cover The Meg, hothouse Earth, Space Force, Nairobi, AI doctors and sex work

Expert opinions cover The Meg, hothouse Earth, Space Force, Nairobi, AI doctors and sex work

Posted by ap507 at Aug 21, 2018 04:45 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 11 - 31 August

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New report shows shortage of science graduates theory does not add up

New report shows shortage of science graduates theory does not add up

Posted by pt91 at Aug 20, 2018 11:15 AM |

Majority of science graduates do not work in highly skilled science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) occupations at any time in their careers, according to Leicester academic

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HyPIR expert on space warfare shares insights on Trump’s Space Force

HyPIR expert on space warfare shares insights on Trump’s Space Force

Posted by ap507 at Aug 20, 2018 10:25 AM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen says that the US Space Force isn’t as new or dangerous as many think

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Leicester to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Leicester to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Posted by pt91 at Aug 17, 2018 03:11 PM |

Leicester is part of a Midlands universities partnership that will create 460 new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region over the next five years

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