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This is the official blog of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester. You will find here news about the School, events we organise and other interesting pieces of information on archaeology and history. Watch this space!
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Impact of Chinese students in Leicester is focus of TV programme

Impact of Chinese students in Leicester is focus of TV programme

Posted by pt91 at Oct 18, 2017 01:45 PM |

Our academic contributes to discussion on BBC

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Expert opinions cover Cassini, minority governments, the euro and baby names

Expert opinions cover Cassini, minority governments, the euro and baby names

Posted by ap507 at Sep 19, 2017 03:55 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 14 - 20 September

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Researchers to explore workplace regulations on vaping

Researchers to explore workplace regulations on vaping

Posted by ap507 at Aug 22, 2017 10:43 AM |

Research team receives grant from Cancer Research UK for research project examining difficulties of regulating e-cigarettes

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Academic comments on the rise of kids’ activities being marketed to adults

Academic comments on the rise of kids’ activities being marketed to adults

Posted by ap507 at Aug 17, 2017 09:34 AM |

Dr Jane Pilcher featured in article for The Guardian about ‘playgrounds’ for grownups

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Researchers to explore the use of e-cigarettes by young people

Researchers to explore the use of e-cigarettes by young people

Posted by ap507 at Jul 26, 2017 09:40 AM |

Leicester team receives grant from Cancer Research UK to explore adolescent use of e-cigarettes

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Distinguished personalities to be honoured at our graduation ceremonies

Distinguished personalities to be honoured at our graduation ceremonies

Posted by pt91 at Jul 05, 2017 11:35 AM |

Six people will receive honorary degrees for their services in international, national and local fields

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Policing in multicultural cities to be explored

Policing in multicultural cities to be explored

Posted by ap507 at Jun 26, 2017 12:20 PM |

Free public lecture considering the challenges of policing Leicester taking place on Monday 3 July

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Expert opinions cover Donald Trump, South Africa, British military, Kurds and higher education

Expert opinions cover Donald Trump, South Africa, British military, Kurds and higher education

Posted by ap507 at May 10, 2017 10:55 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 27 April - 10 May

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Leicester reaches 200 article milestone on The Conversation

Leicester reaches 200 article milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at May 02, 2017 11:55 AM |

From future technology to the enduring popularity of James Bond, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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CAMEo event to explore the super-rich in an age of Trump

CAMEo event to explore the super-rich in an age of Trump

Posted by es328 at Apr 24, 2017 09:56 AM |

Free public event on 17 May will explore the consumption of the super-rich

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Salon event to explore creativity, activism and social change at The Exchange Bar

Salon event to explore creativity, activism and social change at The Exchange Bar

Posted by es328 at Apr 21, 2017 11:15 AM |

CAMEo to host evening of discussion and networking on 27 April

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Is sport fair? Cheating in sport explored in public seminar

Is sport fair? Cheating in sport explored in public seminar

Posted by es328 at Apr 11, 2017 10:58 AM |

Panel of leading sporting figures will debate a number of issues in sport on 20 April

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Research suggests people who want to prevent immigration to the UK are less happy than those who welcome it

Research suggests people who want to prevent immigration to the UK are less happy than those who welcome it

Posted by ap507 at Apr 04, 2017 09:24 AM |

Leicester researcher presented at British Sociological Association’s annual conference

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Leicester expert provides research to House of Commons on homophobia in sport

Leicester expert provides research to House of Commons on homophobia in sport

Posted by pt91 at Mar 28, 2017 03:52 PM |

Written evidence from research into sport in Northern Ireland submitted to Culture, Media and Sport Committee

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Expert opinions cover degree building, Brexit and Gibraltar, tinnitus and the BBC

Expert opinions cover degree building, Brexit and Gibraltar, tinnitus and the BBC

Posted by ap507 at Mar 07, 2017 12:30 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 2 - 8 March

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Expert opinions cover Claudio Ranieri, Michael Gove, teaching in the 21st century and much more

Expert opinions cover Claudio Ranieri, Michael Gove, teaching in the 21st century and much more

Posted by es328 at Feb 28, 2017 02:10 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 23 February - 1 March

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Expert opinions cover World Cancer Day, Brexit and Donald Trump

Expert opinions cover World Cancer Day, Brexit and Donald Trump

Posted by ap507 at Feb 06, 2017 11:40 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 1 - 8 February

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Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Jan 27, 2017 12:42 PM |

Academic opinion articles receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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Football’s past, present and future tackled via photographs at University event

Football’s past, present and future tackled via photographs at University event

Posted by es328 at Jan 25, 2017 11:31 AM |

Acclaimed author and photographer in free public event at University on Thursday 9 February

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Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Posted by ap507 at Jan 10, 2017 12:21 PM |

University of Leicester and Birmingham City University experts discuss audience expectations of media regulators

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AHRC Midlands3Cities

PhD funding for UK/EU students

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership is awarding up to 80 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD studentships for UK/EU applicants for October 2018 entry.
  1. Submit a pre-application form to express interest in PhD study, or contact Adam (PGR administrator) with any questions.
  2. Attend the M3C Application Writing workshop at Leicester on 18 November (view details, or book a place)
Funding application deadline: Monday 15 January 2018
Find out more
Research Seminars

The School Research Seminars take place on Wednesdays. Join us for tea and cake in the foyer at 4pm; the talk follows at 4.30pm in Bennett Building Lecture Theatre 10 (BEN LT10).

Full programme