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The biggest subject on Earth

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Aug 15, 2018.

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz publishes Geology: A Very Short Introduction, providing fascinating insights into planet Earth

New species of rare ancient 'worm' discovered in fossil hotspot

By ew205 from University of Leicester. Published on Aug 09, 2018.

Professor Emeritus David Siveter, of the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, part of research team that made the discovery in 430 million-years-old Silurian rocks in Herefordshire

Geology Leicester confirmed at Yorkshire Fossil Festival 2018

By lcb14 from University of Leicester. Published on Jul 23, 2018.

Once again this year representatives from Geology at the University of Leicester will be participating in the Yorkshire Fossil Festival.

Expert opinions cover coral reefs, Trump, m/m erotica, confidence and cannabis

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Jul 17, 2018.

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 31 July

Expert opinions cover middle-aged entrepreneurs, descended testicles in mammals, heatwaves, sex work, football and heritage sites

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Jul 03, 2018.

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 31 July

Expert reaction to the Manchester moorland fires

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Jun 27, 2018.

Professor Sue Page from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment has commented on the Saddleworth Moor fire

Scientists discover strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Jun 20, 2018.

New species of sponge-like fossil from the Cambrian Period sheds light on early animal evolution

Alumni Come Home

By lw234 from University of Leicester. Published on Jun 19, 2018.

Alumni return home for the weekend.

Alumni Come Home

By lw234 from University of Leicester. Published on Jun 19, 2018.

Alumni return home for the weekend.

Jurassic diet: why our knowledge of what ancient pterosaurs ate might be wrong

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Jun 07, 2018.

Research reveals knowledge of prehistoric diets is often based on outdated ideas and could be inaccurate

Video essays tell women's compelling stories

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Jun 04, 2018.

Environmental challenges explored in novel nature writing by women in Philippines

GeoSetter

By pmoh2 from University of Leicester. Published on May 24, 2018.

Geosetter is a free tool for showing and changing geo data and other metadata of image file.

GeoSetter

By pmoh2 from University of Leicester. Published on May 24, 2018.

Geosetter is a free tool for showing and changing geo data and other metadata of image file.

Tiny fossils unlock clues to Earth’s climate half a billion years ago

By pt91 from University of Leicester. Published on May 09, 2018.

Scientists from Leicester have quantified the temperature of Earth’s oceans over half a billion years ago by combining fossil data and climate models

Reaching for the stars

By ew205 from University of Leicester. Published on May 09, 2018.

PhD student in Physical Geography Berivan Esen awarded prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship, which recognises exceptional women working in the aerospace field

Reaching for the stars

By ew205 from University of Leicester. Published on May 09, 2018.

PhD student in Physical Geography Berivan Esen awarded prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship, which recognises exceptional women working in the aerospace field

Berivan Esen awarded Zonta International, Amelia Earhart Fellowship for 2018-2019

By lcb14 from University of Leicester. Published on Apr 23, 2018.

Berivan Esen, a second year CENTA PhD student in Physical Geography has been awarded the prestigious Zonta International, Amelia Earhart Fellowship for 2018-2019.

Dawn of the Anthropocene concept

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Apr 16, 2018.

New book by Professor Jan Zalasiewicz translates pioneering writings of French scientist Georges-Louis Leclerc, the Comte de Buffon

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Apr 11, 2018.

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Apr 11, 2018.

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

Professor John Tarney

By lcb14 from University of Leicester. Published on Apr 09, 2018.

The School is saddened to hear of the passing of Emeritus Professor John Tarney on Saturday 31 March.

The curse of zombie fossils

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Mar 21, 2018.

Palaeontologists investigate the macabre science behind how animals decay and fossilise

Gentrification masks ugly truths

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Mar 20, 2018.

Council estate renewal projects are devastating lives and communities, argues academic

Genetic properties help identify illegally traded tropical hardwood

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Mar 12, 2018.

Leicester Geographer in international conservation effort

Coloniality | Deep Relation

By kha5 from University of Leicester. Published on Feb 21, 2018.

Cancelled: Workshop, Tuesday 6 March 2018

Eradicating famine in Africa gets boost through new research

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Feb 19, 2018.

Leicester's expertise in Earth Observation helping to build a more sustainable world

Space Technologies to help protect communities and the environment

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Feb 08, 2018.

Our cutting-edge research and innovation expertise tackles global issues affecting developing countries

Book launch: Youth Activism & Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid by Gavin Brown and Helen Yaffe

By User Submitted from University of Leicester. Published on Nov 27, 2017.

Lecture Theatre 10 Bennett Building - 27 Nov 2017, 06:00PM - 07:00PM

Funding support for higher degrees at Leicester

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Nov 17, 2017.

University offers opportunities for Master’s and PhD qualifications

University data allows members of the public to search for land use in their area of the UK based on postcode

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Nov 09, 2017.

BBC highlights research conducted by Centre for Landscape and Climate Research

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