School News

How chickens became the ultimate symbol of the Anthropocene

By ac652 from University of Leicester. Published on Dec 12, 2018.

In an article for The Conversation, Carys Bennett, Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams and Richard Thomas discuss the impact of the broiler chicken as a marker of a new geological epoch

C2

By mh329 from University of Leicester. Published on Nov 05, 2018.

C2 is a program for analysing and visualising palaeoenvironmental data. This free version is restricted to a maximum of 75 samples.

Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship Professor Jens Zinke

By lcb14 from University of Leicester. Published on Oct 25, 2018.

The Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship will strongly support Professor Zinke's aspirations to conduct high-quality research, to commence building an active, highly-collaborative research group at the University of Leicester and to foster multi-disciplinary partnerships in the UK and globally to tackle the challenges faced by climate change and resulting coral reef ecosystem modifications with the impetus on gaining more societal benefits.

Jane Turns 10 - a Celebration of Jane the T. rex at the University of Leicester

By nba8 from University of Leicester. Published on Oct 16, 2018.

Jane Turns 10

By nba8 from University of Leicester. Published on Oct 15, 2018.

Gentrification expert discusses ‘managed decline’ of estates for BBC

By pt91 from University of Leicester. Published on Sep 12, 2018.

The process of regenerating inner city areas has negative impact on existing communities

Gentrification expert discusses ‘managed decline’ of estates for BBC

By pt91 from University of Leicester. Published on Sep 12, 2018.

The process of regenerating inner city areas has negative impact on existing communities

Peatlands will store more carbon as planet warms, study suggests

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

Leicester scientist part of international study into effects of global warming on peatlands

Leicester scientist receives prestigious award for forest biomass research using space satellites

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

Dr Pedro Rodriguez-Veiga has received the Student Award (PhD) from the Council of The Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society

Scholars discuss the formalisation and implications of the Anthropocene

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Sep 05, 2018.

The Anthropocene Working Group holds meeting at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry

Leicester's out the world research to be showcased at New Scientist Live

By ap507 from University of Leicester. Published on Aug 23, 2018.

Leicester’s pioneering research explores the future of planet Earth and space science

The anti-gentrification posters sweeping through our cities

By kha5 from University of Leicester. Published on Aug 23, 2018.

Professor Loretta Lees was interviewed by The Independent newspaper for an article regarding a wave of gentrification slogans cropping up in areas such as Bristol, Peckham and Frome.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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