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Scientist discusses global environmental issues at Sultan’s banquet

Scientist discusses global environmental issues at Sultan’s banquet

Posted by ap507 at Oct 23, 2017 09:27 AM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz attended event hosted by sovereign ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi

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Geology researchers participate in Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society events

Geology researchers participate in Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society events

Posted by crm28 at Oct 03, 2017 09:15 AM |

Winter schedule of speakers announced

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Scientists suggest significant scale of human impact on planet has changed course of Earth’s history

Scientists suggest significant scale of human impact on planet has changed course of Earth’s history

Posted by ap507 at Oct 02, 2017 01:25 PM |

Anthropocene Working Group scientists publish recommendations for formalising new geological epoch

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Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 19, 2017 12:20 PM |

With topics ranging from North Korea to Brexit, to flying warehouses and Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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En(core)! Geologists on scientific drilling odyssey

En(core)! Geologists on scientific drilling odyssey

Posted by crm28 at Sep 12, 2017 04:50 PM |

Two-month project to explore continental rift off Greece is the third scientific drilling expedition with University of Leicester involvement in two years.

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Antarctica's volcanoes: a song of ice and fire

Antarctica's volcanoes: a song of ice and fire

Posted by ap507 at Sep 07, 2017 09:40 AM |

Professor John Smellie from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment discusses how massive eruptions can have the potential to fundamentally alter the climate

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