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Leicester geologists are the gold standard

Leicester geologists are the gold standard

Posted by pt91 at Mar 29, 2011 04:30 PM |

All that glitters was definitely gold at a recent student conference in the Department of Geology.

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A ptotally pterrific pterobranch: amazing Cambrian fossil discovered

A ptotally pterrific pterobranch: amazing Cambrian fossil discovered

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 24, 2011 05:00 PM |

Pterobranch? It’s a type of hemichordate. Hemichordate...? Not the most familiar group of animals, for sure, but in evolutionary terms hemichordates are very important. To understand why, we first need to consider chordates – and before that, we need to consider vertebrates…

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Five Leicester researchers who SET an example

Five Leicester researchers who SET an example

Posted by pt91 at Mar 21, 2011 02:50 PM |

On 14 March, 60 promising researchers travelled down to the House of Commons to present some of the impressive work that they have begun their careers with for a national poster competition.

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University of Leicester in the News: 7 to 13 March 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 7 to 13 March 2011

Posted by pt91 at Mar 17, 2011 11:43 AM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Leicester graduates in the news: Jason Taylor

Leicester graduates in the news: Jason Taylor

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 15, 2011 02:09 PM |

The Halifax Evening Courier has a short interview with a Leicester geology graduate whose job takes him up and down mountains.

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Leicester geologists measure magnitude of earthquake off Japan coast

Leicester geologists measure magnitude of earthquake off Japan coast

Posted by pt91 at Mar 11, 2011 05:10 PM |

It’s followed the similarly devastating earthquake that has hit New Zealand, but reports say the earthquake that caused a massive tsunami to hit the coast of Japan was even bigger.

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