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

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

Posted by ap507 at Aug 21, 2018 04:45 PM |

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

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HyPIR expert on space warfare shares insights on Trump’s Space Force

HyPIR expert on space warfare shares insights on Trump’s Space Force

Posted by ap507 at Aug 20, 2018 10:25 AM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen says that the US Space Force isn’t as new or dangerous as many think

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Leicester to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Leicester to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Posted by pt91 at Aug 17, 2018 03:11 PM |

Leicester is part of a Midlands universities partnership that will create 460 new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region over the next five years

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Anna scores sought-after opportunity to work within ‘beating heart’ of the television industry

Anna scores sought-after opportunity to work within ‘beating heart’ of the television industry

Posted by ap507 at Aug 16, 2018 02:55 PM |

PhD researcher Anna McKay will attend the Edinburgh International Television Festival from 20-24 August as part of collaborative ‘TV PhD’ programme with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

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Expert opinions cover 'smart' clothing, Wuthering Heights, the radical right, football and Zimbabwe

Expert opinions cover 'smart' clothing, Wuthering Heights, the radical right, football and Zimbabwe

Posted by ap507 at Aug 02, 2018 11:20 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 10 August

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Highest recognition from the National Crime Agency for intelligence expert

Highest recognition from the National Crime Agency for intelligence expert

Posted by pt91 at Aug 01, 2018 12:40 PM |

Director General's Commendation acknowledges contribution to professionalisation and internationalisation

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Richard III Geneticist leads DNA search to identify 'the man who shaped early America'

Richard III Geneticist leads DNA search to identify 'the man who shaped early America'

Posted by ew205 at Jul 30, 2018 12:20 PM |

Professor Turi King in Jamestown Rediscovery project

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Conservation course recognition boosts applicant numbers

Conservation course recognition boosts applicant numbers

Posted by rmt22 at Jul 20, 2018 02:27 PM |

The University of Leicester’s MA in Urban Conservation has been officially recognised by the UK’s main professional conservation body.

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“I will always have a place in my heart for Leicester, its academic influence and personal impact on how much I now believe in myself”

“I will always have a place in my heart for Leicester, its academic influence and personal impact on how much I now believe in myself”

Posted by ew205 at Jul 16, 2018 11:50 AM |

The first non-law student of the Pro Bono Society's Litigants in Person Project and TAB Future 100 winner Eleanor Ferguson shares her University highlights and how she feels to be graduating

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Student puts his own stamp on Leicester

Student puts his own stamp on Leicester

Posted by ew205 at Jul 16, 2018 11:36 AM |

Graduating student David Hall’s expertise in stamp collecting inspired his first-class dissertation on Korean history

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Dr Rob Dover provides evidence to Parliament about domestic abuse

Dr Rob Dover provides evidence to Parliament about domestic abuse

Posted by ap507 at Jul 12, 2018 04:37 PM |

Research supports Government action to tackle domestic abuse and support victims

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Politics expert gives evidence to House of Lords Committee on security challenges facing the UK

Politics expert gives evidence to House of Lords Committee on security challenges facing the UK

Posted by ap507 at Jul 11, 2018 12:40 PM |

Dr Andrew Futter discusses cyber threats to military and nuclear systems with Parliamentary inquiry

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

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

Posted by ap507 at Jul 03, 2018 04:45 PM |

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

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Medical cannabis academic shares excitement of meeting Home Secretary Sajid Javid at 10 Downing Street

Medical cannabis academic shares excitement of meeting Home Secretary Sajid Javid at 10 Downing Street

Posted by ap507 at Jun 25, 2018 04:20 PM |

Yewande Okuleye, whose transdisciplinary investigation of cannabis self-medication, was invited by the PM to attend a reception for the 70th anniversary of the Windrush

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Love across cultural boundaries

Love across cultural boundaries

Posted by ap507 at Jun 25, 2018 11:57 AM |

Project to explore experiences of women in mixed romantic relationships in Leicester between 1948 - 1985

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Leicester athlete Nick Cummins set to compete in Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

Leicester athlete Nick Cummins set to compete in Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

Posted by ap507 at Jun 25, 2018 09:32 AM |

Nick, who is currently studying for his PhD, will be part of world-class team competing in Sydney, Australia between 5-10 August

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Expert opinions cover countering terrorism, the race to develop AI weapons, Turkey's upcoming election and public toilets

Expert opinions cover countering terrorism, the race to develop AI weapons, Turkey's upcoming election and public toilets

Posted by ap507 at Jun 21, 2018 12:10 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 30 June

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HyPIR Lecturer urges Welsh ministers to do more for Welsh space sector

HyPIR Lecturer urges Welsh ministers to do more for Welsh space sector

Posted by ew205 at Jun 13, 2018 09:26 AM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen says that the Welsh Government can and should get more involved in coordinating Welsh universities and space businesses on BBC Sunday Politics Wales

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The Enemy Within? A Tale of Muslim Britain

The Enemy Within? A Tale of Muslim Britain

Posted by ew205 at Jun 11, 2018 04:20 PM |

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi to speak at the University on 21 June

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HyPIR lecturer shares insights on new EU space policy

HyPIR lecturer shares insights on new EU space policy

Posted by ew205 at Jun 08, 2018 11:45 AM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen says that Brexit seems to have accelerated the ongoing process of dovetailing ESA into EU space policy in recent Times article

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