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Politics students to study official Houses of Parliament module

Politics students to study official Houses of Parliament module

Posted by de57 at Feb 28, 2013 01:25 PM |

University of Leicester selected to deliver new module

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New Labour: A Retrospective

Posted by eb231 at Feb 19, 2013 01:50 PM |

A one-day workshop organised by the Intelligence, Security and Strategic Studies Research Cluster taking place on Wednesday 27th March

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Come Along to a Research Lunch on 19th February

Posted by dm288 at Feb 13, 2013 04:15 PM |

As part of the College of Social Science Academic Staff Induction Day on the 19th February, two research lunches will be taking place:

‘Digital Economies’ run by Professor Monica Whitty from the Department of Media & Communications which will discuss the work she has been doing under the theme ‘Digital Economies’ for RCUK, focusing on the Romance Scam Project.

‘Social Science & Sustainable Development’ run by Dr Nelya Koteyko from the Department of Media & Communications and Dr Roland Leigh from the Department of Physics & Astronomy which will discuss the launch of a university-wide Sustainability Network.

Colleagues from across the University are welcome to attend.

To book onto one of these research lunches please fill in this booking form. If you have any queries please contact Daniela Murphy on dm288@le.ac.uk

Professor Rob Garner talks about animal rights

Posted by eb231 at Feb 11, 2013 04:10 PM |

Professor of Politics, Rob Garner, gave the keynote address on 'Animal Rights in a Nonideal World' at the University of Macquarie, Sydney.

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What influence has the UK had in shaping the EU as we know it?

Posted by hct16 at Jan 29, 2013 05:15 PM |

University of Leicester academic appears on live panel discussion hosted by the European Parliament and Business for New Europe

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Honorary Graduate No.1: Diana Garnham

Honorary Graduate No.1: Diana Garnham

Posted by hct16 at Jan 29, 2013 04:46 PM |

Diana Garnham, Chief Executive of the Science Council and former University of Leicester student, was bestowed an honorary degree of Doctors of Laws from the University of Leicester on Friday 25 January.

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LSE European Politics and Policy blog

Posted by eb231 at Jan 18, 2013 11:35 AM |

'British politicians need to reclaim leadership over the UK’s EU membership debate' an article by Dr Oliver Daddow

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Tribute to Dr John Day by Dr Bob Borthwick

Posted by eb231 at Jan 10, 2013 02:00 PM |

Tribute to Dr John Day by Dr Bob Borthwick

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New Year Honours for University of Leicester staff member and graduate

Posted by pt91 at Jan 02, 2013 10:20 AM |

Co-director of Embrace Arts and alumnus feature in 2013 list

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Public lecture by Alastair Campbell, 16 January 2013 (sold out)

Public lecture by Alastair Campbell, 16 January 2013 (sold out)

Posted by mjs76 at Dec 11, 2012 09:30 AM |

Please note that tickets for this lecture are now sold out.

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Politics researcher lends expert view to Select Committee discussion

Politics researcher lends expert view to Select Committee discussion

Posted by pt91 at Nov 09, 2012 05:24 PM |

A University of Leicester lecturer has given evidence on the economic implications of Scottish Independence for the United Kingdom.

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Literary Leicester: tickets still available for Chris Mullin talk

Literary Leicester: tickets still available for Chris Mullin talk

Posted by hct16 at Nov 06, 2012 04:54 PM |

Events for the fifth annual Leicester Literary festival are nearly fully booked, but you still have time to book for the closing talk

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Unique study reveals patterns of political defection

Unique study reveals patterns of political defection

Posted by uatemp13 at Sep 24, 2012 12:15 PM |

Leicester’s Dr. Wyburn-Powell investigates causes of defection in the first study of its kind

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Alastair Campbell lecture postponed

Alastair Campbell lecture postponed

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 17, 2012 01:34 PM |

New date to be announced in due course.

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Universities team up for joint nuclear conference

Universities team up for joint nuclear conference

Posted by mjs76 at Aug 30, 2012 12:10 PM |

An event discussing nuclear security next week is a collaboration between the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham.

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Public lecture by Alastair Campbell, 19 September

Public lecture by Alastair Campbell, 19 September

Posted by mjs76 at Aug 24, 2012 12:45 PM |

Former Government spokesman comes (back) to Leicester.

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Academic questions TV holidays advert

Academic questions TV holidays advert

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 29, 2012 04:35 PM |

Is 'Holidays at Home' campaign a response to the Eurozone crisis?

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We love our academics

We love our academics

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 01, 2012 02:58 PM |

Four of the best teaching staff honoured by Students’ Union.

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Festival of Postgraduate Research 2012: full results

Festival of Postgraduate Research 2012: full results

Posted by mjs76 at May 17, 2012 03:40 PM |

Politics poster pips peers to prestigious prize at postgraduate proceedings.

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Economics student becomes Birmingham’s youngest councillor

Economics student becomes Birmingham’s youngest councillor

Posted by mjs76 at May 04, 2012 10:35 AM |

Congratulations to Mariam Khan who won her seat in yesterday’s local elections.

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