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Tiangong-1 and China’s space politics

Tiangong-1 and China’s space politics

Posted by ew205 at Apr 05, 2018 12:03 PM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen interviewed by Mark Mardell on BBC Radio 4’s World at One programme to discuss China’s space station Tiangong-1 and the current state of politics in space

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New perspectives on Middle East encouraged in relaunched journal

New perspectives on Middle East encouraged in relaunched journal

Posted by pt91 at Mar 23, 2018 11:32 AM |

The New Middle Eastern Studies journal moves to University of Leicester as academic becomes Associate Editor

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Expert discusses Salisbury nerve agent poisoning and threat of cyber-attacks

Expert discusses Salisbury nerve agent poisoning and threat of cyber-attacks

Posted by ap507 at Mar 20, 2018 04:50 PM |

Dr Rob Dover was recently interviewed by Knowledge@Wharton

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Trump’s Space Force: HyPIR lecturer interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live

Trump’s Space Force: HyPIR lecturer interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live

Posted by ew205 at Mar 19, 2018 02:13 PM |

Dr Bleddyn Bowen shares insights on space warfare

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Approaches to nuclear ‘war-fighting’

Approaches to nuclear ‘war-fighting’

Posted by ew205 at Mar 06, 2018 01:30 PM |

Research examines rhetoric and actual posture on China

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Space and cyber security

Space and cyber security

Posted by ew205 at Mar 06, 2018 01:08 PM |

HyPIR Lecturer to lead workshops at the 3rd European Space Generation Advisory Council Workshop in Bucharest

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Conference explores challenges facing journalism and politics in the wake of rising global populism

Conference explores challenges facing journalism and politics in the wake of rising global populism

Posted by ap507 at Feb 23, 2018 03:15 PM |

Brexit, Trump and the Media Conference, organised by Tor Clark, took place on 21 February and featured a number of leading experts including journalists and academics

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Exploring the hidden world of eighteenth-century male bodies

Exploring the hidden world of eighteenth-century male bodies

Posted by ap507 at Feb 22, 2018 09:30 AM |

Dr Sarah Goldsmith selected as a ‘New Generation Thinker’ for 2018 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC

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Expert opinions cover Eurosceptics, Poland and South African politics

Expert opinions cover Eurosceptics, Poland and South African politics

Posted by ap507 at Feb 21, 2018 03:31 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 16 - 21 February

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Academic helps to launch new Open Access journal to highlight research into contemporary political issues

Academic helps to launch new Open Access journal to highlight research into contemporary political issues

Posted by ap507 at Feb 20, 2018 10:01 AM |

Dr Simona Guerra has been appointed Co-Chief Editor of Political Research Exchange

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Expert opinions cover ants, Russian cyber techniques and the UK sex industry

Expert opinions cover ants, Russian cyber techniques and the UK sex industry

Posted by ap507 at Feb 15, 2018 11:36 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 - 15 February

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PhD researcher publishes Parliamentary briefing into role science can play in international relations

PhD researcher publishes Parliamentary briefing into role science can play in international relations

Posted by ap507 at Feb 15, 2018 09:40 AM |

Emmeline Ledgerwood has produced a briefing as part of a fellowship with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

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Historian explores China’s political history

Historian explores China’s political history

Posted by ew205 at Jan 22, 2018 12:51 PM |

Dr Michael Lynch recently delivered a lecture at the University of Melbourne

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Researcher joins nationwide initiative to increase BAME representation in Parliament

Researcher joins nationwide initiative to increase BAME representation in Parliament

Posted by ew205 at Jan 17, 2018 01:45 PM |

Yewande Okuleye will be shadowing Liberal Democrat Tom Brake MP as part of ‘Operation Black Vote’ MP Shadowing Scheme

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Book on post-apartheid South Africa by Leicester academic published

Book on post-apartheid South Africa by Leicester academic published

Posted by ew205 at Jan 15, 2018 10:30 AM |

New study by Dr James Hamill challenges perception of country as dominant power in Africa

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Leicester academic featured in prestigious publication

Leicester academic featured in prestigious publication

Posted by ew205 at Jan 12, 2018 02:55 PM |

Harvard International Review (HIR) publishes article by Dr Marianna Charountaki on the aftermath of the Kurdish Referendum

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Expert opinions cover Brexit, Zimbabwe, Catalan and Euroscepticism

Expert opinions cover Brexit, Zimbabwe, Catalan and Euroscepticism

Posted by ap507 at Jan 05, 2018 10:11 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 1 December - 5 January

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Interview with Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow

Interview with Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow

Posted by ew205 at Nov 27, 2017 03:51 PM |

Respected politician and Speaker in the House of Commons John Bercow visited our University to discuss his experience working in Parliament in October

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Expert opinions cover President Macron, Zimbabwe, China and Brexit

Expert opinions cover President Macron, Zimbabwe, China and Brexit

Posted by ap507 at Nov 23, 2017 02:35 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 16 - 30 November

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Expert panel examines changing attitudes towards the European Union

Expert panel examines changing attitudes towards the European Union

Posted by ap507 at Nov 22, 2017 09:50 AM |

Dr Simona Guerra from our School of History, Politics and International Relations took part in discussion as part of Visiting Fellowship at the LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe

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