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Watch Leicester academic address EU Select Committee inquiry on the impact of Brexit on Gibraltar

Watch Leicester academic address EU Select Committee inquiry on the impact of Brexit on Gibraltar

Posted by es328 at Jan 25, 2017 12:30 PM |

Dr Chris Grocott presented evidence to House of Lords Select Committee on consequences for British Overseas Territory

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Expert panel visiting Leicester to take Brexit questions - spaces still available

Expert panel visiting Leicester to take Brexit questions - spaces still available

Posted by ap507 at Jan 18, 2017 11:30 AM |

Leicester researcher Dr Oxana Golynker to speak at free public event on Thursday 19 January

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Article by James Hamill considers the current crisis around President Zuma and the ANC

Posted by eb231 at Dec 16, 2016 10:43 AM |

In an article for World Politics Review, James Hamill, of the School of History, Politics & International Relations, considers the current crisis around President Zuma and South Africa’s ruling African National Congress.

Read the full article entitled: "Can South Afria's ANC Survive Zuma's Culture of Corruption?" here.

Leicester research cited in Parliament

Leicester research cited in Parliament

Posted by ap507 at Dec 14, 2016 10:15 AM |

Excellence of University’s work is discussed in the House of Lords

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UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad: 'The Struggle of Yazidis against IS'

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad: 'The Struggle of Yazidis against IS'

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2016 03:50 PM |

Summary of a talk to staff, students and public by Nadia Murad, who escaped from ISIS, given on 26 November 2016

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Nobel peace prize nominee held captive by IS gives public lecture - photo gallery added

Nobel peace prize nominee held captive by IS gives public lecture - photo gallery added

Posted by pt91 at Nov 25, 2016 11:15 AM |

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad visited Leicester

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University expert discusses increasing impact of technology on international security

Posted by eb231 at Nov 15, 2016 03:10 PM |

Dr Andrew Futter presents at international conference on non-proliferation and disarmament

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Expert opinions cover museums, MEPs, Donald Trump and learning gain

Expert opinions cover museums, MEPs, Donald Trump and learning gain

Posted by ap507 at Nov 15, 2016 01:30 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 3 - 16 November

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Expert comment: Trump's presidency, international security and intelligence affairs

Expert comment: Trump's presidency, international security and intelligence affairs

Posted by ap507 at Nov 09, 2016 04:10 PM |

Dr Rob Dover from the School of History, Politics and International Relations has discussed the uncertainty introduced into the international system as a result of Trump's election

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Events to discuss Brexit and the law

Events to discuss Brexit and the law

Posted by ap507 at Nov 09, 2016 01:02 PM |

Public events focus on legal ramifications of Britain’s EU exit

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Expert opinions cover Boris Johnson, Russia, the ghoulish practice of gibbeting and 'offensive' TV

Expert opinions cover Boris Johnson, Russia, the ghoulish practice of gibbeting and 'offensive' TV

Posted by ap507 at Nov 01, 2016 11:30 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 20 October - 2 November

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University remembers fallen soldier who played a part in its founding

University remembers fallen soldier who played a part in its founding

Posted by ap507 at Oct 14, 2016 12:35 PM |

Archive material uncovers one of the stories that inspired Leicester’s ‘living memorial’

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History graduate discusses experience covering ‘game changing’ Rio Paralympics for Channel 4

History graduate discusses experience covering ‘game changing’ Rio Paralympics for Channel 4

Posted by ap507 at Oct 12, 2016 01:35 PM |

Jamie Burton, who was Junior Assistant Producer on Wheelchair Basketball, highlights how studying at the University of Leicester prepared him for covering the world’s ‘greatest sporting event’

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University signs Memorandum of Understanding with NATO Defense College

University signs Memorandum of Understanding with NATO Defense College

Posted by ap507 at Oct 05, 2016 01:11 PM |

Partnership will provide NATO officers with opportunity to continue studies via Distance Learning with University of Leicester

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One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

One hundred Leicester academics writing articles for The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 29, 2016 01:29 PM |

Researchers across the University creating engaging content in response to topical news

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Expert opinions cover migraines, Juno and crime-fighting technology

Expert opinions cover migraines, Juno and crime-fighting technology

Posted by ap507 at Sep 13, 2016 01:47 PM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 8 - 14 September

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Undersea warfare in the wake of a new wave of technology

Undersea warfare in the wake of a new wave of technology

Posted by pt91 at Sep 12, 2016 03:14 PM |

Conference on 13 September to explore implications for defence systems such as Trident

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PhD student publishes article in Al-Ahram Weekly

Posted by eb231 at Aug 26, 2016 10:28 AM |

PhD student publishes article on the situation in the Middle East.

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"Beset by Crises of Zuma's Making, South Africa Readies for Local Elections"

Posted by eb231 at Aug 26, 2016 10:21 AM |

Published by James Hamill in the World Politics Review

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Expert opinions cover magic, glass, Obama's nuclear policy, Kenya and banning the 'burquini'

Expert opinions cover magic, glass, Obama's nuclear policy, Kenya and banning the 'burquini'

Posted by ap507 at Aug 24, 2016 09:55 AM |

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 18 - 24 August

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