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Being humane

Posted by ap507 at Jul 09, 2018 11:30 AM |

Academics, poets, activists and members of the public discuss responses to migration crisis during event at Leicester Cathedral on 13 July 2018

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Post-World Cup blues? Delve into the history of the beautiful game

Post-World Cup blues? Delve into the history of the beautiful game

Posted by pt91 at Jul 05, 2018 04:30 PM |

Latest edition of free online course exploring football origins, fandom and politics runs from 16 July

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

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

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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A Tale of Muslim Britain

A Tale of Muslim Britain

Posted by ap507 at Jun 28, 2018 04:40 PM |

Baroness Warsi spoke at the University on 21 June

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Why public health campaigns and the BMI scale may do more harm than good- claim

Why public health campaigns and the BMI scale may do more harm than good- claim

Posted by ew205 at Jun 15, 2018 02:04 PM |

Dr Oli Williams explains why governments and corporations should deal with the social determinants of health and obesity, as opposed to their symptoms

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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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Film highlights experiences of children in the Calais 'Jungle'

Film highlights experiences of children in the Calais 'Jungle'

Posted by ap507 at May 17, 2018 09:33 AM |

The film screening on Monday 21 May will be followed by a question and answer session and panel discussion

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Study shows large gender imbalance in funding given for cancer research

Study shows large gender imbalance in funding given for cancer research

Posted by pt91 at May 15, 2018 10:55 AM |

Male researchers receive more than three times as much funding as female researchers

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Expert opinions cover Zuma, masculinity, Facebook data, railway reforms, the NHS and social media

Expert opinions cover Zuma, masculinity, Facebook data, railway reforms, the NHS and social media

Posted by ap507 at Apr 27, 2018 04:15 PM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 15 March - 30 April

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‘Fighting Gender Injustice in a Changing World’  Baroness Shami Chakrabarti

‘Fighting Gender Injustice in a Changing World’ Baroness Shami Chakrabarti

Posted by dc348 at Apr 23, 2018 09:55 AM |

6pm Thursday 10th May Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, University of Leicester

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Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 11, 2018 12:04 PM |

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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Facebook scandal and its effects in Southeast Asia

Facebook scandal and its effects in Southeast Asia

Posted by ap507 at Apr 06, 2018 11:24 AM |

Dr Athina Karatzogianni appeared on BBC World News on 5 April

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The future of the media in the wake of Trump and Brexit

The future of the media in the wake of Trump and Brexit

Posted by ap507 at Feb 19, 2018 09:43 AM |

Experts to gather at conference to take place on Wednesday 21 February

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Public invited to explore what it means ‘to be at home’

Public invited to explore what it means ‘to be at home’

Posted by ew205 at Jan 12, 2018 04:50 PM |

Leicester event to consider issues surrounding inclusion and belonging

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Event to unravel Europe’s ‘migration crisis’

Event to unravel Europe’s ‘migration crisis’

Posted by ew205 at Jan 12, 2018 12:20 PM |

Professor Heaven Crawley will share first-hand experiences of migrants detailed in a new book at free public talk on 17 January

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Free online course to offer insights into Leicester City Football Club’s historic Premier League win

Free online course to offer insights into Leicester City Football Club’s historic Premier League win

Posted by pt91 at Jan 05, 2018 11:43 AM |

University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Leicester City Football Club and FutureLearn to offer online course exploring football origins, fandom, politics and the effect of the club’s historic 2015/16 season

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Festival event turns spotlight on Diversity in Leicester

Festival event turns spotlight on Diversity in Leicester

Posted by ew205 at Dec 04, 2017 11:20 AM |

‘Diversity and the City’ will take place on 7 December

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Expert opinions cover James Bond, sexual harassment in the media, kindness, science diplomacy and 'the beautiful game'

Expert opinions cover James Bond, sexual harassment in the media, kindness, science diplomacy and 'the beautiful game'

Posted by ap507 at Nov 13, 2017 02:55 PM |

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

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Migrants' experiences of life in UK is focus of University of Leicester event

Migrants' experiences of life in UK is focus of University of Leicester event

Posted by ew205 at Nov 09, 2017 10:05 AM |

Public invited to launch of new research at Resource for London on Thursday 16 November 2017 at 6.30pm

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Impact of Chinese students in Leicester is focus of TV programme

Impact of Chinese students in Leicester is focus of TV programme

Posted by pt91 at Oct 18, 2017 01:45 PM |

Our academic contributes to discussion on BBC

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