May

University of Leicester academics to speak in Parliament

University of Leicester academics to speak in Parliament

Leicester experts scheduled to share their expertise for the Industry and Parliament Trust

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Students test the science of Breaking Bad, Snatch and the Winter Olympics

Students test the science of Breaking Bad, Snatch and the Winter Olympics

Interdisciplinary science students apply scientific principles to pop culture scenarios for special topics module

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Expert Opinion: Eeny meeny miney mo...

Expert Opinion: Eeny meeny miney mo...

Professor Julie Coleman, Head of the School of English at the University of Leicester, comments on the controversy over allegedly ‘racist rhyme’

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New University homepage launched

New University homepage launched

Design accommodates the exponential growth in the use of mobile and tablet devices

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New exoplanet video explores beyond the boundaries of our solar system

New exoplanet video explores beyond the boundaries of our solar system

PhD student Tom Hands produces video to demonstrate vast range of time-scales on which exoplanets orbit host stars

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Leicester astronomer assumes Presidency of the Royal Astronomical Society

Leicester astronomer assumes Presidency of the Royal Astronomical Society

Today (9 May) is the first day as RAS president for Professor Martin Barstow, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Science and Engineering

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College Court renovation wins architectural award

College Court renovation wins architectural award

University's new conference centre and hotel recognised by Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

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Social Media to set Agenda for Technology and Innovation Event

Social Media to set Agenda for Technology and Innovation Event

University's Space Research Centre to host business networking event at Phoenix Square, Leicester on Thursday 12 June

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You're having a laugh?

You're having a laugh?

Leicester academics discuss why comedians rather than pop stars are acting as political icons

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Academics to explore death and continuing bonds in the time of Richard III

Academics to explore death and continuing bonds in the time of Richard III

Academics to discuss what can be learned from historical attitudes towards death and remembering the dead at Dying Matters Awareness week event on Wednesday 14 May

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Campus cooking highlights Leicester’s innovative cancer research

Campus cooking highlights Leicester’s innovative cancer research

Our Spice for Life food range highlights Leicester’s groundbreaking research into turmeric – and the campaign is proving to be a big success

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No twist in this tail: Leicester research backs up Saturn aurora theory

No twist in this tail: Leicester research backs up Saturn aurora theory

New observations of the ringed planet show dramatic auroral activity occurs when the planet’s magnetotail collapses

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More awards for College Court prove that good things come in threes

More awards for College Court prove that good things come in threes

University's Conference Centre and Hotel receives accolade of Building of the Year from RIBA East Midlands

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Intelligent transport systems thanks to academic expertise

Intelligent transport systems thanks to academic expertise

Routing Freight Traffic in Urban Areas for better mobility, less congestion, reduced noise and lower pollution

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'UK at risk due to unsustainable levels of household debt' says academic

'UK at risk due to unsustainable levels of household debt' says academic

Professor James Fitchett featured in new Verum consumer credit report warning of unsustainable mortgage debt with UK house prices

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How do Northern Irish protests play out on social media?

How do Northern Irish protests play out on social media?

Dr Paul Reilly has received a grant to investigate how footage of loyalist flag protests in Northern Ireland were received by social media users

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Unearthing the history of the ‘Island of Glass’

Unearthing the history of the ‘Island of Glass’

University team uncovers explosive history of a ‘celebrity hotspot’ on Pantelleria

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UK bank chief to speak with local students and businesspeople

UK bank chief to speak with local students and businesspeople

Free public talk by Ana Botín, Head of Santander UK, to take place at 11am on 29 May in the Council Chamber, Fielding Johnson Building

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Richard III Judicial Review decision

Richard III Judicial Review decision

High Court upholds Ministry of Justice licence that was granted to the University of Leicester, permitting reinterment at Leicester Cathedral

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NASA endorses Swift satellite

NASA endorses Swift satellite

University and Mullard Space Science Laboratory of University College London are key partners

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University to tell stories of migration during photographic exhibition

University to tell stories of migration during photographic exhibition

Use of augmented reality and digital kiosks provide dramatic accounts of migration in project by School of Museum Studies and Migration Museum Project

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When good leaders turn bad: the dual face of narcissistic leadership

When good leaders turn bad: the dual face of narcissistic leadership

University management expert Professor Mark Stein gives keynote address at 25th Greek Leadership Congress

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‘Go berserk’ with new book about runic language

‘Go berserk’ with new book about runic language

Dr Martin Findell publishes new book ‘Runes’ to accompany major British Museum Viking exhibition

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New 3D representation of Richard III’s spine

New 3D representation of Richard III’s spine

Academic paper in The Lancet reveals exact nature of King’s curvature of the spine

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Diabetes Risk Score helps to diagnose type 2 diabetes

Diabetes Risk Score helps to diagnose type 2 diabetes

Collaborative online risk test prompted 1 in 16 to get diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

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