October

Bridging the gap between Latin American cinema and UK public

Bridging the gap between Latin American cinema and UK public

Film industry experts and Jamiroquai’s drummer to ensnare audiences at public seminar taking place on 11 October

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Poppy Power: Knit a poppy to honour WW1 soldiers

Poppy Power: Knit a poppy to honour WW1 soldiers

Poppies to adorn lawn at Entrance 2 on University Road this Remembrance Sunday

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Great British Bake Off star baked to perfection

Great British Bake Off star baked to perfection

Graduate and star baker attributes his success to time at Leicester in new podcast interview

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New project to investigate working conditions in Leicester's fashion industry

New project to investigate working conditions in Leicester's fashion industry

Researchers to look at garment manufacturing supply chains in Leicester with funding from Ethical Trading Initiative

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Archaeologists discover bronze remains of Iron Age chariot

Archaeologists discover bronze remains of Iron Age chariot

Team uncovers a matching set of decorated bronze parts from a 2nd or 3rd century BC Celtic chariot at Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort

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King Richard III’s last journey

King Richard III’s last journey

Remains will be taken from University of Leicester, via Bosworth, to Leicester Cathedral

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Thought leadership: 'Ruthless narcissists' on The Apprentice

Thought leadership: 'Ruthless narcissists' on The Apprentice

Professor Martin Parker from the School of Management discusses the upcoming tenth series of The Apprentice on The Conversation.

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New gallery receives planning permission

New gallery receives planning permission

Plans for a new exhibition space for Embrace Arts have been approved

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Rising to the challenge to beat cancer

Rising to the challenge to beat cancer

Researchers involved in bake-off to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer campaign

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Academic to dance the night away in new film starring Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman

Academic to dance the night away in new film starring Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman

Dr Heidi Ashton from the School of Management will feature in 'A Little Chaos' to be screened at the British Film Institute Festival from 17-19 October

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Undergraduate student publishes debut novel

Undergraduate student publishes debut novel

Psychology student Hawa Mansaray publishes 'The Tale of Frankie Fox and Terry Toad'

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Earth observation centre receives £23m for world-class environmental science

Earth observation centre receives £23m for world-class environmental science

Funding comes as Leicester environment and space scientist takes up appointment as Director of National Centre for Earth Observation

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New test helps victims of brain injury recover

New test helps victims of brain injury recover

Dr Gerald Burgess develops assessment to help sufferers of damage to the brain

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Student event to address global challenges

Student event to address global challenges

University marks United Nations Day on 24 October with activities to help develop sustainable world

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Is pornography ‘sexually liberating’ for women?

Is pornography ‘sexually liberating’ for women?

University to debate issue at ‘Performing Sexual Liberation’ conference on Friday 24 October

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The future of the Earth’s oceans could be seen in distant planets

The future of the Earth’s oceans could be seen in distant planets

Impact of climate change and over-exploitation on oceans explored in new book by Leicester geologists

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New drug could help people suffering from cervical cancer

New drug could help people suffering from cervical cancer

Professor Paul Symonds leads study into effects of cediranib drug in chemotherapy treatment of cervical cancer

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Halloween zombie run to test student fitness

Halloween zombie run to test student fitness

Students, staff and alumni to dress as the living dead for 5km run on Friday 31 October

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Portraits of publicity-shy Brontë sister examined

Portraits of publicity-shy Brontë sister examined

Prestigious lecture by Leicester academic on 17 November discusses Jane Eyre author

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Get to know your neighbours in Clarendon Park

Get to know your neighbours in Clarendon Park

Students' Union initiative encourages residents to share a nice cup of tea together

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This year's Literary Leicester Festival to pay tribute to Sue Townsend

This year's Literary Leicester Festival to pay tribute to Sue Townsend

The seventh annual festival of the written word takes place from 12-15 November featuring famous authors and a variety of events

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Everyday objects seen through a fresh pair of eyes

Everyday objects seen through a fresh pair of eyes

University mini public lecture series to challenge perceptions of household objects

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Exhibition showing ‘hidden’ WWI histories in Knighton

Exhibition showing ‘hidden’ WWI histories in Knighton

University to feature in new exhibition between 7 - 9 November at Holbrook Memorial Hall

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