August

University staff and students to appear in movie

University staff and students to appear in movie

Mike Simpson, Lily Portman and Nathan Ifill all feature in upcoming thriller "Do Something, Jake".

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‘Pope Francis’s appeal for Poland to welcome refugees may remain unanswered’

‘Pope Francis’s appeal for Poland to welcome refugees may remain unanswered’

Dr Simona Guerra discusses Polish attitudes towards the European migrant crisis and Pope Francis's views being 'at odds' with the government

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Discovery sheds light on how vertebrates see

Discovery sheds light on how vertebrates see

Discovery identifies details in eyes of 300 million year old lamprey and hagfish fossils

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Environmental insights from the 'GHOST' in the machine

Environmental insights from the 'GHOST' in the machine

Earth observation scientist details a successful year for instrument co-designed at Leicester

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Study finds veins on Mars were formed by evaporating ancient lakes

Study finds veins on Mars were formed by evaporating ancient lakes

The Open University and University of Leicester publish study determining the fluids once present in Martian Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater

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Expert reaction to study looking at air pollution and lung cancer survival

Expert reaction to study looking at air pollution and lung cancer survival

Professor Michael Peake discusses new research suggesting pollution may shorten lung cancer patients' lives in Science Media Centre expert comment

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Are we entering a new age?

Are we entering a new age?

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz interviewed about the Anthropocene on Academic Minute

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Chicxulub crater: Leicester researchers investigate what killed the dinosaurs

Chicxulub crater: Leicester researchers investigate what killed the dinosaurs

Members of the Department of Geology have been investigating site of meteorite impact that wiped out the dinosaurs

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Study examines issues relating to gender and trade

Study examines issues relating to gender and trade

Researcher examines impact of Directive that applies the principle of non-discrimination on grounds of sex to the use and supply of goods and services

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Could large space missions help to unite world powers?

Could large space missions help to unite world powers?

Professor John Bridges quoted in article about US company gaining permission to carry out the first private mission to the Moon and the possibility of settling there

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Medieval skeletons discovered at Leicester Castle

Medieval skeletons discovered at Leicester Castle

Skeletons thought to be 600 or 700 years old uncovered by University archaeologists

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National Student Survey reveals rise for Leicester

National Student Survey reveals rise for Leicester

Satisfaction has improved to 88% amongst final year undergraduates at the University

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County charity launches fund-raising yo-yo challenge

County charity launches fund-raising yo-yo challenge

Hope Against Cancer, which works in partnership with the University and Leicester's Hospitals, aims to raise money for cancer research with new fundraising campaign

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University supports research into team-working practices

University supports research into team-working practices

Researchers from Civil Safety and Security Unit to adapt protocol for flight-deck crews to other high-risk industries

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Expert comment: Has the Olympic Games caught up with the modern world?

Expert comment: Has the Olympic Games caught up with the modern world?

John Williams from the Department of Sociology discusses how the Olympics still has a way to go before all athletes are treated equally

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Expert opinions cover the Olympic Games and NATO

Expert opinions cover the Olympic Games and NATO

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 11 - 17 August

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Tuition fees capped for new students starting in September

Tuition fees capped for new students starting in September

The University can confirm it will not be increasing fees for students starting in 2016/17

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Leicester graduate taking part in new series of The Great British Bake Off

Leicester graduate taking part in new series of The Great British Bake Off

Economics alumna to appear on the seventh series of the popular baking show, starting on Wednesday 24 August 2016

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Study finds wage and employment freezes impact on morale

Study finds wage and employment freezes impact on morale

Management actions to combat recessions could compromise the performance effects of empowerment, research suggests

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Leicester ranked UK's Greatest Sporting City for 2016

Leicester ranked UK's Greatest Sporting City for 2016

Research from ESPN and the University of Bath places Leicester above the likes of London and Manchester

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University professor joins stars in cancer fight

University professor joins stars in cancer fight

Professor Dean Fennell stars on the new Stand Up To Cancer website with celebrities including Davina McCall, Alan Carr and Adam Hills

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Researcher explores the 'special skills' required to be a medieval baker

Researcher explores the 'special skills' required to be a medieval baker

As The Great British Bake Off returns to our screens, PhD student Becky Lawton, who works on Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts with the British Library, discusses baking guilds in medieval Europe

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Engineering Building listed as one of the 'world's best unsung buildings'

Engineering Building listed as one of the 'world's best unsung buildings'

Famous Grade II* listed building designed by Sir James Stirling and James Gowan included in The Guardian's 'Castles in the sky' list

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Modern-day insights from how segregationists sold their message on US television

Modern-day insights from how segregationists sold their message on US television

University of Leicester PhD research into white resistance to the civil rights movement helps to explain the rise of white nationalism today

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University students work with injured soldiers in unique archaeological project

University students work with injured soldiers in unique archaeological project

UK Forces personnel, who have been injured mentally or physically on operations or in other circumstances, join university students and staff at ancient Roman harbour

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