February

Thousands expected to sign up for free online course in forensic science

Thousands expected to sign up for free online course in forensic science

Course starting on 8 February delivered by same University which discovered DNA fingerprinting and used genetics to help identify the remains of King Richard III

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Sir David Attenborough highlights destruction of the natural world within a generation

Sir David Attenborough highlights destruction of the natural world within a generation

We have planted seeds of damage for the future – but the youth of today provides hope for salvation says renowned naturalist at Leicester event

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Muslim integration and refugee experiences to be discussed by leading historians

Muslim integration and refugee experiences to be discussed by leading historians

Free public lectures on twentieth century experiences taking place between 4 – 10 February for Holocaust Awareness Week

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How the Bank of England was built by pirate booty

How the Bank of England was built by pirate booty

Professor Martin Parker explores how modern management needs to learn from the pages of history – and its novels

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Programme to tackle graduate gender pay gap

Programme to tackle graduate gender pay gap

Sprint programme to advance gender equality and ‘degenderise’ career options

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Leicester research cited in new series of the X-Files

Leicester research cited in new series of the X-Files

When they're not investigating alien mysteries, Mulder and Scully contemplate Leicester genetics research...

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Leicester up for two out of three awards in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence

Leicester up for two out of three awards in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence

Attenborough Arts Centre and King Richard III Partnership to compete for national tourism awards in Blackpool on 8 March 2016

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Students to unveil Silverstone race car design

Students to unveil Silverstone race car design

Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Executive Director to give Annual Industry Lecture on 11 February 2016

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Watch speeches for Attenborough Arts gallery opening in full

Watch speeches for Attenborough Arts gallery opening in full

Speeches from Sir David Attenborough, the President and Vice-Chancellor, and Director of Attenborough Arts Centre

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Geology Master's graduate celebrates success

Geology Master's graduate celebrates success

Rebecca Strachan wins three international awards while studying for Master’s Degree

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What is saffron?

What is saffron?

Professor Pat Heslop-Harrison from the Department of Genetics explains what saffron is, some of its many uses and how to identify a fake.

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Leicester pledges support for CEASE campaign

Leicester pledges support for CEASE campaign

Campaign aims to eradicate abuse and sexual exploitation of children in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

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Staff and students team up for Go Green Week

Staff and students team up for Go Green Week

From a jumper sale and Zumba marathon to building bug hotels, staff and students are getting involved

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Molecules in processed foods could unlock key to healthier diets

Molecules in processed foods could unlock key to healthier diets

Discovery identifies harmful bacterial molecules in processed foods and how to prevent them from arising

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Expert opinion covers Trident and cyber attacks

Expert opinion covers Trident and cyber attacks

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics 4 - 10 February

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Winners of  short story competition celebrate their success

Winners of short story competition celebrate their success

Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning announce the winning entries in their 2015 writing competition

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A hilarious line-up at Attenborough Arts

A hilarious line-up at Attenborough Arts

Twelve new shows specially for Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival from 11 - 20 February

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Astronomers join hunt for Einstein’s gravitational sirens

Astronomers join hunt for Einstein’s gravitational sirens

‘The first detection of gravitational waves heralds a new era of physics and astronomy’

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Celebrated author to present reasoned outlook at lecture

Celebrated author to present reasoned outlook at lecture

AC Grayling to discuss the role of rationality and reason in the formation of our views and opinions

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Thirteen things you may not know about black holes...

Thirteen things you may not know about black holes...

From maximum size to tinkering with time, Professor Andrew King outlines a number of fun things about black holes

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What's in a name?

What's in a name?

Mumbai or Bombay? University lecturer discusses the politics of naming a city.

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Fossils solve mystery of how life moved onto land

Fossils solve mystery of how life moved onto land

Researchers involved in national project to be exhibited at the National Museum of Scotland from Friday 19 February

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Green Party leader to speak at Careers event

Green Party leader to speak at Careers event

Alumna Natalie Bennett will be keynote speaker at Careers with Politics and Sociology event on Wednesday 24 February

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New tennis facilities net community award

New tennis facilities net community award

University's tennis provision scores well with Tennis Foundation and Lawn Tennis Association

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Historic collection of rare books on German Expressionist art to be unveiled

Historic collection of rare books on German Expressionist art to be unveiled

The event will be marked with a guest lecture from Professor Sir Richard Evans of the University of Cambridge on 2 March

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The crocuses have croaked...

The crocuses have croaked...

Spring flowers bloom weeks before showcase events for Crocus Sundays

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Event to explore implications of global migration

Event to explore implications of global migration

Poetry readings, talks and live saxophone music to accompany book launch event on Thursday 25 February at Attenborough Arts Centre

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Life as a Leicester postgraduate: 2015 in review

Life as a Leicester postgraduate: 2015 in review

The Graduate School gives a round-up of activity by our postgraduate research community last year

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Hundreds of European students expected to visit Leicester for annual Congress of Polish Student Societies

Hundreds of European students expected to visit Leicester for annual Congress of Polish Student Societies

Keynote speakers at event from 26 – 28 February include Mayoral candidate for the City of London Jan Żyliński and IBM Service UK Chief Executive Bernard Szczech

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Ancient chimpanzee ‘Adam’ lived over one million years ago

Ancient chimpanzee ‘Adam’ lived over one million years ago

Geneticists compare human male - and female- line genealogies with those of our closest animal relatives

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Leicester to hold photographic exhibition of women's involvement in space

Leicester to hold photographic exhibition of women's involvement in space

The two week display, Space Girls Space Women, will be opened by Met Office chief scientist Professor Dame Julia Slingo on International Women's Day, 8 March

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Can Leicester City win the Premier League?

Can Leicester City win the Premier League?

Experts from our School of Management and Department of Sociology comment on the Foxes' fortune this season

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Free online course offers insights into the time of Richard III

Free online course offers insights into the time of Richard III

University of Leicester and FutureLearn launch course in the anniversary month of King’s reinterment

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Testing time for students

Testing time for students

Leicester students acquire skills for designing and evaluating school language tests

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Visions of Leicester campus feature in exhibition

Visions of Leicester campus feature in exhibition

Landscape paintings by local artist Maria Collingham at Attenborough Arts until 6 March

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SCAD research study featured in national press

SCAD research study featured in national press

Leicester research into spontaneous coronary artery dissection is funded by the British Heart Foundation

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Listen to the very first episode of The Bulletin

Listen to the very first episode of The Bulletin

New weekly podcast shares the latest news from the university in bitesize audio form

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