April

Leicester geneticists to present at Who Do You Think You Are? Live

Leicester geneticists to present at Who Do You Think You Are? Live

Dr Turi King and Professor Mark Jobling will discuss their research on the discovery of Richard III and DNA landscapes of Britain and Western Europe on 6 and 7 April

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Cutting-edge science to be enhanced with new talent

Cutting-edge science to be enhanced with new talent

Fresh investment, together with new grant funding, will create eleven new research roles investigating structural and chemical biology

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Leicester academic explores unanswered questions about Easter

Leicester academic explores unanswered questions about Easter

Dr Philip Shaw will explore the pagan origins of the oldest festival of the Christian Church in ‘Fixing Easter’ event on 6 April

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Leicester announces international campus

Leicester announces international campus

Our University is to partner with one of the strongest Universities in China

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University of Leicester astronomers discover Great ‘Cold’ Spot on Jupiter

University of Leicester astronomers discover Great ‘Cold’ Spot on Jupiter

‘Great Cold Spot’ is the first direct evidence of a sustained weather system generated by polar aurorae and may have existed for thousands of years

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Four Leicester students shortlisted for TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards

Four Leicester students shortlisted for TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards

Sydney Holt, Kadejha Morgan, Connor Gascoigne and Ciaran Deasy have been shortlisted for the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2017

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University involved in major audio preservation project

University involved in major audio preservation project

‘Unlocking Our Sound Heritage’ project to preserve rich stories of UK’s diverse history

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Easter eggs, hot cross buns, and the microorganisms that help create them

Easter eggs, hot cross buns, and the microorganisms that help create them

University microbiologist discusses the surprising amount of microbiological processes that go into the production of our traditional Easter foodstuffs

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'Twitter gives scientists a genuine voice – an opportunity to engage, share and explain'

'Twitter gives scientists a genuine voice – an opportunity to engage, share and explain'

In an article for The Royal Society, Dr Leigh Fletcher reflects on the use of social media and blogging to rapidly engage a wide, international audience in his research

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School of Business seminars to focus on innovation

School of Business seminars to focus on innovation

Business owners are invited to attend two free events to hear from leading international speakers on 19 and 21 April

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Leicester student sets British Rubik's cube record

Leicester student sets British Rubik's cube record

Mathematics student Ben Whitmore solves Rubik's cube puzzle in just 6.54 seconds

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Leicester expert discusses recent tensions between the US and North Korea

Leicester expert discusses recent tensions between the US and North Korea

Dr Andrew Futter writes article for Think: Leicester about how the Trump Administration may be seeking to neuter the growing North Korean nuclear and missile aspirations through the use of cyber attacks

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Success for student entrepreneur in national space challenge competition

Success for student entrepreneur in national space challenge competition

Physics and Astronomy student Razzia Gafur’s project uses space data for the gaming market and virtual reality

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Showcase of Leicester research and innovation to go on tour

Showcase of Leicester research and innovation to go on tour

50 images capturing our cutting-edge research will go on display at Leicester locations from 26 April

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Leicester researchers to explore Parliament and the Brexit process

Leicester researchers to explore Parliament and the Brexit process

Funding for project that will explore effectiveness of Parliament in scrutinising and responding to challenges of Brexit

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EXPERT COMMENT: 'A Le Pen victory could unleash a tsunami of economic volatility'

EXPERT COMMENT: 'A Le Pen victory could unleash a tsunami of economic volatility'

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Panicos Demetriades discusses the implications of a victory for Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections

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Expert opinions cover Trump, Theresa May, cyber wars and Le Pen

Expert opinions cover Trump, Theresa May, cyber wars and Le Pen

Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 13 - 26 April

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Brexit impact to be discussed at free event

Brexit impact to be discussed at free event

Forum on Friday 12 May focuses on Brexit and Ireland and impact on UK-Ireland relations

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StreetDoctors run Leicester’s Big 10K

StreetDoctors run Leicester’s Big 10K

Medical students fundraising for charity seeking to prevent youth violence

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New blood cancer study announces 'outstanding' results

New blood cancer study announces 'outstanding' results

Research led by our University and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust reveals ‘transformative outcomes’ for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

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EXPERT COMMENT: 'Donald’s Disappointing Days: Trump’s First Hundred Days in Office'

EXPERT COMMENT: 'Donald’s Disappointing Days: Trump’s First Hundred Days in Office'

Dr Andrew Johnstone, from the School of History, Politics and International Relations, has discussed President Donald Trump's first 100 days as American President

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