January

Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

Research reveals what audiences expect when TV is offensive

University of Leicester and Birmingham City University experts discuss audience expectations of media regulators

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Will AI ever understand human emotions?

Will AI ever understand human emotions?

Dr Leandro Minku discusses the growing data and processing power of technology and how AI may be able to recognise emotions in the next few decades

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Experts probe Mumbai’s history

Experts probe Mumbai’s history

Our University involved in convening and presenting at international event

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Leicester launches its own MONOPOLY game

Leicester launches its own MONOPOLY game

Bespoke game to be launched on Friday 13 January at board games workshop as part of student de-stress campaign

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Researchers suggest targeting freshers could halt spread of meningitis

Researchers suggest targeting freshers could halt spread of meningitis

Universities of Leicester and Nottingham project could hold key to reducing spread of meningitis and septicaemia

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Hear from the experts on medical marvels

Hear from the experts on medical marvels

Free talks to the public discuss the science behind diseases on 21 February

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Free language taster sessions from Languages at Leicester

Free language taster sessions from Languages at Leicester

Long-running language programme from University of Leicester holding free events from 16 – 19 January

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Distinguished literary figures from Leicester to be honoured

Distinguished literary figures from Leicester to be honoured

Local poet and Madame Doubtfire author to receive honorary degrees from University of Leicester on 19 and 20 January

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New frontiers in forensic science at Leicester

New frontiers in forensic science at Leicester

New feature on how Leicester is continuing to lead the way in forensic discoveries

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Top employers target Leicester graduate high fliers

Top employers target Leicester graduate high fliers

University of Leicester among top quartile sought by leading 100 graduate employers

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Medical schools help tackle 'class ceiling' on professional careers

Medical schools help tackle 'class ceiling' on professional careers

Universities are beginning to realise they must be more proactive and innovative in their approach to medical school admissions’ - Professor Philip Baker, Dean of Medicine, University of Leicester

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Forbes names Leicester academic in list of prodigious stars changing the world

Forbes names Leicester academic in list of prodigious stars changing the world

Dr Victoria McCoy recognised in annual ‘30 Under 30 Europe’ list for unique approach to study of fossil biomolecules

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Leicester academic discusses Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Leicester academic discusses Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Professor Panicos Demetriades likened the Brexit negotiations to a ‘hidden trade war’ for Radio Sputnik

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College Court wins Simply The Guest Award for the second year

College Court wins Simply The Guest Award for the second year

Leicester Hotel and Conference Centre awarded top rated status in national UK hotel awards based on genuine guest reviews

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Leicester involved in Earth Observation project to protect tropical forests worldwide

Leicester involved in Earth Observation project to protect tropical forests worldwide

UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme kick-starts project to improve management and protection of 300 million hectares of tropical forests

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Winter Graduation Gallery

Winter Graduation Gallery

A selection of multimedia from our winter 2017 graduation ceremonies

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University to mark death of fallen soldier who played a part in its founding

University to mark death of fallen soldier who played a part in its founding

Saturday 21 January 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the death in action of Lieutenant Eric Henry Janson Teasdale, who gave his life during the First World War

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University Professor receives Lifetime Achievement award

University Professor receives Lifetime Achievement award

Professor Tony Gershlick has been awarded the inaugural British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) Lifetime Achievement Career Award

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Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

Professor Dirk Moses (Sydney) to explore the links between European colonial atrocities and the Holocaust in free public lecture on Tuesday 24 January

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Diabetes risk score translation event taking place in Leicester

Diabetes risk score translation event taking place in Leicester

An event to launch the translation of a Type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool into two South Asian languages takes place in Leicester on Friday 27 January

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Laser-firing spacecraft lauded by Leicester Director

Laser-firing spacecraft lauded by Leicester Director

Professor of Earth Observation Science says new instrument will shed light on ‘holy grail’ of earth observation

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Leicester experts weigh in on Trump’s leadership potential

Leicester experts weigh in on Trump’s leadership potential

On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration (20 January), experts discuss: • The new President’s relationship with Russia • Trump’s relationship with the US intelligence community • Risks of Trump's narcissistic leadership

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Sculptures come to life in new Night at the Museum exhibition

Sculptures come to life in new Night at the Museum exhibition

Our Attenborough Arts Centre to host major new exhibition by leading British artist Ryan Gander

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Acclaimed economist David Blanchflower to hold lecture on Trump and Brexit at our University

Acclaimed economist David Blanchflower to hold lecture on Trump and Brexit at our University

Former student and honorary graduate will give the next lecture in the School of Business Dean’s Lecture Series on Wednesday 25 January

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University of Leicester receives VIP visit

University of Leicester receives VIP visit

Today our University welcomed a special VIP from the United States of America during the graduation ceremony held at De Montfort Hall

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Award-winning University alumnus publishes first novel

Award-winning University alumnus publishes first novel

Leicester graduate Anietie Isong has recently published his first novel, Radio Sunrise

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What Brexit could mean for the University sector

What Brexit could mean for the University sector

Professor Iain Gillespie discusses how UK universities and EU funding will be affected by Brexit

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Leicester academic featured in the Times Higher Education

Leicester academic featured in the Times Higher Education

Professor Martin Parker from the School of Business discusses 'good' and 'bad' academic journals and issues surrounding ‘predatory publishing’

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Leicester expert comments on new report into Class Pay Gap

Leicester expert comments on new report into Class Pay Gap

'Leaving journalism to the privileged carries the risk of leading to journalism for the privileged’, says Dr Daniela Rudloff

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New digital map remembers ‘Vanished Leicester’

New digital map remembers ‘Vanished Leicester’

University digitises photograph collection which recorded Leicester’s working-class Victorian history

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University exhibition to showcase research and innovation to the public

University exhibition to showcase research and innovation to the public

50 images capturing the cutting-edge research of the University will be on display at Queen’s Hall on Thursday 9 February

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Celebrating the Chinese New Year on campus

Celebrating the Chinese New Year on campus

Activities include wishing tree, Chinese food and Gala event to welcome the Year of the Rooster

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Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Leicester reaches three million readers on The Conversation

Academic opinion articles receive a significant number of readers on global platform, providing expert opinion in response to topical news

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To celebrate Year of the Rooster, University research explores intriguing tales of chickens

To celebrate Year of the Rooster, University research explores intriguing tales of chickens

From the rise and fall of empires to helping vulnerable cultures, the Chicken Trail provides fascinating insights into the plucky poultry

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