March

Engineers measure Big Ben’s bong

Engineers measure Big Ben’s bong

Engineers contribute to major BBC documentary on sound to reveal why Big Ben produces distinct tone and feature on BBC's Daily Politics show

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Conference to showcase leading developments in gynaecological robotic surgery

Conference to showcase leading developments in gynaecological robotic surgery

7th Annual British and Irish Association of Gynaecological Robotic Surgeons conference taking place at the University between 1 and 3 March

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Local primary school children explore history of Leicester Cathedral

Local primary school children explore history of Leicester Cathedral

University of Leicester tutors host flash fiction workshop as part of BBC Storytelling Festival on 3 March

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Researchers to present evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry

Researchers to present evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry

Centre for Sustainable Work and Employment Futures presents evidence on British businesses and human rights on 2 March

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President of the Supreme Court to speak for University Law Society

President of the Supreme Court to speak for University Law Society

UK’s most senior judge and President of University of Leicester Law Society to give address on 3 March

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DNA and family history explored in public lecture

DNA and family history explored in public lecture

Professor Mark Jobling will discuss surnames and genetics in a lecture on 6 March

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Leicester Pro-Vice-Chancellor discusses studying at several universities

Leicester Pro-Vice-Chancellor discusses studying at several universities

Government proposals for students to build their degrees with different universities carry risks, says Professor Jon Scott

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Leicester celebrates International Women's Day

Leicester celebrates International Women's Day

Women’s trail, film screenings, lectures and free cupcakes among programme of free events to mark IWD 2017

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Portable devices monitor air pollution hotspots in cities

Portable devices monitor air pollution hotspots in cities

Professor Roland Leigh involved in project to help minimise impact of traffic on vulnerable people

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Work of women mathematicians at the University to be celebrated

Work of women mathematicians at the University to be celebrated

Everyone welcome to attend mathematics presentations on Wednesday 8 March as part of International Women’s Day

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Games Master’s: students to run video game tournament to be broadcast live

Games Master’s: students to run video game tournament to be broadcast live

University of Leicester students take on De Montfort University in event run by world’s biggest eSports company

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Leicester academic discusses the problems facing preterm babies

Leicester academic discusses the problems facing preterm babies

Dr Samantha Johnson appeared on BBC Inside Out East Midlands to explain the long term consequences of extremely premature birth

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Leicester hosting ground-breaking conference for Genomes Project

Leicester hosting ground-breaking conference for Genomes Project

UK Genomes Conference to discuss the future role of Genomics and the 100,000 Genome Project in transforming the NHS on Thursday 9 March

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Winners of student life photo competition announced

Winners of student life photo competition announced

Winning images depicting modern-day student life to go on display at University and included in historic archives

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Government funding for National Space Park development announced

Government funding for National Space Park development announced

Over £12 million in Local Growth Deal funding for national hub for space research, learning, public engagement and innovation

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New project to identify Jack the Ripper’s last known victim

New project to identify Jack the Ripper’s last known victim

Report by members of Richard III team reveals likelihood of finding and identifying Mary Jane Kelly – and using DNA to determine her true identity

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New International Studies Unit to launch at our University

New International Studies Unit to launch at our University

The Kurdistan International Studies Unit inaugurates its opening on 16 March with its first Annual Symposium dedicated to the Victims of Halabja, part of the Anfal Genocide

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Lecture series launched in memory of eminent microbiologist

Lecture series launched in memory of eminent microbiologist

Professor Pascale Cossart will give the first annual Dorothy Jones Lecture on Friday 17 March to showcase successful female scientists

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New project explores art and DNA at Leicester

New project explores art and DNA at Leicester

Ruth Singer and Gillian McFarland will be based in our Department of Genetics

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University seeks to drive biomedical innovation at first UK life sciences opportunities zone

University seeks to drive biomedical innovation at first UK life sciences opportunities zone

Charnwood Campus and University of Leicester to inspire discovery, encourage collaboration and accelerate business growth for the Med-Tech and Biopharma community

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Leicester DNA research presented to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Leicester DNA research presented to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Leicester Precision Medicine Institute and University Hospitals of Leicester present written evidence on Genomics to committee

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University showcases wide-ranging postgraduate research

University showcases wide-ranging postgraduate research

PhD graduates to deliver two sets of Doctoral Inaugural Lectures on their research on 22 March

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Armed patrols in Leicester: join the debate about policing in our city

Armed patrols in Leicester: join the debate about policing in our city

Leicestershire Police Chief Constable Simon Cole will speak about policing in the local community at a public event on 23 March 2017

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Gospel choir reaches finals of National Competition

Gospel choir reaches finals of National Competition

Leicester University Voices (LUV) selected to perform in the University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) competition on 18 March 2017

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Attenboroughs pledge support for Leicester’s centenary celebration

Attenboroughs pledge support for Leicester’s centenary celebration

Sir David and Michael Attenborough have been announced as centenary patrons during annual alumni dinner

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Victorian exhibition

‘Victorian Schooldays’ exhibition running until 7 July

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Event to showcase leading tuberculosis research

Event to showcase leading tuberculosis research

Free public event to promote World TB Day 2017 taking place on Wednesday 22 March

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Legal implications of Britain’s wars explored in research seminar

Legal implications of Britain’s wars explored in research seminar

Legal expert to discuss the possibility of holding MPs accountable for any decision to use military force in free public seminar on 23 March

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Engineering student shortlisted for prestigious awards

Engineering student shortlisted for prestigious awards

Student Oishi Deb shortlisted for the Telegraph's STEM Awards 2017 and the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year award in Computer Science, IT and Physics

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Leicester triumph at Varsity 2017

Leicester triumph at Varsity 2017

It was, as the saying goes, a damn close-run thing, but last night the University of Leicester beat our rivals and neighbours De Montfort University to take home the title of Leicester Varsity Champions 2017.

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Leicester experts comment on Westminster terror attack

Leicester experts comment on Westminster terror attack

Drs Rob Dover and Simon Bennett discuss the media reporting of terrorist incidents and threats to Western democracies

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The not-so-secret birthday party of Adrian Mole, aged 50

The not-so-secret birthday party of Adrian Mole, aged 50

Leicester’s most famous fictional son, teenage diarist Adrian Mole, will celebrate his 50th birthday on Sunday 2 April 2017. And you can too.

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University investment in research talent at the cutting edge of science

University investment in research talent at the cutting edge of science

New research studentships for the College of Science and Engineering in exciting and emerging subject areas announced

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Leicester OnTrack to advance social mobility

Leicester OnTrack to advance social mobility

Programmes to challenge social mobility at the University explained in an article by Martin Perfect, from the Careers Service

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University recognises human rights campaigner

University recognises human rights campaigner

Sheila B. Keetharuth wins Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for human rights work in Africa

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Experts respond to triggering of Article 50 and Brexit

Experts respond to triggering of Article 50 and Brexit

On the day Article 50 is triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May, University researchers discuss Brexit and the future of the UK

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Protest camps explored in new book co-edited by Leicester academics

Protest camps explored in new book co-edited by Leicester academics

Dr Gavin Brown and Dr Fabian Frenzel co-edit new book focused on the development of protest camps as political activism

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University economist delivers keynote speech on the recovery of banks

University economist delivers keynote speech on the recovery of banks

Professor Panicos Demetriades presents to Twelfth Asia-Pacific High-level Meeting on Banking Supervision in Indonesia

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The Guardian highlights Vardyquake project

The Guardian highlights Vardyquake project

Leicester was first runner-up in Guardian University award for Marketing and Communications campaign this week

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Sensational discovery of previously unseen Adrian Mole diary

Sensational discovery of previously unseen Adrian Mole diary

Historians at the University of Leicester have discovered a previously unknown extract from the diary of local author Adrian Mole, hailing it as “the social history find of the century.”

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