October

Researchers engage with the local community through ‘Lunchtime Lecture Series’

Researchers engage with the local community through ‘Lunchtime Lecture Series’

A programme of short and comprehensive lectures will be delivered weekly at the Leicester Adult Education College from October to December

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16th Annual American Studies Lecture will bring a taste of Broadway to Leicester

16th Annual American Studies Lecture will bring a taste of Broadway to Leicester

A talk entitled “Tennessee Williams on Broadway: Reimagining The Glass Menagerie” will be delivered by Professor Annette Saddik on Monday 9 October

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Leicester link to Nobel Prize winners

Leicester link to Nobel Prize winners

Geneticist Bambos Kyriacou is collaborator of Nobel Prize winning US Scientists

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Awards for eye research at Leicester

Awards for eye research at Leicester

Ophthalmology researchers wins British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association prizes

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University of Leicester academic involved with new Bible Museum from inception

University of Leicester academic involved with new Bible Museum from inception

Panel of Independent Scholars, including University of Leicester Professor Gordon Campbell, and Museum Leaders to Discuss Evolutionary Process for Developing Content, Address Questions About Artefacts on Display in 430,000-Square-Foot Museum

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Leicester Lecture to examine ‘profound’ impact of current global trends on future health and medical care

Leicester Lecture to examine ‘profound’ impact of current global trends on future health and medical care

Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health Professor Chris Whitty will deliver 'How health in the U.K. will change over the next 20 years; the good and the bad' on 23 October

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Leicester researcher contributes to space arts odyssey

Leicester researcher contributes to space arts odyssey

Mars Express data ‘musicalised’ to mark 20th anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Leicester Centre for Mental Health Workshop to take place

Leicester Centre for Mental Health Workshop to take place

University of Leicester, De Montfort University and Leicester Partnership Trust will join forces to discuss a new initiative to strengthen Mental Health research and education on 13 October

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PhD Physics student shares his experience working on the Cassini mission

PhD Physics student shares his experience working on the Cassini mission

PhD Physics student and member of Leicester's Cassini Team Tom Bradley discusses his involvement with Cassini's data analysis, and the long-term impacts that the mission will have

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Leicester academic co-authors new book on young people and the anti-apartheid protest

Leicester academic co-authors new book on young people and the anti-apartheid protest

'Youth Activism and Solidarity: the non-stop picket against Apartheid' will be published by Routledge on Thursday 19 October. It is the result of a Leverhulme Trust funded project that ran here from 2011-2014.

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Experts to explore what a good Brexit is for city and county

Experts to explore what a good Brexit is for city and county

Academic, political and commercial expertise to meet for debate organised by our University on 6 November

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Voices of mental health

Voices of mental health

Study by Leicester Professor breaks new ground

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Leicester's Engineering Building features on British Library website

Leicester's Engineering Building features on British Library website

Niamh Dillon writes on the recently refurbished grade II* listed Engineering Building, featuring a brief recording of its architect James Gowan

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Range of events taking place to celebrate Black History Month

Range of events taking place to celebrate Black History Month

An Attenborough Arts exhibition, Literary Leicester discussions, student-led initiatives and more to mark the 30th Anniversary of Black History Month in the UK

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Leicester scientists describe ‘astronomical phenomenon never witnessed before’

Leicester scientists describe ‘astronomical phenomenon never witnessed before’

Global announcement involving Leicester academics describes joint detection of gravitational wave and light signal from colliding neutron stars

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University pioneers revised attitudes at first Menopause: Let's Talk About It workshop

University pioneers revised attitudes at first Menopause: Let's Talk About It workshop

On Thursday 12 October, the University held its first Menopause: Let's Talk About It workshop which was inspired by our own research.

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Book written by Leicester academic evaluating the Euro Crisis in Cyprus released

Book written by Leicester academic evaluating the Euro Crisis in Cyprus released

‘A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus: Lessons for Bank Recovery and Resolution’ by Professor Panicos Demetriades is now available

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Leicester professor is most productive and cited woman in urban geography

Leicester professor is most productive and cited woman in urban geography

Recent paper asserts that Professor Loretta Lees’s work has been cited more than any other woman in her field.

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Literary Leicester events to tackle race, culture and class head-on

Literary Leicester events to tackle race, culture and class head-on

Shrabani Basu, author of book-turned-feature-film Victoria and Abdul, among guests who will speak on literary works and issues pertaining to race, class, culture and religion on 17 and 18 November

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Discover why businesses should harness the ‘power of co-operation'

Discover why businesses should harness the ‘power of co-operation'

Head of Co-operatives UK discusses social justice and ethical business for next School of Business Dean’s Lecture on 25 October

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Scientist discusses global environmental issues at Sultan’s banquet

Scientist discusses global environmental issues at Sultan’s banquet

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz attended event hosted by sovereign ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi

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Open for applications: Midlands3Cities funding for PhD studentships available at Leicester

Open for applications: Midlands3Cities funding for PhD studentships available at Leicester

Applicant workshop on 18 November for doctoral training partnership across universities in Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham which funds PhD studentships

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Film screening to explore post-prison lives of wrongly convicted individuals

Film screening to explore post-prison lives of wrongly convicted individuals

Screening of BBC documentary ‘Fallout’ and panel discussion with the director, Paddy Hill and Robert Brown to take place on Monday 30 October

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Esteemed academics from top UK universities to take part in ‘Black in Academia’ panel event at Leicester

Esteemed academics from top UK universities to take part in ‘Black in Academia’ panel event at Leicester

Guests will discuss the barriers to education and the ongoing journey towards equality in Higher Education as part of Black History Month at Leicester on 26 October

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Our Professor at Bible Museum panel

Our Professor at Bible Museum panel

Gordon Campbell has helped shape development of major museum

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Film producer David Puttnam to reflect upon changing world of the media in the digital age

Film producer David Puttnam to reflect upon changing world of the media in the digital age

Award-winning producer behind Bugsy Malone, Chariots of Fire and Midnight Express to give Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture on 7 November

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Leicester Heroes event aims to recruit hundreds of new potential stem cell donors

Leicester Heroes event aims to recruit hundreds of new potential stem cell donors

Leicester teams up with Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign and Leicester Marrow for Leicester Heroes event on Monday 30 October

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New research on the Caribbean’s largest concentration of indigenous pre-Columbian rock art

New research on the Caribbean’s largest concentration of indigenous pre-Columbian rock art

Paper reveals key discoveries including first direct rock art dates in the Caribbean, how pre-Columbian rock-art was made and paint recipes

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University of Sanctuary

University of Sanctuary

Leicester launches project to gain recognition for supporting refugees and asylum seekers

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BBC Radio 1XTRA special mention for up-and-coming music artist from our University

BBC Radio 1XTRA special mention for up-and-coming music artist from our University

Shimon Atunde, otherwise known as Shimon Music, was featured on BBC Radio 1XTRA’s ‘online find’ segment with his single ‘Feel it’

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Public invited to have their say on University's development plans

Public invited to have their say on University's development plans

Two pre-planning application consultation events are being held next week on Wednesday 8 November and Friday 10 November

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