September

Aspiring medics encouraged to explore a career in psychiatry

Aspiring medics encouraged to explore a career in psychiatry

Year 12 - 13 students to discover how they can achieve their ambitions at a conference at our University

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Expert opinions cover Antarctic volcanoes, referendums and the menopause

Expert opinions cover Antarctic volcanoes, referendums and the menopause

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 1 - 6 September

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Antarctica's volcanoes: a song of ice and fire

Antarctica's volcanoes: a song of ice and fire

Professor John Smellie from our School of Geography, Geology and the Environment discusses how massive eruptions can have the potential to fundamentally alter the climate

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Space data to drive economic and business growth in the East Midlands

Space data to drive economic and business growth in the East Midlands

Leicester-based Centre for Excellence wins two-year funding extension to apply hi-tech solutions for business needs

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Epic effort to publish complete works of Brideshead Revisited author launching soon

Epic effort to publish complete works of Brideshead Revisited author launching soon

Oxford University Press (OUP), in association with our University, is publishing a full critical scholarly edition of The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh

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Leicester academic talks Journalism Down Under

Leicester academic talks Journalism Down Under

Tor Clark from the School of Media, Communication and Sociology recently returned from a speaking tour of Australia and New Zealand

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Our international campus opens in China

Our international campus opens in China

We are partnering with one of the strongest universities in China to offer STEM subjects

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UK bee populations thrive at Botanic Garden

UK bee populations thrive at Botanic Garden

Our Botanic Garden is home to almost half of the total number of bumblebee species native to Britain

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New online resource for local historians

New online resource for local historians

Partnership between Centre for English Local History and University's Library comprises 100 theses covering subjects from medieval moats to hunting in Northamptonshire

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Leicester remembers Sir Peter Hall

Leicester remembers Sir Peter Hall

The founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company received an honorary Doctor of Letters from our University

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“Cassini-Huygens will truly be the benchmark against which all future space missions are compared”

“Cassini-Huygens will truly be the benchmark against which all future space missions are compared”

Planetary Scientists from the Department of Physics and Astronomy are preparing to bid a fond farewell to the Cassini mission at Saturn - and discuss the inspirational impact that the mission has had on scientists young and old across the world

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Take a virtual tour of Leicester’s campus

Take a virtual tour of Leicester’s campus

Selected University of Leicester buildings including the new Centre for Medicine now feature on Google Maps Street View

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En(core)! Geologists on scientific drilling odyssey

En(core)! Geologists on scientific drilling odyssey

Two-month project to explore continental rift off Greece is the third scientific drilling expedition with University of Leicester involvement in two years.

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Top awards for Leicester School of Business Dean

Top awards for Leicester School of Business Dean

Professor Zoe Radnor has won two prestigious awards from the British Academy of Management (BAM)

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Leicester team to compete in University Challenge

Leicester team to compete in University Challenge

The popular BBC quiz will feature four of our students, and is due to broadcast on Monday 18 September

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Historian in TV series

Historian in TV series

Dr Michael Lynch features in six documentaries since 2013

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VC welcomes back students with video poem

VC welcomes back students with video poem

Quirky film highlights improvements made to enhance student experience at Leicester

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Alec Baldwin 'learned from' Joe Orton for award-winning performance

Alec Baldwin 'learned from' Joe Orton for award-winning performance

The Hollywood actor won an Emmy for his impersonation of Donald Trump on SNL- a performance he recently claimed was influenced by Leicester playwright Joe Orton

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Guests give College Court top reviews

Guests give College Court top reviews

University’s conference centre and hotel receives two awards for outstanding service and standards thanks to guest feedback

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Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

With topics ranging from North Korea to Brexit, to flying warehouses and Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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EXILE installation marks fifty years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality

EXILE installation marks fifty years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality

Installation at Kingston Lacy explores the life and exile of former estate owner William John Bankes from 18 September to 12 November - video now available

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Attenborough Arts Centre launches new touring exhibition ‘Let's Play Vinyl’

Attenborough Arts Centre launches new touring exhibition ‘Let's Play Vinyl’

Coinciding with Black History Month, the exhibition will reveal a new generation of UK reggae sound systems from 14 October to 24 November

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Expert opinions cover Cassini, minority governments, the euro and baby names

Expert opinions cover Cassini, minority governments, the euro and baby names

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues tackled by academics between 14 - 20 September

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Expert argues fishers must be empowered to control fish stocks

Expert argues fishers must be empowered to control fish stocks

Lecture examines the factors that have distanced fishers from the fisheries management process

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TEDxLeicester to take satellite technology ‘one step beyond’

TEDxLeicester to take satellite technology ‘one step beyond’

Our future in satellites to be explored in partnership with University of Leicester and National Space Centre on 21 September

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Our Vice-Chancellor champions HeForShe at global platform

Our Vice-Chancellor champions HeForShe at global platform

30 Global Leaders convene to share ground-breaking solutions on how to achieve gender equality as part of UN Women’s HeForShe Movement

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Leicester scientist reaches the final of BBC Astronauts competition

Leicester scientist reaches the final of BBC Astronauts competition

Switch on BBC 2 at 8pm this Sunday to watch Dr Suzie Imber compete in the final episode of ‘Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes?’

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University partners in new world-class skills centre for automotive sector

University partners in new world-class skills centre for automotive sector

Our University is partnering with HORIBA MIRA and other Midlands-based education institutions to build the MIRA Technology Institute

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Homelessness charity supported by University opens new centre in Leicester

Homelessness charity supported by University opens new centre in Leicester

The Hope Centre will extend specialist support services and provide more meals per year for the homeless and vulnerable

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BBC Asian Network hosts live 'Big Debate' on campus

BBC Asian Network hosts live 'Big Debate' on campus

The three hour event, held in the Henry Wellcome Building, involved no holds barred discussion on student concerns, a Q&A, and live music

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