January

Scientists home in on a potential Anthropocene ‘Golden Spike’

Anthropocene Working Group led by University of Leicester scientists and invited specialists review the potential settings where a global reference section for the Anthropocene might be searched for

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Free online course to offer insights into Leicester City Football Club’s historic Premier League win

University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Leicester City Football Club and FutureLearn to offer online course exploring football origins, fandom, politics and the effect of the club’s historic 2015/16 season

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Leicester space scientist receives prestigious award from Royal Astronomical Society

Professor Emma Bunce from the University of Leicester awarded Chapman Medal for outstanding research into gas giant planets

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University of Leicester event to unravel Europe’s ‘migration crisis’

Professor Heaven Crawley to share first-hand experiences of migrants detailed in a new book at free public talk on 17 January

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SOUTH AFRICA – AFRICA’S LOST LEADER?

New study challenges perception of country as dominant power in Africa

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University of Leicester Fellowships support the creative economy

The Museums Association and Phoenix to benefit from two Creative Economy Engagement Fellowships awarded to the University

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New film reveals challenges behind lifting and conserving a Roman mosaic

University of Leicester archaeologists explain how a Roman mosaic found in Leicester was successfully lifted and conserved

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New framework for mental ill health launched

University of Leicester academic attends conference on report offering a new perspective on why people experience mental distress

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Work-life balance supports can improve employee well-being

Study by University of Leicester and Norwich Business School reveals how flexible working arrangements can increase satisfaction and reduce anxiety and depression

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Achieving a work-life balance in the scientific field

University of Leicester debate to shed light on the importance of flexibility and support for employees

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Major European grant for research into rare diseases

University of Leicester co-leads international consortium to undertake diagnostics of the future

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Menopause policy in the workplace is focus of national conference

Experts from first University in UK with a menopause policy to showcase their Government report and discuss its impact

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Largest study of UK online sex work highlights income, diversity, job satisfaction and challenges faced by workforce

‘Beyond the Gaze’ research by Universities of Leicester and Strathclyde looks ‘behind the screen’ at the working conditions, safety & policing of online sex work

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Rare 450 million year-old ‘cone-shaped’ fossil offers enigmatic glimpse into ancient past

International team including University of Leicester researchers discover unique fossil of mysterious creature from the Ordovician period

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Leicester scientists help to drive technological revolution in developing electric vehicles

University of Leicester team address battery challenges that will ultimately increase the impact of batteries in improving air quality and decarbonisation

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Local archives receive national accreditation

University of Leicester Library Archives and Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland recognised for good performance in all areas of archive service delivery

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‘Be the best that you can be - don’t let others define you’

Inspiring address by former Tomorrow’s World presenter at University of Leicester degree congregation

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University of Leicester ranked as Top 50 UK employer for equality by Stonewall

Leicester is ranked 44th in the country in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list, which showcases the most inclusive employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff

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Students learn ‘How to Adult’ at University of Leicester Students’ Union

Leicester Students’ Union launches online resource to help students prepare for ‘adulting’ in the real world

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