June

Video essays tell women's compelling stories

Environmental challenges explored in novel nature writing by women in Philippines

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The miniature car created by a group of students that could change the future of driverless cars

Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) ‘μPod’ prototype, developed by five Engineering students, will be on show at the Cheltenham Science Festival’s Meridian Mobility stand on Tuesday 5 June

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The UK’s first Life Sciences Opportunities Zone praised at ministerial visit

University is planning a Life Sciences Accelerator for Precision Medicine and Lifestyle Disease at Charnwood Campus

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Take a visual tour of women’s influence throughout University history

Exhibition provides snapshots of the women who have helped shape the institution from its foundation to the present day

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Leicester professors urge NHS to tackle diabetes “before it’s too late”

Two leading Leicester professors have urged the NHS to take action on the type 2 diabetes “ticking time bomb”

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Research network explores innovative ways to shed new light on drinking and eating habits in the Roman world

International research network publishes in the landmark 50th issue of the journal Internet Archaeology exploring new ways of processing millions of Roman artefacts associated with the consumption of food and drink

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Building more inclusive creative spaces

Free public event organised by CAMEo and Leicester Urban Observatory to reflect on creative place-making on Thursday 14 June

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Student team heading to Germany following selection to compete in Audi’s Autonomous Driving Competition

‘DriverLeics’ are one of only ten teams chosen from universities across Europe to take part in the 2018 competition kicking off on Tuesday 12 June

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The Enemy Within? A Tale of Muslim Britain

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi to speak at the University of Leicester on 21 June

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Benefits from benchside to bedside showcased for NHS anniversary

Close partnership with National Health Service highlighted at University of Leicester’s public celebration on 7 July

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Future of asthma research and benefits to patient health

MAARA 50th anniversary event to take place at University of Leicester on Wednesday 20 June

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Leicester midwifery academic receives national midwifery honour

Foundation Professor of Midwifery receives prestigious Fellowship from the Royal College of Midwives

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A place for the displaced

University of Leicester celebrates Refugee Week

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First-hand accounts of premature baby loss inspires new resource

New, free information resource to improve support for parents losing a baby before 24 weeks of pregnancy

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Using Leicester’s landmarks to get children counting

Maths publication ‘Counting Crazy’ encourages children aged 3-6 to use numbers in Leicester locations and launches officially on Wednesday 20 June at the University of Leicester

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Why public health campaigns and the BMI scale may do more harm than good- claim

Dr Oli Williams explains why governments and corporations should deal with the social determinants of health and obesity, as opposed to their symptoms

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Strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago

Discovery of a new species of sponge-like fossil from the Cambrian Period sheds light on early animal evolution

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Blood signature could improve early TB diagnosis

A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) disease months before symptoms begin

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24-hour Summer Solstice walking challenge raises funds for refugee project

Staff from University of Leicester support project to resettle a refugee family from Syria to South Leicestershire

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Love across cultural boundaries

Project to explore experiences of women in mixed romantic relationships in Leicester between 1948 - 1985

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At the forefront of frugal innovation

University of Leicester School of Business to hold national workshop on emerging field

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Powering to new destinations in space

Space explorers seek alliances with power companies to accomplish new missions at University of Leicester co-organised event on 27-28 June

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First global patient for kidney study recruited in Leicester

Study will test new treatments for a potentially life-threatening kidney condition called IgA nephropathy

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Researchers highlight urgent need to counteract Islamophobia

The Centre for Hate Studies presents evidence to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims

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Exemplary equality work at Leicester gains national recognition

One of the UK’s most significant LGBT+ awards ceremony is to feature exemplary work by the University of Leicester

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