Latest posts on Think: Leicester

Ten Facts about Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Ten Facts about Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Posted by ap507 at Jul 10, 2017 03:23 PM |

Dr Leigh Fletcher provides some quick facts about the Solar System’s most famous storm system

Read More…

Can hacking strengthen democracy?

Can hacking strengthen democracy?

Posted by ap507 at Jul 10, 2017 10:55 AM |

Dr Athina Karatzogianni discusses hacking with TRT World

Read More…

The 25th September Kurdish Referendum and its rationales

The 25th September Kurdish Referendum and its rationales

Posted by ap507 at Jul 10, 2017 09:40 AM |

Dr Marianna Charountaki writes article on the Kurdish referendum for The Armenian Interest

Read More…

Earth-based observations prepare Juno for the Great Red Spot Encounter

Earth-based observations prepare Juno for the Great Red Spot Encounter

Posted by ap507 at Jul 03, 2017 10:43 AM |

Dr Leigh Fletcher discusses the latest developments from the Juno mission

Read More…

Italy's latest bank bailout makes taxpayers the losers

Italy's latest bank bailout makes taxpayers the losers

Posted by ap507 at Jun 28, 2017 04:19 PM |

Professor Panicos Demetriades quoted in Fortune article about Italy's economic problems

Read More…

Is informal workplace learning always invisible?

Is informal workplace learning always invisible?

Posted by ap507 at Jun 28, 2017 03:58 PM |

ULSB Research Associate and graduate Dr Kath Atkinson reflects on a new report about older workers, and the assumptions it makes about their learning

Read More…

Comment on Public Health England investment in mental health training for schools

Comment on Public Health England investment in mental health training for schools

Posted by ap507 at Jun 28, 2017 09:35 AM |

Dr Khalid Karim and Dr Michelle O’Reilly discuss child mental health in contemporary society and the recent announcement that Public Health England will give £200k to help secondary schools tackle these issues

Read More…

Solving a historical mystery

Solving a historical mystery

Posted by ap507 at Jun 27, 2017 01:23 PM |

Professor Sarah Hainsworth FREng, Professor of Materials and Forensic Engineering at the University of Leicester, discusses how modern forensic engineering science helped to discover what happened to Richard III on the battlefield

Read More…

Theresa May seeks more bargaining power for Brexit

Theresa May seeks more bargaining power for Brexit

Posted by ap507 at Jun 27, 2017 01:05 PM |

Dr Rob Dover from the School of History, Politics and International Relations was recently interviewed by Brazilian magazine Correio Braziliense

Read More…

South Africa’s main opposition party can’t cure its foot-in-mouth syndrome

South Africa’s main opposition party can’t cure its foot-in-mouth syndrome

Posted by ap507 at Jun 27, 2017 11:06 AM |

James Hamill from the School of History, Politics and International Relations discusses challenges facing the Democratic Alliance party in South Africa

Read More…

The Reith Lectures: Hilary Mantel on the art of bringing the dead back to life

The Reith Lectures: Hilary Mantel on the art of bringing the dead back to life

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2017 10:50 AM |

PhD student Tracey Logan from the School of History, Politics and International Relations reviews BBC Radio 4 programme

Read More…

The 2017 Westminster election and the Democratic Unionist Party

The 2017 Westminster election and the Democratic Unionist Party

Posted by ap507 at Jun 15, 2017 04:29 PM |

Dr Stephen Hopkins discusses the aftermath of the recent General Election and the position of the DUP

Read More…

The king in the car park: managing a story that gripped the world

The king in the car park: managing a story that gripped the world

Posted by ap507 at Jun 15, 2017 12:17 PM |

Ather Mirza, Director of the News Centre, has written an article for Efficiency Exchange on how the discovery of Richard III was revealed to the world through a sophisticated plan of media engagement

Read More…

"The UK political situation - not so strong and stable yet"

"The UK political situation - not so strong and stable yet"

Posted by ap507 at Jun 12, 2017 04:20 PM |

Dr Simona Guerra discusses the recent snap election called by Theresa May

Read More…

Is this the end for Ukip?

Is this the end for Ukip?

Posted by ap507 at Jun 09, 2017 04:44 PM |

Dr Richard Whitaker writes article for The Guardian following 2017 General Election

Read More…

Political intents: how protest camps are reviving social movements around the world

Political intents: how protest camps are reviving social movements around the world

Posted by ap507 at Jun 07, 2017 02:21 PM |

Dr Fabian Frenzel discusses how around the world, social and protest movements empower people to push for change from outside of established institutions

Read More…

"When a gay man with Indian roots becomes Ireland's youngest prime minister, it is time to take note"

"When a gay man with Indian roots becomes Ireland's youngest prime minister, it is time to take note"

Posted by ap507 at Jun 06, 2017 01:10 PM |

Leo Varadkar has long insisted his sexuality or ethnicity do not define him, but it is a defining moment for Ireland, says Dr Richard Butler

Read More…

Science and society of the Anthropocene: Transition from the Holocene

Science and society of the Anthropocene: Transition from the Holocene

Posted by pt91 at Jun 05, 2017 12:34 PM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses the origin and implications of the term 'Anthropocene' in Science, People and Politics

Read More…

The importance of dialogue, diversity and prevention of extremism

The importance of dialogue, diversity and prevention of extremism

Posted by ap507 at May 31, 2017 10:40 AM |

Professor Philip Baker, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, Dean of Medicine at the University of Leicester, was invited to speak at an Iftar Dinner, marking the end of a day’s fast by Muslims during the month of Ramadan, on the topic of Dialogue, Diversity and the Prevention of Extremism

Read More…

"I’m an emergency planner. Manchester shows we need new ways to heal"

"I’m an emergency planner. Manchester shows we need new ways to heal"

Posted by ap507 at May 26, 2017 12:41 PM |

Civil Safety and Security Unit Associate Tutor, Lucy Easthope, has written a piece on the Manchester bombings for the Guardian

Read More…

Share this page:

Disclaimer

Think: Leicester does not necessarily reflect the views of the University of Leicester - it expresses the independent views and opinions of the academic who has authored the piece. If you do not agree with the opinions expressed, and you are a doctoral student/academic at the University of Leicester, you may write a counter opinion for Think: Leicester and send to ap507@le.ac.uk