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Transforming digital literacy

Transforming digital literacy

22 June 2022

Ross Parry, Professor of Museum Technology went from being a History PhD student, and now he is transforming digital literacy...

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King Richard III Analysis of the remains pt2

Episode 5. King Richard III: Analysis of the remains. Part 2 The Molecular Analysis

13 June 2022

Turi King, Professor of Public Engagement and Genetics, talks to Jane Evans and Angela Lamb, from the British Geological Survey,...

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Fast fashion

Fast Fashion

5 May 2022

Nik Hammer, Associate Professor of Work and Employment discusses his research in to ‘fast fashion’ and the impact on brands,...

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King Richard III Analysis of the remains pt1

Episode 4. King Richard III: Analysis of the remains. Part 1

4 April 2022

In this podcast we cover the visual and CT examination of the skeleton of Richard III. From this we could...

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King Richard III The Excavation

Episode 3. King Richard III: The Excavation

4 April 2022

The excavations of the Grey Friars site in the Richard III project would require a team of archaeological experts, particularly...

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King Richard III Who was he?

Episode 2. King Richard III: Who was he?

23 March 2022

Richard III was the last of the Plantagenet kings and the last English king to die in battle.  He’s also...

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How the project got started

Episode 1. King Richard III: How the project got started

23 March 2022

The Richard III project was a collaboration between the University of Leicester, the Richard III Society and Leicester City Council....

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Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds discusses over 60 years of space exploration

2 December 2021

In this first episode, Professor Ken Pounds, founding father of space research at Leicester, talks to Professor Turi King about...

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Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds discusses over 60 years of space exploration

2 December 2021

In the second episode, hear about missions, space science and research discoveries.

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Protecting Earth

29 October 2021

John Remedios, Professor of Earth Observation Science, and Director of the National Centre for Earth Observation, discusses the part physics...

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Exploring solar systems

29 October 2021

Professor of Planetary Plasma Physics, and Head of School of Physics and Astronomy, Emma Bunce discusses the extensive research done...

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Developing therapies to prevent cancer

29 October 2021

Professor Karen Brown of Translational Cancer Research explores how cells become cancerous, the importance of finding new ways of preventing...

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Exploring our past

26 October 2021

Professor Richard Thomas, Professor of Archaeology, discusses his work in Zooarchaeology, researching animal health and disease, the history of chickens,...

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Preserving our landscapes

18 October 2021

Professor Sue Page talks on the importance of paludiculture and open conversation in the management of the world’s peatlands, ensuring...

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Environmental health and sustainability

18 October 2021

Anna Hansell, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, discusses the necessity of cutting down air and noise pollution, and the importance of...

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Researching respiratory viruses

29 September 2021

Dr Julian Tang, Consultant Virologist, has been seen on television providing expert comment on COVID. Here, he talks about his...

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