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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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Hunting the silent killer

29 September 2021

Professor Jacqui Shaw discusses crucial research into new ways of detecting and monitoring cancer through the development of liquid biopsies...

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The real Star Wars

18 July 2021

Dr Bleddyn Bowen discusses international relations, space warfare and military space technologies.

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COVID-19 Lighthouse Lab volunteer

10 May 2021

Throughout COVID-19, University of Leicester staff and students volunteered to support the tremendous efforts to tackle the pandemic. Dr Lewis...

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Harms of hate: the trauma of being different

10 May 2021

How can we support the victims of hate crime? Why do these attacks happen, and what forms do they take?...

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Online sexual harassment

10 May 2021

Did the COVID-19 pandemic change the nature of online sexual harassment? With lockdowns leading to an increase in screen time,...

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Producing proteins to act as COVID-19 decoys

10 May 2021

What effect does COVID-19 have on our bodies at a cellular level? Professor Nick Brindle examines how COVID-19 uses cells...

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Understanding the ecology and molecular biology of bacteriophages

10 May 2021

What are the risks of antibiotic resistance and what can we do to tackle this problem? Professor Martha Clokie explores...

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