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Fast fashion

Fast Fashion

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

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

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?

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

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

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Exploring our past image

Exploring our past

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

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Observing space 2,200 years ago

Observing space 2,200 years ago

Discovering Chankillo, an ancient solar observatory and a masterpiece of human creative genius.

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Leicester, granny and me image

Leicester, Granny and me

Advancing digital geographies, mapping multiculturalism and making marmalade

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Digging into our past image

University of Leicester Archaeological Services

University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) is the University's award-winning commercial archaeological unit. Director Vicki Score shares her favourite projects...

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Prejudice and Pride: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Professor Richard Sandell, Research Centre for Museums and Galleries,  discusses the Prejudice and Pride project which explores LGBTQ stories across National Trust sites throughout...

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Joe Orton: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Dr Emma Parker interviews Alec Baldwin on his discovery of Joe Orton and playing roles such as Dennis in ‘Loot’ and...

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Joe Orton: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Leonie Orton, sister of the playwright, author and diarist Joe Orton discusses which pieces of her brother’s work are her favourites...

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Museums: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) CineMuseSpace: A Cinematic Musée Imaginaire of Spatial Cultural Differences was led by François Penz, School of...

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