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Orlando Sentinel
Jupiter's Great Red Spot might be making the planet red hota massive discrepancy.” To find out where this heat was coming from, a team of
Jupiter's Great Red Spot might be making the planet red hot
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 59 minutes ago
a massive discrepancy.” To find out where this heat was coming from, a team of scientists from Boston University and the University of Leicester used a spectrometer at the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility to create a map of the temperature... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tooth wear sheds light on the feeding habits of ancient elephant relativesof Bristol, undertook cutting-edge analysis of fossilised elephant teeth from C
Tooth wear sheds light on the feeding habits of ancient elephant relatives
PhysOrg / Posted an hour ago
of Bristol, undertook cutting-edge analysis of fossilised elephant teeth from China. In a collaboration with the University of Leicester, and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing, where the fossilised... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study explores ethnic differences in physical activity among kidney transplant patientsUniversity of Leicester research explores ethnic differences in physical activi
Study explores ethnic differences in physical activity among kidney transplant patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 hours ago
University of Leicester research explores ethnic differences in physical activity People's ethnicity impacts their physical activity following a kidney transplant, according to research carried out by the University of Leicester. Transplant... Read more
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CNBC
Jupiter's thunderous 'Great Red Spot' is heating its atmospherestorm in the solar system. In the study, Boston University's James O'Donoghue
Jupiter's thunderous 'Great Red Spot' is heating its atmosphere
CNBC / Posted 17 hours ago
storm in the solar system. In the study, Boston University's James O'Donoghue and colleagues from the the United Kingdom's University of Leicester found that the atmosphere above the spot is thousands of degrees hotter than anywhere else on the... Read more
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The Register
NASA peers through its SpeX: Aha! Jupiter's globe-warming hotspotcausing it to be hundreds of degrees warmer than anywhere else on the planet.
NASA peers through its SpeX: Aha! Jupiter's globe-warming hotspot
The Register / Posted 20 hours ago
causing it to be hundreds of degrees warmer than anywhere else on the planet. Researchers from Boston University and the University of Leicester have published new evidence in Nature which shows Jupiter’s atmosphere may be driven by... Read more
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International Business Times
Great Red Spot appears to be the heating force behind Jupiter's unusually warm upper atmosphere unsuccessful. In a study published in the journal Nature, researchers from the
Great Red Spot appears to be the heating force behind Jupiter's unusually warm upper atmosphere
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
unsuccessful. In a study published in the journal Nature, researchers from the University of Boston in the US and the UK's University of Leicester observed the planet using infra-red light to look at the temperatures above the Great Red... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India key focus of pioneering UK research unitresearch related to the media in India was remembered as the pioneering Centre
India key focus of pioneering UK research unit
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
research related to the media in India was remembered as the pioneering Centre for Mass Communication Research at the University of Leicester celebrated 50 years of its existence. Established in 1966 by field-defining academic James Halloran,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
University of Leicester guidestudy aspects of historic houses and their design, construction and conservatio
University of Leicester guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
study aspects of historic houses and their design, construction and conservation.Costs Undergraduate tuition fees at the University of Leicester are £9,000 per year.Student life Leicester has a growing number of bars and clubs, and its sizeable... Read more
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iafrica.com
Pokémon Go to tackle type 2 diabetes?The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that's sweeping the world has caug
Pokémon Go to tackle type 2 diabetes?
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that's sweeping the world has caught the attention of a researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, specializing in international diabetes research. In fact, Dr Tom Yates sees the application as... Read more
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dna
Pokémon GO could help tackle type 2 diabetes, claims specialistThe smartphone-based character-hunting craze that's sweeping the world has caug
Pokémon GO could help tackle type 2 diabetes, claims specialist
dna / Posted yesterday
The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that's sweeping the world has caught the attention of a researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, specializing in international diabetes research. In fact, Dr Tom Yates sees the application as a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Smartphone app Pokémon Go could be new solution to rising obesity levels and Type 2 diabetesappear on their mobile phone screens. Dr Tom Yates, a Reader in Physical Activ
Smartphone app Pokémon Go could be new solution to rising obesity levels and Type 2 diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
appear on their mobile phone screens. Dr Tom Yates, a Reader in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Health at the University of Leicester based at the Leicester Diabetes Centre, said: "Recent figures suggest five million people in England... Read more
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express
Star Trek’s photon torpedo could be made in REAL LIFE after student discoveryhow to make the impossible possible. The photon torpedo would make a huge gamm
Star Trek’s photon torpedo could be made in REAL LIFE after student discovery
express / Posted 3 days ago
how to make the impossible possible. The photon torpedo would make a huge gamma ray explosion Students from the University of Leicester are planning on bringing sci-fi to life after finding a way to produce matter and antimatter. The... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
His key investment is educationthe Communist Party of Cuba. Why did you study abroad? MX: I was attracted by
His key investment is education
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
the Communist Party of Cuba. Why did you study abroad? MX: I was attracted by the choice and programmes on offer at the University of Leicester and the institution’s outstanding academic credentials. SP: What is your take on the importance of... Read more
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UEFA News
England fans' flagging in Francewas the Union Jack.©AFP/Getty Images According to John Williams, a professor o
England fans' flagging in France
UEFA News / Posted 5 days ago
was the Union Jack.©AFP/Getty Images According to John Williams, a professor of sociology and football fan culture at the University of Leicester, it was in the 90s that England fans, seeking to shed their association with the hooligan problems of... Read more
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redOrbit
Team finds evidence of European and Native American religious mixingCaribbean island. The inscriptions and commentaries contain both indigenous and
Team finds evidence of European and Native American religious mixing
redOrbit / Posted 5 days ago
Caribbean island. The inscriptions and commentaries contain both indigenous and European faith-based iconography. Credit: University of LeicesterDevelopment of New Cultural Identities In the paper, scientists supplied new insights on the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
GSK and University of Leicester team up to develop novel drugs to treat blood cancerA collaboration between the University of Leicester and global pharmaceutical c
GSK and University of Leicester team up to develop novel drugs to treat blood cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
A collaboration between the University of Leicester and global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been established to discover and develop novel medicines to treat aggressive forms of blood cancer. High grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologistis they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to crim
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologist
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
is they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to criminology professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester in Britain, especially if there is any sense a retailer is not meeting its social... Read more
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WA Today
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologistis they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to crim
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologist
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
is they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to criminology professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester in Britain, especially if there is any sense a retailer is not meeting its social... Read more
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The Age
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologistis they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to crim
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologist
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
is they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to criminology professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester in Britain, especially if there is any sense a retailer is not meeting its social... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologistis they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to crim
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologist
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
is they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to criminology professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester in Britain, especially if there is any sense a retailer is not meeting its social... Read more
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Canberra Times
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologistis they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to crim
Supermarket self-service checkouts risk normalising theft, says criminologist
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
is they are very good at "neutralising" their moral concerns, according to criminology professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester in Britain, especially if there is any sense a retailer is not meeting its social... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nasa's Juno shares 1,300 snaps from its epic journey to Jupitermotions of our own atmosphere, to create a stunning new image of Jupiter's clou
Nasa's Juno shares 1,300 snaps from its epic journey to Jupiter
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
motions of our own atmosphere, to create a stunning new image of Jupiter's cloud layers,' said Dr Leigh Fletcher of the University of Leicester. 'At this wavelength, Jupiter's clouds appear in silhouette against the deep internal glows of the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
How to stay healthy: 10 killer questionsincreasing mortality risk by 20%. But that innocent swivel chair is the real ki
How to stay healthy: 10 killer questions
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
increasing mortality risk by 20%. But that innocent swivel chair is the real killer: a study of 794577 people led by the University of Leicester showed that extended periods of sitting increases risk of diabetes, heart disease and early death. We... Read more
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New Kerala
Hypoglycaemia cases increased by 39 per cent: newkerala.com #92629should be implemented to reduce the burden of hospital admissions for hypos," s
Hypoglycaemia cases increased by 39 per cent: newkerala.com #92629
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
should be implemented to reduce the burden of hospital admissions for hypos," said Kamlesh Khunti, Professor at the University of Leicester. According to the study, published in journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, most... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cave drawings provide insights into cultural identity in the Americasinscriptions written within a cave system in Mona Island have been found by arc
Cave drawings provide insights into cultural identity in the Americas
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
inscriptions written within a cave system in Mona Island have been found by archaeologists from the British Museum and the University of Leicester. They include more than 30 historic inscriptions, including phrases in Latin and Spanish such as... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cave discoveries shed new light on Native and European religious encounters in the AmericasCave discoveries. Credit: University of Leicester A project led by archaeologis
Cave discoveries shed new light on Native and European religious encounters in the Americas
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Cave discoveries. Credit: University of Leicester A project led by archaeologists from the British Museum and the University of Leicester has discovered remarkable evidence which shows how the first generations of Europeans to arrive in the Americas... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New analysis finds rise in hospital admissions for avoidable complication of diabetesUniversity of Leicester researchers lead study into rising hypoglycaemia admiss
New analysis finds rise in hospital admissions for avoidable complication of diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
University of Leicester researchers lead study into rising hypoglycaemia admissions in hospitals Hospital admissions for a short-term and avoidable complication of diabetes have risen by 39 per cent in the last ten years, a new analysis has... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds increasing trends in hospital admissions for hypoglycaemiaduring the study period. Professor Kamlesh Khunti, Professor of Primary Care D
Study finds increasing trends in hospital admissions for hypoglycaemia
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
during the study period. Professor Kamlesh Khunti, Professor of Primary Care Diabetes & Vascular Medicine at the University of Leicester based at the Leicester Diabetes Centre, who guided the team, said: "Given the continuous rise of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dolphins and Dogs: The elaborate belt of a Roman soldier uncoveredwith a thinner securing strap running through the buckle and ending with the st
Dolphins and Dogs: The elaborate belt of a Roman soldier uncovered
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
with a thinner securing strap running through the buckle and ending with the strap end. While it gave up 83 skeletons, the University of Leicester team were stunned to find one wearing the elaborate belt around his waist, in rare evidence of Late... Read more
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CBS News
Ancient Roman grave, artifacts unearthed in Englandperiod, during the second half of the fourth century A.D or the early fifth cen
Ancient Roman grave, artifacts unearthed in England
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
period, during the second half of the fourth century A.D or the early fifth century A.D., the archaeologists, from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS), said on July 7. The grave of skeleton 23, likely a Late Roman... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer risk higher in short people: Studyand heart attack by nearly 14 percent. The study, published in the New England
Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer risk higher in short people: Study
Bel Marra Health / Posted 12 days ago
and heart attack by nearly 14 percent. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, was conducted by the University of Leicester and supported by the British Heart Foundation, the National Institute for Health Research and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Expert outlines five key reasons to examine relationship between childbirth and mediaUniversity of Leicester academic comments on how the media shapes perceptions,
Expert outlines five key reasons to examine relationship between childbirth and media
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
University of Leicester academic comments on how the media shapes perceptions, anxieties and emotions arising out of birth An academic from the University of Leicester has discussed ways in which the media shapes society’s perceptions, anxieties and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Juno sends back its first colour images from Jupitermotions of our own atmosphere, to create a stunning new image of Jupiter's clou
Juno sends back its first colour images from Jupiter
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
motions of our own atmosphere, to create a stunning new image of Jupiter's cloud layers,' said Dr Leigh Fletcher of the University of Leicester. 'At this wavelength, Jupiter's clouds appear in silhouette against the deep internal glows of the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New education programme can help reduce risk of developing Type 2 diabetesThe Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Professor Melanie Davies
New education programme can help reduce risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Professor Melanie Davies CBE, Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester based at the Leicester Diabetes Centre, who has led the development of Let's Prevent Diabetes, said:... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Exhausted doctor killed after night shift when he 'fell asleep at the wheel'of him in medicine. Our thoughts are with his family." Wikipedia/Creative Comm
Exhausted doctor killed after night shift when he 'fell asleep at the wheel'
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
of him in medicine. Our thoughts are with his family." Wikipedia/Creative CommonsThe 33-year-old studied medicine at the University of Leicester. File picture Dr Patel, who grew up in Gosport, Hampshire, where his parents run a newsagents. He... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rare discovery of Late Roman official buried in LeicesterThe Late Roman belt set found with Skeleton 23, comprising a belt buckle, belt
Rare discovery of Late Roman official buried in Leicester
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
The Late Roman belt set found with Skeleton 23, comprising a belt buckle, belt plate and strap end. Credit: University of Leicester Archaeologists from University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have recently excavated a Late Roman... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Inquest hears how Norwich doctor may have fallen asleep while driving homemuch missed. Our thoughts are with his family.” Dr Patel, who grew up in Gospo
Inquest hears how Norwich doctor may have fallen asleep while driving home
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
much missed. Our thoughts are with his family.” Dr Patel, who grew up in Gosport, Hampshire, had studied medicine at the University of Leicester and also spent time working at a hospital in New Zealand. Following the crash his parents Mina and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Inquest hears how Norwich doctor may have fallen asleep while driving homemuch missed. Our thoughts are with his family.” Dr Patel, who grew up in Gospo
Inquest hears how Norwich doctor may have fallen asleep while driving home
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 days ago
much missed. Our thoughts are with his family.” Dr Patel, who grew up in Gosport, Hampshire, had studied medicine at the University of Leicester and also spent time working at a hospital in New Zealand. Following the crash his parents Mina and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hopkins scientists helping Juno mission explore mysteries of Jupiter's auroras, magnetic fieldamong the most active I have ever seen," said Jonathan Nichols, a member of Jun
Hopkins scientists helping Juno mission explore mysteries of Jupiter's auroras, magnetic field
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
among the most active I have ever seen," said Jonathan Nichols, a member of Juno's science team who studies auroras at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. Some scientists believe the process that leads to the auroras is similar to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study underscores importance of evidence-based medical care in improving health of neonatesUniversity of Leicester involved in project into infant mortality and morbidity
Study underscores importance of evidence-based medical care in improving health of neonates
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
University of Leicester involved in project into infant mortality and morbidity Born too soon, very premature infants are particularly vulnerable and need appropriate care. The European project EPICE (Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe)... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Negative illness perceptions influence coping and health outcomes in CKD patientsUniversity of Leicester researchers involved in study into chronic kidney disea
Negative illness perceptions influence coping and health outcomes in CKD patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
University of Leicester researchers involved in study into chronic kidney disease Research involving the University of Leicester has shown people who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) form pre-conceived beliefs about their illness which can impact... Read more
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express
Jupiter gives stunning natural fireworks display as Juno arrives in beautiful Nasa imagesthe electric-blue Northern Lights on Jupiter’s North Pole. Lead researcher of
Jupiter gives stunning natural fireworks display as Juno arrives in beautiful Nasa images
express / Posted 20 days ago
the electric-blue Northern Lights on Jupiter’s North Pole. Lead researcher of Jupiter’s auroras, Jonathan Nichols from the University of Leicester, said: “These auroras are very dramatic and among the most active I have ever seen. “It almost seems... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTN Announces the Appointment of First Nigerian Chief Financial Officerholds a Bachelor's degree in finance and banking from the University of Lagos a
MTN Announces the Appointment of First Nigerian Chief Financial Officer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
holds a Bachelor's degree in finance and banking from the University of Lagos and a Masters' degree in finance from the University of Leicester. He holds several professional certificates such as ACCA UK, CIA (Certified Internal Auditor); CMA... Read more
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dna
Mobile game apps has significant impact on children's purchasing behaviourA new study examines how children's behaviour is influenced by online game mark
Mobile game apps has significant impact on children's purchasing behaviour
dna / Posted 20 days ago
A new study examines how children's behaviour is influenced by online game marketing. Researchers from the University of Leicester examine the impact on children of in-game adverts in advergames, mobile apps and social media games and found that... Read more
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birminghammail
Elliot breathes new life into old recordswith them.Bowl and candle holder created from old vinyl records by Elliot Goodg
Elliot breathes new life into old records
birminghammail / Posted 21 days ago
with them.Bowl and candle holder created from old vinyl records by Elliot Goodger Elliot, who is 23 and studied at the University of Leicester, said: "Each year 18 million tonnes of rubbish goes into the landfills of our country. "Over one... Read more
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New Kerala
Mobile game apps has significant impact on children's purchasing behavior: newkerala.com #87130D.C., July 7 : A new study examines how children's behavior is influenced by on
Mobile game apps has significant impact on children's purchasing behavior: newkerala.com #87130
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
D.C., July 7 : A new study examines how children's behavior is influenced by online game marketing. Researchers from the University of Leicester examine the impact on children of in-game adverts in advergames, mobile apps and social media games... Read more
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PhysOrg
Children's purchasing behavior 'significantly impacted' by social media and mobile appsbehaviour, according to a recent study funded by the European Commission involv
Children's purchasing behavior 'significantly impacted' by social media and mobile apps
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
behaviour, according to a recent study funded by the European Commission involving Dr Giuseppe Veltri, who now works at the University of Leicester Department of Media Communication. The results suggest that children are often exposed to a number... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Totally inappropriate travel trendbus window. Picture: Rodrigo Abd/AP ‘GLOSSING OVER REAL PROBLEMS’ In a piece
Totally inappropriate travel trend
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
bus window. Picture: Rodrigo Abd/AP ‘GLOSSING OVER REAL PROBLEMS’ In a piece published on The Conversation this week, University of Leicester lecturer Fabian Frenzel looked at whether slum tourism was doing much good, especially when... Read more
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PhysOrg
Students produce pedal powered cinemaThe University of Leicester student team with the bicycle powered cinema. Credi
Students produce pedal powered cinema
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
The University of Leicester student team with the bicycle powered cinema. Credit: University of Leicester A team of engineering students has produced a bicycle powered generator which could power a 55 watt projector for the time required to watch a... Read more
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