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Volcanoes, asteroids and mass extinctions
University of Leicester geologists suggest that neither volcanic eruptions nor extraterrestrial impacts on their own could cause mass extinctions of life on earth

New qualification on offer for running community groups
Foundation degree in Managing Voluntary and Community Organisation

[Image: Dura-Europs cover by Simon James]
Treasure-trove of Roman arms from a 'Lost City'
University of Leicester archaeologist reveals discoveries from an ancient city in Syria

A hero of our times - the role of courage and creativity in strengthening democracy
Inaugural lecture by Professor of Sociology

Celluloid lessons
Science fiction and fact

[Photo: Gardening workshop]
Gardening tips from the experts
Introductory gardening courses available

Careers advice goes global
University of Leicester is one of the first universities to use email as means for advising students at a distance

Law student is on track for chart breakthrough
Carly Bond reaches number one in the music chart

New recruitment guidelines promote wider access to top university jobs

April/May Bulletin
now published
[April/May issue
in acrobat format
Degree ceremonies, Summer 2004...
Men's Health Day at University of Leicester
... Sponsored walk in Leicestershire to raise funds for cardiac research...  Staff volunteering opportunity: Right to Read project... 

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New look for eBulletin from June 1st
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[Photo: Lord Carey]
Lord Carey delivered the Seventh Sir Sigmund Sternberg Lecture in Inter-Faith Dialogue on the relationship between Islam and the West 
[Text of lecture]

[Photo: Professors Len Dissado and John Fothergill with painting]
DOUBLE VISION: Professors Len Dissado (left) and John Fothergill in the High Voltage lab in Engineering, in front of a painting by Professor Dissado's wife, Enid.  Enid recently completed a painting course at the Richard Attenborough Centre. The painting looks like a window in the wall into the next laboratory in which the two professors are discussing dielectrics.  

[Photo: Ruth Young in Peshawar]

Dr Ruth Young (centre) in Peshawar. Dr Ruth Young, who teaches a course in South Asian archaeology in the 
School of Archaeology and Ancient History has worked 
on the archaeological site of Charsadda [full story]

Events Diary highlights
Events Diary - for details of all University events

May 25
Inaugural Lecture:
Civil Courage and Creative Imagination: Intellectuals and the Public Good. Professor Barbara Misztal, Department of Sociology 
[press release]

May 26
Centre for the History of Religious and Political Pluralism, Eighth Geza Vermes Lecture in The History of Religions:
Is Religion Relevant in the 21st Century? A Sikh Perspective. Indarjit Singh OBE

[Image: Golf] Leicester University Golf Society Event: Bob Wright Pairs, (Stableford 3/4 Handicap) 18 Holes
Arts highlights
May 25, 27
Lunchtime Soundbites
May 25
Evening Concert: The inaugural concert of Knighton Chamber Orchestra


May 26
Leicester Institute of Lifelong Learning Event: Open Day: Foundation Degree in Managing Community and Voluntary Organisations
[press release]


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