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Latest News: University of Leicester Professor to become next President of the Royal Astronomical Society
The Royal Astronomical Society has appointed a University of Leicester space scientist as its next President, one of the most prestigious roles in astronomy.
Professor Martin Barstow was elected President in the 2013 RAS elections, the results of which were announced at the Annual General Meeting of the society on 10 May. He will assume the position, the leading representational role of the astronomy and geophysics community in the UK, in May 2014.
Martin Barstow is Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Leicester.
His research interests are in white dwarfs, the local interstellar medium, and UV instrumentation. He is also involved in outreach and science policy, including serving on the STFC Council and advisory boards for the UK and European Space Agencies.
Top of the POPS: system for prioritising acutely ill children recognised
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Cardiovascular researcher at University of Leicester receives second nomination for prestigious Patient Safety award...
University of Leicester researcher involved in propaganda exhibition
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British Library exhibition Propaganda: Power and Persuasion showcases expertise of University of Leicester expert on AIDS communications campaigns...
NEW AWARDS EVENT TO HONOUR STAND-OUT STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER
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Awards will celebrate students achievements in areas such as student representation, volunteering and enterprise...
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Loughborough is the second largest town after Leicester in the county of Leicestershire. It is located within the Borough of Charnwood whose administrative centre is in Loughborough. In 2004 it had a population of 57,600. It is home to one of the best Universities in the UK - Loughborough University.
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