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De Montfort University

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is recognised nationally and internationally as an institution of research excellence with particular strengths in areas of societal importance such as urban living, creative design and older people, among many others.

DMU marked its 25th anniversary as a university with a Gold ranking in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest standard possible, indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer.

This Gold award demonstrates the added value and extraordinary real-world impact that our attention to strong teaching and learning has on our students.

DMU has one of the country’s best-recognised community engagement programmes in #DMUlocal and has provided thousands of students with overseas experiences through #DMUglobal.


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Shelby Houlihan blames a pork burrito for her positive drug test that cost her a chance to compete in Tokyo. Charlie Neibergall/AP

Banned from the Olympics for a bad burrito? Anti-doping efforts shouldn’t start from a position of guilt

Athletes are not the enemy. Cases of extremely low levels of prohibited substances could be referred to a third party for investigation, rather than putting the burden on the athlete.
La façon dont nous réagissons à cette pandémie est très variable et dépend surtout des multiples facettes de notre personnalité et de nos traits de caractère. Shutterstock

Qui a dit que les introvertis aimaient être confinés ? La réalité est beaucoup plus nuancée…

Intuitivement, on peut penser que les introvertis s’en sortent mieux que les extravertis pendant les périodes d’isolement. Or cette affirmation n’est pas soutenue par des preuves scientifiques.
Lovers Rock from Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series explored the music and Blues party scene of London in the 1970s. BBC/McQueen Limited/Parisa Taghizadeh

Small Axe: what Steve McQueen got right and wrong about lovers rock

Centred around a Blues Party in London, the second film from the Small Axe anthology captured the excitement of setting up a party but missed things about sound system culture in the UK.


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