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Join free public lectures by some of DMU's top academics


The public are invited to join staff and students at a new series of free public lectures by some of the top academics at De Montfort University (DMU).

Called the Festival of Ideas, this series of talks will showcase research and projects happening at DMU and from 16–26 April.

From cyber crime and changing the lives of diabetics to project management and holography, the series is full of ideas which could shape the future.

To book a place at a talk please call the DMU Events team on (0116) 250 6031 or email | |

These are the details of the lectures which will each last an hour:

A million pounds per hour|:

Professor Joan Taylor

Tuesday 16 April 6pm

Project Management - a lesson for Sir Alan's next Apprentice|:

Darren Sparkes

Thursday 18 April 1pm

Performing Arts in the 21st Century|:

Dr Craig Vear and Kerry Francksen

Monday 22 April 1pm

Blood spot analysis – paediatrics to pensioners|:

Dr Sangeeta Tanna and Dr Graham Lawson

Tuesday 23 April 1pm

Gone Phishing: How to avoid being hooked and how to catch a thief|:

Professor Tim Watson

Wednesday 24 April 1pm

How to make a hologram|:

Professor Martin Richardson

Friday 26 April 1pm


More details can be found on the DMU Events calendar.


Posted on Monday 15th April 2013

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