Media Coverage

The events at the University created some media coverage which we try to collect here in chronological order.

Times Higher Education, 12th of March 2021 – Leicester drops promotion of work by academics facing redundancy

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/leicester-drops-promotion-work-academics-facing-redundancy

Times Higher Education, 15th of March 2021 –¬†Is critical management studies still welcome in business schools?

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/critical-management-studies-still-welcome-business-schools

Leicestermercury, 29th of March 2021 – Liz Kendall MP shares ‚concerns‘ over redundancy process at University of Leicester

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/liz-kendall-mp-shares-concerns-5229012

ITV News, 31st of March 2021 – University of Leicester Staff Interview for ITV News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5o9XhbOc1k&t=107s

Leicestermercury, 1st of April – University of Leicester staff threaten strike action over ‚morally bankrupt‘ redundancies plan

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/university-leicester-staff-threaten-strike-5251697

The Guardian, 8th of April 2021 – University of Leicester threatens to strip professor of title over social media barbs

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/apr/08/university-leicester-strip-professor-title-social-media-barbs

Leicester Student Magazine, 27th of April 2021 РProposed redundancy seen as attack on academic freedom provokes anger

Career guidance for social justice, 29th of April 2021 – What is going on at the University of Leicester?

Times Higher Education, 4th of May 2021 – Leicester hit with union boycott in jobs row

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/leicester-hit-union-boycott-jobs-row

Leicestermercury, 20th of May 2021 – Academics turn down University of Leicester projects over controversial planned redundancies

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/academics-turn-down-university-leicester-5436749

Times Higher Education, 1st of July 2021 – From Richard III to boycott: where did it go wrong at Leicester?

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/richard-iii-boycott-where-did-it-go-wrong-leicester