Supporters of the Indian and Pakistani cricket teams crowded into the downstairs bar yesterday to watch live coverage of the World Cup semi.
It was a clash of titans. Two teams of superb athletes at the peak of their physical prowess, locked in battle for the honour of their alma mater and the glory of their comrades. The sort of sporting event where legends are made.
Ancient history meets economics in a new book by Dr Constantina Katsari, Lecturer in Roman History in our School of Archaeology and Ancient History.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency has today released figures showing that Leicester is the most socially inclusive of Britain’s top-15 leading universities.
Nigerian businessman and engineer providing training opportunities in the booming oil pipeline industry.
The months of preparation and training have just flown by and now the time is finally here: archaeology technician Ian Reeds sets off on his round-the-world cycle challenge from Leicester’s Clock Tower this Saturday.
Professor of Renaissance Studies Gordon Campbell has had a busy few months, and he’s set to get even busier with a year’s worth of lecture appearances coming up.
A short video demonstrating our Second Life genetics lab has won a brace of awards – in Second Life. (And there's still time to register for our Learning Futures Festival.)
All that glitters was definitely gold at a recent student conference in the Department of Geology.
Our Civil Safety and Security Unit, which is part of the Institute for Lifelong Learning, is offering five scholarships to students from specific Commonwealth countries applying for the MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management.
Term is wrapping up and the Chaplaincy is preparing to celebrate the true Christian meaning of Easter this Thursday with music and readings.
The University Graduate School is continuing its annual showcase of outstanding PhD graduates with free lectures on 30 March.
If you couldn’t make it to the Tower of London for last week’s live debate, you can watch it on YouTube.
Finding and fixing faults at our free public lecture on 29 March.
It was the first of a new series of Midsomer Murders last week and recent events may have had you closely scrutinising the ethnic diversity of the fictional village with the unprecedentedly high murder rate.
Last year, Julie Etchingham was named Presenter of the Year at the Royal Television Society journalism awards. Can there be any higher honour? Yes – an invitation to the New History Lab.
“Curiouser and curiouser - LOL,” tweeted Alice.
Events from Monday 28 March to Sunday 3 April 2011.
Pterobranch? It’s a type of hemichordate. Hemichordate...? Not the most familiar group of animals, for sure, but in evolutionary terms hemichordates are very important. To understand why, we first need to consider chordates – and before that, we need to consider vertebrates…