University of Leicester in the Media, February 2012

A round-up of media stories featuring the University of Leicester, available online.

29 February 2012

Sculptures will create 'experiment in garden' - This is Leicestershire A sinister garden shed, larger-than-life Floating Man and granite bulbs that emerge out of the ground will feature in the University of Leicester outdoor ...

Exhibition showcases 'interesting times' in sculpture - Creative Boom ... granite bulbs that emerge out of the ground like upended mines will all feature in the University of Leicester's outdoor sculpture exhibition this year.

Academics help energy firm grow - This is Leicestershire Eartheat, of Wigston, took part in a 24-day advice and mentoring programme run by the University of Leicester's school of management.

28 February 2012

Depressed Cancer Patients Might Have More Physical Symptoms - Medical News Today A new University of Leicester study, published online ahead of the Journal of Affective Disorders print version, shows that physical symptoms may be an ...

Breaking News: Tonks leaving Northampton Saints to play in Scotland - Northampton Chronicle & Echo An Economics graduate from Leicester University, Tonks is eligible to play for Scotland through his Ayrshire born mother and has signed a two-year contract ...

New doctoral inaugural lectures to showcase outstanding university ... - 24dash The University of Leicester has announced its upcoming Doctoral Inaugural Lectures for 2011/2012, which celebrate and showcase doctoral graduates who are ...

Against bankocracy? - 24dash On Wednesday, 29th February, Professor Panicos Demetriades will give a presentation for theUniversity of Leicester School of Education entitled 'Against ...

27 February 2012

Athletics: Stuart Spencer sets new best in Ashby 5 triumph - This is Leicestershire Leading finishers: Men: 1 Stuart Spencer (Barrow) 25.15, 2 Gordon Lee (M40, Leicester Coritanian) 25.20, 3 Tom Doe (University of Leicester) 26.00, ...

University in security gates plan - This is Leicestershire The University of Leicester wants to install the automatic gates at Vaughan College, in St Nicholas' Circle. The building is used as an adult education ...

Students organise music and dance Extravaganza to raise money for ... - 24dash Following a record-breaking fundraising total last year, the University of Leicester RAG (Raising and Giving) student society is on track for another ...

Physical complaints may suggest depression in cancer patients - 24dash New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that physical symptoms may be indicative of depression in cancer patients.

University of Leicester exhibition showcases 'interesting times ... - 24dash 'Interesting Times' is the University of Leicester's eleventh annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition. The event attracts around 30000 people every year, ...

25 February 2012

Some vulgarities are well worth a butcher's - The Guardian How many professors of English (Coleman teaches at Leicester university) can distinguish between a numpty and a nun's nasty, or seem quite at home with ...

Cabbies fined for illegal pick-ups - This is Leicestershire ... hackney licences issued by Leicester City Council, picked up council officers posing as passengers in Manor Road, near the University of Leicester.

24 February 2012

Leaflet to be given to patients - This is Leicestershire The University of Leicester Hospitals has announced the move shortly after a coroner urged them to produce a written checklist for patients to help them ...

Spotlight on our hobbies - This is Leicestershire The University of Leicester has joined a study looking into how everyday leisure activities affect people's cultural, social and economic standing.

Soldiers, spacemen and vagrants: Britain's comics icons revealed - Loughborough News Professor James Chapman, head of the University of Leicester's Department of the History of Art and Film, has published the first academic cultural history ...

Talk shows engage with significant ethical and social issues - Loughborough News This question will be posed by Professor Peter Lunt, of the University of Leicester's Department of Media and Communication, during his inaugural lecture on ...

University of Leicester wins the 2011 UCISA-Eduserv Award for ... - Loughborough News The 2011 UCISA-Eduserv Award for Excellence has been won by the University of Leicester. The Award seeks to recognise and highlight levels of excellence and ...

Leicestershire writers winning the fight to get noticed - Loughborough News ... Leicestershire's most talented writers are being showcased by an online writers' gallery edited by the School of English at the University of Leicester.

23 February 2012

Sitting down could raise diabetes risk in women - AOL Lifestyle UK A study at the University of Leicester found that women who spent more time sitting down during the week were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than ...

Women have higher diabetes risk if they sit for most of the day - Diabetes.co.uk Researchers from Leicester University revealed that women that are sedentary for most of the day were at a greater risk from exhibiting the early symptoms ...

Sitting for 7 hrs a day ups diabetes risk - Times of India But researchers, who took part in the study at the University of Leicester, said they found no such link in men. They said the reasons why are not clear but ...

Flowers help charity bloom - This is Leicestershire I would like through your newspaper to thank all of the visitors who came to the University of Leicester Botanic garden on Sunday to view our wonderful ...

Work under way on city's cancer-drugs testing unit - This is Leicestershire Dr Anne Thomas, from the University of Leicester, said: "The new unit will give us a dedicated space to carry out early clinical trials, increase the number ...

22 February 2012

10th anniversary is cause for celebration at project - This is Leicestershire The Vice-Chancellor of Leicester University joined members of the Bangladeshi ... Professor Burgess said: "The University of Leicester is committed to ...

21 February 2012

Why go 'Ivory Tower' over this campus gym? - This is Leicestershire The sale of the Nuffield Health Centre to Leicester University may appear logical – as the centre is located on the university campus – but it raises a ...

Members' fury after Leicester University takes over Nuffield gym - This is Leicestershire The gym has been sold to the University of Leicester for use by students and staff. Members have been told they can use another gym in the city.

Students get fruity and green - This is Leicestershire Students at Leicester University used pedal power to create smoothies as part of an initiative to be environmentally friendly.

Gene that destroys cancerous cells also causes ageing - News-Medical.net The role of one of our genes which protects us from cancer but could also cause us to age will be explained in a lecture at the University of Leicester.

Judge Yosef Shapira to be next state comptroller - Ynetnews ... graduate of the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has a MSc in Clinical Criminology from the University of Leicester in Britain.

20 February 2012

Scientists form black hole theory - This is Leicestershire The findings by the research team, led by Dr Sean Farrell, formerly of the University of Leicester, have just been published in the influential ...

A byword for excellence in many fields - This is Leicestershire In 1921, the first nine students started at University College Leicester – now the University of Leicester, which in 2012 has more than 23000 students.

Student to raise £2k for hospital - Harborough Mail University of Leicester student Matthew Dacombe is hoping to raise more than £2000 to help upgrade a children and young people's cancer ward.

Beautiful display a sign spring is close - This is Leicestershire The friends of the University of Leicester botanic garden, in Oadby, opened the crocus displays in the Sandstone Garden, in front of Beaumont Hall, ...

19 February 2012

HOORAY! SPRING ARRIVES THIS WEEK - Express.co.uk Nowhere was this clearer yesterday than in the Botanic Garden of the University of Leicester where five-year-old Erin Maton basked in the sun, surrounded by ...

18 February 2012

Badminton: Loughborough Leys hold off Leicester University's ... - This is Leicestershire Leicester University went close to an upset win over high-riding Loughborough Leys in men's Division Two of the Leicestershire League.

Student to raise £2k for hospital - Rutland and Stamford Mercury It will be the first marathon for the University of Leicester student who is originally from West Kirby. He started at the university in September and is ...

17 February 2012

Terry's alumni dinner date - This is Leicestershire Sir Terry Wogan was the guest of honour at the University of Leicester's annual Alumni Dinner. The TV and radio star gave a speech to more than 170 guests, ...

Golden age of book illustrators - This is Leicestershire The current exhibition in the University of Leicester's David Wilson Library celebrates the work of three great Victorian illustrators, best known for their ...

Poor nutrition for pregnant women may lead to their child being ... - News Pakistan ... Research Council at the University of Leicester, both universities in the UK. ... The team of researchers Anne Willis (Leicester University) and Susan ...

Dr David Mitchell Joins New College of the Humanities' Teaching Staff - PR Web He has previously lectured at the University of Cambridge and the University of Leicester, and for the last five years he has been teaching history of ...

16 February 2012

Muggle Quidditch Matches Take Universities By Storm As Keele And ... - Huffington Post UK Now, Leicester University has announced it will be teleporting its students to Keele University (by coach, not flying car), for what shall presumably be an ...

Leicester University Quidditch players are off to a flying start - This is Leicestershire Forty students have joined the University of Leicester Quidditch Society, which has got off to a flying start after its formation three weeks ago.

Leicester Conferences nominated for two national industry awards - Venues.org.uk Leicester Conferences at the University of Leicester is pleased to announce their nomination as one of the finalists at the 2012 Meetings and Incentive ...

Hubble Reveals Secrets of Distant Black Hole - Digital Silence HLX-1 was discovered in 2009 by Dr. Sean Farrell of the Sydney Institute for Astronomy in Australia and the University of Leicester, UK.

Hubble Reveals Secrets of Distant Black Hole - Sci-News.com ... Farrell et al) HLX-1 was discovered in 2009 by Dr. Sean Farrell of the Sydney Institute for Astronomy in Australia and the University of Leicester, UK.

15 February 2012

Research Helps Illuminate the Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes - Best Syndication Back in 2009, Sean Farrell of the Sydney Institute for Astronomy in Australia and theUniversity of Leicester, UK, discovered a “middleweight” black hole in ...

Hubble finds relic of a shredded galaxy - Science Codex Sean Farrell of the Sydney Institute for Astronomy in Australia and the University of Leicester, UK, discovered a middleweight black hole in 2009 using the ...

Hubble Finds Relic of a Shredded Galaxy - Hubble Space Telescope at ESA Sean Farrell of the Sydney Institute for Astronomy in Australia and the University of Leicester, UK, discovered a middleweight black hole

NASA's Chandra finds Milky Way's black hole grazing on asteroids - Space Daily ... could form at all in the harsh environment near a supermassive black hole," said Kastytis Zubovas of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, ...

UK scientists develop device to detect counterfeit alcohol - Drinks Business Review Researchers at the University of Leicester Space Research Center have developed a new device that enables users to detect counterfeit alcoholic drinks ...

New British Booze Tricorder Can Tell You That Vodka's Not Really ... - Gizmodo UK Still, boffins from the University of Leicester have come up with a ... is that this has come out of the Space Research Centre of Leicester Uni – you've got ...

Toasting history of art gallery - This is Leicestershire Suzanne is attached to Leicester University's course for museum management and has just completed her PhD on the Walker Art Gallery, in Liverpool.

Vibrant colour contrasts catch Jim's eye - This is Leicestershire Mr McKenna, a research associate at Leicester University, said: "The vibrant colours just looked so startling against one another and I hadn't long had my ...

Will exercise help prevent diabetes rise? - This is Leicestershire Researchers at the University of Leicester have won a £1.9 million grant to carry out one of the largest diabetes prevention programmes in Britain.

Professors research domestic violence - This is Nottingham Nottingham Trent University and the University of Leicester are investigating what makes some women break out of abusive relationships and move forward.

We must defend our religious heritage and the values that it underpins - Telegraph.co.uk Last year, at the University of Leicester, she spoke of the “large, untapped appetite for a more mature discussion of faith in this country”, ...

14 February 2012

Bhangra Showdown issues Leicester University with 5 year ban for ... - Bhangra News Bhangra Showdown, the largest inter-university bhangra group competition in the UK, has issued students from the University of Leicester with a 5 year ban ...

Heartfelt cash plea - This is Leicestershire People will be able to leave a message for a loved one at Highcross and make a donation to theUniversity of Leicester's bid to raise £1 million towards a ..

The psychology of the dark side of cyberspace - Loughborough News A University of Leicester professor is to discuss the dark side of cyberspace and ... Ken Edwards Building, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester.

UB releases heart disease research - Ballarat Courier Working alongside researchers from the University of Leicester, Professor Fadi Charchar and a team from the School of Health Sciences analysed DNA from more ...

13 February 2012

Black hole may be munching on asteroids - Expressindia.com ... form at all in the harsh environment near a supermassive black hole," said lead study author Kastytis Zubovas of University of Leicester in the UK.

Gadget to detect fake alcohol invented - The Drinks Business As the battle continues against counterfeit alcohol, a team at the University of LeicesterSpace Research Centre have invented a device that uses a beam of ...

11 February 2012

A proud father - This is Leicestershire ... the youngsters mentioned in the letter about the snow ("Students were simply first-class", Mailbox, February 7) were indeed from Leicester University.

Father-Son Heart Disease Link Found - Visit Bulgaria The above findings have been found from the study led by the University of Leicester, which primarily reveals about the danger of heart disease that lies in ...

University team finds father-son disease link - This is Leicestershire A common heart disease which kills thousands of people each year may be passed from father to son, according to a study led by the University of Leicester.

Milky Way Black Hole Consumes Asteroids Daily - Voice of America The University of Leicester scientists say the findings would help explain the bright flares that erupt from the Milky Way's central black hole about once ...

Altered Lifestyle Plus Anti-Obesity Drugs Are Effective - Medical News Today Researchers from the University of Leicester have discovered that ... Dr. Laura Gray and her team from Leicester University's Department of Health Sciences ...

10 February 2012

1 in 5 men inherit heart disease risk from fathers - Diabetes.co.uk A study from the University of Leicester reveals that genes passed via Y chromosomes can increase risk of heart disease by 50%.

Men's genes contribute to heart disease risk - Best Medical Cover Scientists at the University of Leicester and Australia's University of Ballarat studied the male-specific genes of 3233 British men, none of whom were ...

New clue to heart attacks in men - AnaesthesiaUK An international team, led by scientists at the University of Leicester, showed that genetic variations carried on the Y chromosome can significantly ...

Black Hole May Eat Asteroids At Milky Way's Center, Scientists Say - Huffington Post ... near a supermassive black hole," study lead author Kastytis Zubovas, of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, said in a statement.

99pWholesaler.com founder wins award - Asian Image Suleman is a former University of Leicester student. He paid tribute to the University, particularly Rajinder Bhuhi, Enterprise Learning Officer who was on ...

9 February 2012

'Men inherit heart risk from father, pass on it to their sons' - Expressindia.com Dr Maciej Tomaszewski, from the University of Leicester who led the study said: "We are very excited about these findings as they put the Y chromosome on ...

Heart Disease Risks Linked to Genes in Men: study - International Business Times AU This is the finding of researchers from the University of Ballarat (Australia) and University of Leicester, (UK) that could improve understanding and ...

Men can inherit heart disease from father - Leicester study shows - This is Leicestershire The Leicester University study has linked a particular version of the male Y ... from theUniversity of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, ...

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - 14 News WFIE Evansville ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and

Male Gene Linked To Coronary Artery Disease Risk - Medical News Today The study, led by Dr Maciej Tomaszewski, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences,University of Leicester, UK and Dr Fadi J Charchar, University of Ballarat, ...

Tests reveal male hereditary heart disease risk - Zenopa Research carried out by scientists at the University of Leicester has discovered a hereditary risk which up to 20 percent of men may carry in the UK in ...

Predisposition to common heart disease 'passed on from father to son' - HealthCanal.com A common heart disease which kills thousands each year may be passed genetically from father to son, according to a study led by the University of Leicester ...

Heart disease likely to pass from father to son - Deccan Herald A new study by the University of Leicester's cardiovascular sciences and genetics departments, which took four years to complete, suggests that the ...

Heart Disease Risk Gene May Pass From Dads to Sons - Everyday Health ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - WMBF ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

CBS 3 Springfield - WSHM Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads ... - WSHM-TV ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - KTVN ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - 19 Action News ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

FOX Carolina 21Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - WHNS Greenville ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - WBRC ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - WNEM Saginaw ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease risk gene may pass from dads to sons - MyFox Wausau ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart Disease Inherited Through Male Gene - ThirdAge ... shows it is also implicated in heart disease,” said Dr. Maciej Tomaszewski, a professor at the University of Leicester and lead researcher on the study.

Heart Disease Risk Gene May Pass From Dads to Sons - U.S. News & World Report ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart disease alarm for men - Adelaide Now An international research team, led by UK experts at the University of Leicester, studied data from more than 3200 men and found a variation on the Y ...

Heart disease risk is linked to common male gene, scientists say - Fox News University of Leicester researchers studied over 3000 British men's DNA and found that 90 percent of male chromosomes belonged to two major groups—one of ...

Heart disease gene is inherited in men - Healthcare Global It is now hoped the results of the study, which was carried out by researchers from theUniversity of Leicester in the UK, will now pave the way for ...

Your father's heart disease could now be yours - India.Com Health A new study by the University of Leicester's cardiovascular sciences and genetics departments, which took four years to complete, suggests that the ...

Have you inherited heart disease from Dad? - WebMD.Boots.com By Tim Locke 9th February 2012 - Research led by the University of Leicester may have found why more men than women get heart disease: defects in the ...

'Men inherit heart risk from father, pass on it to their sons' - Indian Express Dr Maciej Tomaszewski, from the University of Leicester who led the study said: "We are very excited about these findings as they put the Y chromosome on ...

Heart disease can pass from father to son - Times of India A new study by the University of Leicester's cardiovascular sciences and genetics departments, which took four years to complete, suggests that the ...

Male gene responsible for heart disease inheritance? - HealthJockey.com But, in an important investigation by scientists at the University of Leicester, it came forward that coronary heart disease (CHD) may be due to inheritance ...

Presdisposition to common heart disease 'passed on from father to son' - Medical Xpress A common heart disease which kills thousands each year may be passed genetically from father to son, according to a study led by the University of Leicester ...

Heart disease likely to pass from father to son - Daily Pioneer A new study by the University of Leicester's cardiovascular sciences and genetics departments, which took four years to complete, suggests that the ...

Combination of anti-obesity drugs and lifestyle advice effective ... - News-Medical.net A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs and lifestyle advice 'an effective combination' - Netdoctor Researchers at the University of Leicester looked at the effectiveness of this approach at reducing weight and body mass index (BMI).

Anti-obesity drugs with modified lifestyle help weight loss - Daily News & Analysis A study led by the University of Leicester looks at the effectiveness of anti"obesity drugs and a modified lifestyle on weight loss and BMI.

Don't Take These 3 Weight Loss Drugs Without Reading This First! - eMaxHealth Researchers at the University of Leicester have found that 3 weight loss drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and body mass ...

Our Galaxy's Giant Black Hole May Munch on Asteroids - LiveScience.com ... near a supermassive black hole," study lead author Kastytis Zubovas, of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, said in a statement.

Black Hole Caught Devouring Huge Asteroids At Milky Way's Center - HULIQ Scientists at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, after studying the bursts of X-rays emitted from the edges of the central supermassive ...

Our galaxy's huge black hole 'feeds on asteroids' grazing from a ... - Mail on Sunday ... could form at all in the harsh environment near a supermassive black hole,' said Kastytis Zubovas of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.

Our Galaxy's Giant Black Hole May Munch on Asteroids - Space.com ... near a supermassive black hole," study lead author Kastytis Zubovas, of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, said in a statement.

Black hole in Milky Way 'vaporising huge asteroids' - BBC News Experts from the University of Leicester say they've found the answer in data from Nasa's Chandra satellite. They say it's because the huge black hole, ...

Milky Way's black hole gobbling asteroids - Hindustan Times ... could form at all in the harsh environment near a supermassive black hole," said Kastytis Zubovas of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, ...

Milky Way's black hole seen vaporizing asteroids - TG Daily ... whether asteroids could form at all in the harsh environment near a supermassive black hole," says Kastytis Zubovas of the University of Leicester.

Could The Death Star Destroy A Planet? - Huffington Post UK Three astronomy students from the University of Leicester have set out to answer that decades-old question once and for all. In their paper "A2_8 That's No ...

Sir Terry joins former students for dinner - This is Leicestershire The veteran radio and television broadcaster, 73, who was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Leicester two years ago, ...

8 February 2012

Drugs with modified lifestyle help weight loss - Times of India A study led by the University of Leicester looks at the effectiveness of anti -obesity drugs and a modified lifestyle on weight loss and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs with modified lifestyle help weight loss - Zee News A study led by the University of Leicester looks at the effectiveness of anti –obesity drugs and a modified lifestyle on weight loss and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs with modified lifestyle help weight loss - TruthDive A study led by the University of Leicester looks at the effectiveness of anti -obesity drugs and a modified lifestyle on weight loss and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs with modified lifestyle help weight loss - Newstrack India A study led by the University of Leicester looks at the effectiveness of anti -obesity drugs and a modified lifestyle on weight loss and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs with a modified lifestyle helps weight loss ... - Medical Xpress A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs with a modified lifestyle helps weight loss ... - HealthCanal.com A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI.

Anti-obesity drugs with a modified lifestyle helps weight loss ... - EurekAlert A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI.

Y chromosome 'may play role in passing heart disease from father ... - TruthDive According to a study led by the University of Leicester, the Y chromosome, a part of DNA present only in men, plays a role in the inheritance of coronary ...

Heart disease risk passes from father to son: Study - Zee News According to a study led by the University of Leicester, the Y chromosome, a part of DNA present only in men, plays a role in the inheritance of coronary ...

Heart Disease Risk Gene May Pass From Dads to Sons - iVillage Entertainment ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Y chromosome 'may play role in passing heart disease from father ... - Newstrack India According to a study led by the University of Leicester, the Y chromosome, a part of DNA present only in men, plays a role in the inheritance of coronary ...

Presdisposition to Common Heart Disease 'Passed On from Father to Son' - Science Daily The team at the University of Leicester analysed DNA from over 3000 men from British Heart Foundation Family Heart Study (BHF-FHS) and the West of Scotland ...

Presdisposition to common heart disease 'passed on from father to son' - Science Codex A common heart disease which kills thousands each year may be passed genetically from father to son, according to a study led by the University of Leicester ...

Heart Disease Risk Gene May Pass From Dads to Sons - MSN Health & Fitness ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Heart Disease Risk Gene May Pass From Dads to Sons - Doctors Lounge ... to play a role in the inheritance of coronary artery disease, according to researchers at the University of Leicester in England and their colleagues.

Presdisposition to common heart disease 'passed on from father to son' - EurekAlert A common heart disease which kills thousands each year may be passed genetically from father to son, according to a study led by the University of Leicester ...

Milky Way's Black Hole Devouring Asteroids - IBTimes.co.uk By IBTimes Staff Reporter: Subscribe to IBTimes's RSS feed Astronomers from US space agency Nasa and the University of Leicester in the UK have discovered a ...

Milky Way's black hole devouring asteroids - The Conversation ... vaporisation of large asteroids, according to astronomers at the University of Leicesterin the UK and University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Marathon aim to raise money - This is Leicestershire Matthew Dacombe, 19, a first year at the University of Leicester, will raise the cash for the Our Space appeal to pay for new, separate areas for children ...

Could the Death Star destroy a planet? - Boing Boing And these researchers from the University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy came to the same conclusion. According to the paper abstract, ...

University of Leicester to spearhead Europe-wide research into ... - Loughborough News The University of Leicester will this week host the UK launch of a pan-European project focusing on improving later-life learning experiences across 17 ...

The London Riots: Another Moral Panic - or What? - Loughborough News The riots that rocked London and other UK cities in 2011 will be analysed by a criminologist in a public lecture at the University of Leicester on 8 ...

Universities of Leicester and Cambridge spearhead one of UKs ... - Loughborough News A group of University of Leicester researchers has received a £1.9 million grant to undertake one of the largest scale diabetes prevention programmes in the ...

Leicester man named Entrepreneur of the Year - Loughborough News Former University of Leicester student Suleman Sacranie has been named the Midlands Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Suleman, the brains behind ...

Student aims to raise 2000 for hospital appeal - Loughborough News A University of Leicester student hopes to run the London marathon and raise £2000 for a new children and young people's cancer ward at the Leicester Royal ...

Indian lesser flamingos compared to their African cousins in new ... - Loughborough News A University of Leicester conservation biologist - David Harper, from the Department of Biology - is leading a study which will establish whether lesser ...

Crocus blooming signals spring - Loughborough News Despite current short, cold and grey days, signs of springs are appearing at the University of Leicester's Botanic Garden. One of the first flowers to bloom ...

MICROMINE UK Awards Bursary to Geoscience Student - Loughborough News Sinead Fenton is currently a third-year student in the University of Leicester's MGeol Applied and Environmental Geology programme.

7 February 2012

Anand Agricultural University begins genetic study of flamingos - Times of India Dr David Harper from University of Leicester, England, and professor Crosa with Dr Zaccara - who had recently attended the second Global Bird Watchers ...

When racist jokes aren't a laughing matter – new study - HealthCanal.com Research by a University of Leicester sociologist shows that racist jokes can reinforce serious meanings about race issues – and suggests that we should be ...

Racist jokes aren't a laughing matter - Asian Image By Asian Image reporter » Research by a University of Leicester sociologist shows that racist jokes can reinforce serious meanings about race issues – and ...

Students were simply first-class - This is Leicestershire I'm sure that the academic achievements of University of Leicester students generates a huge amount of pride for the university. However, I would like thank ...

Website creator is Midlands Young Entrepreneur of the Year - This is Leicestershire At the same event, Professor Sir Robert Burgess, vice-chancellor of the University of Leicester, received the Lifetime Contribution to Midlands Business ...

6 February 2012

Lamb replaces Davey as employment relations minister - Recruiter Lamb read law at the University of Leicester and headed Norfolk solicitors Steele and Co's employment unit before entering politics.

What does Britishness mean to you? - The Guardian I went to Leicester University, travelled in the Middle East afterwards and learned to cook there. I sell Middle Eastern-inspired food at farmers' markets …

5 February 2012

Anti-obesity drugs help weight loss, so does modified lifestyle ... - Food Consumer The review conducted by LJ Gray of the University of Leicester, Leicester UK and colleagues was based ninety-four studies of 24808 individuals, ...

Autism: a puzzling disorder - Vancouver Sun “That would seem to imply the incidence has not changed very much,” said Dr. Terry Brugha, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Leicester who led ...

4 February 2012

Circulating free DNA holds clues to cancer diagnosis and risk of ... - HealthCanal.com Dr Jacqueline Shaw, of the Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine at the University of Leicester, and colleagues at Imperial College have ...

The Saturday Quiz - The Independent "The Lady in Red"; Oscar-winning star of The Heiress (1949); Leicester university; the Suez Canal. What's the connection? 6. Which major UK sports stadium ...

3 February 2012

Poet's visit inspires pupils to speak up and speak out - This is Leicestershire Some of the pupils attended the Holocaust Memorial Service at the University of Leicester, where they read out their poems. Kiana Chapman, of Stokes Wood ...

University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor to receive lifetime ... - Loughborough News The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester is to be honoured with a Lifetime Contribution to Midlands Business Award, it has been announced.

British adults with autism 'invisible' - BusinessGhana Study author Dr. Terry Brugha of the University of Leicester and colleagues estimated the prevalence of autism spectrum conditions in adults using data from ...

Norman Lamb appointed Britain's postal affairs minister - Post and Parcel Now a married father of two, the University of Leicester graduate was a city councillor in Norwich during the late 1980s and early 1990s, ...

Profile: Norman Lamb, employment relations minister - Telegraph.co.uk Mr Lamb read law at the University of Leicester and later joined Norfolk solicitors Steele & Co, where he became a partner and head of the firm's specialist ...

UK: Norman Lamb appointed Employment Relations and Postal Affairs ... - 7thSpace Interactive Norman read law at the University of Leicester. He worked for a year as a Parliamentary Assistant for Greville Janner, QC, MP. He worked for Norwich City ...

Golden Rule that applies to tweeting, too - This is Leicestershire ... they should also be aware of the consequences of their actions. Dr Paul Reilly is a lecturer in media and communication at the University of Leicester.

SketchBook: News 'n' notes on Gulf Coast arts - al.com She is pursuing a doctorate in museum studies from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. Her focus is how art museums, especially regional and ...

2 February 2012

Professor named winner of a top business award - This is Leicestershire The head of the University of Leicester is to be honoured for his contribution to business in the Midlands. Professor Sir Robert Burgess, ...

Learning disability and autism linked - This is Leicestershire The study, by Terry Brugha, professor of psychiatry at the University of Leicester, involved a survey of adults on learning disability registers in ...

Focus on gender and health at University of Leicester - Loughborough News A University of Leicester Professor will expose the problems with gender-specific ... Ken Edwards Building, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester.

Leicester artists painting presented to the University of Leicester - Loughborough News Staff at the University of Leicester's Department of Engineering were so impressed with local artist Thomas Bartlett's painting of the Engineering building ...

University applications down - This is Leicestershire Richard Taylor, director of corporate affairs at Leicester University, ... The number of applications to University of Leicester fell from 18738 to 17192.

Audioshock earns praise of Coldplay - This is Kent Max Minus, 20, Audioshock's synth and keyboard player from Lydden, currently at the University of Leicester studying ancient history and archaeology, ...

Cancer Genomics now available online - News-Medical.net ... and intriguingly, may predict the onset of relapse," said Dr. Jacqueline Shaw of the University of Leicester and lead author of the report.

Genome Research publishes special issue: Cancer Genomics - PhysOrg.com... and intriguingly, may predict the onset of relapse," said Dr. Jacqueline Shaw of the University of Leicester and lead author of the report.

Genome Research publishes special issue: Cancer Genomics - Science Codex ... and intriguingly, may predict the onset of relapse," said Dr. Jacqueline Shaw of the University of Leicester and lead author of the report.

Genome Research publishes special issue: Cancer Genomics - EurekAlert... and intriguingly, may predict the onset of relapse," said Dr. Jacqueline Shaw of the University of Leicester and lead author of the report.

1 February 2012

UK Study Finds Many Disabled Adults Are 'Invisible' Autistics - PsychCentral.com Dr. Terry Brugha, professor of psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led the research on discovering “invisible” cases of autism with his research ...

British adults with autism 'invisible' - Outcome Magazine Study author Dr. Terry Brugha of the University of Leicester and colleagues estimated the prevalence of autism spectrum conditions in adults using data from ...

Adult Autism study reveals 'hidden group' - Barchester Healthcare Lead researcher Dr Terry Brugha of the University of Leicester explained: "This new information will be of particular importance for those who plan and ...

Adults with profound learning disability more likely to develop autism - News-Medical.net Dr Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led research on behalf of the University for the report Estimating the Prevalence ...

British adults with autism 'invisible' - Dalje.com Study author Dr. Terry Brugha of the University of Leicester and colleagues estimated the prevalence of autism spectrum conditions in adults using data from ...

British adults with autism 'invisible' - UPI.com Study author Dr. Terry Brugha of the University of Leicester and colleagues estimated the prevalence of autism spectrum conditions in adults using data from ...

Surprisingly High Number of Adults With Severe Learning ... - Science Daily Dr Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led research on behalf of the University for the report Estimating the Prevalence ...

University of Leicester researchers lead on new autism study ... - Loughborough News Dr Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led research on behalf of the University for the report Estimating the Prevalence ...

New illustrated version of the life of Charles Dickens marks birth ... - Loughborough News A University of Leicester academic has edited a new version of an important biography of Charles Dickens - ahead of the novelist's 200th birthday ...

Don't Believe Everything You Read - The Epoch Times This week the British Medical Journal (BMJ) reports that a doctor and flu vaccine researcher based at Leicester University in the UK has been suspended for ...

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