February

Blog Entry MICROMINE UK Awards Bursary to Geoscience Student
Employability boost for University of Leicester student
Blog Entry Crocus blooming signals spring
Weekend viewings of spring flowers at University of Leicester Botanic Garden on 19th & 26th February 2012
Blog Entry The London Riots: Another Moral Panic - or What?
Free University of Leicester lecture on Wednesday 8 February to give insight into 2011 violence
Blog Entry Circulating free DNA holds clues to cancer diagnosis and risk of relapse
Research led by University of Leicester focuses on breast cancer
Blog Entry Universities of Leicester and Cambridge spearhead one of UK's biggest diabetes prevention programmes
Prevention of Diabetes Through Physical Activity Education programme to tackle chronic condition
Blog Entry Student aims to raise £2000 for hospital appeal
First-year student from the Wirral aims to take part in the London Marathon
Blog Entry Indian lesser flamingos compared to their African cousins in new genetic study
Are flamingos in India and Africa genetically birds of a feather?
Blog Entry When racist jokes aren’t a laughing matter – new study
Political correctness cannot explain the serious meanings in racist jokes
Blog Entry Anti-obesity drugs with a modified lifestyle helps weight loss – new study
Research from University of Leicester tackles growing problem
Blog Entry University of Leicester to spearhead Europe-wide research into older people's learning experiences
New European project will gather information and create platform to exchange knowledge and inform best practice for later-life learning
Blog Entry University of Leicester graduates to enjoy dinner and dance with Sir Terry Wogan
Honorary Graduate and friend of the University will be guest of honour at upcoming Alumni Dinner
Blog Entry Predisposition to common heart disease 'passed on from father to son'
University of Leicester-led research finds Y chromosome link for coronary artery disease
Blog Entry NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory finds Milky Way's black hole grazing on asteroids
University of Leicester physicists analyse data from the telescope and find giant black hole vaporising asteroids may be source of frequent flares from the galactic core
Blog Entry The psychology of the dark side of cyberspace
The emotional impact of virtual violence, break-ups and romance scams explored at free public lecture at University of Leicester on Tuesday 21 February
Blog Entry Quidditch takes off: turning a fictional game into a real sport
Muggle Quidditch match between University of Leicester and Keele University teams will be first in the UK played according to formal IQA rules
Blog Entry Intermediate Mass Black Holes and revelations
New findings build on discovery made at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Bangladeshi community celebrates 10th anniversary success of learning centre
Vice-Chancellor of University of Leicester to see success of service he launched a decade ago
Blog Entry Leicester Conferences nominated for two national industry awards
Leicester Conferences within Residential and Commercial Services are finalists for a fourth consecutive year at the annual M&IT Industry Awards
Blog Entry University of Leicester students get peddling for Go Green Week
Exciting week of activity promotes environmental awareness amongst students
Blog Entry 24 hour row-a-thon will raise money for cancer research
University of Leicester students will row through the night to raise funds for the Ewing's Sarcoma Research Trust
Blog Entry Talk shows engage with significant ethical and social issues
Free public lecture examines reason and emotion in television talk shows
Blog Entry Soldiers, spacemen and vagrants: Britain’s comics icons revealed
New book explores cultural history of comics in Britain for first time
Blog Entry University of Leicester wins the 2011 UCISA-Eduserv Award for Excellence
Leicester commended for high quality training materials on information security
Blog Entry Find out what's in your genes
Free public lectures at University of Leicester on Tuesday 13 March
Blog Entry University of Leicester work highlighted at prestigious international event
Leicester academics present their work at meeting attended by scientists and journalists from around the world
Blog Entry Testing begins: pioneering study explores links between being born early and difficulties with maths
University of Leicester leads work into later skills development in premature babies
Blog Entry New study examines cultural values
University of Leicester researcher co-leads research into value of our hobbies and leisure activities.
Blog Entry National industry award nominations for Leicester Conferences
Leicester Conferences within Residential and Commercial Services are finalists for a fourth consecutive year at the annual M&IT Industry Awards
Blog Entry New study examines cultural values
University of Leicester researcher co-leads research into value of our hobbies and leisure activities
Blog Entry March means music at Embrace Arts
University's arts centre lines up ten concerts for music lovers
Blog Entry University of Leicester exhibition showcases 'interesting times' in sculpture
The University of Leicester’s annual sculpture exhibition takes an unsettling twist in 2012, weaving gutsy large-scale pieces through its historic botanical garden
Blog Entry Students organise music and dance Extravaganza to raise money for disadvantaged children worldwide
University of Leicester RAG society hosting ambitious fundraiser in support of DanceAid
Blog Entry Physical complaints may suggest depression in cancer patients
New study in cancer shows physical symptoms are amplified by depression and should not be ignored.
Blog Entry New doctoral inaugural lectures to showcase outstanding university researchers
Outstanding PhD graduates showcase cutting-edge research in University of Leicester public lectures on 29 February
Blog Entry Against bankocracy?
Free seminar on 29 February for the Interdisciplinary Dialogues in Education series aims to enliven educational thinking and practice with insights from other disciplines
Blog Entry University of Leicester Educator to Become ‘Google Certified’ at Google Teacher Academy
PGCE student to benefit from hands-on experience with Google products and technologies
Blog Entry University of Leicester students host charity run to raise money for children around the world
Students have organised a 1km run that will raise funds for children's charity UNICEF
Blog Entry DNA pioneer says Britain’s forensic science research base in danger of disappearing
Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys of University of Leicester comments on closure of the Forensic Science Service
Blog Entry University of Leicester to study impact of food and eating on social skills of children
Research to centre on pupils at Samworth Enterprise Academy in Leicester
Blog Entry University of Leicester Medical School grants new Affiliated Teaching Hospital status
Kettering General Hospital has been granted Affiliated Teaching Hospital status by University of Leicester Medical School for its consistently high standard of education for medical students.
Blog Entry Babies born just two or three weeks early at higher risk of poor health
Research: Population-based cohort study of the effects of gestational age at birth on health outcomes at three and five years of age.
Blog Entry Diabetes risk from sitting around
Women could be more at risk than men – new University of Leicester study
Blog Entry Leicester academic to speak on police use of social media
Focus on police public engagement at policy seminar on 6 March
Blog Entry Is the Euro Destined to collapse?
University of Leicester hosts debate in Europe’s financial capital on 7 March
Blog Entry Students raise asylum awareness
First Refugee Week aims to raise funds for charity
Blog Entry Pilot study reveals trends in women's surname choices
'Children can be made to feel 'different' if their surname choice style is not the conventional one'

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