June

Blog Entry Stand-up comedian inspires Leicester for London 2012
Embrace Arts hosts Laurence Clark on 21 June
Blog Entry Five awards for University of Leicester
University recognised in Higher Education Marketing Awards ceremony
Blog Entry University of Leicester honorary degrees: summer 2012
The University of Leicester is awarding 11 honorary degrees at its degree congregations this summer between 10 July and 13 July.
Blog Entry Financial mania: why bankers and politicians failed to heed the warning signs of the 2008 credit crisis
Award-winning University of Leicester academic identifies ‘manic behaviour’ in the financial world
Blog Entry Multi-million pound new national supercomputer to perform astronomical feats
University of Leicester chosen for state-of-the art facility to tackle mysteries of space
Blog Entry An experiment too far? University grounds declared ‘danger zone’ as part of art show
‘Deadly shed’ to feature in sculpture exhibition
Blog Entry Coach trip: University fitness manager in charity drive to meet the Pope
Roadtrip from Leicester to Rome to benefit local charity Wishes 4 Kids
Blog Entry Breaking down the boundaries between work and study
Professor Hilary Burgess to give University of Leicester public lecture on 12 June
Blog Entry University of Leicester serves up recipe for business success
Innovation Partnership Showcase, Thursday 5th July at the Leicester Marriott Hotel
Blog Entry Jolly good sport: Leicester students to revive Victorian Olympic Games ahead of London 2012
Moustaches and cricket balls to feature in Olympic re-enactment
Blog Entry Celebrating biodiversity at University of Leicester
Members of the public invited to identify as many species as possible in 24 hours
Blog Entry Study shows people with Type 2 diabetes require ongoing and sustained clinical support
Study analyses impact of one-off advice session and on-going support for patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
Blog Entry Bill Bryson to join UK charity walk for children’s cancer and leukaemia
Fundraisers to trace route across the UK for Emily’s Big Walk starting on 25 August
Blog Entry Engineering electronics for outer space
University of Leicester expert gives lecture on spacecraft electronic systems
Blog Entry University of Leicester ranked in UK top 20 by The Times for fifth year in succession
Third league table of 2012 ranks Leicester in top 20
Blog Entry University of Leicester Professor Before the UN Security Council
Distinguished academic proposes mediation as an appropriate technique of resolving disputes between states
Blog Entry Father and son play their part in University of Leicester's non-stop 'Bardathon'
Much Ado About Shakespeare at University campus from Monday 18 June- Friday 22 June
Blog Entry David Wilson announced as premier local benefactor for University of Leicester Cardiovascular Research Centre
Industrialist and philanthropist, David Wilson, through his charitable foundation, The David Wilson Foundation, is the leading local donor for the University’s research centre at Glenfield Hospital
Blog Entry Gifted physicists have stars in their eyes
Awards ceremony at University of Leicester inspires physicists of the future
Blog Entry New University of Leicester employability summit aims to maximise graduate prospects for students
University of Leicester to issue new employability strategy at inaugural conference
Blog Entry RBS management style used ‘economic violence’ to wield power that led to bank's failure, new study suggests
University academics provide alternative explanation for bank’s collapse
Blog Entry Local Community invited to Summer Reunion and Open Day at University of Leicester
The Summer Reunion and Open Day: Saturday 30th June 2012
Blog Entry Award evening for students breaking into the world of work
Students celebrate after gaining key employability award
Blog Entry Industrialist and philanthropist David Wilson speaks of delight at donating £500,000 to University of Leicester research centre at Glenfield Hospital
David Wilson is Premier Local Benefactor of New Cardiovascular Research Centre
Blog Entry Scholarships celebrated: Overseas students toast their time in Leicester
International students received postgraduate funding from Santander
Blog Entry Sound’s Fantastic
Public lecture on how the power of sound can provide environmentally-friendly form of energy conversion
Blog Entry University of Leicester recognised at THE Leadership and Management Awards 2012
Library team scoops prize at ceremony in London
Blog Entry New Model for Small Businesses to Aid Investments Decisions
Revolutionary ROI model for SMEs formulated by University of Leicester academics
Blog Entry University of Leicester students scoop National Award for enhancing Employability
Leicester Bright Futures Society recognised for Careers Service Collaboration at the annual Bright Futures Awards Ceremony
Blog Entry Stillbirth rate twice as high among least well off in England
Inequality evident for all causes and has not budged in eight years
Blog Entry 2012 Graduate Trainee Programme
Graduates from the county join new scheme to encourage participation in sport
Blog Entry New £340,000 investment into asthma and allergy research at University of Leicester
Midlands Asthma and Allergy Research Association provides vital funding for study
Blog Entry Public invited to open day at historic Burrough Hill dig
Visitors invited to take part in archaeological event on Sunday 1 July
Blog Entry ‘Lovable’ academics lauded by students
Poll among students finds worthy academic winners
Blog Entry Is lifelong learning good for you?
International conference on wellbeing in adult education links with 150th anniversary of groundbreaking college
Blog Entry Women “never the right age” in hedge fund
‘Women faced problems at every stage of adult life’ says report from University of Leicester and University of Essex
Blog Entry Botanical bargains: Pick up a plant at University of Leicester's garden sale
Plant sale and Family Day at Botanic Garden kick off a summer of activities
Blog Entry Heart research PhD researcher wins regional science prize
University of Leicester Department of Cardiovascular Sciences repeats last year’s success
Blog Entry University of Leicester lauds ‘Volunteer of the Year’
‘Amazing’ PhD student wins the Frank May Cup
Blog Entry Outdoor art: summer show unveiled
University of Leicester’s sculpture exhibition to open on July 1
Blog Entry Englishness was the starting block for modern Olympic Games, claims University of Leicester historian
‘More than any other nation, the English invented modern sport and it was their thinking about education that inspired the re-invention of the Olympic games’ - Professor Rob Colls, University of Leicester
Blog Entry How to bend it like Beckham: physics students calculate perfect football formula
University of Leicester undergraduates find key to curling the ball
Blog Entry Could some smokers be at even higher risk of lung disease?
University of Leicester researchers analyse genetic clues that predict lung disease
Blog Entry Outstanding teachers gain accolades from University of Leicester
University Teaching Fellowships promote, reward and celebrate excellence in teaching and related activities that support and enhance ‘the Leicester student experience’
Blog Entry New portrait of DNA fingerprinting pioneer unveiled at University of Leicester
Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, inventor of DNA fingerprinting, is immortalised on canvas by artist Tess Barnes
Blog Entry Shale gas unlikely to be the solution to the UK’s future energy needs
Over recent years the UK has become ever more dependent on the import of gas to supply our energy needs, presenting risks for our future energy security.
Blog Entry University of Leicester graduate helps poor entrepreneurs in Benin to develop businesses
Former students takes intern role to help lift people out of poverty
Blog Entry Botanic Garden provides therapy and green fingers
New programme helps gardening skills bloom for people with disabilities

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