May

Blog Entry Researchers 'switch off' neurodegeneration in mice
Toxicology Unit based at University of Leicester identify pathway to brain cell death
Blog Entry Trial launched into curry chemical's cancer-fighting properties
Effects of curcumin in chemotherapy investigated by University of Leicester
Blog Entry Leicester cancer scientists receive £1.1 million grant to continue testing groundbreaking cancer medicine
Cancer Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) fund Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre for a further five years
Blog Entry The 'Father' of DNA fingerprinting opens the new Scientific Support Building in Wakefield
University of Leicester Professor gives his name to new facility
Blog Entry Casualties of war: ex-armed forces service personnel in prison
University of Leicester criminologist presents research findings on May 9
Blog Entry Virtual lab gives students rare insight into genetics
University of Leicester academics study the effectiveness of virtual reality for teaching and learning
Blog Entry First instrument for the JWST is completed and handed over to NASA
University of Leicester team play key role in building and testing the Mid InfraRed Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope
Blog Entry University of Leicester space scientists complete decade of work on cryogenically-tested space instrument for NASA
University of Leicester team play key role in the James Webb Space Telescope which will produce the sharpest images yet of the farthest depths of the cosmos
Blog Entry University of Leicester study identifies key cellular mechanisms behind the onset of tinnitus
Research into hearing loss after exposure to loud noises could lead to the first drug treatments to prevent the development of tinnitus
Blog Entry When Philip met Monica: University of Leicester English Professor delivers lecture on Larkin
Leicester Poetry Society lecture on Friday 11 May at 7.30pm at The Atrium, 105 Clarendon Park Road
Blog Entry Do museums do enough to attract new audiences?
New book edited by University of Leicester academic and V&A researcher argues museums should do more to reach out to new audiences
Blog Entry Drop-in sessions at Leicester libraries for Adult Learners’ Week
Find out about lifelong learning opportunities at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Psychology lecture examines how to learn from memory
Professor Andrew Mayes to deliver 2012 Sluckin lecture at the University of Leicester, 17 May
Blog Entry University takes heart from generous donations from community
Freemasons raise £50,000 for Cardiovascular Research Centre Appeal
Blog Entry University joins the Big Spring Clean
Student volunteers to help clear litter from campus and Victoria Park
Blog Entry Research recognised: postgraduates show off their groundbreaking studies
University of Leicester celebrates postgraduate research as part of festival
Blog Entry Free public tour of University of Leicester Botanic Garden
International Fascination of Plants Day on May 18
Blog Entry Young people plan day of dance
Student learn to become arts leaders for Embrace Arts project
Blog Entry ‘From Big Bang to Biospheres’: Astronomer Royal’s public lecture at University of Leicester
Professor Martin Rees discusses how widespread life is in the cosmos on Wednesday 16 May
Blog Entry Important roles for top cancer experts at University of Leicester's cancer research programme
New appointments for leading cancer specialists
Blog Entry Call for citizen scientists to help tackle eco problem
Students ask for help from public to find environmental solution to pollution
Blog Entry Bluesky to Fund Night Sky Mapping Project
University of Leicester to work with aerial mapping specialists
Blog Entry University of Leicester Medical students’ finger puppet video wins national award
Top prize for students’ digital video
Blog Entry Universities minister praises Leicester's 'path-breaking' links with Kurdistan
University of Leicester’s association with Kurdistan highlighted by Secretary of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts
Blog Entry 'Slum tourism' research project launched at University of Leicester
New European Union-funded project investigates contentious pastime
Blog Entry Banning of Muslim veil in France linked to increased hostility towards veiled Muslim women in the UK - University of Leicester study
Research seminar examines impact of French veil ban on UK attitudes
Blog Entry Scientists find gold-plated fossil solution
Novel method will assist with study of ancient specimens
Blog Entry University of Leicester placed among UK top 20 universities
The Guardian places Leicester among UK best for fifth consecutive year
Blog Entry Learning leads to success for mature student
Adult Learners Week Award for counselling student working with mental health charities
Blog Entry Martin Johnson opens the new Hope Against Cancer Clinical Trials Centre
New East Midlands cancer centre in partnership between University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals
Blog Entry Immigrant Citizens Survey: 'How immigrants experience integration'
Transnational survey asks the unheard in the integration debate: The immigrant
Blog Entry Archaeologist to explore local history in the field
English Local History event on 26 May questions the origins of strip-farming
Blog Entry New international network to study greenhouse gases over the Amazon
Climate change scientists aim to better understand carbon cycle over rainforest
Blog Entry University of Leicester researcher receives funding for Martian science
UK Space Agency announces award
Blog Entry Art provides new perspectives to scientific theory
Scientists and artists to debate new age theory at London railway station
Blog Entry Historian explores apartheid and the city
‘Black Baudelaires, Bohemias and the Bronx’ at University of Leicester on 30 May
Blog Entry Father of English History's role in creation of Archbishop of York explained
Public lecture will show Venerable Bede helped set up important Church role
Blog Entry Partnership with University of Leicester nurtures organic growth of Bulb Studios
Design agency supported by University’s School of Management
Blog Entry Both employers and universities need to do more to widen access to the professions, University of Leicester heads say
Employers need to invest in ‘diversity of thought’, says Head of Careers at Britain’s most socially inclusive top-20 university
Blog Entry University of Leicester academic is winner of prestigious grant funding award
HEA announces Doctoral Programme awards
Blog Entry University of Leicester’s Chair of Council urges Prime Minister to review approach to international students
Roger Bettles backs call for international university students to be removed from net migration statistics for policy purposes
Blog Entry UKCAT contributes to widening participation in medical education
Study commissioned by consortium including University of Leicester
Blog Entry Icelandic adventure to inspire teachers to take learning outside the classroom
Trip to Iceland will give teachers the tools to organise beneficial school trips for pupils
Blog Entry Shami Chakrabarti to deliver keynote address at University of Leicester refugee conference
Conference on 'Hope and Resilience for Refugees and Asylum Seekers' to mark Refugee Week
Blog Entry Employers' Forum gives recruiters the chance to have their say on University curriculum
University of Leicester building links with graduate recruiters to increase employment prospects for students
Blog Entry Anti-hacking workshop at University of Leicester
University and local company collaborate on keeping websites safe
Blog Entry Non-stop 'Bardathon' at University of Leicester marks Diamond Jubilee year
It’s a Bard Day & Night for staff and students at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Researchers and Guardian win top journalism award
University of Leicester researcher wins award
Blog Entry University of Leicester announces collaboration in Iraq
Initiative brings benefits to universities in UK and Iraq

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