October

Blog Entry Prehistoric builders reveal trade secrets
Long-overlooked museum fossil is a clue to vanished skills of prehistoric animal architects
Blog Entry Report recommends new approach to recording students’ achievements
University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor chairs working group proposing changes to degree classifications
Blog Entry Discrimination from one's manager really bites
Study examines impact of discrimination on mental health workers
Blog Entry Olympic hopeful receives sporting boost from University of Leicester
Students awarded University’s first round of sports scholarships
Blog Entry Identifying genes - with the help of yeast
Accessible science at GENIE Public Engagement Lectures on Tuesday 9 October at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry The whole world in your hands: how businesses can benefit from satellite data
University of Leicester’s G-STEP event will feature talks from Hewlett Packard, the UK Space Agency and Ordnance Survey
Blog Entry Guest lecture to discuss ‘urgent action’ needed to address lung cancer cases
Lung cancer expert Dr Ian Woolhouse to give public lecture organised by Hope Against Cancer
Blog Entry James Bond expert reveals what we can expect from Skyfall
University of Leicester’s Professor James Chapman says 23rd 007 will need to marry the old with the new
Blog Entry Leicester-born artist returns to his roots
University of Leicester to unveil painting by artist Adrian Hemming
Blog Entry Supporting Families With Cancer
Experts on hand to advise on preventing or delaying the onset of cancer
Blog Entry Bollywood Movie showcase for University facilities
Two new scenes to be shot at University of Leicester’s Percy Gee Building
Blog Entry Leicester leads the way in most comprehensive ever hate-crime study
Research will include widest range of groups to be investigated in a single study
Blog Entry New Joint University Employment Agency to Help Students Gain Skills and Aid Local Community
'Unitemps' Initiative by De Montfort University and the University of Leicester to provide high quality temporary staff to local enterprises and allow students to experience the working world
Blog Entry Graphic art illustrates University of Leicester's historic search for King Richard III
Innovative illustrations capture historical events in dramatic style
Blog Entry Leicester sociologist backs first global Day of the Girl
Dr Jane Pilcher supports UN’s first global day for awareness of girls’ issues on October 11
Blog Entry £8,000 Vouchers available for SMEs to benefit from University of Leicester’s space research expertise
Scheme aims to support development of innovative ideas
Blog Entry Dead stars could be the future of spacecraft navigation
University of Leicester involved in project exploring the use of pulsar X-rays
Blog Entry Restoration project aims to 'give river back to Market Harborough'
Public asked to have say in conservation plan - first meeting on November 1 at the Angel Hotel, Market Harborough, at 7pm, open to all
Blog Entry Forensic expert to debate the ‘CSI effect’ with bestselling crime authors
University of Leicester forensic pathologist joins Ian Rankin and Kathy Reichs at Cheltenham Literature Festival
Blog Entry Literary superstar Laura Esquivel to speak at University of Leicester
Second Annual Creative Writing Lecture at the University of Leicester on October 24
Blog Entry Assembling the molecular jigsaw of the brain
Free public lecture on Tuesday 16 October explores latest work in mapping the molecules of the mind
Blog Entry New study finds that sitting for protracted periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death
Sitting around compromises health of people- even if they meet typical physical activity guidelines
Blog Entry One foot from the grave!
You won’t believe it! Archaeologists who led Search for King Richard III reveal Victorian builders came within inches of destroying human remains
Blog Entry This is a public service announcement - is anyone listening?
Media figures debate future of public service broadcasting at University of Leicester event
Blog Entry Drawn from the past, preserved for the future: art and film history lectures announced
Free public lectures in October and November dedicated to art in all its forms
Blog Entry Leicestershire Schools Awarded Primary Science Quality Mark
Awards for schools that have worked with Science Learning Centre East Midlands at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Leicester plays pivotal role in European Parliament event on how space science can benefit society
Exciting uses of hi-tech space know-how for business and beyond – space technologies event at National Space Centre on Thursday October 18
Blog Entry Battling the “brain drain”
University of Leicester students travel to Ethiopia to help stimulate entrepreneurship and social innovation
Blog Entry University of Leicester academic receives prestigious award for his work in immunology
Professor Schwaeble’s research on the body’s responses to infections and its implications in inflammatory disease recognised by the Royal Society
Blog Entry Six of the best: Law Teacher of the Year Award shortlist announced
University of Leicester lecturer among candidates for national award
Blog Entry Poet Laureate and Booker Prize-shortlisted novelist at Literary Leicester festival
Carol Ann Duffy and Will Self among speakers at University of Leicester’s fifth annual Literary Leicester festival - 7-10 November, 2012
Blog Entry University of Leicester part of UK consortium to help fight global deforestation through REDD+
Dr. Kevin Tansey and Professor Heiko Balzter from the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester are members of consortium
Blog Entry University of Leicester’s findings feature in Alan Milburn report
University contributes to important Government report on social mobility
Blog Entry Professor Lord Anthony Giddens to speak on ‘The Politics of Climate Change’
World-renowned sociologist returns to Leicester on 24th October.
Blog Entry The future of Mongolian nomadic lifestyle under debate
Geographers from University of Leicester in research project looking at lives of herders
Blog Entry Key figures in Richard III search tell of ‘huge shock’ of skeleton discovery
Michael Ibsen and Dr John Ashdown-Hill recount their reactions to news of Grey Friars find
Blog Entry Diamonds for Hope
To mark ten successful years, local cancer research charity, Hope Against Cancer has launched a network of HOPE Diamonds
Blog Entry Chemists shed light on the future of solar power
President of the Royal Society of Chemistry to give public lecture at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 24th October
Blog Entry Is the media’s portrayal of disability a help or a hindrance?
One-day conference at the University of Leicester to examine the media’s representation of disability issues
Blog Entry How the Anglo-Saxons made sense of the natural world
Expert in early medieval science to give Brixworth public lecture on Saturday 27 October
Blog Entry Industry and academia join forces as UCB supports Leicester PhD students
UCB Pharma scheme provides University of Leicester PhD students with funding for their course studies.
Blog Entry NHS should replace traditional autopsies with non-invasive alternative where appropriate, suggests report
Group chaired by University of Leicester forensic pathology expert recommends Department of Health should create national autopsy imaging service
Blog Entry European court translators to learn English law at University of Leicester
UK’s first course for European Court of Justice interpreters will be held from October 29 to November 2
Blog Entry 'Don't jump to conclusions' - warns Head of academic team in Richard III search
Head of Archaeology and Ancient History at University of Leicester says Search for Richard III is still ongoing as debate rages over potential burial sites
Blog Entry Students boost Leicester's economy by £169 million
Students studying in Leicester spend an average of £144.10 per week and rent accounts for 41% of weekly outgoings
Blog Entry Former University of Leicester student is elected as new Chancellor
Distinguished Labour Life Peer the Rt. Hon. Lord Grocott to serve as sixth Chancellor of the University of Leicester
Blog Entry New study investigates fate of the criminal corpse
Exploitation of bodies from 17th to 19th centuries put under the spotlight
Blog Entry Grey Friars female skeleton is possibly of founder
University of Leicester archaeological team in Search for Richard III comment on second set of remains found under car park
Blog Entry A sense of belonging is key to university success
Inaugural lecture from Professor Jon Scott to be held at the University of Leicester on Tuesday 13 November
Blog Entry Some of the world’s fastest ‘speedcubers’ to compete at the University of Leicester
University of Leicester to host UK Open 2012 Rubik’s Cube-solving championship
Blog Entry Health inequalities could be reduced by more effective healthcare, says new study
Research led by University of Leicester discovers how effective healthcare can reduce toll from major diseases like stroke, heart disease and cancer

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