June

Blog Entry Education, age and class continue to create a ‘digital divide’
New study led by University of Leicester sociologist Dr Patrick White shows inequalities in internet use and access continue to mirror societal divides
Blog Entry University of Leicester student launches record label for up and coming musicians
Student Bemi Babalola founds independent record label Mor Music Group with funding from the University of Leicester and the European Regional Development Fund
Blog Entry University of Leicester opens its doors for annual Summer Reunion
General public invited to Open Day for all the family on Saturday 29 June
Blog Entry University of Leicester’s ranking rises in Guardian University Guide
University climbs six places to 13th out of 119 institutions
Blog Entry Richard III becomes muse for comic book artists following car park discovery
Succession of exhibitions, installations, cartoons and graphic novels following the discovery of Richard III by University of Leicester
Blog Entry University of Leicester set to feature in Bollywood film releasing this week
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 was filmed at University of Leicester campus
Blog Entry Paralympian Gold Medallist to launch urgent public appeal for new inclusive arts space in Leicester
October deadline set to raise remainder of funds for £1.5 million Gallery at University of Leicester’s inclusive arts centre
Blog Entry Experts to discuss new innovations for improving Leicester air quality
University of Leicester experts will speak at the Leicester ON-AIR workshop on Friday, June 7 as part of the EU's Green Week
Blog Entry Leicester students to cycle whole length of France for charity
University of Leicester English undergraduates will set off on an 800-mile cycle ride from Nice to Calais on Monday, June 17
Blog Entry Large meta-analysis reveals cancer survivors and their partners at significantly greater risk of anxiety than depression in long term
Research from University of Leicester researcher explores mental health of cancer survivors
Blog Entry Surprising connections: space-age science and Renaissance relics
Dr Phillip Lindley, leading academic at the University of Leicester, discusses everything from French sculptors to 3D lasers at a Study Day at Lamport Hall
Blog Entry Improving archaeological accuracy, and why tablets should break properly
Outstanding University of Leicester graduates return on Tuesday 11 June to deliver lectures on cutting edge research
Blog Entry University of Leicester’s Cardiovascular Research Centre Scoops East Midlands Award
Prestigious award for new centre for world-class heart research
Blog Entry Award-winning scheme for children in care to celebrate 10th anniversary
Author Anne Fine and poet and playwright Lemn Sissay to speak at the University of Leicester for the Letterbox Club’s 10th Anniversary
Blog Entry Leicestershire's New Deputy Lieutenants
Three new Deputy Lieutenants announced
Blog Entry University of Leicester Council Chair-elect commissioned as Deputy Lieutenant of Leicestershire
Dr Bridget Towle, CBE, of Loughborough is among three University of Leicester members serving as Deputy Lieutenants
Blog Entry President of India highlights international links as key for economic progress
University of Leicester (UK) delegation at inauguration of Maharaja Agrasen University, Himachal Pradesh, hears of ’demographic dividend’ in India
Blog Entry Playing with fate: the insights of game theory revealed
Free public lecture by University of Leicester economist on Tuesday 18 June
Blog Entry Current affairs make life hard for stickleback dads
Male stickleback fish deserve extra praise this Father’s Day, in light of findings by University of Leicester researchers
Blog Entry British South Asians five times more likely than white people to suffer severe depression following cancer diagnosis
Coping with Cancer? Hopelessness, helplessness, fatalism, avoidance and denial
Blog Entry Chance for Year 12 pupils to work with archaeologists who discovered Richard III
Year 12 pupils around the UK have the opportunity to secure an internship with University of Leicester archaeologists for the second dig at Grey Friars in July
Blog Entry Mind the Brain! Lessons learned from nervous system study
University of Leicester’s annual Frank May Prize Lecture to be given by Professor Ruth Luthi-Carter on Monday, 24 June
Blog Entry Scientists find potential genetic drivers behind male heart disease risk
University of Leicester scientists makes further important step forward in their research into the association between the Y chromosome and risk of coronary artery disease
Blog Entry FREE family fun for all
Art workshops and craft market at your local arts centre
Blog Entry Drugs, hamburgers and wine - causes and prevention of cancer
University of Leicester scientist explores cancer chemoprevention in a free public lecture on Tuesday 25 June
Blog Entry Open day will help families look after children’s mental health
The public are invited to series of talks at the University of Leicester’s Greenwood Institute of Child Health for its 20th anniversary on Friday, June 28
Blog Entry Engineering Department to showcase world leading research projects at 50th anniversary
Staff, students and alumni will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University of Leicester’s Department of Engineering on Saturday, June 29
Blog Entry Leicester scientists join fight against heart disease
University of Leicester heart researchers awarded multi-million pound grant
Blog Entry Event to showcase how cutting edge research can benefit business
Rolls-Royce engineer to speak at the University of Leicester’s Innovation Leicester 2013 conference on Monday, July 8
Blog Entry Centenary celebrated at public open day
100 years of the Medical Research Council marked at the MRC Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester on Saturday 22 June
Blog Entry Rates of infection in intensive care units in England show impressive fall – and we can explain why, say researchers
NHS staff matched gains in controlling infection seen in the US
Blog Entry Public invited to open day at historic Burrough Hill dig
Fourth year of excavations at Iron Age hillfort welcomes visitors on Sunday 30 June
Blog Entry A year of discoveries showcased at the University of Leicester
Key figures in Mars exploration and the Search for Richard III give their insights in public talks on Wednesday 26 June
Blog Entry Research showcase at University of Leicester
Employers and public invited to judge excellence in postgraduate research
Blog Entry Richard III and major fundraising campaign help University of Leicester win two top national awards
Outstanding Communications Team and Outstanding Fundraising Initiative awards for Leicester
Blog Entry Visit by local brewery boss marks 25 years of support for University of Leicester student volunteers
Mr Richard Everard, OBE, Chairman of Everards Brewery visits University of Leicester to mark 25 years of his annual donation to student volunteers
Blog Entry Talking history – past, present and future
East Midlands Oral History Archive celebrates 30 years of oral history in Leicester on Wednesday 26 June
Blog Entry The University of Leicester’s Executive Head Chef wins top industry award
Craft Guild of Chefs Award for member of University’s Catering Services team
Blog Entry University of Leicester Department of Geography invites public to celebrate its 90th Anniversary
Innovative research showcased on Saturday 29 June as geographers reflect on 90-year history
Blog Entry Wall to go ahead of University of Leicester dig at Richard III site
Preparatory work begins ahead of second archaeological dig at Grey Friars
Blog Entry Financial risk experts have weaker voice at some banks compared to others
University of Leicester expert identifies differences in influence held by risk management chiefs at two global banks
Blog Entry University of Leicester does the double again in national awards for teaching excellence
Leicester wins two awards for a second year in a row
Blog Entry Experts to debate the future of UK forensic science innovation
Key figures from academia, government, the police and industry will meet at the University of Leicester on Thursday 27 June
Blog Entry Top NASA officials view Leicester’s expertise for future Mars missions
Members of NASA’s Mars Programme Office visited the University of Leicester’s Space Research Centre
Blog Entry Avengers-style Helicarrier is still pie in the sky
Physics students calculate the four-propeller powered giant aircraft seen in the Avengers would not be possible with modern technology
Blog Entry Experts to discuss role of land agents through history at conference
University of Leicester to hold conference on “The Land-Agent: Past, Present and Future” on July 1 and 2
Blog Entry Work to begin on new dig at Richard III site
World-renowned archaeological team from University of Leicester to return to historic site
Blog Entry Students aim to make new flame retardant for polystyrene - using genetically modified bacteria
University of Leicester students aim to use DNA to create an alternative flame retardant for expanded polystyrene, in their entry to the international iGEM competition
Blog Entry Breakthrough discovery into the regulation of a key cancer drug target attracts £2.4 million research funding to the University of Leicester
University of Leicester-led research offers new insights into how the genome is regulated by signalling molecules within human cells

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