May

Blog Entry Manufacturing Pasts: Leicester’s 20th Century Transformation
Collaborative project with the University of Leicester illustrates industrial change in post-war Britain through innovative online resource bank
Blog Entry Acclaimed writers at launch of Centre for New Writing
Award-winning poet Daljit Nagra and shortlisted Man Booker novelist Alison Moore among those speaking at launch of the University of Leicester’s Centre for New Writing on Tuesday, 7 May
Blog Entry An insight into the ‘State of UK Banking’ from the Head of UK Banking, Santander
Santander’s Head of UK Banking will give free public lecture at University of Leicester on Thursday 2 May
Blog Entry University of Leicester purchases former DMU campus site for £2.9M
Purchase of Brookfield site will help University of Leicester to consolidate and enhance educational provision
Blog Entry Study allays out-of-hours emergency admissions fears
University of Leicester Professor is co-lead in the first large-scale analysis of the influence of admission times on deaths in paediatric intensive care units
Blog Entry University of Leicester student to represent UK in world finals of academic contest
Outstanding presentation by Leicester student makes him national winner of Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining competition
Blog Entry A Marvell of science?
Lecture explores the influence of the Royal Society on 17th century poet on Tuesday 7 May at University of Leicester
Blog Entry King Richard III archaeological unit makes new discovery under a car park in Leicester
University of Leicester Archaeological Services finds 1,700-year-old cemetery with unusual practice of Christian and pagan burials
Blog Entry Record rises in science applications to University of Leicester as TV shows inspire students to shoot for the stars
‘Brian Cox effect’ impacts interest in science at leading UK university
Blog Entry New Perspectives on Holocaust Memory
Representations of the Holocaust in Italian culture to be examined at the 2013 Aubrey Newman Lecture at University of Leicester on Wednesday 8 May
Blog Entry Botany for Beginners: Grow your knowledge with part-time course
University of Leicester Botanic Garden course will introduce beginners to wildflower identification
Blog Entry Neurodevelopmental disorders: syndromes or part of normal variation?
Psychology expert to discuss problems in ‘medicalising’ in University of Leicester public lecture on Thursday 9 May
Blog Entry Funding for pancreatic cancer research project offers hope for new way to tackle lethal disease
University of Leicester Professor in study for early detection of disease
Blog Entry New awards event to honour stand-out students at University of Leicester
Awards will celebrate students’ achievements in areas such as student representation, volunteering and enterprise
Blog Entry Award for book accompanying “Bronze” exhibition co-curated by Leicester art historian
Cultural enterprise award for book accompanying Royal Academy exhibition co-curated by Professor David Ekserdjian
Blog Entry For Peat’s Sake: expert investigates tropical peatland in Southeast Asia
Peatland researcher to give Inaugural public lecture at the University of Leicester on Tuesday 14 May
Blog Entry How family conflict affects children
Study involving University of Leicester academic provides insight into emotional and behavioural problems in children
Blog Entry Pioneering work on the medicinal properties of the foxglove is focus of lecture at University of Leicester
Dr Peter Sheldon will focus on the work of William Withering, a physician and learned botanist
Blog Entry Head of UK Banking at Santander focuses on economic recovery
Talk at University of Leicester highlights ‘back to basics’ approach in relationship banking
Blog Entry University of Leicester up for total of eight awards
Success in Richard III Communications campaign sees University shortlisted for national awards
Blog Entry Richard III Open Day for all the family
University of Leicester’s Richard III Open Day will provide a host of public activities
Blog Entry How historians map the gardener’s world
Expert in architecture to discuss researching historic gardens in annual lecture at Lamport Hall on Monday 20 May
Blog Entry Leicester forensic pathology expert appointed head of international radiology autopsy group
University of Leicester Chief Forensic Pathologist Professor Guy Rutty will lead the International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging
Blog Entry University of Leicester researcher involved in propaganda exhibition
British Library exhibition Propaganda: Power and Persuasion showcases expertise of University of Leicester expert on AIDS communications campaigns
Blog Entry Solitary Confinement and Supermax Prisons: Lessons from America
Criminology expert to discuss solitary confinement in a public lecture at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 22 May
Blog Entry How Metal Works – Let Me Compute the Ways
Engineering expert to give inaugural public lecture at the University of Leicester on Tuesday 21 May
Blog Entry Top of the POPS: system for prioritising acutely ill children recognised
Cardiovascular researcher receives second nomination for prestigious award
Blog Entry University of Leicester Professor to become next President of the Royal Astronomical Society
Head of the University’s College of Science and Engineering is to assume prestigious appointment
Blog Entry New discovery of ancient diet shatters conventional ideas of how agriculture emerged
Use of new analysis techniques provides food for thought about how people lived 5,000 years ago
Blog Entry University of Leicester to support major community heritage project
Project will bring together community to learn about the history of their local area
Blog Entry Jack and the Beanstalk helps to provide new insights into workings of the Law
University of Leicester students contribute to project that seeks to develop children’s ‘legal literacy’
Blog Entry University of Leicester exhibition to showcase “changes of heart” in sculpture
The University of Leicester’s Sculpture In The Garden exhibition will run from June 30 to October 27
Blog Entry Was Richard III a benevolent king or a murderous tyrant?
Experts to debate King Richard III’s reputation at a University of Leicester live debate on Thursday, June 6
Blog Entry University of Leicester forges links with new University in India
Leicester is the only British university to help develop new institution in Himachal Pradesh
Blog Entry Y chromosome link to heart disease recognised with international award
University of Leicester researcher wins European Atherosclerosis Society award for pioneering study
Blog Entry Disabled people are less integrated into society now than in the past, says historian
University of Leicester historian Professor Steven King to speak on Radio 4 programme exploring the lives of disabled people through history
Blog Entry King Richard III found in ‘untidy lozenge-shaped grave’
World first academic peer-reviewed paper on the University of Leicester’s Search and Discovery of Richard III reveals slain king was buried in hastily dug grave
Blog Entry How are visual illusions used in medicine and arts and what was their role in history?
A conference at the University of Leicester will explore the medical, psychological, historical and religious uses of visual illusions
Blog Entry New book highlights life and work of Holocaust survivor
University of Leicester academic, Dr Fransiska Louwagie, co-edits book on major novel by Piotr Rawicz
Blog Entry New treatment for stroke set to increase chances of recovery
University of Leicester involved in major findings which could change treatment of strokes caused by brain haemorrhage globally
Blog Entry Richard III workshops for Leicester schoolchildren
Primary school children will come to the University of Leicester to learn about the science and archaeology used in the Discovery of Richard III
Blog Entry Leicester astronomers help in discovery of neutron star slowdown
University of Leicester scientists involved in international discovery of neutron star “anti-glitch” using NASA’s Swift satellite
Blog Entry Switching to small banks could help save the economy, expert says
University of Leicester School of Management’s Professor Martin Parker to speak at the House of Commons on Tuesday June 4
Blog Entry Leicester scientist helps discover ancient streambed on Mars
University of Leicester scientist Dr John Bridges contributed to a new report showing how rocks examined by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity reveal details of an ancient Martian stream
Blog Entry Grass-roots support was key to Conservative success, according to University of Leicester historian
Largest-ever study of Conservative Party sheds light on the party’s interwar dominance in the House of Commons

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