November

Blog Entry Greyfriars Fine Foods launches range that’s fit for a king
University of Leicester supports entrepreneurial effort
Blog Entry Deprivation responsible for 450 breast cancer deaths each year
Researchers from Universities of Leicester and Cambridge present findings
Blog Entry Researchers discover important mechanism behind nanoparticle reactivity
University of Leicester involved in breakthrough science
Blog Entry Leicester scientists map structure of key complex in the immune system
New study reveals the structure of complement component C1 – a target for complement-mediated diseases including strokes and heart attacks
Blog Entry ‘Beyond reasonable doubt’: archaeologists give first-hand account of Richard III discovery in new book
Grey Friars team-members’ book discusses the background, excavation and scientific methods that lead to the unearthing and identification of the last Plantagenet King of England
Blog Entry Colossal careers fest among biggest in UK
University’s mammoth Festival of Careers starts Tuesday 5 November 2013
Blog Entry How today’s citizen scientists can learn from Darwin and the Victorians
New research project investigates public participation in science in the 19th and 21st centuries – and shows how citizen science shaped Charles Darwin’s theories
Blog Entry Olympic hero opens new £2 million diabetes centre in Leicester
Sir Steve Redgrave will open the Leicester Diabetes Centre on Thursday 7 November
Blog Entry Leicester benefits from £100m NERC investment in environmental science doctoral training
Funding to be used to support a broad range of subjects across environmental sciences at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Booker Prize-shortlisted author Amitav Ghosh to speak at the University of Leicester
Talks by award-winning Bengali Indian novelist on Tuesday 12 November and Wednesday 13 November
Blog Entry University of Leicester to create up to 500 paid internships per year
University of Leicester will become the first top 20 university to launch a major paid internship programme to campus-based home or EU student undergraduates
Blog Entry Embrace Arts: What does space sound like?
New installation by Artist in Residence at University of Leicester
Blog Entry What does space sound like?
Free exhibition by Space Research Centre’s Leverhulme Artist in Residence explores sounds of space and the Sun on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 November
Blog Entry Legendary British Author and Playwright Michael Frayn to speak at Literary Leicester festival
Talk for sixth annual festival to take place on Saturday 16 November at 7:30pm
Blog Entry University of Leicester forges unique agreements to enhance English language learning worldwide
Memorandum of Understanding signed by University of Leicester and Pearson (PTE Academic) to establish world class English Language Centres worldwide
Blog Entry Former NASA astronaut and social media star to teach Leicester how to ‘think like an astronaut’
University of Leicester and The National Space Centre to host Canadian Astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield on Friday 13 December
Blog Entry University of Leicester academics win award for new book on developments in biomedicine
Dr Chris Willmott and Dr Salvador Macip receive the European Prize for the Popularization of Science
Blog Entry Can we live together in a diverse Britain?
Professor Ted Cantle to discuss ‘how globalisation and diversity changes everything’ at University of Leicester on Wednesday 20 November
Blog Entry Young entrepreneur secures deal for new business venture
Latest success story from recipient of support from University of Leicester's Enterprise Inc. programme
Blog Entry International bestselling author to attend literary festival
University of Leicester welcomes Antonia Fraser to sixth annual Literary Leicester festival on 15 November
Blog Entry UKCAT-12 longitudinal study sheds light on medical school admissions
University of Leicester is founding member of UKCAT
Blog Entry New technique for developing drugs to treat serious illnesses
Researchers exploit the power of evolution to create designer proteins
Blog Entry Champion “speedcubers” race to complete Rubik’s Cubes at UK competition
The Rubik’s UK Championships return to the University of Leicester on November 16 and 17
Blog Entry New perspectives on ‘hard to reach’ communities in largest ever study of hate crime victimisation
Emerging themes from Leicester Hate Crime Project to be discussed at free public lecture at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 27 November
Blog Entry Academic to chair faith issues session as part of Inter Faith Week 2013
Professor Peter Cumper of the University of Leicester chairing discussion on Tuesday 19 November
Blog Entry Researchers discover there’s more to age old literacy problem than meets the eye
Elderly adults find reading more difficult due to the way they process language according to new research from the University of Leicester
Blog Entry University of Leicester to Base UK Testing and Analysis Centre at MIRA Technology Park
University of Leicester to create centre for automotive, aerospace and space industries
Blog Entry University of Leicester hosts former government advisor on drugs policy
Renowned drugs expert David Nutt to discuss ‘Drugs Without the Hot Air’ on Wednesday 20 November 2013
Blog Entry The Mysterious Case of George Eliot’s Right Hand
Acclaimed George Eliot biographer delves into life of classic author at Victorian Studies Annual Lecture on Wednesday 20 November 2013
Blog Entry Students clone bacterial genes for degradation and recycling of waste chemicals
University of Leicester Biological Sciences students have cloned bacterial genes involved in breaking down toluene, an environmental pollutant
Blog Entry Bringing hidden histories to light
Research led by University of Leicester to unlock community engagement with de-industrial public spaces
Blog Entry Medieval origins of debate on classroom beatings
Research by University of Leicester medieval expert Dr Ben Parsons reveals the historical discussions surrounding corporal punishment – which are echoed in debates today
Blog Entry Now is the Winter: Students asked to put their own spin on soliloquy in Richard III
Competition run by the University of Leicester’s School of English will see Richard’s ‘voice’ becoming many voices in multimedia interpretation
Blog Entry New expert panel in Security Studies
70 international experts in the field of conflict prevention, mitigation and recovery support innovative degree programme
Blog Entry The Doctor is more likely to change race than gender, says TV historian
‘Fans would be outraged’ at the prospect of a female lead for Doctor Who
Blog Entry Leicester secures funding for new Cancer Research UK Centre
University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals partnership wins backing for new centre of excellence
Blog Entry The company you keep shapes what you learn
Research from Universities of Leicester, Sussex and Cambridge into desert locusts discovers how your environment shapes your thinking
Blog Entry Astronomers reveal mystery of brightest ever Gamma-ray Burst
New research explains celestial phenomenon recorded earlier this year
Blog Entry New University-industry partnership aims to train engineers and scientists of tomorrow
University of Leicester leads Centre including researchers from universities of Birmingham, Nottingham and 14 industrial and international partners
Blog Entry Queen’s Anniversary Prize to University of Leicester for Discovery of Richard III
University recognised for long record of exceptional research, commercial archaeology and public engagement
Blog Entry Cybermen offer uncomfortable glimpse into humanity’s future
Bioethics expert argues that the Doctor Who villains echo concerns about technology enhanced humans
Blog Entry Growing Job Insecurity in the Public Sector, but not in the Private Sector
University of Leicester Professor co-authors major government report on employment relations and well-being
Blog Entry University of Leicester offers free course on Richard III’s England
First online course taught by scholars who brought King to light receives over 10,000 sign-ups
Blog Entry Student volunteers to wrap up Christmas for children in Leicestershire
University of Leicester student volunteers are collecting donations as part of Toys on the Table Christmas appeal from 2-6 December
Blog Entry Leicester’s Clinical Trials Unit gains full National registration
Unit dedicated to high quality clinical trials meets the 'gold standard' set by UK’s Clinical Research Collaboration
Blog Entry Conference to showcase university students and staff working together
Students’ Union hosts Working as Partners Conference on Wednesday 27 November 2013
Blog Entry Steps towards curbing brain damage and diabetes
Doctoral Inaugural Lectures by Dr Emmanouil Katsogridakis and Dr Emma Wilmot to take place on Wednesday 27 November
Blog Entry Historic buildings help the balance sheet
University history expert to give insight at event for developers and property managers on 27 November
Blog Entry How ill is Capitalism really making us?
Psychologist and writer Oliver James to give a talk on the mental health impact of ‘Selfish Capitalism’ on Wednesday 11 December 2013 at University of Leicester
Blog Entry University of Leicester academic encourages day off from ‘out of control consumerism’
We need to ‘disrupt our relationship to shopping’, according to consumption expert
Blog Entry A New View of the Hot and Energetic Universe
ESA selects the science theme for its next large mission
Blog Entry Voices of Science to showcase 75 years of scientific innovation
Dr Sally Horrocks from the University of Leicester helps to record the lives of British scientists in full for the first time
Blog Entry University of Leicester wins Research Project of the Year for Dig for Richard III
Accolade comes in seventh successive year in which Leicester has won a Times Higher Education Award

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