October

Blog Entry University of Leicester’s £17.5 million conference centre opens doors to business
The University of Leicester’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Robert Burgess, will officially open the College Court Conference Centre on Tuesday, 1 October
Blog Entry Horticultural Experts to be hosted by University of Leicester Botanic Garden
BBC Radio 4 to record Gardeners’ Question Time at University of Leicester Botanic Garden on Wednesday 16 October
Blog Entry Red wine chemical remains effective against cancer after the body converts it
Paper by University of Leicester scientists shows resveratrol can still be used in the body after it has been metabolised
Blog Entry University of Leicester climbs to highest ever ranking in world's top universities
University of Leicester leaps 35 places within top two per cent in the world – and is the highest climbing UK University amongst the top 200 institutions
Blog Entry ‘Virtual consultation’ training for junior doctors launched at University of Leicester Medical School
Students to be taught how to hold consultations online with 'virtual patients'
Blog Entry American Studies expert takes up prestigious research fellowship
University of Leicester’s Professor Martin Halliwell will research American medicine and psychiatry as part of a new fellowship at the Institute of the Americas, University College London
Blog Entry NASA’s moon landing remembered today as a promise of a “future which never happened”
Moon landings: NASA portrayed Astronauts as 'pioneering cowboys' claim researchers
Blog Entry Worried about cancer in the family? Have your say at Leicester event and find out more
University of Leicester’s GENIE to host Lifestyle and Cancer Awareness Workshop on Saturday 12 October
Blog Entry A year of discoveries showcased at the University of Leicester
Key figures in Mars exploration, and the Dig for Richard III give their insights in public talks on Saturday 12 October 2013
Blog Entry Black History Season 2013 celebrated at University of Leicester
Series of events throughout October and November
Blog Entry University of Leicester uses space mission expertise to assist industry
Upcoming Space IDEAS Hub event to build upon already successful knowledge transfer from space missions into commercial benefit for UK industry
Blog Entry Leicester Conferences receives 4* campus accreditation for en suite accommodation
University of Leicester accommodation praised for ‘very good standard’ and ‘excellent condition’
Blog Entry University of Leicester Students’ Union to make mental health pledge
Students’ Union to unite with mental health organisation Time to Change for World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October
Blog Entry Medical Research Council scientists discover compound that arrests neurodegeneration in mice
Significant advance in study led by researchers hosted by University of Leicester
Blog Entry Conference to pay tribute to “neglected comedy genius”
Event celebrating the life and career of comic actor Arthur Lucan to be held at the London Cinema Museum Saturday 12 October
Blog Entry Study could reveal why female victims of domestic violence turn to crime
University of Leicester criminologist to investigate why large numbers of female offenders have experienced domestic abuse
Blog Entry Leicester Law Professor to share expertise with House Of Lords Select Committee
Professor Adam Cygan to discuss Role of National Parliaments in the European Union on 22 October
Blog Entry One woman, a stage and a collaborative story – the re-writing of dreams at Embrace Arts
First production as part of Embrace Arts' Black History Month season
Blog Entry Aerospace engineering takes off at Leicester
Third-year module on practical aspects of aircraft systems takes students from the classroom to the cockpit
Blog Entry Leicester joins groundbreaking arts and humanities partnership between six Midlands universities
The Midlands Three Cities Consortium has secured a major grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, which will create 410 PhD studentships over five years
Blog Entry American music festival celebrates Richard III find
Astonishing archaeological discovery by the University of Leicester marked by Society for Intercultural Understanding: Leicester (SICUL) and the Cultural Section of the American Embassy in London
Blog Entry Viruses and how we live with them: peaceful co-existence or disease?
Former Regius Professor of Physic at the University of Cambridge to deliver public lecture on Monday 21 October
Blog Entry Only a minority of stroke victims are being seen by doctors within the recommended timeframe
Despite the recent FAST awareness campaign, just 8% of high-risk patients surveyed attended clinic within 24 hours of symptom-onset
Blog Entry Closing the gap: Leicester opens debate on higher education partnership and collaboration
Particular focus at University of Leicester conference on collaboration between ‘town and gown’
Blog Entry The Right Reverend Tim Stevens to speak on ‘Public Faith and Social Revolution’
Provost Derek Hole Annual Lecture to be hosted at University of Leicester on Wednesday 23 October
Blog Entry The BBC’s World War One at Home project - researchers announced
Two members of University of Leicester involved in historic project
Blog Entry Bacteria-eating viruses ‘magic bullets in the war on superbugs’
University of Leicester discovery to be commercially developed for potential treatment of antibiotic resistant infections
Blog Entry Embrace Arts says ‘Tell us your memories of Richard Attenborough’
Drop in on 31 October and share memories of Richard Attenborough in Leicester
Blog Entry AmpliPhi Signs Exclusive License With University of Leicester, UK
Agreement to develop Bacteriophage Therapies Targeting C. Difficile
Blog Entry Leicester-born charity to mark 40 years of success
Home-Start lecture to be given by Professor Lord Layard at University of Leicester on Wednesday 30 October
Blog Entry Reassessing the relationship between management and anarchy
Experts debate issue at joint book launch at University of Leicester on Tuesday 29 October
Blog Entry University of Leicester to host High Court judge and human rights law expert
Jan Grodecki Annual lecture explores ‘Law as a System of Values’ on Thursday 24 October
Blog Entry University to help blind footballers take to the pitch
Event for international awareness day for Nystagmus introduces world of blind and partially sighted football on Friday 1 November 2013
Blog Entry University of Leicester launches new station to monitor air pollution
A purpose-built air quality monitoring station will open tomorrow (Friday 25 October), forming part of the automatic urban and rural (AURN) network to protect human health
Blog Entry Literary giants to feature in festival celebrating the written word
University of Leicester sixth annual Literary Leicester festival takes place from 13-16 November
Blog Entry Virtue and vice, entertainment and uplift: Roman Women in Silent Cinema
‘Globally-recognised’ scholar to speak at Thirteenth Dorothy Buchan Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 29 October at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Academic research set to lift the lid on domestic violence
University of Leicester researchers to lead project aimed at providing more support for victims of domestic abuse in Nottinghamshire
Blog Entry University of Leicester joins Grade Point Average pilot
The GPA system differs from the current UK degree classification in that it provides an average from grades achieved throughout a student’s course
Blog Entry New recyclable MDF could help solve UK waste problem
Natural sources including potatoes help to create new award-winning product
Blog Entry Graduate internship opportunities through the National Health Service
Successful graduates from the University of Leicester and De Montfort University take up roles with East Midlands NHS Internship programme
Blog Entry University of Leicester alumnae pledge support for tomorrow’s influential women
New fund launched by Dame Stephanie Shirley to encourage female scientists
Blog Entry University of Leicester Botanic Garden gets top marks for educational visits
Learning Outside the Classroom award for Oadby facility
Blog Entry A Recipe for Success
Great British Bake Off contestant to attend launch of University of Leicester Baking Society recipe book on Tuesday 8 October

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