January

Blog Entry Universities revise scholarships for underprivileged students hit by government cuts
University of Leicester among institutions stepping in to support students
Blog Entry Leicester book lovers asked to join major Evelyn Waugh project
University of Leicester researchers appeal to readers to share thoughts on Waugh’s work to accompany massive 42-volume edition of the author’s complete writings
Blog Entry Could alternatives to capitalism make another world possible?
University of Leicester School of Management academics push for new ideas
Blog Entry The sky’s the limit at University’s celebration of the astronomical
Space experts ready to launch Stargazing LIVE at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 8 January
Blog Entry Starbucks symbol of class status in China, research reveals
University of Leicester researchers investigate Chinese attitudes to Western brands
Blog Entry Sports scholarships help student athletes towards their sporting goals
A group of 17 upcoming sports stars are being helped on their way to international success thanks to the University of Leicester’s alumni-funded gold and silver sports scholarships
Blog Entry Leicester to play key role in strengthening Indonesia’s universities
The University of Leicester will share its expertise with a consortium of Indonesian universities as part of a new drive to assist the nation’s HE sector
Blog Entry ‘True story’ of Richard III’s rise and fall to be told at landmark conference
University of Leicester’s new conference centre hosts first University conference from Friday 21- Sunday 23 February 2014
Blog Entry Gibraltar border tensions may remain until change of Spanish Government, expert warns
University of Leicester academic says there is no end in sight for rigorous checks at Gibraltar’s border with Spain
Blog Entry Leicester Tigers and University of Leicester announce new partnership
Students welcome ‘utterly fantastic’ hook-up with world class rugby club
Blog Entry Richard III discovery to feature in ‘Great British Railway Journeys’
Episode presented by Michael Portillo directed by University of Leicester graduate
Blog Entry Historic image of King Richard III at Blue Boar Inn to be made available to public
Image depicting King Richard III on eve of the Battle of Bosworth to be unveiled at University of Leicester and copy presented for display at Visitor Centre
Blog Entry University of Leicester partnership receives £41,000 in police grant
Leicester to create a regional hub for evidence-based policing
Blog Entry Leicester luminaries win astronomical awards
Three members of the same department at the University of Leicester win medals from the Royal Astronomical Society
Blog Entry New study to explore an intervention to help reduce weight in people with schizophrenia
University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals involved in project
Blog Entry Innovative handheld mineral analyser – ‘the first of its kind’
University of Leicester academic Dr Graeme Hansford to develop inventive new device in collaboration with Bruker Elemental
Blog Entry University academics provide answers on famous murder case
University of Leicester leads collaboration with Northumbria University, Northamptonshire Police and The Royal London Hospital Museum, in investigation of the Blazing Car Murder of 1930
Blog Entry University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor shortlisted for Inspiring Leader Award 2014 by The Guardian
Professor Sir Bob Burgess selected for national accolade
Blog Entry Breakthrough announced in treatment of patient with rare type of leukaemia
University of Leicester researchers deploy ‘precision medicine’ to successfully target advanced form of leukaemia with skin cancer drug
Blog Entry Nationwide ESRC-funded Seminar Series to discuss issues of marketplace exclusion
First seminar to take place on Monday 20 January 2014 at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Petting zoo provides study break to stressed students
University of Leicester’s Students’ Union welcomes animals on campus to help relieve exam stress
Blog Entry Seminar series to mark 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide
University of Leicester seminar series starting Wednesday 29 January to reflect on the ‘tragedy that nobody believed’
Blog Entry Acclaimed poet joins University writing specialists to help teachers to raise the next generation of authors
One of Britain's most celebrated poetry innovators, Daljit Nagra, will help experts at the University of Leicester’s Centre for New Writing train teachers to deliver Britain's new A-Level in creative writing
Blog Entry Murder mystery remains: DNA rules out Briggs as Blazing Car victim
University of Leicester leads collaboration with Northumbria University, Northamptonshire Police and The Royal London Hospital Museum, in investigation of the Blazing Car Murder of 1930
Blog Entry University of Leicester celebrates achievements of distinguished personalities
Honorary degrees to be awarded to notable individuals from Leicester and Leicestershire on Friday 24 January
Blog Entry Friends of the Garden lecture series to shed light on folklore and foliage
University of Leicester Botanic Garden winter lectures running from 23 January to 20 March 2014
Blog Entry University of Leicester researchers involved in new project to measure Earth’s temperature
‘GlobTemperature’ Project to enhance climate monitoring processes
Blog Entry Folic acid could suppress Parkinson’s – new study
Research in laboratory setting uses common vitamin to improve cell signaling and rescue problems associated with neurodegenerative disease
Blog Entry Striving for a safer future - Holocaust Memorial Day 2014
Annual University of Leicester event on Sunday 26 January recounts the journey faced by Holocaust victims
Blog Entry Education researcher receives ‘highest category of professional recognition’ by the Higher Education Academy
Dr Tony Lawson lauded for work of international relevance
Blog Entry Opening up the ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’
Acclaimed actor Mat Fraser to discuss perceptions of disability at the University of Leicester on Thursday 23 January
Blog Entry A time for memories
University of Leicester research into timing mechanisms for memory formation to appear in academic journal Current Biology
Blog Entry University of Leicester scientist to head national research centre for Earth Observation
National Centre for Earth Observation announces new Director
Blog Entry Leicester Conferences recognised for high standards
University of Leicester facility Stamford Court is now a Conference Centre of Excellence venue (CCE)
Blog Entry A time for memories
University of Leicester research into timing mechanisms for memory formation to appear in academic journal Current Biology
Blog Entry Academics discover variation in circadian clock protein in fruit flies
University of Leicester study into genetic adaptation in fruit flies to be published in academic journal
Blog Entry Leicester Law graduate shortlisted for ‘Student Volunteer of the Year Award 2014’
National award celebrates student volunteers’ positive impact on local communities
Blog Entry “Economic recovery” is a phantom for 98% of the population, experts say
University of Leicester management experts challenge UK economic growth claims
Blog Entry ESRC CEO appointed as new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester
Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council and President of Science Europe, Professor Paul Boyle FBA FRSE, to succeed Professor Sir Bob Burgess Kt., DL, AcSS
Blog Entry University of Leicester helps Leicester businesses go forth and export
Experts from the University of Leicester are helping 16 Leicester businesses to expand their international business potential through the SME Support to Growth project
Blog Entry Monumental bronze sculpture to be unveiled at University of Leicester
Sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is set to be unveiled at the David Wilson Library on 7 February

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