September

Blog Entry Scientists develop ‘electronic nose’ for rapid detection of C-diff infection
Research from University of Leicester sniffs-out smell of disease in faeces
Blog Entry SMEs invited to experience engineering expertise
University of Leicester ASDEC site to run events for East Midlands businesses throughout September
Blog Entry Legacy of 9/11 commemorated in sculpture on show at University of Leicester Botanic Garden
A sculpture which marks the horrors of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre is one of the many exceptional works on show at the University of Leicester’s annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition
Blog Entry I get by with a little help from my friends…
Worry over ‘voyeuristic gaze’ in using personal networks for data collection
Blog Entry Universities awarded funding to improve collaborations between academia and industry
Universities of Leicester and Nottingham to work with the Transport Systems Catapult to develop economically beneficial transport
Blog Entry The Midlands receives £100k boost to dementia research
University of Leicester involved in research
Blog Entry University of Leicester shortlisted in 10th annual Times Higher Education Awards
University recognised for Outstanding Support for Students
Blog Entry Exhibition to celebrate life and work of bestselling author Sue Townsend
University of Leicester exhibition in memory of Leicester author Sue Townsend running until 4 January 2015
Blog Entry Time flies: breakthrough study identifies genetic link between the circadian clock and seasonal timing
University of Leicester researchers uncover new insights into day-length measurement in flies
Blog Entry Academic warns of the effects of tax avoidance on national economies in new documentary
University of Leicester researcher to appear in ‘The Price We Pay’ premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday 5 September
Blog Entry Leicester launches new cancer research Centre
University of Leicester expertise involved in new East Midlands Centre
Blog Entry 30th anniversary of DNA fingerprinting marked by unveiling of portrait of pioneer Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys
‘Father of genetic fingerprinting’ to attend ceremony in Department of Genetics at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Schoolchildren to solve first ever DNA fingerprinting case at University of Leicester
Dynamic DNA 10th anniversary event takes local pupils through a genetic journey of discovery
Blog Entry All Aboard the clouded bus
Artist Loz Atkinson’s CumulonimBUS joins 60 strong convoy to celebrate London’s Year of the Bus
Blog Entry Patients contact Leicester research team to create study into rare heart condition
University of Leicester team at Glenfield Hospital leads BHF- funded research into disease
Blog Entry Exciting new ways to teach children their ‘1, 2, 3s’
University of Leicester exhibition to advise parents and teachers on how to make counting enjoyable for children, running until 18 September
Blog Entry The Reinterment of King Richard III
The Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster and the Archbishop of Canterbury will both be taking part in services in Leicester Cathedral to mark the reinterment of King Richard III
Blog Entry Widest-ranging hate crime study ever undertaken launches findings and recommendations
Two-year Leicester Hate Crime project reveals that acts of hate and hostility are an everyday and unreported reality for thousands of people
Blog Entry Woodland Day at Attenborough Arboretum
Public invited to explore woodland wonders at the University of Leicester on Sunday 14 September 2014
Blog Entry DNA fingerprinting inventor says people initially laughed when he described potential uses of his discovery
Reflections from Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys on the 30th anniversary of the discovery of genetic fingerprinting at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Largest ever study of awareness during general anaesthesia identifies risk factors and consequences for patients, including long-term psychological harm
University of Leicester plays key role in new research findings
Blog Entry University of Leicester team to take on University Challenge
Students aim to repeat 1963 success
Blog Entry Public invited to learn about architectural heritage of University of Leicester
University of Leicester to offer public engagement events between 11 – 13 September 2014
Blog Entry Several rhythms make the 24hr clock, study shows
University of Leicester discovery could change treatment of sleeping disorders
Blog Entry Art project to visualise birdsong supported by Arts Council England
Visual artist Lucy Stevens from Embrace Arts involved in new project
Blog Entry New genetic targets discovered in fight against muscle-wasting disease
Findings offer possibility of developing new ways of tackling incurable condition
Blog Entry University of Leicester signs partnership agreement with the National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC)
Partnership with NSIRC launch event to take place Monday 15 September 2014
Blog Entry University of Leicester debate tackles social mobility in the job market
Graduate employers demonstrate that they are appealing to a diverse range of graduates, “not just an elite few”
Blog Entry Researchers gather in Leicester to share dementia findings with public
University researchers involved in event to discuss dementia research
Blog Entry Scientists use modern forensic techniques to identify most likely cause of King Richard III’s death
University of Leicester leads study that gives blow-by-blow account of the injuries inflicted on King Richard III’s body
Blog Entry University of Leicester scientists probe the mystery of hours-long celestial explosions
Research sheds light on ‘ultra-long Gamma Ray bursts’
Blog Entry ‘Baby Buddy’ app to support expectant and new parents seeks user feedback
University of Leicester academic involved in development and testing of phone app designed to ensure ‘best possible start in life’
Blog Entry Cancer survivor’s bid to make Leicester a ‘lifesaving city’
University of Leicester's Marrow Society involved in record-breaking campaign
Blog Entry ‘Lost chapel’ skeletons found holding hands after 700 years
University of Leicester archaeologists uncover a trove of relics and remains at Chapel of St Morrell in Leicestershire
Blog Entry University of Leicester student reaches the final of national housing award
Jo Miller reaches the final five of prestigious ‘Young Leader’ accolade after thriving project engages two housing associations and over 60 volunteers
Blog Entry University of Leicester academic in immigration debate
Second series of British Academy Debates announced: Immigration: peoples, cultures and policies on the move
Blog Entry Friend or foe: ‘devastating’ number of hate-fuelled crimes are committed by friends, colleagues and carers of victims
University of Leicester study unearths many perpetrators of hate crimes are close to home and in trustworthy positions to victims
Blog Entry Portrait captures enigma that is Bob Burgess
Artist Bryan Organ conveys sense of complex character of Leicester’s Vice-Chancellor who retires this month after 15 years’ distinguished service
Blog Entry New hope for beloved family pets
University of Leicester researchers work with Avacta Animal Health Ltd to develop novel system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs
Blog Entry The 'China Dream'
First international conference in the UK to examine ‘the great rejuvenation of the China nation’
Blog Entry Families of new students to be welcomed by the University of Leicester
Family Programme Parents’ Receptions: Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September 2014
Blog Entry Scientists create new ‘designer proteins’ in fight against Alzheimer’s and cancer
Chemistry breakthrough that advances drug discovery is ‘stuff of dreams’
Blog Entry University of Leicester scientists observe rare type of pollen at record levels in air for the first time in forty years
A mild autumn could mean more misery for hayfever sufferers
Blog Entry ‘The best job I've ever had in Higher Education’
Professor Sir Bob Burgess bids a fond farewell after 15 years’ transformative leadership at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Neuroscientists use morphed images of Hollywood celebrities to reveal how neurons make up your mind
Study reveals individual neurons in the human brain are triggered by the subject's conscious perception, rather than by the visual stimulus
Blog Entry International film premiere for University of Leicester graduate and local filmmaker throws spotlight on drug and alcohol addiction
Leicester graduate teams with independent documentary filmmaker to pave the way for new recovery services in Leicestershire
Blog Entry Are you ready to party like it’s 1929?
University of Leicester reading group to organise Evelyn Waugh public party event on 2 October
Blog Entry Child protection, prison reform and miscarriages of justice- new criminology lectures at University of Leicester
High profile guest speakers at Scarman Lecture series
Blog Entry Breakthrough study discovers six changing faces of ‘global killer’ bacteria
University of Leicester researchers unlock vital new information to improve vaccinations against pneumococcus infection
Blog Entry Ten year trends reveal more children admitted to intensive care but with lower staffing ratios
University of Leicester jointly involved in research

Share this page: