May 2010

What's on at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at May 30, 2010 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 31 May to Sunday 6 June 2010

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In the days of the comet

In the days of the comet

Posted by mjs76 at May 28, 2010 03:35 PM |

Eleven years ago, NASA launched Stardust, a mission to collect material from a comet and return it to Earth. And now some of that precious material is at the University of Leicester.

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Times Good University Guide places Leicester in UK’s top 15 for the third consecutive year

Times Good University Guide places Leicester in UK’s top 15 for the third consecutive year

Posted by mjs76 at May 27, 2010 09:20 AM |

The University of Leicester is ranked 15th out of over 100 institutions by the new Times Good University Guide. This is the third consecutive year Leicester has secured a top-15 position and follows top 20 rankings by the Sunday Times and The Guardian. Leicester is once again ranked as the East Midland’s top university by the Guide.

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Space Centre and University in orbit around each other

Space Centre and University in orbit around each other

Posted by mjs76 at May 26, 2010 02:15 PM |

Astronomically successful collaboration between two Leicester institutions.

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Is it magic? Is it science? Or a bit of both?

Is it magic? Is it science? Or a bit of both?

Posted by mjs76 at May 25, 2010 05:21 PM |

Arthur C Clarke once said: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” A public lecture on 1 June will tread similar ground.

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Digging up the West Bank

Digging up the West Bank

Posted by mjs76 at May 24, 2010 03:33 PM |

Leicester student’s archaeology project teaches Palestinian teenagers about their local heritage.

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