November 2010

Michael Wood lecture full - sorry

Michael Wood lecture full - sorry

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 19, 2010 03:30 PM |

Tickets for Michael Wood’s public lecture on 2 December are all gone. Except they're not!

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Top cellist joins University orchestra for concert

Top cellist joins University orchestra for concert

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 19, 2010 03:25 PM |

Jonathan Bloxham, one of the UK’s most talented young musicians will perform with the University Orchestral Society on Saturday 27 November in a concert of works by Rossini, Dvorak and Haydn.

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Leicester Geologist goes time-travelling on TV tomorrow

Leicester Geologist goes time-travelling on TV tomorrow

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 18, 2010 05:32 PM |

If you have access to the National Geographic Channel you can catch Jan Zalasiewicz from our Department of Geology in a programme called Clash of the Continents.

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Hev Yew Gotta Loight, Boy? Sociology paper's esoteric title explained

Hev Yew Gotta Loight, Boy? Sociology paper's esoteric title explained

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 18, 2010 12:35 PM |

One of our academics has recently returned from an international conference in Bavaria where he presented a strong contender for the Esoteric Paper Title of the Year Award: 'The Singing Postman as well as John Lennon: the role of football fans in memorialising English football culture.'

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Leicester graduates in the news: Harold Jeffcoat

Leicester graduates in the news: Harold Jeffcoat

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 18, 2010 12:20 PM |

The Decatur Tribune (that’s Decatur, Illinois) reports that Leicester graduate Dr Harold G Jeffcoat has been appointed President of Millikin University.

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Astrophysics Professor talks junk!

Astrophysics Professor talks junk!

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 17, 2010 10:20 AM |

Professor Martin Barstow, Head of our College of Science and Engineering, was interviewed in yesterday’s Daily Telegraph as part of a feature on the dangers of orbiting debris or ‘space junk’.

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