April 2011

Four days of pure maths: British Mathematical Colloquium comes to Leicester

Four days of pure maths: British Mathematical Colloquium comes to Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 14, 2011 12:05 PM |

Matchbox manifolds, Monge-Ampére equations and Miller-Morita-Mumford characteristics.

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Leicester academic on human spaceflight

Leicester academic on human spaceflight

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 13, 2011 12:40 PM |

Fifty years on from Gagarin, what is the future for humans in space?

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Leicester Professor appointed as President of the Engineering Professors' Council

Leicester Professor appointed as President of the Engineering Professors' Council

Posted by pt91 at Apr 12, 2011 05:07 PM |

Congratulations are in order for University of Leicester engineer Professor Helen Atkinson.

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University of Leicester in the News: 4 to 10 April

University of Leicester in the News: 4 to 10 April

Posted by pt91 at Apr 11, 2011 04:59 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Leicester graduates in the news: Atifete Jahjaga

Leicester graduates in the news: Atifete Jahjaga

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 11, 2011 02:10 PM |

Kosovan Senior Police Officer who has been elected as the country’s new President.

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1611 and All That: Biblical exhibition in the Library

1611 and All That: Biblical exhibition in the Library

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 11, 2011 10:26 AM |

The current exhibition in the University Library celebrates four hundred years of the King James Bible.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 10, 2011 03:48 PM |

Events from Monday 11 April to Sunday 17 April 2011.

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Early achievements for sporting students

Early achievements for sporting students

Posted by pt91 at Apr 08, 2011 04:05 PM |

Two University of Leicester undergraduates are celebrating success in their individual sports.

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Europe's prime positions for political parties

Europe's prime positions for political parties

Posted by pt91 at Apr 08, 2011 03:53 PM |

Interest in the affairs of the European Parliament may not be apparent in voter turnout, but national political parties are a different story according to a University of Leicester political scientist.

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Breaking the sound barrier on a benchtop: student builds supersonic wind tunnel

Breaking the sound barrier on a benchtop: student builds supersonic wind tunnel

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 08, 2011 02:25 PM |

Listen out for sonic booms* as you pass by the Engineering Building…

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Messing about on the river

Messing about on the river

Posted by pt91 at Apr 08, 2011 02:05 PM |

In the first of what is hoped to be many such competitions, the Boat Clubs from Leicester and De Montfort universities will be going head-to-head on 17 April in the annual Leicester Regatta on the Grand Union Canal.

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From truncheons to TASERs: public lecture on 'less lethal weapons'

From truncheons to TASERs: public lecture on 'less lethal weapons'

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 08, 2011 11:50 AM |

A free public lecture on Tuesday 12 April explores the science behind weapons that are designed to incapacitate but not kill.

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Sampling CO2 levels by satellite

Sampling CO2 levels by satellite

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 08, 2011 10:23 AM |

Leicester academic explains how technology in orbit boosts global climate change data.

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Rising piano star returns to Leicester for Brahms Concerto

Rising piano star returns to Leicester for Brahms Concerto

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 07, 2011 11:18 AM |

Knighton Chamber Orchestra welcomes acclaimed pianist Samantha Ward back to Leicester next week for a programme of Beethoven, Haydn and Brahms.

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New developments in creative writing at Leicester

New developments in creative writing at Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Apr 06, 2011 04:15 PM |

Writers rejoice! Our School of English has just appointed a new lecturer in creative writing.

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Islamophobia, unveiled: new research from the Department of Criminology

Islamophobia, unveiled: new research from the Department of Criminology

Posted by pt91 at Apr 06, 2011 03:00 PM |

A study by a University of Leicester criminology postgraduate examines the extent of victimisation of veiled Muslim women in the UK.

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University of Leicester announces £8 million Scholarship Programme alongside £9,000 Tuition Fee

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 06, 2011 12:05 AM |

Comprehensive package of Scholarships aims to protect Leicester’s unique status among UK’s leading top 15 universities.

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Training an army of entrepreneurs

Training an army of entrepreneurs

Posted by vm64 at Apr 05, 2011 10:30 AM |

Boot camps can not only successfully train military and fitness enthusiasts but also businesspeople.

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Public lecture by Professor Sir Roger Penrose on 18 April

Public lecture by Professor Sir Roger Penrose on 18 April

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 05, 2011 09:50 AM |

One of the greatest living mathematicians comes to the University of Leicester this month.

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University of Leicester in the News: 28 March to 3 April

University of Leicester in the News: 28 March to 3 April

Posted by pt91 at Apr 04, 2011 03:00 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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