February 2011

What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 27, 2011 09:00 AM |

Evenst from Monday 28 February to Sunday 6 March 2011.

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Sir Patrick Moore writes for Leicester Exchanges!

Sir Patrick Moore writes for Leicester Exchanges!

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 25, 2011 05:30 PM |

Astronomy legend explains why humans must go ‘onward to Mars’ on our new discussion website.

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A plethora of projects, presentations, posters and prizes for Geology students

A plethora of projects, presentations, posters and prizes for Geology students

Posted by vm64 at Feb 25, 2011 04:55 PM |

Leicester Applied Geology students continue getting awards at a national minerals meeting.

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Botanic Garden in bloom

Botanic Garden in bloom

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 25, 2011 04:05 PM |

It’s the semi-official start of spring at the University of Leicester: Crocus Sundays this week and next at the Botanic Garden.

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Aristophanes, amnesia and infanticide: LUTheatre's student productions for March

Aristophanes, amnesia and infanticide: LUTheatre's student productions for March

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 25, 2011 03:05 PM |

Our talented student thespians have three very different productions coming up next month, from the broadly comic to the deeply serious.

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Postgraduate Open Evening on 29 March

Postgraduate Open Evening on 29 March

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 25, 2011 02:02 PM |

Interested in studying as a postgraduate in the arts, humanities, social sciences or law? Then you should come along to our Open Evening on 29 March.

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An engine for success: honour to Leicester engineer

An engine for success: honour to Leicester engineer

Posted by vm64 at Feb 25, 2011 10:45 AM |

Congratulations to our Head of the Mechanics of Materials Group Professor Helen Atkinson for the continuing success in her already outstanding profession.

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Think Frink: notable sculptures installed in Botanic Garden

Think Frink: notable sculptures installed in Botanic Garden

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 24, 2011 04:40 PM |

Four large sculptures by Elizabeth Frink have been installed as a temporary exhibit in the University’s Botanic Garden in Oadby.

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An exhibition that illustrates Neuroscience. Literally.

An exhibition that illustrates Neuroscience. Literally.

Posted by pt91 at Feb 24, 2011 01:45 PM |

The science of brain function and the visual arts are one and the same thing. That’s what a scientist at the University of Leicester believes, at least.

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University of Leicester in the News: 14 - 20 February 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 14 - 20 February 2011

Posted by pt91 at Feb 23, 2011 03:38 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Leicester graduates in the news: Michael Fowler

Posted by vm64 at Feb 21, 2011 10:10 AM |

In an exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Leicester graduate Michael Fowler provides insights on potential mergers and acquisitions in the gold market.

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Off the cuff: a revolutionary new blood pressure monitoring device

Off the cuff: a revolutionary new blood pressure monitoring device

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 21, 2011 12:05 AM |

University of Leicester scientists have announced a new medical device that might just revolutionise the way that doctors take your blood pressure.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 20, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 21 February to Sunday 27 February 2011.

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How England defined a sporting landmark: it's the next Olympics lecture!

How England defined a sporting landmark: it's the next Olympics lecture!

Posted by vm64 at Feb 18, 2011 12:35 PM |

With the Olympics approaching, here’s a wonderful opportunity to find out more about England's role in the revival of the Games.

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Disc jockeys to the stars: studying galactic stellar formation

Disc jockeys to the stars: studying galactic stellar formation

Posted by pt91 at Feb 17, 2011 11:55 AM |

In a galaxy just next door to ours a team of astronomers, including University of Leicester scientists, have found an ideal model for investigating how large spiral galaxies like ours form.

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Leicester cardiologist appointed to senior NICE role

Leicester cardiologist appointed to senior NICE role

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 16, 2011 05:39 PM |

Dr Andre Ng from our Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has been appointed as a Specialist Adviser to Interventional Procedures Programme of NICE, the National Institute for Clinical Evidence.

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New History Lab and The Attic present: A history of Leicester in ten objects

New History Lab and The Attic present: A history of Leicester in ten objects

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 16, 2011 05:09 PM |

Two of our postgraduate forums join forces this Friday when the New History Lab meets The Attic to ask: ‘Does material culture have a future in the study of history?’

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Peter Greenaway's Museum Studies talk rescheduled for 1 April at the V&A

Peter Greenaway's Museum Studies talk rescheduled for 1 April at the V&A

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 15, 2011 04:20 PM |

Last April, our School of Museum Studies hosted a conference where the keynote speaker was supposed to be film director Peter Greenaway but that pesky old cloud of volcanic ash put paid to his flight.

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University of Leicester in the News: 7-13 February 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 7-13 February 2011

Posted by pt91 at Feb 14, 2011 05:10 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Uduak Oguamanam

Leicester graduates in the news: Uduak Oguamanam

Posted by vm64 at Feb 14, 2011 04:00 PM |

Nigerian daily The Sun has announced the planned release of a comedy movie by talented writer Uduak Oguamanam.

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