February 2011

Beethoven's Fifth, plus Nielsen and Schumann concertos, at Fraser Noble Hall this Friday

Beethoven's Fifth, plus Nielsen and Schumann concertos, at Fraser Noble Hall this Friday

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 14, 2011 04:49 PM |

It is arguably the single most famous musical phrase in classical music: da-da-da-dum! Knighton Chamber Orchestra present Beethoven’s Symphony No.5 and a brace of magnificent concertos on Friday 18 February 2011.

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From my heart, to you: sculpture donation for University cardiovascular appeal

From my heart, to you: sculpture donation for University cardiovascular appeal

Posted by pt91 at Feb 14, 2011 04:35 PM |

It’s the fourteenth of February, so most of us wouldn’t be surprised to find ourselves in receipt of something suitably heart-shaped.

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Museum Studies: postgraduate open day and evening this Wednesday

Museum Studies: postgraduate open day and evening this Wednesday

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 14, 2011 03:23 PM |

Thinking about studying for a Masters or a PhD in Museum Studies, on campus or from home? Come and find out more on Wednesday 16 February.

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Bias, by the numbers

Bias, by the numbers

Posted by pt91 at Feb 14, 2011 03:20 PM |

They’re not the first thing to spring to mind when you think of ‘world-changing research’, but systematic literature reviews affect you more than you think.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Graham Jefferies

Leicester graduates in the news: Graham Jefferies

Posted by vm64 at Feb 14, 2011 09:49 AM |

PR Newswire reported the appointment of Graham Jefferies to Board of Directors of international manufacturer EMRISE.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 13, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 14 February to Sunday 20 February 2011.

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Sovereignty and criminal law of EU Member States

Sovereignty and criminal law of EU Member States

Posted by vm64 at Feb 11, 2011 09:00 AM |

A leading legal expert will deliver a free public lecture on Wednesday 16 February.

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Planetary rings in my pocket like grains of sand: public lecture on granular mechanics

Planetary rings in my pocket like grains of sand: public lecture on granular mechanics

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 11, 2011 09:55 AM |

In our weekly inaugural lecture on 15 February 2011, one of our Professors of Mathematics will show how the rings of Saturn actually behave very much like a fluid.

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What makes you tick? Public lectures on genes, surnames and body clocks

What makes you tick? Public lectures on genes, surnames and body clocks

Posted by vm64 at Feb 11, 2011 09:35 AM |

Two lectures on Tuesday 15 February 2011 will look at the important role genetics play in our lives, how they govern our body clocks and the connection with our surnames.

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More laudanum, Vicar? Leicester academic speaks at symposium on Victorian drugs

More laudanum, Vicar? Leicester academic speaks at symposium on Victorian drugs

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 10, 2011 04:55 PM |

Dr Julian North is among the speakers at a prestigious symposium in London this weekend on drugs and drug abuse. But she’s not a sociologist and she’s not a doctor; Dr North is a Senior Lecturer in our School of English and a member of our Victorian Studies Centre. The event, organised by the Wellcome Collection, is called High Society: Drugs in Victorian Britain.

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Introducing Leicester Exchanges - the floor is yours

Introducing Leicester Exchanges - the floor is yours

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 11, 2011 01:10 PM |

Leicester Exchanges is a major new project from the University of Leicester, a forum where the leading academics and other leading thinkers can discuss and debate important public policy issues of the day.

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From hagiography to Hitler: Medieval Research Centre public lectures

From hagiography to Hitler: Medieval Research Centre public lectures

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 09, 2011 11:23 AM |

A series of public lectures on a wide variety of medieval topics this term presents a fine example of ‘Middle Ages spread’.

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Can blast from the past save our future?

Can blast from the past save our future?

Posted by vm64 at Feb 08, 2011 12:10 PM |

A public lecture on Wednesday 9 February 2011 will explore how historical examples can help us cope with climate crisis.

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University of Leicester in the News: 31 January to 6 February 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 31 January to 6 February 2011

Posted by pt91 at Feb 07, 2011 03:55 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Arriba! It's the Mexican Film Festival!

Arriba! It's the Mexican Film Festival!

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 07, 2011 03:20 PM |

Come along to weekly free screenings of Mexican movies throughout February and March 2011 as the University of Leicester presents the first Mexican Film Festival. Nachos and tequila not supplied.

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What's on at the University of Leicester this week

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 06, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 7 February to Sunday 13 February 2011.

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What lies within Martian meteorites

What lies within Martian meteorites

Posted by pt91 at Feb 04, 2011 04:45 PM |

University of Leicester scientists have been examining nakhlites – the remains of meteorites know to have originated on the red planet.

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Sexuality and mental health: New research sheds light on Britain's non-heterosexual population

Sexuality and mental health: New research sheds light on Britain's non-heterosexual population

Posted by vm64 at Feb 04, 2011 04:30 PM |

Professor Terry Brugha from our Department of Health Sciences collaborated with colleagues from London to research the mental health of Britain’s non-heterosexual population.

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Public lecture on cancer, treatment and death

Public lecture on cancer, treatment and death

Posted by vm64 at Feb 04, 2011 01:15 PM |

An inaugural lecture on Tuesday 8 February will explore how modern techniques can resolve unanswerable questions in the study of cancer.

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Leicester Research Archive: top ten downloads for January 2011

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 04, 2011 10:05 AM |

A monthly run-down of the most popular research in our open-access online archive, taking in everything from Greek houses to Derbyshire caves.

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