January 2011

Frau im Mond?* Nein - Frauen im Cockpit

Frau im Mond?* Nein - Frauen im Cockpit

Posted by pt91 at Jan 31, 2011 04:00 PM |

The latest publication in our long-running Vaughan Papers series is eine kleine bit unusual...

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Calling the leading researchers of tomorrow

Calling the leading researchers of tomorrow

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 31, 2011 04:56 PM |

Last year, the University of Leicester put out a call to the best research students in our numerous disciplines. Now we’re doing it again.

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University of Leicester in the News: 24-30 January 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 24-30 January 2011

Posted by pt91 at Jan 31, 2011 02:55 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Failing hearts of poorer communities

Posted by vm64 at Jan 31, 2011 02:25 PM |

New study at the University of Leicester provides important insight into cardiovascular health in multi-ethnic population.

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Early career success for environmental champion

Early career success for environmental champion

Posted by vm64 at Jan 31, 2011 10:25 AM |

Geography student Amita Bhakta received a special award for her environmental contribution across Leicester.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 30, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 31 January to Sunday 6 February 2011.

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Leicester Graduates in the News: Gail Iles

Leicester Graduates in the News: Gail Iles

Posted by pt91 at Jan 28, 2011 04:25 PM |

A Leicester graduate has helped the Curve theatre in Leicester bring the planet Mars to its stage.

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Leicester: a model for the future of higher education?

Leicester: a model for the future of higher education?

Posted by pt91 at Jan 27, 2011 05:05 PM |

Online learning looks set to change the UK higher education sector dramatically in the coming years, but a report out today suggests that the University of Leicester may be better prepared than most.

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Leicester Comedy Festival at Embrace Arts

Leicester Comedy Festival at Embrace Arts

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 27, 2011 02:50 PM |

Between 4 and 19 February the University’s arts centre will resound to the sound of laughter as Europe’s longest-running comedy festival invades the venue.

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L'après-midi d'un faune: retirement gift brings press acclaim

L'après-midi d'un faune: retirement gift brings press acclaim

Posted by pt91 at Jan 27, 2011 10:20 AM |

When Margaret Rose retired from the University of Leicester, friends and colleagues bade her a fond farewell – and gave her a digital camera.

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A new perspective for business

A new perspective for business

Posted by pt91 at Jan 26, 2011 04:35 PM |

Today’s satellite technologies give us a more detailed view of the world than ever before and University of Leicester experts in Earth Observation have been finding ways to help businesses with these 'digital maps'.

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Lecture theatre named in honour of former Chancellor

Lecture theatre named in honour of former Chancellor

Posted by pt91 at Jan 26, 2011 03:35 PM |

Our largest lecture theatre is now officially the Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, named after our most recent Chancellor.

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Honorary Degrees, January 2011: No.2 - Michael Wilford

Honorary Degrees, January 2011: No.2 - Michael Wilford

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 26, 2011 02:15 PM |

Top architect who worked with Sir James Stirling.

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Big names and tasty cakes in New History Lab's spring programme

Big names and tasty cakes in New History Lab's spring programme

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 26, 2011 12:01 PM |

Highlights of the NHL this term include Mr Jonathan Foyle, Ms Julie Etchingham and Mrs Victoria Sponge!

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'The Limits of Human Performance' Olympic lecture rescheduled for 7 February

'The Limits of Human Performance' Olympic lecture rescheduled for 7 February

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 26, 2011 10:40 AM |

Dr Harry Rossiter’s talk, postponed by the weather, is back on again.

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University of Leicester in the News: 17-23 January 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 17-23 January 2011

Posted by pt91 at Jan 25, 2011 10:45 AM |

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

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Honorary Degrees, January 2011: No.1 - Ray Fairbend

Honorary Degrees, January 2011: No.1 - Ray Fairbend

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 25, 2011 09:29 AM |

Optical engineer responsible for developing space equipment in collaboration with Leicester scientists.

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'Leicester raises the standard of faith-based debate' - Baroness Warsi

'Leicester raises the standard of faith-based debate' - Baroness Warsi

Posted by pt91 at Jan 24, 2011 02:55 PM |

Sayeeda Warsi, Co-chairman of the Conservative Party, delivered this year’s Sir Sigmund Sternberg Lecture at the University of Leicester focusing on combating religious intolerance in Britain.

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The fate of the environment, on the roll of a die

The fate of the environment, on the roll of a die

Posted by pt91 at Jan 21, 2011 05:10 PM |

Leicester students have created a game to help teach young people about sustainable living.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Jan 23, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 24 January to Sunday 30 January 2011.

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