June 2011

Volunteers keep Leicester tidy

Volunteers keep Leicester tidy

Posted by vm64 at Jun 24, 2011 12:37 PM |

To coincide with a national ‘Keep Britain Tidy’ campaign, the University’s Volunteering Team arranged their own mass litter pick-up.

Read More…

Stone, steel and rhododendrons: sculptures in the Botanic Garden

Stone, steel and rhododendrons: sculptures in the Botanic Garden

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 24, 2011 12:30 PM |

The University’s annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition opens this weekend, celebrating ten years of presenting the best of modern sculpture in a magnificent floral setting.

Read More…

Latin scholars: Bank-University agreement bears fruit

Latin scholars: Bank-University agreement bears fruit

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 24, 2011 10:37 AM |

International postgraduate students receive first Santander Scholarships.

Read More…

Leicester researcher on preventing nuclear terrorism

Leicester researcher on preventing nuclear terrorism

Posted by pt91 at Jun 24, 2011 09:30 AM |

Dr Rizwana Abbasi from the University of Leicester recently joined a major international seminar on international security and terrorism in London.

Read More…

It's Strad, Dad: magnificent 18th century violin lined up for Leicester performance

It's Strad, Dad: magnificent 18th century violin lined up for Leicester performance

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 23, 2011 03:00 PM |

Knighton Chamber Orchestra’s next concert on 1 July is an evening of Mozart and Mahler, with a special featured instrument.

Read More…

Leicester chemists have a great swim

Leicester chemists have a great swim

Posted by vm64 at Jun 23, 2011 01:05 PM |

Well done to our chemists for completing the biggest open water swimming event in Britain.

Read More…

Saturday could go too soon: Feeder confirmed for Summer Ball

Saturday could go too soon: Feeder confirmed for Summer Ball

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 22, 2011 03:32 PM |

Welsh rockers return to Leicester to entertain students at the end of another academic year.

Read More…

White dwarfs scoop Postgrad Research prize

White dwarfs scoop Postgrad Research prize

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 22, 2011 03:03 PM |

Congratulations to Nathan Dickinson from our Department of Physics and astronomy who scooped the top prize at last week’s Festival of Postgraduate Research.

Read More…

Innovation Partnerships Business Breakfast - with Maggie Philbin!

Innovation Partnerships Business Breakfast - with Maggie Philbin!

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 22, 2011 12:55 PM |

Join the radio/TV presenter and science advocate in Derby on 30 June and find out how your business can benefit from a collaboration with the University of Leicester.

Read More…

GPs struggling to spot early dementia

GPs struggling to spot early dementia

Posted by pt91 at Jun 22, 2011 12:35 PM |

A simple test could help GPs identify people in the early stages of dementia according new international study involving University of Leicester researchers

Read More…

Leicester social scientists help uncover the secret to patient safety success

Leicester social scientists help uncover the secret to patient safety success

Posted by pt91 at Jun 21, 2011 05:35 PM |

An international team of researchers have been asking what was behind an incredible drop in infection rates during a groundbreaking medical programme.

Read More…

Specialist Media Show survey results

Specialist Media Show survey results

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 21, 2011 05:08 PM |

Management students correlate vox pop responses.

Read More…

Travel back to the Iron Age this Sunday at Burrough Hill

Travel back to the Iron Age this Sunday at Burrough Hill

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 21, 2011 04:15 PM |

Come along on 26 June and see what our Archaeology students have unearthed at Leicestershire’s best-preserved hill fort.

Read More…

Dramatic deep space star death detected

Dramatic deep space star death detected

Posted by pt91 at Jun 21, 2011 10:40 AM |

It seems like the plot of a science fiction movie, but an international team that includes Leicester astronomers believe that a black hole has torn apart a star and sent a blast of energy towards planet Earth.

Read More…

Double showcase for groundbreaking Leicester project

Double showcase for groundbreaking Leicester project

Posted by pt91 at Jun 20, 2011 05:25 PM |

Medical scientists have been working closely with secondary schools to determine the best ways of communicating messages about healthy living to children.

Read More…

Leicester academic comments on Vancouver violence

Leicester academic comments on Vancouver violence

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 20, 2011 05:09 PM |

Major US newspaper looks to Leicester for crowd behaviour insight.

Read More…

Renaissance tombs in 3D on the BBC

Renaissance tombs in 3D on the BBC

Posted by pt91 at Jun 20, 2011 04:25 PM |

The University of Leicester's Dr Phillip Lindley has been busy with a host of interviews for the BBC lately.

Read More…

New degree classification trialled at Leicester

New degree classification trialled at Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Jun 20, 2011 03:35 PM |

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Robert Burgess, has for the past few years chaired a steering group examining a potential replacement for traditional degree classifications.

Read More…

Lectures by former students commemorate Department of Biochemistry's golden anniversary

Lectures by former students commemorate Department of Biochemistry's golden anniversary

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 20, 2011 01:05 PM |

Symposium celebrates half century of Biochemistry teaching and research at Leicester.

Read More…

Gamers' triple achievement at Union Awards scores +10 hit points

Gamers' triple achievement at Union Awards scores +10 hit points

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 20, 2011 09:45 AM |

Our resident dungeonmasters were among those collecting prizes at the annual University of Leicester Students’ Union Awards.

Read More…

Share this page: