May 2011

Infants affected by parent rows, study finds

Infants affected by parent rows, study finds

Posted by pt91 at May 12, 2011 04:50 PM |

An international team of researchers have warned that keeping your baby sound asleep may take more than tip-toeing around the cot.

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Leicester hosts regional leg of the Social Science Roadshow

Leicester hosts regional leg of the Social Science Roadshow

Posted by mjs76 at May 12, 2011 02:51 PM |

The Campaign for Social Science rolls into town next Thursday when Leicester is the East Midlands venue for the campaign’s 2011 roadshow.

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Watch a video about the new blood pressure device that looks like a watch

Watch a video about the new blood pressure device that looks like a watch

Posted by mjs76 at May 12, 2011 02:07 PM |

RSM briefing about innovative new blood pressure monitor developed at Leicester.

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Gold Standard for green Union

Gold Standard for green Union

Posted by mjs76 at May 12, 2011 11:00 AM |

Our Students’ Union has been awarded a Gold Standard in the NUS Green Impact scheme which encourages environmental innovation.

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University of Leicester in the News: 11 April – 8 May

University of Leicester in the News: 11 April – 8 May

Posted by pt91 at May 11, 2011 04:44 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Conference and radio programme ask: When did the Anthropocene start?

Conference and radio programme ask: When did the Anthropocene start?

Posted by mjs76 at May 11, 2011 05:38 PM |

Geologists from Leicester are in London today convening a conference at the Geological Society on the dawn of a new epoch.

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Make a name for yourself here

Make a name for yourself here

Posted by mjs76 at May 11, 2011 11:56 AM |

The University of Leicester has launched a competition to find 10 future world class research leaders.

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The practical application of university research - Free public lecture on 17 May

The practical application of university research - Free public lecture on 17 May

Posted by vm64 at May 11, 2011 11:44 AM |

If you have ever wondered how theoretical research at the University transfers to practical application, then this event will demonstrate this.

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Leicester academic discusses 17th century 'melancholy' book on Radio 4

Leicester academic discusses 17th century 'melancholy' book on Radio 4

Posted by mjs76 at May 11, 2011 10:15 AM |

Sorrow, need, sickness, trouble, fear, grief, passion, or perturbation of the mind. Now here's Peter with the weather...

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Bands rocking it out to win a slot at festival

Bands rocking it out to win a slot at festival

Posted by vm64 at May 10, 2011 04:20 PM |

Local bands are stepping into a musical battle on Thursday 12 May; the winning act gets to perform at summer festival.

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Leicester academic discusses world corruption

Leicester academic discusses world corruption

Posted by mjs76 at May 10, 2011 09:31 AM |

When the EconomyWatch website were preparing their special report on corruption around the world, they called on the expertise of Dr Jon Moran from our Department of Politics and International Relations.

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Double bill of public lectures on literature and museums

Posted by vm64 at May 09, 2011 12:20 PM |

Free public lectures on Wednesday 11 May showcase our outstanding PhD graduates from the College of Arts, Humanities and Law.

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(Another) evening with Michael Wood on 20 May

(Another) evening with Michael Wood on 20 May

Posted by mjs76 at May 09, 2011 11:25 AM |

Top telly historian returns for another public lecture. Lack of snow guaranteed.

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University announces plans for new Medical Teaching Building

University announces plans for new Medical Teaching Building

Posted by mjs76 at May 09, 2011 09:55 AM |

£30 million state-of-the-art teaching facilities for trainee doctors.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at May 08, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 9 May to Sunday 15 May 2011.

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Gamma-ray bursts and magnetic storms in... Llandudno?

Gamma-ray bursts and magnetic storms in... Llandudno?

Posted by mjs76 at May 06, 2011 03:33 PM |

Leicester astronomers and astrophysicists spent the week before Easter in the charming seaside resort of Llandudno, presenting papers and posters at the National Astronomy Meeting 2011.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Martin Bugelli

Leicester graduates in the news: Martin Bugelli

Posted by mjs76 at May 05, 2011 02:07 PM |

Gozo News.com (“for all the latest Gozo and Malta news”) reports that Martin Bugelli has been appointed as the European Commission’s new Head of Representation in Malta.

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Feeding the fear of crime - 200 years ago

Feeding the fear of crime - 200 years ago

Posted by vm64 at May 05, 2011 11:20 AM |

Free public lecture on historical press panic on 11 May.

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Revealing undiagnosed autism

Revealing undiagnosed autism

Posted by vm64 at May 05, 2011 10:50 AM |

According to a Leicester-led study most adults with autism or Asperger’s syndrome go undiagnosed.

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Free public lectures and course tasters for Adult Learners' Week (14-20 May 2011)

Free public lectures and course tasters for Adult Learners' Week (14-20 May 2011)

Posted by mjs76 at May 05, 2011 10:19 AM |

Learn more about what you could learn from the Institute of Lifelong Learning.

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