November 2011

Key weakness of malaria parasite could lead to new life-saving treatments

Key weakness of malaria parasite could lead to new life-saving treatments

Posted by fi17 at Nov 30, 2011 01:06 PM |

University of Leicester part of an international team that made the breakthrough

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Restoring Stonehenge to its sky

Restoring Stonehenge to its sky

Posted by fi17 at Nov 29, 2011 01:05 PM |

University academic argues for keeping iconic monument in the dark in a feature on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme.

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New qualification to rock quarrying industry

New qualification to rock quarrying industry

Posted by fi17 at Nov 29, 2011 11:00 AM |

University of Leicester delivers tailored training for quarrying managers.

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Mystery molecule unlocks future diabetes treatments

Mystery molecule unlocks future diabetes treatments

Posted by fi17 at Nov 29, 2011 11:45 AM |

University of Leicester Professor, Nigel Brunskill, is one of the lead researchers in a study that could transform future diabetes treatments.

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Geographers return to Leicester, five decades on

Geographers return to Leicester, five decades on

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 29, 2011 10:40 AM |

Class of ’61 reunion brings back memories.

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Heart research collection at Highcross

Heart research collection at Highcross

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2011 03:49 PM |

Cardiovascular Research Centre collection raises one and a half thousand pounds.

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Leicester students’ job prospects rated highly in 2011 Student Choice Awards

Leicester students’ job prospects rated highly in 2011 Student Choice Awards

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2011 02:13 PM |

The University of Leicester has been voted one of the best universities in the country for students’ job prospects by users of the Whatuni.com website.

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Law lecture on the current system for judicial appointments

Law lecture on the current system for judicial appointments

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 28, 2011 12:36 PM |

Honorary graduate Professor Dame Hazel Genn to deliver Jan Grodecki School of Law Lecture on Thursday 1 December.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

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

Events from Monday 28 November to Sunday 4 December 2011.

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The three laws: triple publishing achievement for Leicester academic

The three laws: triple publishing achievement for Leicester academic

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 25, 2011 04:29 PM |

A triptych of volumes on legal matters.

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University's very own spaceman to deliver this year's Christmas Science Lecture

University's very own spaceman to deliver this year's Christmas Science Lecture

Posted by fi17 at Nov 25, 2011 04:05 PM |

Visiting Professor and former NASA astronaut will talk about human space flight past and future at a public lecture on Tuesday 13 December

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David Wyatt headlines Gondar charity evening on 11 December

David Wyatt headlines Gondar charity evening on 11 December

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 25, 2011 03:37 PM |

The Leicester-Gondar Link presents a fundraising evening of top local musical talent at the O2 Academy.

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Leicester’s revolutionary blood pressure device named top innovation at THE Awards

Leicester’s revolutionary blood pressure device named top innovation at THE Awards

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 25, 2011 09:40 AM |

Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology.

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University students in heartfelt plea for funds

University students in heartfelt plea for funds

Posted by fi17 at Nov 24, 2011 04:25 PM |

Volunteers are giving up their free time this weekend to collect money for new heart research centre at Glenfield Hospital.

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University proposing launch pad for space research and industry links

University proposing launch pad for space research and industry links

Posted by pt91 at Nov 24, 2011 04:20 PM |

Space scientists and industry representatives are lobbying for a new multi-million pound centre to providing research expertise to industry.

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Young physicist kickstarts promising career from Leicester

Young physicist kickstarts promising career from Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Nov 24, 2011 03:25 PM |

A-level student pays tribute to the University as he gains fascinating experience in Helsinki.

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Criminology research highlights mixed responses to equality legislation

Criminology research highlights mixed responses to equality legislation

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

University of Leicester criminologist Neil Chakraborti has led a project investigating the impact of recent legislation tackling targeted violence and harassment.

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Switching sides in the Civil War

Switching sides in the Civil War

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 24, 2011 03:05 PM |

YouTube lecture on flexible loyalties in the 1640s.

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The Maestro Factor: Student conductors compete on 2 December

The Maestro Factor: Student conductors compete on 2 December

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 24, 2011 09:25 AM |

Unique concert gives seven talented students the chance to conduct a full orchestra.

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Maintaining family ties through new media

Maintaining family ties through new media

Posted by pt91 at Nov 23, 2011 04:40 PM |

A University of Leicester study reveals how new media plays vital role in keeping migrant families together.

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