November 2011

University of Leicester in the News, 1 - 17 November 2011

University of Leicester in the News, 1 - 17 November 2011

Posted by fi17 at Nov 23, 2011 04:25 PM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media.

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Picture special: University staff raise funds for Children in Need

Picture special: University staff raise funds for Children in Need

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 23, 2011 03:15 PM |

Print Services cakes and Bookshop fancy dress contribute to appeal.

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Percy Gee development wins Building of the Year

Percy Gee development wins Building of the Year

Posted by pt91 at Nov 23, 2011 02:15 PM |

Students’ Union building adds another award to its impressive trophy cabinet.

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Prestigious honour for Leicester anaesthetist

Prestigious honour for Leicester anaesthetist

Posted by pt91 at Nov 23, 2011 12:34 PM |

The National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia has made the University’s Dr Jonathan Thompson their Macintosh Professor of Anaesthesia for 2010-11.

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Award for University team spotting fake whisky - through the bottle

Award for University team spotting fake whisky - through the bottle

Posted by pt91 at Nov 22, 2011 04:45 PM |

Food and Drink iNet Innovation Awards 2011 reward use of space technology to identify fake alcohol.

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Two opportunities for interdisciplinary debate

Two opportunities for interdisciplinary debate

Posted by pt91 at Nov 22, 2011 04:15 PM |

Two seminars this week will combine specialist research with insights from other disciplines.

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Martial arts medals bonanza

Martial arts medals bonanza

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 22, 2011 04:05 PM |

Nine medals for University of Leicester jiu jitsu squad at national champoinship.

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Free trial: students experience citizen juries

Free trial: students experience citizen juries

Posted by pt91 at Nov 22, 2011 02:40 PM |

Leicester students have been exploring the benefits and flaws in a novel means of deliberating public issues.

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Ann Widdecombe lecture now online

Ann Widdecombe lecture now online

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 22, 2011 02:05 PM |

Full audio recording of ‘Faith and Politics’ talk available.

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MBA student featured in the Guardian

MBA student featured in the Guardian

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 21, 2011 03:10 PM |

Successful entrepreneur with an MBA in his sights.

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Cervical smears: a necessary but highly unpleasant experience

Cervical smears: a necessary but highly unpleasant experience

Posted by fi17 at Nov 21, 2011 12:40 PM |

Research conducted at the University reveals many women have negative experiences of cervical smear tests, often finding them stressful and embarrassing

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Museum Studies graduate appointed to UNESCO role

Museum Studies graduate appointed to UNESCO role

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 21, 2011 11:43 AM |

Leicester graduate Alissandra Cummins has been elected Chairperson of the UNESCO Executive Board.

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LUTheatre presents Lost and Found by Nick Palmer, 23-25 November

LUTheatre presents Lost and Found by Nick Palmer, 23-25 November

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 21, 2011 11:11 AM |

A contemporary update of Measure for Measure this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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University psychologist to lead new research into developmental problems of premature babies

University psychologist to lead new research into developmental problems of premature babies

Posted by fi17 at Nov 21, 2011 10:10 AM |

Study funded by Action Medical Research will look into links between being born early and struggling with maths and numeracy

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 20, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 21 November to Sunday 27 November 2011.

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Focus on disability: portrait exhibition brings images from the past with voices from the present

Focus on disability: portrait exhibition brings images from the past with voices from the present

Posted by pt91 at Nov 18, 2011 03:15 PM |

Our School of Museum Studies has just launched an innovative exhibition that shows historical portraits of people with disabilities -and offers perspectives from the modern day.

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Keep a closer eye on your BMI

Keep a closer eye on your BMI

Posted by pt91 at Nov 18, 2011 02:40 PM |

An increased risk of heart disease and diabetes has led to Leicester researchers calling for a lower limit for obesity levels amongst South Asians.

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Ship to shore: Geology seminar delivered from mid-Atlantic

Ship to shore: Geology seminar delivered from mid-Atlantic

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 18, 2011 02:55 PM |

Dr Louise Anderson, a postdoctoral researcher in our Department of Geology, delivered a seminar to students and staff from the middle of the Atlantic Ocean last week.

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Historical solutions: Emeritus Professor profiles three 19th century chemists

Historical solutions: Emeritus Professor profiles three 19th century chemists

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 18, 2011 02:45 PM |

Journalism and gypsy caravans: exploring the lives of Armstrong, Crooks and Nicol.

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Management students discuss West African film with American performance artist

Management students discuss West African film with American performance artist

Posted by mjs76 at Nov 17, 2011 02:00 PM |

It’s not all spreadsheets and Powerpoint in our School of Management!

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