What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 02, 2011 09:00 AM |
Events from Monday 3 October to Sunday 9 October 2011.

Monday 3 October 2011

Start of Autumn Term - new academic year starts today!

Tuesday 4 October 2011

Lunchtime Soundbite

Pete Jacobs.

Avoidable waste in producing and reporting research relevant to patients

Allison Wilson Memorial Lecture 2011 by Sir Iain Chalmers DSc, hosted by University of Leicester Medical School and Hope Against Cancer.

  • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, 5.30pm, free, More information

Friday 7 October 2011

Print Out preview party

Launch of exhibition, running from Monday 10 October. All welcome.

Peter F Hamilton and Professor George Fraser

Bestselling SF author and director of the Space Research Centre discuss science fiction and science fact as part of the Everybody's Reading Festival.

The Coull Quartet

Music by Beethoven, Shostakovich and Dvorak.

Clement Marfo

Saturday 8 October 2011

Open day

For prospective undergraduates. Book your place now. (Final open day of the year.)

Big Draw drop-in printmaking workshop

Led by Claire Morris Wright. Suitable for 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Postgraduate Conference in Historical Archaeology

PhD students from across the UK (and one from the USA) present the latest research in the field of Historical Archaeology.

  • Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, 9.00am, £20/£10, More information

Knighton Chamber Orchestra

Music by Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart. Soloist: Tamsin Waley-Cohen. In association with Embrace Arts.

Sunday 9 October 2011

New Writing from Afghanistan

Presented by the School of English. Part of Everybody's Reading.

Ongoing exhibitions

A Decade of Sculpture in the Garden

78 works by 64 artists, curated by Dr John Sydney Carter. 26 June - 30 October 2011.

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