October 2011

Anglo-Saxon art expert talks on wall-paintings and altar cloths

Anglo-Saxon art expert talks on wall-paintings and altar cloths

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 21, 2011 12:26 PM |

Former British Museum curator presents 2011 Brixworth Lecture on 29 October.

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Night of the loving dead brings novel success for University graduate

Night of the loving dead brings novel success for University graduate

Posted by fi17 at Oct 21, 2011 10:45 AM |

Former student becomes published author with book about steampunk, love and zombies

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How a regular walk can help kidney disease patients stay healthy

Posted by fi17 at Oct 20, 2011 04:00 PM |

Exercise reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research involving the University of Leicester.

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Thinking Allowed with University sociologist

Thinking Allowed with University sociologist

Posted by pt91 at Oct 20, 2011 04:15 PM |

Professor Ian Hutchby discusses journalist impartiality with Laurie Taylor.

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African communities benefit from Leicester students' sustainability projects

African communities benefit from Leicester students' sustainability projects

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 20, 2011 04:20 PM |

Briquettes and fluoride: undergraduates bring Leicester expertise to Kenya.

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Prestigious prize for paediatrics publication

Prestigious prize for paediatrics publication

Posted by pt91 at Oct 20, 2011 03:30 PM |

An Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine joined two colleagues in receiving first prize in the ‘Paediatrics’ category of the BMA Medical Book Awards.

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Oliphant, Eliot and Shattock: three great writers celebrated in one recursive literary event

Oliphant, Eliot and Shattock: three great writers celebrated in one recursive literary event

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 20, 2011 12:05 PM |

On 26 November our Victorian Studies Centre applauds Professor Joanne Shattock, who is celebrating the work of Margaret Oliphant, who wrote about George Eliot, who wrote…

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What happens when a meteorite strikes Earth?

What happens when a meteorite strikes Earth?

Posted by fi17 at Oct 20, 2011 10:15 AM |

Leicester geologists have reconstructed the effects of deep impacts - and found remarkable similarities to volcanic eruptions.

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Triple award success for University researchers

Triple award success for University researchers

Posted by fi17 at Oct 19, 2011 03:45 PM |

Young Investigator Prize for Dr Will Nicolson is the latest in a series of accolades for the team working on heart health at Glenfield Hospital

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University research project gets funding from UK Energy Research Centre

University research project gets funding from UK Energy Research Centre

Posted by fi17 at Oct 19, 2011 02:00 PM |

Analysis of current and future global gas security one of only six new studies to be supported by the UKERC

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University of Leicester students help out with pond clearance

University of Leicester students help out with pond clearance

Posted by pt91 at Oct 19, 2011 12:10 PM |

A local pond has been given a new boost of life thanks to 22 enthusiastic student volunteers from the University of Leicester Environment Team.

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Vice-Chancellor champions new ways of recording student achievement

Vice-Chancellor champions new ways of recording student achievement

Posted by fi17 at Oct 19, 2011 11:30 AM |

Higher Education Achievement Reports aim to enhance graduate job prospects and provide a clearer picture of skills, knowledge and experience gained at university.

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Sporting grates: how Leicester fireplaces stoked the 1948 Olympics

Sporting grates: how Leicester fireplaces stoked the 1948 Olympics

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 19, 2011 10:48 AM |

Free public lecture on ‘the Austerity Olympics’ – 3 November.

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Archaeologists uncover beautifully preserved Viking boat burial in Scottish Highlands

Archaeologists uncover beautifully preserved Viking boat burial in Scottish Highlands

Posted by fi17 at Oct 19, 2011 10:25 AM |

Fully intact burial is the first of its kind discovered on the UK mainland

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Navratri fundraisers have a heart

Navratri fundraisers have a heart

Posted by pt91 at Oct 18, 2011 04:00 PM |

Local college students raise money for the University's Cardiovascular Appeal.

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Prestigious award combines University innovations with design know-how

Prestigious award combines University innovations with design know-how

Posted by fi17 at Oct 18, 2011 12:20 PM |

Design Council Award will help transform four academic projects into viable commercial products

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University of Leicester in the news: 5 September - 9 October 2011

University of Leicester in the news: 5 September - 9 October 2011

Posted by pt91 at Oct 17, 2011 03:20 PM |

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

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Leicester launches English language centre in Kurdistan - Iraq

Leicester launches English language centre in Kurdistan - Iraq

Posted by pt91 at Oct 17, 2011 12:40 PM |

Yesterday saw the University of Leicester make a big leap in establishing capacity-building partnerships with universities in Kurdistan - Iraq.

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A finding to get your (fossilised) teeth into

A finding to get your (fossilised) teeth into

Posted by fi17 at Oct 17, 2011 12:30 PM |

Tiny fraction of jaw bone turns out to be world's largest toothed pterosaur

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Kasabian tickets sold out

Kasabian tickets sold out

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 17, 2011 09:55 AM |

But you can still hear the local heroes' University of Leicester gig on Radio 1.

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