October 2011

What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 16, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 17 October to Sunday 23 October 2011.

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Human toll of factory production

Human toll of factory production

Posted by fi17 at Oct 14, 2011 04:30 PM |

Visiting scholar from Hong Kong will discuss labour conditions in a Chinese factory, as part of the Centre for Labour Market Studies' first seminar of the year.

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University research shows graduates are achieving their goals

University research shows graduates are achieving their goals

Posted by fi17 at Oct 14, 2011 02:30 PM |

Study of undergraduate intentions and outcomes shows that student destinations match their career plans

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University researchers' innovative new diabetes test features in national report

University researchers' innovative new diabetes test features in national report

Posted by fi17 at Oct 14, 2011 11:59 AM |

New system means pharmacists can test patients and give results in minutes, making it easier to detect those at risk of type 2 diabetes

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Diamond programme is glittering example of University training partnerships

Diamond programme is glittering example of University training partnerships

Posted by fi17 at Oct 14, 2011 11:20 AM |

A groundbreaking study into the benefits of a training programme between De Beers and the University of Leicester has been showcased in a new book.

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Decline and fall: new book examines how the Western Roman Empire collapsed

Decline and fall: new book examines how the Western Roman Empire collapsed

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 14, 2011 09:36 AM |

It wasn’t all Vandals and Visigoths – although they didn’t help matters…

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Bankers' vagueness pays dividends says Leicester economist

Bankers' vagueness pays dividends says Leicester economist

Posted by pt91 at Oct 13, 2011 04:40 PM |

Our newly appointed Professor of Economics Chris Wallace claims that often too much stock is placed in the views that bankers express.

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From Pillow Talk to The Hurt Locker: film history lecture series announced

From Pillow Talk to The Hurt Locker: film history lecture series announced

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 13, 2011 04:05 PM |

Starting on 24 October with everything you ever wanted to know about Doris Day.

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Two feet in the grave: poisonous socks among forty-two chemistry tales

Two feet in the grave: poisonous socks among forty-two chemistry tales

Posted by pt91 at Oct 12, 2011 05:20 PM |

Chemistry’s colourful history is detailed in a new book by a University of Leicester historian.

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Boost your results: get into work

Boost your results: get into work

Posted by pt91 at Oct 12, 2011 03:42 PM |

Industrial work placements are proving a boon to University of Leicester students, according to an award-winning study.

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Discovering the brain's ingenious ways of minimising stress

Discovering the brain's ingenious ways of minimising stress

Posted by fi17 at Oct 12, 2011 03:30 PM |

University neuroscientists have found a natural mechanism in the brain for eliminating bad memories

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Gardening the Games: Public lecture on public planting

Gardening the Games: Public lecture on public planting

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 11, 2011 04:51 PM |

Olympic park designer speaks at University this Thursday.

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Science Communication in Japan: How one museum connects with 67 universities

Science Communication in Japan: How one museum connects with 67 universities

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 11, 2011 04:26 PM |

Seminar report from School of Museums Studies.

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Work begins on expanded sports facilities

Work begins on expanded sports facilities

Posted by pt91 at Oct 11, 2011 04:20 PM |

The turf-turning ceremony for the University of Leicester's latest development was held on Monday.

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Leicester sociologist on the pressurised political interview

Leicester sociologist on the pressurised political interview

Posted by pt91 at Oct 11, 2011 03:35 PM |

Seminar for the Department of Sociology on 12 October.

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Kasabian play the University of Leicester on 26 October! Start queuing now!

Kasabian play the University of Leicester on 26 October! Start queuing now!

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 10, 2011 12:20 PM |

Local Leicester rockers prepare to rock locally in Leicester (and on Radio 1).

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Percy Gee scoops yet another design award

Percy Gee scoops yet another design award

Posted by pt91 at Oct 10, 2011 11:50 AM |

New Students' Union development adds Design Excellence Award to its impressive list of accolades

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DNA damage and the science of superheroes

DNA damage and the science of superheroes

Posted by pt91 at Oct 10, 2011 11:30 AM |

First in a new series of public lectures aims to explain genetics to the uninitiated

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 09, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 10 October to Sunday 16 October 2011.

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Head of the Medical Research Council to visit the University

Head of the Medical Research Council to visit the University

Posted by pt91 at Oct 07, 2011 04:40 PM |

Professor Sir John Savill's lecture fills every seat in the house.

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