October 2011

University gardens offer a fun day out for Leicester kids

University gardens offer a fun day out for Leicester kids

Posted by pt91 at Oct 07, 2011 03:21 PM |

Learning and laughs guaranteed as Botanic Gardens awarded Quality Badge for Learning Outside the Classroom

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From RAG to riches for fundraising students

From RAG to riches for fundraising students

Posted by pt91 at Oct 07, 2011 12:25 PM |

Students have raised almost £260,000 for charity – and this year they plan to raise even more.

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Books bring smiles - and awards - thanks to University lecturer

Books bring smiles - and awards - thanks to University lecturer

Posted by pt91 at Oct 07, 2011 10:45 AM |

The Letterbox Club project, founded by a University of Leicester lecturer, has earned national recognition for its work with disadvantaged children.

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Julia Donaldson talk sold out completely

Julia Donaldson talk sold out completely

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 06, 2011 05:05 PM |

No tickets left, even for kids who smile sweetly.

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Geologist discusses Anthropocene online tonight

Geologist discusses Anthropocene online tonight

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 06, 2011 04:33 PM |

Live chat with Jan Z on literally epoch-making topic.

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A scholar and humanitarian remembered

A scholar and humanitarian remembered

Posted by pt91 at Oct 06, 2011 02:40 PM |

'Writing in Afghanistan' event will commemorate the life of renowned Afghan law professor and human rights activist Hamida Barmaki

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Leicester Psychologist receives coveted British Academy fellowship

Leicester Psychologist receives coveted British Academy fellowship

Posted by pt91 at Oct 06, 2011 02:10 PM |

Award will fund groundbreaking research into how elderly people read

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The 'explosive' history of Tenerife

The 'explosive' history of Tenerife

Posted by pt91 at Oct 06, 2011 12:15 PM |

A geological find by University of Leicester volcanologists on this holiday island has been described as "one of the best in the world".

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Leicester graduates in the news: Neil Fowler

Leicester graduates in the news: Neil Fowler

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 05, 2011 05:24 PM |

A life in journalism, from the Ripple to the Merc’ to Which? – and now a Fellow at Oxford

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University Lecturer uncovers Leicestershire's hidden literary talent

University Lecturer uncovers Leicestershire's hidden literary talent

Posted by pt91 at Oct 05, 2011 04:14 PM |

Dr Corinne Fowler’s Grassroots project has revealed the wonderful diversity of local writers.

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Heroes and genies promote healthy bodies and minds

Heroes and genies promote healthy bodies and minds

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 05, 2011 02:35 PM |

University's genetics centre helps teenagers learn about healthy living.

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Leicester sociologist offers opinion on Swiss soccer violence

Leicester sociologist offers opinion on Swiss soccer violence

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 05, 2011 02:05 PM |

How Swiss clubs can learn from British experience of dealing with football hooligans.

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Time Team's Mick Aston speaking at University of Leicester this Thursday

Time Team's Mick Aston speaking at University of Leicester this Thursday

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 04, 2011 04:17 PM |

Popular telly archaeologist presents seminar on Somerset project.

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Children's University of Leicester: cap'n'gown kids rewarded for hard work

Children's University of Leicester: cap'n'gown kids rewarded for hard work

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 04, 2011 03:10 PM |

If graduates seem to be getting younger every year, that’s because we recently hosted two graduation ceremonies for the Children’s University.

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Little grey (and white) cells: free public lecture on exciting new brain cell research

Little grey (and white) cells: free public lecture on exciting new brain cell research

Posted by pt91 at Oct 03, 2011 05:05 PM |

The first of the University of Leicester Professorial Inaugual Lectures for 2011/12 presents the latest breakthroughs in understanding how the human brain works.

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Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri to Speak at the University of Leicester

Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri to Speak at the University of Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Oct 03, 2011 04:40 PM |

The acclaimed Nigerian writer, novelist and poet is to deliver the first Annual Creative Writing Lecture on 19 October.

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Delicious discussion and fascinating cake: New History Lab is back!

Delicious discussion and fascinating cake: New History Lab is back!

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 03, 2011 04:05 PM |

Leicester’s legendary postgrad-led history forum announces autumn programme.

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Science meets science fiction at Everybody's Reading event this Friday

Science meets science fiction at Everybody's Reading event this Friday

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 03, 2011 02:50 PM |

Peter F Hamilton and Professor George Fraser to discuss the nature of science and sci-fi.

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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.

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