September 2011

High Flying Research at Leicester - 1.7 billion miles away!

High Flying Research at Leicester - 1.7 billion miles away!

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2011 05:25 PM |

NASA's Juno spacecraft, which left Earth August 5 to begin its five-year, 1.7 billion-mile journey to Jupiter, has close involvement with the University of Leicester.

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GENIE's Dynamic DNA proves a big hit once again

GENIE's Dynamic DNA proves a big hit once again

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2011 05:03 PM |

Dr Cas Kramer reports on another well-received outreach event.

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Public lecture on health research by Cochrane Collaboration founder

Public lecture on health research by Cochrane Collaboration founder

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 30, 2011 03:56 PM |

Sir Iain Chalmers to speak at University on 4 October.

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I predict a riot: sociology symposium on 15 October

I predict a riot: sociology symposium on 15 October

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 30, 2011 12:55 PM |

Sociologists discuss this summer’s disturbances at public event.

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Leicester criminologist speaks at pan-European symposium

Leicester criminologist speaks at pan-European symposium

Posted by pt91 at Sep 30, 2011 10:15 AM |

Dr Neil Chakraborti was recently invited to speak at a symposium on the Philosophy of Hate Crime held in Gothenburg.

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What don't you know about cancer?

What don't you know about cancer?

Posted by pt91 at Sep 29, 2011 04:51 PM |

A new study by University of Leicester researchers suggests that many current lifestyle messages about cancer are not getting through to the public.

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Leicester academics on the changing nature of the economic crisis

Leicester academics on the changing nature of the economic crisis

Posted by pt91 at Sep 28, 2011 04:42 PM |

David Harvie and Keir Milburn have written another article for The Guardian, one of the world’s leading online newspapers.

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Research reveals the scale of romance scams in Britain

Research reveals the scale of romance scams in Britain

Posted by pt91 at Sep 28, 2011 12:10 AM |

A University of Leicester study has confirmed that victims defrauded by scammers on dating websites are more prevalent than reported.

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Collections and the public trust - new book on museum disposals

Collections and the public trust - new book on museum disposals

Posted by pt91 at Sep 27, 2011 02:20 PM |

A forthcoming book by a University of Leicester graduate takes a look at the issues of responsible museum collections management.

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Brahms, Beethoven and Mozart at Fraser Noble Hall on 8 October

Brahms, Beethoven and Mozart at Fraser Noble Hall on 8 October

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 27, 2011 11:03 AM |

Knighton Chamber Orchestra kick off their 2011/12 season with a triple bill of great music.

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Genes for every occasion: links to heart and lung health identified

Genes for every occasion: links to heart and lung health identified

Posted by pt91 at Sep 26, 2011 04:50 PM |

This last week has seen two high profile studies linking genes to prevalent illnesses by teams with expertise from the University of Leicester.

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Comprehensives: pro or con? Leicester Exchanges live debate online

Comprehensives: pro or con? Leicester Exchanges live debate online

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 26, 2011 04:24 PM |

Audio and video of last week’s event is now available.

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Salinger, Slang and Gruffaloes: Literary Leicester line-up announced

Salinger, Slang and Gruffaloes: Literary Leicester line-up announced

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 26, 2011 03:30 PM |

Something for everyone in November at free events celebrating the written word.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 25, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 26 September to Sunday 2 October 2011.

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Graduates in the news: Maurice Draper

Graduates in the news: Maurice Draper

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 23, 2011 06:06 PM |

Could this centenarian be our oldest graduate?

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Children and fashion on Woman's Hour

Children and fashion on Woman's Hour

Posted by pt91 at Sep 23, 2011 05:05 PM |

The long-running BBC Radio 4 magazine programme will be interviewing Dr Jane Pilcher on 27 September 2011.

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Astronomers overcome black hole jet lag

Astronomers overcome black hole jet lag

Posted by pt91 at Sep 23, 2011 03:47 PM |

The rapid variations in the flaring jet from a black hole have been observed for the first time using a telescope that monitors at short timescales.

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Indie offers advice on postgraduate funding

Indie offers advice on postgraduate funding

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 23, 2011 11:31 AM |

Leicester cited as an example in newspaper feature.

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Sociologists meet in Leicester to discuss happiness

Sociologists meet in Leicester to discuss happiness

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 22, 2011 05:15 PM |

One-day conference brings together experts from across the globe.

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New blood test spots missed medication

New blood test spots missed medication

Posted by pt91 at Sep 22, 2011 05:05 PM |

The University of Leicester has been assisting our neighbours, De Montfort University, in developing a simple test that only requires a 5mm spot of your blood.

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