September 2011

Hot stuff: Leicester engineers examine how volcanic ash affects jet engines

Hot stuff: Leicester engineers examine how volcanic ash affects jet engines

Posted by pt91 at Sep 22, 2011 03:57 PM |

The combination of volcanic ash and aircraft has been the cause of many headlines in the past couple of years, but the risks of it are still poorly understood.

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Public lectures by the dozen: dates for your diary

Public lectures by the dozen: dates for your diary

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 22, 2011 09:26 AM |

October is chockablock with public talks at the University of Leicester.

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Sheds heaven: What Britain can learn from Australia about men's health

Sheds heaven: What Britain can learn from Australia about men's health

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 21, 2011 03:45 PM |

Conference in Leicester explores new male health promotion idea.

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Un-American activities: conference debates the nature of widely used term

Un-American activities: conference debates the nature of widely used term

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 21, 2011 10:45 AM |

Three days of debate and discussion at interdisciplinary event.

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Supporting recovery in Afghanistan through leadership links

Supporting recovery in Afghanistan through leadership links

Posted by pt91 at Sep 20, 2011 12:15 PM |

Three staff from the University of Leicester are taking part in a project to mentor higher education leaders at universities in Afghanistan.

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Alumni events that bring past and future together

Alumni events that bring past and future together

Posted by pt91 at Sep 19, 2011 04:45 PM |

A Leicester graduate and former sabbatical officer has written in the Guardian Professional about the importance of alumni departments in helping graduates network.

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Fashion victims? New study explores brands and childhood

Fashion victims? New study explores brands and childhood

Posted by pt91 at Sep 19, 2011 03:20 PM |

A new study by a University of Leicester sociologist finds children’s fashion decisions influenced by a multitude of factors.

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Interested in archaeology? See us on TV on Friday, meet local groups at Saturday's Open Day

Interested in archaeology? See us on TV on Friday, meet local groups at Saturday's Open Day

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 19, 2011 03:13 PM |

University of Leicester archaeological work is on TV this week – and you can find out loads more at the Open Day on Saturday.

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Prestigious award for children's cancer information booklet

Prestigious award for children's cancer information booklet

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 19, 2011 11:58 AM |

A patient information resource produced by a University of Leicester-based organisation has been praised by the BMA.

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Knocked 'em for six: another great year for University cricketers

Knocked 'em for six: another great year for University cricketers

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 19, 2011 10:20 AM |

As the sound of leather on willow fades away for another year, Corey Evans provides an end-of-season report:

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 18, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 19 September to Sunday 25 September 2011.

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Furred or feathered, slimed or scaled: our brains know when we see an animal

Furred or feathered, slimed or scaled: our brains know when we see an animal

Posted by pt91 at Sep 16, 2011 04:00 PM |

Leicester neuroscientists have been involved in a study that has demonstrated that our brains are hardwired to the sight of animals.

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Leicester lab learns from locust limbs

Leicester lab learns from locust limbs

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 16, 2011 01:37 PM |

University of Leicester biologist awarded prestigious Fellowship for neurobiological study of extraordinary insects.

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Leicester historian helps comedian find his Geordie roots on TV

Leicester historian helps comedian find his Geordie roots on TV

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 16, 2011 11:24 AM |

Alan Carr’s family history programme calls on Leicester expertise.

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Beyond gold: Leicester receives 'Grand Gold' award for Excellence in News Writing

Beyond gold: Leicester receives 'Grand Gold' award for Excellence in News Writing

Posted by mc234 at Sep 16, 2011 10:40 AM |

Newsblog awarded highest international honour in university marketing sector.

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Genes that pile on the pressure identified

Genes that pile on the pressure identified

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

University of Leicester researchers have been involved in identifying six gene regions with links to high blood pressure.

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University of Leicester involved in three new Biomedical Research Units

University of Leicester involved in three new Biomedical Research Units

Posted by pt91 at Sep 14, 2011 03:05 PM |

New partnerships focus on Cardiovascular Diseases; Diet, Lifestyle and Nutrition and Respiratory Disease.

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Holocaust and genocide:  lectures, conference, book launch, awareness week

Holocaust and genocide: lectures, conference, book launch, awareness week

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 14, 2011 03:10 PM |

Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies announces autumn programme of public events.

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Still time to reserve tickets for next week's free debate on education

Still time to reserve tickets for next week's free debate on education

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 14, 2011 03:10 PM |

Our 'Leicester Exchanges' public debate on comprehensive schools is only a week away. Tickets strictly limited - book now.

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Houses dress to impress with 'eco-bling'

Houses dress to impress with 'eco-bling'

Posted by pt91 at Sep 13, 2011 05:15 PM |

High-tech ‘green’ features in eco-homes can be just for show, according to a University of Leicester geographer

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