September 2011

Reaching the heart of the community

Reaching the heart of the community

Posted by pt91 at Sep 13, 2011 03:40 PM |

The University of Leicester’s appeal to raise funds for a new Cardiovascular Research Centre gets another boost from a local community.

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Helping Herbert: Leicester museum students blog their internship

Helping Herbert: Leicester museum students blog their internship

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 13, 2011 12:58 PM |

Corals, butterflies, flapper dresses and ex-badgers: not your average work placement.

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Why the osprey is lesser-spotted in the South

Why the osprey is lesser-spotted in the South

Posted by pt91 at Sep 12, 2011 04:10 PM |

The iconic British osprey is slowly recovering from near-extinction, but a University of Leicester PhD student says they need more help to re-colonise the whole of the UK.

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Three nominations for Leicester in Times Higher Awards 2011

Three nominations for Leicester in Times Higher Awards 2011

Posted by pt91 at Sep 12, 2011 03:15 PM |

The shortlist for the most prestigious awards in the Higher Education sector has been announced and the University of Leicester has picked up a hat-trick of nominations

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University of Leicester hosts European educationalists

University of Leicester hosts European educationalists

Posted by pt91 at Sep 12, 2011 02:41 PM |

Today sees the start of a four-day workshop looking at new methods for teaching science and mathematics in schools.

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University education in Britain and Pakistan: compare and contrast

University education in Britain and Pakistan: compare and contrast

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 12, 2011 11:40 AM |

A Leicester PhD student has written about British higher education for a leading Pakistani newspaper.

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Free public lecture by Ann Widdecombe on 'Faith and Politics'

Free public lecture by Ann Widdecombe on 'Faith and Politics'

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 12, 2011 10:05 AM |

Former Shadow Home Secretary coming to University of Leicester on 26 October 2011.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 11, 2011 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 12 September to Sunday 18 September 2011.

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University of Leicester researchers to tackle poultry poisoning

University of Leicester researchers to tackle poultry poisoning

Posted by pt91 at Sep 09, 2011 02:25 PM |

Campylobacter jejuni, a major cause of food-borne infections in people, is to be investigated in 12 new projects that will probe this bacterium’s progress through the food chain.

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Tickets available for public debate on comprehensive education: London, 21 September

Tickets available for public debate on comprehensive education: London, 21 September

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 09, 2011 12:10 PM |

Leicester Exchanges live event considers the pro and cons of comprehensive schools.

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University of Leicester academics call for tax change

University of Leicester academics call for tax change

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 09, 2011 11:46 AM |

Economics Professors among signatories to much-discussed letter in FT.

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MACE on the move: film archive leaves Leicester for Lincoln

MACE on the move: film archive leaves Leicester for Lincoln

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 09, 2011 09:36 AM |

Five years of hosting regional film resource comes to an end.

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What lies beneath: geologists converge on Leicester for Near Surface meeting

What lies beneath: geologists converge on Leicester for Near Surface meeting

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 08, 2011 06:05 PM |

Prestigious European conference comes to the UK for the first time.

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University of Leicester in the News: 8 August – 4 September 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 8 August – 4 September 2011

Posted by pt91 at Sep 08, 2011 11:41 AM |

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

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Blackberry day at the Arboretum this Sunday

Blackberry day at the Arboretum this Sunday

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 08, 2011 11:04 AM |

Come and help yourself to some free fruit on 11 September.

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Sir Alec Jeffreys on The One Show

Sir Alec Jeffreys on The One Show

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 08, 2011 09:45 AM |

Leicester’s DNA fingerprinting pioneer and the case which made legal history.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Shanthi Eva Wanasundera

Leicester graduates in the news: Shanthi Eva Wanasundera

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 07, 2011 06:07 PM |

The Sri Lanka Guardian reports on the prestigious appointment of a Leicester Law School graduate to the country’s top judicial position.

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The murder of Mayo: why Britain kept quiet about a Viceroy's assassination

The murder of Mayo: why Britain kept quiet about a Viceroy's assassination

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 07, 2011 05:50 PM |

Leicester historian on Radio 4 recalls a forgotten incident which could have rewritten the history of India.

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Latest World Rankings place Leicester in the top 10 in England for the impact of its research as measured by citation levels per academic

Latest World Rankings place Leicester in the top 10 in England for the impact of its research as measured by citation levels per academic

Posted by mc234 at Sep 06, 2011 01:20 PM |

The University has also retained its position in the top 200 universities globally for the fourth successive year, placing it amongst the top 2% of universities worldwide.

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Leicester sociologist on 60 years of the BSA

Leicester sociologist on 60 years of the BSA

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 06, 2011 10:15 AM |

Not the motorcycles – the British Sociological Association, which is celebrating its diamond jubilee.

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