April

Experts rise to the challenge in fighting deadly diseases

Experts rise to the challenge in fighting deadly diseases

Baker’s yeast analysed to discover potential for combatting neurological conditions like Parkinson’s and even cancer

Experts rise to the challenge in fighting deadly diseases - Read More…

Academics encourage establishing a national service for diabetes prevention

Academics encourage establishing a national service for diabetes prevention

University of Leicester study of diabetes prevention programmes suggests need for more rigorous implementation of NICE guidance

Academics encourage establishing a national service for diabetes prevention - Read More…

Gold Sports Scholar achieves success in Tae Kwon Do tournament

Gold Sports Scholar achieves success in Tae Kwon Do tournament

Student Matthew Pearce makes it to semi-finals of British Student Tae Kwon Do Federation International Championships

Gold Sports Scholar achieves success in Tae Kwon Do tournament - Read More…

The animals came in two by two, hurrah!

The animals came in two by two, hurrah!

University of Leicester students show Noah’s ark would have been strong enough to carry two of every animal

The animals came in two by two, hurrah! - Read More…

100 Years of Architectural Change at Lamport Hall

100 Years of Architectural Change at Lamport Hall

"Creating Home" exhibition by research student Megan Leyland to take place at Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire, between 20 April – 12 October 2014

100 Years of Architectural Change at Lamport Hall - Read More…

Expert helps narrow down possible destination for Mars rover mission

Expert helps narrow down possible destination for Mars rover mission

Dr John Bridges has helped pick eight possible sites for the ExoMars rover mission, which will search for signs of life on the Red Planet

Expert helps narrow down possible destination for Mars rover mission - Read More…

Study suggests exercise reduces heart disease risk in kidney patients

Study suggests exercise reduces heart disease risk in kidney patients

Study finds that regular walking has anti-inflammatory effects on the body with benefits to the health of chronic kidney disease sufferers

Study suggests exercise reduces heart disease risk in kidney patients - Read More…

Examining student perceptions of learning outcomes

Examining student perceptions of learning outcomes

New paper published in Teaching in Higher Education by the Learning Outcomes Project

Examining student perceptions of learning outcomes - Read More…

By JoVE, I think they've got it!

By JoVE, I think they've got it!

Professor Mary Dixon-Woods's article about the importance of multimedia featured on the Wellcome Trust's website

By JoVE, I think they've got it! - Read More…

Translating 'wildfire' to historical chemical warfare

Translating 'wildfire' to historical chemical warfare

Professor Simon James quoted in article about the science of 'Game of Thrones' and how wildfire translates to historical combat

Translating 'wildfire' to historical chemical warfare - Read More…

Building and Enriching Shared Heritages

Building and Enriching Shared Heritages

New website launched that provides information for community groups involved with heritage projects

Building and Enriching Shared Heritages - Read More…

Influential academic Richard Hoggart dies

Former Leicester academic gave key testimony at Lady Chatterley’s Lover trial

Influential academic Richard Hoggart dies - Read More…

Actuarial analyst careers boosted by new qualification

Actuarial analyst careers boosted by new qualification

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries launches professional qualification with University of Leicester as a teaching provider

Actuarial analyst careers boosted by new qualification - Read More…

New 50th anniversary edition of Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane uncovers key changes made to script

New 50th anniversary edition of Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane uncovers key changes made to script

Dr Emma Parker, of the University of Leicester’s School of English, has produced a new edition of Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane to mark the 50th anniversary of the play’s premiere on Tuesday 6 May

New 50th anniversary edition of Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane uncovers key changes made to script - Read More…

Turbine Revolution Aided by Satellite Data

Turbine Revolution Aided by Satellite Data

University works with High Efficiency Heating UK Ltd to pinpoint optimum locations for hydropower turbines

Turbine Revolution Aided by Satellite Data - Read More…

Leicester Professor's evidence informs Parliamentary Select Committee report

Leicester Professor's evidence informs Parliamentary Select Committee report

Helen Atkinson of our Department of Engineering emphasises importance of revising visa regulations for international students

Leicester Professor's evidence informs Parliamentary Select Committee report - Read More…

Boost of £83.5 million for PhD training

Boost of £83.5 million for PhD training

Minister announces further investment in doctoral training at University of Leicester

Boost of £83.5 million for PhD training - Read More…

Acclaimed writers to speak at Leicester for Evelyn Waugh conference

Acclaimed writers to speak at Leicester for Evelyn Waugh conference

University of Leicester conference for the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project will include talks by Selina Hastings, William Boyd and Paula Byrne

Acclaimed writers to speak at Leicester for Evelyn Waugh conference - Read More…

Hillsborough – 25 Years On

Hillsborough – 25 Years On

John Williams from the Department of Sociology writes article on aftermath of Hillsborough disaster for Leicester Exchanges

Hillsborough – 25 Years On - Read More…

Your chance to see Operation Nightingale in action

Your chance to see Operation Nightingale in action

Discover more about the unique project to help injured servicemen and the archaeological work they are involved in on 26 April

Your chance to see Operation Nightingale in action - Read More…

Students debunk the myth that Icarus 'soared too high'

Students debunk the myth that Icarus 'soared too high'

Centre for Interdisciplinary Science students publish paper on the science behind the mythological character's waxen wings

Students debunk the myth that Icarus 'soared too high' - Read More…

Work of Richard III video team recognised

Work of Richard III video team recognised

Learning on Screen awards praise long history of video productions that led to first visuals of the King’s remains

Work of Richard III video team recognised - Read More…

Research into the changing world of work commencing at new Centre

Research into the changing world of work commencing at new Centre

New Centre for Sustainable Work and Employment Futures to launch at inaugural conference at College Court on Tuesday 29 April

Research into the changing world of work commencing at new Centre - Read More…

Richard III at the Big Bang Fair

Richard III at the Big Bang Fair

The Big Bang Fair over 13-16 March was a roaring success

Richard III at the Big Bang Fair - Read More…

Project to kick new life into Harborough Museum’s Boot and Shoe exhibit

Project to kick new life into Harborough Museum’s Boot and Shoe exhibit

Academics to connect audiences using digital technology for new project ‘Sole2Soul: Narrative, Curate, Rejuvenate’ project at Harborough Museum

Project to kick new life into Harborough Museum’s Boot and Shoe exhibit - Read More…

What would happen if satellites fell from the sky?

What would happen if satellites fell from the sky?

Dr Lewis Dartnell considers what would happen in a world without satellites in Telegraph article

What would happen if satellites fell from the sky? - Read More…

Asbestos-related cancer expert interviewed in new video

Asbestos-related cancer expert interviewed in new video

Professor Dean Fennell explains his research into mesothelioma for a new video made by comms agency Tonic Life

Asbestos-related cancer expert interviewed in new video - Read More…

Accreditation success for School of Biological Sciences

Accreditation success for School of Biological Sciences

Recognition provides external guarantee of academic excellence to students and to employers

Accreditation success for School of Biological Sciences - Read More…

Student raises money for charity in London Marathon

Student raises money for charity in London Marathon

4th year medical student Nichakarn Ruttanaporn raised money for Thai Children's Trust 13 April

Student raises money for charity in London Marathon - Read More…

Health Sciences research highlighted

Health Sciences research highlighted

Infant Mortality and Morbidity Studies researchers write two of the top ten most read papers of 2013 in Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal & Neonatal Edition

Health Sciences research highlighted - Read More…

Alumna and Green Party Leader podcast now available

Alumna and Green Party Leader podcast now available

Politician Natalie Bennett talks about her path to political success in an online feature and podcast

Alumna and Green Party Leader podcast now available - Read More…

Salters' Festival of Chemistry comes to Leicester

Salters' Festival of Chemistry comes to Leicester

School students to visit the University of Leicester to take part in Chemistry challenges and activities

Salters' Festival of Chemistry comes to Leicester - Read More…

Physics students devise concept for Star Wars-style deflector shields

Physics students devise concept for Star Wars-style deflector shields

Students discover that technology for protecting spaceships from laser fire is scientifically feasible today - but would leave pilots blind

Physics students devise concept for Star Wars-style deflector shields - Read More…

New paper to be published about the media representation of wine culture in China

New paper to be published about the media representation of wine culture in China

Dr Jennifer Smith Maguire and Dr Ming Lim to publish new paper examining the consumption of fine wine in new markets in the Journal of Macromarketing

New paper to be published about the media representation of wine culture in China - Read More…

Share this page: