January 2014

Opening up the 'Cabinet of Curiosities'

Opening up the 'Cabinet of Curiosities'

Posted by ap507 at Jan 22, 2014 11:30 AM |

We are very sorry to announce that Thursday 23 January’s performance of Cabinet of Curiosities: how disability was kept in a box has been cancelled

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Striving for a safer future

Striving for a safer future

Posted by ap507 at Jan 22, 2014 10:55 AM |

Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 on Sunday 26 January recounts the journey faced by Holocaust victims

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'Apolo-tree' planted by green-fingered students

'Apolo-tree' planted by green-fingered students

Posted by ap507 at Jan 21, 2014 03:55 PM |

Society for Postgraduate English Literature and Languages get environmental by planting a red oak tree on campus

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Folic acid could suppress Parkinson’s – new study

Folic acid could suppress Parkinson’s – new study

Posted by ap507 at Jan 21, 2014 02:25 PM |

Research in laboratory setting uses common vitamin to improve cell signaling and rescue problems associated with neurodegenerative disease

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New project to measure Earth’s temperature

New project to measure Earth’s temperature

Posted by ap507 at Jan 21, 2014 01:21 PM |

‘GlobTemperature’ project to enhance climate monitoring processes

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'Friends of the Garden' lecture series to shed light on folklore and foliage

'Friends of the Garden' lecture series to shed light on folklore and foliage

Posted by ap507 at Jan 21, 2014 12:28 PM |

University of Leicester Botanic Garden winter lectures running from 23 January to 20 March 2014

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University of Leicester celebrates achievements of distinguished personalities

University of Leicester celebrates achievements of distinguished personalities

Posted by ap507 at Jan 21, 2014 11:45 AM |

Honorary degrees awarded to notable individuals from Leicester and Leicestershire on Friday 24 January

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Blazing Car Murder victim still a mystery

Blazing Car Murder victim still a mystery

Posted by pt91 at Jan 20, 2014 07:32 PM |

Investigation outcome shows William Briggs's DNA does not match

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Acclaimed poet joins University writing specialists for teacher training course

Acclaimed poet joins University writing specialists for teacher training course

Posted by er134 at Jan 20, 2014 02:09 PM |

Poet Daljit Nagra to help experts train teachers to deliver Britain's new A-Level in Creative Writing

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Seminar series to mark 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

Seminar series to mark 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

Posted by ap507 at Jan 20, 2014 11:25 AM |

Free public seminar series starting Wednesday 29 January to reflect on the ‘tragedy that nobody believed’

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Blazing Car Murder:  DNA results to be revealed on BBC's The One Show

Blazing Car Murder: DNA results to be revealed on BBC's The One Show

Posted by er134 at Jan 17, 2014 03:40 PM |

Results of Leicester-led investigation to try and identify victim in famous murder case announced on Monday 20 January

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Richard III discovery featured in 'Great British Railway Journeys'

Richard III discovery featured in 'Great British Railway Journeys'

Posted by ap507 at Jan 17, 2014 09:50 AM |

Episode of popular BBC Two programme directed by University graduate aired on Thursday 16 January

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Nationwide ESRC-funded Seminar Series to discuss issues of marketplace exclusion

Nationwide ESRC-funded Seminar Series to discuss issues of marketplace exclusion

Posted by ap507 at Jan 16, 2014 04:25 PM |

First seminar to take place on Monday 20 January 2014 at the University of Leicester

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Why the long face?

Why the long face?

Posted by ap507 at Jan 16, 2014 09:50 AM |

Petting zoo to take place outside Percy Gee building 16 January between 10:30am - 3:30pm

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Life as an undergraduate – in the 1950s

Life as an undergraduate – in the 1950s

Posted by pt91 at Jan 15, 2014 02:10 PM |

Exhibition reveals the reality of studying in the 1950s, from coffee price hikes to chilly halls

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Breakthrough announced in treatment of patient with rare type of leukaemia

Breakthrough announced in treatment of patient with rare type of leukaemia

Posted by ap507 at Jan 15, 2014 10:05 PM |

Researchers deploy ‘precision medicine’ to successfully target advanced form of leukaemia with skin cancer drug

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Vice-Chancellor shortlisted for Inspiring Leader Award 2014 by The Guardian

Vice-Chancellor shortlisted for Inspiring Leader Award 2014 by The Guardian

Posted by ap507 at Jan 14, 2014 03:55 PM |

Professor Sir Bob Burgess selected for national accolade

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Investigation sheds new light on famous murder case

Investigation sheds new light on famous murder case

Posted by er134 at Jan 14, 2014 12:50 PM |

Leicester leads investigation into Blazing Car Murder of 1930

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Innovative handheld mineral analyser – ‘the first of its kind’

Innovative handheld mineral analyser – ‘the first of its kind’

Posted by ap507 at Jan 14, 2014 12:05 PM |

Dr Graeme Hansford to develop inventive new device in collaboration with Bruker Elemental

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New study to help reduce weight in people with schizophrenia

New study to help reduce weight in people with schizophrenia

Posted by uatemp13 at Jan 14, 2014 12:20 PM |

University and Leicester hospitals involved in designing weight intervention programme

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