September

Research not to be sniffed at

Research not to be sniffed at

University study sniffs-out smell of disease in faeces

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Leicester research team show that heart attack procedure reduces risk of further complications

Leicester research team show that heart attack procedure reduces risk of further complications

New study reveals that treating heart attack patients who have two or three narrowed arteries with additional stents reduces major complications within 12 months by more than 50%

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How using friends in studies can be problematic

How using friends in studies can be problematic

Worry over ‘voyeuristic gaze’ in using personal networks for data collection

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Aftermath of 9/11 commemorated in Botanic Garden sculpture

Aftermath of 9/11 commemorated in Botanic Garden sculpture

A sculpture which marks the horrors of the 9/11 attacks is one of the many exceptional works on show at the University's annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition

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Funding awarded to improve collaborations between industry and academia

Funding awarded to improve collaborations between industry and academia

Universities of Leicester and Nottingham to work with the Transport Systems Catapult to develop economically beneficial transport

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Thought Leadership - read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Thought Leadership - read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Academics and experts from the University contribute their thoughts on the latest reports on ‘Elitist’ UK and an explainer on when does a conflict become a war; reflecting on the recent reports about a Russian invasion in Ukraine.

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The effects of tax avoidance on national economies outlined in new documentary

The effects of tax avoidance on national economies outlined in new documentary

Dr Angus Cameron from the School of Management will appear in ‘The Price We Pay’ premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival

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Anglican and Catholic leaders to mark reinterment of Richard III

Anglican and Catholic leaders to mark reinterment of Richard III

Anglican Diocese of Leicester and Catholic Diocese of Nottingham to work closely together for reinterment of last Plantagenet King

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New ways to help children get excited about maths

New ways to help children get excited about maths

New exhibition to offer useful advice to parents and teachers about how to make counting enjoyable for childen

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Widest-ranging hate crime study in history releases findings

Widest-ranging hate crime study in history releases findings

Two-year Leicester Hate Crime Project reveals that acts of hate are an everyday and often unreported reality for thousands of people

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Leicester academic leads study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Leicester academic leads study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Professor Christopher Brightling involved in study to evaluate safety of benralizumab drug in patients with COPD

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Inventor of DNA fingerprinting reflects on career highlights in extensive video interview

Inventor of DNA fingerprinting reflects on career highlights in extensive video interview

Interview with Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys about the discovery of genetic fingerprinting at the University of Leicester marks 30th anniversary of monumental invention

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Largest ever study of awareness during general anaesthesia

Largest ever study of awareness during general anaesthesia

University of Leicester plays key role in new study that identifies risk factors and consequences for patients, including long-term psychological harm

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Thought Leadership: read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Thought Leadership: read latest views and opinions from Leicester academics and join The Conversation

Academics and experts contribute their thoughts on UK Asian Football Championships final in Glasgow and how the word ‘medieval’ has been associated with Islamic atrocities

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Tribute to award-winning author Graham Joyce

Tribute to award-winning author Graham Joyce

MA English and American Literature graduate of the University of Leicester was known for his fantasy writing

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Cause of muscle-wasting disease identified

Cause of muscle-wasting disease identified

Findings offer possibility of developing new ways of tackling incurable condition

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Leicester signs partnership agreement with NSIRC

Leicester signs partnership agreement with NSIRC

Partnership will see at least 40 PhD studentships in Department of Engineering over the next 10 years

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Debate to tackle social mobility in the job market

Debate to tackle social mobility in the job market

Graduate employers demonstrate that they are appealing to a diverse range of graduates, “not just an elite few”

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 Members of the public invited to learn about dementia findings

Members of the public invited to learn about dementia findings

Local experts to discuss and share dementia findings with public on the 29 September 2014 between 6.00- 8.00pm

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Supporters donate more than £200,000 to Vice-Chancellor’s Fund

Supporters donate more than £200,000 to Vice-Chancellor’s Fund

Research and teaching fund established to mark Professor Burgess’s retirement reaches landmark total

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College Court marks first anniversary

College Court marks first anniversary

Vice-Chancellor unveils new plaque at University conference centre and hotel

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'Baby Buddy' app for new parents seeking user feedback

'Baby Buddy' app for new parents seeking user feedback

Dr Damian Roland involved in development and testing of phone app designed to ensure 'best possible start in life'

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A love story 700 years in the making

A love story 700 years in the making

Archaeologists uncover skeletons holding hands and a plethora of relics at the 'lost' Chapel of St Morrell

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'Devastating' number of hate crimes committed by people close to home

'Devastating' number of hate crimes committed by people close to home

Study discovers that many perpetrators of hate crimes are in trustworthy positions to victims, such as friends, colleagues and carers

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Academic receives prestigious anaesthesia award

Academic receives prestigious anaesthesia award

Professor David Lambert recognised by Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

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Portrait captures enigmatic personality of Bob Burgess

Portrait captures enigmatic personality of Bob Burgess

Professor Sir Bob Burgess celebrated in portrait by artist Bryan Organ to mark retirement after 15 years of distinguished service

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Man's best friend gets a new lease of life

Man's best friend gets a new lease of life

Researchers work with Avacta Animal Health Ltd to develop novel system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs

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Examining the 'China Dream'

Examining the 'China Dream'

First international conference to explore ‘the great rejuvenation of the China nation’ in the UK

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Scientists use morphed images of celebrity faces to reveal how neurons work in brain

Scientists use morphed images of celebrity faces to reveal how neurons work in brain

Study reveals individual neurons in the human brain are triggered by the subject's conscious perception, rather than by the visual stimulus

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College Court redevelopment earns architectural award

College Court redevelopment earns architectural award

Architectural team takes home award celebrating engineering and construction excellence

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Get ready to party like it's 1929

Get ready to party like it's 1929

University reading group to organise Evelyn Waugh public party event on 2 October

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New film throws spotlight on drug and alcohol addiction

New film throws spotlight on drug and alcohol addiction

Leicester graduate works with local filmmaker to produce hard-hitting documentary 'Dear Albert'

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