April

New test for sudden cardiac death receives funding

New test for sudden cardiac death receives funding

Team at University of Leicester and Leicester's hospitals supported by heart charity

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Research shows new way lungs respond in asthma attacks

Research shows new way lungs respond in asthma attacks

Researchers identify new process for preventing narrowing of airways that could lead to new treatments for disease

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Scientists discover prehistoric ‘Kite Runner’

Scientists discover prehistoric ‘Kite Runner’

Leicester geologist involved in find of rare fossil with unique prehistoric brooding strategy

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New research compares diet and exercise in controlling diabetes

New research compares diet and exercise in controlling diabetes

Researchers conduct study to observe the relative effects of diet and exercise on Type 2 diabetics

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Undergraduate to present on food security at international symposium

Undergraduate to present on food security at international symposium

Sustainability event showcases innovative undergraduate research that relates to social, economic, political, cultural and environmental issues

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Diabetes milestone for Leicester researchers

Diabetes milestone for Leicester researchers

One million people take Know Your Risk assessment on Diabetes UK website

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Leicester shortlisted for four national awards

Leicester shortlisted for four national awards

Times Higher Education recognises universities for outstanding achievements

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Leicester's EU students boost local jobs and the economy

Leicester's EU students boost local jobs and the economy

EU students generated £143m for the regional economy and 1,341 jobs in the East Midlands

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Hilbert's sixth problem: Can physics be axiomatised?

Hilbert's sixth problem: Can physics be axiomatised?

The University of Leicester will host Hilbert’s sixth problem workshop from 2 – 4 May

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University pilots ‘Leicester Academy’ sports scheme

University pilots ‘Leicester Academy’ sports scheme

Sports and Recreation Service help to boost students’ employability and inspire schoolchildren through sport

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Striking skull portraits of King Richard III produced using X-rays

Striking skull portraits of King Richard III produced using X-rays

Contemporary artist Alexander de Cadenet to unveil new series of skull portraits at exhibition in London from 14-25 April

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What's the difference between margin trading and gambling?

What's the difference between margin trading and gambling?

New paper by researchers in the Department of Economics shows similarity between behaviour of margin traders and gamblers

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New academy aims to change nature of health care for older people

New academy aims to change nature of health care for older people

Leicester Academy for the Study of Ageing hopes to tackle the challenges of ageing and improve outcomes for older people through new models of care

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Cyber threat to Trident warning from Leicester expert

Cyber threat to Trident warning from Leicester expert

Dr Andrew Futter briefs Top Level Group for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

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Research suggests exposure to violence during pregnancy increases risk of prematurity and low birthweight

Research suggests exposure to violence during pregnancy increases risk of prematurity and low birthweight

University of Leicester and Queen Mary University of London study suggests stress-induced events have negative effects on unborn children in early pregnancy

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University to host ‘encore’ of Sir David Attenborough’s public lecture

University to host ‘encore’ of Sir David Attenborough’s public lecture

Public screening of ‘Beauty in Nature’, delivered by the famous naturalist and broadcaster in January, to be held on campus on 27 April due to popular demand

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Museum Studies sets stage for global dialogue

Museum Studies sets stage for global dialogue

‘Global contemporary’ event at University of Leicester from 20-22 April

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 Silence at the University of Tokyo

Silence at the University of Tokyo

Dr Jim King from the School of Education invited to address the Tokyo Discourse Group on Thursday 21 April

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The Queen's 90th - University reflections

The Queen's 90th - University reflections

Looking back at HM The Queen's visits to the University campus in 1958 and 2008

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Research teams nominated for East Midlands awards

Research teams nominated for East Midlands awards

Professor Gerry McCann received two nominations at the East Midlands Clinical Network Research (CRN) awards

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Fire in Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building - media statements

Fire in Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building - media statements

In the early hours of Saturday morning, a fire broke out in a lab on the second floor of the Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building

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Type 2 diabetes people ‘let down’ over delayed treatment

Type 2 diabetes people ‘let down’ over delayed treatment

Leicester study suggests ‘clinical inertia’ is preventing tight control of blood sugar levels

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Researchers provide new insights into gene regulation

Researchers provide new insights into gene regulation

Researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a gene repression complex that is known to play a role in cancer

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Discovery of ‘Hadrosaur’ footprint over 30 years ago was first dinosaur fossil finding in Scotland

Discovery of ‘Hadrosaur’ footprint over 30 years ago was first dinosaur fossil finding in Scotland

In light of recent 'duck-billed' dinosaur fossil discovery, we revisit the story of how Leicester Geologists uncovered the three-toed footprint of the Hadrosaur, the first of its kind at the Isle of Skye in June 1982

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Work of prominent human rights defender to be explored

Work of prominent human rights defender to be explored

Free public screening of the ‘The Man Who Mends Women’ documentary at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 4 May

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Two Silver Athena SWAN awards announced for Leicester

Two Silver Athena SWAN awards announced for Leicester

Accolades in the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology recognise efforts in tackling gender inequality

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Leicester artist to reveal new animal bone artwork

Leicester artist to reveal new animal bone artwork

The animal bone-inspired exhibition, entitled ‘The Reliquary Project’, will be unveiled on Friday 6 May by Jo Dacombe at the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester

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Leicester films win prestigious Learning on Screen Awards

Leicester films win prestigious Learning on Screen Awards

Videos showcasing HeForShe commitment and the genetic and genealogical analysis in the King Richard III case received awards at an event last night

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May Day: early 19th century traditions

May Day: early 19th century traditions

University Special Collections Archive writes about an unusual early nineteenth century May Day custom - placing branches outside neighbouring homes

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