University of Leicester in the Media - January 2012

A monthly summary of online articles featuring the University of Leicester, with links to stories available online.

You can access details of previous months' media as well as press coverage here.

31 January 2012 

University of Leicester researchers lead on new autism study ... - PhysOrg.com Dr Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led research on behalf of the University for the report Estimating the Prevalence ...

University of Leicester researchers lead on new autism study ... - EurekAlert Dr Terry Brugha, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester, led research on behalf of the University for the report Estimating the Prevalence ...

30 January 2012

Special delivery – enough energy for thousands of homes - This is Leicestershire ... engines were lifted off lorries by crane into the boiler house, on the corner of University Road and Lancaster Road, at the University of Leicester.

Anthony Sutcliffe - The Guardian In the early 1960s, Harold James Dyos had built his department at the University of Leicester into a global powerhouse in this fast-emerging area of study.

27 January 2012

The general link between worker happiness and productivity challenged - Loughborough News But this is at the expense of employee job satisfaction, according to the latest research led by theUniversity of Leicester. The research, published in the ...

High expectations may lower worker job satisfaction - Hindustan Times Researchers led by Stephen Wood, from the University of Leicester, set out to test a widely held assumption - that direct employee involvement methods can ...

The success story of cancer treatment - Loughborough News University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds will highlight the ... Ken Edwards Building, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester.

The power of poetry as verse shows its variety - Yorkshire Post Parhad, a former Rastrick High School pupil, left her home town to continue her studies at theUniversity of Leicester, but the 21-year-old was recently ...

26 January 2012

Ex Blue Peter editor Biddy Baxter honoured in Leicester - BBC News She will receive the honorary degree of doctor of laws from the University of Leicester on Friday. The former Wyggeston Girls' Grammar School pupil said she ...

High expectations from employers may lower worker job satisfaction - Newstrack India Researchers led by Stephen Wood, from the University of Leicester, set out to test a widely held assumption - that direct employee involvement methods can ...

High expectations from employers may lower worker job satisfaction - TruthDive Researchers led by Stephen Wood, from the University of Leicester, set out to test a widely held assumption – that direct employee involvement methods can ...

The general link between worker happiness and productivity challenged - HealthCanal.com But this is at the expense of employee job satisfaction, according to the latest research led by theUniversity of Leicester. The research, published in the ...

Warwick: £4.5M boost from BBSRC to help region's bioscientists - Science Business The University of Warwick, in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the University of Leicester, has been chosen for an investment of ...

25 January 2012

New Chair for NatCen Social Research - Loughborough News Professor Sir Robert Burgess is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester and Chair of a number of industry bodies and groups, including the Higher ...

A web of lies - Loughborough News Professor Monica Whitty, of the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester, is Director of Digital Identities Group at the ...

Donation to heart research centre appeal for local hospital - Loughborough News A cheque for £10001 was presented to the University of Leicester by the Heartsearch Charity Committee on Thursday 19th January 2012 at the Stoneycroft Hotel ...

 

24 January 2012

The link between worker happiness and productivity - Health24.com Researchers led by Stephen Wood, from the University of Leicester, set out to test a widely held assumption - that direct employee involvement methods can ...

Mysterious 'Winged' Structure from Ancient Rome Found - Updated News Bowden and David Mattingly, an archaeologist at the University of Leicester, both point out that the area has a low number of villas compared with elsewhere ...

Archaeologists Find Mysterious 'Winged' Structure from Ancient Rome - Kozmedia News Bowden and David Mattingly, an archaeologist at the University of Leicester, both point out that the area has a low number of villas compared with elsewhere ...

Win £700 prize in 'Heart of Leicester' photo competition - This is Leicestershire The Mercury, Highcross shopping centre and the University of Leicester have joined forces for the contest, which will raise awareness of the fund-raising ...

23 January 2012

Roman Ruins In England Found To Have Mysterious 'Winged' Structure - Huffington Post Bowden and David Mattingly, an archaeologist at the University of Leicester, both point out that the area has a low number of villas compared with elsewhere ...

'Winged' structure from Roman times stumps archeologists - Mother Nature Network Bowden and David Mattingly, an archaeologist at the University of Leicester, both point out that the area has a low number of villas compared with elsewhere ...

Robert Burgess named chair of NatCen board of trustees - Research Magazine He is vice-chancellor at the University of Leicester and chairs a number of ... He has been vice-chancellor of the University of Leicester since 1999, ...

Europe Targets Traffic, Starting In Leicester - EarthTechling The researchers, led by University of Leicester and Leicester City Council, will be working with research clusters from the Molise region in Italy, ...

Get in lane! EU backs greener traffic management - PhysOrg.com The project is being headed up by researchers from the University of Leicester and Leicester City Council in the United Kingdom. Councillor Rory Palmer from ...

2000 Year Old Leicestershire Treasure Comes Home - Loughborough News ... native British Iron Age shrine was excavated by the Hallaton Fieldwork Group and University of Leicester Archaeological Services between 2001 and 2004.

How to engineer a business, and space for vision - The Engineer Still with business and an event taking place tomorrow at Leicester University that aims to show how technologies developed for space programmes are ...

Researchers collect DNA from men with possible links to York's ... - The Press, York The head of project, geneticist Turi King, of the University of Leicester, said of the York meeting at the weekend: “It has been great.

22 January 2012

Mysterious 'Winged' Structure from Ancient Rome Discovered - LiveScience.com Bowden and David Mattingly, an archaeologist at the University of Leicester, both point out that the area has a low number of villas compared with elsewhere ...

21 January 2012

'Magical' St Ann's Well in Nottingham to be excavated - BBC News An archaeological desk-based assessment, produced by the University of Leicester ahead of the excavation, said St Ann's Well was a medieval healing spring.

DIVA FEVER TWEETS THEY MIGHT GO TO BAKU - oikotimes.com Craig Saggers and Josef Al-Smadi met while studying at the University of Leicester. Al-Smadi was actually working at a gas company when they met, ...

Ex-Roker star inspired Jean - Sunderland Echo ... who lived in The Westlands, High Barnes, continued her education as an economist at theUniversity of Leicester and University College London, ...

20 January 2012

Could a 'Death Star' Really Destroy a Planet? - Astrobiology Magazine A paper by David Boulderston (University of Leicester) sets out to answer that very question. First, for the uninitiated, just what the heck is a Death Star ...

Oona Stannard steps down at CES - Total Catholic In 2010, Ms Stannard was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws for her contribution to Catholic Education by the University of Leicester and was ...

Get in lane! EU backs greener traffic management - Cordis News The project is being headed up by researchers from the University of Leicester and Leicester City Council in the United Kingdom. Councillor Rory Palmer from ...

Migration and mobility - Loughborough News A University of Leicester Professor has led a research bid which has won a prestigious international award amid stiff competition.

Dickens fans sought to celebrate authors bicentenary - Loughborough News The University of Leicester is announcing a series of events this year to mark ... “It is important for us at the University of Leicester to mark Dickens's ...

19 January 2012

Money Is All That's Green in Biodiesel - Reuters AlertNet ... of the carbon debt of biodiesel from palm oil plantations has been seriously underestimated, said Ross Morrison of Britain's University of Leicester.

Money Is All That's Green in Biodiesel - Inter Press Service ... of the carbon debt of biodiesel from palm oil plantations has been seriously underestimated, said Ross Morrison of Britain's University of Leicester.

Churches as polling places may influence voting - Medill Reports: Chicago Another study, conducted by the United Kingdom's University of Leicester showed that French wine outsold German wine at a five to one ratio when French ...

Inspiring results from volunteers - Buxton Advertiser ... runs the only student-led pro-bono legal service offering support to staff and students at Leicester University. Other winners include Amanda Harker who ...

Inspiring results from volunteers - Harborough Mail ... runs the only student-led pro-bono legal service offering support to staff and students at Leicester University. Other winners include Amanda Harker who ...

Inspiring results from volunteers - Rutland and Stamford Mercury ... runs the only student-led pro-bono legal service offering support to staff and students at Leicester University. Other winners include Amanda Harker who ...

Inspiring results from volunteers - Grantham Today ... runs the only student-led pro-bono legal service offering support to staff and students at Leicester University. Other winners include Amanda Harker who ...

Inspiring results from volunteers - Bourne Local ... runs the only student-led pro-bono legal service offering support to staff and students at Leicester University. Other winners include Amanda Harker who ...

Graduate is given work experience opportunity - Peterborough Today She recently moved to Leicester to complete her CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) recognised masters degree at the Leicester university.

Intelligence oversight not fit for purpose - The Guardian (Letters) Peter Gill University of Liverpool, Professor Mark Phythian University of Leicester, authors of Intelligence in an Insecure World • Mehdi Hasan is right to ...

ASIS International Welcomes Five New Members to the Commission on ... - PR Web He holds a master's degree in Security & Crime Risk Management from the University of Leicester and is a board certified CPP. Kitteringham is the 2011 ...

ASIS International Welcomes Five New Members to the Commission on ... - DigitalJournal.com He holds a master's degree in Security & Crime Risk Management from the University of Leicesterand is a board certified CPP. Kitteringham is the 2011 ...

This Week in Nature - In Sequence Also in Nature this week, researchers at the University of Leicester in the UK report that the structure of the cancer drug target HDAC3 is bound to a ...

NHS cuts 'could affect trust levels' - Private Healthcare UK University of Leicester researcher professor Paul Symonds warned that any changes would need to be thoroughly thought out before they were implemented.

Could a 'Death Star' really destroy a planet? - PhysOrg.com A paper by David Boulderston (University of Leicester) sets out to answer that very question. First, for the uninitiated, just what the heck is a Death Star ...

18 January 2012

Could a 'Death Star' Really Destroy a Planet? - Universe Today A paper by David Boulderston (University of Leicester) sets out to answer that very question. First, for the uninitiated, just what the heck is a Death Star ... Origins of Stonehenge's Stones Found, and Holy Crap Did They ... - Gizmodo UK Geologists Robert Ixer of the University of Leicester and Richard Bevins of the National Museum of Wales spent nine months using petrography (the study of ...

Will Pompey's heavens shine any light on our latest 'saviour'? - Portsmouth News Or, maybe, they could go the way of 24 of the 25 UK clubs professor of business history at University of Leicester, Tony Arnold, knew had failed to yield an ...

JCC Gets Five Applications for Jamestown Seat - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily He received a Master of Philosophy in History from the University of Leicester in Leicester, England. Kale has no political party affiliation, ...

New kidney blood pressure clues - Newmarket Journal This research was carried out by the Universities of Sydney and Ballarat in Australia, and theUniversity of Leicester. The study received funding from ...

17 January 2012

University of Leicester gets £2.4m for green cities research - BBC News - 17 Jan 2012

The University of Leicester has been given £2.4m to lead a new project to find ways of reducing traffic emissions in European towns and cities.

City to lead on 24 million transport innovation project - Loughborough News The project - which brings together research clusters from five European regions - is being led by theUniversity of Leicester and Leicester City Council ...

City to lead on £2.4 million transport innovation project - EurekAlert The project - which brings together research clusters from five European regions - is being led by theUniversity of Leicester and Leicester City Council ...

Space technology may be used to reduce congestion on roads - The Engineer The European Commission-funded scheme led by Leicester University will coordinate research across Europe aimed at developing traffic management systems that ...

East Midlands to become traffic management leader - bdaily The project, which draws knowledge from research teams across five European regions, will be led by the University of Leicester and Leicester City Council.

Leicester to lead on £2.4 million transport innovation project - Fleet News Online The project - which brings together research clusters from five European regions - is being led by theUniversity of Leicester and Leicester City Council ...

Cancer studies warn over NHS cost-cutting - Loughborough News University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost ...

Cancer Studies Caution on NHS Cost-Cutting - MedIndia University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost ...

Cost-cutting measures 'should not affect patient-doctor confidence' - Spire Healthcare University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds said that high patient-doctor trust can make a significant difference in helping patients cope ...

Science writer and Blue Peter editor honoured - Loughborough News A graduate of the University of Leicester, where he studied astrophysics, ... With Heather Couper – a fellow University of Leicester graduate and Honorary ...

Pregnancy: How a poor diet can affect your fetus - Chicago Tribune (blog)  The research team, which included the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, found that this process of fat distribution ...

The mystery of the Hallaton Helmet: Was it a trophy, gift or ... - Loughborough News When fragments of iron were taken back to the University of Leicester, during excavation in 2001, it was realised that they had the “ear” from a 2000 year ...

16 January 2012

Cancer researcher identifies high levels of doctor-patient trust ... - News-Medical.net University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost ...

NHS cuts could harm doctor-patient relationship - Barchester Healthcare Professor Paul Symonds, University of Leicester researcher, claims that if measures to become more cost effective are not carefully considered then the high ...

Cancer researcher warns against public healthcare cost-cutting - Netdoctor Professor Paul Symonds, of the University of Leicester, said that there is currently a very high level of trust and confidence between doctors and patients, ...

Cancer studies warn over NHS cost-cutting - Medical Xpress University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost ..

Public talk - BBC News The University of Leicester's Department of Physics & Astronomy is pleased to present three public talks as part of the 2012 Stargazing LIVE event.

Disappointing results for Glenfield heart unit campaign - Blottr The Cardiovascular Research Centre has been developed between Leicester University and Glenfield Hospital, and cost £12 million.

How much energy would the Death Star require to destroy Earth? - io9 A group of physics students at the University of Leicester took it upon themselves to divine the Death Star's energy requirements (using many an admittedly ...

Asbos for three who made Leicester residents' lives a misery - Leicester Mercury The 41-year-old's Asbo bans him from all car parks within the city centre's inner ring road and those in Clarendon Park and the University of Leicester ...

15 January 2012

Young cancer patients will be pushed into poverty by Government ... - Mirror.co.uk He completed his 'A' levels and is now doing a law degree at Leicester University. In 2010, cancer was found in Matt's lung, he underwent more chemotherapy ...

Cancer studies warn over NHS cost-cutting - Science Codex University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost ...

Cancer studies warn over NHS cost-cutting - EurekAlert University of Leicester researcher Professor Paul Symonds also highlights the risk of jeopardizing this record of success if measures to become more cost ...

An Evening of Astronomy and Stargazing - BBC News There will be talks on the "origin of chemical elements in the Big Bang and supernovas" and Leicester University's planeterrella and there will also be an ...

14 January 2012

Graduate Ed's other job: selling uni life to pupils - Herts and Essex Observer However, Ed, a University of Leicester sociology graduate, is in no doubt about the value of further education. “Going to university not only gave me ...

13 January 2012

Helmet is coming home after Roman restoration - Lutterworth Today ... the group stopped digging and called in the experts, including archaeologists from the British Museum and the University of Leicester.

Helmet is coming home after Roman restoration - Harborough Mail ... the group stopped digging and called in the experts, including archaeologists from the British Museum and the University of Leicester.

npower employees and Leicester students to take trip to Arctic Circle - USPRwire Four Leicester University students and four ... The team of undergraduates from The University of Leicester found out that they ...

npower employees and Leicester students to take trip to Arctic Circle - Response Source Four Leicester University students and four npower employees will be taking a ... The team of undergraduates from The University of Leicester found out that ...

npower employees and Leicester students to take trip to Arctic Circle - SourceWire Four Leicester University students and four npower employees will be taking a ... The team of undergraduates from The University of Leicester found out that ...

npower employees and Leicester students to take trip to Arctic Circle - WebWire Four Leicester University students and four npower employees will be taking a ... The team of undergraduates from The University of Leicester found out that ...

npower employees and Leicester students to take trip to Arctic Circle - Brinkwire Four Leicester University students and four npower employees will be taking a ... The team of undergraduates from The University of Leicester found out that ...

University of Leicester confirms Atupele is law graduate - Nyasa Times Malawi's broadsheet, Sky News, reported that the University of Leicester, which Atupele ... Sky News quotes Registrar and Secretary of Leicester University, ...

Tracking Down Ancestors Through City Directories - EastBayRI.com www.historicaldirectories.org is a free website produced by the University of Leicester. It has local and trade directories for England and Wales from 1750 ...

Football still hasn't kicked out racism - Irish Times Unlike others, Jon Garland, a University of Leicester lecturer who has written frequently about racism in football, doubts if social networks such as ...

Stock market plan 'would not solve Pompey's problems' - Bognor Today But professor of business history at the University of Leicester, Tony Arnold, said of the 25 football clubs which he knew had gone public in the UK since ...

Stock market plan 'would not solve Pompey's problems' - Chichester Today But professor of business history at the University of Leicester, Tony Arnold, said of the 25 football clubs which he knew had gone public in the UK since ...

Stock market plan 'would not solve Pompey's problems' - Midhurst and Petworth Today But professor of business history at the University of Leicester, Tony Arnold, said of the 25 football clubs which he knew had gone public in the UK since ...

Hard work pays off as Hinckley woman hosts exhibition - Hinckley Times After joining classes in Stoney Stanton and at the Ten2 Gallery in Castle Street, she soon started taking classes at University of Leicester's Richard ...

Seeing is believing The neuroscience of magic - Loughborough News The event will be held on Friday 13 January at 4pm in Lecture Theatre 2 of the Engineering Building,University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester.

E-learning is cheaper than people think, report suggests - Virtual College Grainne Conole, director of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester recently commented that many teachers need help to ...

11 January 2012

1000-piece puzzle may unlock secrets to the Roman conquest of Britain - The Independent Leicester University, which helped carry out the original excavation, will next month publish a book about the site - Hoards, Hounds and Helmets: A Conquest ...

'Gobsmacked, is the only word for it' - Sydney Morning Herald ... which point he heroically stopped digging and called in the experts, including archaeologists from the British Museum and the University of Leicester.

Local woman to visit Leicester University to find out more about ... - Loughborough News Local woman, Valerie Smith from Kibworth is visiting Leicester University this week with national charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) to find out ...

University of Leicester shortlisted for three Midlands Business Awards - Loughborough News The University of Leicester has been shortlisted in three categories at the 2012 Midlands Business Awards (MBA), which celebrates the hard work, ...

Unexpected discovery opens up new opportunities for targeting cancer - Loughborough News Scientists at the University of Leicester have opened up a whole new approach to ... Professor John Schwabe, of the University of Leicester's Department of ...

Researchers unearth new therapeutic intervention approach for cancer - Barchester Healthcare Professor John Schwabe, of the University of Leicester's Department of Biochemistry and researcher on the project, explained: "We have discovered a ...

Could the Death Star Destroy a Planet? - Smithsonian (blog)  But perhaps not, say three students at the University of Leicester in England who last year published a study on the subject in their university's ...

Tributes paid to University of Reading meteorologist - Reading Post After training as a physicist Mr Grimes had spells at the University of Leicester and the Open University before moving to Reading where he did research ...

10 January 2012

Unique Roman cavalry helmet pieced together 10 years after discovery - The Guardian ... at which point he heroically stopped digging and called in the experts, including archaeologists from the British Museum and Leicester university.

Video: Roman helmet unveiled - Lutterworth Today The “Hallaton Helmet” was found ten years ago by members of the Hallaton Fieldwork Group and professional archaeologists from University of Leicester ...

Magnificent 2000-year-old Roman helmet unveiled - Loughborough News The “Hallaton Helmet” was found ten years ago by members of the Hallaton Fieldwork Group and professional archaeologists from University of Leicester ...

British Museum experts show off 2000-year-old silver Roman ... - Culture24 Archaeologists at the University of Leicester, who were part of the original excavation team alongside members of the Hallaton Fieldwork Group, realised the ...

Coventry University to develop smartphone learning system for students - Virtual College - 10 Jan 2012

Grainne Conole, director of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester, recently suggested that the advancement of e-learning is ...

Unexpected discovery opens up new opportunities for targeting cancer - Medical Xpress Credit: University of Leicester Scientists at the University of Leicester have ... Professor John Schwabe, of the University of Leicester's Department of ...

£10 million Olympic Sports Centre - Capital FM Doctors and researchers from the Nottingham and Leicester University Hospital NHS Trusts and the Universities of Nottingham, Loughborough and Leicester, ...

New mechanism reveals link between maternal diet and diabetes - FoodNavigator.com ... modern western diet is by storing excess calories in fat cells,” said Professor Anne Willis of theUniversity of Leicester, UK – who co-led the study.

Why is the north-east struggling to control re-offending? - The Guardian Deprivation is just one of the factors that can affect reoffending rates, says Carol Hobberman, professor of criminology at Leicester University and a ...

9 January 2012

New £10m sports medicine centre for East Midlands - BBC News Doctors and researchers from the Nottingham and Leicester University Hospital NHS trusts, the Universities of Nottingham, Loughborough and Leicester and the ...

New species of grass dedicated to University of Leicester botanist - Loughborough News Brachypodium stacei has been named in honour of Clive Stace, Emeritus Professor of Biology at theUniversity of Leicester. Professor Stace, who retired in ...

Study: Poor Maternal Diet to Increase Risk of Diabetes And Age ... - International Business Times AU According to the team from the University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, the research showed ...

8 January 2012

Poor maternal diet can put infant at risk of diabetes - TruthDive Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, found that, ...

7 January 2012

Homemakers: Alissandra Cummins – Cultural caretaker - Barbados Advocate She returned that same year to the UK and studied for her master's degree in Museum Studies atLeicester University in Leicestershire.

Blow for heart unit campaign - Leicester Mercury ... Hospital and the development of the £12 million Cardiovascular Research Centre between Leicester University, the British Heart Foundation and ourselves, ...

Poor maternal diet can increase chance of diabetes - Mediplacements Doctors and those who have a dietician job have looked for new ways to prevent the spread of the disease and now researchers at the University of Leicester ...

Poor maternal diet makes infants diabetic - Times of India Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, found that, ...

Poor pregnancy diet leads to age-related diseases in the offspring? - HealthJockey.com The research was conducted at the University of Leicester by a team comprising representatives from the University of Cambridge and the Medical Research ...

6 January 2012

Poor diet raises risk of diabetes in newborn babies - Yorkshire Post Professor Anne Willis, director of the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, said: “One of the ways that our bodies cope ...

What women eat while pregnant linked to diabetes in babies - Mirror.co.uk Researcher Professor Anne Willis, director of the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, said: “One of the ways our bodies ...

Diet in womb important, scientists discover - Netdoctor The research, conducted by the University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, reveals that a ...

Diabetes link to nutrition in womb - The Press Association Researcher Professor Anne Willis, director of the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at theUniversity of Leicester, said: "One of the ways that our ...

E-learning 'encouraged by tablet computers in schools' - Virtual College Grainne Conole, director of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester, recently commented that the advancement of e-learning in ...

E-Learning 'advanced' by mobile technologies - Public Service ... smart phones and tablets will become an important driving force behind the future of e-learning, experts at the University of Leicester have claimed.

Digging into Data Challenge Winners Awarded nearly $5 Million - Scientific Computing (Principal Investigators: Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota, NSF; Kevin Schürer, University of Leicester, AHRC/ESRC/JISC; Kris E. Inwood, University of ...

Book Review: The Cannibal Spirit, by Harry Whitehead - National Post (blog) University of Leicester creative writing professor Harry Whitehead interrogates this idea in his debut novel, a chaotic and unruly story set largely in the ...

House hunters across the board can find appeal in new-build homes ... - whathouse.co.uk Located on the outskirts of the centre, The Wickets is close to Leicester City's football ground and a five-minute walk to Leicester University.

Do you have Viking DNA? - Middlewich Guardian Our address and telephone number for any further information is the Department of Genetics,University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, ...

Allotment of money for a plot... - The Press Association But the University of Leicester findings were put in the shade by allotment holders in Islington, north London, paying £3.50 a square metre to grow and tend ...

5 January 2012

Burglars as consumers - The Economist  “These sorts of crimes are regarded even by criminals as the preserve of the desperate,” says James Treadwell, a Leicester University criminologist.

4 January 2012

E-learning 'will be advanced by mobile technologies' - Virtual College A representative from the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester, suggested that mobile technologies will be an important driving ...

Smartphones, tablets to drive e-learning - ihotdesk The Beyond Distance Research Alliance, a team of researchers and teachers at the University of Leicester interested in innovation in teaching and learning, ...

A glimpse into outer space - Toronto Sun ... offering a double view of its fluttering auroras, in this image release by NASA on March 22, 2011. (REUTERS/NASA/ESA/STScI/University of Leicester/Handout)

Stonehenge rocks pinpointed to Pembrokeshire in National Museum ... - Culture24 The institution's Dr Richard Bevins and Dr Rob Ixer, of Leicester University, spent nine months collecting samples from rock outcrops at the Craig ...

Hal-Luke Savas's Profile - bdaily ... management studies with an MBA gained at the University of Leicester in the UK; specialising in International marketing on building energy technologies.

Looking for love online? Don't fall victim to romance fraud... - BT Life (blog)  The University of Leicester study shows that over nearly a quarter of a million online love-seekers have been the target of online romance scams, ...

Edward Lis, 96, painter of landscapes, portraits | Philadelphia ... - Philadelphia Inquirer After the war, Mr. Lis studied art at the University of Leicester in England and was awarded a grant to the Sir John Cass Art School of the University of ...

3 January 2012

Teachers 'need help to implement e-learning methods' - Virtual College Grainne Conole, director of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester, which brings together teachers and researchers interested ...

Eight International Research Funders Announce the Winners of the ... - MarketWatch... investigators:Kevin Schurer)(principal investigators:University of Leicester)(principal investigators:AHRC/ESRC/JISC)(principal investigators:Kris E.

China is sending an astronaut to   the Moon - io9 ... then I believe the impact could be game-changing," said Ken Pounds — a leading researcher at the UK's Leicester University — speaking to the effect that ...

2 January 2012

Carolyn Correia thinks out loud - Trinidad & Tobago Express She has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the West Indies and a Master's in Mass Communications from the University of Leicester, ...

Women's groups ask Leveson Inquiry to examine 'sexist' treatment ... - The Drum ... wear short skits and are outgoing are more like to be raped, claim scientists at the University of Leicester.' Tabloid newspapers are the main targets ...

1 January 2012

That was 2011 in Leicestershire - in pictures - Leicester Mercury Later in the year, Leicester University welcomed Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu who was made an honorary Doctor of Letters.

 

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