University of Leicester in the Media - June 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 .

Broadcast News

Dr Catherine Pashley was interviewed by BBC Radio Leicester on the Ben Jackson Show on 26 June, at 3pm, regarding a new grant she had received to investigate asthma.

 Funding for fungi, asthma and allergy research - ScienceOmega

How U.S. immigration law compares to other countries - Marketplace/NPR

Botanical bargains Pick up a plant at University of Leicesters garden ... -Loughborough News - The University of Leicester's Botanic Garden will throw its doors open to plant-lovers for its popular Plant Sale and Family Day this weekend. Specialist plant ...

Gifted physicists have stars in their eyes - Loughborough News - News article: Awards ceremony at University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy inspires physicists of the future.

Research: Women Working in Hedge Funds Are... - HedgeCo.net - New York (HedgeCo.net) – A new report from the universities of Leicester and Essex looked into the concept of “adulting” which is defined as the attempt by ...

How to bend it like Beckham: physics students calculate perfect ... -24dash (press release) - University of Leicester physics students have published a paper which sets out the optimum way of kicking a football in order to make it bend into the goal.

Women 'never the right age' in organisational terms - Newstrack India - The study from the universities of Leicester and Essex looked into the concept of "adulting" which is defined as the attempt by people to be seen as mature and ...

Women 'Never The Right Age' In Hedge Fund - RedOrbit - 'Women faced problems at every stage of adult life' says report from University of Leicester and University of Essex. Women working in hedge funds struggle to ...

HF Female Employees Experience Inequality in Workplace - Hedge Fund Net - The study, done by Jo Brewis of the University of Leicester School of Management and Dr. Kat Riach of the Essex Business School at the University of Essex, ...

Alumni relations in a changing higher education sector- EducationGuardian.co.uk (blog) - Universities have traditionally reached out to their alumni through hospitality events. Alex Smith, a member of the University of Leicester's Alumni Association, ...

Is lifelong learning good for you? - 24dash (press release) - The University of Leicester's Vaughan College is to mark its 150th year of providing adult education by hosting a major conference for the national professional ...

New £340000 investment into asthma and allergy research at ... - Phys.Org (press release) - MAARA also fund the University of Leicester aerobiology and clinical ... With the support of MAARA researchers at the University of Leicester are actively ...

Stillbirth rate 'twice as high' for poorest groups -Netdoctor - Researchers at the University of Leicester looked at the causes of all stillbirths that occurred in England between 2000 and 2007, particularly in light of ...

Seeking answers on stillbirth rate - This is Leicestershire - Researchers from the University of Leicester have found the number of babies stillborn in England is twice as high among poorer women and is at a rate which ...

Delight as library team at university win top award -This is Leicestershire -The University of Leicester has won a national award for its library.It was named the outstanding library team at the annual Times Higher Education Leadership ...

Stillbirths Twice as Likely In Poorer UK Households - IBTimes.co.uk - The study authors, from the University of Leicester, assessed the number of stillbirths that took place from 2000 to 2007, inclusive and assessed the specific ...

New model for SMEs to aid investment decisions - bdaily -Two academics from the University of Leicester's Institute of Finance have developed a new mathematical model to help SMEs with investment decisions.

University of Leicester students scoop National Award for enhancing ...- 24dash (press release) - University of Leicester students have taken the initiative in helping graduates find work, working in partnership with businesses from all sectors to equip students ...

Bardathon by students takes a bow - This is Leicestershire -Come rain or shine, a team of students from the University of Leicester spent four-and-a-half days performing, finishing up with a recital of his last will and ...

New Model for Small Businesses to Aid Investments Decisions -24dash (press release) - Two academics from the University of Leicester's Institute of Finance - part of the School of Management - have proposed a new model for allowing Small and ...

Leicester student's act of altruism saves boys life - This is Leicestershire - A LEICESTER university student's selfless act has inspired more people to sign the Anthony Nolan register after he himself donated bone marrow to a child he ...

Award evening for students breaking into the world of work - 24dash (press release) -More than 500 University of Leicester students have celebrated achieving an employability award. Students who have completed the Leicester Award for ...

RBS bosses used - The Northern Echo - The research, by Newcastle University Business School and Leicester University, coined the term for a style of leadership which forced employees to meet ...

“Economic Violence” caused RBS failure study suggests­ - bdaily - Academics from the University of Leicester and Newcastle University Business school used the term “economic violence” to describe the leadership style within ...

Wildlife hunt at university - This is Leicestershire - Students and families searched for wildlife during a nature event within the grounds of the University of Leicester.More than 100 people took part in the Bioblitz ...

New University of Leicester employability summit aims to maximise ... -24dash (press release) - Academics and teaching staff across the University of Leicester will shortly gather for a groundbreaking conference to promote student employability.

Great news for patients and Leicester - This is Leicestershire - Over the years, it has supported numerous projects, among them the stunning new library at the University of Leicester, to which he donated £2m. Now, as we ...

Leicestershire building tycoon's £500000 gift to heart research - This is Leicestershire -The money will help equip the University of Leicester's cardiovascular research centre, which is under construction at Glenfield Hospital. ​. David Wilson. ​ ...

University wins gold awards for marketing - This is Leicestershire - A university has won a string of national marketing awards for its campaigns and prospectuses.The University of Leicester picked up five prizes at the Heist ...

 

David Wilson gives £500000 to Leicester heart research centre - BBC News - Professor Nilesh Samani, cardiology professor at the University of Leicester, said: "The Cardiovascular Research Centre will be transformational, effectively ...

Uni partnership success story - This is Nottingham -The talk is part of the University of Leicester's annual Innovation Partnership Showcase, and takes place at the Leicester Marriott on July 5. Hunter Systems has ...

University of Leicester Professor Before the UN Security Council - 24dash (press release) - An Emeritus Professor of the University of Leicester, Professor Malcolm Shaw QC, has proposed the creation of a College for Mediation in a lecture delivered in ...

Engineering electronics for outer space - 24dash (press release) - Professor Tanya Vladimirova, of the University of Leicester's Department of Engineering, will give her inaugural lecture 'Microelectronics and Embedded ...

Type 2 Diabetes - Ongoing And Continuous Clinical Support Crucial -Medical News Today - The study, published in British Medical Journal (BMJ), was conducted by Professor Kamlesh Khunti, of the University of Leicester, and Professor Melanie Davies, ...

University of Leicester recreates 'first Olympics' on its grounds - BBC News - The University of Leicester has recreated the Grand Olympic Festival of 1896, which it claims was the first modern Olympic Games

People with type-2 diabetes 'need ongoing clinical support' - Netdoctor - Researchers at the University of Leicester analysed the progress of 731 patients, all of whom had recently learnt they had type-2 diabetes, over a three-year ...

Students get lift with old-time Olympic fun - This is Leicestershire - More than 50 competitors took part in sports including a tug-of-war, the 100-yard dash and throwing the stone at the University of Leicester. ​. ​. ​. •; •; •. In 1866 ...

Jolly good sport Leicester students to revive Victorian Olympic ... -Loughborough News - News article: Moustaches and cricket balls to feature in Olympic re-enactment by the University of Leicester at Queen Elizabeth I and Wyggeston College Rugby ...

Fun race with serious message to mark 25th anniversary of a ... - This is Leicestershire - The 25 men and women who took part were from the Leicester Aids Support Service (LASS), Trade, an Aids charity for gay men, University of Leicester medical ...

Our travel plan is promoting sustainability - This is Leicestershire - Every organisation has to admit that it directly contributes to these issues and the University of Leicester is no exception. Every weekday, more than 20000 ...

15 June 2012

University of Leicester step back in time to relive 1866 Grand Olympic Festival - Podium

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