University of Leicester in the Media, March 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 Patrick White of the Department of Sociology was interviewed by BBC Radio Leicester about class in society today on 20 March.

31 March 2012

Comet Shows Evidence of Space Weathering - Astrobiology Magazine A team led by the University of Leicester has detected the presence of iron in ... Diamond Light Source synchrotron in Oxfordshire and Leicester University.

30 March 2012

Soldiers dig in for historic victory - South Wales Argus A team of 32 soldiers from the Rifles regiment, together with students from the University of Leicesterand veterans, have been working on a dig at Caerleon ...

The Buzz returns to Northampton this weekend celebrating its 17th ... - Northampton Chronicle & Echo ... regular slot at the Soundhaus and Roadmender venues before moving to Leicester University. However, it will now be returning to Northampton every month.

29 March 2012

Talented students may lose out on places at top universities - The Guardian (blog)  Last year, the University of Leicester was the only institution among the Times Top 20 universities to meet these benchmarks. The latest figures show it has ...

University of Leicester continues unrivalled record on widening ... - Loughborough News The University of Leicester continues to lead the way on widening access to some of the best degree courses in the country, new national performance figures ...

University of Leicester continues unrivalled record on widening ... - 24dash The University of Leicester continues to lead the way on widening access to some of the best degree courses in the country, new national performance figures ...

Cross-dressing and magical flying - Loughborough News Viking experts are converging on the University of Leicester to discuss topics ranging from the high-profile, grisly murder of Archbishop St Ælfheah one ...

Consultation on Leicester and Northampton campus bookshops - The Bookseller The University of Leicester has leased space at the University of Northampton ... But in a statement, the University of Leicester told The Bookseller: “The ...

Leicester student off to a flyer with triumph from pole - This is Leicestershire The University of Leicester student impressed with a lights to flag victory in the opening round of Champion of Brands Championship for Formula Ford 1600s.

Party shows we're in the business of succeeding - This is Leicestershire Representatives of organisations including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Brett & Randall, Royal Bank of Scotland, the University of Leicester, Leicester College ...

Beware of Online Dating Scams - PsychCentral.com In the study, Monica Whitty, Ph.D., of the University of Leicester, UK, and Tom Buchanan, Ph.D., of the University of Westminster, London, document the ...

No love shown in online romance scam - BCS Research by Monica Whitty and Tom Buchanan of the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Leicester has shown that this kind of deception ...

28 March 2012

New study questions relationship between drugs and crime - 24dash A PhD student from the University of Leicester is looking to recruit participants to take part in a study examining the relationship between those who take ...

Cross-dressing and magical flying - 24dash Viking experts are converging on the University of Leicester to discuss topics ranging from the high-profile, grisly murder of Archbishop St Ælfheah one ...

First evidence of space weathering on Comet Wild 2 - Astronomy Now Online UK scientist John Bridges from the University of Leicester and colleagues ... and at Leicester University to determine the mineral content of the samples.

Online work placements - This is Leicestershire Students at the University of Leicester will carry out online work placements with publishing houses to prepare them for work in the book and magazine trade ...

Cyprus to pick new central banker "soon" - Financial Mirror Demetriades, a Cambridge graduate who teaches at the University of Leicester in the UK, had been approached and agreed to take up the position, ...

Prime Minister hails historian's posters book - This is Leicestershire A University of Leicester historian has been congratulated by the Prime Minister for his "wonderful book" called Dole Queues and Demons.

27 March 2012

Cancer trial info leaflets not working - Dalje.com Study author Mary Dixon-Woods of the University of Leicester in England and colleagues traced cancer trial information sheets over 13 cancer trials.

Cancer trial info leaflets not working - UPI.com Study author Mary Dixon-Woods of the University of Leicester in England and colleagues traced cancer trial information sheets over 13 cancer trials.

Cancer Trials Patient Information Leaflets Too Long, Intimidating ... - Medical News Today According to a new study from the University of Leicester that has been published in the international journal Sociology of Health and Illness, ...

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - Space Daily The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

First Evidence Of Space Weathering Found On Comet Wild2 - RedOrbit A team led by the University of Leicester has detected the presence of iron in ... Diamond Light Source synchrotron in Oxfordshire and Leicester University.

Cassini Probe Captures Saturn's Spectacular Aurora - The Daily Galaxy... the electric current systems connecting the magnetosphere to the atmosphere, producing the aurora," said Dr Emma Bunce of the University of Leicester.

Cassini Makes Simultaneous Measurements Of Saturn's Nightside ... - RedOrbit Team leader Dr Emma Bunce of the University of Leicester will present the new work at the National Astronomy Meeting in Manchester on

University of Leicester works with employers to develop the maths ... - Loughborough News With the graduate market becoming increasingly competitive, the University of Leicester is seeking to engage employers at an early stage in student ...

Prime Minister praises Leicester author - Loughborough News The Prime Minister has congratulated a University of Leicester historian for his 'wonderful book', Dole Queues and Demons. In the book, Dr Stuart Ball of ...

University of Leicester works with employers to develop the maths ... - 24dash With the graduate market becoming increasingly competitive, the University of Leicester is seeking to engage employers at an early stage in student ...

Showcase event in City for heart research centre appeal - Loughborough News These harsh facts mean that cardiovascular research is, and will continue to remain, the highest priority for the University of Leicester.

Fund-raiser will boost heart fund - This is Leicestershire The Cardiovascular Research Centre Appeal Group has organised the Heartbeat Ball, which will raise cash for the new University of Leicester Cardiovascular ...

Cancer trial information leaflets 'not fit for purpose' - new study - Loughborough News Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up to the job, reveals a new study from theUniversity of Leicester. Research published in the ...

Study: Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up ... - News-Medical.net Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up to the job, reveals a new study from theUniversity of Leicester. Research published in the ...

University of Leicester plans to recreate Leicesters forgotten ... - Loughborough News The University of Leicester is setting the stage for a celebration of the city's 'secret' Olympic history. In 1866, thirty years before the first modern ...

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - Loughborough News A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Air pollution, dwarf elephants and water footprints - Planet Earth Richard Hollingham meets researchers at the University of Leicester to find out about an air-monitoring technique that can see individual emission sources ...

26 March 2012

From EurekAlert and Services - The Cutting Edge The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - R & D Magazine A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Scientists Unlock Key to Cancer Cell Death Mystery - Bioscience Technology A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - Science Codex A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - PhysOrg.com A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - EurekAlert A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - 24dash A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Scientists unlock key to cancer cell death mystery - HealthCanal.com A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

New advance in ability to target and destroy certain cancer cells - News-Medical.net A group led by the University of Leicester has shown that particular cancer cells are especially sensitive to a protein called p21.

Cancer trial information leaflets 'not fit for purpose'- new study - Science Codex Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up to the job, reveals a new study from the University of Leicester. Research published in the ...

Cancer trial information leaflets 'not fit for purpose': new study - Medical Xpress This is Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Leicester Department of Health Sciences.

Cancer trial information leaflets 'not fit for purpose'- new study - EurekAlert Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up to the job, reveals a new study from theUniversity of Leicester. Research published in the ...

Cancer trial information leaflets 'not fit for purpose' - new study - 24dash Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Leicester Department of Health Sciences. Patient information leaflets for ...

Cancer trial information leaflets 'not fit for purpose' - new study - HealthCanal.com - 26 Mar 2012

Patient information leaflets for cancer trials are not up to the job, reveals a new study from the University of Leicester. Research published in the ...

University of Leicester plans to recreate Leicester's forgotten ... - 24dash The University of Leicester is setting the stage for a celebration of the city's 'secret' Olympic history. In 1866, thirty years before the first modern ...

25 March 2012

University to recreate city's Olympic festival - This is Leicestershire In 1866, the city hosted its own Grand Olympic Festival on what is now the University of Leicester'scampus. Now plans have been unveiled to commemorate the ...

New Model May Show How Black Holes Become Supermassive - Forbes Those are the words of Professor Andrew King from University of Leicester, in a press release explaining the work and he and his team have done in trying to ...

Scientists: Gluttonous black holes discovered - The State Column Researchers working with the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia say supermassive black holes may be consuming gases from their ...

Now, a new theory on size of black holes! - Manoramaonline For its research, a team from the University of Leicester in the UK and Monash University in Australia investigated how some black holes grow so fast that ...

Study Discovers How Massive Black Holes Grow So Rapidly - RedOrbit In a Friday press release, officials with the University of Leicester, who conducted the study along with colleagues from Australia's Monash University, ...

Scientists explain obscene growth of black holes - Newstrack India Washington, March 25 (IANS) A new theory about why black holes become so hugely massive has been put forth by astronomers from University of Leicester, ...

Now, a new theory on size of black holes! - Brahmand Defence and Aerospace News For its research, a team from the University of Leicester in the UK and Monash ... Prof Andrew King at University of Leicester, who led the study, ...

24 March 2012

Study: Gas-Guzzling Black Holes Eat Two Courses at a Time - Fars News Agency The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Now, a new theory on size of black holes - Indian Express For its research, a team from the University of Leicester in the UK and Monash ... Prof Andrew King at University of Leicester, who led the study, said, ...

Gas-gulping black holes lack table manners - The State Column Black holes lack table manners, according to a new study conducted by a research team from theUniversity of Leicester and Monash University.

Gas-guzzling black holes ingest several courses at once: Study - The State Column Black holes eat too much gas in one sitting, scientists from the University of Leicester and Monash University posit in a new study.

Gas-guzzling black holes gobble 2-courses at same time - Daily News & Analysis The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia investigated how some black holes grow so fast that they are billions of ...

Giant Black Hole Is a Binger - TopNews United States This research has been done by a team from the University of Leicester, ... It was revealed by Chris Nixon from the Leicester University that there is need ...

Giant Black Holes or Cosmic Gluttons? - French Tribune The above findings have come from researchers from the University of Leicester and their Australian colleagues from Monash University, who said in their ...

Now, a new theory on size of black holes! - Deccan Herald For its research, a team from the University of Leicester in the UK and Monash ... Prof Andrew King at University of Leicester, who led the study, ...

Now, a new theory on size of black holes! - Zee News For its research, a team from the University of Leicester in the UK and Monash ... Prof Andrew King at University of Leicester, who led the study, ...

Now, a new theory on size of black holes - Times of India For its research, a team from the University of Leicester in the UK and Monash ... Prof Andrew King at University of Leicester, who led the study, ...

2005 report on poverty: Married couples more affected - Trinidad Guardian This, according to a 2005 Survey of Living Conditions (SLC), conducted by senior lecturers Abbi Kedir of the University of Leicester and Sandra Sookram of ...

University sports role is created - This is Leicestershire Leicester University is appointing an outreach officer to help create sports opportunities for people in Oadby and Wigston to mark this year's Olympic and ...

23 March 2012

Giant black holes called cosmic 'gluttons' - Outcome Magazine Researchers from the University of Leicester and Australian colleagues from Monash University studied how some black holes could grow so big so fast.

Giant black holes called cosmic 'gluttons' - Dalje.com Researchers from the University of Leicester and Australian colleagues from Monash University studied how some black holes could grow so big so fast.

Giant black holes called cosmic 'gluttons' - UPI.com Researchers from the University of Leicester and Australian colleagues from Monash University studied how some black holes could grow so big so fast.

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - R & D Magazine The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

New Theory On Size of Black Holes: Gas-Guzzling Black Holes Eat ... - Science Daily The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Becoming Supermassive! -- New Insights into HyperGrowth of Black Holes - The Daily Galaxy Now, a team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes get so big so fast.

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - Loughborough News The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Gas-guzzling black holes eat 2-courses at a time - Space Ref The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - PhysOrg.com The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - EurekAlert The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - Science Codex The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Astronomers put forward new theory on size of black holes - 24dash The team from the University of Leicester (UK) and Monash University in Australia sought to establish how black holes got so big so fast.

Rugby: De Montfort win varsity match - This is Leicestershire De Montfort University won the annual varsity match for the first time since 2009 when they beat Leicester University 20-8 at Welford Road.

Not as Seen on TV – Real CSI Training in Leicester - The Epoch Times Students from around the world are being offered the chance to learn real life crime-solving skills by theUniversity of Leicester's Department of Chemistry ...

University of Leicester and Holland Alexander in skills training boost - Loughborough News With the graduate job market becoming increasingly competitive, the University of Leicester has launched a new initiative with Holland Alexander to enhance ...

University of Leicester teams with marketer for employability - bdaily The University of Leicester has launched a new initiative with marketing company Holland Alexander to build the employability skills of its students.

University of Leicester and Holland Alexander in skills training boost - 24dash With the graduate job market becoming increasingly competitive, the University of Leicester has launched a new initiative with Holland Alexander to enhance ...

Life and Strife in the Medieval Period - Loughborough News ... warlords – and property development – will be laid bare at the University of Leicester Medieval Research Centre's upcoming public lecture series.

22 March 2012

A Warning To Newcastle United and The Rest Of Football - The Mag by Jackie Smithfield on Thursday 22nd March 2012 John Williams, from the University of Leicester Department of Sociology, took part in a debate at the ...

Badminton: Loughborough Students clinch title in style - This is Leicestershire Div Two: Leicester University 0 Loughborough Leys 9. ... Div 4B: Central Leicester II 9 Leicester University II 0, Loughborough Students III 9 Leicester ...

City's Syrian families in bid to help out refugees - This is Leicestershire Three of the four charity trustees live in Leicester and they are holding a fund-raising meal on Sunday at the University of Leicester.

21 March 2012

How black holes grow to be billions of times the mass of our sun - Daily Mail However, University of Leicester researchers believe they've found the answer – the black holes funnel in 'food' from multiple directions.

Spring has sprung – now more of the same please! - This is Leicestershire The 25-year-old University of Leicester medical student was snapped by our photographer as she was surrounded by daffodils in Victoria Park.

Is there too much money in sport - Loughborough News A University of Leicester sociologist has taken part in a conference to ... John Williams, from the University of Leicester Department of Sociology, ...

'Is there too much money in sport?' - 24dash A University of Leicester sociologist has taken part in a conference to ... John Williams, from theUniversity of Leicester Department of Sociology, ...

Diets of Expecting Mothers May Cause Diabetes in Children - CisionWire Recent research from the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester, UK determined that what a mom-to-be eats during pregnancy ...

Planets pile up in popular orbits - Astronomy Now Online ... and the formation of planets, which grow from the cold dust and gas in these discs," explains Richard Alexander of the University of Leicester.

Student sleuths sought for CSI-style summer school - Loughborough News Student sleuths from around the world hoping to enter the field of forensic science are set to take part in the University of Leicester's CSI-style summer ...

20 March 2012

Follow the Sun 2012 - Swinburne University Media Centre ... now in its third year - today hosted by the University of Southern Queensland, the UK's University of Leicester and Canada's Athabasca University.

Stellar 'Speed Bumps' Could Shape Baby Star Systems - Discovery News

Stars put up safety barriers for planets - New Scientist

Gaps around stars lead to planet pile-ups - Futurity

Shows mark International Women's Day - This is Leicestershire Let's Celebrate festival took place at the University of Leicester on Saturday to celebrate women's contributions to society. Women took part in workshops ...

Hungry black holes eat two courses at once - New Scientist "We know they managed to grow very quickly after the big bang," says Andrew King at the University of Leicester, UK. Supermassive black holes were already ...

Giant planet pileups in far-flung star systems: Computer says yes - Register ... a plausible explanation for the pile-ups of giant planets observed recently detected in exoplanet surveys," says Richard Alexander of Leicester uni.

Basement Jaxx To Play Leicester University Students Union - Stereoboard.com Electronic dance-duo Basement Jaxx have confirmed a show at Leicester University Students Union for Thursday 10th May. Tickets for Basement Jaxx are onsale ...

Suren Movsisyan: “I believe, Leicester University is hereby ... - Panorama.am Early February Leicester University Law School of United Kingdom announced ... As an Alumnus of the University of Leicester, I usually look through the ...

19 March 2012

For giant gas planets, starlight shapes orbits in young solar systems - Alaska Dispatch Using computer simulations of young solar systems, astronomers Richard Alexander of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom and Ilaria Pascucci of ...

The Local Historians Theme Revisited - Loughborough News A leading academic at the University of Leicester will propose a new approach to the study of local history at a public lecture on March 20.

Mesquite Trees Displacing Southwestern Grasslands - UA News... more popular than others, resulting in "planet pileups" and "planet deserts," researchers from the UA and the University of Leicester have discovered.

18 March 2012

Battle of the Broomsticks: Keele University Soars to Victory in ... - PAB News The first official Quidditch matches in the UK took place last week between teams from the University of Leicester and Keele University.

Leicester Celebrates International Women's Day - PAB News UK – On the 8th of March, Leicester University hosted a conference jointly with ... Social and Arts Day, in conjunction with the University of Leicester.

17 March 2012

Iconic building is focus of Leicester talk - Loughborough News Britain's most iconic building of the mid 20th Century will be the subject of the 14th Annual Industry Lecture at the University of Leicester's Department ...

Location is everything - This is Leicestershire It's part-furnished, and in a quiet cul-de-sac just a short walk from exclusive shopping areas and Leicester University's Botanic Gardens.

16 March 2012

Question time for Blunkett - This is Leicestershire About 100 students were at the event organised by the University of Leicester's Student Labour Society. Mr Blunkett was grilled by society treasurer Sean ...

Leicester partnering World Sidecar Champions - Loughborough News The Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester is collaborating with Ben and Tom Birchall, former World Sidecar Champions, to improve the ...

History of the English language celebrated at University of Leicester - Loughborough News Three linguistics experts from the University of Leicester will give readings from their latest books – which together span the history of the English ...

15 March 2012

You're Only Going to Understand What I Mean by 'Peng' if You're My ... - Huffington Post UK I teach a course on slang at the University of Leicester. Third years that choose to do the course put a glossary of their own slang online and are assessed ...

Providing the vital chance for people of all ages to learn - This is Leicestershire I was interested to read the article by University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor Professor Bob Burgess on lifelong learning (First Person, March 5).

University gets the green light for new medical training centre - This is Leicestershire Plans by Leicester University to build a medical training centre to house 2350 staff and students have been approved. Councillors agreed this week to give ...

14 March 2012

Leicester university medical training centre approved - BBC News A £30m medical training centre for the University of Leicester has been granted planning approval. The six-storey building will be built on land at the ...

Staying seated could up diabetes risk for women, study finds - Drug Store News Researchers from the departments of health sciences and cardiovascular sciences at University of Leicester in England assessed more than 500 men and women ...

Top scientist pays visit - This is Leicestershire He will be greeted by University of Leicester vice-chancellor Professor Sir Robert Burgess. The university has links in Pakistan, including with the ...

Leicester centre redevelops with JBL & BSS - L&Si Online UK - The University of Leicester has completely redeveloped one of its primary conference facilities in the Oadby Student Village, transforming Gilbert ...

Botox could be used to treat bladder problems - FemaleFirst.co.uk Researchers at the University of Leicester have found, from a four-year study, that a single treatment of botox was very effective at relieving symptoms, ...

Overactive Bladder Syndrome to Be Treated With Botox - TopNews New Zealand The research has been done by a team from the Leicester University and it was found that this could be a revolutionary treatment for this condition.

13 March 2012

After erasing wrinkles, botox jab to fix bladders - Times of India Researchers at Leicester University in the UK found that injecting a small quantity of the toxic directly into the wall of the bladder improves symptoms in ...

Botox - a potential for therapy of weak bladders in women - News-Medical.net ... journal European Urology, was carried out at eight uro-gynecology centers in the UK from 2006 to 2009 by researchers from the University of Leicester.

Botox 'effective' against urinary incontinence - Netdoctor Researchers at the University of Leicester conducted a four-year study involving 240 women with severe detrusor overactivity (DO) - a condition that occurs ...

Botox treats bladder problems? - HealthJockey.com In such a scenario, a team from the University of Leicester has found an apparent solution for urinary incontinence in the form of Botox treatments.

Botox could help women with bladder complaints - This is Leicestershire Dr Douglas Tincello, senior lecturer at the University of Leicester, said: "We found a single treatment with botulinum toxin was very effective.

University of Leicester palaeontologist helps to unlock fossil ... - Loughborough News A University of Leicester palaeontologist has been involved in a study of arguably the most important fossil deposit in the world - the Burgess Shale of ...

Cash injection for university - This is Leicestershire The University of Leicester is one of 13 universities to benefit from cash from the Government's Department of Business Innovation and Skills following a ...

Quidditch casts a spell despite loss - This is Leicestershire Quidditch players from the University of Leicester have been defeated in the first official game played in the UK. Hosts Keele University brought their own ...

12 March 2012

University of Leicester cited amongst UKs most innovative universities - Loughborough News The University of Leicester has been cited amongst the UK's most innovative universities winning a share of £750000 to support outstanding projects that are ...

University of Leicester researcher wins Outstanding Scholar Award - Loughborough News Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, of the University of Leicester Department of Health Sciences, has received a Senior Investigator award valued in the region of ...

Powerful treatment provides effective relief for urinary ... - Loughborough News The study from the University of Leicester was led by Dr. Douglas Tincello, ... Dr Tincello, of theUniversity of Leicester's Department of Cancer Studies ...

Eminent Pakistani scientist to visit University of Leicester - Loughborough News An inspirational scientist and Fellow of the Royal Society, who became the first scientist from the Muslim world to win the prestigious UNESCO Science Prize ...

Scrutinising Forensic Science in CSI - Loughborough News - 12 Mar 2012

The University of Leicester's forensic expert Dr John Bond hopes to answer this question and more at an open seminar on Thursday March 15.

Altrincham student takes part in Britain's first quidditch match - Messenger Newspapers Jack Hill, a second year ancient history and history student, formed the University of Leicester's muggle quidditch team in January.

Double Award Success for Leicester Conferences - Venues.org.uk Leicester Conferences at the University of Leicester recently celebrated their winning success at the 2012 Meetings and Incentive Travel National Industry ...

11 March 2012

Muggles master their quaffles for first British Quidditch match - Metro The first official match was held at the weekend and Keele University beat Leicester University 2-1. To play the game, opposing teams of seven have to put ...

Students get on their brooms (but don't take to the skies) for the ... - Daily Mail ... There was plenty of broom for error today as the first official UK quidditch match was played between teams from Keele and Leicester University.

10 March 2012

The Life of Slang, By Julie Coleman - The Independent Julie Coleman, professor of English at Leicester University, thinks they're both wrong. Slang is not a product "of poor breeding and poor taste" or a sign ...

Bishop to give a free lecture - This is Leicestershire The lecture takes place in the Rattray Lecture Theatre on the University of Leicester campus at 5.30pm on Tuesday. It is free and open to the public.

Student Properties With Finance - Principal International The project is located within a few minutes walk of De Montfort University and conveniently located for Leicester University. This excellent project offers ...

Research involving University of Leicester identified among worlds ... - Loughborough News Analysis of the Anthropocene has been led by University of Leicester geologists Jan Zalasiewicz and Chair of the international Anthropocene Working Group ...

Earths inner secrets revealed through groundbreaking research - Loughborough News - 10 Mar 2012

A University of Leicester academic is set to showcase his - literally - groundbreaking research in the House of Commons. His research makes it possible to ...

Students to vote for best academic teachers - Loughborough News The University of Leicester's award-winning campaign to highlight outstanding teaching will return next week, as students get the chance to vote for their ...

Seeking science solutions - Loughborough News The correct solution may be the only one that will fit, as University of Leicester computer science expert Professor Rick Thomas will explain in a public ...

9 March 2012

Archbishop of Westminster to speak at University of Leicester - Loughborough News The Archbishop of Westminster, the President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, will speak at the University of Leicester on Tuesday ...

8 March 2012

Protest petition after gym sell-off - This is Leicestershire As reported in the Mercury last month, more than 1000 customers of the Nuffield Health and Fitness Centre, on the University of Leicester's main campus, ...

Society honours pioneer scientist - This is Leicestershire Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, of the University of Leicester, is being recognised for his achievements in the field of research and development.

Do we age as a consequence of being protected against cancer? - News-Medical.net The role of one of our genes which protects us from cancer but could also cause us to age will be explained in a lecture at the University of Leicester.

University of Leicester takes learning into the heart of conflict ... - 24dash University of Leicester criminologists have designed a course specifically to meet the needs of international development workers deployed in post-conflict ...

When was the Tudor Revolution - Loughborough News A new study at the University of Leicester shows some surprising origins of a famous historian's most famous claim - in a need to get published.

Biochemist finds the formula for storytelling success - Loughborough News Science and fiction have proved a winning combination for a University of Leicester biochemist who has received a prestigious award for his latest novel - a ...

Girls set to shine a light for lucky lads - Loughborough News Leicester Uni Does Take Me Out, organised by the Students' Union, will follow the same format ...Percy Gee Building, University of Leicester, University Road.

Leicester Lovegoods ready for Keele encounter - Loughborough News Now the sport is taking off amongst University of Leicester students, ... Second year student Jack Hill, who formed the University of Leicester Muggle ...

University of Leicester celebrates International Womens Day - Loughborough News Students and staff from University of Leicester and Eva Organization for Women (EOW) are hosting two free events to raise awareness of, and celebrate ...

Leicester experts in 'major step' in fight against kidney disease - This is Leicestershire Scientists at the University of Leicester, working with doctors at Leicester's hospitals, have found a way of testing and improving the quality of donated ...

Media role in disorder considered - This is Leicestershire Dr Paul Reilly, from the University of Leicester, spoke at a seminar organised by security consultants Global MSC Security. His talk focused on the police ...

Biochemical Switch Linked To Stroke And Heart Disease - How It ... - Medical News Today The science journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , has reported that scientists from the University of Leicester and Cardiff University ...

Glowing results for Eartheat Ltd after University Support - bdaily Wigston-based green energy company Eartheat has transformed the way it does business thanks to timely marketing expertise from the University of Leicester's ...

£30m medical centre looks set for go-ahead - This is Leicestershire Plans to build a University of Leicester medical training centre to house 2350 staff and students look set to be approved next week.

 

7 March 2012

Biochemist finds the formula for storytelling success - 24dash Science and fiction have proved a winning combination for a University of Leicester biochemist who has received a prestigious award for his latest novel - a ...

University of Leicester celebrates International Women's Day - 24dash Students and staff from University of Leicester and Eva Organization for Women (EOW) are hosting two free events to raise awareness of, and celebrate ...

When was the Tudor Revolution? - 24dash A new study at the University of Leicester shows some surprising origins of a famous historian's most famous claim - in a need to get published.

Pilot study reveals trends in women's surname choices - 24dash A pilot study at the University of Leicester has uncovered emerging trends ... Dr Jane Pilcher, of the University of Leicester Department of Sociology, ...

It's all in the name - Yahoo! Lifestyle UK A pilot study taken by Dr Jane Pilcher from the University of Leicester Sociology Department looks at whether woman change their surname after they get ...

Students help highlight plight of asylum seekers - This is Leicestershire The University of Leicester's first Refugee Week has been organised by students to give a voice to refugees. The week, which runs until Friday, is featuring ...

Richard III students learn art of the Shakespearean fight at ... - Loughborough News University of Leicester students will swap their pens for swords to learn the art of Shakespearean stage fighting at Bosworth battlefield on March 7.

Leicester theatre group takes to national stage - Loughborough News ... learning disabilities will showcase their work on a national stage as part of a conference at Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's art centre.

Students get unique opportunity to be involved in publishing industry - Loughborough News Students taking English at the University of Leicester will gain a unique opportunity to acquire hands-on experience of the publishing industry.

Students Get Unique Opportunity To Be Involved In Publishing Industry - Booktrade.info Students taking English at the University of Leicester will gain a unique opportunity to acquire hands-on experience of the publishing industry.

Students get unique opportunity to be involved in publishing industry - 24dash Students taking English at the University of Leicester will gain a unique opportunity to acquire hands-on experience of the publishing industry.

6 March 2012

The case against DNA - Telegraph.co.uk Page 7, Undergraduate Prospectus 2005 Photo: UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER By William Langley Sitting in the dock of a brightly lit courtroom, David Butler cocks ...

New insight into how 'chemical switch' that increases risk of ... - Science Daily The work was led by a team at the University of Leicester, working in ... Lead researcher Professor Richard Evans, of the University of Leicester Department ...

Scientists to investigate biochemical switch: P2X1 receptor - News-Medical.net The work was led by a team at the University of Leicester, working in collaboration with Cardiff University, to investigate the 'biochemical switch' ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - Health24.com Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Sedentary women 'more likely to develop diabetes' - Best Medical Cover Researchers at the University of Leicester found that women over the age of 40 who spent long periods of time sitting down had a much higher risk of ...

'Sitting Around' Boosts Diabetes - Newsmax Health Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences said an analysis of 500 workers – age 40 and older ...

Inactive Women At A Higher Risk Of Developing Diabetes Than Men - HealthExpress According to research conducted by the University of Leicester, women who sit ... The research was conducted by a team from the University of Leicester's ...

Leicester theatre group takes to national stage - 24dash ... learning disabilities will showcase their work on a national stage as part of a conference at Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's art centre.

Richard III students learn art of the Shakespearean fight at ... - 24dash University of Leicester students will swap their pens for swords to learn the art of Shakespearean stage fighting at Bosworth battlefield on March 7.

Rare meteorite fireball seen - This is Leicestershire Dr John Bridges, from the University of Leicester's Space Research Centre, said the meteorite was a rare and fantastic sight as it passed across the country ...

Scientists find genetic link for coronary heart disease - Cordis News An international team of researchers led by the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom has identified a genetic link for coronary artery disease ...

Leicester academic to speak on police use of social media - Loughborough News A University of Leicester expert on politics and new media has been asked to speak at the Global MSC Security seminar on CCTV Budget Cuts and the Riots on ...

Is the Euro destined to collapse - Loughborough News The event at the Lloyd's Building is part of Leicester Exchanges, a forum for live and online debates spearheaded by the University of Leicester tackling ...

Students raise asylum awareness - Loughborough News The University of Leicester's first Refugee Week, organised entirely by students, aims to give a voice to refugees in Leicester and promote the human rights ...

Researchers announce new advance in body 'chemical switch' study - Science Codex The work was led by a team at the University of Leicester, working in ... Lead researcher Professor Richard Evans, of the University of Leicester Department ...

Researchers announce new advance in body 'chemical switch' study - Insciences Organisation The work was led by a team at the University of Leicester, working in ... Lead researcher Professor Richard Evans, of the University of Leicester Department ...

Researchers announce new advance in body 'chemical switch' study - EurekAlert The work was led by a team at the University of Leicester, working in ... Lead researcher Professor Richard Evans, of the University of Leicester Department ...

Researchers announce new advance in body 'chemical switch' study - Medical Xpress Credit: University of Leicester Scientists investigating a 'biochemical switch' ... The work was led by a team at the University of Leicester, working in ...

Near-Term Infants at Risk for Poor Health in Childhood - Medscape Elaine M. Boyle, MD, from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom, and colleagues analyzed longitudinal data on 18818 infants born in the United Kingdom ...

5 March 2012

Women sitting for long periods develop diabetes? - HealthJockey.com A study by professionals at the University of Leicester has shown that women who stay seated for extended time periods could be more susceptible to type 2 ...

Sedentary lifestyles increase diabetes risk in women - Barchester Healthcare These are the finding of a new study at the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences. Researchers found that women ...

Women at greater risk of diabetes - This is Leicestershire More than 500 men and women aged 40 and over were studied by a team from the University of Leicester's health sciences and cardiovascular sciences ...

Sitting around ups diabetes risk in women - Netdoctor Scientists at the University of Leicester assessed more than 500 men and women, recording how much time they spent sitting down over the course of a week.

Sedentary women are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes - Active Quote Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences assessed over 500 men and women over the age of 40 ...

Longer Sitting Hours Could Put Women At The Risk Of Developing ... - TopNews United States The study was conducted by the researchers of the University of Leicester. For the study, the researchers analyzed the sitting of habits of 500 men and ...

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Higher For Women - TopNews New Zealand This has been revealed according to a recent research done by a team from the University of Leicester. The Department of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular ...

Leicester academic to speak on police use of social media - 24dash A University of Leicester expert on politics and new media has been asked to speak at the Global MSC Security seminar on CCTV Budget Cuts and the Riots on ...

Is the Euro destined to collapse? - 24dash The event at the Lloyd's Building is part of Leicester Exchanges, a forum for live and online debates spearheaded by the University of Leicester tackling ...

Students raise asylum awareness - 24dash The University of Leicester's first Refugee Week, organised entirely by students, aims to give a voice to refugees in Leicester and promote the human rights ...

We're widening the access to lifelong learning - This is Leicestershire A decade ago, in the early stages of my career as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester, I had the pleasure of launching a community initiative ...

£1 million needed to equip the centre - This is Leicestershire The centre, on the Glenfield Hospital site, it is being built by the University of Leicester, which has committed more than £6 million to the development.

Prize-winning photograph captures heart of Leicester city - This is Leicestershire The Mercury joined forces with Highcross and the University of Leicester for the competition, which aimed to raise awareness of the fund-raising campaign ...

4 March 2012

Women likelier to develop diabetes - Times of India Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Sitting a lot raises women's diabetes risk - Outcome Magazine Dr. Thomas Yates of University of Leicester found women who were sedentary for most of the day are at greater risk of exhibiting the early metabolic defects ...

Sitting a lot raises women's diabetes risk - Dalje.com Dr. Thomas Yates of University of Leicester found women who were sedentary for most of the day are at greater risk of exhibiting the early metabolic defects ...

Sitting a lot raises women's diabetes risk - UPI.com Dr. Thomas Yates of University of Leicester found women who were sedentary for most of the day are at greater risk of exhibiting the early metabolic defects ...

3 March 2012

Women likelier to develop diabetes by simply sitting around - Zee News Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Women likelier to develop diabetes by simply sitting around - Newstrack India Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Women likelier to develop diabetes by simply sitting around - Deccan Chronicle Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Sitting All Day Ups Diabetes Risk - RedOrbit Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - Loughborough News Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - Science Daily Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - Science Codex Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - Medical Xpress Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - EurekAlert Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Preterm Babies Are At Greater Risk of Having Health Problems - TopNews United States The study which has been taken out by researchers from the University of Leicester and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford ...

Being born early 'can hit health' - This is Leicestershire Researchers from the University of Leicester, with colleagues from Liverpool, Oxford and Warwick looked at the health of the children when they were nine ...

Leicester varsity don visits Nigeria - The Nation Newspaper It is organised by the University of Leicester in collaboration with Leadmode Resource Centre and it takes place twice every year (March and October).

Masterchef Tim's healthy hints for students - This is Leicestershire Tim Anderson, the reigning Masterchef champion, gave 75 under-graduates a budget cooking masterclass during a visit to Leicester University.

2 March 2012

Sedentary women more prone to developing type 2 diabetes - News-Medical.net Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - HealthCanal.com Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Diabetes risk from sitting around - 24dash Researchers from the University of Leicester Departments of Health Sciences and Cardiovascular Sciences revealed that women who are sedentary for most of ...

Premature babies at risk for poor health: Study - HealthJockey.com Further affirming this aspect, professionals from the University of Leicester have disclosed that infants born even a few weeks early could face ill health ...

Premature Babies May be At Greater Risk of Poor Health - TopNews United States A group of researchers from the University of Leicester and the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford were of the view that ...

Against bankocracy - Loughborough News On Wednesday, 29th February, Professor Panicos Demetriades will give a presentation for theUniversity of Leicester School of Education entitled 'Against ...

New doctoral inaugural lectures to showcase outstanding university ... - Loughborough News The University of Leicester has announced its upcoming Doctoral Inaugural Lectures for 2011/2012, which celebrate and showcase doctoral graduates who are ...

University of Leicester Educator to Become Google Certified at ... - Loughborough News Google(tm) has selected Dr Jo Badge, PGCE student at the University of Leicester, as an attendee at the next Google Teacher Academy, to be held in London, ...

University of Leicester students host charity run to raise money ... - Loughborough News The University of Leicester UNICEF Society is organising a sponsored run to raise funds for UNICEF's work with disadvantaged children around the world.

University of Leicester to study impact of food and eating on ... - Loughborough News Researchers at the University of Leicester are to carry out a study into how food and eating habits can help to shape children's social skills.

Dance skills on show in fund-raiser - This is Leicestershire The RAG extravaganza, on Monday, in the University of Leicester's O2 Arena will feature an array of dance styles and performers, as well as live bands and a ...

1 March 2012

Town's hospital is top of the class - Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph The hospital has been granted Affiliated Teaching Hospital status by the University of Leicester's Medical School for its consistently high standard of ...

University of Leicester to study impact of food and eating on ... - 24dash Researchers at the University of Leicester are to carry out a study into how food and eating habits can help to shape children's social skills.

 

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