November

Blog Entry World authorities on English slang to converge on Leicester
University of Leicester announces workshop on the research and influences of slang
Blog Entry 'Team Leicester' provides new sporting identity for clubs at University of Leicester
University and Students’ Union win sponsorship for sports clubs
Blog Entry Quality accolade for University of Leicester-based Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
The Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group has been certified as a provider of safe, reliable, high quality health and social care information
Blog Entry World leading centre of excellence in vibrometry to be established at University of Leicester
Hi-tech project in advanced engineering impacts on the automotive, aerospace and space industry sectors
Blog Entry A cricketing century - England vs India, 1911-2011
University of Leicester historian unearths new facts on first-ever ‘Indian’ cricket tour to Britain
Blog Entry University of Leicester development named Project of the Year at East Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards
All-new Percy Gee building at University of Leicester recognised at regional awards ceremony
Blog Entry University of Leicester scholars recognised by top honour
Awards recognise significant contribution made by Leicester Professors
Blog Entry Colm Toìbin to speak at Literary Leicester festival
University of Leicester’s fourth annual Literary Leicester festival, which takes place from 9-12 November, 2011
Blog Entry Gene discovered as cause of fatal condition
Discovery paves way for new methods to treat aneurysms
Blog Entry Leicester leads the way towards a sustainable lake in Africa
University of Leicester Biologists and Geographers work on project for ecologically sustainable source of flowers
Blog Entry New study suggests EU biofuels are as carbon intensive as petrol
University of Leicester research into greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm plantations provides robust measures now being used to inform international policies on greenhouse gas emissions
Blog Entry Leicester involved in discovery of new solar system
Intellectual property from Leicester contributes to new discovery
Blog Entry Caribbean Poetry Performance at Literary Leicester festival
University of Leicester’s fourth annual Literary Leicester festival, which takes place from 9-12 November, 2011
Blog Entry Castles in the desert - satellites reveal lost cities of Libya
Fall of Gaddafi lifts the veil on archaeological treasures
Blog Entry University of Leicester graduate wins top award in prestigious competition
Outstanding work at University recognised by professional body
Blog Entry Using engineering to help developing countries
Free public lecture on 9 November discusses humanitarian and development opportunities for engineers
Blog Entry New research calls for lower limit to be set for South Asian obesity level
Study determines that BMI 23-28 kg/m2 should be limit compared with current limit of BMI 30 kg/m2
Blog Entry Professional doctorates enhance careers and personal development, research shows, as new Doctorate in Education is launched by top university
New study demonstrates professional and personal benefits
Blog Entry ‘Author of the Year’ and former Booker Prize-Winner to speak
University of Leicester hosts Alan Hollinghurst for talk on 12 November
Blog Entry New research finds extreme antisocial personality predicts gang membership
University of Leicester study based on survey of male prisoners
Blog Entry Breakthrough in understanding the genetics of high blood pressure
Study co-authored by University of Leicester cardiovascular expert identifies key genetic mechanisms that help control blood pressure
Blog Entry University of Leicester joins national day to fight confusion over tuition fees
Events for teachers and prospective students on Student Finance Day, 14 November 2011
Blog Entry Is there a future for magistrates?
Leicester Lit & Phil lecture on 14 November examines 650 years of the Justice of the Peace Act 1361
Blog Entry ‘If we’re going to get looked at anyway, we might as well get paid for it’
Exhibition of historical portraits of people with disabilities interpreted through the voices, experiences and views of disabled people today
Blog Entry When is an Olympian a cheat?
Olympics lecture at University of Leicester discusses morality of sporting enhancements
Blog Entry Researchers dig out huge variations in allotment charges
Study by University of Leicester highlights charges varying from 1p/sqm to 55p/sqm
Blog Entry WISE project creates business and jobs and empowers communities in Leicester
Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby welcomes the WISE programme and the support for development and growth of local social enterprises that it brings
Blog Entry Gold, Silver, Bronze - and Green
Awards scheme provides students with employability skills by engaging in environmental initiatives
Blog Entry University of Leicester research project shortlisted for major regional award
Food and Drink iNet Innovation Awards winners to be announced on 17 November
Blog Entry Cervical smears can be humiliating and stressful, says new study from University of Leicester
Research calls for more personalised approach to smear tests
Blog Entry Lecture focuses on city's space research
University of Leicester space scientist delivers first City Mayor's Lecture on 23 November
Blog Entry Pioneering study looks at links between being born early and struggling with maths
University of Leicester leads Action Medical Research project on maths skills in children
Blog Entry 'Digital Literacy and Self-Regulation Online: Insights for Policy'
ESRC Seminar Series: ‘Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights’
Blog Entry Unlocking the promise of future diabetes research
Diabetes UK announces funding of C-peptide study
Blog Entry University of Leicester creates knowledge hubs to tackle issues of local and global importance
New investment will boost knowledge economy and bring benefits of research to the region
Blog Entry Picasso ceramics subject of next Lit & Phil meeting
Unique collection entrusted to the City of Leicester examined on 21 November
Blog Entry Tilt’s Leicester Liming, Saturday 19 November
A mix of poetry, music and dancing all under one roof
Blog Entry Tailored training takes quarry managers from “chalk”-face to rock-face
University of Leicester delivers qualification for quarrying industry
Blog Entry University of Leicester appoints former student as its new Director of Finance
Economics graduate Martyn Riddleston has been named as the new Director of Finance
Blog Entry Keeping the family together through new media
Study reveals how new media plays vital role for migrant families
Blog Entry University of Leicester students show heart is where their home is
New campaign instils pride in the neighbourhood
Blog Entry Quantum scientist to bring uncertainty to education
New seminar series aims to enliven educational thinking and practice with insights from other disciplines
Blog Entry The bandage that tells you when you have an infection
Exciting new technology explained at University of Leicester on 24 November
Blog Entry Student's career gets off to a flying start
University space project leads to success upon success for A level student
Blog Entry Vince Cable says LLEP is making excellent progress
Enterprise partnership includes University of Leicester's Vice-Chancellor as board member
Blog Entry Use of space technology to detect fake whisky scoops innovation award
Winners announced in the Food and Drink iNet Innovation Awards 2011
Blog Entry Leicester academic to speak on ecrime and cyber-threats at policy seminar
Expert to discuss role of social media in spreading disorder on 24 November
Blog Entry Highcross hosts heart appeal for local hospital
University of Leicester student volunteers raise funds for new heart research centre at Glenfield Hospital
Blog Entry Former NASA astronaut to lecture on ‘The end of the shuttle program and the future of human space flight’
First astronaut to log 1,000 hours on the Space Shuttle to speak at the University of Leicester on 13 December
Blog Entry Exploring the Funding Minefield for SMEs
Funding Workshop - Thursday 24th November 2011, The Curve, Leicester
Blog Entry Unique array of crafts on sale
Works by some of the region’s finest makers are now on sale at Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester’s arts centre
Blog Entry The star-crossed stone
Mysterious archaeological finds of fossil sea urchins examined at Leicester Lit & Phil Society meeting
Blog Entry Coalition pursuing 'lunatic' policy on schools, academic claims
Former head teacher and University of Leicester academic criticises school reforms
Blog Entry University of Leicester wins national award for outstanding contribution to innovation and technology
Revolutionary device developed by University of Leicester, in collaboration with biotech SME HealthStats in Singapore and the NHS, wins Times Higher Education Award.
Blog Entry Women are best at being social on social media, according to a new study
Results of extensive study reveals gender divide in use of social media- and how celebrities exploit social media to connect with their fans.
Blog Entry Giving World Online goes nationwide with University of Leicester expertise
More jobs, a rise in donations, less landfill and fewer people in need
Blog Entry Students take appeal to heart
University of Leicester students collect donations for the Cardiovascular Research Centre Appeal
Blog Entry New Doctoral Inaugural Lectures to showcase outstanding University researchers
Four outstanding PhD graduates showcase cutting-edge research in University of Leicester lectures
Blog Entry Students conductors compete in The Maestro Factor
University of Leicester sets stage for talent contest
Blog Entry Breakthrough in the battle against malaria
Study identifies new ways to kill the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum
Blog Entry A new star in the Christmas sky
University of Leicester scientists involved in ‘Christmas Burst’ discovery

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