October

Blog Entry Management degree offers new benefits to voluntary sector
New distance learning course from University of Leicester
Blog Entry Leicester faith and place trail launch
University of Leicester archaeologists at the Museum & Art Gallery, New Walk, on 7th October
Blog Entry Booktrust Project for Children aged 7-13 wins Award for Excellence
Project founded by University of Leicester academic wins accolade
Blog Entry The Future of Medical Research
MRC Head to give lecture at University of Leicester on Wednesday 12 October
Blog Entry Time Team's Mick Aston to deliver public lecture
Greatest living exponent of archaeology and local history on television to speak at University of Leicester on 6 October at 2.15pm
Blog Entry University of Leicester students raise nearly £126,000 for charities
Record Success for charitable students
Blog Entry Print Out exhibition celebrates double anniversary
Printing making exhibition at Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester’s arts centre, from 10 October
Blog Entry Toxins, mutagens and the dangers to your DNA
Public lectures on 11 October explore the reality of toxic damage
Blog Entry University of Leicester gets top marks for educational visits
Botanic Garden helps children learn outside the classroom
Blog Entry £5 million sports development in Oadby
University of Leicester holds ground-breaking ceremony
Blog Entry Children’s intensive care comes under scrutiny
New report published by Universities of Leicester and Leeds
Blog Entry Economics expert says it pays to be vague in the world of banking
Bankers’ vagueness helps financial stability, according to University of Leicester economist
Blog Entry Leicester Based Research Study Highlighted in National Report
National Institute for Health Research features University of Leicester diabetes study
Blog Entry UKERC awards £2M for topical energy projects
University of Leicester to lead project on Global Gas Security
Blog Entry Stunning development at University of Leicester increases awards tally
Percy Gee Building wins Design Excellence Award
Blog Entry After the Riots: Analysis and Public Debate
Community activists and sociologists to discuss English riots, Saturday, 15th October, 10.30am-5.30pm at the Birmingham Midland Institute, Birmingham
Blog Entry Dickens and Murder
Lecture explores influence of 19th century forensics on classic author on 17 October
Blog Entry Hatch: Fresh
Free event brought to you by Embrace Arts
Blog Entry Metal shortages alert from leading geologists
Inexorable demand for consumer goods places strain on supply of metals
Blog Entry Campaign offers support for students' mental health
University of Leicester initiative coincides with World Mental Health Day
Blog Entry Embrace Arts: Short Fuse writing workshop and Séance event this Halloween
This Halloween why not experience something spooky, creative and ground breaking?
Blog Entry Tiny fossil fragment reveals giant-but ugly-truth
Fossil in London’s Natural History Museum is part of biggest-ever toothed pterosaur from dinosaur era
Blog Entry University of Leicester researchers celebrate 'double hat trick' in heart research awards
Third-year in a row for national accolades by University researchers at Glenfield Hospital
Blog Entry Social media study reveals unreported truths on the nature of street protests
Academic analyses 70 YouTube videos and commentaries to highlight use of social media in protests
Blog Entry University of Leicester Percy Gee Building is Only UK Finalist in Global Greenbuild Competiton
Annual competition aims to jump-start the discussion on how we might retrofit entire cities to fight climate change
Blog Entry University of Leicester to Commercialise Ground Breaking Research with Design Council Programme
University of Leicester is one of only seven universities in Britain to win support to turn smart ideas into viable products through design
Blog Entry University of Leicester announces groundbreaking English language training initiative in Kurdistan - Iraq
New centre opened on 16th October 2011
Blog Entry CSI-style investigation of meteorite hits on Earth
Geologists assess deep impacts of near-Earth object strikes
Blog Entry Holocaust Awareness Week – lecture series
Holocaust Awareness Week events at University of Leicester, 24-27 October
Blog Entry Science and art combine to explode a myth
Red Sprites: Monday 31st October at 6.30pm, University of Leicester
Blog Entry Memoirs of a Biscuit Tin
Quirky and charming Edinburgh smash hit comes to Leicester
Blog Entry Viking boat burial find is UK mainland first
University of Leicester archaeologist involved in discovery
Blog Entry Park research breaks new ground
University of Leicester researcher investigates untold history of public parks
Blog Entry From Pillow Talk to The Hurt Locker: film history lecture series announced
Starting on 24 October with everything you ever wanted to know about Doris Day
Blog Entry The Austerity Olympics– London 1948 and 2012
Public lecture examines how London last hosted a ‘budget’ Olympics
Blog Entry The Northern Lights’ story of sun-formed celestial substorms
Solar winds battle with magnetic shields in public lecture on 25 October
Blog Entry Literary giants at the Literary Leicester festival
University of Leicester’s fourth annual Literary Leicester festival takes place from 9-12 November, 2011
Blog Entry Energy, Environment & Climate Change – Irreconcilable Conflict or Global Opportunity?
Recent events at Fukushima nuclear power plant examined in University of Leicester lecture
Blog Entry University of Leicester commissions consultants to preserve one of Britain's iconic buildings
Famous glass roof of Landmark Stirling-Gowan Engineering Building to be refurbished and preserved
Blog Entry Feel the Breeze: award-winning poet in performance and conversation
University of Leicester hosts Jamaican dub poet Jean Binta Breeze on 26 October
Blog Entry University of Leicester hosts Anglo-Greek symposium on banking and finance
International line-up of speakers on 19 November discusses financial systems and financial crisis
Blog Entry University of Leicester students help with riverside clearance for national volunteering day
Student volunteers take conservation action on 29th October at Bede Park
Blog Entry Company develops revolutionary new crime detection products with University of Leicester expertise
Record turnover, extra jobs and new export markets emerge following University-business partnership
Blog Entry Quality clinical education: why it really matters
Innovative work into teaching psychiatry described at public lecture on November 1
Blog Entry New Hi-tech Study Finds T. rex was Bigger and Grew Faster than Previously Thought
Jane, the T. rex replica at University of Leicester, contributes to new findings
Blog Entry Novel research seeks to locate Scotland's next gold mine
University of Leicester geologists apply new scientific methods to gold prospecting
Blog Entry Vikings and villains
Lecture on 31 October explores the Viking legacy left behind in our genes and surnames
Blog Entry Planets smashed into dust near supermassive black holes
University of Leicester scientist proposes theory for mysterious doughnut-shaped dust clouds
Blog Entry Undergraduates take on future climate challenges
University of Leicester students’ green project in finals of national competition
Blog Entry Tacitus' prism: the reality of Roman Egypt
The origins of prevailing stereotypes of Egypt to be explored in public lecture
Blog Entry University researcher seeks elderly volunteers to help with new study into vision
A University of Leicester student is embarking on new research into visual perception in the elderly.
Blog Entry Here comes the chemistry….regional coordinator appointed
New science champion to work with University of Leicester
Blog Entry Report acknowledges benefits of Special Olympics while calling for modernisation
Project co-led by University of Leicester sociologist

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