September

Blog Entry University of Leicester researchers hope to discover the perfect amount of sun for your skin
University of Leicester researchers hope to use innovative tests to reveal how much skin damage occurs at different light intensities
Blog Entry Two University of Leicester scientists receive prestigious honour
Royal Society announces new round of esteemed Wolfson Research Merit Awards
Blog Entry Charity invests £150,000 into kidney research
Four research projects at University of Leicester benefit from funding injection
Blog Entry New short courses for interpreters to bring translation into the community
University of Leicester courses provide introduction to interpreting for bilinguals
Blog Entry New sculpture tours at University of Leicester Botanic Garden exhibition
University’s Sculpture in the Garden exhibition to hold two free sculpture tours on 5 and 24 September
Blog Entry New research shows that Richard III suffered from roundworm infection
University of Leicester archaeologists involved in examination of new microscope images of remains
Blog Entry Our living planet: Earth’s ‘CO2 breathing’ and more seen from space
University of Leicester scientists involved in project to map global distribution of climate relevant gases from space
Blog Entry University of Leicester receives £950,000 funding to kickstart collaborations with local enterprise
New scheme will place 18 high quality graduates to undertake collaborative research and development with small to medium sized businesses
Blog Entry What’s that smell? Conference to explore the science of ‘odor space’
University of Leicester engineering expert co-organises international conference exploring the science behind how we perceive odours from 4 to 7 September
Blog Entry Learn about the paintings of Anthony van Dyck at Lamport Hall
A series of University of Leicester-hosted lectures on Tuesday 10 September, will cover the life and work of 17th century artist Anthony van Dyck
Blog Entry Leicester conference to explore cultural changes in the French-speaking world
International conference at University of Leicester from 5-7 September to examine changes in French and Francophone societies – particularly in light of the Arab spring
Blog Entry Cancer Survivor and Cancer Research Specialist Cycle together to Amsterdam as part of the Hope Against Cancer Clogs and Cleats Cycle Ride with Martin Johnson
Blog Entry Leicester Cathedral Quarter Partnership Board formed
University of Leicester joins local public bodies in helping development of 'The Cathedral Quarter'
Blog Entry Lost Tudor sculptures reassembled with help from 3D scanning
Two tomb monuments – including one designed for Henry VIII’s illegitimate son - have been studied by University of Leicester experts in a show from September 7
Blog Entry International experts in phase field modelling to present research at Leicester
The University of Leicester is hosting a workshop on the mathematical concept of phase field modelling from September 9 to 11
Blog Entry Hope Against Cancer announce an impressive send off for the Clogs and Cleats Cycle Ride to Amsterdam with Martin Johnson
Charity ride from 7th – 11th September 2013 begins from University of Leicester hall of residence
Blog Entry Synthetic polymer could stop the spread of HIV
University of Leicester biochemist plays role in discovery of potential HIV ‘inhibitor’
Blog Entry New research shows that watching television can be a factor in accent change
University of Leicester expert involved in study which shows watching “EastEnders” is changing certain aspects of the Scottish accent
Blog Entry Spirit of NHS is willing, but flesh is often weak, finds largest ever study of culture and behaviour
University of Leicester academic authors study that shows high quality care in England often mired in unclear goals, excessive box ticking and regulation, and variable staff support.
Blog Entry Report looks at universities’ response to higher fees
Universities UK conference at University of Leicester sees the launch of new report
Blog Entry As university heads gather at Leicester, new calculations show how the university boosts regional economy by £729 million
Figures revealed as university leaders gather for the Universities UK annual conference on Tuesday 10 September at University of Leicester
Blog Entry CASE Europe Announces Recipients of Prestigious Awards at Annual Conference
Winners from Universities of Birmingham, Warwick, Leicester, Other Institutions
Blog Entry Wood works by young prodigies join giants of the art world
More sculptures arrive at the University of Leicester Botanic Garden
Blog Entry New guidebook tells city's King Richard III story
Book launch takes place on Wednesday 11 September
Blog Entry Major European study involving Leicester experts aims to reduce radiotherapy side-effects
University of Leicester researchers are leading key elements of REQUITE, a £5 million study funded by the European Union
Blog Entry Five-years on, the credit crisis has mutated into a “dangerous new form”, expert warns
Five-year anniversary of Lehman bankruptcy Sunday September 15
Blog Entry Intelligent use of electronic data helps the medicine go down, say researchers
New study shows how ‘technovigilance’ can help to save lives in hospitals
Blog Entry Video games improve your motion perception – but only when walking backwards
New research by University of Leicester psychologists examines whether action video game players have superior motion perception
Blog Entry Lord Grocott to officially open University of Leicester sports centres
Official Opening of The Roger Bettles Sports Centre and The Danielle Brown Sports Centre
Blog Entry Richard III researcher to share story with public
Geneticist to recount moment she successfully sequenced and matched King’s DNA
Blog Entry A year of discoveries showcased at the University of Leicester
Key figures in Mars exploration, and the Search for Richard III give their insights in public talks on Saturday, 21 September 2013
Blog Entry New web resources for the history of Leicestershire’s schools
University of Leicester students to present their research on local history of education at public event on Thursday 19 September
Blog Entry FutureLearn to launch unique social online learning experience, delivering free university courses to learners around the world
University of Leicester to deliver free course related to Richard III
Blog Entry New research project to uncover the history of chickens
University of Leicester archaeologist involved in project
Blog Entry Groundbreaking procedure using novel ‘paper-clip’ style device to treat high blood pressure
University of Leicester and Glenfield Hospital consultant carries out first operation with innovative implant
Blog Entry University of Leicester expertise at forensic science conference in China
Two forensic researchers have been invited by the Chinese Government to speak about their research
Blog Entry University of Leicester supplies student village home for Academy newcomers
University of Leicester and Leicester Tigers in collaboration
Blog Entry University of Leicester hosts national supercomputing meeting, showcasing science from the smallest and largest scales
UK researchers will come to the University of Leicester to showcase the first year of findings from a new national supercomputing facility at DiRAC Day 2013 on Monday, 23 September
Blog Entry University of Leicester chosen as University of the Year runner-up in first ever joint Sunday Times/Times guide
Leicester climbs to 14th place out of over 120 institutions in The Times/Sunday Times University Guide
Blog Entry New research on inherited herpesvirus may have implications for transplantation
Research from the University of Leicester shows that inherited human herpesvirus 6, carried by 1% of population, affects telomere stability and may reactivate
Blog Entry Leicester Cathedral reveals Richard lll tomb
Stone fit for a King
Blog Entry Leicester leads two groundbreaking trials into treatments for asbestos-related cancer
University of Leicester’s Professor Dean Fennell leads national and international studies into potential treatments for mesothelioma
Blog Entry Leicester artists reimagine museum artefacts as art for exhibition
Pieces inspired by items from the New Walk Museum will feature in an exhibition at the opening at the University of Leicester on Thursday, 26 September
Blog Entry College Hall’s history preserved in time capsule
The University of Leicester’s new College Court conference venue will commemorate the site’s history as a hall of residence with the burial of a time capsule on Tuesday, 1 October
Blog Entry Patrick Moore – Public Event
Celebration of the life of astronomer and Leicester honorary graduate on 28 September
Blog Entry University of Leicester welcomes families of new students
Family Programme Parents’ Receptions: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 2013
Blog Entry College students to learn about post WWII migration for Black History Season
University of Leicester expert Dr Margaret Byron to lead session on colonialism and migrant labour on Thursday, 26 September
Blog Entry The hunt for alien life
University of Leicester holds unique opportunity for an evening with distinguished scientist on Thursday 17 October
Blog Entry A Prosecution Service for the 21st Century
Director of Public Prosecutions to talk at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 2 October
Blog Entry Coastal animals have their own tidal timer - separate from the 24-hour body clock
University of Leicester researchers publish paper revealing an independent tidal clock in coastal animals
Blog Entry The Magnificent Seven
University of Leicester celebrates seven academic milestones in its history
Blog Entry Meet the Sky at Night Team
University of Leicester's Space Research Centre host event to celebrate Sir Patrick Moore's life

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