March

Blog Entry Pioneering Space Higher Apprenticeship launch announced by Minister
Programme developed by University of Leicester, Loughborough College and National Space Academy
Blog Entry Fish study aims to uncover novel drugs for human aggression
Ambitious EU project ‘Aggressotype’ seeks to develop new treatments for behaviour
Blog Entry Usain Bolt’s superhuman speed would give him the power of flight on Titan
University of Leicester students have shown that humans could fly like birds on Saturn’s moon while wearing a wingsuit – provided they could get a run up of over 11 metres per second
Blog Entry Public to get a glimpse into cutting edge brain research
University of Leicester scientists will showcase their research findings as part of Brain Awareness Day on Wednesday, 12 March
Blog Entry University of Leicester student helps develop innovative food safety management system
Sandeep Sharma working with the European Safety Bureau through funded SME internship programme
Blog Entry Bringing the untold stories of airline pilots to life
Dr Simon Bennett from the University of Leicester publishes new book on pilot lifestyles
Blog Entry University of Leicester to host acclaimed writer Jonathan Coe
Award-winning author of “The Rotters’ Club” to deliver 3rd Annual Creative Writing Lecture on Wednesday 5 March 2014
Blog Entry Leicester academic joins 100 influencers at major health summit
Professor Mary Dixon-Woods involved in Nuffield Health Summit 2014 to be held on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 March
Blog Entry University of Leicester to host youngest ever Dragons’ Den participant
Emily Webb to speak at Festival of Social Entrepreneurship networking event on Wednesday 12 March
Blog Entry New guidance for preventative action against diabetes
University of Leicester academics help shape National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance
Blog Entry Patients have a right to know – not a duty to know – their diagnosis according to new research
Defensive mechanisms protect patients from fully engaging with bad news say healthcare professionals from the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Bluesky Announces Commercial Trials of Airborne Air Quality Mapper
Satellite prototype developed with Earth observation scientists at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Invitation: Want to know more about health research?
Event at Stamford Court, University of Leicester on Wednesday 19 March
Blog Entry Leicester student takes her science to Parliament
Naomi Allaway to present her research to politicians on Monday 17 March as part of “SET for Britain” national poster competition
Blog Entry New tool will help to reduce wasteful medical research and improve the usability of tried-and-tested treatments, says international panel
University of Leicester academic involved in project
Blog Entry Leading figure in the ‘automotive renaissance’ to speak on the next generation of sporting vehicles
Bob Joyce to give 16th Annual Industry Lecture at the University of Leicester on Thursday 13 March
Blog Entry Geography annual lecture concludes 90th birthday celebrations
Lecture on ‘The Politics of Performing Diverse Economies’ delivered by Professor Katherine Gibson on Wednesday 12 March at University of Leicester
Blog Entry ‘Business managers and bosses could learn important lessons from The Lego Movie’
Professor Martin Parker from the University of Leicester School of Management outlines how The Lego Movie shows what audiences think of large corporations
Blog Entry Drop-in event for Tigers fans: 'Remembering the Baa-Baas Games'
New digital archive project involving University of Leicester to kick-off on Tuesday 18 March
Blog Entry The First UK IgA Nephropathy Patient Information Day 2014
University of Leicester academic organises patient information day for important kidney disease
Blog Entry Careers Launchpad for Space Industry
UK’s first ever event showcasing opportunities in space industry held in Leicester
Blog Entry Lifting the lid on the science and collaborations behind Richard III discovery
Big Bang Fair stand on Richard III highlights interdisciplinary research by University of Leicester in uncovering last Plantagenet king between 13-16 March
Blog Entry Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages
University of Leicester volcanologist involved in new discovery
Blog Entry How to stop elitism in graduate recruitment?
Public debate will ask what recruiters and universities must do to remove barriers to social mobility
Blog Entry University of Leicester to hear from award-winning educational pioneer
Diversity Seminar to focus on “Exploring diverse experience through poetry” at School of Psychology, Tuesday 18 March 2014
Blog Entry Science showcase in Parliament
University of Leicester researchers take part in SET for Britain
Blog Entry Astronaut offers insight for future space pioneers
Belgian Astronaut Frank de Winne inspires the next generation of space engineers in exclusive interview for the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Racing cars on walls would be possible, according to student paper
Driving a racing car at an angle of 90 degrees to the ground could be possible with the right track design, suggest University of Leicester students
Blog Entry My Kingdom for a Knight
University of Leicester theatre group LUTheatre to revive award-winning chess-themed production of Richard III
Blog Entry Planting seeds of good deeds
Students took part in volunteering event, 'Good Deed Day'
Blog Entry Experimental breast cancer drug to be trialled in lung cancer patients
University of Leicester researcher to lead new study
Blog Entry Restrictions to e-cigarette use will be enforced due to social pressures rather than healthcare issues, says academic
University of Leicester Professor to discuss future legislation surrounding e-cigarettes at seminar on Thursday 13 March
Blog Entry £300 million investment to support growth and jobs in UK science
Leicester scientists welcome new investment
Blog Entry Scientists discover new fossil species revealing parental care of the young from 450 million years ago, and name it after Lucina, goddess of childbirth
‘This a very rare and exciting find from the fossil record. Only a handful of examples are known where eggs are fossilized and associated with the parent. This discovery tells us that these ancient tiny marine crustaceans took particular care of their brood in exactly the same way as their living relatives.’ - Professor David Siveter, University of Leicester
Blog Entry Biomedical research facility with animals opens its doors to schools for the first time
Local schools invited to tour biomedical research facility at the University of Leicester during National Science Week - 15-24 March
Blog Entry Archaeologist of the Year award for leader of Richard III dig
Currently Archaeology Awards recognise University of Leicester archaeology expertise – for the second time
Blog Entry The Lancet: Scientists discover epigenetic mechanism that could affect risk of obesity-related disease
University of Leicester cardiovascular expert leads new study that sheds light on effects of obesity
Blog Entry New project to explore social media’s role in Northern Irish parades and protests
University of Leicester academic is investigating how Northern Irish communities use Facebook and Twitter in relation to controversial events
Blog Entry Students to produce charter to ‘Unite the Campus’ at peace conference
University of Leicester International Students’ Association to host first International Peace Conference on 20 March
Blog Entry Leicester to present new award for graduate recruiters tackling elitism
University of Leicester’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Robert Burgess will present a new award for social mobility in graduate recruitment on Thursday, March 20
Blog Entry Cultural heritage of textile industry to be discussed at major international workshop in Jordan, Amman
Interdisciplinary event organised by Dr Mary Harlow from the University of Leicester to take place between 24 – 31 March
Blog Entry Catapult announces three new Centres of Excellence
University of Leicester, University of Nottingham and British Geological Survey in new consortium
Blog Entry Maths gets down to business
University of Leicester to work with business and industry to shape postgraduate degree programmes
Blog Entry Students get green-fingered for campus ‘Good Life’
Green Party Leader to observe student self-sufficiency project at University of Leicester on Thursday 20 March
Blog Entry Researcher takes silver for chemistry display in Parliament
SET for Britain award for Dr Adrian Boatwright from the University of Leicester
Blog Entry ‘King in the Car Park’ documentary wins top television award
Channel 4’s inside story on the Dig for Richard III by University of Leicester archaeologists scoops Royal Television Society award
Blog Entry Genetic evidence for single bacteria cause of sepsis identified for the first time by academic team
University of Leicester academic involved in study into single bacteria causes of systematic disease
Blog Entry Can you drive fast enough to avoid being clocked by speed cameras?
University of Leicester students find it would be possible to become invisible to speed cameras – if you could travel at a sixth of the speed of light
Blog Entry Leicester wins bid to establish maths support centre
New centre enhances opportunities for learning
Blog Entry The Sounds of the Cultural Quarter
New University of Leicester project to investigate sounds of city’s past and present
Blog Entry ‘Privatising Probation: The Consolidation of the Risk Agenda’
Left Realist criminologist delivers latest Scarman Lecture at University of Leicester on Wednesday 26 March
Blog Entry Funding windfall links University of Leicester PhD talent with industry
Prestigious Industrial CASE Studentships will encourage collaboration between Leicester scientists and industry
Blog Entry Driving employability for tomorrow’s Future Leaders
University of Leicester Awards programme with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer students valuable insight into the world of work
Blog Entry Leicester discovery to help predict who will benefit from lung cancer treatment
University of Leicester researchers have discovered the molecular structure of a protein which causes an aggressive type of lung cancer
Blog Entry Leicester top-ranked among UK universities for employing graduates
Public sector recruiting more graduates than finance and retail in East Midlands - The Complete University Guide
Blog Entry Maths students get formula down to a tea
University of Leicester maths students’ equation equals a perfect builders’ brew
Blog Entry Technofossils – an unprecedented legacy left behind by humans
New international study by academics from the University of Leicester highlights unique nature of fossil footprint left behind by mankind
Blog Entry Scientists solve riddle of celestial archaeology
New theory advanced for how collapsed stars become polluted – pointing to ominous fate that awaits planet Earth
Blog Entry Georgian chocolate-making rooms open to public after 300 years
University of Leicester academic's discovery contributes to historic recipe for royal chocolate at Hampton Court Palace
Blog Entry New discovery suggests Ice Age hunters targeted Bradgate Park
University of Leicester Archaeological Services involved in project discovering 15,000 year old remains in Bradgate Park
Blog Entry English Local History leads the way in exciting new collaboration between the University of Leicester and Google’s Niantic Labs
University of Leicester partnership to provide historical information to the popular Field Trip app
Blog Entry Using your loaf to fight brain disease
Experts analyse baker’s yeast to discover potential for combatting neurological conditions like Parkinson’s and even cancer

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