November

Blog Entry Plastic surgery has led to the objectification of breasts according to social scientist
University of Leicester academic blames plastic surgery for the commodification of breasts in free public lecture on Tuesday 4 November
Blog Entry Unveiling Joe Orton’s Entertaining Mr Sloane: A Commemorative Pot
Orton Archive acquires ceramic pot complete with handles consisting of a set of false teeth!
Blog Entry University campus becomes Solar System in galactic transformation
University of Leicester students use 3D models across the campus to represent planets in the Solar System
Blog Entry King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester wins major UK tourism award
Award presented at British Guild of Travel Writers’ annual awards ceremony in London
Blog Entry Leading cancer expert to discuss revolutions in treatment
Professor Richard Bayliss to deliver Frank May Prize Lecture at University of Leicester on Monday 10 November
Blog Entry Are UK classrooms outdated? Study finds one in three teachers actively avoids using social media
University of Leicester debate to bring students and teachers together to discuss the future of social media in the classroom
Blog Entry Local author Bali Rai to lead a celebration of the work of Sue Townsend
University of Leicester’s Literary festival: 12-15 November
Blog Entry Space enthusiasts are being given the rare opportunity to name a planet
Unique competition organised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU)
Blog Entry Training new warriors to battle the ‘global culture of fraud and corruption’
University of Leicester team sheds new light on unseen fraud and corruption in the ‘dark side’ of the commercial world
Blog Entry Bringing the voices of Leicestershire World War One veterans to life
University of Leicester’s East Midlands Oral History Archive teams up with Leicester graduate for play informed by those who lived through the war
Blog Entry Life on Mars: NASA astronaut to give public lecture at University of Leicester
Free public lecture on Tuesday 11 November, Bennett Lecture Theatre 1, 6.30pm, University of Leicester
Blog Entry 10,000 hedgehogs invade museum
Thousands of dough critters to help children learn to count as part of University of Leicester and schools project at New Walk Museum
Blog Entry New research finds employee involvement had beneficial effects on how workplaces fared in the recession
Study findings to be presented on 12 November reveal that managements who involve their employees helped their organisation perform better in the recession
Blog Entry Binge drinking in pregnancy can affect child’s mental health and school results
University of Leicester Professor involved in research project
Blog Entry University of Leicester astrophysicist highlights scheme which aims to fund £1 million of community science projects through the Royal Astronomical Society
Unique ideas sought from December onwards to raise interest in astronomy – including for those afraid of the dark
Blog Entry ‘One of the largest ever’ complete works to shed new light on life and times of Brideshead Revisited author
New Evelyn Waugh material to be discussed at University of Leicester Literary Leicester festival public event on Wednesday 12 November
Blog Entry Toxic mix of fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods fuelling diabetes and obesity epidemic
New study led by University of Leicester reveals that there is TWICE the number of fast-food outlets in inner city neighbourhoods with high density non-white ethnic minority groups and in socially deprived areas
Blog Entry University of Leicester planetary scientist explains the significance of the European Space Agency's historic Rosetta satellite mission
Philae lander could provide insights into origins of Earth’s water and life
Blog Entry Rosetta: What happens next?
Planetary scientist involved in early stages of mission says early data could provide information on formation of the solar system
Blog Entry Portraits of publicity-shy Brontë sister examined
Prestigious lecture by University of Leicester academic on 17 November discusses Jane Eyre author
Blog Entry The science of communication: Young physicists challenged to make their work more accessible
The University of Leicester has launched a contest to find the best science communicators in the East Midlands
Blog Entry University of Leicester to welcome top broadcaster and Victorian expert
BBC presenter Matthew Sweet to give annual lecture for Victorian Studies Centre on 19 November
Blog Entry Geographer highlights postcode lottery over diabetes and obesity risk
Professor involved in study to describe uses of Geographical Information Systems in free public lecture on 2 December at University of Leicester
Blog Entry Forgotten story of women’s hospitals retold in First World War comics collection
New anthology to mark centenary includes story by University of Leicester librarian
Blog Entry The Soles of Harborough Folk: New Digital Resources Reveal Leicestershire’s Shoemaking Past
University of Leicester involved in project bringing history to life
Blog Entry Symposium on Immigration at the University of Leicester tackled key issues faced by migrant workers, asylum seekers and refugees
Event organised by University of Leicester Department of Sociology
Blog Entry What effect does vision have on balance in childhood-onset nystagmus?
Dr Frank Proudlock involved in study
Blog Entry Space scientists at the University of Leicester celebrate a decade of discoveries with NASA’s Swift satellite
The team at the UK Swift Science Data Centre, based at the University of Leicester, pays homage to NASA’s unique space telescope
Blog Entry Workplace grievance? Study shows increasing trend to formalise handling of disputes
‘The increasing trend towards the adoption of formal procedures has continued so they are now almost ubiquitous but mediation is increasingly being used in disputes’ –Professor Stephen Wood, University of Leicester
Blog Entry The Strawbs frontman returns to Leicester for homecoming gig
Dave Cousins to play one-off acoustic set at the University of Leicester on Thursday 27 November
Blog Entry Protecting, maintaining and understanding the UK’s historic environment
New University of Leicester courses offer heritage sector new skills for protecting and understanding the past
Blog Entry University of Leicester physics competition sees entrants use poetry, music and dance to communicate scientific principles and research
3-Minute Wonder competition challenges young physicists to make their work more accessible
Blog Entry Embrace Arts winner at the Excellence in Tourism Awards
University's arts centre recognised for improving access to the arts
Blog Entry University of Leicester academics speak in Parliament
University of Leicester academics speak in Parliament
Blog Entry University of Leicester invests in its future with new £10m fund
Endowment Fund launched to ensure continued excellence in teaching and research
Blog Entry How toxic is your city’s air? Pioneering project to help measure pollution of urban atmosphere
University of Leicester partnership with Bluesky to improve understanding of nitrogen dioxide in cities
Blog Entry New apps reveal hidden stories of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter
University of Leicester research project celebrates public launch event on Thursday 27 November
Blog Entry Leicester scientist developing blood test to monitor how breast cancer changes over time
Dr David Guttery involved in new cancer study
Blog Entry Medical educators to improve 'cultural training' for trainee doctors
Initiative springs from widespread migration across Europe
Blog Entry Daughter of Che Guevara to discuss how to build a better world
University of Leicester to host free public lecture by Aleida Guevara on 1 December 2014
Blog Entry Scoring system to prioritise sick children praised at national IT awards
A recently established collaboration between IBM and University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust, has led to the electronic version of the Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS) to be praised at a recent health awards

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