October

Blog Entry Toxicity test technology hits the market
University of Leicester develops technique for high throughput screening of substances that could cause DNA damage
Blog Entry £13 million award backs world-class research supporting Midlands’ bioeconomy
University of Leicester to play key role in training researchers tackling challenging issues
Blog Entry Bond’s latest gadget: The ‘magic’ marker pen
New fingerprint technologies developed by University of Leicester scientist to be demonstrated on Wednesday 8 October
Blog Entry University of Leicester to display knitted poppies on Remembrance Sunday
Public invited to craft poppies in memory of soldiers lost during the First World War
Blog Entry Remembering the sacrifices made by the ‘invisible heroes’ of the Great War
Sikh and Commonwealth soldiers paid tribute at University of Leicester free public event on Saturday 18 October
Blog Entry World-changing research celebrated to mark 50th anniversary of University of Leicester Department of Genetics
Free public event to showcase pioneering genetics research and reflect on history of institution on Saturday 11 October
Blog Entry A study into the effectiveness of eyewitness identification procedures involving the University of Leicester could change the way US law enforcement gathers evidence
University of Leicester psychologist Dr Heather Flowe and her collaborators have carried out hundreds of mock police lineups to determine the most successful procedure
Blog Entry University of Leicester archaeologists discover bronze remains of Iron Age chariot
Team uncovers a matching set of decorated bronze parts from a 2nd or 3rd century BC Celtic chariot at Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort
Blog Entry King Richard III’s last journey: The route is announced
Details of the route for the cortege that will transport the remains of Richard III in March 2015
Blog Entry Leicester research group receives £200,000 from leading charity
Kidney Research UK funds investigations into IgA Nephropathy
Blog Entry Management expert says The Apprentice exposes qualities that are not fit for the business world
‘Greed is not an attractive emotion, or a sensible strategy for survival’ says Professor Martin Parker of the University of Leicester
Blog Entry University of Leicester gains planning permission for new gallery
Leicester City Council approves plans for new exhibition space
Blog Entry Inexplicable signal from the unseen universe provides tantalising clue about one of astronomy's greatest secrets – Dark Matter
Cutting-edge paper by Professor George Fraser – who tragically died in March this year – and colleagues at the University of Leicester provides first potential indication of direct detection of Dark Matter – something that has been a mystery in physics for over 30 years
Blog Entry Public vote now open for BBSRC’s image competition
University of Leicester biologist shortlisted for striking image
Blog Entry Leicester scientists join bake-off style competition to stand up to cancer
Cancer researchers help raise vital funds in support of national fundraising initiative
Blog Entry University of Leicester academic helping to create prestigious £500 million museum dedicated to the story of the Bible
Professor Gordon Campbell is a lead consultant on Museum of the Bible based in Washington DC
Blog Entry Leicester-born dancer to appear in film starring Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman
University of Leicester tutor will feature in A Little Chaos to be screened at the British Film Institute Festival from 17-19 October
Blog Entry New test to help brain injury victims recover
University of Leicester clinical neuropsychologist develops assessment to help sufferers of damage to the brain
Blog Entry NASA astronaut’s mission to the University of Leicester
Space explorer Dr Stanley Love to visit University campus on Wednesday 22 October
Blog Entry Children in care reading and maths project expands
Alan Johnson MP is new Patron of postal club for children in foster care
Blog Entry University of Leicester space scientist signs up to NASA’s latest initiative – and so can you…
Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science Professor Martin Barstow takes part in a public project to blast more than one million names into orbit
Blog Entry Global challenges to be addressed at student event
University of Leicester marks United Nations Day on 24 October with activities to help develop sustainable world
Blog Entry Conference to analyse whether pornography is truly ‘sexually liberating’ for women
University of Leicester to host ‘Performing Sexual Liberation’ conference on Friday 24 October
Blog Entry Distant planets provide a glimpse of the future of Earth’s oceans
Impact of climate change and over-exploitation on oceans explored in new book by Leicester geologists
Blog Entry New drug could help in battle against cervical cancer
University of Leicester academic leads study into effects of cediranib drug in chemotherapy treatment of cervical cancer
Blog Entry Chilling Halloween zombie run puts student fitness to the test
University of Leicester students, staff and alumni to dress as the living dead for 5km fitness run on Friday 31 October
Blog Entry Frightful physics, creepy chemistry and baleful biology at University of Leicester
Halloween scares galore at science event for schoolchildren on 25 October
Blog Entry Liquid helium offers a fascinating new way to make charged molecules
University of Leicester chemist involved in ‘startling’ new discovery
Blog Entry Free alternative walking tour of Leicester with photographer Kajal Nisha Patel
Route to explore the impact of migration on the city of Leicester
Blog Entry Project brings England's historic statues 'to life'
University of Leicester to assess innovative work that gives statues their ‘inner voice’
Blog Entry Kidney charity invests £416,511 into renal research at the University of Leicester
Four research projects receive funding
Blog Entry University of Leicester academics speak in Parliament
Leading researchers share insights for the Industry and Parliament Trust
Blog Entry The Apprentice - large companies don’t always offer the best training, says employment expert
University of Leicester academic challenges the politically predominant notion around training apprentices - that large companies do it best
Blog Entry Fancy footwork to tackle Rubik’s Cube for first time in national competition
‘Speedcubers’ to compete for title of UK Champion 2014 for 40th anniversary event at University of Leicester
Blog Entry University of Leicester Literary Festival 2014 to pay tribute to Sue Townsend
The seventh annual festival of the written word takes place from 12-15 November
Blog Entry Renowned Composer Commissioned to write for King Richard lll
Prize-winning composer Judith Bingham to write music for Richard III reinterment
Blog Entry India's Insitute of Directors visit the University of Leicester
Top business delegation to be briefed by University experts and hear from city’s business community about links with India
Blog Entry See the world through fresh eyes
University of Leicester mini public lecture series to challenge perceptions of household objects
Blog Entry Shedding light on Leicester’s ‘Hidden’ WWI Memorials
University of Leicester to feature in new exhibition Friday 7 Nov to Sunday 9 Nov at Holbrook Memorial Hall, Holbrook Road, Knighton, LE2 3LF

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