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University of Leicester in the Media - March 2008

Monthly summary of stories with web links citing the University of Leicester

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Broadcast News

  • Professor Michael Wang will be appearing on the Tony Wadsworth show on BBC Radio Leicester on Wednesday 12th March, at around 9am. He will be discussing the recent movie 'Awake'.
  • Dr Huw Barton of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History is to be filmed this month for a documentary on the colonisation of Sahul for National Geographic.
  • Professor Martin Gill conducted a live interview with BBC Leicester on 12 March, on the subject of credit card fraud.
  • Professor Mark Jobling appeared on Radio 5, on the Simon Mayo Show, commetning on proposals to add potential juvenile offenders' DNA profiles to the National DNA Database.
  • Professor Jan Zalasiewicz was featured on the 'Earth and Sky' radio show, discussing the proposal that the current epoch be named the 'Anthropocene'. You can listen to the program by clicking here.
  • Professor Justin Konje appeared on British Satellite News discussing research that may help to detect miscarriages in pregnant women. A video of the interview can be downloaded here.

Online News

31 March 2008

PR Newswire UK - One Of The World's Largest Heart Disease Studies Reveals How ... - Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine at the University of Leicester and an ONTARGET investigator. Results of the ONTARGET study, presented today at the ...

Michigan Daily - Intergalactic Doritos - The scientists from the University of Leicester are hoping it will promote more public interest in science. Anthony van Eyken, director of the station, ...

Science in Africa - Flamingoes in the 'poo' - are in the pink of health - in the poo! A University of Leicester ecologist is setting out to discover why flamingos are so in the pink of health - in the poo! Dr David Harper, of the Department of Biology at the University of Leicester, has been studying lesser flamingos for nine years. His research has been carried out in the lakes of East

This is Leicestershire - Breakthrough in TB battle - deadly tuberculosis. A research team from the University of Leicester has been working for nearly 10 years on finding a way to stop the spread of the disease. Across the world, cases of TB have doubled over the last 25 years, mainly in developing countries. Today, scientists from the university's biochemistry department revealed they have now

This is Leicestershire - Dentist is cleared on misconduct - Dr Martin, a medical research associate at the University of Leicester, said Mr Patel charged her 167 to renew a cracked filling, claiming the composite white material she wanted was not avaiilable on the NHS. Mr Patel insisted he told Dr Martin her NHS status had not yet been decided and that she would have to pay full price for immediate

30 March 2008

BBC Online - A Colombian in Leicester - Oscar and his friends A Colombian in Leicester By Oscar Palma, Guest Contributor Oscar Palma is studying at the University of Leicester and he's from the Colombian Capital of Bogota. Read his account of enjoying Leicester's pubs, learning from its multiculturalism and discovering kebabs! Leicester: "Where?" From the perspective of a Colombian

Daily Press - Learn to be content, not pray for more - "60 Minutes" recently did a story on a survey of international happiness, conducted by Leicester University in England, which ranked the happiest countries ...

29 March 2008

The Jamaica Observer - Keyshia Cole brings soul to Miss Jamaica Universe 2008 - Ann Ainsworth, 25 year old MBA student at the University of Leicester; Jesmaine Brown, 25-year-old published poet; Adrianna Bryan, 18-year-old entertainment coordinator; Kadia Campbell, 26-year-old model; Salome Campbell, 21-year-old entertainment coordinator; Sherene Duncan, 21-year-old student at UWI; Jhnnell Eastman, 21-year-old marketing

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This is Leicestershire - Bungling dentist said please do not sue me - Dr Martin, a medical research associate at the University of Leicester, said Patel told her a molar needed replacing. She said: "He said that my NHS status had not come through yet and that the composite filling that I wanted could only be obtained as a private patient." She said Patel did not offer any further explanation and fitted the new

28 March 2008

The Muslim News - Distorted media reports on Muslim doctors’ hygiene widely condemned - The University of Leicester also objected about what it called the distortion of facts by The Daily Mail, which claimed that “Concerns were raised at ...

Sydney Morning Herald - Full Year Statutory Accounts, Announced by: ALK - ... Australian Institute of Technology (Curtin University) and has a Master of Science degree from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. ... See all stories on this topic

Bryn Mawr Classical Review - Klaus Tausend, Verkehrswege der Argolis: Rekonstruktion und historische Bedeutung. Geographica Historica, 23 - the Macedonian Army (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1978). I thank Duncan Campbell (University of Leicester) for advice in this area. 6. See, e.g., this reviewer's forthcoming paper "Approaching the Macedonian Peloponnese", in C. Grandjean (ed.), Le Péloponnèse d'Épaminondas à Hadrien (Bordeaux, 2008), for a

This is Leicestershire - A talk on the effects rising fuel prices could have on the county will take place next week.Expert and author Richard Heinberg will speak on the subject at the University... - Heinberg will speak on the subject at the University of Leicester on Monday, March 31. Mr Heinberg will highlight the issue of Peak Oil - the point in history where global oil production peaks, and supply can no longer keep up with demand. The talk has been organised jointly by environmental groups Transition Leicester and Transition Market

BBC Online - Light in the Darkness - Students Sport Relief School Report BBC Leicester Site Contents Contact Us Like this page? Send it to a friend! student life You are in: Leicester> Students > student life > Light in the Darkness Light in the Darkness After a concerted campaign by Leicester University Students' Union, including a 1000 signature petition, the City

This is Leicestershire - The efforts of two medical students were recognised at an awards ceremony.Yaqub Dadhiwala and Qashif Anwar, of the University of Leicester, were joint winners in the education category of the... - Yaqub Dadhiwala and Qashif Anwar, of the University of Leicester, were joint winners in the education category of the Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) youth awards 2008. They were praised for their achievements in university and Islamic education. Third-year medical student Yaqub said: "It is a true honour to be recognised for your

Public Finance - News round-up - March 28 - ...it was a â,odisgraceful waste of human talentâ,". The primary maths review led by Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University, has recommended that all primary schools have at least one maths specialist within five years. The review, published on March...

27 March 2008

Times Higher Education Supplement - HEA looks to raise bar and boost profile - ...THE LESSON FROM LEICESTER: WE`LL DO IT OUR WAY When the University of Leicester decided to award foundation degrees, its vice-chancellor, Robert Burgess, recalls, a colleague worried that Leicester might be...

The Independent - A new library with spectacular lavatories is wowing students at Leicester - The massive building programme taking place at universities around the land is making British campuses positively stylish in places, and certainly more comfortable. Bedrooms with en suite bathrooms are now de rigueur, as are study areas where you can eat, drink and work at the same time...

24dash - Awake-Movie Fiction and Fact - A University of Leicester professor is invited to attend the UK premiere of a new Hollywood film –Awake (release date April 4)- dealing with the nightmare ...

TheLawyer.com - Shortlist for Attorney General's pro bono awards unveiled - by a Law School The College of Law University of Manchester University of Northumbria University of Warwick Best Contribution by an Individual David Barrett (University of Leicester) Abou-Bakarr Kamara (Brunel/Free Representation Unit) Taymour Keen (University of Kent) Nadia Whittaker (The College of Law) Best Contribution by a Team of Students

Computing - East Midlands universities upgrade network - universities that make up EMMAN are De Montfort University, University of Derby, University of Leicester, University of Lincoln, Loughborough University, University of Northampton, University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University. ntl:Telewest Business has supplied the high-speed network infrastructure. Further reading: Schoolchildren are

Berry Bros. & Rudd Ltd - Website Team - completed the CIM Online Marketing Diploma and University of Leicester Diploma in Management, Jeff is also currently working towards an MBA in E-Commerce. A keen golfer and boxer, Jeff also enjoys wine, painting and travelling. Kate McCarthy, Internet Copywriting Executive On graduating from University College London in languages and writing for

Badminton England - Mary Hardwick to chair Badminton GB - ...Michael Carter (Northern Ireland). About Mary Hardwick: Dr Hardwick graduated with a BSc Hons in Biological Science from the University of Leicester and subsequently gained a PhD in Freshwater Eco-toxicology. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the Open...

ADVFN - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway - ...is being operated in collaboration with Penn State, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and General Dynamics in the U.S.; the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in the United Kingdom; Brera Observatory and the Italian Space Agency in Italy; plus...

Yorkshire Post - Park gets safety lights - ...are due to be switched on in Leicester`s Victoria Park. The lights were placed on footpaths popular with students at the University of Leicester, as well as dog walkers and residents. Last year a petition was signed by more than 1,000 people calling for additional...

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26 March 2008

Buckingham Today - Action to deter roof lead raids - Scientific support officers have teamed up with the University of Leicester to set up a new scheme to tackle the growing problem of thefts of metal from ...

Guardian Unlimited - Stuart Jeffries: International surveys: there'll be another one along shortly - that comes 41st for happiness if you go by Leicester University's subjective wellbeing index (which measures happiness according to healthcare, GDP per capita and access to education). Or from the 108th most happy country in the world if you go by the New Economics Foundation's Happy Planet index (which ranks happiness according to environmental

Total Telecom - EMMAN teams up with ntl:Telewest Business - The eight universities that make up EMMAN are De Montfort University, University of Derby, University of Leicester, University of Lincoln, Loughborough University, University of Northampton, University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University.

Professional Security - In Leicestershire, charity shops and businesses in Loughborough are being given free forensic property marking kits to mark valuable shop property making it less attractive to thieves - The force quotes recent research by Leicester University showed that forensic marking was more of a deterrent than security guards, burglar alarms or CCTV. A survey of more than one hundred criminals showed that 74pc of them said the invisible liquid was most likely to deter them. Once applied, it is almost impossible to remove because it is

Los Alamos National Laboratory - Los Alamos Technologies Help Scientists Detect, Record & Interpret 'Monster' Burst of Gamma Rays - and General Dynamics in the United States; the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in the United Kingdom; Brera Observatory and the Italian Space Agency in Italy; plus partners in Germany and Japan. Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of

Astronomy Now Online - Super-bright gamma ray burst - optics. Images courtesy of Dr. O'Brien, University of Leicester. Astronomers around the world are now observing the decaying glow from this burst as it fades away. These include UK teams from the Universities of Leicester, Warwick and Hertfordshire using the Gemini-North Telescope in Hawaii, and the Liverpool John Moores University using the

Tiscali - Not in my name

This is Plymouth - A Plymouth security business has been working with the police on a DVD aimed at letting the owners of licensed premises know what sort of CCTV system they need... - Nick Ross, Professor Martin Gill, from Leicester University, and Graeme Gerrard, deputy chief constable of the Cheshire Constabulary and head of CCTV at the Association of Chief Police Officers. "It will help not onnly us and companies like Universal Security, because people will know what standards of CCTV we want and the business will know if

Doctor's Guide - Endocannabinoid Levels in Pregnant Women Linked to Risk of Miscarriage - Pregnant Women Linked to Risk of Miscarriage LEICESTER, United Kingdom -- March 24, 2008 -- A medical team from the University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, has been able to establish for the first time a predictor for pregnant women who may have miscarriages and those who won't. Their research is published in the Journal of the

25 March 2008

Leicester Mercury - Archaeologists celebrate 50th birthday - Staff at the University of Leicester's archaeology department have celebrated 50 years of teaching and research. The School of Archaeology and Ancient ...

innovations report - Addressing the issues of vulnerability - An academic from the University of Leicester is to address the prestigious British Sociological Association at its annual conference later this month. ...

British Satellite News - UK WORK MAY HELP PREVENT MISCARRIAGES - Researchers from the University of Leicester have made what they believe to be a significant advance on discovering why women miscarry, especially in early ...

Guardian - Not in my name - "It's unlikely to happen to you," says Martin Gill, professor of criminology at the University of Leicester and director of a security consultancy called ...

Times Online - The top public sector stories in the news this week - Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of the University of Leicester, recommended parents fight the nation's “can't do” attitude to mathematics. ...

24 March 2008

DG News - Endocannabinoid Levels in Pregnant Women Linked to Risk of Miscarriage - LEICESTER, United Kingdom -- March 24, 2008 -- A medical team from the University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, has been able to establish for ...

23 March 2008

Leicester Mercury - A bright idea comes to fruition in city park - The MP campaigned for the new lights to improve safety along with local councillors and University of Leicester Students' Union. ...

Earth & Sky - Should our epoch be named for humans? - That’s Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist, speaking to us from his office at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. He agrees with Crutzen’s idea and ...

BBC Online - More primary maths experts needed - lives." Sir Peter, the chancellor of Leicester University, was appointed to review maths education in primary schools. His interim report is now out for consultation. 'Too gloomy' Steve Sinnott, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers, said: "There is every argument for all primary schools to each have a trained specialist

Interest! ALERT - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across Universe

NASA - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across Universe

ScienceDaily - Stunning Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Detected Halfway Across Universe

Gizmag - The largest explosion ever seen - Dr. Julian Osborne of the University of Leicester, lead investigator for the Swift UK Science Data Centre, said “It’s great to find so many GRBs in one day, ...

22 March 2008

Photonics.com - Swift Team Finds Bright Burst - Left to right: Paul O'Brien and Chris Mottram, researchers from the University of Leicester, and Nigel Bannister and Iain Steele, from Liverpool John Moores ...

Softpedia - Gamma-Ray Burst, Brightest in the Universe - Five million times brighter than our galaxy - observation of the unique event, aside that of University of Leicester, were those of Gemini-North Telescope in Hawaii and of Liverpool John Moores University with the help of Liverpool Telescope. Professor Nial Tanvir from the University of Leicester said: "Our Gemini observations allowed us to measure the distance to the GRB, and to investigate

PR Newswire - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across Universe - team member Judith Racusin of Penn State University in University Park, Pa. Swift is managed by Goddard. It was built and is being operated in collaboration with Penn State, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and General Dynamics in the U.S.; the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in the United Kingdom; Brera

National Hispanic Corporate Council - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across Universe

SpaceRef - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across The Universe

The Baltimore Examiner - NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across Universe

redOrbit - Record Gamma Ray Burst Detected Halfway Across Universe

News Blaze - Death of Massive Star Creates Brightest Burst Ever Seen - These include UK teams from the Universities of Leicester, Warwick and Hertfordshire using the Gemini-North Telescope in Hawaii and the Liverpool John Moores University using the Liverpool Telescope on La Palma in the Canary Islands. Professor Nial Tanvir, of the University of Leicester, said: "Our Gemini observations allowed us to measure the

PhysOrg.com - Death of massive star creates brightest burst ever seen - These include UK teams from the Universities of Leicester, Warwick and Hertfordshire using the Gemini-North Telescope in Hawaii and the Liverpool John Moores University using the Liverpool Telescope on La Palma in the Canary Islands. Professor Nial Tanvir, of the University of Leicester, said: 'Our Gemini observations allowed us to measure the

Evening Telegraph - Letters: 50th celebration - B. C., Monifieth. 50th celebration The University of Leicester is celebrating its 50th anniversary of receiving its Royal Charter. April 25 is Celebrate Leicester Day. If you are a graduate of the University of Leicester, you are welcome to join us on this day and attend special alumni-only events including the AGM. For information about

rediff - Study UK: 'Can a family friend sponsor me?' - my engineering from a top ranked indian university in electronics and communication.I want to do masters in banking and finance from leicester university in england.I have scored first division in my engineering.I want to know my chances of getting British citizenship after the completion of my course ; if i get a good job there. Please reply in

Guardian Unlimited - Schools minister heckled at teachers' conference for backing large class sizes - teacher, said Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University. Photograph: Sam Frost A schools minister was yesterday heckled by teachers after he backed larger class sizes and suggested that it could be "perfectly acceptable" to teach maths to pupils in classes of up to 70. Jim Knight, was jeered at the Association of Teachers and

21 March 2008

HULIQ - Awards for Leicester University Medical Students - Two medical students from the University of Leicester have received awards at the Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) Youth Awards 2008. ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Brightest light ever seen by astronomers - Dr Julian Osborne of the University of Leicester, lead investigator, says: "It's great to find so many gamma ray bursts in one day, and the discovery of the ...

Derry Today - Celebrations at Leicester University - By Staff reporter The University of Leicester is celebrating its 50th anniversary of receiving its Royal Charter and becoming an independent university. ...

20 March 2008

LabsnewsOnline - ET targeted for a spot of consumerism - The University of Leicester is helping launch the first ever campaign to beam an advert into the great beyond. As part of the ‘You Make It, ...

The Press Association - 'Useless' at maths view attacked - Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University, was appointed to review maths education. His interim report, published for consultation, ...

Education Guardian - Primary schools need maths specialists, report claims - The review, led by Sir Peter Williams, Leicester University's chancellor, was set up by schools secretary Ed Balls to review primary and early years maths teaching and define the most effective ways to teach and learn the subject. It endorsed the government's goal of increasing the proportion of graduate maths teachers in early years

19 March 2008

Times Online - Distance learners find it is easy to keep in touch - Leicester University has just launched a new distance-learning MSc in actuarial science. As part of this programme, the university offers residential ...

Reuters UK - Identity fraud: the victims and criminals - But, says Martin Gill, a professor of criminology at Leicester University, many types of people can fall victim to those intent on stealing their identity. ...

This is Leicestershire - Volcanoes and pterodactyls will be among the subjects being looked at during a university's 50th birthday celebrations.Talks on the topics will be given during the Celebrate Leicester Day... - be among the subjects being looked at during a university's 50th birthday celebrations. Talks on the topics will be given during the Celebrate Leicester Day - the University of Leicester's 50th anniversary party - on Saturday, April 26. Geologist Dr Mike Branney will discuss Large Explosive Volcanic Eruptions. He said: "Cataclysmic explosions

MSN UK - Expert probes 'earthquake lights' - England, a lecturer in geophysics at the University of Leicester, has studied the picture and said he was keeping an open mind. He said: "There have been observations of strange lights and animals beehaving abnormally before earthquakes. "Examinations after the earthquakes found they then stopped, so there may well be some link." Rate this

Channel 4 - Expert probes 'earthquake lights'

This is Lincolnshire - Strange lights spotted in Lincolnshire's skies may have been a warning of the earthquake which sent tremors across Britain. - England, from the Department of Geology at the University of Leicester, said that there is little evidence to explain the phenomenon - but there have been enough sightings to suggest there could be a link. For more on the mysterious 'earthquake lights' which were seen around Lincolnshire, including pictures, see Tuesday's Echo. Reader comments

Guardian Unlimited - Should 'elite' cease to be a dirty word?

ScienceDaily - How TB 'Develops Invincibility' Against Only Available Treatment - by BBSRC. Adapted from materials provided by University of Leicester. Need to cite this story in your essay, paper, or report? Use one of the following formats: APA MLA Isoniazid bound to activating enzyme. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Leicester) Related Stories Researchers Identify A Gene Essential For The Natural Killer

This is Leicestershire - A new gateway to the city's Science Park has been officially opened.Thousands of jobs are set to be created on the site next to the National Space Centre, off Abbey... - the right thing to do." Representatives from Leicester Shire Economic Partnership, De Montfort University and Leicester University also attended the opening. The science park covers 16 acres and will create more than 2,000 jobs in the city. It is made up of two sites - the former council depot owned by Emda and the council-owned John Ellis School

The Mail on Sunday - I was awake and could feel everything - but I was paralysed and couldn't speak. 'Pass the scalpel', said the surgeon ...

TheLawyer.com - HR Profile: Browne Jacobson Midlands recruiting - 17 March 2008 - this strategy was an annual sports fair at the University of Nottingham. Students from the universities of Warwick, Leicester and Birmingham were invited along to compete in rugby, netball and football as part of Browne Jacobson's efforts to target the wider Midlands region. This was "a good way of grabbing everyone all at once withhin the target

This is Leicestershire - A Leicester doctor has been involved in a major national study which found the number of heart attacks in diabetes sufferers doubled in 10 years.City GP Kamlesh Khunti, based at... - on this story 10:30 - 17 March 2008 A Leicester doctor has been involved in a major national study which found the number of heart attacks in diabetes sufferers doubled in 10 years. City GP Kamlesh Khunti, based at the University of Leicester, helped analyse data from more than 2.8 million records in England. The research found

18 March 2008

HULIQ - Leicester University: The pursuit of excellence - The University of Leicester is leading the way in medical research to combat life-threatening illnesses and diseases. Exciting new research programmes in ...

BBC News - Police want church lead donations - Officers will be working closely with engineers from the University of Leicester to find a new way of linking the offenders to the crime. In order to do so, ...

HULIQ - Earth's Mysteries Revealed - Volcanoes and Pterodactyls are among the fare at the University of Leicester’s 50th anniversary party, Celebrate Leicester Day, on Saturday 26th April. ...

Yorkshire Post - How the father of DNA fingerprinting still tries to track down his ... - However, the fact it is even being discussed shows just how far DNA fingerprinting has come since Sir Alec was in the labs of the University of Leicester at ...

Banbury Guardian - Police want lead from church roofs - Scientific support officers from the force have teamed up with the University of Leicester to set up a new scheme to tackle the problem. ...

Daily Mail - I was awake and could feel everything - but I was paralysed and couldn't speak. 'Pass the scalpel', said the surgeon ... - Michael Wang, a clinical psychologist at the University of Leicester. He says it doesn't matter whether the operation is a major or minor one. Scroll down for more ... Fiction: But new movie Awake tells a story which is all too real for thousands of patients Diane, who lives in St Teath, Cornwall, with her husband, Tim, and daughter, Dawn,

This is Leicestershire - A university department has marked its 50th anniversary by unveiling a book telling the history of the school and its students.The University of Leicester's School of Archaeology is celebrating 50... - OF ARCHAEOLOGY 10:30 - 17 March 2008 A university department has marked its 50th anniversary by unveiling a book telling the history of the school and its students. The University of Leicester's School of Archaeology is celebrating 50 years of teaching and research by releasing Digging Up Our Past. Former students have contributed their

EducationGuardian.co.uk - Should 'elite' cease to be a dirty word? - 5* biological sciennces department at Dundee University. Genetic fingerprinting, which has transformed our criminal justice system, emerged not from the hallowed "golden triangle" but from Leicester University (where its founder, the inspirational Sir Alec Jeffreys, chooses to remain). And the chemistry department at Sussex University, recently in

Warsaw Business Journal - In the spotlight: Michał Kazimierz Heller - in 1985. He has taught at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, and has carried out research at the universities of Oxford, Leicester and Arizona, among others. He was awarded an honorary degree from Kraków's AGH University of Science and Technology in 1996. Heller is also a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Established in

BBC Online - Student Safety - time. DMU student Faye Alder investigates. Leicester has a high population of students with Leicester University and De Montfort University found in the inner city boundaries as well as numerous schools and colleges. "It is often the house that is known as a student property that is targeted, so try to minimize the 'student' look." Faye Alder,

News-Medical.Net - Leicester medical team announces 'predictor' for pregnant women who may have miscarriages - miscarriages." Professor Konje based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, carried out the study with Osama Habayeb, Anthony H. Taylor, Mark Finney and Mark D. Evans. Professors David Taylor and Stephen Bell and Dr Marcus Cooke of the University of Leicester also contributed to the study. The study was funded by income from the University Hospitals

ScienceDaily - 'Predictor' Test Developed For Pregnant Women At Risk Of Miscarriage

News-Medical.Net - Twist in the battle against TB - Disease/Infection News Scientists at the University of Leicester have uncovered a dramatic new twist in the battle against TB. They have identified how the killer bacterium makes itself immune to a key component of the only effective treatment against the disease. Earlier this month, a separate team of TB researchers at Leicester announced a

17 March 2008

BBC Online - Hope from miscarriage study - Experts claim to have identified the molecule which causes women to miscarry. (Video)

Worksop Today - International student wins award - ... also a student at Loughborough University, and Malaysian student Abigail Choong, who is studying medicine at the University of Leicester. ...

Nursing in Practice - Molecule "determines miscarriage" - Scientists from the University of Leicester have discovered a way to predict whether a pregnant woman will miscarry. They believe they have identified a ...

AME Info - Middlesex University holds 3rd annual psychology conference - ... the brain Ms Tessa Webb, Visiting Lecturer Middlesex University and Lecturer University of Leicester, UK spoke about our perception of taste and smell. ...

The Post Star - Hyde director settles in - can change lives." He studied art history at Leicester University and went on to earn a postgraduate diploma in museum studies at the University of Manchester, deciding that was the best way for him to share his love of art with others. In 1990, he and his wife, Lindsay, who is American, moved to the United States. They have an 8-year-old daughter,

This is Leicestershire - Doctors believe they have found a way of predicting if women are likely to miscarry or have a premature baby.Research carried out by a University of Leicester medical team has... - a premature baby. Research carried out by a University of Leicester medical team has discovered that a simple blood test can reveal which mums-to-be are at risk of going into early labour. Doctors say knowing in advance about potential difficulties with a pregnancy will help both women and medical experts plan in advance. Researchers headed by

TerraDaily - Scientists Discover How TB Develops Invincibility Against Only Available Treatment - UK (SPX) Mar 14, 2008 Scientists at the University of Leicester have uncovered a dramatic new twist in the battle against TB. They have identified how the killer bacterium makes itself immune to a key component of the only effective treatment against the disease. Earlier this month, a separate team of TB researchers at Leicester announced a new

This is Leicestershire - Paranormal experts have always claimed Leicestershire is home to some of the most bone-chilling ghost stories around.Now, the city has been named one of the country's top "twilight zones" - an expert in atmospheric physics at Leicester University, explained at the time: "You get a build-up of electrical field around various objects, often just before a lightning strike." However, believers in Leicester said they were not surprised the city got a mention in the book, billed as "a spotter's guide too the UK's real twilight zones". Lee

16 March 2008

Medindia.com - Predictor That Could Warn Possible Miscarriages Identified - Miscarriages Identified The researchers at the University of Leicester claims to have discovered a predictor that could warn about pregnancies with possible miscarriages. This predictor, they say, is the level of a naturally occurring ¿cannabis¿ (an endocannabinoid) known as anandamide. The researchers, led by Professor Justin Konje, found that

Kerala Next - Researchers find 'predictor' for pregnant women who may miscarry... - a trouble-free pregnancy, for esearchers at the University of Leicester have identified a redictor for expecting women whose pregnancy may end in a iscarriage. This predictor, they say, is the level of a naturally occurring cannabis' (an endocannabinoid) known as anandamide. The researchers, led by Professor Justin Konje, found that women ho had

New Kerala - Researchers find 'predictor' for pregnant women who may miscarry

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BioSpace, Inc. - University of Leicester Medical Team Announces 'Predictor' For Pregnant Women Who May Have Miscarriages - University of Leicester Medical Team Announces 'Predictor' For Pregnant Women Who May Have Miscarriages 3/14/2008 EurekAlert -- A medical team from the University of Leicester has been able to establish for the first time a predictor for pregnant women who may have miscarriages and those who

ITV News - Miscarriage predictor test likely

15 March 2008

ScienceDaily - Majestic Lesser Flamingos Survive In Contaminated Indian Waters - Adapted from materials provided by University of Leicester. Need to cite this story in your essay, paper, or report? Use one of the following formats: APA MLA A University of Leicester ecologist is setting out to discover why flamingos are so in the pink of health - in the poo! (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Leicester) Related

4 Regional Film & Video - Study Uncovers Miscarriage Predictor - HERE to Capture The World in HD Researchers at Leicester University carried out a study, which found that women who had a particular, naturally-occurring molecule in their body were likely to suffer a miscarriage. The study involved 45 women who were bleeding in the early stages of pregnancy and showed signs of threatened miscarriage. The women

Web India - Researchers find 'predictor' for pregnant women who may miscarry -a trouble-free pregnancy, for esearchers at the University of Leicester have identified a redictor for expecting women whose pregnancy may end in a iscarriage. This predictor, they say, is the level of a naturally occurring cannabis' (an endocannabinoid) known as anandamide. The researchers, led by Professor Justin Konje, found that women ho had

For Parents by parents - University discovers ""predictor"" for miscarriages - pregnant again (his...Read more University of Leicester Medical Team announces "predictor" for pregnant women who may have miscarriages Research published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association identifies for the first time a naturally occurring 'cannabis' as a signal A medical team from the University of Leicester has

The Economic Times - Miscarriage can be predicted: Study - on to have a miscarriage. Academics at the University of Leicester said they found that in cases where women were found to be bleeding in the early stages of pregnancy, those with higher levels of anandamide in their body went on to lose their baby. The researchers could soon develop a bedside test which could determine whether a woman will

The Hindu - Miscarriage can be predicted: Study

Femininezone - UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER MEDICAL TEAM ANNOUNCES 'PREDICTOR' FOR PREGNANT WOMEN WHO MAY HAVE MISCARRIAGES

Independent Radio News - News Item - developed. It comes after researchers at the University of Leicester found that women who were bleeding in early stages of pregnancy and who had high levels of a naturally-occurring molecule within the body were likely to lose their baby. Forty-five women who showed signs of a threatened miscarriage took part in a study. All of the women who had

MSN UK - Molecule can determine miscarriage - pregnant woman will miscarry. Academics at the University of Leicester believe they have found a naturally occurring molecule within the body which can determine whether a woman will suffer a miscarriage. The scientists found that in cases where women were found to be bleeding in the early sttages of pregnancy those with higher levels of

The Mail on Sunday - Women should be warned that childbirth REALLY is painful, say medical researchers - woman will miscarry. Academics at the University of Leicester believe they have found a naturally-occurring molecule in the body which can determine whether a woman will suffer a miscarriage. They discovered that those with higher levels of anandamide in their body went on to lose their baby. Share this article: What is this? Digg it |

TerraDaily - Scientists Discover How TB Develops Invincibility Against Only Available Treatment - UK (SPX) Mar 14, 2008 Scientists at the University of Leicester have uncovered a dramatic new twist in the battle against TB. They have identified how the killer bacterium makes itself immune to a key component of the only effective treatment against the disease. Earlier this month, a separate team of TB researchers at Leicester announced a new

14 March 2008

HULIQ - University Of Leicester: real-life world of banking - Economists at the University of Leicester are tackling head-on issues that are hitting the headlines, bringing a sense of immediacy and relevance to the ...

New York Times - Science in Pictures - David Harper, a biologist at the University of Leicester in England, who has studied lesser flamingos in Africa for nine years now, wants to take a closer ...

4ni.co.uk - Study Uncovers Miscarriage Predictor - Researchers at Leicester University carried out a study, which found that women who had a particular, naturally-occurring molecule in their body were likely ...

Nature India - In the pink of health - Lesser flamingos in India show a shocking feeding pattern, surviving on human and industrial wastes...

Medical News Today - University Of Leicester Medical Team Announces 'Predictor' For Pregnant Women Who May Have Miscarriages - A medical team from the University of Leicester has been able to establish for the first time a predictor for pregnant women who may have miscarriages and those who won't. Their research is published in the highly prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

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This is Leicestershire - People can find out how to solve murders using DNA, travel back in time and discover the health benefits of red wine at a university open day.The special events are... - UNIVERSITY TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS WITH OPEN DAY 10:30 - 13 March 2008 People can find out how to solve murders using DNA, travel back in time and discover the health benefits of red wine at a university open day. The special events are planned to mark the University of Leicester's 50th anniversary.

This is Leicestershire - The next generation of inventors is being encouraged to show the world what they can do.To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the granting of the University of Leicester's royal charter,... - from. The closing date for entries to reach the university is April 4 and entries should be sent to Leicester Invents, Lucy Wade, Schools and Coolleges Services, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH. For further information, log on to: www2.le.ac.uk/institution/ 50-years/invent Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy statement |

Albany NY Times Union - NL tests spur call for funding- Institute for Health and the Environment at the University of Albany. "We're going to have to know how much people were exposed." The tests, at a cost of $800 each, would be performed by Professor Randall Parrish of the University of Leicester in a British lab, one of two in the world that does the high-sensitivity analysis for depleted uranium in

PhysOrg.com - Team announces 'predictor' for pregnant women who may have miscarriages

Web India - Researchers uncover how TB turns immune against only available treatment - Washington | March 13, 2008 5:11:25 PM IST University of Leicester researchers have made a breakthrough in the fight against tuberculosis by finding how the TB bacterium becomes resistant to one of the only available treatments. A team from the Departments of Biochemistry and Chemistry at the University, led by Dr Peter Moody, has discovered

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News From Russia - 2008 Templeton Prize awarded to Michael Heller - of an honorary degree from the Technical University of Cracow, he has been a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium and a visiting scientist at Belgium¿s University of Liège, the University of Oxford, the University of Leicester, Ruhr University in Germany, The Catholic University of America, and the University of

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24dash.com - Scientists discover how TB 'develops invincibility' against only available treatment for killer disease -Live Email This Item Email UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER University Road LeicesterLE1 7RH 0116 252 3335 RSS Atom Advertisement Deadly bacteria binds with drug sent to destroy it and mutates to develop immunity University of Leicester findings published in Journal of Biological Chemistry Scientists at the University of Leicester have

The Innovations Report - Scientists to discover why flamingos are in the pink of health - in the poo!

Independent - Denmark is the world's happiest country - official - the United States. The study, conducted by the University of Leicester, compiled data from 178 countries and 100 global studies to map happiness across the world and found that countries with good access to healthcare and education came out on top. The report's author, Adrian White, said the results showed that people in the West should realise

innovations report - One small step for man, one giant leap for advertising - The project is being undertaken in association with experts and academics from the University of Leicester and is also being supported by EISCAT (The ...

Thaindian.com - Researchers uncover how TB turns immune against only available ... - Washington , Mar 13 (ANI): University of Leicester researchers have made a breakthrough in the fight against tuberculosis by finding how the TB bacterium ...

The Cheers - Researchers find 'predictor' for pregnant women who may miscarry - All women need not worry about whether r not they will be able to have a trouble-free pregnancy, for esearchers at the University of Leicester have ...

13 March 2008

Daily Mail - Women should be warned over pain of childbirth, say researchers - Academics at the University of Leicester believe they have found a naturally-occurring molecule in the body which can determine whether a woman will suffer ...

EurekAlert - Leicester medical team announces 'predictor' for pregnant women ... - A medical team from the University of Leicester has been able to establish for the first time a predictor for pregnant women who may have miscarriages and ...

EurekAlert - Scientists discover how TB 'develops invincibility' against only ... - Scientists at the University of Leicester have uncovered a dramatic new twist in the battle against TB. They have identified how the killer bacterium makes ...

Country Doctor - Education for T2 diabetes patients - Davies, Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester and founder of the DESMOND Collaborative commented, ¿Type 2 diabetes is a complex condition often requiring a complicated management plan incorporating various medications and important lifestyle adjustments, which many patients may find overwhelming, particularly at diagnosis.

Times of India Online - Flamingos thrive best in the poo of India! - Harper, of the Department of Biology at the University of Leicester, has been studying lesser flamingos for nine years. His research has been carried out in the lakes of East Africa but new investigations he has carried out for the first time in India have by his own admission - given him 'rather a shock.' "Lesser flamingos are graceful, majestic,

Sleep Review - Recreational drug use in first trimester may increase the risk of gastroschisis - maternal age," Dr. Elizabeth S. Draper, of the University of Leicester, UK, and colleagues write. "The search for the reason(s) for this strong relation with young maternal age has driven research in this area." In a matched case-control study in three regions of the UK, the researches tested the hypothesis that the birth prevalence of

HME Today - Recreational drug use in first trimester may increase the risk of gastroschisis

The Jamaica Observer - Miss Jamaica Universe finalists selected - Ainsworth, 25-year-old MBA student at the University of Leicester; Jesmaine Brown, 25-year-old published poet; Adrianna Bryan, 18- year-old entertainment co-ordinator at Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort; Kadia Campbell, 26-year-old model; Salome Campbell, 21-year-old entertainment agency co-ordinator; Sherene Duncan, 21-year-old economics student at

Leicester Mercury - Cash boost expands work to aid diabetics - Davies, Professor of diabetes medicine at University of Leicester and founder of Desmond, added: "Type 2 diabetes is a condition often requiring a management plan incorporating medications and lifestyle adjustments which many patients may find overwhelming." Tim Taylor, 48, who lived in Market Harborough when he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes,

Space Mart - New Advert To Be Broadcast Into Space - A campaign to broadcast an advert into space has been launched - with University of Leicester space scientists playing a key part in the process...

Science Centric - Researchers to discover why flamingos are in the pink of health - A University of Leicester ecologist is setting out to discover why flamingos are so in the pink of health - in the poo! Dr David Harper, of the Department ...

12 March 2008

Pravda - 2008 Templeton Prize awarded to Michael Heller - ... at Belgium’s University of Liège, the University of Oxford, the University of Leicester, Ruhr University in Germany, The Catholic University of America, ...

HULIQ - University of Leicester scientist joins battle against 'flesh ... - A University of Leicester researcher has joined a battle against a virulent 'flesh eating' bacteria. Dr Aras Kadioglu, lecturer in respiratory medicine, ...

Pulse - Studies back diabetes screening - Professor Kamlesh Khunti, professor of primary care diabetes and vascular medicine at the University of Leicester, and a researcher on the study, ...

PhysOrg.com - Scientists to discover why flamingos are in the pink of health -- in the poo!

Astronomy Now Online - Looking down the barrel of a gamma-ray burst - Tanvir, expert on Gamma Ray Astronomy at the University of Leicester, is more optimistic: "Although the power of a GRB is astonishing, and it could well have some noticeable effect on the Earth, I think it's unlikely it would produce a global catastrophe." He adds, "looking on the bright side, we know that gamma-ray bursts are very rare events, and

This is Leicestershire - The remains of a dinosaur found in Rutland are still puzzling scientists - 40 years after it was discovered.The 170 million-year-old skeleton is believed to be the same sort of... - Marshall Tyson, four, of Eyres Monsell, Leicester, said: "It would have been quite cool to have it around in Leicester." Koby Davis James, eight, who lives off Narborough Road, Leicester, said: "I would love to have it in my house - although I think he would have liked to eat people. "I would come and see it every day if I could, it's great." This

Guardian - Job: Deputy Director of Estates, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER - Further particulars may be obtained from Personnel Services, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH. Candidates should submit one ...

11 March 2008

EurekAlert - A University of Leicester ecologist is setting out to discover why ... - Dr David Harper, of the Department of Biology at the University of Leicester, has been studying lesser flamingos for nine years. ...

Softpedia - Scientists to Broadcast the First Space Ad - Towards the 47 Ursae Majoris star - into space. The campaign was initiated by the University of Leicester and is called Doritos 'You Make It, We Play It', which basically means that some lads in the United Kingdom will have the opportunity to create a 30 second advertisement in which to describe how they perceive the life on our planet. At the end of the pre-selection, one ad will

Science a Go-Go - Brits Invite ET Over For Corn Chips - the Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group at the University of Leicester explained how the university's involvement came about. "We were asked to comment on the feasibility of transmitting a TV advert into space and were able to suggest that one of the radar facilities available to the UK solar-terrestrial physics community, EISCAT would be an ideal

just-food.com - Doritos to advertise in space - with the help of astronomers and academics from Leicester University and is also being supported by EISCAT (The European Incoherent SCATter Scientific Association), which studies solar-planetary interactions and operates a series of radar systems. The extra-terrestrial broadcast is scheduled for 12 June and the ad will be aired on UK TV from 15

Wireless Design Online - First Advertisement To Be Broadcast Into Space - National Space Centre - the brainchild of the University of Leicester - and engaged in a number of programmes with the wider public." UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER INVOLVEMENT IN PROJECT: Dr Darren Wright, Lecturer in the Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group, Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Leicester has played a pivotal role in

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TerraDaily - Leicester Scientists Seek To Disarm TB's Molecular Weapon - Search All Our Sites at SpaceBank EPIDEMICS Leicester Scientists Seek To Disarm TB's Molecular Weapon TB is on the rise around the world with the number of new reported cases nearly doubling in the past 25 years. by Staff Writers Leicester, UK (SPX) Mar 10, 2008 Scientists at the University of Leicester are claiming a new advance in their

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Plasma Anandamide Concentration and Pregnancy Outcome in Women ... Journal of American Medical Association (subscription) - Chicago,IL,USA Additional Contributions: David J. Taylor, MD, University of Leicester, provided intellectual input into the study and comments on the manuscript. ...

10 March 2008

Earth & Sky - Doritos ad directed at distant planets - Doritos teamed up with scientists from the University of Leicester and EISCAT, a European scientific organization that operates a series of radar ...

The Herald - Professor Walter Spear - Spear then joined the academic staff at the University of Leicester, where he spent 14 years, and where he met Peter LeComber, who became his collaborator. The two joined the staff of the University of Dundee in 1969, Spear as Harris Professor of Physics, and established the Amorphous Materials Research Group in a disused textile store.

PR Newswire - One Small Step for man, one Giant Message to the Universe - with expert astronomers and academics from Leicester University and is also being supported by EISCAT (The European Incoherent SCATter Scientific Association), which studies solar-planetary interactions and operate a series of radar systems, including the Svalbard based transmitter. Professor Tony van Eyken, Director of EISCAT, said:

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Times of India - Now, ads for aliens-Health/Sci-The Times of India - watching. According to Dr Darren Wright of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy said, "The ad to be transmitted will be created by the public following a national competition thus increasing public awareness of space activities." On June 12, the space-bound ad will be broadcast from a 500 MHz Ultra High Frequency Radar

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09 March 2008

This is Leicestershire - A food company is to become the first to broadcast an advert into space in the hope it will be seen by aliens.With the help of astronomers from the University... - aliens. With the help of astronomers from the University of Leicester, Doritos is to transmit a short film to a faraway solar system. The people behind the snack, which is made at the Walkers factory, in Beaumont Leys, Leicester, are asking members of the public to shoot a 30-second advert that could be beamed to anyone "out there". It is part of

This is Leicestershire - Scientists are claiming an advance in their fight against the resurgence of TB in Britain.University of Leicester experts have isolated the parts of the bacteria that are harmful and are... - fight against the resurgence of TB in Britain. University of Leicester experts have isolated the parts of the bacteria that are harmful and are now trying to find ways to take away their power. They think that two proteins in the TB bacterium can thrive in white blood cells, making them more dangerous. Dr Mark Carr, from the university's

This is Leicestershire - Cancer patients will be able to make better choices about their treatment thanks to groundbreaking research by city scientists.They believe a simple blood test could predict which patients are likely... - of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine at the University of Leicester, has now won funding for a two-year pilot study to test the theory. Dr Thomas, a consultant in medical oncology, is hoping the research will provide the first step in a major breakthrough for all cancer patients. She said: "Some people sail through chemotherapy with little or

This is Leicestershire - As many as 10,000 young people across Leicestershire may have a dangerous sexually transmitted disease - but not realise it.Public health workers say chlamydia, which can cause infertility, is rife... - well as the Genito-Urinary Medicine clinic at Leicester Royal Infirmary. In 2002, figures for the East Midlands showed there were 4,445 diagnoses but the last available figures, in 2006, showed a rise to 6,036. The screening team is planning promotional events. The University of Leicester's rugby team is backing the campaign. Its squad of 20

The Mail on Sunday - Scientists say they'll have a cure for tuberculosis in five years - a cure for tuberculosis. Researchers at the University of Leicester say they are five to ten years from developing a drug treatment for the disease. After spending ten years and 4million studying the disease, academics at the university's department of biochemistry have identified two proteins in the TB bacterium that allow it to thrive in

This is Leicestershire - A professor is giving a free public lecture about empty space.A Talk About Nothing, by Professor Frank Close, of Oxford University, looks at whether the universe can come from emptiness,... - Annual Lecture for 2008. It will be held at the University of Leicester's Ken Edwards Building lecture theatre 1, from 7pm, on Wednesday. Prof Close is author of the books The Void and The New Cosmic Onion. Prof Rob Hillman, Leicester University's dean of science, said: "Prof Close will present us with the new challenge of having to think about

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Network World - Doritos to blast outer space residents with advertising - be watching according to a statement from the University of Leicester. The project is also being sponsored by The European Incoherent SCATter Scientific Association (EISCAT), which studies solar-planetary interactions and a series of radar systems. In fact it is on June12th, the space-bound ad will be broadcast from a 500MHz Ultra High Frequency

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New Kerala - Now, an ad for aliens in outer space - watching. According to Dr Darren Wright of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy said, "The ad to be transmitted will be created by the public following a national competition thus increasing public awareness of space activities." On 12th June, the space-bound ad will be broadcast from a 500 MHz Ultra High Frequency Radar

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New Kerala - Campaign to beam first advertisement into space - into space has just got underway with the University of Leicester (U-L) space scientists playing a key part in the process. The best 30-second advertisement about how life on earth is perceived, out of the many to be created by the public as part of national competition, will be beamed into the outermost reaches of space, a university release

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This is Leicestershire - Vandals broke in and set fire to a university building early today.More than 25 firefighters were called out to the Fraser Noble Hall, In University Road, Leicester, after several blazes... - March 2008 Vandals broke in and set fire to a university building early today. More than 25 firefighters were called out to the Fraser Noble Hall, In University Road, Leicester, after several blazes were started inside the hall at about 6am. A window was smashed after the vandals got in off a flat roof and set several small fires around an

Malaysia Sun - Outer-space ad set to be broadcast - A plan to broadcast the first advertisement into space is underway at the University of Leicester in the UK. A 30-second advertisement about how life on ...

This is Leicestershire - Leicester University are hoping they have been given a kick in the right direction ahead of their varsity rugby match against De Montfort University tonight.Jagtar Johal, of Leicester Kickboxing Club,... - Leicester University are hoping they have been given a kick in the right direction ahead of their varsity rugby match against De Montfort University tonight. Jagtar Johal,

Daily News & Analysis - Support grows for Gandhi statue in Leicester's 'Little India' - ... more relevant to have a statue of local footballer Gary Lineker or Sir Alec Jeffreys, who invented DNA fingerprinting at the University of Leicester. ...

This is Leicestershire - People are being urged to text in their views on a shake-up in health services.NHS bosses, who are running the biggest review of services for 10 years, have set up... - services might be provided. Carine Bambara, a University of Leicester politics student, who attended a similar event in Oakham last week, said: "It was informative and told you what was going on. "The discussion group I was in talked about plans to merge childcare services." Other plans in the pipeline include text "bombing" people to persuade them

08 March 2008

Daily Mail - Diabetics suffering heart attacks have doubled over the past ten years - researchers from Imperial College in London and Leicester University. They compared the records of cardiac treatments carried out in English hospitals between April 2005 and March 2006 with those from April 1995 to March 1996. The analysis showed that diabetics accounted for 13.9 per cent of patients treated for a heart attack in the later

The Innovations Report - New research from the University of Bristol aims to eliminate Streptococcus infections - of Oral & Dental Science; Dr Aras Kadioglu, University of Leicester and Dr Nicklas Strömberg, Umeå University. The first results are due to be presented internationally in June 2008. Dara O'Hare | Source: alphagalileo Further information: www.bristol.ac.uk www.bris.ac.uk/news/2008/12017945171.html next article Top Send this article Print

This is Leicestershire - One of the world's sharpest minds is to visit Leicester to talk about the origins of the universe... - One of the world's sharpest minds is to visit Leicester to talk about the origins of the universe. Professor Stephen Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time, is to give a lecture at the University of Leicester as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations. The

The Mail on Sunday - Space, the final frontier as crisps advert is first to be broadcast to a galaxy far, far away - The project is being backed by astronomers from Leicester University and European scientific association (EISCAT), which runs the space centre in Svalbard in far northern Norway. EISCAT director Professor Tony van Eyken said: "Broadcasting an advert extra-terrestrially is a big and exciting step for everyone on Earth as up until now we have only

The Daily Mail - Scientists say they'll have a cure for tuberculosis in five years - a cure for tuberculosis. Researchers at the University of Leicester say they are five to ten years from developing a drug treatment for the disease. After spending ten years and 4million studying the disease, academics at the university's department of biochemistry have identified two proteins in the TB bacterium that allow it to thrive in

Medindia.com - Heart Attacks in Diabetics Double in a Decade - researchers from Imperial College in London and Leicester University was released today at a Glasgow conference. According to the study, Type 2 diabetes accounted for 7.2 per cent of hospital admissions for heart attacks in 1996-7. The figure rose to 13.9 per cent in 2005-6. Specifically, the number of attacks among diabetics rose from 5,861 to

Kerala Next - Scientists make advancement in fight against TB... - Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Researchers at University of Leicester have made advancement in the fight against TB by isolating two proteins from the bacterium that can be a potential target to avoid its resurgence. They claim to have isolated the molecular 'weapons' of the bacterium and are now conducting further studies to gauge ways to make the

The Mail on Sunday - Diabetics suffering heart attacks have doubled over the past ten years - researchers from Imperial College in London and Leicester University. They compared the records of cardiac treatments carried out in English hospitals between April 2005 and March 2006 with those from April 1995 to March 1996. The analysis showed that diabetics accounted for 13.9 per cent of patients treated for a heart attack in the later

Science Daily - First Advertisement To Be Broadcast Into Space - The campaign to broadcast the first ever advertisement into space is launched March 7 with University of Leicester space scientists playing a key ...

HULIQ - Search is on for Leicester's best young inventors - The University of Leicester celebrates its 50th anniversary with a competition to encourage the next generation of inventors. As a major international ...

La Voz Weekly - Stanford, Scandinavians show us happiness is free tuition - Well, don't drive down to Disneyland just yet; the happiest place on earth is actually Denmark, according to a study by the University of Leicester. ...

Yahoo! UK & Ireland - Phoenix backs Charlatans Service - calling at the following venues: May 2008 10 Leicester University 11 Liverpool Carling Academy 12 Oxford Carling Academy 13 Bristol Carling Academy 15 London Forum 16 Southaampton Guildhall 17 Lincoln Engine Shed 20 Glasgow Carling Academy 22 Newcastle Carling Academy 23 Sheffield Carling Academy 24 Manchester University Meanwhile, the

07 March 2008

guardian.co.uk - Diabetes education helps people live healthier lives - The study was done by researchers from universities and hospitals across the UK, including the University of Leicester, University of Sheffield, ...

Leicester Mercury - STEPHEN HAWKING SET TO VISIT UNIVERSITY - Professor Stephen Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time, is to give a lecture at the University of Leicester as part of its 50th anniversary ...

Wired News - In space... no one can hear you jingle - By John Baichtal March 07, 2008 | 1:56:00 PMCategories: Space Currency exchange company Travelex recently teamed up with the University of Leicester's ...

EurekAlert - First advert to be broadcast into space - The campaign to broadcast the first ever advert into space is launched today (Friday March 7)- with University of Leicester space scientists playing a key ...

TG Daily - Doritos commercial to be sent 42 light years into space - ... zone that could potentially harbor small terrestrial planets and support life as we know it,” researchers from the University of Leicester said. ...

Nursing in Practice - Scientists close in on cure for TB - Researchers at the University of Leicester have announced they have made a significant breakthrough towards finding a cure for tuberculosis (TB). ...

Channel 4 - Scientists 'step closer to TB cure' - step towards finding a cure for tuberculosis, a university has said. Researching scientists with department of biochemistry at the University of Leicester say they are now five to 10 years away from finding a treatment for the disease. They have identified two proteins in the TB bacterium they believe allow the disease to thrive in white blood

MSN UK - Scientists 'step closer to TB cure' - step towards finding a cure for tuberculosis, a university has said. Researching scientists with department of biochemistry at the University of Leicester say they are now five to 10 years away from finding a treatment for the disease. Thhey have identified two proteins in the TB bacterium they believe allow the disease to thrive in white blood

Edinburgh Evening News - TB cure 'five to ten years away' - a cure for tuberculosis, researchers at the University of Leicester said today. Academics have identified two proteins in the TB bacterium they believe allow the disease to thrive in white blood cells. They believe that now they have isolated these molecules within the disease, it will be possible to find a drug that can effectively fight them and

Web India - Scientists make advancement in fight against TB - 06, 2008 2:17:58 PM IST Researchers at University of Leicester have made advancement in the fight against TB by isolating two proteins from the bacterium that can be a potential target to avoid its resurgence. They claim to have isolated the molecular 'weapons' of the bacterium and are now conducting further studies to gauge ways to make the

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MedIndia - Researchers Make Advancement in Fight Against TB - Advancement in Fight Against TB Researchers at University of Leicester have made advancement in the fight against TB by isolating two proteins from the bacterium that can be a potential target to avoid its resurgence. They claim to have isolated the molecular 'weapons' of the bacterium and are now conducting further studies to gauge ways to make

Rochester Eccentric - Travel deals difficult during March Madness - Travelocity.Com. The study, through the University of Leicester, compiled data from 178 countries and found Denmark is happiest. Zimbabwe and Burundi are the most unhappy. USA didn't rank very well, we're toward the bottom at 131. We'll talk more about happiness and satisfaction in an upcoming column. Until then, let me know if you find hot deals

06 March 2008

HULIQ - New discoveries re-write prehistory of Leicestershire - Dr Patrick Clay, Director of University of Leicester Archaeological Services, has been studying this period for over 30 years. ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Potential vaccine for flesh eating bacteria - ... and Sarah Maddocks, also from the Department of Oral & Dental Science; Dr Aras Kadioglu, University of Leicester and Dr Nicklas Strömberg, Umeå University.

HULIQ - University of Leicester focuses on crime! - The University's contributions to the fight against crime to be highlighted at Celebrate Leicester Day. This year the University of Leicester celebrates 50 ...

HULIQ - Archaeology at Leicester celebrates 50 years of success - Academics and graduates of the School of Archaeology are invited to mark 50 years of teaching at the University of Leicester. This year, as the University ...

The Press Association - Scientists 'step closer to TB cure' - Researching scientists with department of biochemistry at the University of Leicester say they are now five to 10 years away from finding a treatment for ...

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Leicester Tigers - Double success in Varsity rugby - By Gary Sherrard The University of Leicester scored a double success in the Annual Varsity Rugby matches at Welford Road on Wednesday evening. ...

New Statesman - The protagonists in Palestine have a duty to try something new - For not only is he one of Leicester's most famous sons, nay, "a man of distinction", as the city's university described him when it awarded the singer an ...

The Hindu - Indians run bigger risk of diabetes, cardiac diseases - said. Kamlesh Khunti, a professor at the University of Leicester, has said that people with origins in the Indian sub-continent have a higher prevalence of diabetes and coronary heart disease. "A consistent finding in migrant South Asian populations is a higher prevalence of diabetes and a higher incidence and prevalence of premature coronary

EurekAlert - Leicester scientists seek to disarm TB's 'molecular weapon' - Scientists at the University of Leicester are claiming a new advance in their fight against the resurgence of TB in Britain. ...

05 March 2008

Leicester Mercury - Rugby: University get their kicks in advance! - By Dan Nice Leicester University are hoping they have been given a kick in the right direction ahead of their varsity rugby match against De Montfort ...

Times of India - Indians in bigger risk of diabetes - Kamlesh Khunti, a professor at the University of Leicester, has said that people with origins in the Indian sub-continent have a higher prevalence of ...

This is Leicestershire - People can become scientists for a day and learn about subjects as diverse as DNA and ice cream.The science activity day takes place at the University of Leicester, and is... - The science activity day takes place at the University of Leicester, and is part of Science and Engineering Week. A range of interactive activities for people interested in the sciences will be available, such as solving a mystery using DNA, and people from the departments of biochemistry, cell physiology, chemistry, genetics, mathematics, geology,

British Satellite News - UK team leading transformer work - SOT:(English Speech) super: Dr Michael Short, University of Leicester "We're trying to.. 3. Various of car simulator with embedded technology at University of Leicester 4. SOT:(English Speech) super: Dr Michael Short, University of Leicester â¿¿Many people won't.. 5. Various of scientists at TTE Systems 6. SOT:(English Speech) super: Michael

Professional Security Magazine Online - Littlewoods unveiled its national security operations centre near Oldham recently. - security and risk masters degrees at the University of Leicester. Again, echoing the business overall, such training has a pay-off in better staff retention. The sheer human variety of training came out of Gary; from technical counter-measures against bugging - 'industrial espionage does happen' - to intranets and e-learning. Training can range

This is Leicestershire - Scientists have made a breakthrough which could bring hope to hundreds of children diagnosed with a rare cancer.The discovery, by the University of Leicester, has been hailed as an "unexpected... - Dyer, an honorary consultant physician at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and professor of blood cancers at the university said the research is a breakthrough in understanding how the cancer is caused. This, in turn, will help to develop more specific treatments and therapies to treat the disease. He said: "The identification of so

NewsBlaze - Why South Asians are More At Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes - Latest research on why South Asians around the world are more susceptible to heart disease and diabetes is to be presented at the University of Leicester. ...

04 March 2008

Evening Star - Rail boss looks forward to new era - Bowker is 42 years old. He graduated from Leicester University in 1988 and his first job was as a session pianist! He joined London Transport as a graduate trainee in 11989. He became a consultant in the mid-1990s before becoming co-chairman of Virgin Trains in 2000. The following year he became head of the Strategic Rail Authority, until it was

24 Hour Museum - Talking About Disability And Art At Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery - colours seen as her sight recovered. (C) RCMG, University of Leicester Talking About. Disability and Art is a series of audio and visual points that have been launched and located throughout Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG), which explore disability in paintings ranging from the 17th century to the modern day. Launched in November 2008,

NME - The Charlatans give new album away for free - for more details. The tour dates are: Leicester University (May 10) Liverpool Carling Academy (11) Oxford Carling Academy (12) Bristol Carling Academy (13) London Forum (15) Southampton Guildhall (16) Lincoln Engine Shed (17) Glasgow Carling Academy (20) Newcastle Carling Academy (22) Sheffield Carling Academy (23) Manchester University (24) To

03 March 2008

Times Online - Britons are leaving the gym - Research last year at the University of Leicester confirmed that the fitness-industry boom has had little impact on the nation's girth. ...

02 March 2008

Independent - Richard Bowker: Off the dead man's handle and back on the right track - Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn; University of Leicester, BA (Hons) Economics Hobbies: Blackburn Rovers FC, hill walking, canal boating, wine, reading Career: September 2006 to present: chief executive, National Express 2005-06: chief executive of Partnership for Schools 2001-05: chairman and chief executive of the Strategic Rail

Medical News Today - Size Does Matter - And Men Still Get It Wrong... - The study, conducted by researchers from Leicester University, looked at 502 people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Women in general got their waist measurements wrong by 2.2 inches (5.5cm). People from white European backgrounds were worse than people from South Asian backgrounds when estimating measurements, with an average 2.9inches

01 March 2008

PharmaLive - University of Leicester Scientist Announces 'Unexpected and Exciting Advance' in Study of Cancer Type - Is Professor of Haemato-Oncology at the University of Leicester and Honorary Consultant Physician at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Kokomo Tribune - VASICEK: More opinionettes on events - “60 Minutes” poses and answers this question: “Which is the happiest country in the world? According to a scientific study by Leicester University in England, it’s Denmark. And that’s despite having one of the highest tax rates in the world!”

Bio-IT World - Harnessing the Web for genomics - will be led by Professor Anthony Brookes at the University of Leicester. The project incorporates the involvement of 17 leading European research institutes including another two from India and South Africa. Read more. InforSense Ltd. has announced the InforSense Translational Research Solution, which provides out-of-the-box tools and capabilities

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