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University of Leicester in the Media - August 2008

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

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Broadcast News

  • Professor Tim Coates of the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences was interviewed by East Midlands Today on 29th August, on the subject of knife attacks. You can view the interview online here .

Online News

31 August 2008

Malta Independent Online - New director for FIAU - He also holds a Masters degree in European Union (Commercial) Law from the University of Leicester. Prior to his appointment, he held the post of manager ...

The Nation Newspaper - 7 spreading their wings - ... Trinidad; Jasmine has selected the University of Toronto; Shani, the University of Leicester; while David has his sights set on an American university ...

30 August 2008

Chemie.de - Fingerprint breakthrough hope in US double murder probe - A detective from America is visiting forensic scientists at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police in a bid to shed new light on the ...

RedOrbit - Fingerprinting Breakthrough Could Help Solve Murder Case

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - US cops hope county will help crack brutal double murder - village of Wappenham, in partnership with the University of Leicester. The full article contains 397 words and appears in Northampton Chron & Echo newspaper. Page 1 of 1 Last Updated: 29 August 2008 7:19 AM Source: Northampton Chron & Echo Location: Northampton Bookmark: Del.icio.us Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Comment on

American Chronicle - The Health Effects of Heating and Cooking in the Home - and Inflammation, Division of Child Health, University of Leicester, UK. In addition, wood stoves are utilized as a low cost means of heating homes. Burning these biomass fuels, though economical, results in exposure to high levels of indoor air pollution and is therefore a concern, particularly for susceptible individuals. The U.S. Environmental

PhysOrg.com - Research Ethics Committees identify and correct problems in applications to do cancer trials

Innovations Report - Research Ethics Committees identify and correct problems in applications to do cancer trials

29 August 2008

New Scientist - Hot bullet casings can still finger the criminal - ... typically reaching temperatures above 200 °C. Now John Bond, a scientist with the Northamptonshire Police and fellow at the University of Leicester, ...

thinkBuddha.org - New Job in Leicester - been teaching in philosophy at Staffordshire University, as well as doing various other bits and pieces of freelance work. My university teaching at Staffordshire was, however, only on a temporary contract, and so I've been looking for something a little more long-term. It is a strange business applying for jobs. The more time I spent with

Medical News Today - Bombmakers Could Be Identified Using Fingerprint Analysis Technique

EurekAlert - Research Ethics Committees identify and correct problems in applications to do cancer trials - opinion by RECs. But a new study from the University of Leicester, recently reported in The Lancet Oncology, suggests that RECs may sometimes identify important problems in applications to conduct cancer trials. The Leicester study, funded by the National Research Ethics Service, looked at 80 anonymised NHS REC decision letters concerning cancer

Medical News Today - Naked Scientist Wins Royal Society Award For Science Communication - Society; Professor Alec Jeffreys, from the University of Leicester, and James Watson. To encourage debate and add a practical, visual part to the medium of radio, Smith has tested out new ideas such as the weekly 'kitchen science' experiments. Listeners can take part in simple home experiments alongside the broadcast and compete to be the first

Hindu - Fingerprinting breakthrough in cold case - Close cooperation with the University of Leicester, England, has also helped. Everything needed, like a 2500 volt supply, has been made, to save money. ...

28 August 2008

Times Online - Postgraduate degrees being dumbed down says academic - ... and were taking forward recommendations on the subject put forward by a group chaired by Robert Burgess, Vice-Chancellor, University of Leicester. ...

Science Daily - Research Ethics Committees Identify And Correct Problems In ... - But a new study from the University of Leicester, recently reported in The Lancet Oncology, suggests that RECs may sometimes identify important problems in ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Fingerprint technology tackles USA cold cases - The forensic expert, who is leading the research for the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police, said: "All I know about this case is that it ...

Azom.com - New Fingerprint Identification Technique Helping Authorities Solve ... - A leading detective from America is visiting forensic scientists at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police in a bid to shed new light on ...

Gizmag - Criminal Liability for Non-Aggressive Death - Authors: Professor CMV Clarkson is Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Leicester. He is the author of successful textbooks on Criminal Law, ...

SINDH TODAY - New technique can lift fingerprints from bombs fragments - John Bond, scientist at the University of Leicester, who developed the technique with the University chemistry team, said ‘ we have developed a method that ...

Guardian Unlimited - Fingerprint find by British physicist boosts forensics - Bond has worked as a research fellow at the University of Sussex and even installed NHS software. He then joined Northamptonshire Police as the scientific support manager and, thanks to collaborative work with the University of Leicester, is now an honorary research fellow there, too. When he read a scientific paper from Swansea University two

redOrbit - New Forensic Technique Developed

ScienceDaily - Fingerprint Breakthrough Hope In US Double Murder Probe

Web India - Bond finds new terror fighting technique

New Kerala - New technique can lift fingerprints from bombs fragments - been wiped off. John Bond, scientist at the University of Leicester, who developed the technique with the University chemistry team, said " we have developed a method that enables us to 'visualise fingerprints' even after the print itself has been removed. "We conducted a study into the way fingerprints can corrode metal surfaces. The technique

Web India - New technique can lift fingerprints from bombs fragments

Kerala Next - New technique can lift fingerprints from bombs fragments...

PhysOrg.com - Fingerprint analysis technique could be used to identify bombmakers

ScienceDaily - Fingerprint Analysis Technique Could Be Used To Identify Bombmakers

The Innovations Report - Fingerprint analysis technique could be used to identify bombmakers

27 August 2008

This is Leicestershire - DOCTORS 'DISMAYED' BY DRUG RATIONING - drugs on the NHS. Prof Steward, head of the University of Leicester Department of Cancer, and his colleagues said they were "dismayed" by the decision. This month, Nice issued draft guidance on the drugs Sutent (sunitinib), Avastin (bevacizumab), Nexavar (sorafenib) and Torisel (temsirolimus), saying they were "not cost effective" for patients with

This is Leicestershire - CASHPOINTS HIT IN NEW CRIMEWAVE - while they are using a cash machine." University of Leicester criminologist Professor Martin Gill said people must take precautions with their cards at all times. He said: "The police have done exactly the right thing in making people aware and now the public must be sure to take note. "This is a very simple scam for the offenders to carry out and

Air Force Technology - Leicester University Develop New Fingerprint Analysis Technique - Develop New Fingerprint Analysis Technique Leicester University Develop New Fingerprint Analysis Technique 26 August 2008 Email Article Print Experts from the University of Leicester have met with military personnel in Afghanistan to discuss the application of a new technique that can identify fingerprints on metal even if they have been

Army Technology - Leicester University Develop New Fingerprint Analysis Technique

Political Gateway - Bond finds new terror fighting technique - Bond finds new terror fighting technique LEICESTER, England, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A British scientist says his new fingerprinting technique on bullets could also be used to identify bomb makers. Dr. John Bond, a forensic research scientist at the University of Leicester, announced Tuesday his chemistry department team is working on military

Moldova.org - Bond finds new terror fighting technique - John Bond, a forensic research scientist at the University of Leicester, announced Tuesday his chemistry department team is working on military applications for a method of identifying fingerprints on metal items even after they have been wiped off. After earlier publication of Bond's progress in identifying fingerprints on bullets, he was

EurekAlert - Fingerprint analysis technique could be used to identify bombmakers - Police research has military application University of Leicester experts have held discussions with military personnel in Afghanistan following the discovery of new technology to identify fingerprints on metal. Dr John Bond, a forensic research scientist at the University of Leicester and scientific support manager at Northamptonshire Police, has

26 August 2008

United Press International - Bond finds new terror fighting technique - Dr. John Bond, a forensic research scientist at the University of Leicester, announced Tuesday his chemistry department team is working on military ...

Science Daily - Fingerprint Analysis Technique Could Be Used To Identify Bombmakers - 26, 2008) — University of Leicester experts have held discussions with military personnel in Afghanistan following the discovery of new technology to ...

AntiguaSun - Young Warriors end England tour - The players were accommodated in the student halls at the University of Leicester. Young Warriors played three matches – drawing one and losing two ...

Telic Thoughts - The Uniqueness of Our Solar System - Dr Martin Beer and Professor Andrew King of the University of Leicester, Dr Mario Livio of the Space Telescope Science Institute and Dr Jim Pringle of the University of Cambridge flag up the distinct possibility that our solar system is special in a paper to be published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Intelligent Design

Prospect Magazine - Why Hamlet's heirs are happy - Several recent studies have produced the same result: in 2006 Denmark ranked first out of 178 countries on the University of Leicester's Map of Happiness ...

25 August 2008

Inland Empire News - Denmark 'happiest place on earth' - Adrian White, from the UK's University of Leicester, used the responses of 80000 people worldwide to map out subjective well being. ...

Laser Focus World Magazine - DETECTORS: Diamond dynodes create new breed of photon detectors - (Courtesy of Space Research Centre, University of Leicester) FIGURE 2. The sample arm of a secondary electron yield (SEY) characterization apparatus can ...

Times of Malta - FHRD to hold information meeting on labour market degrees - George Spiteri, Jacqueline Farrugia, Marie Louise Fenech and James Catania graduated as Masters of Science from the University of Leicester in July. ...

24 August 2008

The Herald - Spending Time With Horses Is This The Perfect Therapy - Michael Reveley and Dr Christian Antonioli of Leicester University, said: "The effects exerted by the animals were significantly greater than those of just the natural setting. The emotions raised by the interaction may explain the mammals' healing properties." Cats are said to be so sensitive to human behaviour that when kept in hospices can tell

Seacoastonline - Reno named to Lumina Foundation - comparative religion or an administrator at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the University of Leicester (England), Harvard University, the University of Southern Maine, and Southern Oregon University. In August 2000, he was appointed chancellor of the University System of New Hampshire. The Lumina Foundation for Education, an

This is Leicestershire - PODCASTING 'BEST WAY TO LECTURE' - WAY TO LECTURE' 10:30 - 23 August 2008 A university researcher says podcasting is one of the best ways of giving lectures to students. Gilly Salmon, professor of e-learning at the University of Leicester, has written a book saying that the technique of recording lessons to listen to on mobile MP3 players has benefits for students and teachers.

Muzi.com - Survey Says: People Are Happier

23 August 2008

Leicester Mercury - 'THERE'S MORE TO LIFE THAN SHOPS' - Bill Bryson, who was recently awarded an honorary degree by the University of Leicester, said that one of his ideal rules for the world would be that "all ...

eLearningNews.net - PODCASTING FOR LEARNING IN UNIVERSITIES - international e-learning research centre at the University of Leicester: Beyond Distance Research Alliance. The book is edited by Gilly Salmon, Professor of E-learning and Learning Technologies and her colleague Dr Palitha Edirisingha, Lecturer in E-learning. The book is dedicated to staff and students of the University of Leicester in its 50th

ScienceDaily - Space Age Engineers To Verify Control Software For Future Robotic Inter-planetary Missions - been awarded by ESA, and confirms that the Leicester Control Group is now at the forefront of European research on Space Control Systems." 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 enlarge Artist's view of a future Mars Sample

Sciencebase Science Blog - Scientific Stereotype - scientists was undertaken recently by a team at Leicester University in England and Australia's Curtin University of Technology. Although the results have not yet been published, based on preliminary analysis the main conclusion from the research is that children think of scientists as boring white men with glasses, beards, and strange hair.

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Times Online - Sir Edwin Nixon: businessman and managing director of IBM (UK) | Times Online Obituary - role of chairman of the council of the University of Leicester from 1992 to 1998. He was also connected with Manchester Business School; the Oxford Centre for Management Studies (renamed Templeton College in 1983); the Open University and the Civil Service College. Nixon's interests were wide. He sat on the advisory council of the New Oxford

Yahoo! Finance - Survey Says: People Are Happier: Financial News - different study was conducted at Britain's University of Leicester that produced a top 10 list with many of the same countries (BusinessWeek.com, 10/11/06). The British survey compiled data from UNESCO, the CIA, the New Economics Foundation, and the World Health Organization, among others, and concluded that wealth, access to health care, and basic

This is Leicestershire - SPACE TEAM WIN FUNDS FOR RESEARCH - this story 10:30 - 22 August 2008 A team of university engineers has secured funding to create software for future robotic missions in space. Dr Declan Bates, senior lecturer at the University of Leicester's department of engineering, is part of an international team of engineers to have won 250,000 from the European Space Agency (ESA). The

22 August 2008

Loughborough News - LEICESTER FORENSIC MEDICINE TEAM AT PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL ... - A delegation from the University of Leicester is attending an international conference on forensic medicine. Professor Guy Rutty, Dr Liz Turk and Dr Eleanor ...

Loughborough News - LEICESTER POSTGRADUATE TO RAISE FUNDS IN MEMORY OF FORMER PROFESSOR - A University of Leicester psychology postgraduate is to run a half marathon in memory of people who have lost their lives to cancer- including a University ...

PhysOrg.com - Space age engineers to verify control software for future robotic interplanetary missions - been awarded by ESA, and confirms that the Leicester Control Group is now at the forefront of European research on Space Control Systems."

News Blaze - Space Age Engineers to Verify Control Software for Future Robotic

News Blaze - Medicine in High Places: Mountain Sickness, High Altitude and Physiology - to obtain a qualification in the field, the University of Leicester, with Medical Expeditions, also runs a one-year diploma, accredited by the University and convertible into a Masters course. The IKAR/UIAA approved MClinSci/PGDip/PGCert Mountain Medicine course covers all aspects of mountain medicine and is internationally recognised. Topics

Medical News Today - Mountain Medicine And High Altitude Physiology Course

Creators - As the Worm Turns by Scott LaFee - - They sort of bumble about. Biologists at the University of Leicester in England Don't Stop Singing Scientists know why the cage bird doesn't sing. Uncaged birds, too. It seems that at least some bird species only sing when there's a pay-off - breeding season, for example. Once the mating thing is over, their musical neurons apparently die As

iT News - Engineers to develop software for robotic space missions - ... of this verification and validation process,” said Bates, who is a senior lecturer in the University of Leicester’s Department of Engineering. ...

Whitehaven News - A-level students make plans for the future - ... Kendal is off to Aberdeen University, Sophie Ironside from Rottington to Birmingham University, Lucy Johnston from Carlisle to Leicester University, ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Garden events: What's on (August 23 - 31) - 31 NCCPG Plant Fair at University of Leicester Botanic Garden, Oadby, Leics; 11am to 4pm. Plant stalls and garden clinic, willow weaving demo, ...

St. Louis Federal Reserve - St. Louis Fed: Luciana Juvenal - Economist - Economics and Finance Research Community, Keele University, February 2007. 38th Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference, University of York, September 2006. 3rd Leicester PhD Conference in Economics, University of Leicester, May 2006. Seminar Presentations 2007-2008 Trinity College Dublin Bank of Spain City University of New

21 August 2008

EUROPA - The buzz on sickly bees - Researchers at Britain's University of Leicester conducted a study to investigate the effects that illness has on bumble-bees. Their findings were recently ...

Crosscut - Want to be happy? Become a Dane - The other survey was conducted by the University of Leicester in England, and this one weighed a variety of sources. Countries like America that put ...

This is Leicestershire - A university student is to give a paper at a science festival - The European Science Festival, next month, is expected to attract up to 50,000 people. The University of Leicester will be represented by chemistry doctoral student Sara Rafice. She will be presenting the paper, Protecting The People We Care

Haverhill Echo - Record results at Sam Ward - Ben, from Haverhill, will read physics at the University of Leicester after getting top grades in maths, physics and chemistry, and hopes to become a ...

20 August 2008

BusinessWeek - Survey Says: People Are Happier - In 2006, a quite different study was conducted at Britain's University of Leicester that produced a top 10 list with many of the same countries ...

HealthNewsDigest.com - Medicine in High Places - By University of Leicester (HealthNewsDigest.com) - December 5th-7th sees the 10th Mountain Medicine and High Altitude Physiology Course, ...

EurekAlert - Space age engineers to verify control software for future robotic ... - Dr. Declan Bates, a senior lecturer in the University of Leicester Department of Engineering, is part of an international consortium that has won €250K from ... See all stories on this topic

Loughborough News - University of Leicester Professor recognised for contribution to ... - A leading Leicester geologist has being recognised by his peers for his outstanding contribution to his discipline. Mike Lovell, Professor of Petrophysics ...

Professional Security - Retail LP date, 18/08/2008 - Quinn, The Co-operative Group; Adrian Beck, Leicester University; Prof Joshua Bamfield, Centre for Retail Research; Richard Grant, Carphone Warehouse; Robert Jennings, Boots; and Gill Yardley, Homebase As part of partnership promotions, EyeforRetail and RILA are offering you the chance to book for this event with an extra £100 off of the ticket

Governor Tim Pawlenty and Lt. Governor Carol Molnau - GOVERNOR PAWLENTY APPOINTS MORTIMORE TO FOOD SAFETY AND DEFENSE TASK FORCE -- August 18, 2008 - earned her master of science degree from Leicester University in the United Kingdom. She is appointed as an at-large member to fulfill a four-year term that expires June 30, 2012 and replaces Bill Newman on the task force. The Food Safety and Defense Task Force advises the Department of Agriculture and legislature on food issues and food safety.

National Hispanic Corporate Council - Affitech and Omeros Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development Agreement - applications for those antibodies from the University of Leicester and from its collaborator, Medical Research Council at Oxford University. Notes to editors: About Affitech AS Affitech AS is a privately held human therapeutic antibody discovery and development company with headquarters and R&D facilities in Oslo, Norway and its US

PR Newswire - Affitech and Omeros Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development Agreement

Yahoo! Finance - Affitech and Omeros Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development Agreement

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PharmaLive.com - Affitech and Omeros Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development Agreement

BioSpace, Inc. - Affitech AS and Omeros Corporation Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development Agreement

19 August 2008

Loughborough News - SIR TERRY WOGAN FINDS 'LOST CITY' FOR THE FOURTH TIME - Sir Terry will be at the University of Leicester for a champagne reception and lunch on Friday 29th August. In his early BBC Radio shows Sir Terry ...

Loughborough News - Europe's Largest Science Festival in the European Capital of ... - The University of Leicester will be represented by the Chemistry Ph.D. student Sara A. Rafice who will be presenting a poster titled “Protecting the people ...

Chemistry World - Discovering the secrets of DNA repair - Glen Burley, an expert in DNA nanotechnology at the University of Leicester, UK, says that the work is exciting because it provides a method for ...

MarketWatch - Affitech and Omeros Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development ... - ... the antibodies targeting MASP-2 and the therapeutic applications for those antibodies from the University of Leicester and from its collaborator, ...

Professional Security - Heard on the Grapevine - Protection Professional (CPP) and has a University of Leicester MSc and other qualifications. So it's not just talk when he says 'I'm very much focused on continued professional development' and talks of raising the bar of professionalism. He expects all his senior managers to have a masters in their relevaant field; and they all do. "It's

18 August 2008

Hometown Source - Gov. Pawlenty announces 2 appointments - Mortinore earned her master of science degree from Leicester University in the United Kingdom. She is appointed as an at-large member to fulfill a four-year ...

The Punch - NDDC: When SOS meets with silence - Igben, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Media and Communication, University of Leicester, UK, wrote via igbenhgo@ yahoo.com; hgoi1@le.ac.uk.

17 August 2008

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16 August 2008

Journal Live - THE Rev Glyn Evans is vicar of the parish church of St Andrew’s ... - I just can’t forget seeing The Clash at my university in Leicester. What are you listening to on your I-pod/CD player at the moment? ...

This is Leicestershire - TOP CANCER SPECIALIST IS SET FOR CITY - class medical scientist is to join bosses at Leicester's hospitals. Professor David Wynford-Thomas has been appointed a non-executive director at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. He will also become pro-vice Chancellor at the University of Leicester and head its College of Medicine, Biological and Psychological Sciences from October

silicon.com - Prisoners get touch-screen rehab - rehab News PIPs are being piloted in Leicester, Lincoln and Nottingham. Criminologist Professor Martin Gill, of the University of Leicester, said: "I haven't heard of it but in principle it sounds like a good idea. [27 Oct 2005] Find Related Articles Channel: Public Sector Tags: prison The Weekly Round-Up: 07.10.05 Round-Up Tew is a business

Telegraph.co.uk - My husband the transsexual - They can recall how - to the day - they met ('The eighth of November 1971, Leicester University. I was on my way to a chemistry practical and she made me ...

SourceWire - Association for Learning Technology - ALT-C 2008: Rethinking the Digital Divide - for Learning and Teaching, The Open University); Richard Noss (Professor of Mathematics Education at the Institute of Education, Co-Director London Knowledge lab, TLRP Associate Director for Technology Enhanced Learning); Gilly Salmon (Professor of e-Learning and Learning Technologies, University of Leicester); Clive Shepherd (Chair of the

This is Lincolnshire - NEWS UPDATE: A-LEVEL SUCCESS IS WORTH CELEBRATING - and a C in general studies and has a place at Leicester University to study medical genetics. She said: "I'm really happy because I had no idea what I had got. It was hard coming from another country but I ended up at the right school." For a full report on the A-level results, see Friday's Echo. Reader comments Well Done All who

Medical News Today - School And Diabetes More Understanding Needed - researcher Dr Susannah Lewis, working with the University of Leicester School of Psychology (Clinical Psychology Unit) and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Its aim was to find out from young people with type 1 diabetes how the management of their condition was influenced by school personnel and peers. Five girls and four boys aged

The Innovations Report - School and diabetes - more understanding needed

News-Medical.Net - Managing diabetes at school

15 August 2008

Halifax Evening Courier - Crossley Shield Final preview: Bridge and Warley in showdown - Although batting down the order, this Leicester University student shows the strength in depth of the Warley batting line-up. James Cooper: Captain of the ...

14 August 2008

Economic Times - Happiness is the next model - Researchers at Britain’s University of Leicester developed what they call the first “World Map of Happiness” a couple of years ago using a battery of data, ...

innovations report - School and diabetes - more understanding needed - ... working with the University of Leicester School of Psychology (Clinical Psychology Unit) and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. ...

Free press releases - STUDENTS FIND TOP UNIVERSITIES FOR SEX AND CHEAP BEER WITH PUSH.CO.UK - As A-level students learn whether they’ve made the grade or face university clearing, Push.co.uk, the leading independent website for university applicants, ...

Leicester Mercury - PUPILS' HARD WORK PAYS OFF - Ian Wilson, principal of Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College, in Leicester, said: "The days are gone when every student would turn up at the appointed ...

Lincolnshire Echo - BREAKING NEWS: A-LEVELS SET TO BE BEST YET - She got an A in maths, B in biology, B in chemistry and a C in general studies and has a place at Leicester University to study medical genetics. ...

This is Leicestershire - 'IT IS AN EXCITING TIME' - for an office complex - an important part of Leicester Regeneration Company's New Busineess Quarter. For Mr Chhapi, conservation is a moving feast. "What will conservation be in decades to come? Would we be thinking we should have held on to the Haymarket Theatre?" Mr Chhapi said his favourite buildings were University of Leicester engineering

13 August 2008

This is Leicestershire - STUDY OF CRIME COST TO THE NHS - figures show that 12 people were admitted to Leicester's hospitals with stab injuries. Dr Tim Coates, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Leicester and a doctor in Leicester Royal Infirmary's accident and emergency department and chair of the research network said: "The collection of national injury data to allow this type of

12 August 2008

MarketWatch - DeVry Inc. Announces Changes to Board of Directors - He did graduate work at Georgetown University and the University of Leicester in Leicester England before joining Molex in 1965. ...

Journal of American Medical Association - Psychiatrists Strive to Help Children Heal Mental Wounds From War ... - ... not exist as a specialty in Iraq, said Mohammed Al-Uzri, MB ChB, consultant psychiatrist at the University of Leicester School of Medicine in England. ...

10 August 2008

Times of Malta - Five graduate from Greenwich University - The FHRD also offers academic courses in human resource management and development by the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester. ...

Worcester Telegram - Regional digest - He studied physics in England, earning a doctorate from the University of Leicester. He joined the WPI faculty as an associate professor in 1977 and was a ...

Independent - Chemistry - A-Z Degrees, Getting Into University - Where's best for teaching? Imperial, the Open University, Nottingham Trent, Bristol, Cambridge, Durham, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian, Robert Gordon, St Andrew's, Strathclyde, Bangor and Cardiff were rated excellent. Where's best for research? Bristol, Cambridge, Durham,

Independent - 'Jails create jobs and they're quiet neighbours' - Last month this newspaper quoted Carol Hedderman, professor of criminology at the University of Leicester, who argued that locking up large numbers in Titan

08 August 2008

Hertfordshire Mercury - National target as James takes over - He went on to Leicester University - where he was the first-team captain - and was a member of the Leicester Tigers Academy for two years. ...

Professional Security - Alumni re-launch, 07/08/2008 - (Criminology), Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH. Or fill in the webform on this link, or contact Marketing and Admissions Administrator Helen Baldock: Source: http://www.le.ac.uk/criminology/Alumni/index.html << back Terms & Conditions | Sitemap (C) Professional Security

This is Leicestershire - STUDY IS FOOD FOR THOUGHT - MITCHELL 10:30 - 07 August 2008 Experts in Leicester are leading the way in the battle against cancer - inspired by curry, red wine and tea. Many studies claiming "superfoods" such as broccoli, pomegranate and even chocolate could help stave off the disease have hit headlines in recent years. Now, University of Leicester scientists have started

PhysOrg.com - Ancient archaeology holds clue to new computer systems - researchers at the universities of Glasgow, Leicester and Exeter are looking at objects ranging from cooking wares and coins to wall paintings and loom weights and tracing the links between the people who made, used and taught others to make them. Professor Peter Van Dommelen from the University of Glasgow said: ¿By tracing the development of

Press-Enterprise - Auspicious Day - ... diabetes, as well as supporting performing arts. He contributes to the University of Leicester, where he recently received a doctorate in music.

MSNBC.com - The bucket list of ultimate adventures - and cultural gifts. (Researchers at the University of Leicester crunched the numbers to deem Bhutan one of the happiest countries in the world.) Trekkers who enter the valleys and villages around the sacred, 24,000-foot mountain of Chomo Lhari encounter gracious monks perched in nest-like monasterries, whimsical blue-colored sheep, and ravishing

07 August 2008

Creators - Talk to Me, Doc by Scott Lafee - time," wrote researchers Andrew Wilson of the University of Leicester and Susan Childs of the >>>University<<< of Northumbria, "doctors did not prescribe more drugs, did not run more tests, did not make more referrals and did not do more examinations, except perhaps checking blood pressure more often." Patients were not more satisfied with their care

The Western Telegraph - Obituaries, July 23rd - later obtained a degree in social services at Leicester University. She worked in child care in Nottingham, the Isle of Wight, Cardiff and Swansea before marrying Garnet in 1954. They built a house in Wimerfield Avenue, Killay, where they brought up Anthony, Karen and Helen. In 1965 they opened a shop at Penyfro, Dunvant, where Christopher was

06 August 2008

PhysOrg.com - Ancient archaeology holds clue to new computer systems - Professor Lin Foxhall, Principal Investigator of the project at Leicester University, added: “How do we gather knowledge about how societies came to operate ...

Deccan Herald - ICAS Twinning Program from Manipal - In the UK, ICAS has tied up with City University, Lancaster University, Sheffield Hallam University and University of Leicester. The ones in Australia are ...

BBC News - Archaeology offers computer hope - Prof Lin Foxhall, principal investigator of the project at Leicester University, said understanding how societies came to operate would help researchers ...

CVS Communities - Second doctorate for Allesley man at 64 - By Emma Chown David Sheppard has been awarded his second doctorate, a PhD from Leicester University, for his research. His thesis was entitled Techniques ...

Coventry Telegraph - Allesley OAP awarded second doctorate - David Sheppard has been awarded his second doctorate, a PhD from Leicester University, for his research. His thesis was entitled Techniques for ...

05 August 2008

Voice of America - Farming A Deadly Risk in Mine-Laden Southern Senegal - Martin Evans, geographer at the University of Leicester, has done extensive research in Casamance. He says even for people who have been able to return to ...

Fenland Today - Fingerprint technology could be used on bombs - In May Northamptonshire Police announced it had joined forces with experts at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre to develop the new ...

This is Leicestershire - MORE IS LESS FOR PATIENTS - out more examinations. Dr Andrew Wilson, of the University of Leicester, a co-author of the article, said: "There was some evidence that blood pressure was checked and smoking was discussed more often when more time was available." However, he said the most consistent finding was that most doctors' behaviour remained unchanged. Copyright |

Science in Africa - Scientist use ingredient found in shampoo to monitor oxygen in the oceans - and is in collaboration with Dr Gawen Jenkin, University of Leicester, and Dr Tom Johnson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew did his first degree at the University of East Anglia, studying Environmental Sciences. While there, he became interested in oceanography, geochemistry and quaternary sciences. It was during a year abroad,

TMCnet.com - Invest Leicestershire: International Retail Software Provider To Create New Jobs In Leicestershire - Europe. Invest Leicestershire and Loughborough University will help to facilitate the recruitment process by focusing on graduates from the University's Business School. Invest Leicestershire is also in discussions with the University of Leicester and De Montfort University over similar agreements to help Maple Lake recruit graduates from

04 August 2008

Asian Image - Sophia to feature at Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Having studied Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Leicester Sophia returned to the North West to pursue her artistic ambitions and to work with ...

Compute Scotland - Computers to help archaeology and craft tracking early Mediterranean networks

iTWire - Ancient Greeks help build better computer networks - by Davey Winder The University of Leicester in England is launching a major programme to help develop a new paradigm for future global computing ...

Science Centric - Ancient Mediterranean craft traditions to lead to new computing ... - A University of Leicester-led project, in partnership with the Universities of Exeter and Glasgow, combining archaeology and computer science has received ...

03 August 2008

New Delhi Pioneer - Crime buster - angle Crime buster Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire Police, have announced a major breakthrough in crime detection which could lead to hundreds of cold cases being reopened. Researchers in the University Department of Chemistry and the Police's scientific support unit have developed a method that

This is Leicestershire - UNIVERSITY TEACHER TRAINING COURSES AMONG BEST - Next Story | Previous Story | Back to list UNIVERSITY TEACHER TRAINING COURSES AMONG BEST 10:30 - 01 August 2008 A university has been ranked among the top 20 teacher-training establishments in the UK for the second year running. Leicester has also made the top 10 for the numbers of its teacher-training graduates in employment, and was top

This is Leicestershire - DEDICATED UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR IS HONOURED - | Previous Story | Back to list DEDICATED UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR IS HONOURED 10:30 - 01 August 2008 University of Leicester's head of engineering, Professor Sarah Spurgeon, has received the highest accolade in her field. Prof Spurgeon has been given membership of the Royal Academy of Engineering, only the second female at the university to

The Mirror - If Barry George didn't kill Jill Dando who did? - and wiped. Research by Northants police and the University of Leicester found the acid in fingerprint residue causes microscopic corrosion on metals. Analysis of the Dando bullet case showed it had been worked on and "crimped" with pliers. George, who had an IQ of 75 and was in the bottom one per cent of the population for organising tasks, was always an unli

02 August 2008

This is Leicestershire - COMPUTER FIRM LOOKS TO COUNTY GRADUATES - agency Invest Leicestershire and Loughborough University will help Maple Lake with recruitment by working with graduates from the university's Business School. Invest Leicestershire is also in discussions with the University of Leicester and De Montfort University over similar plans to help Maple Lake. Martin Peters, chief Executive of Leicester

Creators - Bee Well by Scott LaFee - They sort of bumble about. Biologists at the University of Leicester in England divided a group of bumblebees into two sections: A healthy control group and a group that was injected with lipopolysaccharide, a substance that stimulates the bee's immune response (making it feel poorly) without actually infecting the insect with a disease. The

This is Leicestershire - NEW STAR IS DISCOVERED BY 'ACCIDENT' - star has been spotted by space scientists in Leicester. Dr Andy Read and his team, from the University of Leicester, made the discovery using the European Photon Imaging Camera (Epic), which analyses images sent to them from space. They came across some astonishing X-ray data which their robotic recording system missed. It has been named V598

01 August 2008

istockAnalyst.com - Web Users Warned Over Dangers of Identity Theft - Professor Martin Gill, Director of Perpetuity, a spin-out company from the University of Leicester, said: "By obtaining somebody's personal details an ...

This is Leicestershire - CRICKET: PATEL'S CENTURY STEERS KIBWORTH INTO THE SEMI-FINALS - to Maher Stars (25); Winchester 258-5 (13) University Staff Leicester 250-7 (11). Trophyparlour.co.uk & MJ Gallory.co.uk Division One: Thurlaston 140 (7) Queniborough 144-8 (25); Blaby Village 207-6 (25) Asian Sports II 127 (6); Bombay 129 (25) Leo 80 (6); Makers Edge 245-4 (17) Beaumanor 178-9 (8); University Staff Loughborough 339-7 (25); Shree

Glasgow Daily Record - 300m Net Details In Fraud Risk - ID fraud expert Prof Martin Gill, of Leicester University, said: "By obtaining somebody's personal details, an identity fraudster can apply for credit cards ...

Daily Camera - Becker: Doritos and an interplanetary cry for help - And there was money involved: Doritos made an "undisclosed donation" to astronomers at the University of Leicester and EISCAT. ...

This is Leicestershire - Drug Safety - A researcher has joined a group of leading European scientists at a high-level conference to discuss drug safety.Professor Pierluigi Nicotera, director of the MRC toxicology unit at the University of Leicester, gave a talk at the event in Manchester on how some new types of medication may have rare side-effects in patients that can potentially cause brain damage and disease. He was speaking as part of a symposium organised in order to discuss new ways for scientists to test medicines.

This is Leicestershire - Staggering Fossil Found - A "staggering discovery" of tiny 14-million-year-old fossils in the Antarctic points towards dramatic changes in the world's climate.Dr Mark Williams, a geologist at the University of Leicester, analysed the ancient...

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