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University of Leicester in the Media - September 2008

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

You can access details of previous months' media as well as press coverage here


Broadcast News

  • Dr Simon Bennett of the Institute of Lifelong Learning appeared on Leicester Sound on 11th September, discussing how the world has changed since 9/11.
  • Dr John Bond appeared on Radio 4's Today Programme on 16 September, discussing potential research into profiling criminals by examing their sweat.
  • BBC Radio Leicester interviewed Professor Martin Gill on 19th September, on the subject of identity theft.
  • The Today Programme on BBC Radio 4 interview Dr Sara Kenyon about the study she led on the use of antibiotics for women who go into premature labour. The interview was broadcast on 18 September and can be listened to online by clicking here .
  • Professor Nilesh Samani was interview by BBC Radio 4's Today Programme on the subject of genetic tests to determine the risk of developing life-threatening conditions.
  • Lisa Smith of the School of Psychology was interviewed by BBC Radio Five Live on 24 September and by Leicester Sound on 25 September. She discussed her planned research into the impact of CSI-style programming on jurors' decision making.

Online News

30 September 2008

NewsBlaze - Top Writers to Appear At First Ever Literary Leicester Festival - Larkin was a former University of Leicester Librarian and Monica Jones an Assistant Lecturer in the English Department. Anthony Thwaite will also read a ...

NewsBlaze - University of Leicester Launches Freshers' Pod - StartingUni.info, a website developed by the University of Leicester, is providing podcasts to help new students prepare for the daunting experience of ...

United Press International - Jury study to determine CSI impact - The psychological study by the University of Leicester is designed to investigate how accurate people's perceptions about forensic science are, ...

Loughborough News - FREE Bicycle Security Coding for Leicester University students - Leicestershire Constabulary's beat team based at Leicester University campus are offering a free bicycle marking service during Fresher's Fayre week ...

Worcester News - The dark side of Helen McCabe - year at the Romantic Novelists Conference at Leicester University I met an old acquaintance who I thought might be interested. So I sent him a story I had called Return of The Piper. He refers to it as â¿¿modern Gothicâ¿¿, but I prefer â¿¿chillerâ¿¿.â¿¿ Whatever the semantics, Piper, as it is now titled, is causing much excitement in literary

ScienceDaily - New Understanding Of Diabetes Drug Target - Faculty of 1000. The research was funded by the University of Leicester and the Wellcome Trust Adapted from materials provided by University of Leicester, via EurekAlert!, a service of AAAS. Need to cite this story in your essay, paper, or report? Use one of the following formats: APA MLA Related Stories Largest Ever Study Of Diabetes

Medical News Today - Deafness Research UK Opens Up Expert Knowledge Base To Tinnitus Sufferers - Mulheran from the MRC Toxicology unit at the University of Leicester and Dr Danuta Orlowska, a Clinical Psychologist working in the Department of Audiological Rehabilitation at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital in London. As well as the presentations, there will be a Question & Answer session giving sufferers a chance to quiz

Norway Post - Looking for Viking ancestry - by Professor of genetics Mark Jobling at the University of Leicester, will be testing volounteers from Stavanger, Bergen and Trondheim, Lillehammer, Hamar and Kinsarvik in Hardanger, to see if there is Viking blood flowing in their veins. Researchers from Norway, Britain, Iceland and Hungary met in Stavanger this weekend to work out the

EducationGuardian.co.uk - Make friends before you start - Charlotte Wright, 20 and about to start a maths degree at the University of Leicester, has joined two Facebook groups, one for her course and another for ... See all stories on this topic

guardian.co.uk - How to stay well when expecting - Dr Sara Kenyon of Leicester University, who led the study, found that erythromycin and another antibiotic called co-amoxiclav appeared to have harmful ...

29 September 2008

Greenbang - 100 million AD: What would the aliens find? - Dr Jan Zalasiewcz, a lecturer in geology at the University of Leicester, has published a book called The Earth After Us, asking that very question. ...

Gearlog - Nielsen Mobile Says Text Me Now Trumps Call Me - In May Dr. Nigel Bannister, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at University of Leicester in England calculated the cost of texting and ...

Boston Globe - Sticky fingers - Scientists at Purdue University in Indiana and Leicester University in Britain, working separately, have discovered new ways of extracting more information ...

Sydney Morning Herald - Apex Financial Accounts 30 June 2008 - He holds a B.Sc. in Mining Geology from the University of Leicester, and a Ph.D. from the University of Leeds, is a member of the Australasian Institute of ...

28 September 2008

New Delhi Pioneer - The bomb prints - FORAY The bomb prints Crime Buster 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,

Medical News Today - Child Witnesses - How To Improve Their Performance - of lineup fillers and target(s) in the lineup." LEICESTER UNIVERSITY University Road Leicester LE1 7RH http://www.le.ac.uk Please rate this article: (Hover over the stars then click to rate) Patient / Public: or Health Professional: Useful Links Email Print < Top Add to: Digg Del.icio.us Reddit Fark StumbleUpon Yahoo!

Medical News Today - Impact Of CSI-Style Programming On Jurors: How Attitudes And Expectations May Impact On Jurors' Decision-Making In A Courtroom - 0 posts A new psychological study from the University of Leicester aims to investigate how accurate people's perceptions about forensic science are, where these beliefs come from, and how this forensic awareness may impact on jury decision making. It will assess whether the jury system in the UK is influenced by the type of forensic-related

The Innovations Report - Discovery offers new understanding of diabetes drug target

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Thaindian.com - What legacy would humans leave in the rocks 100 million years hence? - Conducted by Jan Zalasiewicz, a lecturer in geology at the University of Leicester, UK, the study takes the perspective of alien explorers arriving on earth ...

27 September 2008

Nature Biotechnology - A genome-wide association study identifies six susceptibility loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia - Research, Paul O'Gorman Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE2 4HH, UK. MRC Toxicology Unit, Leicester University, Leicester LE1 9HN, UK. Section of Haemato-oncology, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5NG, UK. Haematological Sciences, Leech Building, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

Keighley News - Paul is patients' choice as doctor - of Dr Paul Bolton. Dr Bolton qualified from Leicester University in 2000 and spent a year as a house officer in various hospitals. The following year he and his wife moved to Brisbane, Australia, where they stayed for 18 months. â¿¿I spent a month of that time working in an outback town as the only doctor for the townâ¿¿s 4,000 inhabitants

Keighley News - Paul is patients' choice as doctor

MSN Money Central - Advanced Medical Optics Names Dr. Simon Kilvington Director of Microbiology - lens and water treatment industries. At the University of Leicester, he taught medical microbiology to undergraduate and postgraduate students and is regularly invited to present research findings at national and international scientific conferences. Dr. Kilvington received his Ph.D. from the University of Bath, U.K. About Advanced Medical

Nature Magazine - About the editors : About the journal : Nature - Editor, London Education: MA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK; PhD Astrophysics, University of Sydney, Australia; MA Landscape Architecture, University of Greenwich, UK; postdoctoral research associate at University of Cambridge, UK; Hubble Fellow at University of California, Berkeley, USA; Royal Society University Research Fellow,

PhysOrg.com - Discovery offers new understanding of diabetes drug target

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The Innovations Report - The Hibernating Stellar Magnet - Perez-Ramirez (Universidad de Jaen, Spain and University of Leicester, UK), J. French, G. Melady, L. Hanlon, and B. McBreen (University College Dublin, Ireland), K. Leventis and S. B. Markoff (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), S. Leon (IRAM, Granada, Spain), A. Kraus (Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn, Germany), A. C. Wilson

Scientific Blogging - Why Did The SWIFT J195509+261406 Neutron Star Appear, Flash 40 Times, And Then Wink Out?

26 September 2008

EurekAlert - 100 million years AD - Jan Zalasiewicz, a lecturer in geology at the University of Leicester, has published a new study looking at the lasting impression made by mankind -100 ...

Metro - And Another Thing: other events in the East Midlands this weekend - Fri Sep 26, Richard Attenborough Centre, University Of Leicester, Lancaster Road, off University Road, Leicester. 7.30pm, £10, £7 concs. ...

Management in Practice - Polyclinics "will lead to loss of trust in GPs" - A study from the University of Leicester looked at the relationships forged between patients and their doctors over time. It found that patients develop ...

Keighley News - Paul is patients’ choice as doctor - Dr Bolton qualified from Leicester University in 2000 and spent a year as a house officer in various hospitals. The following year he and his wife moved to ...

PhysOrg.com - Study probes impact of CSI-style programming on jurors

The Jewish Chronicle - Leicester's antisemite should stay, says MP - unwelcome. But Lord Janner, who was MP for Leicester from 1970-97, said that the council's decision to display the statue of was "not a major issue". De Montfort, the Earl of Leicester, expelled Jews from the city in 1231. Lord Janner said that when he was offered an honorary degree from the city's de Montfort University in 2005, he "gave it a

Nature Magazine - Talin depletion reveals independence of initial cell spreading from integrin activation and traction - Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, 1212 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, New York 10027, USA. Department of Biochemistry, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 9HN, UK. Correspondence to: Michael P. Sheetz1 e-mail: ms2001@columbia.edu Main navigation Journal content Journal home Advance online publication

ArcaMax Publishing - Swift sees farthest gamma-ray burst

Moldova.org - Swift sees farthest gamma-ray burst

PhysOrg.com - Warning over polyclinics and super-surgeries

The Innovations Report - 'Chemical Equator' splits northern from southern air pollution - and Neil R. P. Harris: Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Robert J. Parker and John J. Remedios: Earth Observation Science, Space Research Centre, Department of Physics &Astronomy, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK. Nigel A.D. Richards: Institute for Atmospheric Science, School of Earth and Environment,

BBC Online - Controlling Anger - your mental wellbeing called Headroom. BBC Leicester's Tony Wadsworth takes a closer look at the issues surrounding anger. Why do people get angry and what is the best way to deal with an aggressive siituation? That is the question that presents itself to everyone and BBC Leicester is tackling the issue head-on. BBC Leicester's Tony Wadsworth

EurekAlert - Discovery offers new understanding of diabetes drug target - Scientists at the University of Leicester have published findings about a new advance in the study of major diabetes drug target. The advance - described by ...

25 September 2008

ePolitix - Top universities to seek poorer pupils - John Denham said on Wednesday that Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, King's College London, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Southampton and Warwick universities ...

Media Newswire - University of Reading commended for good practice in employing ... - Bronze awards were also given to the University of Bedfordshire, King's College London, Lancaster University, the University of Leicester, the University of ...

Pharmaceutical Business Review - Advanced Medical Optics appoints new director of microbiology - ... Mr Kilvington was senior lecturer at the department of infection, immunity and inflammation at the University of Leicester in the UK. ...

OUPblog - Of Pliosaurs and Kings - In the post below Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist from the University of Leicester and author of the forthcoming book The World After Us: What Legacy Will ...

EurekAlert - Warning over polyclinics and super-surgeries - relationships Research carried out at the University of Leicester by Carolyn Tarrant and Tim Stokes, of the Department of Health Sciences, and Andrew Colman, of the School of Psychology, suggests that polyclinics and super-surgeries are likely to undermine trust and cooperation between patients and their GPs. The research, which is scheduled to

EurekAlert - New University of Leicester study probes impact of CSI-style programming on jurors - Article ] Contact: Lisa Smith 44-011-622-31247 University of Leicester New University of Leicester study probes impact of CSI-style programming on jurors Research assesses how attitudes and expectations may impact on jurors' decision-making in a courtroom A new psychological study from the University of Leicester aims to investigate how

Times Colonist - New investigative technique may help police bring killers to justice - to have gone cold. Researchers at the the University of Leicester can now lift fingerprints from bullets even if a criminal has wiped down a shell casing. Authorities in Britain and the United States used the method to reopen three cold cases, including a U.S. double murder that police are now optimistic of solving, said John Bond, the physicist

University of York - ‘Chemical Equator’ discovery will aid pollution mapping - and Environmental Science, Simon Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 1QD, UK. 3Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1TN, UK. 4Earth Observation Science, Space Research Centre, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK. 5Institute for

Sky and Telescope - Swift Sees Farthest Gamma-Ray Burst - with international collaborators including the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in England, Brera Observatory and the Italian Space Agency in Italy, and additional partners in Germany and Japan. A service of YellowBrix, Inc. Sky Publishing, a New Track Media Company Copyright © 2008 New Track Media. All rights

Channel 4 - Study probes impact of crime drama - in a new online study. Researchers at the University of Leicester hope the psychological investigation will shed fresh light on how and why trial juries are swayed by evidence such as DNA and fingerprints. Participants will be given a choice of options for where their knowledge of forensic science techniques comes from - including television

MSN News UK - Study probes impact of crime drama

InTheNews.co.uk - Super-surgeries 'undermining patient-GP relationship' - on every visit. Carolyn Tarrant, from the University of Leicester, said: "The government is setting up numerous polyclinics, super-surgeries, and walk-in centres all over the country. "I'm sure they will have various benefits for patients and GPs, but they are bound to reduce continuity of care, and our research shows that this may lead to a

Web India - Swift sees farthest gamma-ray burst - with international collaborators including the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in England, Brera Observatory and the Italian Space Agency in Italy, and additional partners in Germany and Japan. (UPI) More Stories Tendulkar fit for Aussie Test series: Niranjan Shah Mettur water level 89.230 ft Centre team to

RedOrbit - Training The Next Generation Of Atmospheric Scientists - said Sam Illingworth, a PhD student from the University of Leicester. "I spoke with Dr Clive Rodgers and Dr Bruno Carli about a couple of things that I did not know the answers to, and they completely sorted them out." Juan Fernandez-Saldivar, a PhD student at the Surrey Space Centre in the UK, has already developed an instrument concept for

Medical News Today - UK Warning Over Polyclinics And Super-Surgeries - Opinions: 0 posts Research carried out at the University of Leicester by Carolyn Tarrant and Tim Stokes, of the Department of Health Sciences, and Andrew Colman, of the School of Psychology, suggests that polyclinics and super-surgeries are likely to undermine trust and cooperation between patients and their GPs. The research, which is scheduled

Times Higher Education - Did poor teaching lead to crash? - The study, "The responsibilities of management intellectuals: a survey", undertaken with researchers at the University of Leicester, examined the "best" of ...

24 September 2008

Science Daily - What Is The Impact Of CSI-style Programming On Jurors? - 24, 2008) — A new psychological study from the University of Leicester aims to investigate how accurate people’s perceptions about forensic science are, ...

The Press Association - Study probes impact of crime drama - Researchers at the University of Leicester hope the psychological investigation will shed fresh light on how and why trial juries are swayed by evidence ...

Times Colonist - New investigative technique may help police bring killers to justice - Researchers at the the University of Leicester can now lift fingerprints from bullets even if a criminal has wiped down a shell casing. ...

Yahoo! Finance - Advanced Medical Optics Names Dr. Simon Kilvington Director of Microbiology - lens and water treatment industries. At the University of Leicester, he taught medical microbiology to undergraduate and postgraduate students and is regularly invited to present research findings at national and international scientific conferences. Dr. Kilvington received his Ph.D. from the University of Bath, U.K. About Advanced Medical Optics

Telegraph.co.uk - University plan for more working-class students - Under the latest plan, nine universities - Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, King's College London, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Southampton and Warwick - will ...

BBC News - Talent pool for university access - Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, King's College London, Leeds, Warwick, Newcastle, Southampton and Exeter universities will be "pooling" talent. ...

23 September 2008

Environment Times - Frozen shrimp fossil shows Antarctic cooled suddenly fourteen million years ago

Pulse - Research says polyclinics will harm patients' trust in GPs - Researchers at the University of Leicester found that patients experiencing decreased continuity of care were likely to show reduced trust and cooperation ...

HealthJockey.com - Antibiotics given to prevent premature birth related to cerebral ... - Conducted by the University of Leicester, the Oracle study brings to light the rampant use of two commonly prescribed antibiotics to delay preterm labour. ...

MarketWatch - Advanced Medical Optics Names Dr. Simon Kilvington Director of ... - Prior to joining AMO, Dr. Kilvington was senior lecturer at the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Leicester in the ...

FirstScience - ESA trains next generation of atmospheric scientists - ... so it has really helped me to be able to discuss things with them," said Sam Illingworth, a PhD student from the University of Leicester. ...

TheState.com - Rare books director collects library award - Merton College, Oxford; his master of arts at Leicester University and his doctorate at the University of Edinburgh. Before coming to South Carolina in 1976, he taught at the secondary level in Nigeria and Britain, at the college level at Leicester and Edinburgh, and was a visiting lecturerr at the College of William and Mary. The Friends' Lucy

Space Daily - NASA's Swift Catches Farthest Ever Gamma-Ray Burst - being operated in collaboration with Penn State University, University Park, Pa., the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, and General Dynamics of Gilbert, Ariz., in the U.S. International collaborators include the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in the United Kingdom, Brera Observatory and the Italian Space

BBC News - Polyclinics 'may damage GP trust' - A Leicester University study quizzed 236 patients about continuity of care - seeing the same doctor on each visit. The researchers found those who saw the ...

22 September 2008

Deccan Herald - Mystery of the Mind - ... recounts a memory, it must be true if they display strong emotions," says Cara Laney, lecturer in forensic psychology at the University of Leicester. ...

The Press Association - Patient-GP relationships 'at risk' - Dr Carolyn Tarrant and Tim Stokes, from the department of health sciences at the University of Leicester, and Andrew Colman, from the school of psychology, ...

Medical News Today - New Data To Inform Clinical Practice Around Preterm Labour - Sara Kenyon, from the University of Leicester who led the ORACLE Children Study, said: "Before the ORACLE Trial, there was some evidence of short-term ...

London Informer - Doctor warns of baby danger - Sara Kenyon from the University of Leicester, who led the study, said: "Before the trial, there was some evidence of short-term benefits of antibiotics in ...

21 September 2008

PRESS TV - Antibiotics linked to cerebral palsy - University of Leicester researchers urge obstetricians to avoid the routine prescription of antibiotics for women in premature labor whose water has not ...

The Monitor - How do we regain our lost morality? - Rev. Kasibante is the co-ordinating chaplain, University of Leicester, UK. amos.kasibante@virgin.net Most Popular Why Mbabazi, Muhwezi are fighting NRM top guns want Amama out Buturo to name sex workers and their clients The start of the United States fall from world Censure Suruma, Mbabazi â¿¿ Civil Society Action Group More Stories

News-Medical.Net - Antibiotics in preterm labour linked to cerebral palsy in infants - problems in infants. The researchers from the University of Leicester in the UK say their findings reaffirm that doctors should not use antibiotics for premature labour when the mother's water is intact and there is no infection. Their study looked at women at risk of premature labour who had no signs of infection and the researchers say the

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Softpedia - First Planet to Circle 'Normal' Star Found - Planet orbits 'normal' Sun 3.106 trillion miles away from the Earth - distance). Dr. Matt Burleigh from the University of Leicester in the UK commented for BBC News, "Now the teeam needs to make more observations to hopefully confirm that the two are moving together through space". This will take about two years to accomplish. The near-infrared photographies and spectra of the planet show that it it's too cool for a

20 September 2008

Times Online - National Student Survey results will lift standards - St Andrews, Exeter and Leicester are all riding high at least in part because of exceptional scores in the NSS. Imperial and LSE lie in third and fourth ...

Los Angeles Times - One cheeseburger away from the clinker - John Bond (no relation to James, probably), a researcher at the University of Leicester in England and a scientific support officer at the Northamptonshire ...

PR Newswire - NASA's Swift Catches Farthest-Ever Gamma-Ray Burst - being operated in collaboration with Penn State University, University Park, Pa., the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, and General Dynamics of Gilbert, Ariz., in the U.S. International collaborators include the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in the United Kingdom, Brera Observatory and the Italian Space

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The Telegraph (India) - Mom antibiotic link to child palsy - in premature labour ¿ was led by a team at Leicester University, the UK, and involved a seven-year follow-up of more than 8,000 children. It found that the proportion of children with cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that disrupts physical movements, was higher among women who had received erythromycin than among those who did not ¿ 3.3

All Headline News - Study: Antibiotics Given To Women To Delay Labor Can Cause Cerebral Palsy In Babies - degree, the Oracle study carried out by the University of Leicester of more than 4,000 pregnant women found. The researchers now add that the drugs shouldn't be given to women who show signs of premature labor unless there is clear evidence of an infection. The scientists studied children at age 7 who were born to 4,221 women who delivered early

Fox Business - Novartis MF59(R)-adjuvanted vaccine rapidly induces protective antibody levels against diverse strains of avian flu - Stephenson M.R.C.P., Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospitals Leicester and Department of Inflammation, Infection and Immunity, University of Leicester, UK. "These results potentially provide a rationale to prevent pandemic influenza by proactively immunizing the public with stockpiled pre-pandemic vaccines containing MF59," Dr Stephenson

PharmaLive - Novartis MF59-Adjuvanted Vaccine Rapidly Induces Protective Antibody Levels Against Diverse Strains of Avian Flu

Medical News Today - Caution For Pregnant Women Taking Antibiotics - Children's Study, authored by Dr Sara Kenyon (University of Leicester, UK) and colleagues from the ORACLE study group. Completed in 2001, the original ORACLE I and II trials were designed to see if the antibiotics erythromycin and co-amoxiclav could halt underlying infections in women threatening to give birth prematurely, and therefore delay or

Medical Imaging - Antibiotic use with preterm labor tied to functional impairments in children | Reuters | Medical Imaging - Study I, conducted by Dr. Sara Kenyon, from the University of Leicester, UK and colleagues, addressed this question by assessing the 7-year outcomes of children born to mothers in the original study. Data from 3298 (75%) of 4378 children were available for analysis. Each child was evaluated for functional impairment (mild, moderate, or severe)

PhysOrg.com - University of Leicester scientists funded to design concepts for NASA microgravity

19 September 2008

NewsBlaze - Event on Thursday 25th September at 5-6pm in the Bennett Lecture ... - Human rights lawyer Phil Shiner is to give a public lecture at the University of Leicester entitled: 'The UK Torture Team: British Use of Coercive ...

MarketWatch - NASA's Swift Catches Farthest-Ever Gamma-Ray Burst - ... Ariz., in the US International collaborators include the University of Leicester and Mullard Space Sciences Laboratory in the United Kingdom, ...

Loughborough News - UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER CLIMBS TO HIGHEST POSITIONS IN UK LEAGUE ... - The University of Leicester has been ranked as a top 20 UK University by every newspaper league table published in 2008 in the UK securing, in each table, ...

Medical News Today - Caution For Pregnant Women Taking Antibiotics - ... follow-up data from the ORACLE Children's Study, authored by Dr Sara Kenyon (University of Leicester, UK) and colleagues from the ORACLE study group. ...

Reuters - Novartis reports good results for bird flu vaccine - Novartis said the study conducted by Britain's Leicester University showed that its MF59-adjuvanted booster vaccine triggers an immune response to the H5N1 ...

The Innovations Report - Scientists funded to design concepts for NASA microgravity experiments - of the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Leicester have each been awarded $5,000 by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) to design microgravity experiments for submission to NASA. They are currently working with the Space Research Centre (SRC) at Leicester on the development of their proposals. The NASA programme

icLichfield - Studio opens to public - Hong Kong and also lectured in show design at Leicester University. Visitors to her studio will see how she produces her unique, colourful and luxurious scarves. Judi's studio at Fiddlers Rest, 20 Park Road, Alrewas will be open from 10am-5pm on September 20, 21, 27 and 28. For information on other artists visit

MedPage Today - Antibiotics for Preterm Labor Carry Long-Term Risk for Offspring - MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Earn CME/CE credit for reading medical news LEICESTER, England, Sept. 17 -- Antibiotics given during apparent premature labor -- without ruptured membranes or detectable infection -- provide no benefit and may cause long-term harm to children, said researchers

NewsInferno.com - Some Antibiotic Use Linked To Cerebral Palsy - said Sara Kenyon, a researcher at the University of Leicester. Kenyon led the study. "We don't think it is the antibiotics themselves but rather the situation the antibiotics are given in," she said. "These findings mean doctors do not need to give antibiotics if a woman's water hasn't broken, unless she has an infection." Smoking, alcohol

BioSpace, Inc. - Study Links Some Antibiotic Use To Cerebral Palsy - by Disease | News By Date | Search News University of Leicester Study Links Some Antibiotic Use To Cerebral Palsy 9/18/2008 LONDON (Reuters) - A once-used practice of giving antibiotics to some women at risk of premature birth may have increased the odds their children will develop cerebral palsy and other problems, British researchers

Guardian Unlimited - Spit parties: Genetic testing becomes a social activity - reasons? Nilesh Samani, a cardiologist at the University of Leicester, recently joined other experts in warning against the proliferation of commercial DNA testing, claiming that trying to predict someone's risk of suffering strokes or heart attacks could cause them unecessary anxiety if the results are not properly interpreted. The pproblem

ScienceDaily - Child Witnesses: How To Improve Their Performance

PR-inside - Deafness Research UK has organised a rare opportunity for the public to meet the scientists who are working to find treatments and cures for tinnitus - Mulheran from the MRC Toxicology unit at the University of Leicester and Dr Danuta Orlowska, a Clinical Psychologist working in the Department of Audiological Rehabilitation at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital in London. As well as the presentations, there will be a Question & Answer session giving sufferers a chance to quiz

Medindia.com - Antibiotics Linked to Cerebral Palsy - Linked to Cerebral Palsy Researchers from the University of Leicester have said women who take antibiotics to avert premature birth may in fact be exposing their babies to the risk of cerebral palsy. The study called the Oracle trial was funded by the Medical Research Council. The study found that women who took two common drugs put their

Belfast Telegraph - Study links some antibiotic use to cerebral palsy - go into premature labour. Sara Kenyon, of the University of Leicester who led the Oracle Children Study, said: "It is unclear why the follow-up showed this unexpected increase in the number of cases of cerebral palsy in babies born to the group of women whose waters had not broken and not in the other group. "Before the Oracle trial, there was

Guardian Unlimited - Alert issued over antibiotics risk to babies - evidence of infection." But Dr Sara Kenyon,of Leicester University, the lead investigator on the study, emphasised that antibiotics still have an important use in pregnancy. "Where there is an obvious infection, antibiotics should be prescribed because they could be lifesaving for mother and baby." Printable version Send to a friend Share Clip

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ScienceDaily - Criminals Who Eat Processed Foods More Likely To Be Discovered, Through Fingerprint Sweat Corroding Metal

Professional Security Magazine Online - BII showcases - Security; Andy Perkins and Claire Vanneck from Leicester University; Graham Rhodes of Roofie Foundation; and David Ottewill from Cambberford Law. Â A separate exhibition is running alongside the conference where delegates can see providers of equipment, training and support services. BII will be exhibiting and staff from the trade body and its

Tehran Times - Exoplanet circles 'normal star' - Earth and the Sun. Dr. Matt Burleigh, from the University of Leicester, UK, commented: ""This is a very good candidate for a first picture of a planet orbiting a normal star. ""Now the team needs to make more observations to hopefully confirm that the two are moving together through space,"" he told BBC News. Finding a planetary-mass companion so

icBurton - Judi's digital slick silk chic - Hong Kong, and also lectured in show design at Leicester University. Visitors to her studio will see how she produces her unique, colourful, and luxurious scarves. Judi's studio at Fiddlers Rest, 20 Park Road, Alrewas, will be open from 10am-5pm on September 20, 21, 27 and 28. For information on other artists visit www.staffordshireopenstudios

MSN UK - Study links some antibiotic use to cerebral palsy

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Dallas Morning News - Antibiotics in early labor linked to cerebral palsy cases - ... preterm labor without clinical signs of infection," the researchers, including Sara Kenyon at the University of Leicester, said in the report. ...

18 September 2008

guardian.co.uk - Major new study on long-term effects of antibiotics to prevent ... - The study was done by researchers from the University of Leicester, the University of Nottingham, the University of Oxford, Great Ormond Street Hospital for ...

Calcutta Telegraph - Mom antibiotic link to child palsy - The 14-country trial — the world’s largest medical study on the use of antibiotics in premature labour — was led by a team at Leicester University, the UK, ...

CBC.ca - Antibiotic use in pregnancy linked to cerebral palsy - ... mild physical and cognitive impairment that interfere with day-to-day problem solving and cerebral palsy, Sara Kenyon of the University of Leicester and ...

InTheNews.co.uk - Palsy risk for premature birth antibiotics - ... in functional impairment among their children at seven years of age," the study's authors, from the University of Leicester write in the Lancet journal. ...

Reuters UK - Study links some antibiotic use to cerebral palsy - ... labour when the mother's water is intact and if there is no infection, said Sara Kenyon, a researcher at the University of Leicester who led the study. ...

innovations report - Scientists funded to design concepts for NASA microgravity experiments - Two University of Leicester scientists have recently been awarded $10000 to design concepts for scientific experiments which would fly on the upcoming new ...

What Doctors Don't Tell You - Antibiotics: Link to cerebral palsy in children - researchers from the University of Leicester tracked 4221 women who had been given either erythromycin or amoxicillin while pregnant, or had been given a ...

Raising Kids - Cerebral Palsy: Antibiotic Link - Researchers at the University of Leicester have published a study in the Lancet which found the risk of the condition was higher if either erythromycin or ...

TeleText - Cerebral palsy discovery - ... had not broken and there was no sign of infection. The University of Leicester scientists said that more research is needed into the reasons for the link.

Loughborough News - Roman cemetery revealed in Enderby - The work, commissioned by the County Council and carried out by University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS), forms part of the development of the ...

Yahoo! News - Study links some antibiotic use to cerebral palsy - said Sara Kenyon, a researcher at the University of Leicester who led the study. "We don't think it is the antibiotics themselves but rather the situation the antibiotics are given in," she said in a telephone interview . "These findings mean doctors do not need to give antibiotics if a woman's water hasn't broken unless she has an infection."

Body & Health - Study links some antibiotic use to cerebral palsy

Guardian Unlimited - Obituary: Sir Edwin Nixon - pro-chancellor and chairman of the council of Leicester University and as president of the National Association for Gifted Children. After the death of Joan, in 1995, Nixon married Bridget Rogers in 1997. She and a son and daughter from his first marriage survive him. Edwin Ronald Nixon, businessman, born June 21 1925; died August 17 2008

Guardian Unlimited - Obituary: Simon Thomas - In 1984 he graduated in psychology from Bristol >>>University<<<, then worked for the Richmond Fellowship with disturbed adolescents and as an assistant psychologist with people with learning difficulties before training in clinical psychology at Leicester University. He began training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in 1995 and, in 2002, was awarded

PhysOrg.com - Child witnesses -- how to improve their performance

PhysOrg.com - New study will make criminals sweat

Lifestyle Extra - Junk Food Eating Crooks Leave Clearer Prints - have been removed. Dr John Bond, from the University of Leicester who also works as a scientific support officer at Northamptonshire Police, developed the technique. He said: "On the basis that proocessed foods tend to be high in salt as a preservative, the body needs to excrete excess salt which comes out as sweat through the pores in our fingers.

DG News - Antibiotic Use in Pregnant Women Increases Risk of Functional ... - Both studies are authored by Sara Kenyon, MD, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, and colleagues from the ORACLE study group. ...

Times Online - Antibiotics given to delay labour can harm baby - The University of Leicester study, published in The Lancet, assessed children aged 7 born to 4148 women involved in a clinical trial between 1994 and 2000. ...

Loughborough News - AWARD WINNING ACADEMIC APPOINTED AT UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER - an award-winning academic has been appointed as a lecturer in American Literature at the University of Leicester. Dr Catherine Morley takes up her ... See all stories on this topic

The Press Association - Antibiotics cerebral palsy 'link' - Sara Kenyon, of the University of Leicester who led the Oracle Children Study, said: "It is unclear why the follow-up showed this unexpected increase in the ... See all stories on this topic

Independent - Leading article: False friends - In the largest study of premature labour in the world, researchers from the University of Leicester have found that in women whose waters had not yet broken ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Cerebral palsy link to antibiotics given during premature birth - The drugs each increased the risk when given singly but to a lesser degree, the Oracle study carried out by the University of Leicester and others found. ...

CTV.ca - Antibiotics during premature labour may hurt baby - The research was led by Dr. Sara Kenyon of the University of Leicester in the UK The findings are part of the Oracle Children's Study, which is published in ...

17 September 2008

Leicester Mercury - ICON OR INSULT? - University of Leicester historian Professor Aubrey Newman said: "He was a bad man but that was not at all uncommon in the 13th century. ...

RedOrbit - Scientists Spot Planet In Apparent Orbit Around Star - circling the star. Dr Matt Burleigh, from the University of Leicester, UK, commented: "This is a very good candidate for a first picture of a planet orbiting a normal star. "Now the team needs to make more observations to hopefully confirm that the two are moving together through space.â¿¿ The astronomers used adaptive optics technology to

Caymen Net News - As We See It: The Great Text Robbery - Dr Nigel Bannister, a space scientist at the University of Leicester, calculated how much it cost to transmit 1megabyte of data using text messaging when compared to sending the same from the Hubble Space Telescope. Using data from NASA as to their transmission cost, he found texting was at least four times more expensive per byte than transmitting

Metro North West - Junk food helps to solve crimes

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Scientific Blogging - Criminals Who Like Junk Food Beware - Processed Foods Lead To 'Sticky Fingers' Police Can Track

Medical News Today - Forensic Fingerprint Technique Inventor Says Criminals Who Eat Processed Foods Have 'Sticky Fingers', Which Are More Likely To Corrode Metal

Innovations Report - New study will make criminals sweat

Web India - Criminals' 'sticky fingers' on metal may lead to their detection - Support and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forensic Research Center. Dr Bond is the inventor of a revolutionary new forensic fingerprinting technique that claims criminals who are fans of processed foods are more likely to be discovered by police through their fingerprint sweat. According to Dr Bond, sweaty fingerprint

16 September 2008

EurekAlert - Child witnesses -- how to improve their performance - A study at the University of Leicester into how to improve child and young adult witnesses' evidence has looked at several issues that affect witnesses' ...

BBC News - Parcel book club 'boosts reading' - The report by researchers at the University of Leicester said it would not be reasonable to attribute all the children's progress to the Letterbox Club, ...

Leicester Mercury - MEDICAL TRAINING CENTRE OFFERS FIRST-CLASS FACILITIES

The Tech Herald - Sweaty criminals with bad diets prone to new forensic technology - More pointedly, Dr. John Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester, has created a revolutionary fingerprint technique that focuses on detecting the ...

RedOrbit - Professor Warns on Genetic Testing - Prof Nilesh Samani, British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiology at the University of Leicester, said there was a danger new tests could also provide a ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Criminals can be detected by what they eat - Speaking at a conference at the University of Leicester, he said: "On the basis that processed foods tend to be high in salt as a preservative, ...

New Straits Times - DNA and its use in forensic testing - ... after the accidental and revolutionary invention of DNA fingerprinting by the British geneticist Alec Jeffreys at the University of Leicester, England. ...

Yahoo! UK & Ireland - This Day In Music by Neil Cossar - 7:13AM BST Sept 11th.2006, a study from the University of Leicester found that more than a quarter of classical music fans had tried cannabis. Researchers were trying to find out what people's taste in music revealed about their lifestyles. The UK study also re More Permalink | Post a Comment (1) This Day in Music - Sept 10th Posted

InTheNews.co.uk - 'Fat-fingered criminals' easier to catch - claim. Dr John Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and scientific support officer at Northamptonshire police, claims that those who eat processed food leave fingerprints which are more likely to corrode metal. Speaking at a conference on forensic science at the University of Leicester, Dr Bond suggests that sweaty fingerprint marks

MSN UK - Fast food link to 'sticky fingers' - the chances of being caught for a crime, said University of Leicester researcher Dr John Bond. Dr Bond, who has developed a method of finding evidence of fingerprints on metal, said: "On the basis that processed foods tend to be high in salt as a preservative, the body needs to excrete excess salt which comes out as sweat through the pores in our

This is Leicestershire - 'DRINK IS TO BLAME' FOR KNIFE CRIME - is an accident and emergency consultant at Leicester Royal Infirmary and professor of emergency medicine at the University of Leicester. Professor Coats said out of the 12,000 to 15,000 patients doctors see a month in the county, there would be about two people with serious stab wounds. He said: "In central London, knife crime seems to relate to

This is Money - Fund of funds investing to beat the turmoil - model full time, but she has her final year at Leicester University to finish. 'I certainly don't want to spend the rest of my life in a lab surrounded by test tubes,' she says. She took out the Insight fund on the advice of Chelsea Financial Services. Managing director Darius McDermott says multi-asset funds such as Insight DTR are 'changing

BBC News - Gene tests 'create undue stress' - Professor Samani, from the University of Leicester, questions the clinical usefulness of such tests. "Over recent years, scientists have made incredible ...

Sky News - Fast Food Crims Leave Salty Clues - Dr John Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester, says criminals with "sticky fingers" are more likely to be discovered because their fingerprints ...

The Press Association - Fast food link to 'sticky fingers' - It could mean an indirect link between obesity and the chances of being caught for a crime, said University of Leicester researcher Dr John Bond. ...

EurekAlert - New study will make criminals sweat - Dr John Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and scientific support officer at Northamptonshire Police, said processed food fans are more ...

BBC News - Fast-food diet may lead to arrest - Dr Bond, who is also a researcher at the University of Leicester, said the technique can only be used to find prints left on metal surfaces. ...

The Sun - Crooks fingered for a-salt - Dr Bond — a researcher at Leicester University and a scientific support officer at Northamptonshire Police — has found fingerprints can minutely corrode ...

15 September 2008

The Press Association - Club boosts reading skills - So far more than 1500 children have taken part in the scheme and new figures from the Booktrust and the University of Leicester, who jointly run the project ...

Booktrade.info - Reading Programme For Foster Children Yields Impressive Results - Results published today by the charity Booktrust and the University of Leicester reveal a marked improvement in the educational outlook of children in ...

BBC News - Exoplanet circles 'normal star' - Dr Matt Burleigh, from the University of Leicester, UK, commented: "This is a very good candidate for a first picture of a planet orbiting a normal star. ...

MSN UK - Stress warning over genetic testing - Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiology at the University of Leicester, said there was a danger new tests could also provide a false sense of security for some people. He said they had not yet undergone rigorous testing and clinical trials were urgently needed to validate their ability to assess someone's risk of developing diseases including heart

The Press Association - Stress warning over genetic testing - Professor Nilesh Samani, British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiology at the University of Leicester, said there was a danger new tests could also provide a ...

14 September 2008

China Daily - Debutant calls the shots - To concentrate on her Paralympic ambitions, Brown has put studies for a law degree at the University of Leicester on hold. "I'm so motivated by the sport," ...

Security Magazine - At ASIS: CRISP Report on Workplace Dishonesty Released - Breaking News - Wal-Mart. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida and a doctorate from the University of Leicester. About the CRISP Reports The CRISPâ¿¿Connecting Research in Security to Practiceâ¿¿Reports are a series of white papers on subjects that impact the security industry. Each of the white papers explores issues of topical and practical concerns to secur

BBC Online - Big Bang Experiment: Is it Worth It? - Bang Debate > Help playing audio/video BBC Leicester's Tony Wadsworth has been talking to two experts and takes a look at whether science should have a say in the creation of life in general and religion in particular. Large Hadron Collider Listen: Big Bang Debate Allan Hayes is a mathematician and a former Leicester University lecturer. He is

This is Leicestershire - UNIVERSITIES ARE HIGH IN SATISFACTION SURVEY - in the country for student satisfaction. The University of Leicester is joint second in England, with only students at Cambridge happier with where they studied. Loughborough University comes joint sixth in the National Student Survey, which is seen as one of the most important independent assessments. The county's only other university, De

MedIndia - Study Says Sex Hormones Make Men More Prone to Heart Disease - Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Leicester. It suggests that this 'male disadvantage' may be related to the sex-specific effects of naturally occurring sex hormones. For the study, Tomaszewski and colleagues involved 933 men aged, on average, 19 years, from the Young Men Cardiovascular Association study. The researchers

13 September 2008

hotpress.com - Fight Likes Apes reschedule Irish tour, get Ting Tings UK support - Norwich (28); The Engine Shed, Lincoln (29); Leicester University (30); Academy, Manchester (October 2+3); Carling Academy, Birmingham (4); University Great Hall, Cardiff (5); Carling Academy, Bristol (7); Shepard's Bush Empire, London (8); Forum, London (9+10). Ahead of all this touring/album madness you can check out the lads' new single, the

Pitchfork Media - Hot Chip Cover Vampire Weekend With Peter Gabriel? - England - Guildhall # 10-24 Cardiff, Wales - University # 10-25 Liverpool, England - Academy # 10-26 Leeds, England - Academy # 10-28 Sheffield, England - Academy # 10-29 Birmingham, England - Academy # 10-30 Cambridge, England - Corn Exchange # 11-01 Manchester, England - Apollo # 11-02 Glasgow, Scotland - Academy # 11-03 Leicester, England -

This is Leicestershire - ECONOMICS CONSULTANCY SET UP - degree in public policy economics at the University of Leicester in 1994 and went on to head up the Midlands office of consultancy service ERS. He said: "I am very excited to be establishing a consultancy practice in my home county of Leicestershire. "It's an exciting time for economic development and regeneration in Leicester, the county and

12 September 2008

Astronomy Now Online - 080911 Naked-eye gamma-ray burst aimed straight for Earth - Racusin, a graduate student from Penn State University, leads a paper with 92 co-authors that report observations across the electromagnetic spectrum of the explosion. Another paper, led by Joshua Bloom of the University of California, Berkeley was also accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal this week. The extremely luminous

Tehran Times - Factory bulldozing Iran's 7000-year-old mound for brick production - archaeologists and experts from Kingston University, Durham University, and the University of Leicester in England took part in the third season of archaeological excavations in April 2006. Iron necklaces, bracelets, and some other ornaments were discovered in the graves of the siteâ¿¿s cemetery during the excavations. Discovery of the ruins of a

The Independent - Day in a page - be earthbound' Framework for success: Why Leicester university is investing in modern art Obituaries Ann MacEwen: Dynamic urban planner Thomas Weller: Nobel prize-winning virologist Vernon Handley: Conductor and champion of British music whose extensive discography includes 100 premieres Opinion Leading Articles Leading article: The class

PhysOrg.com - 'Naked Eye' Gamma Ray Burst Was Aimed Squarely At Earth - from around the world, including the University of Leicester, the Mullard Space Science Laboratory of University College London and Liverpool John Moores University, have combined their data from satellites and observatories to explain what happened. They show that the jet from a powerful stellar explosion in a galaxy halfway across the Universe

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11 September 2008

Cordis News - Massive gamma ray burst was aimed at Earth, astronomers reveal - ... much more than one hundredth the angular size of the full moon,' explained Swift team member Dr Paul O'Brien of the University of Leicester in the UK. ...

Easier - Leicester welcome coach tourists - The itinerary for the trip included guided tours of the University of Leicester Botanical Gardens and Sculptures, Highcross Leicester, Curve theatre, ...

Nature.com - Biggest bang ever seen challenges cosmic assumptions - “We were not in danger,” Paul O'Brien of the University of Leicester in Britain, one of the scientists, said by e-mail. “Although it is extremely powerful, ...

The Province - Scientist gives cops a magic bullet - of an offender," says Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and consultant to England's Northamptonshire police force. View Larger Image Bullet casings can point to the identity of a shooter, even if the criminal has wiped his or her prints from them. The key is how much sweat a criminal secretes. RReuters Email to a friend Printer

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This is Leicestershire - DEADLY GASES NEARLY KILLED SLEEPING FAMILY - technician in the chemistry department at the University of Leicester said they could have died if they had slept for much longer. It later transpired that the children playing football in the garden had apparently knocked a wooden plank onto the central heating vent. Mr Schieferstein said their alarm clock went off at 7am but they dozed for

Reuters - Huge star explosion aimed gamma ray burst at Earth - "We were not in danger," Paul O'Brien of the >>>University of Leicester<<< in Britain, one of the scientists, said by e-mail. "Although it is extremely powerful, only a tiny fraction of the radiation reached the Earth." Continued... View article on single page Share: Del.icio.us Digg Mixx My Web Facebook Newsvine Next Article:

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Yahoo! Finance - ASIS Foundation Releases CRISP Report on Workplace Dishonesty - He holds a bachelorâ¿¿ s degree from the University of Florida and a doctorate from the University of Leicester. About the CRISP Reports The CRISPâ¿¿ Connecting Research in Security to Practiceâ¿¿ Reports are a series of white papers on subjects that impact the security industry. Each of the white papers explores issues of topical and practical

PhysOrg.com - A comet¿s tale at Diamond - from the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester have, for the first time, brought samples of the Comet Wild-2 to Diamond. In doing so, using Diamond¿s microfocus spectroscopy capabilities ¿ bright and powerful X-rays with a beam size equivalent to one 25th of a human hair ¿ they have discovered that the old model of comets as dusty

Independent - Framework for success: Why Leicester university is investing in ... - By Lucy Hodges Every six months, the boss of Leicester University takes a break from the arduous business of running his institution to search for modern ...

10 September 2008

Reuters UK - Huge star explosion aimed gamma ray burst at Earth - "We were not in danger," Paul O'Brien of the University of Leicester in Britain, one of the scientists, said by e-mail. "Although it is extremely powerful, ...

Fenland Today - Volunteers sought for flu jab trials - Professor Karl Nicholson, consultant physician at Leicester hospitals and professor of infectious diseases at the University of Leicester, is leading the ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Gamma-ray burst that was heading for Earth detected - "This is yet another exciting result from the wonderfully productive Swift satellite," comments Dr Julian Osborne of Leicester University. ...

PhysOrg.com - 'Naked Eye' Gamma Ray Burst Was Aimed Squarely At Earth - Now a team of astronomers from around the world, including the University of Leicester, the Mullard Space Science Laboratory of University College London ...

BBC News - Roman bones at park-and-ride site - The work was commissioned by Leicestershire County Council and carried out by University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS). ...

MehrNews.com - Factory bulldozing Iran’s 7000-year-old mound for brick production - A joint team of Iranian archaeologists and experts from Kingston University, Durham University, and the University of Leicester in England took part in the ...

Metro - Hopes quickly dashed at Sansomes - ... of the Sansome family in charge, it's aimed at affluent members of this densely packed, desireable suburb in the hinterlands of Leicester University. ...

Wired - Sept. 10, 1984: DNA Leaves Its Print

This is Leicestershire - £1M FLU-VIRUS RESEARCH FOR CITY - Prof Nicholson, a consultant physician at Leicester's hospitals and professor of infectious diseases at the University of Leicester, is looking for 500 people to take part in the trial due to get under way later this year. He said: "There is some evidence to suggest that if you give the vaccine - which is very similar to the annual flu vaccine

allAfrica.com - Tanzania: Flower Production Under Threat - to spearhead implementation by the Sokoine University of Agriculture, Leicester University and Natural Resource Institute of UK. Relevant Links East Africa Agribusiness Economy, Business and Finance Tanzania Experts have said this armyworm control method is cost effective and ecologically friendly than the use of chemicals that have side

Islam Online - New Fingerprint Method Could Unlock Cold Cases

9 September 2008

Third Sector - Chief Executive Officer - With an operating budget of £3.5m, the University of Leicester Students’ Union offers a wide range of commercial and membership services to the 19000 ...

Fundraising UK - University of Leicester appoints its first Director of Development

The Citizen Daily - Flower production under threat - The DFID of UK Researchers has awarded the grant to spearhead implementation by the Sokoine University of Agriculture, Leicester University and Natural ...

The Innovations Report - A comet's tale at Diamond - from the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester have, for the first time, brought samples of the Comet Wild-2 to Diamond. In doing so, using Diamond¿s microfocus spectroscopy capabilities ¿ bright and powerful X-rays with a beam size equivalent to one 25th of a human hair ¿ they have discovered that the old model of comets as dusty

This is Leicestershire - LECTURES HELD ON DEMENTIA - with Health Education Reaching Out and the University of Leicester. Dr Chris Talbot, of the University of Leicester, will discuss what causes Alzheimer's disease. There will be several other experts speaking. For more information, call 0116 252 3479, e-mail: alzheimer@le.ac.uk or visit: www.le.ac.uk/ge/alzheimer Copyright | Disclaimer |

Times of India - Heart problems? Blame it on sex hormones! - of a study by Maciej Tomaszewski of the University of Leicester, suggest that this "male disadvantage" may be related to the sex-specific effects of naturally occurring sex hormones. The research by Tomaszewski and his colleagues, which was published on line in the journal Atherosclerosis, involved 933 men with an average age of 19 years. They

Belfast Telegraph - Are degrees worth the paper they're printed on?

This is Leicestershire - SCIENTISTS REWARDED FOR A FILM CHALLENGE - into the world of film. Astronomers at the University of Leicester have been awarded the jurors grand prize at this year's Planet Sci-Cast film awards. The group, led by David Boyce, from the department of physics and astronomy, was inspired by Birstall sixth-form student, Jane Aston, who completed work experience within the department. Their

Sify.com - Wiping a bullet no longer pays - of an offender,` said Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and consultant at Northamptonshire Police. The conventional method of taking fingerprints has been around for more than 100 years and involves creating a chemical reaction with the sweat left behind on an object to produce an image police can use. But if a criminal wipes away

8 September 2008

Science Daily - Comets Throw Light On Solar System's Beginnings - Now, scientists from the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester have, for the first time, brought samples of the Comet Wild-2 to Diamond. ...

Gainesville Sun - Jaana Gold: Why the Finns are happier than Americans - Interestingly, in the recent study by University of Leicester on the "World Map of Happiness," a list of the happiest nations in the world, showed Denmark as the first, Finland the 6th and the United States was found as 23rd in the list of 178 nations. So it seems that high taxes are not making Finns or Danishh grumpy (Denmark's taxes are also

Independent - Are degrees worth the paper they're printed on? - Indeed, Bob Burgess, the vice-chancellor of Leicester University, recommended last year that all students be given a transcript of their marks, ...

7 September 2008

NPR - A New Way To Get A Print Off A Bullet - All Things Considered, September 7, 2008 • He may not handle a gun as artfully as that other Bond, but University of Leicester scientist John Bond has made ...

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MedPage Today - Carotid Artery Surgery in Dead Heat with Angioplasty and Stenting - A. Ross Naylor, M.D., M.B.Ch.B., of the University of Leicester, England, noted that most previous studies have found in favor of endarterectomy over angioplasty and stenting. The SPACE and EVA-3S results are unlikely to overturn that judgment, he said, but they do offer some intriguing new insights. "The most important finding ... is

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - New fingerprinting method may help solve cold cases - of an offender," said Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and consultant at Northamptonshire Police in Britain. Email to a friend Printer friendly Font: * * * * The conventional method of taking fingerprints has been around for more than 100 years and involves creating a chemical reaction with the sweat left behind on an object

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RedOrbit - New Fingerprinting Technique Reignites Cold Cases - of an offender," Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and consultant at Northamptonshire Police in Britain, told Reuters. The traditional method of lifting fingerprints, which has been around for more than a century, includes creating a chemical reaction with the sweat left behind on an object.  With this, an image can then be

Medical News Today - Breakthrough In Investigation By University Of Leicester/Northamptonshire Police - Fingerprint Find In Decade-Old Double Murder Probe

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6 September 2008

The Register - A police boffin has developed a new way of examining the corrosion on bullet casings - Northamptonshire Police, he also works with the University of Leicester. He said his unique method, which can detect fingerprints even after they have been wiped off a bullet casing or blade, has received a fair amount of interest - particularly from US police. The technique focuses on hair-width-sized bits of metal corrosion caused by sweat, and

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Coastweek.com - LEADING Ugandan business executive joins RVR board - rapid turn around.¿ An MBA graduate from the University of Leicester, Mr Mbire is also a director of Eskom Uganda which is a subsidiary of Eskom South Africa. In the pearl of Africa country, Eskom Uganda is the concessionaire operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydroelectric Power Stations. He is also a trustee of Kabale University of

BBC - BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Weather Forecasters - a degree in Physics with Astrophysics from the University of Leicester, and before becoming a weather presenter, Sarah worked as a reporter for the BBC. Paul Hudson Paul Hudson Paul can be seen each weekday evening on Look North (BBC1 at 6.30) but also does the forecast on BBC Radio Lincolnshire in the afternoon. Hear Paul on air with William

This is Leicestershire - WOGAN FANS DESCEND FOR ANNUAL MEET - Sir Terry Wogan and his fan club descended on Leicester for their annual convention. More than 90 fans attended the three-day Terry's Old Geezers (TOGs) event, held at the University of Leicester for the fourth time. The convention, held at the university's Stamford Hall, featured a fancy dress evening, a Bollywood dance class and quizzes. Sir

This is Leicestershire - DECADE-OLD MURDER CASE LEAD - Dr John Bond, honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, revealed today that he has found fingerprints on bullet shell casings fired at a crime scene in 1999. The crime, when gunmen walked into a business in January 1999, shot and killed two employees and stole a small amount of cash in the US state of

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Lifestyle Extra - British Scientists Help Crack US Murders - who is also an honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester forensic research centre, said testing the four fired shell casings for latent fingerprints using traditional methods of dusting and fuming produced negative results. But when he examined them using his method he found fingerprint ridges on three - and on one was ridge detail so

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5 September 2008

Times Online - Students forced to embrace a new work ethic - Daniella Perano is returning to the University of Leicester to start the second year of her joint honours degree in French and Spanish. ...

PRESS TV - New fingerprinting method devised - ... is and means you see the image of the fingerprint," explained Bond, a Leicester University researcher and Northamptonshire Police consultant in Britain. ...

Telegraph.co.uk - A police scientist has developed a way of analysing the corrosion on bullet casings - Dr Bond, who is the scientific support manager with Northamptonshire Police, and works with the University of Leicester, believes his methods could lead to ...

InTheNews.co.uk - Fingerprint breakthrough in US murder investigation - Dr John Bond, from the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire police claims to have found fingerprints on bullet casings fired at a crime scene almost ...

Technology Review - A Way to Find Hidden Fingerprints - of the metal. Bond, also a fellow at the University of Leicester, in the U.K., found that the fingerprint can be made visible by applying a voltage to the metal and coating it in a metallic powder. "The advantage of the new technique is its permanence," says Ron Singer, crime-laboratory director for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner Crime Lab,

MSN UK - New fingerprint method could unlock cold cases - of an offender," said Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and consultant at Northamptonshire Police. The conventional method of taking fingerprints has been around for more than 100 years and involves creating a chemical reaction with the sweat left behind on an object to produce an image police can use. But if a criminal wipes away

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EurekAlert - Fingerprint find in decade-old double murder probe - 44-084-537-00700 University of Leicester Fingerprint find in decade-old double murder probe Investigation by University of Leicester/Northamptonshire Police achieves breakthrough A decade old US double murder probe has received a new breakthrough following investigations by a University of Leicester forensic scientist at Northamptonshire

OnlineAthens - British scientist helps with Georgia cold case - bullets or terrorist bombs. John Bond of the University of Leicester uses an electric charge to detect print fragments left by the faint corrosion produced by sweat on metal. The charge attracts fine powder to the latent print similar to the action of a photocopier on a piece of paper. Kingsland Police Chief Darryl Griffis read about Bond's work

Monitor Online - Mbire to represent Uganda on RVR board - rapid turn around. An MBA graduate from the University of Leicester, Mr Mbire is also a director of Eskom Uganda which is a subsidiary of Eskom South Africa. Eskom Uganda is the concessionaire operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydroelectric Power Stations. In addition, he is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council

Reuters UK - New fingerprint method could unlock cold cases - "In one case there was enough evidence that could lead to an identification of an offender," said Bond, a researcher at the University of Leicester and ...

PhysOrg.com - Fingerprint find in decade-old double murder probe - A decade old US double murder probe has received a new breakthrough following investigations by a University of Leicester forensic scientist at ...

BusinessWeek - Rating Countries for the Happiness Factor - Happier Feeling sad? Researchers at Britain's University of Leicester reckon you might just be in the wrong country. According to Adrian White, an analytic social psychologist at Leicester who developed the first "World Map of Happiness," Denmark is the happiest nation in the world. White's research used a battery of statistical data, plus the

4 September 2008

MedHeadlines - Estrogen Spares Women’s Hearts, Risks Men’s - Dr. Maciej Tomaszewski, a lecturer on cardiovascular medicine at the University of Leicester’s Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, says men may actually ...

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - British scientist helps with Georgia cold case - John Bond of the University of Leicester uses an electric charge to detect print fragments left by the faint corrosion produced by sweat on metal. ...

WacoTrib.com -Sex Hormones Linked to Male Heart Disease: Study - of the same age, say British researchers. The University of Leicester study of 933 men examined the way that sex hormones interact with three major heart disease risk factors -- cholesterol, blood pressure and weight, United Press International reported. The researchers found that two sex hormones -- estradiol and estrone -- are associated with

PharmaLive - Heptares Strengthens Team with Appointment of Dr Miles Congreve as Head of Chemistry - obtained a BSc in Biological Chemistry from Leicester University and a PhD in Synthetic Chemistry from Cambridge University. He is co-author of more than 50 publications and co-inventor on more than 30 patent filings. Heptares' CEO, Dr Malcolm Weir, said; "We are delighted to welcome Miles to the team. His expertise in the application of

This is Leicestershire - DOUBLE CELEBRATION FOR CREATIVE WRITING TUTORS - from the Institute of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leicester have gained recognition for their work - and there is an opportunity for others to follow their route to success. Stephen Loveless, course director for the Certificate of Higher Education in Creative Writing at Vaughan College, in Leicester, won an international short story

The Monitor - Students going heights in volunteer exchange programme - the day he set his foot in a country ranked by Leicester University as the happiest in the world and by Cambridge as the happiest in Europe. Masaka to revive juice factory Sep 3, 2008 - 12:41:59 AM - Micheal J.Ssali Fruit farmers have been exploited by middlemen in the fruit business for long but now there is hope since. There is proposal

3 September 2008

Azom.com - Experts Gather to Discuss Crime Reduction with Advancement of ... - The University of Leicester, along with Northamptonshire Police, has received worldwide interest for a technique for detecting fingerprints on metal even ...

OfficialWire - Sex Hormones Linked To Male Heart Risk - by UPI NewsTrack LEICESTER, ENGLAND — (OfficialWire) — 09/02/08 -- University of Leicester researchers say the reason men are more prone to heart disease ...

HealthDay - Sex Hormones Linked to Male Heart Disease: Study - of the same age, say British researchers. The University of Leicester study of 933 men examined the way that sex hormones interact with three major heart disease risk factors -- cholesterol, blood pressure and weight, United Press International reported. The researchers found that two sex hormones -- estradiol and estrone -- are associated with

United Press International - Sex hormones linked to male heart risk - Story | Email to a Friend | Post a Comment LEICESTER, England, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- University of Leicester researchers say the reason men are more prone to heart disease than women of a similar age is sex hormones. Dr. Maciej Tomaszewski suggests that this "male disadvantage" may be related to the sex-specific effects of naturally occurring sex

The Washington Post - Sex Hormones Linked to Male Heart Disease: Study - of the same age, say British researchers. The University of Leicester study of 933 men examined the way that sex hormones interact with three major heart disease risk factors -- cholesterol, blood pressure and weight,United Press Internationalreported. The researchers found that two sex hormones -- estradiol and estrone -- are associated with

PharmaTimes - Ethical review provides important safeguards, UK study finds - from the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Leicester and the Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine at Leicester Royal Infirmary looked at 80 anonymised decision letters on cancer trials, written by National Health Service RECs between March 2004 and December 2006. The team led by Professor Mary Dixon-Woods found that

Space War - Fingerprint Analysis Technique Could Be Used To Identify Bombmakers - they have been wiped off. by Staff Writers Leicester, UK (SPX) Sep 02, 2008 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

ScienceDaily - Sex Hormones Link To Heart Risk

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Business Weekly - US cold case sleuth leans on local forensics expertise - “Our Chief of Police, Darryl Griffis, read an internet article about Dr Bond’s work at the University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police in developing ...

2 September 2008

PR-CANADA.net - Pokerisrigged.com Forums Teams Up with Student Poker Society - ... a highly competetive market in the UK, pokerisrigged.com has secured a year-long sponsorship deal with the society at the University of Leicester. ...

Cordis News - Oestrogen linked to risk factors for heart disease in young men - ... a team of researchers led by Dr Maciej Tomaszewski of the University of Leicester in the UK examined data from a group of 933 healthy, young men with an ...

Pharma Times - Ethical review provides important safeguards, UK study finds - In the study funded by the National Research Ethics Service, a team from the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Leicester and the Department ...

Irish Medical Times - Sex hormones increase heart disease risk for men - A University of Leicester-led study found that this “male disadvantage” links in with sex-specific effects of naturally occurring hormones that as of yet ...

Media Newswire - Bristol commended for good practice in employing women - The University of Bedfordshire, King’s College London, Lancaster University, the University of Leicester, the University of Manchester and the University of ...

The Engineer - Controlling spacecraft - Dr Declan Bates, senior lecturer in control engineering, will lead a Leicester University group, part of a consortium investigating the issue, ...

Metro - Sarah Millican gets her priorities straight - Sun Sep 7, Richard Attenborough Centre, University Of Leicester, Lancaster Road, Leicester. 7.30pm, £10, £8 adv, concs available. ...

The Economic Times - Men, hormones & heart attack - Tomaszewski, cardiovascular lecturer at the University of Leicester, suggested that this â¿¿male disadvantageâ¿¿ may be related to the sex-specific effects of naturally occurring sex hormones. The research by Tomaszewski and colleagues, involved 933 men with an average age of 19 years. They looked at ways that the sex hormones, estradiol, estrone,

University Of Bristol - Bristol commended for good practice in employing women - Materials and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Nottingham, which received silver awards. The University of Bedfordshire, Kingâ¿¿s College London, Lancaster University, the University of Leicester, the University of Manchester and the University of Reading received bronze awards. The awards will be presented at a celebratory lunch at

New Kerala - Researchers uncover link between sex hormones, heart risk - Tomaszewski, cardiovascular lecturer at the University of Leicester, suggested that this "male disadvantage" may be related to the sex-specific effects of naturally occurring sex hormones. The research by Tomaszewski and colleagues, involved 933 men with an average age of 19 years. They looked at ways that the sex hormones - estradiol, estrone,

Kerala Next - Sex hormones make men more prone to heart disease...

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Scientific Blogging - Estrogen Makes Men More Likely To Die Of Heart Disease

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Medical News Today - Why Men Are More Prone To Heart Disease: New Research Led By University Of Leicester

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The Sun - Heart risk hormone - ... which can trigger heart disease. Dr Mazic Tomaszewski of Leicester University said oestrogen was known to be “cardia-protective” in women.

1 September 2008

BBC Online - Experts could solve double murder

Hindu - Sex hormones link to heart risk - New research led by University of Leicester into why men are more prone to heart disease,says eurekalert press release. The findings of a study by Dr Maciej ...

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Ugandan businessman appointed to RVR board - An MBA graduate from the University of Leicester, Mr Mbire is also a director of Eskom Uganda which is a subsidiary of Eskom South Africa. ...

Professional Fundraising - Barnado’s top fundraiser leaves, goes back to school - Meanwhile, a spokesperson at Leicester University said that the team was “very excited” about the imminent arrival of the fundraiser. ...

Leicester Mercury - £1M BOOST FOR RESEARCH INTO RESPIRATORY DISEASES - Professor Chris Brightling is professor of respiratory medicine at the University of Leicester and a consultant at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS ...

PR.com - Pokerisrigged.com Forums Teams Up with Student Poker Society - To add to their already rapidly growing and friendly community; pokerisrigged.com has ascertained a sponsorship deal with the University of Leicester poker ...

Medical News Today - 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 - Fingerprint Breakthrough Hope In US Double Murder Probe - following a forensic breakthrough at the University of Leicester. 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 the investigation. He will meet with Dr John Bond a forensic research scientist at the University of Leicester and scientific

EurekAlert - Sex hormones link to heart risk - ... at the University of Leicester, suggest that this "male disadvantage" may be related to the sex-specific effects of naturally occurring sex hormones. ...

Kitsap Sun - Wedding: Hughes, Turner - in the United Kingdom, did graduate work at the University of Leicester in the UK and earned his doctorate in immunology from the University of Pittsburgh, where is doing post-doctoral studies. They honeymooned in the Smokey Mountains before making their first home in Pittsburgh. Comments Post your comment (Requires free registration.) We're

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