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University of Leicester in the Media - February 2010

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

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  • Dr Virginia Mantouvalou of the School of Law was interviewed on BBC Somerset Radio for the ‘Morning Show with Emma Britton’ on 2 February. The show concerned private life in dismissal. The radio programme is available online by clicking here .

27 February 2010

Globe and Mail - Invasion of the hybrids - In 2001, researchers from the University of Leicester in England, first reported an unusual abundance of hybrids in Enos Lake based on morphological - or ...

26 February 2010

Times Educational Supplement - Leicester - Aspiring to halls of academe

24dash - Eco-homes - not just the privilege of the wealthy - A new research project spearheaded by the University of Leicester is set to influence the building of eco-homes in Britain. Dr Jenny Pickerill, a Senior ...

24dash - Sociology's third mission - New research at the University of Leicester is set to establish the purpose and continued need for sociology within universities. ...

25 February 2010

Financial Times - Turner arms up - Former British ambassador to the US Sir Christopher Meyer and ex-Oxford Instruments boss and University of Leicester chancellor Sir Peter Williams will step ...

Times Higher Education Supplement - Mind the gap - ...history degree at the University of Leicester. But Pond's socio-economic background helped him to win the children's respect. 'I come from a single-parent family and worked hard at school, so they could relate to me.'

TheHeart.Org - US scientists begin to unravel the mystery of 9p21 - Dr Nilesh Samani (University of Leicester, UK) who has published on 9p21 before but was not involved with this research, told heartwire the new study "is ...

Info4Security.com - SMT SELECT News: Edition 13 (February 2010) - ...to researchers at the University of Leicester’s Department of Criminology, globalisation (and, in particular, the abundance of cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East) has altered behaviour among Britain’s burglars.

24 February 2010

24dash - Banquet...hurrah! An exhibition on the theme of feasting and food - People will literally be able to feast their eyes on the new exhibition of art at Embrace Arts at the RA centre, University of Leicester, when 'Banquet… ...

WalesOnline - Why Anne puts a roof over Wales’ head -...history and politics at Leicester University and then worked her way up Cardiff Council’s housing department before joining WWHA as a regional director in 1999.

Pulse - Diabetes work to soar under HbA1c switch - ...care diabetes at the University of Leicester and a GP in the city, said: ‘This is being discussed globally and a decision seems imminent.’

23 February 2010

24dash - EU internal market law event - The Centre for European Law and Integration/Internal Market research cluster of the School of Law at the University of Leicester is organising a half-day ...

Birmingham Post - Legal: Richard Baizley named new corporate partner at Hawkins Hatton - ...in Sutton Coldfield, attended Leicester University and then Chester College of Law before qualifying as a solicitor in 1987.

Venues - Leicester Conferences at the University of Leicester to host a prestigious International Conference - Leicester Conferences at the University of Leicester to host a prestigious International Conference.

London Press Service - International Interest In Using Microwaves To Treat Liver Cancer

22 February 2010

24dash - Public law lecture focus on financial crisis - A series of public events is to be held at the University of Leicester dealing with issues relating to the financial crisis. It is spearheaded by the School ...

The News International - Education Expo attracts hundreds of students - ... Birmingham City University, University of Bradford, Queen Mary University of London, Middlesex University, Brunel University, University of Leicester, ...

Leicester Mercury - Search is on for Leicestershire's best beat bobby - Last year the title went to Campus Park beat bobby Pc Harvey Watson who patrols Victoria Park, the University of Leicester and the surrounding area. ...

Leicester Mercury - Reel delight for Leicester University film team - Reel delight for Leicester University film team. Forgotten memories caught on camera could soon be rediscovered under a lottery-funded project. The Media Archive for Central England (MACE),....

21 February 2010

Diabetes.co.uk - Young South Asian people at particular risk of diabetes - The concerns were raised by Professor Kamlesh Khunti of the University of Leicester. He reportedly commented: " Type 2 diabetes was not something that ...

20 February 2010

19 February 2010

Culture 24 - Media Archive for Central England receives cash boost from HLF - The Media Archive for Central England (MACE) based at the University of Leicester has been given a £440000 grant by ...

domain-B - Genetic variant linked to biological ageing - Scientists from King's and the University of Leicester have for the first time identified definitive variants associated with biological ageing in humans. ...

18 February 2010

Milton Keynes Today - Dad is 'legs' for daughter - ...his daughter Anuya at Leicester University. He fetches her books from the library, runs her errands all over the campus and does everything to make the Sociology student's life run as smoothly as possible. The dad and daughter team has proved such a success that former Shenley Brook End School pupil Anuya is already planning their next move – to America for a Masters degree.

MSN Money - Make sure you're covered on the move - ...in progress at the University of Leicester has found. The price of some consumer goods has fallen so low, they almost have no resale value, according to James Treadwell, lecturer in criminology at the University of Leicester. "If you can buy a DVD player for £19.99, it's simply not worth stealing," he explained. As a result more and more thieves are targeting gadgets such as iPods and mobile phones...

CompareAndSave.com - New research may inform home insurance policies - Home insurance providers are likely to be interested in the latest research from the University of Leicester, which suggests that burglars' habits are ...

17 February 2010

Leicester Mercury - Police out to halt bike thefts in Leicester - ...whose beat covers the University of Leicester campus and Victoria Park, said the two suspects were filmed at 10.30am on Monday, February 8. One of the men was filmed walking towards the camera. Pc Watson said he hoped the clarity of the image would enable Leicester Mercury readers to recognise him.

EngineeringUK - Getting the green light - ...with researchers from the University of Leicester, will be taking advantage of the city’s existing Star Trak system, which alerts bus passengers in real-time about the location of buses. This data will be used to analyse the flow of traffic to monitor how smoothly it is running. This will be analysed alongside Earth-observation data and ground based sensors to understand the impact on air quality...

The Engineer - Intelligent traffic flow - ...with researchers from Leicester University will see if AI and satellite data can help to manage traffic. Researchers will examine information from the city’s Star Trak system – which tracks buses and feeds information on their status to passengers via electronic message boards at bus stops – in order to analyse traffic flow through the city at various times...

Leicester Mercury - Cancer drug trial in Leicester gives hope to patients - Dr Thomas, also a senior lecturer at the University of Leicester, said: "It will be at least another five years before this drug, if all goes to plan, is widely available. There will have to be phase two and three trials, with larger numbers of patients."...

Leicester Mercury - Badminton: Regal Arts back in pole position - ...Arts 6; Div 2: Leicester University 2 South Leicestershire 7; Longslade Stoneygate II 0 South Leicestershire 9; Longslade Stoneygate II 2 Leicester University 7...

Process and Control Today - Tackling traffic congestion and air pollution with artificial intelligence - A project, led by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) with researchers from the University of Leicester, will see if AI and satellite data can help to manage traffic. Researchers will examine information...

NewsBlaze - Stocks Post Substantial Returns During Ramadan - ... Bialkowski from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and Tomasz Wisniewski from the University of Leicester, Leicester, England. ...

Leicester Mercury - Cancer drug trial in Leicester gives hope to patients - Dr Thomas, also a senior lecturer at the University of Leicester, said: "It will be at least another five years before this drug, if all goes to plan, ...

24dash - Uncovering reels of lost film footage - The Media Archive for Central England (MACE), which is based at the University of Leicester, has recently been awarded £440000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund ...

16 February 2010

24dash - Primary school pupils attend university for the day - It is part of a programme on critical thinking spearheaded by the University of Leicester for the benefit of schoolchildren. Pupils from two local schools ...

BBC News - Diabetes danger of South Asian youngsters - Professor Kamlesh Khunti, a Professor of Primary Care Diabetes at the University of Leicester and a GP, said: "Type 2 diabetes was not something that ...

15 February 2010

Daily Telegraph - The virtual mob spreading spite online - ...Professor Barrie Gunter, head of mass communications at Leicester University, points out that the technology itself is not to blame for such viciousness. “The problem stems from the way people are able to operate anonymously; it is this that can be used as a force for evil. People can behave in a way online that they would never do in the normal, offline world. In the real world, social etiquette restrains people from doing...

BBC - From the heart - Watch how cells communicate to co-ordinate the beating of the heart. This runner-up video shows how the junctions between heart muscles are organised in health and diseased tissue. Special junctions in the membrane allow the muscle cells to communicate with each other with chemical, electrical and mechanical signals. This communication...

Time - Scientists Move Closer to Understanding Why We Age - ...a cardiologist at the University of Leicester who co-led the research, published last week in Nature Genetics...

Global Z - Snakes and dollars, poke that tiger, world o' sneakers - ...was done by the University of Leicester and found that Reebok Classics were worn by 52 out of 100 different burglars in the Northamptonshire region after studying footprints in 155 burglaries. The study also found that jobless criminals were more likely to wear expensive trainers than burglars with jobs.”

This is Business East Midlands - DMU manages £500,000 fund to kick-start graduate jobs - ...will work with the University of Leicester and other universities around the East Midlands to help firms find the right graduates. For each internship, lasting three to six months, the fund will provide employers with up to £1,600 towards salary costs.

mydigitalfc.com - Infering pathology of sleep disorder - The researchers at the University of Leicester say that the fruit-fly Drosophila melanogaster shares striking similarities with mammalian sleep. ...

XLN Telecom - Mobile phone security demand predicted to rise - According to James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the University of Leicester's Department of Criminology, the rapid growth of the electronics ...

24dash - University of Leicester to launch new identity for arts centre - ... the breadth of what we do and our aims as the University of Leicester's arts centre – open to all, to be creative, inclusive, vibrant and welcoming. ...

Pulse - Waist measure reliable in different ethnic groups - A group from the University of Leicester estimated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome, defined as central obesity and either dyslipidaemia, raised blood ...

14 February 2010

Leicester Mercury - Today's Pick: Jonatha Brooke - ...but twice, at The Richard Attenborough Centre; Hardeep Singh Kohli at Athena, and 4 Poofs and a Piano at The Little Theatre.

The Press Association - Burglars' trainer choices revealed - ... of choice for more than 50% of burglars. Researchers at the University of Leicester found they were worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in Northamptonshire.

University World News - The long and short of ageing - Researchers from the University of Leicester, King's College London, and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, analysed more than 500000 genetic ...

13 February 2010

Telegraph.co.uk - Hubble films twin auroras on Saturn - Jonathan Nichols, who led the research team at the University of Leicester, described the images as "unique to science". He said: "Hubble pictured Saturn at ...

Bitterwallet - Reebok Classics the trainer of choice for burglars ... according to researchers at the University of Leicester Weirdly, unemployed burglars wear trainers worth an average of £67 while those who hold down ...

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Mazuma - Mobile phone security measure receive Home Office approval - ...been undertaken at the University of Leicester highlights criminals are switching from the more traditional household burglaries to personal muggings. Natasha Stokes, editor of Mobile Choice magazine, said: "It's not likely that phone manufacturers will preload or bundle this app across the board, but it will probably become easily available on several mobile platforms." She added that the market...

Farming in Yorkshire - Reebok Classic trainers turn out to be a runaway success with burglars - ...burglars. Researchers at the University of Leicester found they were worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in Northamptonshire. T ADVERTISEMENT hey also found that burglars from poorer areas tended to wear more expensive trainers. The cost of trainers worn by unemployed burglars was £67 on average, while those worn by burglars with jobs cost £48. Dr John Bond, a Fellow at the university's forensic research...

This is Leicestershire - Fencing: Leicester University student Gaurav Gupta aims for Olympic glory - Fencing: Leicester University student Gaurav Gupta aims for Olympic glory. Leicester University student Gaurav Gupta is aiming for glory at the 2012 Olympics. The 18-year-old, who is a first-year economics student,.... Fencing: Leicester University student Gaurav Gupta aims for Olympic glory Saturday, February 13, 2010, 08:00 Comment on this story Leicester University student Gaurav Gupta is aiming...

Science Centric - Saturn's aurorae images 'unique to science' - ...science'. Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science.... Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. Researchers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) recently took advantage of the rare opportunity to record Saturn when its...

12 February 2010

Ripon Today - Burglars' trainer choices revealed - ...burglars. Researchers at the University of Leicester found they were worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in Northamptonshire. They also found that burglars from poorer areas tended to wear more expensive trainers. The cost of trainers worn by unemployed burglars was £67 on average, while the average cost of those worn by burglars with jobs was £48. Dr John Bond, a Fellow at the university's forensic...

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This is Leicestershire - Badminton: Longslade retain New Hall Division One title - ...Div 4b: Glencote 9 Leicester University II 0, Loughborough Leys IV 6 Leicester University II 3. Div 5a: Hermitage Lakeside 8 Welland Park 1, Countesthorpe 9 Mundella II 0. Div 5b: Phase Two 0 Enderby 9. Mixed – Div 1: Loughborough Leys 0 Loughborough Students 9. Div 2: Central Leicester 4 Loughborough II 5. Div 4a: Birstall II 2 Hermitage Lakeside II 7. Div 4b: Leicester University II 2 Mundella 7...

Channel 4 - Burglars' trainer choices revealed - ...burglars. Researchers at the University of Leicester found they were worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in Northamptonshire. These news feeds are provided by an independent third party and Channel 4 is not responsible or liable to you for the same. Send this article by email Share this article Send this article by email Recipient's email address Your name </form> Share this article delicious...

24Dash.com - Saturn's aurorae images 'unique to science' - ...science?. Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. Researchers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) recently took advantage of the rare opportunity to record Saturn wh. Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. Researchers...

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Grantham Journal - Study reveals Reeboks are burglars' footwear of choice - ...new study by the University of Leicester has said.. An analysis of footprints left at crime scenes showed the shoes to be the footwear of choice for more than 50% of burglars. Researchers at the University of Leicester found they were worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in Northamptonshire. They also fo ADVERTISEMENT und that burglars from poorer areas tended to wear more expensive trainers. The cost...

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Northants Evening Telegraph - All dressed up to steal - ...carried out by the University of Leicester found that the £59.99 Reebok Classics were the footwear of choice in more than half of all burglaries in Northamptonshire. And the findings could prove to be highly beneficial. Dr John Bond, scientific support manager at Northamptonshire Police, who helped carry out the research, said it could be a vital way of catching criminals in the future. He said...

Daily Mail - Hubble telescope captures Saturn's eerie Northern Lights - ...Hubble team from the University of Leicester, said: 'Hubble has proved to be one of mankind's most important scientific tools, and this is the first time that a group in the UK has led an HST programme to observe the aurorae on another world.' Hubble will never capture such images again because the telescope is due to be decommissioned before the same view of Saturn is repeated. 'It is particularly...

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Rocketeer - NSEW lectures at Leicester - A couple of space-related public lectures to be held at Leicester University on 16th March as part of the National Science and Engineering Week: Green, Grey or Little Squidgy Things, Where and What is Alien Life? - Prof. ...

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Magic 999 - Sneakers! Burglars Favour Reebok Classics - ... It is hoped the University of Leicester's findings will help police to narrow their search while catching criminals. Researchers learned the Reebok Classic brand was worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in nearby Northamptonshire. Dr John Bond, a University of Leicester Fellow who also heads Northamptonshire Police's forensic team, said it was not known whether the burglars had bought or stolen their...

Manchesters Magic 1152 - Sneakers! Burglars Favour Reebok Classics - ... It is hoped the University of Leicester's findings will help police to narrow their search while catching criminals. Researchers learned the Reebok Classic brand was worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in nearby Northamptonshire. Dr John Bond, a University of Leicester Fellow who also heads Northamptonshire Police's forensic team, said it was not known whether the burglars had bought or stolen their...

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This is Leicestershire - Comedy writing, it's bit of a laugh! - ...Progress, 9.30pm, The Richard Attenborough Centre, Leicester.

This is Leicestershire - Thousands will miss out on higher education places, warns university boss - ...away. Applications to the University of Leicester are up by 14.5%, to 20,798. Loughborough's applications are up 4.5% to 22,624. Kelly Hough, 18, who wants to study to be a teacher at De Montfort, said: "I feel the Government has pushed me into studying with promises of better education getting me a better job later, and for nothing." Zoe Spencer, 18, who has applied to do nursing and midwifery...

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Key 103 - Sneakers! Burglars Favour Reebok Classics - ... It is hoped the University of Leicester's findings will help police to narrow their search while catching criminals. Researchers learned the Reebok Classic brand was worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in nearby Northamptonshire. Dr John Bond, a University of Leicester Fellow who also heads Northamptonshire Police's forensic team, said it was not known whether the burglars had bought or stolen their...

Leamington Spa Courier - Burglars' trainer choices revealed

Arts & Humanities Research Council - Ethics of Representation - ...public lecture at the University of Leicester, based on research funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), has explored the ethics and politics of representation in light of political, commercial and journalistic manipulations of words and images following 9/11. Dr Emma Kimberley of the School of English at the University of Leicester gave her doctoral inaugural lecture, entitled ‘After...

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The Press Association - Burglars' trainer choices revealed - Researchers at the University of Leicester found they were worn by 52 out of 100 burglars in Northamptonshire. They also found that burglars from poorer ...

Indian Express - Indian-origin doctor gives up job to help daughter study - ... career and accompanying his physically challenged daughter for three years, while she studies for a degree in Sociology at the University of Leicester. ...

Miller-McCune.com - Valentine's Day in the Lab - Whether you regard the holiday tradition of giving flowers as outdated and misogynistic or wonderfully romantic, University of Leicester researcher David ...

PlanningResource - The things I know - BA in geography at the University of Leicester, postgraduate certificate in education at the University of Manchester and an MA in applied geography at ...

11 February 2010

The Westmorland Gazette - Eden dog trainer combats sheep-worrying - ...currently working with the University of Leicester on a research study into the use of electric training collars. For more information on the training courses contact 01931 715282 or visit www.ingrid-grayling.com Print Email Share Comments(0) Your sayYour Gazette Add your comment Register for a FREE The Westmorland Gazette account and you can have your say on today's news and sport by adding...

Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Saturn light show caught on camera - ...Hubble team from the University of Leicester, said: "Hubble has proved to be one of mankind's most important scientific tools, and this is the first time that a group in the UK has led an HST programme to observe the aurorae on another world." Hubble will never capture such images again because the telescope is due to be decommissioned before the same view of Saturn is repeated. "It is particularly...

Yahoo! - Cheap goods see burglars move to muggings - ...James Treadwell from the University of Leicester in central England said the fall in the cost of traditional household goods had made burglars &quot;redundant.&quot; In the last decade, domestic burglaries have fallen by more than 50 percent according to the British Crime Survey, which estimates the number of offences based on interviews with the public.

Scottish Daily Express - Amazing pictures: Saturn's light show caught on camera - ...Hubble team from the University of Leicester, said: ?Hubble has proved to be one of mankind?s most important scientific tools, and this is the first time that a group in the UK has led an HST programme to observe the aurorae on another world.? Hubble will never capture such images again because the telescope is due to be decommissioned before the same view of Saturn is repeated. ?It is particularly...

1994 Group - 1994 Group supports Policy Exchange recommendation to raise graduate fees to maintain quality of student experience - ...of London, Lancaster University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Reading, University of St Andrews, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of Surrey, University of Sussex, University of York.

Daily Telegraph - Hubble films twin auroras on Saturn - ...research team at the University of Leicester, described the images as &quot;unique to science&quot;. He said: &quot;Hubble pictured Saturn at a very special vantage point, near its equatorial plane. Due to Saturn's long orbit, Hubble will not see this view again in its life time.

Law Society Gazette - Bar Council chairman talks about plans to combat potentially ‘devastating’ threats -...a law degree at Leicester University, followed by a masters in Toronto. Green later taught for four years at Southampton University while doing a PhD, before ‘escaping poverty to come to the bar’. A specialist in EU competition law, Green took silk in 1998 and became a recorder in 2004. He is married, has two children and lives in Islington. His interests – as well as swimming – include collecting...

Science Codex - Saturn's aurorae images 'unique to science' - ...science'. Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. Researchers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) recently took advantage of the rare opportunity to record Saturn wh. Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. Researchers...

Yorkshire Evening Post - Saturn's light show caught on camera - ...Hubble team from the University of Leicester, said: &quot;Hubble has proved to be one of mankind's most important scientific tools, and this is the first time that a group in the UK has led an HST programme to observe the aurorae on another world.&quot; Hubble will never capture such images again because the telescope is due to be decommissioned before the same view of Saturn is repeated.

Times Higher Education - My eureka moment: Rocks and hard places - ...environmental geology at the University of Leicester.

e! Science News - Saturn's aurorae offer stunning double show - ...ESA and Jonathan Nichols (University of Leicester) An enormous and grand ringed planet, Saturn is certainly one of the most intriguing bodies orbiting the Sun. Hubble has now taken a fresh look at the fluttering aurorae that light up both of Saturn's poles. It takes Saturn almost thirty years to orbit the Sun, with the opportunity to image both of its poles occurring only twice in that period. Hubble...

Times Higher Education - 'Golden triangle' to win funding riches - ...each, as will the University of Leicester, a member of the 1994 Group. The Institute of Education, University of York and Goldsmiths, University of London, are the only 1994 Group institutions set to profit from the change. Teaching-led universities, which collectively wrested millions of pounds in funding from their research-led rivals following the 2008 research assessment exercise, will almost...

24Dash.com - Queer histories - ...History Lab at the University of Leicester. The session has been arranged to coincide with the LGBT History Month, which takes place in. ‘Queer Histories’ are coming under the microscope on Friday 26th February at 4.30pm as part of the highly popular New History Lab at the University of Leicester.

The National - Marking the world - ...museum studies department at Leicester University. At the time, with Margaret Thatcher as prime minister, Britain?s national museums were being pushed to become more entrepreneurial by raising their own funds and competing with each other

1994 Group - 1994 Group warns of dangers of unfunded expansion in response to UCAS figures - ...of London, Lancaster University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Reading, University of St Andrews, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of Surrey, University of Sussex, University of York.

The Asian Today - ‘On Guard’! Fencing champion trains for the 2012 Olympics - ...for the 2012 Olympics. University of Leicester student Gaurav Gupta, 18, sets sights on the big prize. UNIVERSITY of Leicester student Gaurav Gupta is setting his sights on the big prize – competing at the London 2010 Olympics. The 18-year-old is a champion fencer and has already achieved the number one spot in Indian fencing.

Wired-Gov - Increased payments delivered by Armed Forces Compensation Scheme review - ...Professor of Law at the University of Leicester) Simon Levene (Barrister at 12 Kings Bench Walk Chambers) Professor Sir Anthony Newman Taylor CBE FMedsci (Deputy Principal of the Faculty of Medicine, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in Imperial College London, Consultant Physician at Royal Brompton Hospital)

Daily Mail - Reebok Classic trainer is burglars' favourite - ...by researchers at the University of Leicester, found that Reebok Classics were worn by 52 out of 100 different burglars in the Northamptonshire region. It also found that jobless criminals were more likely to wear expensive trainers than those with jobs, spending an average of &#163;19 more on the footwear.

Coventry Telegraph - Other Sport: North Notts 1 Sikh Union (Coventry) 5 - ...2nds saw off their Leicester University counterparts 5-1. Saturn's Aurorae Images

News Blaze - 'Unique to Science' - University of Leicester team leads international programmes using Hubble Space Telescope Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. Researchers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HST) recently took advantage of the rare opportunity to record Saturn when its rings are edge-on, resulting...

Daily Telegraph - Scientists discover the burglar's trainer of choice - ...was done by the University of Leicester and found that Reebok Classics were worn by 52 out of 100 different burglars in the Northamptonshire region after studying footprints in 155 burglaries. The study also found that jobless criminals were more likely to wear expensive trainers than burglars with jobs, spending an average of &#163;19 more on the comfy shoes.

Daily Express - Saturn's light show caught on camera - ...Hubble team from the University of Leicester, said: ?Hubble has proved to be one of mankind?s most important scientific tools, and this is the first time that a group in the UK has led an HST programme to observe the aurorae on another world.?

Reuters UK - Scientists find gene variant link to ageing cells - ...professor at Britain's Leicester University, who worked on the study. The researchers studied structures called telomeres -- protective caps on the ends of chromosomes whose length is associated with cell aging. Fraying or shortening of telomeres can lead to premature aging and cancer, a finding that helped win the 2009 Nobel Prize for Medicine for three American scientists who discovered an enzyme...

Red Orbit - Hubble Captures Saturn's Stunning Double Show - ...ESA and Jonathan Nichols (University of Leicester)

Softpedia - Cheap Labor Makes Thieves Redundant They can no longer steal household items - If you can buy a DVD player for £19.99, it's simply not worth stealing,” University of Leicester Department of Criminology lecturer James Treadwell explains ...

Tom's Guide - Technology Putting Thieves Out of Business - TG Daily cites James Treadwell of the University of Leicester's Department of Criminology, who says cheaper electronics mean burglars no longer profit from ...

24dash - Theatre of war - inaugural lecture at the University of Leicester - ... will take place on Tuesday 16th February 2009 at 5.30pm in Lecture Theatre 1 in the Ken Edwards Building on the University of Leicester's main campus. ...

msnbc.com - See Saturn's twin light shows - To learn more about the auroras, a team led by the University of Leicester's Jonathan Nichols pointed the world's best-known space telescope at the giant ...

EurekAlert - Saturn's aurorae images 'unique to science' - Scientists from the University of Leicester have led an international study to capture space images that are unique to science. ...

Daily Mail - Beware the Reebok Classic wearer: £60 trainer is revealed as burglars' favourite - The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Leicester, found that Reebok Classics were worn by 52 out of 100 different burglars in the ...

10 February 2010

BBC Radio One - Cheap goods 'have changed crime' - ...suggests. Researchers at the University of Leicester say criminals are moving from traditional household burglaries to personal muggings. Criminology lecturer James Treadwell said that a DVD player costing £19.99 was "simply not worth stealing". The findings came as part of research into how crime has changed over time. Mr Treadwell said globalisation - especially cheaper electronic goods from...

24Dash.com - Flying the nest - and taking Dad with you - ...sociology student at the University of Leicester has flouted the tradition of viewing higher education as an opportunity to escape her parents, live away from home and experience freedom and independence - by bringing her father along with h. Third year sociology student, Anuya Pai, and her father who has accompanied her to university. A 21-year-old sociology student at the University of Leicester...

24Dash.com - Fencing champion trains for the 2012 Olympics - ...active member of the University of Leicester Fencing Club, and also travels to London each Wednesday to spend a day training with professional coaches. Juggling his academic studies with fencing can be difficult, but his love of the sport spurs him on to work hard at both. Colin Hide, Director of Sport at the University of Leicester, said: “The very qualities that will bring Gaurav an outstanding...

Reuters UK - Cheap goods see burglars move to muggings - ...James Treadwell from the University of Leicester in central England said the fall in the cost of traditional household goods had made burglars &quot;redundant.&quot; In the last decade, domestic burglaries have fallen by more than 50 percent according to the British Crime Survey, which estimates the number of offences based on interviews with the public. The Labour government has heralded the fall as an example...

LB News (Leighton Buzzard and Linsdale) - Burglaries fall as muggings rise - ...times, experts at the University of Leicester found. James Treadwell, criminology lecturer at the university, said globalisation - especially cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East - was forcing thieves to re-think their shopping lists. The findings have come as part of research into how crime has changed over time. Mr Treadwell said: &quot;The last decade has been a remarkable one where...

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BBC - Globalisation and cheaper household goods have brought about a drop in burglaries, researchers say - ...suggests. Researchers at the University of Leicester say criminals are moving from traditional household burglaries to personal muggings. Criminology lecturer James Treadwell said that a DVD player costing &#163;19.99 was &quot;simply not worth stealing&quot;. The findings came as part of research into how crime has changed over time. Mr Treadwell said globalisation - especially cheaper electronic goods from...

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Science Codex - New research reveals burglars have changed their 'shopping list' - ...in progress at the University of Leicester. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the Univers. Globalisation, and particularly cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East, has altered behaviour among Britain's burglars according research in progress at the University of Leicester. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the University of Leicester's Department of Criminology...

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www.chad.co.uk - Criminals switch from burglaries to muggings - ...new research by the University of Leicester has revealed.. Criminals are moving from traditional household burglaries to personal muggings to keep up with the times, experts at the university found. James Treadwell, criminology lecturer at the university, said globalisation - especially cheaper electronic

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Professional Security - Recovery software - ...universities - De Montfort and University of Leicester – to raise awareness of a tracking and recovery software programme called LoJack&#174; for Laptops by Absolute&#174; Software. The officers and staff spent time on both campus sites to install the software programme on laptops and give safety and crime prevention advice. PC 4500 Gail Warden, the Riverside Neighbourhood officer for De Montfort University...

24Dash.com - New research reveals burglars have changed their 'shopping list' - ...in progress at the University of Leicester. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the Univers. Globalisation, and particularly cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East, has altered behaviour among Britain’s burglars according research in progress at the University of Leicester. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the University of Leicester’s Department of Criminology...

Medical News Today - Insect Study Will Increase Understanding Of How The Brain Controls Our Limb Movement - ...New research at the University of Leicester into how the brain controls the movements of limbs could prompt major advances in understanding the human brain and the development of prosthetic limbs. Dr Tom Matheson, a Reader in Neurobiology, and Professo. Neurology

Daily Mirror - Amazing images taken from deep inside the heart - ...was Dr Emma Chung University of Leicester with a film showing pieces of debris moving through a laboratory replica of the 'circle of Willis' (a ring of arteries at the base of the brain). These studies provide crucial information for developing 'virtual patient' computer simulations which could help doctors to monitor people at risk of a stroke. The winning image was looking through the heart by Dr...

e! Science News - New research reveals burglars have changed their 'shopping list' - ...in progress at the University of Leicester. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the University of Leicester's Department of Criminology suggests that the incredible rise of the new superpower has made burglars 'redundant' due to the decline in cost of household goods traditionally targeted by thieves. Treadwell is currently researching how crime has changed over time. He commented:

News Remedy - Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Aging - ...of cardiology at the University of Leicester, there are two forms of aging: chronological (based on how old something is in the traditional sense) and biological (in which cells of some people are older or younger than their chronological age). The researchers, who report their findings Feb. 7 in the journal Nature Genetics, analyzed more than 500,000 genetic variations in search of those linked to...

Red Orbit - Burglars Have Changed Their 'Shopping List' - ...being undertaken at the University of Leicester highlights a career change for criminals from the more traditional household burglaries to personal muggings Globalization, and particularly cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East, has altered behavior among Britain's burglars according research in progress at the University of Leicester. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from...

This is Leicestershire - Hockey: Leicester women power to victory over Reading - ...bottom-of-the-table Leicester University. The Leicester youngsters took a half-time lead through Tara Johnson, before Abbie MacArthur made it 2-0 after the break. The Students hit back to make it 2-1 and, with a minute to go, were awarded a penalty-corner that controversially ended up in the net via Katie Mason's face. Discussion followed but the goal stood, and the draw means Leicester are still...

Guardian (The) - Plans to grow Britain's space industry into £40bn a year business - Professor Mark Sims at Leicester University's Space Research Centre said government and industry funding was now critical to take the proposals forward. &quot;If the UK doesn't exploit the space market someone else will and we will be left behind. We are in a good position because of our historical investment in space, but we are at a tipping point. We cannot live on our past glories.&quot; But Ian Crawford...

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thisisBristol - Obituary: The life of Bristol Old Vic manager Rodney West - ...He read English at Leicester University and came to Bristol University to do a post-graduate drama course, before joining the Old Vic in 1967. Mr West was made theatre manager the following year aged 24, becoming the youngest theatre manager in the country, in the oldest theatre. His talents saw him become general manager in 1984, before he left the theatre and moved to London in 1989. The BOV theatre...

Tiscali - Cheap goods see burglars move to .. - ...James Treadwell from the University of Leicester in central England said the fall in the cost of traditional household goods had made burglars &quot;redundant.&quot; In the last decade, domestic burglaries have fallen by more than 50 percent according to the British Crime Survey, which estimates the number of offences based on interviews with the public. The Labour government has heralded the fall as an example...

Tech.co.uk - Government to boost Britain's space industry - ... Professor Mark Sims at Leicester University's Space Research Centre added: &quot;If the UK doesn't exploit the space market someone else will and we will be left behind. We are in a good position because of our historical investment in space, but we are at a tipping point. We cannot live on our past glories.&quot;

Webindia123.com - Cheap goods see Brit burglars turn from home break-ins to mugging - ...New research at the University of Leicester has found that burglars have changed their 'shopping list' - they have now switched to personal muggings from traditional household thefts. According to the study, globalisation, especially cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East, have changed the behaviour of British burglars. James Treadwell, a lecturer in Criminology from the University...

This is Leicestershire - Vodka FC pull off shock victory in cup - ...Bharat. Fc Fosse beat Leicester United Sports 5-3. Mohamed Faizal netted a hat-trick for United but Fosse prevailed courtesy of Luke Greenwood (2), Rich White, Daz Candy and Spencer Elverstone. ACS FC beat AFC Royal Oak 1-0, Bradley Thompson claiming the winner. Oak battled hard and Josh Brown hit the bar. Shoemakers 09 beat Countesthorpe Windows 5-1 in Football Fanatics Division One. Kye Fluke...

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Tech Radar - Government to boost Britain's space industry - ... Professor Mark Sims at Leicester University's Space Research Centre added: "If the UK doesn't exploit the space market someone else will and we will be left behind. We are in a good position because of our historical investment in space, but we are at a tipping point. We cannot live on our past glories." Via Guardian.co.uk

Irish Times - Study finds house crime doesn't pay - ...times, experts at the University of Leicester found. James Treadwell, criminology lecturer at the university, said globalisation - especially cheaper electronic goods from China and the Far East - was forcing thieves to rethink their targets. Mr Treadwell said: “The last decade has been a remarkable one where crime is concerned, with massive changes and shifts. “If we look back to the 1980s and...

The Press Association - Burglaries fall as muggings rise - Criminals are moving from traditional household burglaries to personal muggings to keep up with the times, experts at the University of Leicester found. ...

Washington Post (blog) - Born to age? - Nilesh Samani of the University of Leicester in Britain and colleagues analyzed more than 500000 variations in nearly 3000 people's genes and found that ... See all stories on this topic

Moneycontrol.com - Cheap goods see British burglars move to muggings - Criminology lecturer James Treadwell from the University of Leicester in central England said the fall in the cost of traditional household goods had made ...

FOX 4 News - British Burglars Turn to Mugging - James Treadwell, a criminology lecturer from the University of Leicester, suggested the rapid rise of globalization and cheap imported goods has made ...

9 February 2010

TheMedGuru - Gene variant that causes aging discovered - Researchers from the University of Leicester and King's College London and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands jointly carried out this study ...

HealthNewsDigest.com - How the Brain Controls Our Limb Movement - By University of Leicester (HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research at the University of Leicester into how the brain controls the movements of limbs could ...

Softpedia - Genes Showing How Fast You Age Found They reveal more data on "biological aging" - Experts from the University of Leicester, and Kings College London, say that the finding could be of significant importance for discovering people at risk ... See all stories on this topic

Leicester Mercury - Hundreds join campaign for statue in Leicester to honour Sir David - Sir David, 83, grew up in College House on the University of Leicester campus – where his father, Frederick, was college principal. ...

Irish Times - Scientists show lifespan is linked to DNA make-up - ... diseases so we can focus more attention on them,” said Prof Nilesh Samani, a cardiologist at the University of Leicester, who led the research. ...

Science Daily - Locust study promises new insights into limb control - ...New research at the University of Leicester into how the brain controls the movements of limbs could prompt major advances in understanding the human brain and the development of prosthetic limbs. Dr Tom Matheson, a Reader in Neurobiology, and Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, a Professor of Bioengineering, have joined their areas of expertise together to begin this innovative research. They were recently..

Reuters - Scientists find gene variant link to aging cells - ...professor at Britain's Leicester University, who worked on the study. The researchers studied structures called telomeres -- protective caps on the ends of chromosomes whose length is associated with cell aging. Fraying or shortening of telomeres can lead to premature aging and cancer, a finding that helped win the 2009 Nobel Prize for Medicine for three American scientists who discovered an enzyme...

Reuters - Cheap goods see British burglars move to muggings - ...James Treadwell from the University of Leicester in central England said the fall in the cost of traditional household goods had made burglars. In the last decade, domestic burglaries have fallen by more than 50 percent according to the British Crime Survey, which estimates the number of offences based on interviews with the public. The Labor government has heralded the fall as an example...

Bristol Evening Post - Criminals switch to muggings as burglaries fail to pay off - Criminals are moving from traditional household burglaries to personal muggings to keep up with the times, experts at the University of Leicester found...

8 February 2010

Sikh Times - Scientists find gene variant link to ageing cells - Scientists have found specific genetic variants which may explain why some people age earlier than others and say their findings have important implications for understanding cancer and age-related diseases...

The Post Chronicle - Scientists find gene variant link to ageing cells - "There is accumulating evidence that the risk of age-associated diseases including heart disease and some types of cancers are more closely related to biological rather than chronological age," said Nilesh Samani, a cardiology professor at Britain's Leicester University, who worked on the study...

Daily Mail - Looking young for your age? Thank the Peter Pan gene - The researchers, from the University of Leicester and King's College London, found that people with the 'Peter Pan' version had longer telomeres, meaning their biological clocks ticked more slowly...

The Scotsman - Growing old before time is down to genes - Scientists have found genetic variants which may explain why some people age earlier and say their findings have important implications for understanding cancer and age-related diseases...

BBC News - Genes reveal 'biological ageing' - Researchers from the University of Leicester and Kings College London say the finding could help spot people at higher risk of age-related illnesses. ...

SatNews Publishers - DMCii — Determined Deforestation Decision - DMCii is currently heading up a team that includes members of the University of Leicester and the World Resources Institute (WRI) to show how satellite ...

The Press Association - Looking younger is in the genes - Researchers from King's College London and the University of Leicester made the breakthrough as part of research into the relationships between certain ... See all stories on this topic

Montreal Gazette - Errant gene may make some people age faster: Study - ... that is, (they) looked biologically older," explained Nilesh Samani, a professor at the University of Leicester and co-leader of the study. ...

The News-Press - Literacy Council of Bonita Springs welcomes two new board members - Her own educational career includes degrees or citations from FGCU, the University of Leicester, UK, Florida State University, the University of Minnesota ...

24dash - Where have all the flowers gone? - How to enjoy Valentine's Day AND help the ... - ... Senior Lecturer from the University of Leicester's Department of Biology, has spent years trying to solve through interpreting his scientific research ...

7 February 2010

MSN Health & Fitness - Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Aging - According to study co-leader Dr. Nilesh Samani, a professor of cardiology at the University of Leicester, there are two forms of aging: chronological (based ...

NPR - What Rotting Fish Reveal About The Fossil Record - Dr. Rob Sansom is a researcher at the University of Leicester and the leader of the study. He tells NPR's Guy Raz that decomposition plays a very important ...

Yahoo! News - Scientists find gene variant link to ageing cells - - ..."There is accumulating evidence that the risk of age-associated diseases including heart disease and some types of cancers are more closely related to biological rather than chronological age," said Nilesh Samani, a cardiology professor at Britain's Leicester University...

The Independent - Genetic test for ageing may soon be possible - ...The difference seems to be biological,” said Nilesh Samani, professor of cardiology at Leicester University...

MTBeurope - Human genetic code linked to biological ageing identified for first time - The study, which is published in Nature Genetics, was conducted by researchers from the University of Leicester and King's College London, working with ...

6 February 2010

Irish Independent - So, that's why we love kebabs - The discovery by scientists at the University of Leicester that we hail from a tribe of oriental culchies may finally offer an answer to one of Europe's ...

Malaysia Star - First-year innovators - The awards and sponsors are: Best Engineering Design by the University of Birmingham, Most Innovative Design Project by University of Leicester, ...

24dash - Archaeologist uncovers role of religion in South West woollen industry - A new study into the role of religion among the working classes during the industrial revolution will be presented at the University of Leicester. ...

5 February 2010

24dash - Seeing is believing? Words and images after 9/11 - New research at the University of Leicester is set to highlight the importance of reopening debate over the ethics of representation, engaging with critical ...

Venues.org.uk - Win with Leicester Conferences at Confex 2010 - Leicester Conferences at the University of Leicester is pleased to announce they will once again be exhibiting at International Confex, Earls Court, London, ...

4 February 2010

Book of Odds - SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS - And Doritos® has resorted to more than one atypical marketing campaign: in 2008, they paid the University of Leicester (UK) and EISCAT Space Center (Norway) ...

3 February 2010

NewsBlaze - Student Video Diaries Reveal True Depths of The Post-Christmas Blues - Researchers at the University of Leicester who asked students to keep a regular video diary have discovered that post-Christmas blues are very real for many ...

Birmingham Post - Rich List 2010 - ...He was awarded the OBE in 1995 for services to the motorcycle industry and holds an honorary law degree from Leicester University...

Cancer Support International - The simple bowel cancer test that could save your life - ...of cancer studies at Leicester University). Over the past two years in England, the NHS has rolled out a screening programme for people aged 60 to 69, as most bowel cancer cases are found in the over-60s. Those eligible are sent testing kits to be used at home. The test, which looks for traces of blood in the stool, is then sent back for analysis. If there is an abnormal result, the person is referred...

2 February 2010

e! - Lunar eclipse: US retreate leaves China leading way in race to return to moon - "The moon is an obvious target for China and they could be there in 2020," said Ken Pounds, professor of space science at Leicester University...

Cancersupportinternational.com - The simple bowel cancer test that could save your life - 'It can be cured if it is caught early enough, but if not there is only a one-in-ten chance the patient will be alive in five years,' says Professor Will Steward of Leicester Royal Infirmary (he is also head of cancer studies at Leicester University)...

The Guardian - Lunar eclipse: US retreat leaves China leading way in race to return to moon - "The moon is an obvious target for China and they could be there in 2020," said Ken Pounds, professor of space science at Leicester University...

Daily Mail online - The simple bowel cancer test that could save your life - 'It can be cured if it is caught early enough, but if not there is only a one-in-ten chance the patient will be alive in five years,' says Professor Will Steward of Leicester Royal Infirmary (he is also head of cancer studies at Leicester University)...

TheHeart.Org - Déjà vu? Experts debate new data on diuretic/CCB combo and MI risk - But since then, asserts Dr Bryan Williams (University of Leicester, UK), "calcium-channel blockers have been shown in many studies, including ALLHAT, ASCOT, ...

PCB007 - EIPC Speednews: European Institute of Printed Circuits - ... with workshops in Germany and UK on flame retardants, and a seminar on ionic metallisation at the University of Leicester, all within the last 6 months. ...

Culture24 - Sweet solution saves Medieval Leicester bridge at Snibston Discovery Museum - Experts from the University of Leicester immersed the 11th century bridges – whose ruins were so heavy they had to be carried in sections by eight-man teams ...

Stuff.co.nz - Globe-trotting netballer joins Pulse - As the holder of a law degree and with a masters degree in finance from the University of Leicester, Agbeze hopes to find some part-time work in Wellington.

1 February 2010

Daily Telegraph - Charles Dickens 'gave characters a secret queer side' - ...Dr Holly Furneaux of Leicester University claimed. Often Dickens' male characters "conveniently" fall in love with the sister of their best friend, which she read as further evidence that he had woven the suggestion of homosexual relationships into his plots...

StaffNurse.com - Map To Boost Irregular Heartbeat Treatment - ...doctors and engineers at Leicester University, UK, devised a new way of mapping the heart's electrical signals with a colour map of abnormal signals...

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Irish Central - New study claims that Irishmen descended from Turkish farmers - ... farming people from the Middle East and especially Turkey, according to the research that was conducted by scientists at the University of Leicester. ...

Planet Earth - Rot shows fossil bias - ... such as eyes, muscles and guts, become fossilized,' says palaeontologist Dr Sarah Gabbott, from the University of Leicester. 'Yet it is precisely such ...

ScienceBlogs - Fetid Fish Revise Understanding of How Fossils are Formed - Image: Mark Purnell, Rob Sansom, Sarah Gabbott, University of Leicester. How do you know what something looks like when you've never seen it before? ...

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