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University of Leicester in the Media - February 2011

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

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Broadcast News

  • Professor Bryan Williams was interviewed by BBC News in a programme broadcast on 21 February, about the development of a new device for measuring blood pressure. Click here to watch the interview online. Professor Williams was also interviewed on the Today programme, BBC 5 live, Classic FM and local UK radio stations, as well as TV interviews with ITV, Sky news and the Press Association.
  • ITV Central broadcast its weather programme from the University of Leicester's Space Research Centre on 4 February.

28 February 2011

24dash - Coull Quartet comes to Leicester - One of the UK's best-loved and internationally-acclaimed Quartets is to give a recital at Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's arts centre, on Friday 4 March at 7.30pm. The Coull Quartet will play Haydn's Quartet in F minor Op 20, ...

Leicester Mercury - Regal Arts sent out a warning to their title rivals in the men's top division ... - Leaders Leicester University and second-placed Leys' third team, who meet shortly, are battling it out in 3B. Loughborough Town secured the Hall League Division One trophy after beating Leys, and Central won the bottom-of-the-table clash against ...

27 February 2011

New York Times - The Anthropocene

26 February 2011

News & Star - Learn about our heritage - By Pam McClounie Talks will be given by Professor Marilyn Palmer, emeritus professor of archaeology at the University of Leicester, and Dr Ian West, honorary visiting fellow in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, at the University of ...

TheHeart.Org - New devices to measure central aortic pressure: Interesting but premature - ... are cheaper than currently available methods have gained endorsement in a paper published in the February 22, 2011 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology by Dr Bryan Williams (University of Leicester, UK) and colleagues [1]. ...

25 February 2011

BBC News - Leicester city centre road sign spelled incorrectly - English students from University of Leicester have informed BBC Leicester of other signs around the city, on pubs and shops, which also contain spelling errors or grammatical mistakes. Sarah Austin, one of the students, noticed the lack of an ...

24dash - Earth's climate from space - The Head of Earth Observation Science at the University of Leicester will use information from the latest space technology to present a view of the earth's climate at a free public lecture. Professor John Remedios, from the University of Leicester's ...

24dash - New Discovery 'will rewrite Stonehenge's history' - Researchers from Leicester and Wales have shed new light on the origins of bluestones at Stonehenge- long believed to have come from 'sacred hills' in Wales. Geologists from the National Museum Wales, University of Leicester and Aberystwyth University, ...

Culture24 - Brain expert teams up with artist for exhibition on how we see art at ... - The Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Leicester has won £30000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to investigate the way we perceive pictures and sculptures – specifically, the processes in the brain which allow us to ...

TestCountry.com - Researchers Develop Revolutionary Blood Pressure Monitoring Device - A feature on BBC.co.uk shared a device developed by researchers at the University of Leicester, and in Singapore, that scientists say may “revolutionize blood pressure monitoring.” The device can be worn around a patient's wrist, like a watch, ...

24 February 2011

24dash (press release) - Top international recognition for University of Leicester engineer - Professor Helen Atkinson from the University of Leicester has received yet another top recognition in her outstanding international career as a metallurgist and materials engineer. Head of the Mechanics of Materials Group and Professor of Engineering ...

PriceRunner - New Blood Pressure Device to be Worn Like a Watch - Researchers at the University of Leicester have been working alongside scientists at the University in Singapore and have created a way to measure blood pressure in the largest artery in the human body. The University of Leicester's department of ...

24dash (press release) - Arts and science combine to explain the mystery of how we see art - University of Leicester Professor of Bioengineering Rodrigo Quian Quiroga has received a grant of £30K from the “Beyond Text” initiative of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to enable him to continue his quest into these fascinating ...

AZoSensors - Pressure Sensor to Record Blood Pressure - Researchers at the University of Leicester and scientists in Singapore have jointly created a sensor that can be attached to the wrist of a patient to determine and monitor the blood pressure of the central aortic systolic pressure or CASP that is near ...

Gizmag - Other Images from this Gallery - Because high blood pressure can cause the most damage at the heart and in the nearby brain, it would make sense to monitor it at the heart, too. That's just what a new device designed at the University of Leicester does ... in a roundabout way.

23 February 2011

Zenopa - Wristwatch-style device 'could revolutionise blood pressure monitoring' - University of Leicester scientists have created a unit using technology from HealthSTATS International which is able to record precise pulse readings when worn on the wrist. By wearing the device for 24 hours and taking measurements in coordination ...

Chemist+Druggist - Major changes to hypertension diagnosis - Hypertension diagnosis looks set to undergo major changes following a Nice guideline update and research from the University of Leicester. Draft Nice guidelines have said blood pressure measurements taken during consultations should not be used to ...

24dash - Artist's tribute to arts centre that aided his recovery from injury - Internationally-acclaimed artist Graham Ensor pays tribute to Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's arts centre in Lancaster Road, through an installation that fuses with the fabric of the building. His new work cruX (which means 'a crucial or ...

WalesOnline - Scientists 'step closer' to solving Stonehenge mystery - Dr Bevins, in partnership with Dr Rob Ixer at the University of Leicester and Dr Nick Pearce of Aberystwyth University, made the discovery by analysing microscopic crystals found in the rock, vaporising them and analysing the gases found as a result. ...

22 February 2011

Hc2d.co.uk - New device for taking blood pressure - The device, which is fitted around the wrist like a watch, was developed by researchers at the University of Leicester and scientists in

Health Business - New device could change how blood pressure is measured - A new blood pressure measurement device has been invented by scientists at the University of Leicester and in Singapore.

Daily Telegraph - Millions of high blood pressure patients are wrongly diagnosed - Patients suspected of having high blood pressure will in future be sent home with a monitor for 24 hours because millions of people are being wrongly diagnosed with the condition due to waiting room nerves.

TheMedGuru - Scientists develop new watch-like device to monitor BP - by Yashika kapoor - February 22, 2011 A team of researchers from the University of Leicester and Singapore have created a new blood pressure device that is being hailed as an important milestone in the medical industry. ...

Sify - Device to revolutionise blood pressure measurement - developed by scientists at the University of Leicester and HealthSTATS - a medical device company in Singapore - it gives a more accurate reading than the current method used. The device monitors the pressure close to the heart, the central aortic ...

LabnewsOnline - Blood pressure revolution - “I am under no illusion about the magnitude of the change this technique will bring about,” said Professor Bryan Williams from the University of Leicester. “It has been a fabulous scientific adventure to get to this point and it will change the way ...

24dash - Crocus blooming signals spring - The University of Leicester's Botanic Garden once again invites the public to view its crocus displays. Despite current short, cold and grey days, signs of springs are appearing at the University of Leicester's Botanic Garden. ...

OnMedica - NICE moves to cut 'white coat syndrome' errors - The draft guidelines launched today was developed by Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine at the University of Leicester and consultant physician at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Prof Williams is also one of the inventors of a new blood ...

Pharma Times - NICE plans major changes to blood pressure guidelines - Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine, University of Leicester and University Hospitals NHS Trust, Leicester, and Chair of the Guideline Development Group, said NICE's proposed new approach to the condition "would not only improve diagnosis but would ...

TopNews United States - Guidelines To Come To Maintain Accuracy During Blood Pressure Test - Bryan Williams, of the University of Leicester, developed the new guidelines for testing blood pressure. According to this guideline if blood pressure is measured 140/90 mmHg or higher during consultation with doctors, then other tests ambulatory blood ...

The Guardian - Blood pressure testing to be made more accurate - Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester, led the development of the guidelines. He said doctors currently have to bring people back to the clinic twice or more to get an accurate reading. "As many as 25% of young people ...

Netdoctor - 'Wrist watch' device may transform blood pressure measurement - Scientists at the University of Leicester have developed the new technology, which uses a sensor on the wrist to record a person's pulse wave. A mathematical model is then employed to determine the pressure close to the heart, also known as the ...

Public Service - New technology aids blood pressure monitoring - New technology developed by scientists at the University of Leicester and by Singapore-based medical device company, HealthSTATS means that blood pressure can be measured closer to the heart than before. The research, which was funded by the UK's ...

ShortNews.com - Scientists Invent Technology to Revolutionize Blood Pressure Measurement - Scientists at the University of Leicester have developed a groundbreaking device which is expected to revolutionize blood pressure measurement. The device reads the central aortic systolic pressure, the blood pressure close to the heart. ...

21 February 2011

Chem Info - Groundbreaking Technology Will Revolutionize Blood Pressure Measurement - In a major scientific breakthrough, a new blood pressure measurement device is set to revolutionise the way patients' blood pressure is measured.

EurekAlert - Groundbreaking technology will revolutionize blood pressure measurement - In a major scientific breakthrough, a new blood pressure measurement device is set to revolutionise the way patients' blood pressure is measured.

CalorieLab - Blood Pressure Monitor May Be Worn Like a Watch - A new device that may be worn like a watch might change the way blood pressure is monitored in the coming years, reports BBC.

Med India - New Blood Pressure Monitor Welcomed by Experts - Leading health experts in Britain have hailed the development of a new blood pressure monitor that could be worn as a wrist watch and claimed that the device will revolutionize the blood pressure monitoring system in the country.

Top News - Blood Pressure Soon To Be Monitored By a Wrist Watch - A watch-like device will soon be the revolution in the health industry, which would be used to monitor blood pressure.

Short News - Scientists Invent Technology to Revolutionize Blood Pressure Measurement - Scientists at the University of Leicester have developed a groundbreaking device which is expected to revolutionize blood pressure measurement. The device reads the central aortic systolic pressure, the blood pressure close to the heart.

The Press Association - New blood pressure device hailed - A groundbreaking "wrist watch" could revolutionise the way blood pressure is measured on the NHS within the next few years, according to scientists

Boots Web MD - The future of blood pressure testing? - A new hi-tech ‘wrist watch’ style device could be the future of blood pressure monitoring, according to researchers at the University of Leicester.

Health Aim - New Highly Accurate Blood Pressure Measuring Device Coming Soon - Scientists at the University of Leicester along with a Singapore based medical device manufacturing company, HealthSTATS, have developed a new blood pressure monitoring device, which will revolutionize blood pressure monitoring in the future.

Biomed Middle East - New blood pressure measurement device may enable doctors to treat patients more effectively - In a major scientific breakthrough, a new blood pressure measurement device is set to revolutionise the way patients’ blood pressure is measured.

The Engineer - Monitor offers more accurate blood-pressure readings - The wrist-mounted device, developed at Leicester University, uses computer modelling to convert readings taken at the arm to a measurement of blood pressure in the aorta, the body’s main artery.

The Independent - Revolutionary 'wrist watch' to monitor high blood pressure - Scientists have developed a "wrist watch" device to measure blood pressure that could see thousands of patients taken off treatment.

Irish Independent - New blood pressure reader will help patients stop treatment - Scientists have developed a wrist-watch device to measure blood pressure that could result in a number of patients being taken off treatment. The new measuring device provides a more accurate reading than traditional arm cuffs.

Daily Mail - How to keep a closer watch on your blood pressure with wristwatch that could replace traditional arm cuff - A ‘wristwatch’ that could save lives by measuring blood pressure more accurately has been developed by British doctors.

Public Service.co.uk - New technology aids blood pressure monitoring - The way in which health professionals measure blood pressure is to be revolutionised.

CNet News - New 'watch' measures central aortic systolic pressure - In what is being hailed by experts as a "scientific breakthrough" that could "revolutionize" the way blood pressure is measured, researchers in Singapore and the UK report in the current issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on a novel device that can measure blood pressure near the heart.

The Medical News - Revolutionary blood pressure device - A latest device that looks like a watch “could revolutionize blood pressure monitoring”.

French Tribune.com - Blood pressure monitoring to get easier - Scientists have said that they are coming up with a device that is going to change the way blood pressure in monitored.

Insciences Organisation - Ground-breaking technology will revolutionise blood pressure measurement for first time for over a century - Pioneering new technology will lead to better treatment decisions and better outcomes for patients.

Red Orbit - Wristwatch-Style Blood Pressure Device Developed - Researchers in Singapore and the UK have developed a new blood pressure monitoring device that they claim is easier to use, more comfortable to wear, and more accurate than traditional methods.

Inventorspot - CASPro Device Promises To Revolutionize Blood Pressure Monitoring - by T Goodman CASPro blood pressure measurement device: Source: University of Leicester via dailytech.com Apparently the hundred year-old practice of measuring blood pressure with a cuff will end soon, when a revolutionary new device will be available ...

All Headline News - British university, Singaporean firm develop new blood pressure monitoring device - Scientists at Britain's University of Leicester and a Singaporean medical device maker have developed a more accurate blood pressure monitor that can be worn on the wrist. A sensor in the device records the pulse wave of the artery and allows blood ...

DailyTech - Researchers Develop Revolutionary Blood Pressure Measurement Device - Bryan Williams, study leader and professor of Medicine at the University of Leicester, and a team of researchers from Singapore-based medical device company HealthSTATS International and the University of Leicester, have created a revolutionary device ...

Times of India - Watch-like device to measure BP - The new approach, invented by scientists at the University of Leicester and in Singapore, has the potential to enable doctors to treat their patients more effectively because it gives a more accurate reading than the current method used. ...

Leicester Mercury - It looks like little more than a flashy digital watch, but it marks the ... - The device, invented by scientists at the University of Leicester, measures pressure in the aorta, the largest artery in the body, which is different to blood pressure in the arm. The measurement can be used to work out appropriate treatment for people ...

BBC News - New blood pressure device hailed - Researchers at the University of Leicester and in Singapore have developed a device to measure pressure in the largest artery in the body. Evidence shows it gives a much more accurate reading than the arm cuff. The technology is funded by the ...

The Press Association - New blood pressure device hailed - The device has been invented by scientists at the University of Leicester and in Singapore. A sensor in the watch records the pulse wave of the artery, which is then fed into a computer together with a traditional blood pressure reading from a cuff. ...

19 February 2011

BCLocalNews - Campbell River CF chapter celebrates 25th anniversary - Dr. Chilvers graduated from the University of Leicester, UK. He trained in paediatrics in Nottingham and Leicester. In 1997 Dr Chilvers spent two years as a cystic fibrosis fellow in Leicester. During this period he conducted research into ciliary ...

Manx Radio - Viking ancestry survey at Manx Museum - The University of Leicester is carrying out a study charting Viking ancestry on a wide range of Manx names, and volunteers are asked to pop into the Manx Museum lecture theatre, between 11am and 2pm. Participation will take around ten minutes, ...

MK News - 100 people attend DNA seminar - British Professor of Genetics, Sir Alec Jeffreys, from the University of Leicester, provided an insight to DNA fingerprinting during his lecture. He described how DNA fingerprinting works and explained how it was introduced to assist police detective ...

18 February 2011

Freshinfo - Ecologist issues Lake Naivasha warning - Dr David Harper of the University of Leicester is calling on UK supermarkets to follow the lead of Swiss Co-op and take sustainability issues much more seriously. “My position is that the supermarkets have to take responsibility and recycle some of ...

Online PR News - DirectRooms.com – 4th Annual Conference the Higher Education Market Group on 3 ... - Online PR News – 18-February-2011 –This year's conference features speakers from universities and business from all over the world, including John Lewis in Nottingham, the University of Melbourne, Evidence Consulting, and the University of Leicester. ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Sir David Attenborough's career: a timeline - He then grows up on the campus of the University of Leicester, where his father was principal. He develops a fascination with the natural world in childhood, collecting stones and fossils 1950: Marries Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel. ...

17 February 2011

OpEdNews - Africa Month: War of the Roses

Loughborough News - Isolating the stellar discs of Andromeda - Dr Nial Tanvir of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy, said: "The Sun and most other stars we see in the sky are spread in a thin disk-like structure within our galaxy, but it has long been known that this thin disk is ...

24dash - University of Leicester provides insights into Olympics - The University of Leicester is continuing with its series of public events celebrating the Olympic and Paralympic Games during academic year 2010/11. The University's Sports and Recreation Service has organised a series of public lectures as part of ...

16 February 2011

National Geographic - Enter the Anthropocene—Age of Man

SYS-CON Media - Academic Institutions Select Kaviza to Deliver Virtualized Desktops for Less ... - Recently, some of the academic institutions that have turned to Kaviza to implement VDI and stretch tight budgets while delivering unmatched cost savings include Columbia University, Henderson State University, Smith College, University of Leicester, ...

24dash - Fruits of learning take root in wildflower meadow - A second-year University of Leicester student is seeing practical results come out of his studies through the establishment of a wildflower meadow in Broughton Astley. Rod McMichael enrolled on the Certificate of Higher Education in Practical Ecology ...

15 February 2011

Fairfaxtimes.com - A Celtic invasion at the Old Brogue Irish Pub - He wanted to specialize in music from a young age, but abandoned his efforts to major in music at the University of Leicester because he couldn't keep up

24dash - Pioneering University of Leicester research to be showcased in Parliament - A celebration in Parliament of the work of emerging scientific, engineering and technological leaders is to showcase the work of a University of Leicester

Leicester Mercury - University library has bugs in the basement

14 February 2011

The Standard - Kenyans mark the day of love in style

BBC News - 'Heart donor' boost for Leicester research centre - The steel sculpture Stranded Heart has been donated to the University of Leicester to symbolise its bid to build the £12.6m Glenfield Hospital facility. ...

Nigeria Daily Independent - Getting the education system out of the doldrums - The curious paradox that Nigeria's education system has turned into came to the fore recently at the far away University of Leicester, United Kingdom, ...

24dash - Heart sculpture is symbol of £4m appeal - University of Leicester acquires eye-catching sculpture for new research centre. Thanks to a donor with a big heart, the University of Leicester has been ...

Plastic Electronics - Nano solar developer secures funding to commercialise technology - A collaborative effort between EnSol and the University of Leicester, which has the equipment to produce the nanomaterials, proved the basics of the solar

The Guardian - Growing Valentine's Day roses harming Kenya's ecological site - University of Leicester ecology and conservation biologist, Dr David Harper, warned. Harper has spent over 30 years researching wetland conservation at ...

UK Fundraising - Heart sculpture is symbol of University's £4m appeal

13 February 2011

Science 2.0 - Downside To Valentine's Day Flowers - UK Demand Is 'Bleeding' Kenya Dry - A University of Leicester ecologist has warned that Kenya is being “bled dry” by the UK's demand for fresh flowers, a timely concern given Valentine's Day. ...

12 February 2011

Science Daily - Valentine's Day Roses Bought in UK Could 'Bleed Lake Naivasha Dry' Warns Ecologist - 11, 2011) — A University of Leicester ecologist who has spent over 30 years researching wetland conservation at Lake Naivasha in Kenya has warned that the

11 February 2011

Loughborough News - The maths behind Saturns rings - Dr Nikolai Brilliantov from the University of Leicester Department of Mathematics will speak on Statistical mechanics of granular matter: simple concepts ...

10 February 2011

Campus Estate Management - 'Carbon Cube' showcased at University of Leicester

Loughborough News - Sovereignty and criminal law to be discussed at Leicester event - Dr Alina Tryfonidou from the University of Leicester School of Law said: The starting point of Professor Mitsilegass analysis will be that the ...

24dash - Valentine's Day roses bought in UK could 'bleed Lake Naivasha dry' warns ecologist - Dr David Harper of the University of Leicester Department of Biology. Credit: Robert Llewellyn Smith A renowned University of Leicester ecologist who has ...

Insider Media - £15m university refurb hits the right notes - The £15m regeneration of the University of Leicester's Percy Gee building has been completed. All three A-grade O2 Academy live music venues which comprise ...

09 February 2011

Loughborough News - Mascara, ketchup, tombstones, salt and cartwheels - and other matters related ... - The inaugural University of Leicester Space Research Centre and the Midlands Aerospace Alliance event saw representatives from business and industry join ...

24dash - What does genetics mean to you? - The theme of 'body clocks' will be explored in a public lecture at the University of Leicester and will be followed by another lecture exploring the link ...

08 February 2011

24dash - Measuring National Well-being - Join the debate at the University of Leicester - The University of Leicester is to host a consultation debate on national proposals for measuring well-being. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is ...

24dash - Mascara, ketchup, tombstones, salt and cartwheels - and other matters related ... - A collaborative University-industry event at the University of Leicester has showcased how new and emerging technologies have commercial applications. ...

24dash - Coping with climate change: can the past shape the future? - A discussion will take place at the University of Leicester at 5pm on Wednesday 9th February. The event, in the Belvoir Lounge, 2nd Floor, Charles Wilson ...

07 February 2011

TopCancerNews.com - Scientists Announced New Advance for Cancer Targeting in The Future - The teams belong to the Centre for Molecular Biology at the University of Heidelberg and to the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Leicester. ...

LabnewsOnline - Yeast offers clue to Huntington's - A collaborative study led by the University of Leicester has shown that protective genes involved in translation – a cellular process where mRNA is decoded

06 February 2011

Jamaica Observer - A degree of convenience - Wright solved her predicament by enrolling in the distance learning MBA programme offered by the University of Leicester — she would pursue her MBA online. ...

04 February 2011

Scientific Computing - Tropical Cyclone Yasi Seen from Space - University of Leicester scientists followed the progress of the storm as it headed toward and then struck the Australian coast using two instruments, ...

Wired News - Pondering Landscapes: A Chat with BLDGBLOG Author Geoff Manaugh - ... in my opinion, is doing the most interesting thinking about this sort of stuff right now is actually a geologist based at the University of Leicester, ...

24dash - University of Leicester event focuses on role of internet in fostering extremism - The role of the internet in fostering extremism is to be the focus of expert discussion at the University of Leicester. The University is hosting a seminar ...

24dash - The future of local broadcasting - has worked for the BBC since graduating from the University of Leicester. She began her career as a trainee Studio Manager in London working at Broadcasting ...

03 February 2011

New Statesman - The orange umbrella that revolutionised dissent

24dash - Cancer and death: are we asking the right questions? - Free public lecture on cancer to take place at the University of Leicester on February 8. A Professor who is investigating how modern body imaging ...

BBC News - Viking ancestry explored on the Isle of Man by researchers - Now genealogists from the University of Leicester are using DNA tests to trace Manx ancestry back to the Viking era. Local men with popular Manx surnames ...

Sify - Martian meteorites suggest collision with Red planet caused water flow - University of Leicester researchers are investigating rare fragments of Martian meteorites to reveal one of the ways water flowed near the surface of Mars. ...

Oneindia - 'Control center' for sperm production discovered - The study was carries by Biologists at the University of Leicester. The research identifies for the first time that DUO1 switches on a battery of genes that ...

Malaysia Sun - Research Shows How Man Is Changing The World - ... global warming, sea level rise, ocean acidification and biodiversity are highlighted in a new set of studies led by University of Leicester researchers. ...

Culture24 - Meteorite found 100 years ago in Egypt reveals life on Mars for University of ... - Experts from the University of Leicester's Space Research Centre said the fragments showed buried ice and gel deposits on the surface of the red planet. ...

UPI.com - Meteorites yield Mars water clues - Scientists at the University of Leicester have examined five samples of nakhlite -- a form of meteorite known to have originated on Mars and named after the ...

02 February 2011

Universe Today - Martian Meteorite Reveals Ancient Water Flows, Methane - Credit: University of Leicester Scientists say a close-up look inside rare meteorite fragments from Mars shows evidence that impacts created flowing water ...

Newsroom America - Rare meteorites reveal Mars collision caused water flow - By Peter Fowler at 1:02 pm Eastern (Newsroom America) -- Rare fragments of Martian meteorites have been investigated at the University of Leicester ...

PhysOrg.com - Biologists discover 'control center' for sperm production - Credit: Image generated by Hoda Khatab (University of Leicester) Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into the ...

Craegmoor News - Mental health problems more likely to be encountered by lesbian, gay and ... - The study, which was carried out by psychiatrists from University College London and the University of Leicester and published in the latest edition

24dash - New age researchers highlight how man is changing the world - Credit: Mark Williams, University of Leicester University of Leicester geologists lead production of new set of studies published in Philosophical ...

Building Design - Michael Wilford receives honorary degree - The University of Leicester has awarded architect Michael Wilford with an honorary degree of doctor of science. Wilford, founder of Michael Wilford ...

24dash - Rare meteorites reveal Mars collision caused water flow - Rare fragments of Martian meteorites have been investigated at the University of Leicester revealing one of the ways water flowed near the surface of Mars. ...

01 February 2011

Napa Valley Register - Napa County Historical Society director named director of Napa Valley Museum - Sheppard, who has a master's degree in museum studies from the University of Leicester and a bachelors degree in anthropology from the University of Central ...

Science Daily - Biologists Discover 'Control Centre' for Sperm Production - 1, 2011) — Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into the intricacies of sex in flowering plants

BBC News - Melton Mowbray victim warns of online dating scam - Dr James Treadwell from University of Leicester believes it is a scam that is becoming increasingly common. "It is very much about targeting the emotional ...

Medical News Today - Mental Health Problems More Common Among Non-Heterosexual People, UK - Psychiatrists from UCL (University College London) and the University of Leicester teamed up to study rates of mental disorder among 7403 adults living in ...

World Politics Review - Global Insider: Russia-Japan Energy Cooperation - In an e-mail interview, Michael Bradshaw, professor of human geography at the University of Leicester and vice president for Research and Higher Education ...

24dash - Students getting to the truth… CSI style - Student sleuths are to put their forensic skills to the test in a CSI-style summer school at the University of Leicester. The event which attracts ...

FirstScience - Researchers to chart the highs and lows of public debates about climate change - Linguistics specialists from The University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester, working with experts in science communication from VU University ...

24dash - Leicestershire's hidden writing talent - University of Leicester uncovering ... - A new project at the University of Leicester is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England with £10000 funding to reveal hidden talented ...

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