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University of Leicester in the Media - February 2008

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

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Broadcast News

  • Dr Jan Zalasiewicz of the Department of Geology appeared on the Today Programme on 2nd February. He discussed his recent proposal for a new geological epoch.
  • Dr Neil Chakraborti of the Department of Criminology appeared on Radio Five Live's breakfast programme on 7th February. He was discussing issues of bureaucracy, accountability and transparency within the police service following publication of the Flanagan review of policing.
  • Dr Jan Zalasiewicz also took part for BBC East Midlands Today's 'Sixty Seconds of Science' feature. He discussed his proposal for an exhibition based on a mile-long core sample to illustrate geological timeframes. The feature can be viewed by clicking here.
  • On the 12th February, Professor Martin Gill appeared on BBC Radio Leicester at 8.10am and Nottingham at 8.17am. He also conducted a recorded interview for local TV. He discussed the subject of CCTV in the home.
  • BBC Coventry and Warwickshire's 'The Bob Brolly Show' featured Geraldine Hammersley, who discussed the research she is doing for her Doctorate in Social Sciences.
  • Central News' special feature on knife crime on 18th February featured a live interview with Professor Martin Gill.
  • American radio station NPR ran a feature on Dr Zalasiewicz's proposal for a new geological epoch. Click here to listen to the feature online.
  • Professor Martin Gill conducted several live and pre-recorded radio interviews on the subject of identity theft, on the 14th and 15th February of between 5 and 15 minutes in length. The radio stations he conducted these with were: XFM Scotland, BBC Radio Wales, Dee 106.3, Fosseway Radio, Dream 100 FM, Dream 107.7 FM, Imagine FM, BBC Radio Leicester, BBC Radio Kent, Sunrise FM, Town 102 and Northern Media Group.
  • BBC 1 are filming a documentary with Professor Martin Gill of Perpetuity Research & Consultancy International Ltd, looking at stores with crime problems. The documentary is yet to be broadcast.
  • Dr Jan Zalasiewicz recorded a monologue for 'The Naked Scientists' radio show for BBC local radio. He answered a listeners question on the subject of erosion of soluble rocks due to CO2 levels in the atmosphere. You can listen to 'The Naked Scientist' shows online by clicking here.
  • Professor Sharon Wood of the School of Modern Languages was interviewed for BBC Radio 3's programme 'The Verb', to be broadcast at a later date.
  • Veronica Moore of the Staff Counselling & Welfare Service gave a live interview on BBC Radio Leicester at 2pm on 18 February 2008. She discussed the rising incidence of reported work related stress and depression and offered some suggestions for managing these mental health conditions. See www.le.ac.uk/staffwellbeing for a transcribed version of the interview.

Online News

29 February 2008

Leicester Tigers - Varsity - captains ready for the match - The Leicester Tigers community team are pleased to confirm that this year’s Varsity Matches between the men's and women's teams of De Montfort University ...

Net4Now - GEN2PHEN Project - using the Web to study genetic variations - will be led by Professor Anthony Brookes at the University of Leicester, UK. The project involves 17 leading European research institutes, and another two from India and South Africa. GEN2PHEN will build a set of database components, tools and technologies that will help all research results pertaining to genome variation and disease to be properly

New York Times Blog - Saturn Imitates Louis XIV - Now a team of researchers in Germany and at the University of Leicester, writing in Nature, have explained some of the mechanics of these eruptions. Read more Add a Comment E-mail this Share Del.icio.us Digg Facebook Newsvine Permalink February 25, 2008, 10:56 pm

Medical News Today - Hope Against Cancer Provide New Funding For Research Into Lymphoblastic Leukaemia - Is Professor of Haemato-Oncology at the University of Leicester and Honorary Consultant Physician at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. University Of Leicester - A member of the 1994 Group of universities that share a commitment to research excellence, high quality teaching and an outstanding student experience. - Ranked top for student

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Spaceflight Now - Scientists probe intriguing phenomenon on Enceladus - Brilliantov, who is also on the faculty at the University of Potsdam, Germany and Moscow State University, working with Juergen Schmidt and Frank Spahn of Potsdam and Sascha Kempf of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany have developed a new theory to explain the formation

Medical News Today - RCOG To Celebrate 50 Years Of Ultrasound, UK - Mr John Fleming, Honorary Research Associate, University of Glasgow, The Queen Mother's Hospital Dr Malcolm Nicolson, Director, Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow 10:45 Reflections and anecdotes Mr Thomas Brown, Fife Professor John MacVicar, Leicester Mr William Patrick Soutter, Honorary Reader in Gynaecology Oncology, Queen

28 February 2008

Leicester Mercury - IT'S A REAL HEALTH MEASURE - Now, the Department of Health is funding a £150,000 research project which will see tape measures sent to 1,000 homes. The research is being led by Dr Kamlesh Khunti, professor of primary care diabetes and vascular medicine at the University of Leicester...

Interest! ALERT - Ancient Mystery Solved - Ancient Mystery Solved Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved a puzzle found in rocks half a billion years old. Some of the most important fossil beds in the world are the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies. Once an ancient sea bed, they were formed shortly after life suddenly became more complex and diverse - the so-called

News Blaze - University of Leicester Scientists Develop New Techniques - Evans is Professor of Medical Physics at the University of Leicester, and Head of Service, Medical Physics, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Professor Naylor is an Honorary Professor of Surgery at the University of Leicester, and a Consultant Vascular Surgeon, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Interest! ALERT - University of Leicester Scientists Develop New Techniques

BBC Online - In pictures: UK earthquake - fallen chimney Richard England, from Leicester University's Geology Department, sent this one of the fire brigade making safe a chimney stack in Leicester

Astronomy Magazine - New theory sheds light on space enigma - Brilliantov, who is also on the faculty at the University of Potsdam, Germany and Moscow State University, working with Juergen Schmidt and Frank Spahn of Potsdam and Sascha Kempf of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany have developed a new theory to explain the formation

People's Daily Online - Gooey, mud slurry preserved Burgess Shale fossils - said Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the U.K.'s University of Leicester, who made the new burial discovery with Sarah Gabbott, a paleontologist at the University of Leicester. "What was remarkable about it was that it had a whole array of standard hard-bodied fossils, which we commonly find, but also a variety of soft-bodied fossils." The Canadian

Are Retailers Wasting Billions Every Year on Loss Prevention Technologies? - Innovations Report, The

The Retail Bulletin - Are retailers wasting billions every year on loss prevention technologies? - Adrian Beck, a Reader in Criminology at the University of Leicester and the author of the report adds: 'If retail loss prevention practitioners are to be taken more seriously by other functions within the business, then they need to show greater rigour and professionalism in the way in which they go about developing business cases for investment,

EurekAlert - A University of Leicester scientist has announced a major advance ... - Much of the research supported by Hope Against Cancer is based at the University of Leicester, where the charity funds PhD research posts, ...

27 February 2008

Independent-Bangladesh - Khairul Kabir made BARD DG - ... in mass communications and journalism from the University of Dhaka and his second master's degree from the University of Leicester in United Kingdom. ...

HULIQ - Employers set to converge on University of Leicester - Leading employers are converging on the University of Leicester as part of a Careers Week from 3 March-6 March. All sessions and activities are completely ...

HULIQ - Size matters about diabetes and men don't get it - University of Leicester study shows underestimating your waist measurement could be a potential health risk such as diabetes. Vain British men perceive ...

Leicester Mercury - ANCIENT TOMBS ADD TO ROAD TOLL - The findings, which also included evidence of human bones and pottery making, are still being studied by University of Leicester experts. ...

BBC Leicester - Hospital pioneers stroke surgery - The Leicester Royal Infirmary has developed a technique which has more than halved the risk of strokes following surgery.

Diabetes UK - Size does matter - and men still get it wrong... - The study, conducted by researchers from Leicester University, looked at 502 people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Women in general got their waist measurements wrong by 2.2 inches (5.5cm). People from white European backgrounds were worse than people from South Asian backgrounds when estimating measurements, with an average 2.9inches

Yahoo! News - Petrified Animals Died Quickly

msnbc.com - Mud slurry formed Burgess Shale fossil deposit

Inquirer.net - Once there was a Radio Veritas Priest Part II - ... Human Resource Management at the University of Leicester in England, 12 credits in Pastoral Planning & Research in New York’s Fordham University, ...

Easier - Investors sing praises of Leicester residential scheme - “Derby Infirmary, Leicester Tigers Rugby Club, Leicester City Football Club and the University alongside the city centre itself are all well within walking ...

26 February 2008

Easier - Investing in the future - Ajay comments: “Graduating in economics at Leicester University has increased my awareness of the importance of investing in the future and David Wilson ...

LiveScience.com - Petrified Animals Died Quickly - "The Burgess Shale is really a fossil bonanza," said Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the UK's University of Leicester, who made the new burial discovery ...

Marie Claire.co.uk - Brits underestimate waist size - The study, conducted by Leicester University, revealed men under-estimated their waist size by an average of 3.1 inches (7.9cm) and women by an average of ...

BBC News - Brits 'under-estimate waist size' - The University of Leicester study found men under-estimated their waist size by an average of 3.1 inches (7.9cm), women by an average of 2.2 inches (5.5cm). ...

NYU Washington Square News - Do it like the Danes: How to find true college happiness - A recent worldwide 80000-person happiness study conducted by the University of Leicester in Britain and covered by "60 Minutes" ranked the United States No. ...

Keep the Doctor Away - Diabetes Risk: UK Men Underestimate Waist Size - The study, conducted by researchers from Leicester University, looked at 502 men and women from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Women in general got their ...

Space Travel - New Theory Sheds Light On Space Enigma - Now, physicist Nikolai Brilliantov, at the University of Leicester, and colleagues in Germany, have revealed why the dust particles in the ... more OUTER PLANETS New Horizons Crosses 9 AU Washington DC (SPX) Feb 25, 2008 New Horizons passed a planetary milepost last week when it reached a distance of 9 astronomical units from the Sun - about

This is Leicestershire - Geologists have solved a 500 million-year-old mystery. - Sarah Gabbott and Jan Zalasiewicz, of the University of Leicester, have come up with the answer. Dr Gabbott said: "These fossils are so perfectly formed, they give a real snapshot of life - you can even see eyes and hairs. "Normally, only shells, teeth and bones are preserved, but here we have the soft, squidgy bits of the animals, too. "What seems

SpaceRef - New Theory Sheds Light on Space Enigma - Brilliantov, who is also on the faculty at the University of Potsdam, Germany and Moscow State University, working with Juergen Schmidt and Frank Spahn of Potsdam and Sascha Kempf of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany have developed a new theory to explain the formation

Professional Security Magazine - Every year retailers worldwide spend billions on various types of technology such as CCTV, tagging and data mining. - or by emailing Adrian Beck for a copy - bna@leicester.ac.uk Adriaan Beck, a Reader in Criminology at the University of Leicester and the author of the report says: "If retail loss prevention practitioners are to be taken more seriously by other functions within the business, then they need to show greater rigour and professionalism in the way in

This is Leicestershire - Careers Advice - Students are being encouraged to take advantage of a week of free careers advice at the University of Leicester. Careers week will run from March 3, to March 6, and is...

Pharmaceutical Online - Molecular Profiles Strengthens In-House Team With Two New Senior - Mike graduated in chemistry from the University of Manchester and then completed a D.Phil in chemistry at the University of Oxford. He has over 20 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry having worked for ICI/Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Boots Healthcare International and Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare International. In his role as Associate

InTheNews.co.uk - Men unware of their size and shape could be at risk of type two ... - Scientists at Leicester University looked at 502 men and women from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. On average women got their waist measurements wrong by ...

25 February 2008

HULIQ - Retirement of Diana Wylie - Diana Wylie retired recently after almost 10 years service in the Estates Office at the University of Leicester. Friends and colleagues marked the occasion ...

HULIQ - Management, Finance and Business Fair at University of Leicester - Organised by University of Leicester’s Careers Service and School of Management, with CIMA as patron, the fair is focussed on the financial and professional ...

Saturn Daily - New Theory Sheds Light On Space Enigma - Brilliantov, who is also on the faculty at the University of Potsdam, Germany and Moscow State University, working with Juergen Schmidt and Frank Spahn of Potsdam and Sascha Kempf of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany have developed a new theory to explain the formation

New Kerala - Scientists unravel secret behind Saturn's moon's mysterious plumes of dust and water vapour

Scotsman.com - The vital genetic clue - Scotsman.com News

This is Leicestershire - A teacher died of cancer hours after visiting a doctor complaining of a sore throat. - his wife, Liz, when they were both students at Leicester University. They have a three-year-old son, Tristan. Liz, who used to teach at Glenmere Primary School, in Wigston, said today: "He was just a wonderful person. He was kind, thoughtful and family orientated. "As a teacher, he was very dedicated. He was lovely, with a good sense of humour."

Kalamazoo Gazette - Will education and a collective identity make us happy? - World Map of Happiness, produced by Britain's University of Leicester. Following Denmark as the happiest countries are Switzerland, Austria, Iceland, the laid-back Bahamas, Finland and Sweden. The United States, whose population has been steadily marching toward warmer southern states, ranks a rather melancholy 23rd. Michiganders, sad about

Machinery & Materials Net - Revolutionary technology developed at the University of Leicester aims to 'make safety a sure thing

24 February 2008

Kerala Next - Scientists unravel secret behind Saturn's moon's mysterious plumes of dust and water vapour... - moon. According to a report from the University of Leicester, UK, physicist Nikolai Brilliantov and his colleagues in Germany, have revealed why the dust particles in the plume emerge more slowly than the water vapour escaping from the moon's icy crust. Enceladus orbits in Saturn's outermost "E" ring. It is one of only three outer solar system

This is Leicestershire - The achievements of part-time university students have been recognised at a ceremony. - February 2008 The achievements of part-time university students have been recognised at a ceremony. About 250 people were at Fraser Noble Hall, in London Road, Leicester, for the graduation, where certificates were presented by vice-chancellor, Professor Robert Burgess. Ross Wilmott, leader of Leicester City Council, was the guest speaker at the

Scotland on Sunday - The vital genetic clue - a scientist called Sir Alec Jeffreys at Leicester University. His analysis proved the girls, both aged 15, had been killed by the same person and eventually Pitchfork, a local baker, was found guilty and jailed for life. Just a day after Wright's conviction last week, the science's usefulness was again underlined when another murderer began a life

California Computer News - Ancient Puzzle Solved In Fossils From Canadian Rockies - Rockies 2008-02-22 21:11:06 Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved a puzzle found in rocks half a billion years old. Some of the most important fossil beds in the world are the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies. Once an ancient sea bed, they were formed shortly after life suddenly became more complex and diverse -- the so-called

Flowing of the Dao: (Blogs) - Scientists explore consciousness - reacted to perceived and nonperceived images. University of Leicester bioengineer Dr Rodrigo Quian Quiroga is spearheading this study which is opening new possibilities of exploring a hitherto relatively unchartered scientific area.

ScienceDaily - New Techniques For Detecting Harmful Blood Clots, Air Bubbles In Arteries Developed - Evans is Professor of Medical Physics at the University of Leicester, and Head of Service, Medical Physics, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Professor Naylor is an Honorary Professor of Surgery at the University of Leicester, and a Consultant Vascular Surgeon, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Adapted from

Guardian Unlimited - Verdicts prompt calls for national register - scientific community. Sir Alec Jeffreys, the Leicester University scientist who invented DNA fingerprinting has called for a register that holds DNA profiles of everyone from birth. It would, he says, put everyone on a level playing field. Today, at least 37% of samples on the UK's police DNA database, for example, are from black males. Critics,

23 February 2008

ScienceDaily - Worldwide Hunt To Solve The Mystery Of Gamma-ray Bursts - events. 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 New Space Telescope Aims To Seek Out And Record Explosive Gamma Ray Bursts (Jun. 10, 2002) - A state of the art space

ScienceDaily - Ancient Puzzle Solved In Fossils From Canadian Rockies, Dating To Cambrian Explosion -307-318) Adapted from materials provided by University of Leicester. Need to cite this story in your essay, paper, or report? Use one of the following formats: APA MLA Illustration of what life might have been like shortly after the Cambrian explosion in what is now the Canadian Rockies. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Leicester)

Commercial Appeal - Young Muslims like access to the greater Islamic community and freedom to ask questions - site on the Internet, may have been invented by university students in the United States, but it has been taken up with particular fervor by inquiring young Muslims in Britain. Luke Wolagiewicz/Chicago Tribune British Muslim students Ali Imdad (left), Waheed Sheikh and Asim Zaman, walk through Leicester University campus in Leicester in England.

Edmonton Journal - Fossil cache holds bizarre creatures, human ancestor - (of a sort) for these strange creatures," said University of Leicester geochemist Sarah Gabbott, lead author of a study published in the U.K.-based Journal of the Geological Society. Desmond Collins, a Royal Ontario Museum paleontologist and Burgess Shale expert who co-authored the study, described how the steep wall of rock now popular with Rocky

Vancouver Sun - Series of mudslides entombed ancient marine animals

EurekAlert - New theory sheds light on space enigma

RedOrbit - New Theory Sheds Light On Enceladus Mystery

Science Daily - How Saturn's Moon Enceladus Violently Spurts Dust And Water Plume Into Space

Webitpr - Molecular Profiles Strengthens in-house Team with Two New Senior Appointments - Mike graduated in chemistry from the University of Manchester and then completed a D.Phil in chemistry at the University of Oxford. He has over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry having worked for ICI/Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Boots Healthcare International and Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare International. In his role as Associate

Sydney Morning Herald - British Muslims put their faith in Facebook - feet in public. Ali Imdad, a student from Leicester, was interested in the reaction of British Muslims to Iran's "fashion police," who can arrest women for not adhering to strict Islamic dress codes. Facebook, the immensely popular social networking site on the internet, may have been invented by university students in the United States, but it

This is Leicestershire - The lives of hundreds of patients are being saved thanks to research by Leicester scientists and surgeons - Ross Naylor, a consultant vascular surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary and David Evans, Professor of medical physics at the University of Leicester. Prof Naylor said: "Stroke is often seenn as the poor relation to cancer and heart disease when it comes to research funding. "As the population lives longer the more people will be at risk from stroke

22 February 2008

PhysOrg.com - Scientists explain intriguing phenomenon on Saturn's moon - Now, physicist Nikolai Brilliantov, at the University of Leicester, and colleagues in Germany, have revealed why the dust particles in the plume emerge more ...

RedOrbit - Picture Recognition Read Via Electrodes - not, study leader Dr. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga of University of Leicester said in a statement. Interestingly, based on the firing of these neurons it was possible to predict far above chance whether a picture was recognized or not. Quiroga's work has implications for neurologic diseases, as well as applications to the development of prosthetic

TerraDaily - Ancient Mystery Solved - UK (SPX) Feb 20, 2008 Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved a puzzle found in rocks half a billion years old. Some of the most important fossil beds in the world are the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies. Once an ancient sea bed, they were formed shortly after life suddenly became more complex and diverse - the so-called

icCoventry - Pupils to meet cancer boffins - Teaching and Learning in Genetics, based at the University of Leicester, to see some of the internationally acclaimed research work that takes place there. The school is backing the Leicestershire charity Hope Against Cancer with fundraising projects.

The Age - British Muslims put their faith in Facebook - feet in public. Ali Imdad, a student from Leicester, was interested in the reaction of British Muslims to Iran's "fashion police," who can arrest women for not adhering to strict Islamic dress codes. Facebook, the immensely popular social networking site on the internet, may have been invented by university students in the United States, but it

New Kerala - Geologists solve mystery behind ancient fossil beds in Canada @ NewKerala.Com News Channel - Canada Washington, Feb 20 : Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved the puzzle behind how the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies preserved fossilized soft tissues of animals. Once an ancient sea bed, the fossil beds in the Burgess Shales were formed shortly after life suddenly became more complex and diverse. Normally, only hard

21 February 2008

Kerala Next - Geologists solve mystery behind ancient fossil beds in Canada... - Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved the puzzle behind how the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies preserved fossilized soft tissues of animals. Once an ancient sea bed, the fossil beds in the Burgess Shales were formed shortly after life suddenly became more complex and diverse. Normally, only hard

New Kerala - Scientists shed new light on consciousness @ NewKerala.Com News Channel

ASMAG.COM - Security Manufacturers, CCTV manufacturers, Surveillance manufacturers, Access Control manufacturers, Alarm manufacturers, Intercom and Home Automation manufacturers. - by Martin Gill, a criminology professor at the University of Leicester. His 2005 study of 13 CCTV community initiatives found that, in a majority of neighborhoods, criminal activity actually increased. The astonishing result has led to calls on the government to figure out more effective ways of protecting people rather than monitoring them.

The Innovations Report - Scientists develop new techniques for detecting harmful blood clots / air bubbles in arteries - Evans is Professor of Medical Physics at the University of Leicester, and Head of Service, Medical Physics, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Professor Naylor is an Honorary Professor of Surgery at the University of Leicester, and a Consultant Vascular Surgeon, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Notes to Editors:

Medical News Today - University Of Leicester Scientists Develop New Techniques For Detecting Harmful Blood Clots/Air Bubbles In Arteries

PhysOrg.com - Scientists develop new techniques for detecting harmful blood clots/air bubbles in arteries

TerraDaily - Ancient Mystery Solved

United Press International - Picture recognition read via electrodes - ... when recognized and remained completely silent when it was not," study leader Dr. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga of University of Leicester said in a statement. ...

MLive.com - Happy faces can be contagious, lift economy - That's according to the World Map of Happiness, produced by Britain's University of Leicester. Following Denmark as the happiest countries are Switzerland, ...

Jeffersonville Evening News/New Albany Tribune - The News and Tribune - McDONALD: The not-so melancholy Danes - pm - Adrian White, from the United Kingdom's University of Leicester, used the responses of 80,000 people worldwide to map out subjective well-being. Denmark came in on top, followed closely by Switzerland and Austria. The United States ranked No. 23 with the UK at No.41. Zimbabwe and Burundi came in at the bottom. McDONALD: The not-so melancholy

Aspen Times - Happy Dane getting to know Aspen youths - ASPEN — The people of Denmark, according to a recent study by the University of Leicester in England, are the happiest people in the world, and one of them ...

20 February 2008

HULIQ - Food for Thought About Obesity - The University of Leicester's varied research into the causes and effects of obesity - in machines as well as humans. Obesity is a problem that affects man ...

HULIQ - University of Leicester Celebrates Local Achievement - The University of Leicester is to celebrate the achievement of local people at a Certificate Graduation evening on Thursday 21 February. ...

Glasgow Daily Record - Music Hope For Strokes - ... can save heart op patients from astroke, say doctors. Researchers at the University of Leicester used ultrasound to detect clots heading for the brain.

Transtex (Japan)- Coverage of TTE Systems' RapidiTTy technology - International coverage of University of Leicester news story.

Thaindian.com - Geologists solve mystery behind ancient fossil beds in Canada - Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved the puzzle behind how the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies preserved ...

EurekAlert - Scientists develop new techniques for detecting harmful blood ... - New techniques for detecting emboli (harmful blood clots/air bubbles in arteries) developed at the University of Leicester have played a major role in ...

InTheNews.co.uk - New technique developed to detect harmful blood clots - Researchers at the University of Leicester use Doppler ultrasound, the same technique used to detect the fetal heartbeat in pregnant women, to detect emboli ...

Business Wire - In Depth of All Classes of Ionic Liquids Thus Far in Existence ... - Following post-doctoral studies at the universities of Connecticut and Liverpool, he became a lecturer at the University of Leicester in 1993, and Professor ...

InTheNews.co.uk - New technique developed to detect harmful blood clots - risk of open-heart surgery. Researchers at the University of Leicester use Doppler ultrasound, the same technique used to detect the fetal heartbeat in pregnant women, to detect emboli. They placed a 'transducer' on the side of the patient's head in front of the ear that is able to detect the movement of emboli through blood vessels in the brain.

Quote.com - In Depth of All Classes of Ionic Liquids Thus Far in Existence, with the Individual Chapters Written by Internationally Recognized

Yahoo! Finance - In Depth of All Classes of Ionic Liquids Thus Far in Existence, with the Individual Chapters Written by Internationally Recognized Experts - studied chemistry and physics at Saarland University, Germany, gaining his doctorate in 1996. He obtained his lecturing qualification at Karlsruhe University in 2002, since when he has been a professor at Clausthal University of Technology. Andrew Abbott gained his PhD in electrochemistry from Southampton University in 1989. Following

World Science - Brain cells tied to consciousness reported found - The new study, led by Quian Quiroga of the University of Leicester, U.K., is among those designed to attack that question. Volunteers were shown pictures on a computer screen very briefly, for a time just at the edge of being long enough to be noticeable. They were asked to state whether they saw the picture or not. Sometimes the exact same visual

EurekAlert - Ancient mystery solved - Ancient mystery solved Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved a puzzle found in rocks half a billion years old. Some of the most important fossil beds in the world are the Burgess Shales in the Canadian Rockies. Once an ancient sea bed, they were formed shortly after life suddenly became more complex and diverse, the so-called

PhysOrg.com - Geologists solve ancient mystery

Science Blog - Fossils mystery finally solved -

Professional Security Magazine - Your course options, 19/02/2008 - Aleem is a lecturer on internet security at the University of Portsmouth, and Head of Secretariat of the NHS Security PAB (Professional Accreditation Board). He reports his university joined with the NHS Security Management Service to provide a risk and security degree qualification to their ASMS (Accredited Security Management Specialist). The

This is Leicestershire - Retail developer Hammerson has strengthened its Highcross Leicester team with the appointment of Karl Boyce as marketing manager... - Hammerson has strengthened its Highcross Leicester team with the appointment of Karl Boyce as marketing manager. Belfast-born Karl is a graduate of the University of Leicester and has extensive knowledge of Highcross Leicester - the extended Shires shopping centre. He previously worked for international public relations consultancy Trimedia, the

This is Leicestershire - A Leicestershire firm says it has made a major step forward in the fight against deadly hospital superbugs. - of Syston, and Gamma Technology, at the University of Leicester, were developing products aimed at detecting cancer early, which could potentially save thousands of lives. Leicester uniform manufacturer Grahame Gardner has created a doctors' coat aimed at preventing superbugs, while Lutterworth hygiene products firm, Pal International, saw a surge

Medindia.com Researchers Shed New Light on Consciousness - Dr Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, a bioengineer at the University of Leicester who is spearheading the research, says that the study is opening new possibilities of exploring a hitherto relatively unchartered scientific area. ¿There has been much interest in recent years in consciousness, which is considered by many as one of the major scientific

Web India - Scientists shed new light on consciousness Dr Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, a bioengineer at the University of Leicester who is spearheading the research, says that the study is opening new possibilities of exploring a hitherto relatively unchartered scientific area. "There has been much interest in recent years in consciousness, which is considered by many as one of the major scientific

Web India - Scientists shed new light on consciousness -

The Times of India - Scientists explore consciousness

Kerala Next - Scientists shed new light on consciousness...

ScienceDaily - Nature Of Consciousness: How Activity Of Single Neurons In Human Brain Reflect Conscious Perception

Medical News Today - Scientists Explore Consciousness

PhysOrg.com - Scientists Explore Consciousness

Cape Times - Don't worry, happiness is now a science - Linley's work in the School of Psychology at Leicester University is building on Seligman's work. "But there is so, so much more to be done on positive psychology," Linley added. "Seligman identified 24 character strengths and we've found many more, but this is ongoing. Maybe when we've got to about 400 strengths we might say that we've covered

New Albany Tribune - McDONALD: The not-so melancholy Danes - Adrian White, from the United Kingdom’s University of Leicester, used the responses of 80000 people worldwide to map out subjective well-being. ...

NME - The Charlatans announce new UK tour for May - Friday (February 22). The Charlatans will play: Leicester Leicester University (May 10) Liverpool Carling Academy (11) Oxford Carling Academy (12) Bristol Carling Academy (13) London Forum (15) Southampton Guildhall (16) Lincoln Engine Shed (17) Aberdeen Music Hall (19) Glasgow Carling Academy (20) Newcastle Carling Academy (22) Sheffield

Xfm - X-clusive: Charlatans To Play V Festival, Oxegen And May UK Tour - Xfm - here. The full UK tour dates are as follows: Leicester University (May 11) Liverpool Carling Academy (11) Oxford Carling Academy (12) Brixton Carling Academy (13) London Forum (15) Southampton Guildhall (16) Aberdeen Music Hall (19) Glasgow Carling Academy (20) Newcastle Carling Academy (22) Sheffield Carling Acadmey (23) Manchester Academy 1

19 February 2008

innovations report - Ancient mystery solved - Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved a puzzle found in rocks half a billion years old. Some of the most important fossil beds in the world ...

Science Daily - Nature Of Consciousness: How Activity Of Single Neurons In Human ... - 18, 2008) — An international team of scientists led by a University of Leicester researcher has carried out a scientific study into the realm of ...

HULIQ - Worldwide Hunt To Solve the Mystery of Gamma-Ray Bursts - Professor Wells is Emeritus Professor at the University of Leicester and Non-Executive Director of the National Space Centre in Leicester. ...

EurekAlert - Scientists explore consciousness - An international team of scientists led by a University of Leicester researcher has carried out a scientific study into the realm of consciousness. The scientists have made a significant step into the understanding of conscious perception, by showing how single neurons in the human brain reacted to perceived and nonperceived images. University of

Quote.com - Ovoca Gold PLC - Drilling Results - has a M.Sc. degree in Economic Geology from Leicester University and is a member in good standing with the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a UK Chartered Engineer. Ovoca Gold Plc is an international exploration company with dual listing in London (OVG.L) and Ireland (OVX.IR), exploring for Precious and base metals in Russia, Sweden

Space Daily - Worldwide Hunt To Solve The Mystery Of Gamma-Ray Bursts

NewMexiKen - The Happiest Place on Earth Isn't DisneyWorld, It's Denmark - of international happiness carried out by Leicester University in England ranks the U.S. a distant 23rd, well behind Canada and Costa Rica. But you'll be pleased to know we beat Iraq and Pakistan. 60 Minutes Here's the 12-minute video (after a short ad). Meanwhile NewMexiKen is reading The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest

18 February 2008

Times Online - Studying for the wrong degree - You might feel constricted by your university’s method of structuring degrees. Transferring to another institution might seem like a drastic measure but the ...

Boston Globe - Quest for knowledge - ... energy in a few seconds than our sun will emit in its 10-billion-year lifetime," said Alan Wells, an astronomer at Britain's University of Leicester. ...

CBS News - And The Happiest Place On Earth Is..., Morley Safer On Why The Danes Are Considered The Happiest People On Earth - of international happiness carried out by Leicester University in England ranks the U.S. a distant 23rd, well behind Canada and Costa Rica. But you'll be pleased to know we beat Iraq and Pakistan. And the winner, once again as correspondent Morley Safer reports, is Denmark. Over the past 30 years, in survey after survey, this nation of five and a

Times Online - Awake under the knife - Wang, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Leicester, who has treated many patients for the after-effects of awareness. "Even those who have not experienced pain can be severely traumatised: when they are awake and cannot move, they come to the catastrophic but erroneous conclusion that they are permanently paralysed." Annabel

PhysOrg.com - Worldwide hunt to solve the mystery of gamma-ray bursts

Asian Image Lancashire - Comedy And Cohesion - cohesion Comment A national conference at the University of Leicester is to explore how comedy and humour can build bridges between people from different faiths and cultures. Leicester's first Intercultural Conference takes place at the University's Vaughan College on Friday 15 February. The event is followed by a show at the Richard

Arizona Republic - Facebook a forum on culture, faith for British Muslims - their feet in public. Ali Imdad, a student from Leicester, was interested in the reaction of British Muslims to Iran's "fashion police," who can arrest women for not adhering to strict Islamic dress codes. Facebook, the popular social-networking site on the Internet, may have been invented by university students in the United States, but it has

17 February 2008

This is Leicestershire - A distinguished international scientist is to present a lecture entitled Drilling into the Memory of Earth. - entitled Drilling into the Memory of Earth. The University of Leicester is one of only four research institutes in the UK to be holding a prestigious lecture series by Dr Yoshiyuki Tatsumi. Dr Tatsumi works with the Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology. The lecture will be held on

This is Leicestershire - A celebrated professor of physics is to give "a talk about nothing". - at Exeter College, Oxford, is to give the University of Leicester's science faculty's annual lecture. He will ask where everything came from and consider what might happen if it was removed. The talk will take place on Wednesday, March 12, at 7pm, in the Ken Edwards Building, on the main campus of the university of Leicester. Admission is free,

EurekAlert - Worldwide hunt to solve the mystery of gamma-ray bursts - Gehrels and including UK scientists from the University of Leicester and the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, were awarded the prestigious Bruno Rossi Prize for major advances in the scientific understanding of gamma-ray bursts. The prize is given each year by the High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) of the American Astronomical Society

The Innovations Report - How Fair is Your Love? - Content How Fair is Your Love? 15.02.2008 A University of Leicester biologist supports the Government's position to support Kenyan workers by buying Kenyan roses. But he warned that flowers bought for Valentine Day and Mother's Day could, quite literally, be costing the earth. Ecologist Dr David Harper said ten thousand tonnes of roses

Stabroek News - Sunday, February 17th 2008 - After a brief stint as assistant master at his alma mater, Deryck Bernard took a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography at the University of Leicester, UK. ...

16 February 2008

Science Daily - Worldwide Hunt To Solve The Mystery Of Gamma-ray Bursts - Scientists at Leicester's Space Research Centre are part of the international team working on the Swift, having had a major role in the development of the X-ray telescope...

PressBooth xtvworld - University of Leicester Announces 1000th User - Website Templates World Headlinees University of Leicester Announces 1000th User Posted on Friday, February 15 @ 02:50:02 CST by xtv newsprovider writes " University of Leicester announces 1000th scholar user. Social Bookmarking tool pioneers the way for the next generation of teaching and learning Leicester, UK, February 14, 2008

This is Leicestershire - The lives and habits of dinosaurs will be put under the microscope at a seminar next month. - Edwards Building lecture theatre one, on the University of Leicester's main campus. Tickets cost 18 and come with a buffet lunch and 12 without lunch. Tickets should be ordered in advance at: www.charnia.org.uk Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy statement | Contact the Website | Work for us UKPlus Business Directory | Mortgages | Loans

Education World - Site Review: Science Animations - ... institutions as Cambridge University Press, Florida State University, Carnegie Mellon, University of Leicester, University of Alberta and Harvard Education.

15 February 2008

HULIQ - Leicester Ranks Fourth for Recruitment Achievement - “This is a tremendous success and reflects the hard work put in across the University. In this the 50th anniversary year, Leicester has much to celebrate ...

Primary schools are doing their bit to help Africa thanks to the work of two medical students. - Jessica Savage and Laura Spells, from the University of Leicester, have set up an organisation to let schoolchildren help youngsters of the same age in Malawi, Liberia and Uganda, by donating their old school bags, packed with second-hand classroom equipment. The new project is the first of the national Backpack Midlands Branch. Jessica

Belfast Telegraph - New electronic voting system in lectures is making a real difference - professor of Renaissance studies at the University of Leicester, who lectures without notes, agrees. "My general view of lectures is that their purpose isn't obvious if it's just someone reading from a manuscript. This is something that can make a lecture more than just recitation, and anything that can keep the students awake is a good thing."

New Scientist - What political difference? - Department of Media and Communication, University of Leicester From issue 2643 of New Scientist magazine, 16 February 2008, page 22 Add a comment Comment subject Comment No HTML except lower case italic tags or lower case bold tags, please: <i> or <b> Your name Your email We need your email in case we need to contact you about the

The Hindu - Now comedy and humour to promote social harmony in UK - in Britain. The east Midlands town of Leicester, which has a large minority of Indian origin, is to host the first Intercultural Conference to explore and demonstrate how laughter can provide the best medicine for social cohesion. The conference at the University of Leicester will bring together comedians, artistes, community leaders, academic

Sydney Morning Herald - Half Yearly Accounts - Subsequently post graduate qualifications of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy were obtained at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. ...

14 February 2008

Freshinfo - Research to highlight training benefits - To be carried out by the Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS) at the University of Leicester, the four-month study will involve a comprehensive survey of ...

Economic Times - Now comedy and humour to promote social harmony in UK - The conference at the University of Leicester will bring together comedians, artistes, community leaders, academic and representatives of major religions on ...

Independent - A new electronic voting system in lectures is making a real difference - professor of Renaissance studies at the University of Leicester, who lectures without notes, agrees. "My general view of lectures is that their purpose isn't obvious if it's just someone reading from a manuscript. This is something that can make a lecture more than just recitation, and anything that can keep the students awake is a good thing."

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13 February 2008

Asian Image Lancashire - Comedy And Cohesion (from Asian Image) - cohesion Comment A national conference at the University of Leicester is to explore how comedy and humour can build bridges between people from different faiths and cultures. Leicester's first Intercultural Conference takes place at the University's Vaughan College on Friday 15 February. The event is followed by a show at the Richard

Guardian Unlimited - The green agenda: February | Environment - science conference, Feb 16 Earthwatch and the University of Leicester will be celebrating the many ways in which ordinary people have contributed to scientific research and biodiversity conservation. For more information, visit the Earthwatch website Tree tour, Feb 23 Learn more about the features of trees in winter on this free guided tour

This is Leicestershire - An energy company supplying "green" power to homes, offices and university buildings is on the drawing board. - than 40 million, could be financed either by Leicester City Council, borrowing the money, or by a public-private partnership. Areas to benefit could include the University of Leicester campus and Leicester prison, and it could be extended to supply regeneration areas, including the business quarter, Abbey Meadows science park and the Waterside

Asian Image - the UK's leading Asian news website - Armstrong was in Preston for the opening of the University of Central Lancashire's new 15million Media Factory. Comedy and cohesion 9:57am today A national conference at the University of Leicester is to explore how comedy and humour can build bridges between people from different faiths and cultures. Nw science lab at school opens 4:35pm

News Blaze - University of Leicester Announces 1000th Scholar User - NewsBlaze and get a gift Send to a friend University of Leicester Announces 1000th Scholar User University of Leicester Announces 1000th Scholar User Social Bookmarking tool pioneers the way for the next generation of teaching and learning February 12th 2008 - Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB), a leading provider of enterprise technology to

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The Innovations Report - Unravelling the North West's Viking past - ancestry. The collaborative study, by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London, reveals that the population in parts of northwest England carries up to 50 per cent male Norse origins, about the same as modern Orkney. The 14-strong research team, funded by the Wellcome Trust and a prestigious

Stabroek News - Touching tributes as Deryck Bernard laid to rest - and Master's degrees in Philosophy at >>>Leicester University<<<, UK, he lectured at UG for some 30 years where he was a senior lecturer, head of the Department of Geography and Dean of the Faculty of Arts. During this time, he also authored several articles, journals and books, including the New Geography of Guyana, Geomorphology of Guyana and a

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12 February 2008

Trading Markets - Blackboard Inc: University of Leicester Announces 1000th Scholar User - All Blackboard courses at the University of Leicester now have a Scholar Course Home page for students to share their resources. ...

TerraDaily - Unravelling The North West's Viking Past - ancestry. The collaborative study, by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London, reveals that the population in parts of northwest England carries up to 50 per cent male Norse origins, about the same as modern Orkney. The 14-strong research team, funded by the Wellcome Trust and a prestigious

ScienceDaily - Viking Blood Courses Through Veins Of Many A Northwest Englander

11 February 2008

ic Coventry - Solicitor joins law team - The University of Leicester graduate has joined from Wilson Browne's Leicester office, and is a former chairman of Leicestershire Young Solicitors' Group ...

Islam Online - Young Muslims Take Faith to Facebook - a 20-year-old business management student at Leicester University, also has his Facebook page. The Pakistani-origin Muslim says Facebook gave him freedom to discuss matters of faith with others without fear or embarrassment. But he recognizes its limitations. "I don't derive my knowledge from Facebook, but I do like to discuss things, and

Interest! ALERT - Religion and Comedy- No Laughing Matter?

10 February 2008

The Express on Sunday - I woke up during my operation. I couldn't move at all. The pain was unbelievable - Professor Michael Wang, a psychologist at Leicester University, has spent more than 20 years working with patients who have woken up during operations. He believes part of the problem is that anaesthetists themselves do not realise just how common anaesthetic awareness is.

NewsBlaze - Religion and Comedy- No Laughing Matter? - A groundbreaking national conference at the University of Leicester is to explore how comedy and humour can build bridges between people from different ...

Terra Daily - University Of Leicester Scientist Calls For Geological Time Machine - UK (SPX) Feb 05, 2008 A geologist from the University of Leicester has proposed an immense (1.5km) exhibition to illustrate the vastness of geological time and to give a vivid perspective of how quickly human activity is changing the climate. Sediments accumulate on deep ocean floors at a rate of a few centimetres every thousand years. The study

This is Leicestershire - Biological research is to be discussed at a conference. - Institute, all of which are linked with the university. Its emphasis will be on how ordinary citizens have helped scientific research over the years of the university's existence. The event takes place at Vaughan College, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester, on Saturday, February 16, from 10.15am to 4.45pm. Admission is 10, including coffee, lunch and

Science Blog - Viking blood still found in northwest England - ancestry. The collaborative study, by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London, reveals that the population in parts of northwest England carries up to 50 per cent male Norse origins, about the same as modern Orkney. The 14-strong research team, funded by the Wellcome Trust and a prestigious

Chicago Tribune - Putting their faith in Facebook - their feet in public. Ali Imdad, a student from Leicester, was interested in the reaction of British Muslims to Iran's "fashion police," who can arrest women for not adhering to strict Islamic dress codes. Facebook, the immensely popular social networking site on the Internet, may have been invented by university students in the United States, but

New Kerala - Scientists unravel Viking past of men in North West England @ NewKerala.Com News Channel - North West of England. Researchers from The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester, and University College London studied 100 men in the Wirral in Merseyside and West Lancashire. All the subjects were those whose surnames were in existence as far back as medieval times. ¿Using tax and other records the team selected volunteers who

Political Gateway - DNA tests show that Viking blood still runs strong through m... - DNA is linked to Scandinavian ancestry, the University of Nottingham said Friday in a release. The collaborative study by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London selected volunteers whose surnames were present in the region prior to 1600 to get around issues surrounding population movements that

Moldova.org - DNA highlights Britain's Viking past

United Press International - DNA highlights Britain's Viking past

Digital Post Production - Burton to Manage FilmLight¿s European Sales - with Business, Finance and Management from the University of Leicester. Burton said that he is impressed with how quickly FilmLight has established itself as a leader in the international film and Click for the lowest price on

09 February 2008

Thaindian.com - Scientists unravel Viking past of men in North West England - Researchers from The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester, and University College London studied 100 men in the Wirral in Merseyside and ...

Daily Times - Queen Mary College guides students through admission - ... University of Reading, University of Sheffield, University of Glasgow, Queens University Belfast, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Leicester ...

Liverpool Daily Post - Viking bloodlines still run through half Wirral’s men - The collaborative study, by the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester and University College London, was led by Prof Harding, colleague Professor Judith ...

CRI NEWS - Human Activities Triggering "Global Soil Change" - epoch. In that paper, Jan Zalaseiwicz of the University of Leicester in England and colleagues argue that the fossil and geologic record of our time will leave distinct signatures that will be apparent far into the future. To future geologists, Zalaseiwicz said, "the Anthropocene will appear about as suddenly as [the transition] triggered by the

This is Leicestershire - Students were reminded of the horrors of the Holocaust at a commemoration at their university. - of the Holocaust at a commemoration at their university. The University of Leicester Students' Union organised a talk with Freddy Knoller, a Holocaust survivor, who recounted his ordeal and answered questions. Mr Knoller survived Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen concentration camp. Aaron Porter, of the students' union, said: "It is important students

Oceania - Burton to Manage FilmLight¿s European Sales - with Business, Finance and Management from the University of Leicester. Burton said that he is impressed with how quickly FilmLight has established itself as a leader in the international film and Click for the lowest price on

Inter Press Service News Agency - CLIMATE CHANGE: Biofuels Worse Than Fossil Fuels, Studies Find - Page, a leading expert on peatlands at the University of Leicester in England, reported that some 3.2 million hectares have been converted already and will put an astonishing 3.22 billion tonnes of GHGs into the atmosphere over 25 years. Every tonne of palm oil produced on this peatland will result in up to 70 tonnes of CO2 over the life cycle of

PhysOrg.com - Unravelling the Northwest's Viking past - ancestry. The collaborative study, by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London, reveals that the population in parts of northwest England carries up to 50 per cent male Norse origins, about the same as modern Orkney. The 14-strong research team, funded by the Wellcome Trust and a prestigious

National Geographic - Clearing Land for Biofuels Makes Global Warming Worse - said study co-author David Tilman of the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. The university and thhe nonprofit group the Nature Conservancy conducted the study. "I don't think we can afford to make biofuels if we have to wait 50 years for any benefit," he added. Many scientists believe the planet is at a crucial juncture, and that carbon dioxide

Space Daily - NASA Comet Dust Lands In Manchester - The UK Stardust consortium is led by The University of Leicester and also includes The Open University, The University of Kent, Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum. Samples from the comet were given to the UK group based on the fact each institution has different expertise and the facilities for different analytical techniques.

Nature Magazine - Science jobs and vacancies from Naturejobs - university of leicester Jobs tagged with 'university of leicester' Title Employer Location Posted Research Associate University of Lei... Leicester LE1 7RH... January 24 Research Associate University of Lei... Leicester LE1 7RH... January 24 Pre-doctoral Marie Curie Early Stage ... University of Lei... Leicester, UK January 30 Research

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08 February 2008

IPS - CLIMATE CHANGE: Biofuels Worse Than Fossil Fuels, Studies Find - Last December, Susan Page, a leading expert on peatlands at the University of Leicester in England, reported that some 3.2 million hectares have been ...

Science Daily - Viking Blood Courses Through Veins Of Many A Northwest Englander - The collaborative study, by The University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and University College London, reveals that the population in parts of ...

CN plus - University seeks manager for £47m project - The University of Leicester is seeking to appoint a project manager for the construction of a £47 million residential training and conference centre and ...

TerraDaily - University Of Leicester Scientist Calls For Geological Time Machine - All Our Sites at SpaceBank CLIMATE SCIENCE University Of Leicester Scientist Calls For Geological Time Machine A continuous core going back 64 million years - to the time of the dinosaurs - would be 1.5km long. by Staff Writers Leicester, UK (SPX) Feb 05, 2008 A geologist from the University of Leicester has proposed an immense (1.5km)

Medical News Today - Celebrating The Partnership Between Academia And Local People With Citizen Science - Past, Present & Future

Rugby Football Union - Roses rivals battle for National Under 20 edge - ... Jack Walmsley (Hutton & Manchester Metro Un), Robert Moxon (University of Leicester), Graham Thomas (Preston GH & Manchester University), Scott Morton ...

07 February 2008

CNN International - 'Grump' travels the planet to find bliss - A world map of happiness, based on 100 different studies and produced by Britain's University of Leicester in 2006, listed Denmark as the world's happiest ...

MERCURY MAILBOX:BUILDING IS IN GOOD HANDS - January 25) is right to point out that the University of Leicester is proud of its 40-year-old landmark Engineering Building designed by James Stirling and James Gowan. This is indeed a world-class building, befitting a world-class university. As a consultant to the University, preparing its forthcoming masterplan, we know that the Grade II* listed

Stabroek News - Deryck Bernard passes away at 57 - Bachelor's and Master's degree in Philosophy at Leicester University, UK, he lectured at UG for some 30 years where he was a senior lecturer, head of the Department of Geography and Dean of the Faculty of Arts. During this time he also authored several articles and journals, and books, including a New Geography of Guyana, Geomorphology of Guyana

06 February 2008

University of Manchester - NASA comet dust lands in Manchester - The UK Stardust consortium is led by The University of Leicester and also includes The Open University, The University of Kent, Imperial College London and ...

EurekAlert - Citizen Science -- a celebration of partnership between academia ... - As part of its 50th anniversary events, the University of Leicester is joining with the Earthwatch Institute, currently celebrating 21 years of continuous ...

People & the Planet - Geologists back 'new era' proposal - Geologists from the University of Leicester have followed up the idea first suggested by Nobel Laureate Paul Crutzen, by formally proposing that humankind ...

Islington Gazette - Playwright Orton gets website... 40 years after his death - Now Islington Council, Leicester Council and the University of Leicester have collaborated on joeorton.org. Leonie Orton-Barnett, Orton's sister and one of ...

ic Wales - Staff appointments - ... is originally from Middlesbrough and joins the university from her role as head of student recruitment at the University of Leicester. ...

EurekAlert - February Geology and GSA Today media highlights - Jan Zalasiewicz et al., Department of Geology, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK "In 2002," write Zalasiewicz and colleagues in this revolutionary proposal, "Paul Crutzen, the Nobel Prize-winning chemist, suggested that we had left the Holocene and had entered a new epoch - the Anthropocene - because of the global environmental

China Internet Information Center - Britain celebrates Chinese New Year with CHINA NOW launch - from the High School Affiliated to Renming University of China. There will be fireworks displays in Leicester Square hourly from 2 PM - 6 PM plus cultural stalls, food, and colorful decorations around Chinatown. Organized by the London Chinatown Chinese Association, this is a China in London event in association with CHINA NOW. Admission: Free

05 February 2008

National Geographic - Human Activities Triggering "Global Soil Change" - In that paper, Jan Zalaseiwicz of the University of Leicester in England and colleagues argue that the fossil and geologic record of our time will leave ...

This is Leicestershire - Business leaders have welcomed the decision by Leicestershire's three world-class universities to join together to help companies. - tap into that." The initiative was launched at Leicester Marriott hotel in front of about 70 senior business and political figures. A representativve from each university spoke about their particular expertise. The initiative is being co-ordinated by Leicester Shire Promotions, with support from East Midlands Development Agency (Emda) and Leicester

PhysOrg.com - Core blimey! Scientist calls for geological 'time machine'

EducationGuardian.co.uk - Why I chose the University of Wherever - Guardian It was New York, Virginia, Oslo or Leicester for PhD student Ibrahim Umar. In the end, the 37-year-old from Nigeria decided on a university in Leicester. But it wasn't the UK brand that swung it. He had scrutinised the calibre of lecturers in each university and Leicester had come out top. "I didn't make my choice on the lifestyle in the

04 February 2008

EurekAlert - Core blimey! University of Leicester scientist calls for ... - A geologist from the University of Leicester has proposed an immense (1.5km) exhibition to illustrate the vastness of geological time and to give a vivid ...

Chemical & Engineering News - Editor's Page - Welcome To The Anthropocene - and Mark Williams, geologists at the University of Leicester, in England, and coworkers write of the term Anthropocene: "A case can be made for its consideration as a formal epoch in that, since the start of the Industrial Revolution, Earth has endured changes sufficient to leave a global stratigraphic signature distinct from that of the Holocene

03 February 2008

Sun.Star - Echaves: Sticky fingers - Criminologist Martin Gill, also a professor at Leicester University, explains workplace theft as an expression of employees’ gripe against the employer, ...

Times Online - China celebrations in Britain - ... Europe’s only Chinese string quartet, kicks things off on Thursday, February 7, at the Richard Attenborough Centre, University of Leicester (7.30pm, ...

02 February 2008

BBC News - An Epoch in the making -"It's extraordinary how a single species could have such an effect on the whole planet," says Leicester University's Dr Jan Zalasiewicz, who heads the ...

Tehran Times - Space weather science rues cuts - Prof Stan Cowley, University of Leicester The organization MIST z(Magnetosphere, Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial) which represents the STP community in the ...

Times Online - Human impact brings Earth to dawn of new epoch - Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams, of the University of Leicester, led calls for the change after identifying a range of profound impacts. ...

ScienceDaily - Building Safety Into Robots, Cars, Planes And Medical Equipment - lab which is funded by EMDA and hosted by the University of Leicester in New Walk, Leicester. Adapted from materials provided by University of Leicester. Need to cite this story in your essay, paper, or report? Use one of the following formats: APA MLA TTE Systems: Left to right: Devaraj Ayavoo, John Gordon, Anjali Das at the driving simulator

This is Leicestershire - A leading academic has criticised plans to cut funding into a space research programme - claiming it will deter future students and threaten careers. - careers. Professor Stan Cowley, from the University of Leicester, said the decision by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to remove funding was "unjustified". The city university is one of six institutions in the country where the cuts will be felt as the STFC seeks to plug an 80 million hole in its finances. Prof Cowley, from

EducationGuardian.co.uk - Howard Jones | comment | - all part--time. He was appointed a lecturer at Leicester University in 1953, leaving as a senior lecturer in sociology in 1965. He then took a readership at Keele University, building a new department, before moving to Cardiff. Jones's interest in comparative criminology, penal and social welfare led to work across Europe, the Americas and Asia.

PharmaLive - 'RNA Viruses: A Practical Approach' is Wide Ranging in Scope, from Emerging Technology Such as Reverse Genetics and Retrovirus Vectors, to Money Saving Tips - Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Leicester Content Outline: List of protocols page Abbreviations 1 Investigation of RNA virus genome structure A.J. Easton, AC. Marriott and C.R. Pringle 2 Mutagenesis of RNA virus genomes W.S. Barclay and J.W. Almond 3 Analysis of transcriptional control In RNA virus Infections S. Makino 4

'RNA Viruses: A Practical Approach' is Wide Ranging in Scope, from Emerging Technology Such as Reverse Genetics and Retrovirus Vectors, to Money Saving Tips -

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Arizona Republic - Qatar holding its own search for soccer stars - the Centre for the Sociology of Sport at the University of Leicester. But he asks: "What happens to those who fail? ... Educational and other support backup is crucial here." Either way, Qatar's massive recruitment of young Africans, backed by the country's oil and gas riches, is certain to raise concerns, not just across a Mideast increasingly

EurekAlert - Europe's Mercury mission swings into action - Professor George Fraser University of Leicester Email gwf@star.le.ac.uk Tel 0116 252 3491 Dr David Rothery The Open University Tel 07986 260258 Email d.a.rothery@open.ac.uk Mark Prydderch STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory M.L.Prydderch@rl.ac.uk Jeremy Close Astrium UK Tel 01438 773872 Email jeremy.close@astrium.eads.net Andrew

This is Plymouth - Young readers may soon be able to meet their favourite writers in a virtual world as part of a pioneering project to boost literacy in Plymouth.Technology and education experts are... - TwoFour has already teamed up with the University of Leicester to create the web-based 'island' as part of the worldwide virtual environment Second Life. The university has said that in five years, students should find learning online through the website as normal as attending lectures.

01 February 2008

Info4Security - Perpetuity: DNA-style watermark most effective deterrent - The study led by Martin Gill, Professor of Criminology at Leicester University, was carried out by the university’s spin-out company Perpetuity Research and ... See all stories on this topic

The Inquirer - Cost of making embedded processors slashed - 31 January 2008, 11:08 AM BOFFINS AT Leicester University have invented a process that will drastically cut the costs of embedding processors. They claim the cost benefits of this will be passed on to consumers of all kinds of machinery: everything from cars to computers, wet razors (argh!) to washing machines. As embedded systems outsell

BBC Online - Teddy Bear Hospital - a class of primary children did at a school in Leicester. A group of medical students from the University of Leicester packed their stethoscopes and bandages up and took them to Wolsey Primary School. But it was not to treat any of the human patients there, it was the more the woolly ones to be precise. Teddy Bear hospital is a project aimed at

Personal Computer World - UK engineers boost embedded system safety - 30 Jan 2008 ADVERTISEMENT Engineers at the University of Leicester have patented a technology designed to make safety a "sure thing" in devices that contain embedded processors, including aircraft, cars and robots. The technology has led to the development of a new product brand dubbed RapidiTTy. TTE Systems, a company spun out from the

This is Leicestershire - Two medical students have been rewarded for their academic research. - academic research. The PhD students, from the University of Leicester's Vascular Medicine Group (VMG), at the department of cardiovascular sciences, have been awarded research prizes at separate prestigious international science meetings. Research by Yogita Mistry, in association with VMG members and collaborators at Yale University, demonstrates a

MTV UK - Young Knives Announce Tour Comp - 26th Mar Central Station Wrexham 27th Mar University Leicester WRITTEN BY TOM THOROGOOD THU 31/01/08 @ 16:28 RATE THIS ARTICLE Comments Enter your comments here... You need to be logged in to have Your Shout, click here to login. Login: cancel login Username Password Don't have a login? It's free and easy so why not click here and sign up

Guardian Unlimited - 'Everyone thinks I'm this monster, but I'm not' - City Grammar School, read history at Leicester University and thought of doing a thesis on peasant emancipation in 18th-century Prussia. But he took a summer job in the picture library of Agnew's, and then he got a job at the Brighton Museum and the ICA, where in 1974 he organised a very influential exhibition of contemporary German artists,

Softpedia - Cost of Embedded Processors, Axed by UK Scientists - This might be the beginning of a beautiful fortune-making process - Botezatu, Hardware Editor Enlarge picture The Leicester University engineers have come with a new production process that is alleged to dramatically reduce the costs of manufacturing embedded processors. These chips are used all over the market , in products ranging from cars, computers, wet razors or even washing machines and cell phones.

Jamaica Gleaner - Premiership throws £100m out the window - - of the Centre for the Sociology of Sport at the University of Leicester, told Reuters that the record levels of spending was generated by continually rising TV revenues. "Consistently since 1992, pundits have speculated that the next TV deal must be lower and every year since 1992 the television deal has actually been higher," he said. Paying

Scotsman.com - Testing programme begins for Under-20s - L Calder (Newcastle (Falcons) captain, J Baird (Leicester University). Substitutes: F Brown (Biggar), A Dixon (Aberdeen Grammar Rugby), A Ferrier (Blackheath), C Charters (Hawick), S Burton (Currie), M Heeks (London Scottish), L Jones (Selkirk). France U-20.From: Backs M Bastareaud (Stade français), M Belie (Stade Toulousain), Y David (Bourgoin),

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