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University of Leicester in the Media - June 2008

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

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


Broadcast News

  • Professor Martin Gill was interviewed for a talk radio show on WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC, US on the subject of CCTV.
  • On 24 June, Professor Martin Gill did a bulletin for BBC Leicester Radio on CCTV.
  • Postgraduate researcher Geraldine Hammerlsey was interviewed by Richard McCullen for Independent Network News, Dublin (syndicated throughout Ireland) on 27 June. She was discussing her research on second-generation Irish in the labour market.
  • Professor Mark Jobling appeared on Radio Five Live on 19 June. He talked about the issues in adoptees tracing their parents by using DNA testing to find out their surname.

Online News

30 June 2008

NE Business - Soldiers face new battle in civvy street - The myth that many soldiers with specialist skills take up security jobs has been exploded by the University of Leicester's research. ...

Broadcast Buyer - Jacky Yee Sow Wei joins QuStream As Director Of Sales, Asia Paci - Singapore-born, Jacky Yee received an MBA from the University of Leicester, England. He commenced his broadcast industry career in 1994 at Image Concept ...

Heritage Today - New job is a real - ...out his PhD research at Durham. Heâ?Ts lectured for more than 20 years, first at Lampeter, University of Wales and then Leicester University. Then five years ago he changed career direction and became archaeologist for Northumberland National Park Authority. Rob...

This is East Midlands Business - Four Leicestershire firms take local authority building awards - ...England Secondary School in Leicestershire. Marriott was also commended in the same category for The David Wilson Library at Leicester University. Developer Livingbyd`zign won an award for the best small housing site for their development at Forest Point, in Donisthorpe....

Journal of Clinical Pathology - HER2 testing in the UK: further update to recommendations R A Wa - 1 Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, RKCSB, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK 2 Endocrine Cancer Group, Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK 3 Department of Biochemistry, Royal Marsden...

PharmaLive.com - University of Leicester Academic Appointed Chairman of UK ... - LEICESTER, England, June 30, 2008-Dr. George Don Jones of the Department of Cancer Studies & Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, has been appointed ...

29 June 2008

CompactPCI Systems - CP-TA addresses AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA interoperability - masters degrees in Design Engineering from Leicester University, in Control Systems from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and an MBAfrom Babson College. Emerson Network PowerEmbedded Computing www.emersonnetworkpower.com/embeddedcomputing Nirlay.kundu@emerson.com Articles related to the topic Standards: White Paper: Leveraging the

SpaceRef.com - Doritos Makes History With World's First Extra Terrestrial Advert - Dr Darren Wright, a New Blood Lecturer of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy said: "The Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group and Department of Physics and Astronomy as a whole at the University of Leicester has a very high international profile in the area of Space Physics. "An important part of this project is that

This is Leicestershire - TOP PRIZES SCOOPED AT AWARDS NIGHT - same category for The David Wilson Library at Leicester University. Developer Livingbyd'zign won an award for the best small housing site for their development at Forest Point, in Donisthorpe. It consists of three large contemporary homes sitting within the splendour of the surrounding National Forest. Ads by Yahoo! Florida Villas Close to Golf

28 June 2008

4 Regional Film & Video - Sales Director For QuStream - Jacky Yee received an MBA from the University of Leicester, England. He commenced his broadcast industry career in 1994 at Image Concept (Singapore) Pte Ltd as a product manager responsible for data storage and processing equipment. He joined Tektronix Southeast Asia in 1996, progressing through the roles of Sales & Applications Engineer, Product

Broadcastbuyer.tv - Jacky Yee Sow Wei joins QuStream As Director Of Sales, Asia Pacific

27 June 2008

Medical News Today - Leicester Professor Wins Psychology Award - Professor Ray Bull from the University of Leicester was awarded the Senior Forensic Psychologist Award 2008 on the 26 June at the British Psychological ...

Metro - And another thing . . . in the East Midlands - Sat, Fraser Noble Hall, Richard Attenborough Centre, University Of Leicester, Lancaster Road, Leicester, 7.30pm, £7, £5.50 concs. ...

This is Leicestershire - NEW LIGHT ON DEPRESSION - NHS organisations across Leicestershire and the University of Leicester. The work will be led by Terry Brewer, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Leicester and consultant psychiatrist at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, which provides city and county mental health services. If the trials, due to begin this autumn, are successful, the

Global Security - Finding incentives for peace in Casamance

theBookseller.com - Progress in production - about the industry. After graduating from Leicester University with a degree in media and politics, taking out a graduate loan and moving to London, I pretty much fell into my first job at Egmont as production coordinator and PA to the production director. But six years on, I've grown to love it. Now as project controller, my daily tasks are

The Prague Post - Four partners for E&Y - division in the UK. He studied business at Leicester University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales. The international law firm Lovells has added Howard Chapman, 34, to the management of its Prague office. His major areas of practice include corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and dispute

Guardian Unlimited - UK's top university teachers named - Fieldhouse, reader in automotive engineering, University of Huddersfield Dr Derek France, senior university teaching fellow, University of Chester Rayya Ghul, senior lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church University Prof Angela Goddard, professor of English language, York St. John University Lyn Greaves, teaching fellow, Thames Valley University Dr

26 June 2008

The Innovations Report - Spotlight on Saturn¿s Aurorae - RCUK Academic Fellow Tom Stallard, of the University of Leicester explains ¿At Saturn, scientists were unsure whether the aurora was caused by the solar wind or by particles from its own system. When we discovered the second zone of aurorae on Saturn, we realised this aurora, unlike the one already seen on Saturn, was behaving in the same way as

allAfrica.com - Finding Incentives for Peace in Casamance - conducted by Martin Evans, geographer at the University of Leicester, which revealed that the ability of families to continue hosting their displaced relatives after so many years is beginning to wear down, and tensions are rising as a result. The tensions are exacerbated by the depressed economic situation and sharply rising food prices across the

IRIN News - Finding incentives for peace in Casamance - conducted by Martin Evans, geographer at the University of Leicester, which revealed that the ability of families to continue hosting their displaced relatives after so many years is beginning to wear down, and tensions are rising as a result. The tensions are exacerbated by the depressed economic situation and sharply rising food prices across the

This is Leicestershire - ENGINEER OPEN DAYS - ENGINEER OPEN DAYS 10:30 - 24 June 2008 The University of Leicester is working with a consortium of colleges to provide engineering taster days for students. Two will be held in the University of Leicester engineering department and will be offered in partnership with Lutterworth College, Countesthorpe College, Brockington College, Lutterworth

The Innovations Report - Making information available to shareholders and investors - and finance, hence his enrolment with the University of Leicester for MSc in finance and now Ph D in accounting and finance (on going). He had earlier graduated with B. Sc in Accounting in 1988. His research interest can be broadly grouped around risk management, foreign currency derivatives, the hedging process, information asymmetry and the

News-Medical.Net - Like father like son - history of heart attacks in the family - still elude them. A research project at the University of Leicester employs state-of-the-art molecular technology to map genetic patterns in healthy young men with a strong family history of heart attacks. Blood samples were collected from two groups of healthy young men - those with and without a history of heart attacks in the family. Proteins

This is Leicestershire - POTENTIAL ENGINEERS ON COURSE - and Market Harborough. Ian Jarvis, of the University of Leicester's engineering department, said: "The Department of Engineering here at Leicester is keen to work closely with schools and colleges to help inform and prepare students who are planning to study engineering at university. "The new engineering diploma programmes provide students with

Medical News Today - Childhood Prognosis Of Heart Disease In Later Life - Western world. Research is under way in the University of Leicester Engineering Department, in collaboration with The Leicester Royal Infirmary, to analyse the heart rate variability of 10 year- old children, in an attempt to identify heart diseases at an early stage. The detection of heart diseases in early life will give us a better

News-Medical.Net - Childhood prognosis of heart disease in later life

News-Medical.Net - New approach for assessing and managing patients with sepsis - number of deaths caused by a heart attack. A University of Leicester research study has been conducted to examine the usefulness of a monitoring device in the early management of septic patients in an Emergency Department. The results of the study are likely to lead to improved care of patients with sepsis in the future and ultimately to save

Web India - Selenium can trace ocean oxygen history

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News-Medical.Net - Management of hypertension immediately after stroke - Studies/Trials A research project at the University of Leicester in conjunction with the University of East Anglia, indicates that early reduction of high blood pressure following stroke is feasible and safe, and both Labetalol & Lisinopril were found to be suitable a medications for this purpose. Larger studies will now be necessary to confirm

Medical News Today - Management Of High Blood Pressure Immediately After Stroke

25 June 2008

The Psychologist - Staring at the sun - Kurtz (Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, University of Leicester) interviews Irvin Yalom, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University...

North Norfolk News - DIANA CLARKE - ...to get the required A Level grades to study medicine, she decided to accept a place on a combined science degree course at Leicester University. Diana took a year out from her studies to travel to Canada with future husband David, who was also at Leicester working on a...

Medwire News - Elevated estrogen levels linked to unfavorable lipid profile in - ...dimorphism may be related to sex-specific effects of sex steroids on cardiovascular risk factors," say Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester, UK) and co-workers.Estrogens are thought to have a negative effect on the male cardiovascular system, the researchers...

African Echo - University of Leicester Africa Student Forum in ... - UNIVERSITY of Leicester Chaplain Amos Kasibante led a group of the Africa Student Forum (Uhuru) at the University of Leicester on a visit to Whetstone ...

Medical News Today - Management Of High Blood Pressure Immediately After Stroke - A research project at the University of Leicester in conjunction with the University of East Anglia, indicates that early reduction of high blood pressure ...

24 June 2008

Gizmag - The indelible fingerprint - The Forensic Research Centre at the University of Leicester (UK) develops new ways of taking evidence from a crime scene. Already world-leading in such ...

PharmaLive.com - Management of High Blood Pressure Immediately After Stroke - en26@le.ac.uken26@le.ac.uk> Amit Mistri akm17@leicester.ac.ukakm17@leicester.ac.uk> or contact University of Leicester press office on 0116 252 2415 Ather Mirza Press and Corporate Communications Division of Marketing and Communications University of Leicester University Road Leicester LE1 7RH tel: 0116 252 3335 email: pressoffice@le.ac.uk

Leicester Mercury - BOOST FOR DIABETES PATIENTS - is being led by doctors and experts from the University of Leicester, the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and other NHS organisations City GP Dr Kamlesh Khunti and Professor Melanie Davies, professor of diabetes medicine at the University of Leicester, will be heading the work. Dr Khunti said: "This is one of the biggest research grants

Innovations Report - Ancient fenland 'treasure' to tell story of flooding -

Political Gateway - Selenium can trace ocean oxygen history - British scientists say they've found the chemical element se...

Telegraph.co.uk - Degree system 'rotten' and 'unreliable,' says university watchdog - In a nationwide review of the how degrees are awarded last year, Leicester University's vice chancellor Prof Bob Burgess said students should be given a ...

23 June 2008

United Press International - Selenium can trace ocean oxygen history - The scientists, led by University of Leicester researcher Andrew Shore, say the study represents a first attempt to measure the isotopic ratios of selenium ...

NewsBlaze - Childhood Prognosis of Heart Disease in Later Life - Research is under way in the University of Leicester Engineering Department, in collaboration with The Leicester Royal Infirmary, to analyse the heart rate ...

Medical News Today - Are You Feeling Special Today?

PharmaLive.com - Management of High Blood Pressure Immediately After Stroke - LEICESTER, England, June 23, 2008-A research project at the University of Leicester in conjunction with the University of East Anglia, indicates that early ...

22 June 2008

MedIndia - Can Dandruff Shampoos Monitor Oxygen Levels in Oceans?

Universe Today - Saturn's "Dualing" Aurorae - Tom Stallard, a planetary astronomer at the University of Leicester in the UK. "At Saturn, only the main auroral oval has previously been observed and there remains much debate over its origin. Here we report the discovery of a secondary oval at Saturn that is 25 per cent as bright as the main oval, and we show this to be caused by interaction with

ScienceDaily - Saturn's Secondary Aurora Is Much More Like Jupiter's In Origin Than It Is The Earth's - RCUK Academic Fellow Tom Stallard, of the University of Leicester explains "At Saturn, scientists were unsure whether the aurora was caused by the solar wind or by particles from its own system. When we discovered the second zone of aurorae on Saturn, we realised this aurora, unlike the one already seen on Saturn, was behaving in the same way as

News Blaze - Ancient Fenland 'Treasure' to Tell Story of Flooding - to Tell Story of Flooding New research at the University of Leicester is seeking to use a 'treasure trove' in the English Fenlands in order to decipher the ancient history of flooding in the region. The study by Dinah Smith of the Department of Geology seeks to paint a picture of land-sea interaction by analysing tiny microfossils from the

Professional Security Magazine Online - Insafe International Ltd held its second Security Conference of the Year 2008 (SCY’08) in April at the Mercedes-Benz World conference centre within the Brooklands motor racing circuit. - and Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester, provided delegates with a presentation on â¿¿What can we learn from offendersâ¿¿. Based on hundreds of interviews with convicted criminals, Martin discussed why offenders thought it easy to commit certain types of crime, what they relied on for success and their decision making process

This is Leicestershire - RESEARCH INTO FIRMS - 10:30 - 20 June 2008 New research at the University of Leicester is looking into the extent to which Indian banks and firms are thinking green and acting ethically. Research in the university's Department of Geography is investigating the reasons why Indian banks have yet to commit to the Equator Principles. As part of her doctoral studies,

Sunday Business Post - Doritos gets spicy in space - It partnered with academics from the University of Leicester and the less well-known EISCAT (the European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association) to ...

CBS News Healthwatch - 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, is Denmark. Over the past 30 years, in survey after survey, this nation of five and a half million people, the land that

21 June 2008

This is Leicestershire - DIABETES CENTRE FOR CITY - Davies, Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester and a consultant at Leicester's hospitals, said: "Diabetes is on the rise. In Leicester we have among the highest prevalence of diabetes in the country with 20,000 people diagnosed in the city and a further 24,000 in the county. "It is particularly prevalent in our south Asian

The Innovations Report - Are you feeling special today? - degree at the School of Management, University of Leicester. Her interest in consumption, identity and popular culture was the motivator for starting her current research project on women¿s underwear. The research is being presented to the public at the University of Leicester on Thursday 26th June. The Festival of Postgraduate Research introduces

Astronomy Now Online - Secondary sparkling aurorae on Saturn - from its own system," says Tom Stallard of the University of Leicester. "When we discovered the second zone of aurorae on Saturn we realised this aurora, unlike the one already seen on Saturn, was behaving in the same way as Jupiter's, largely unaffected by the solar wind, dominated by the rotation of the planet." Modelling the aurorae on Jupiter

News Blaze - Women's Consumption of Underwear and The Fashioning of Female Identity - degree at the School of Management, University of Leicester. Her interest in consumption, identity and popular culture was the motivator for starting her current research project on women's underwear. The research is being presented to the public at the University of Leicester on Thursday 26th June. The Festival of Postgraduate Research introduces

RedOrbit - DNA Used To Help Adoptees Find Surname - Greenspan said. Professor of genetics at the University of Leicester, Mark Jobling said: "If you have a surname which is reasonably rare, but not so rare that the chances of another person being typed and going into that database are infinitesimal, then you could be in luck. There's a big gamble in doing it, but people sometimes say that if you're

Rehab Management - Only systolic blood pressure relevant in patients over 50 years

New Kerala - Astronomers detect a new type of aurora on Saturn - Tom Stallard, a planetary astronomer at the University of Leicester in the UK. On Saturn, the source is thought to be the moon Enceladus, which ssloughs off an estimated 100 kilograms of material per second into orbit around Saturn via plumes of water vapour first discovered in 2005. "The recent detection of volcanic plumes on Enceladus suggests

New Kerala - Dandruff shampoos monitoring oxygen levels in oceans - Washington, June 19 : A research team from the University of Leicester is using an ingredient found in dandruff shampoos to monitor oxygen levels in oceans. The same ingredient, which was used to fight off alien invaders in the film "Evolution" and is a widely available dietary supplement used by many people, is being used to study how the oxygen

ScienceDaily - Toxic To Aliens -- But Key To Health Of Planet -

This is Leicestershire - COMPANIES INTRODUCED TO UNIVERSITY LEARNING ZONE - Story | Back to list COMPANIES INTRODUCED TO UNIVERSITY LEARNING ZONE 10:30 - 19 June 2008 More than 20 major firms have been shown the University of Leicester's new careers service department. The Student Development Zone is also the new home of the university's Student Learning Centre and the central team from Student Support and

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20 June 2008

Loughborough News - Ancient Fenland Treasure to tell story of flooding - New research at the University of Leicester is seeking to use a ‘treasure trove’ in the English Fenlands in order to decipher the ancient history of ...

Regen.net - Poles apart in our attitude to work - The study, by Sara Lemos of the University of Leicester and Jonathan... To read the complete article you need to log in on the right, subscribe, ...

24dash - Art meets nature - MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: 12noon on Saturday 21 June at Beaumont Hall, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby, Leicester. The University of Leicester in unveiling its 7th ...

Public Finance Magazine - Primary schools to get maths specialists - at a young ageâ¿¿. Williams, chancellor at the University of Leicester, said: 'The United Kingdom is still one of the few advanced nations where it is socially acceptable to profess an inability to cope with mathematics. We need to urgently reverse this trend so every pupil leaves primary school without a fear of maths.â¿¿ He estimated it would

The Innovations Report - It's all in your head - The effect of metaphor on web navigation - through a recent study by a PhD Student at the University of Leicester, Kine Dorum, Based on the notion that people create images or maps in their heads to represent the world around them, designers and developers often attempt to help people find their way by working on the principle that virtual environments should be made to look and feel as

ScienceDaily - It's All In Your Head - The Effect Of Metaphor On Web Navigation

SkyandTelescope.com - The Mystery of Saturn's Double Aurorae - writes principle investigator Tom Stallard (University of Leicester). He notes that the moon Enceladus and its ice-geyser plume likely provide Saturn's magnetosphere with about one tenth the material that Io injects into Jupiter's. Nevertheless, given their results the team concludes that modeling Saturn's aurorae as a 'hybrid' of Earth

Market Wire - Xcite Energy Limited Senior Management Team Appointments - with an honours degree in Mining Geology from Leicester University in the UK and is a Fellow of the Geological Society and a member of EAGE and AAPG. Charles Lucas-Clements has been appointed Director of Strategy and Business Development for XER and has over 27 years' experience through the oil and gas value chain, in both upstream exploration &

BBC Online - Tests 'cut child asthma steroids' - from the Institute of Lung Health at Leicester University, said a recent guideline had suggested these techniques be used to help control severe asthma in adults. He said it was likely that children with severe asthma would also benefit. "These are a measure of the control of inflammation, and this measurement can be an 'early warning sign' of

Keighley News - Couple Give 30 Million To Top College - given by any individual to a British university. And it is the largest ever received by any of Cambridge University's 31 colleges. Ex-Greenhead pupil Ros Edwards (nee Smith), who with husband Steve has stumped up the cash, told the Keighley News she wanted to give something back to the college where she studied. "It is in absolute gratitude for

Web India - Astronomers detect a new type of aurora on Saturn - Tom Stallard, a planetary astronomer aat the University of Leicester in the UK. On Saturn, the source is thought to be the moon Enceladus, which sloughs off an estimated 100 kilograms of material per second into orbit around Saturn via plumes of water vapour first discovered in 2005. "The recent detection of volcanic plumes on Enceladus suggests

Malaysia Sun - Astronomers detect a new type of aurora on Saturn

Nature Magazine - Jovian-like aurorae on Saturn - Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK Atmospheric Physics Laboratory, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK Space Environment Technologies, Planetary and Space Science Division, 320 N. Halstead Street, Suite 110, Pasadena, California 91107, USA

PhysOrg.com - Toxic to aliens -- but key to health of planet

The Innovations Report - Toxic to aliens - but key to health of planet

WAVE 3 TV - Tracking Top Number in Blood Pressure May Be Enough

NewsBlaze - Women's Consumption of Underwear and The Fashioning of Female Identity - Research at the University of Leicester School of Management endeavours to bring into focus this private part of women's clothing. ...

19 June 2008

Loughborough News - THE TIMES RANKS LEICESTER 14TH IN UK - The University of Leicester has achieved a hat-trick of successes in a new national league table of universities with a top 15 place confirmed today by The ...

Loughborough News - Faith or Profit? - New research at the University of Leicester is investigating the link between faith and consumerism and extent to which spirituality is pitched against ...

RedOrbit - Doritos Makes World's First Extraterrestrial Ad - First advert to be broadcast into space is transmitted by Doritos, with help from University of Leicester scientists. On June 12, 2008 Doritos made history, ...

BBC NEWS - Adoptees use DNA to find surname - Mark Jobling, professor of genetics at the University of Leicester, UK, who is unconnected with Family Tree DNA said: "If you have a surname which is reasonably rare, but not so rare that the chances of another person being typed and going into that database are infinitesimal, then you could be in luck. "There's a big gamble in doing it, but

EurekAlert - Toxic to aliens -- but key to health of planet - Andrew Shore ajts1@le.ac.uk 01-162-522-415 University of Leicester Toxic to aliens -- but key to health of planet Novel University of Leicester research uses ingredient found in dandruff shampoos to monitor oxygen levels in oceans Scientists at the University of Leicester are using an ingredient found in common shampoos to investigate how the

Business Weekly - Penetrator aids planetary research - universities and industry. As well as The Open University in Milton Keynes and UCL/MSSL, Stevenage's UK-leading satellite supplier, EADS Astrium, is involved together with its new subsidiary, Surrey Satellite Technology, and Birkbeck College, Imperial College, Leicester University, the University of Surrey and QinetiQ. Set as favorite Bookmark

This is Leicestershire - LOCAL CRICKET: ATLANTIS NARROW THE GAP - 95-5 (22); Shree Sanatan Centre 212-8 (16) University Staff Leicester 149- (8); Highfield Rangers 209-3 (17) Centurion 150-8 (6). Trophy Parlour.Co.Uk & M J Gallory.Co.Uk Division One: Queniborough 125 (5) Beaumanor 127-4 (22); University Staff Loughborough 115 (5) Leo 119-7 (22); Shree Sanatan Centre II 152 (6) Asian Sports II 153-4 (22); Makers

Zee News - cooking can boost kids maths - you in the kitchen. According to Chancellor of Leicester University Sir Peter Williams, everyday household activities such as cooking can help in improving a child`s maths skills at an early age. The suggestion comes after a review carried out by Williams of the subject in primary schools to change England`s "can`t do attitude" to maths. Nearly

Web India - Cooking can help boost kids' maths skills

The Press - Goose Lays Golden Egg For Retailer - world happiness map created by Adrian White, of Leicester University, declares the Danes to be the happiest nation in the world. "We believe that part of the reason for Danish happiness is, in no small measure, related to Jysk's ability to satisfy our fellow Danes' desire for handel' - the Danish word for bargain." The Clifton Moor store will be

Clinical Lab Products - Only systolic blood pressure relevant in patients over 50 years - systolic pressure," write Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, Peter Sever of Imperial College London and Lars Lindholm of Sweden's Umea University Hospital. "The use of diastolic pressure for diagnosis and risk analysis in our ageing populations has thus become illogical." The authors, who are attending the International Society of

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The Telegraph (India) - BP rethink urged in older patients - to systolic pressure," Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, Peter Sever of Imperial College London, and Lars Lindholm of Sweden's Umea University Hospital wrote. "The use of diastolic pressure for diagnosis and risk analysis in our ageing populations has thus become illogical." Diastolic pressure is the lowest pressure in the rest phase

Times Online - Profile: University of Leicester - Leicester was also shortlisted for The Times Higher Education Supplement’s University of the Year in both of the award’s first two years. ... See all stories on this topic

18 June 2008

eMaxHealth.com - Tracking Systolic Blood Pressure Is All We Need - A team of researchers from University of Leicester, Imperial College London, and Sweden's Umea University Hospital suggests that we don't need to keep an ...

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Loughborough News - TOXIC TO ALIENS- BUT KEY TO HEALTH OF PLANET - Scientists at the University of Leicester are using an ingredient found in common shampoos to investigate how the oxygen content of the oceans has changed ...

innovations report - Better understanding of space weather - Research by the Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group in the University of Leicester’s Department of Physics and Astronomy helps our understanding of ...

Medical News Today - Novel Evolutionary Tools For Studying Human Populations Using The ... - Research in the Department of Genetics at University of Leicester is well-known for its human population studies with the Y chromosome, including the ...

News-Medical.Net - High blood pressure: only systolic blood pressure matters for patients over fifty - diastolic, eg. 120/80 mm Hg. Bryan Williams, University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK, Lars H. Lindholm, Ume?niversity Hospital, Sweden, and Peter Sever, International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College London, UK, say that, because of aging populations, systolic hypertension (SH) is becoming much more common and

This is Leicestershire - RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS MANY UNMET NEEDS - was carried out by Dr Angie Doshani, of the University of Leicester, to highlight the social and psychological effects it has in ethnic minority communities. Dr Doshani, who is working with the urogynaecology department at Leicester General Hospital and East Leicester Medical Practice, said: "This study highlights the unmet needs of the Asian

The Innovations Report - X MARKS THE SPOT: Novel evolutionary tools for studying human populations using the X chromosome - Research in the Department of Genetics at University of Leicester is well-known for its human population studies with the Y chromosome, including the relationship between the male surname and the Y chromosome, as well as a better understanding of the Viking settlement in the Northwest England. Now a new research project using the X chromosome

The Innovations Report - Like father like son? - still elude them. A research project at the University of Leicester employs state-of-the-art molecular technology to map genetic patterns in healthy young men with a strong family history of heart attacks. Blood samples were collected from two groups of healthy young men ¿ those with and without a history of heart attacks in the family. Proteins

eLearningNews.net - BOOKINGS OPEN FOR ALT-C 2008 CONFERENCE ON RETHINKING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE - of e-Learning and Learning Technologies, University of Leicester ¿ Clive Shepherd - Independent Consultant and Chair, eLearning Network ¿ George Siemens - Associate Director, Research and Development, Learning Technologies Centre, University of Manitoba Dr Jill Jameson of the University of Greenwich and Dr John Sandars of the University of Leeds

PharmaLive - Like Father Like Son? State-of-the-art molecular technology to map genetic patterns in healthy young men with a strong family history of heart attacks - Events Manager, Student Learning Centre, University of Leicester, tel 0116 223 1775, email en26@le.ac.uk Contact Unni Via: Email: uk12@le.ac.uk Or ring University of Leicester press office- 0116 252 2415 Ather Mirza Press and Corporate Communications Division of Marketing and Communications University of Leicester University Road

Reuters - Time to rethink blood pressure tests: experts - to systolic pressure," Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, Peter Sever of Imperial College London and Lars Lindholm of Sweden's Umea University Hospital wrote. "The use of diastolic pressure for diagnosis and risk analysis in our ageing populations has thus become illogical." Diastolic pressure is the lowest pressure in the rest phase

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Yahoo! News - Time to rethink blood pressure tests: experts - to systolic pressure," Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, Peter Sever of Imperial College London and Lars Lindholm of Sweden's Umea University Hospital wrote. "The use of diastolic pressure for diagnosis and risk analysis in our ageing populations has thus become illogical." Diastolic pressure is the lowest pressure in the rest phase

The Washington Post - Tracking Top Number in Blood Pressure May Be Enough - Bryan Williams, a professor of medicine at the University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary, U.K., and co-author of a Viewpoint article in the June 17 online issue ofThe Lancet. "If we could just get patients to focus on a single number, and recognize that that number needed to be lowered, it might help in both communicating the message

Ormskirk Herald - Call over toddler maths skills - recommended. Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of Leicester University, said every primary school should have a specialist maths teacher and called for more mental arithmetic in class. He recommended urgent action to change England's "can't do attitude" to the subject. Schools Secretary Ed Balls accepted Sir Peter's report in full. Nearly one in

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HealthDay - Tracking Top Number in Blood Pressure May Be Enough - Bryan Williams, M.D., professor, medicine, University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary, U.K.; Gregg C. Fonarow, M.D., director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, University of California, Los Angeles; June 17, 2008, early online edition, The Lancet Last Updated: June 17, 2008 Copyright (C) 2008 ScoutNews, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Daily Mail - Maths expert for EVERY primary school child is needed to change 'can't do' attitude, report warns - The report by Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University, blames a massive lack of expertise in most primary schools for the fact that one in four 11-year-olds do not have the counting skills expected of their age. The review was ordered by Schools Secretary Ed Balls, in one of his first major decisions on being appointed to the job

Guardian Unlimited - Maths champions to help conquer can't-do culture - in numeracy, said Williams, the chancellor of Leicester University. Mathematical experiences should be fun and build children's confidence in their ability to cope with the subject. The report recommends parents should play a greater role in helping their children enjoy and understand maths, by cooking with them, for example. But it concludes

This is London - Parents to have maths lessons with children - report by Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University, is published today and is due to blame a massive lack of expertise in most primary schools for the fact that one in four 11-year-olds do not have the counting skills expected of their age. Ministers, who are expected to accept most of his recommendations, hope that the report will

News-Medical.Net - Asian women and incontinence - of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine at the University of Leicester and a senior registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. During her training she developed an interest in urogynaecology. She has carried out research in the area of urodynamics (special test for diagnosing urinary incontinence)

Reuters - Time to rethink blood pressure tests, experts say - to systolic pressure," Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, Peter Sever of Imperial College London and Lars Lindholm of Sweden's Umea University Hospital wrote. "The use of diastolic pressure for diagnosis and risk analysis in our ageing populations has thus become illogical." Diastolic pressure is the lowest pressure in the rest phase

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Yahoo! UK & Ireland - Maths specialists for primary schools - review by Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of Leicester University, which said every child should leave primary school "without a fear of maths" and should master the basics of the subject by the age of seven. Nearly one in four 11-year-olds leaves primary school without reaching the standard expected of the age group in numeracy. Att GCSE, more

Yahoo! UK & Ireland - Call over toddler maths skills - Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of Leicester University, said every primary school should have a specialist maths teacher and called for more mental arithmetic in class. He recommended urgent action to change England's "can't do attitude" to the subject. Schools Secretary Ed Balls accepted Sir Peter's report in full. Nearly one in four

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This is Exeter - Toddlers should play with numbers at nursery and spend more time cooking with their parents to improve their maths skills, a Government review has recommended.

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PhysOrg.com - Novel evolutionary tools for studying human populations using the X chromosome - Research in the Department of Genetics at University of Leicester is well-known for its human population studies with the Y chromosome, including the relationship between the male surname and the Y chromosome, as well as a better understanding of the Viking settlement in the Northwest England. Now a new research project using the X chromosome

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In Loughborough - EU educators in city - They will also visit Leicester University, complementary schools and places of worship to talk to teachers, pupils and parents to find out how things are ...

In Loughborough - Novel evolutionary tools for studying human populations using th - Research in the Department of Genetics at University of Leicester is well-known for its human population studies with the Y chromosome, including the ...

A2 Gay - Rural and Cultural Heritage under threat from Ecotourism - ...settings has been the subject of a study by Titiyawadee Punmanee, a researcher in the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester. Results of the research, which has been conducted through case studies in Thailand by using interviews, focus groups and...

innovations report - Life-saving study into sepsis - A University of Leicester research study has been conducted to examine the usefulness of a monitoring device in the early management of septic patients in ...

OverTheLimit.info - Patients confused by top and bottom blood pressure numbers - Williams is the professor of medicine at the UK University of Leicester and the Leicester Royal Infirmary, and the co-author of the “Lancet” article to be ...

Dog Flu Diet and Diseases - Systolic Reading Best For Treating High Blood Pressure - ... Brian Williams of the University of Leicester, Peter Sever of Imperial College London and Lars Lindholm of Sweden's Umea University Hospital wrote. ...

U.S. News & World Report - Tracking Top Number in Blood Pressure May Be Enough - ... a professor of medicine at the University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK, and co-author of a Viewpoint article in the June 17 online ...

Loughborough News - LIKE FATHER LIKE SON? - A research project at the University of Leicester employs state-of-the-art molecular technology to map genetic patterns in healthy young men with a strong ...

Loughborough News - Major National Award for University of Leicester Chemist - Professor Raven was appointed to a lectureship in Leicester in 1995 and was promoted to Reader in 2005 and finally to a chair in Biological Chemistry in ...

OnMedica - Systolic blood pressure only should measure of hypertension - 120/80 mm Hg. Bryan William from the University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary, Lars H. Lindholm, Umea University Hospital, Sweden, ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Maths review: toddlers should learn through number play - The report by Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of Leicester University, also advised that every primary school should have a specialist maths teacher and ...

The Press Association - Call to overcome maths phobia - Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of Leicester University, said every primary school should have a specialist maths teacher and called for more mental ...

Geekzone New Zealand - Auckland unleashes CCTV on you - report's author, Professor Martin Gill of the University of Leicester, said: "For supporters these findings are disappointing. For the most part CCTV did not produce reductions in crime and did not make people feel safer." The only one of the 14 schemes found to be a success was targeted at car parks, where it led to a significant drop in vehicle

Association of Broadcasting Doctors - SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE THE CRUCIAL FACTOR FOR OVER 50s - early Online in The Lancet. Bryan Williams, University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK, Lars H. Lindholm, Umeå University Hospital, Sweden, and Peter Sever, International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College London, UK, say that, because of aging populations, systolic hypertension (SH) is becoming much more common and

ScienceDaily - Leicestershire Burial Mounds Reveal Ancestral Insights - three flint knives. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Leicester) Related Stories University Of Cincinnati Archaeologist To Launch Excavations At Bronze Age Harbor Town In Cyprus (Jun. 20, 2001) - A University of Cincinnati archaeologist will open new excavations June 18 on the island of Cyprus in hopes of discovering whether a Bronze

This is Leicestershire - WRITERS AND ASTRONOMER ARE UNIVERSITY'S STAR TURNS - my 11-plus, and the nearest I came to going to university was winning a twist competition at the University of Leicester's Student Union. "I'm delighted the University of Leicester has given me a Distinguished Honorary Fellowship." Other honorary degrees will be awarded to internationallly renowned sculptor John Sydney Carter, who is based in

Space Mart - Students Prepare For Dust Up In Space - Polytechnic. This is a major undertaking with Leicester undergraduates responsible for everything from inception to launch on a real space mission which will provide new, innovative science. "The University of Leicester's CubeSat project, named PLUME, started in January 2007 and aims to place an active nano-meteoroid dust detector into orbit by

British Satellite News - UK BREAKTHROUGH IN FINGER-PRINTING - Bond now plans to work with colleagues at the University of Leicester to continue research into the corrosive effect of fingerprint residue on a wide range of metals and alloys. (jf/mn) Close Window

NewsBlaze - University of Leicester Celebrates Achievement of Distinguished ... - The University of Leicester is celebrating the achievements of fourteen people who have distinguished themselves locally, nationally and internationally, ...

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Loughborough News - UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER AND STUDENTS' UNION ACHIEVE FAIRTRADE STATUS - Staff and students at the University of Leicester are celebrating as the University and Union achieve Fairtrade Status. This follows a year of campaigning ...

Loughborough News - REAL OR FAKE - a question of perception? - That question is the basis for research by Helen Saunderson of the School of Psychology at the University of Leicester. Things are not always what they seem ...

Hindu - Honorary degree for Indian-origin woman mayor in Leicester - Sood arrived in England in 1970 and has been living in Leicester ever since. Upon arriving in the city, Sood attended the University of Leicester, ...

PharmaLive.com - X MARKS THE SPOT: Novel evolutionary tools for studying human ... - LEICESTER, England, June 16, 2008-Research in the Department of Genetics at University of Leicester is well-known for its human population studies with the ...

innovations report - Is India ‘banking’ for a greener future? - Researcher in the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester is investigating the reasons why Indian banks have yet to commit to the Equator ...

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Channel 4 - US professor wins technology prize - professor in the genetics department at the University of Leicester in Britain, for the invention of DNA fingerprinting, and professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, Andrew J. Viterbi, for the invention of the Viterbi algorithm, "the key building element in modern wireless and digital communications systems". Three scientists

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Scoop - Queens Birthday Honours List 2008 - Professor of Medical Microbiology, Cardiff University School of Medicine. For services to Medicine and to Charity. (Chepstow, Gwent) Professor Christopher Charles Dyer. F.B.A., Professor of Local and Regional History and director, Centre for English Local History, University of Leicester. For services to Scholarship. (Leicester, Leicestershire)

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This is Leicestershire - SCIENTISTS SELLING SNACKS TO ET - space station in the Arctic Circle. The University of Leicester has been involved in the project from the beginning. Dr Darren Wright, a lecturer of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy, said: "An important part of this project is that it provides an additional component to the Physics and Astronomy Department's ever

This is Leicestershire - 'INCREDIBLE' SPACE PROJECT FOR STUDENTS - own satellite for a real space mission. The University of Leicester physics and astronomy students are involved in a mission to detect space dust. They have taken delivery of the main body of the satellite donated by Loughborough engineering company Magna Parva. The project will result in the satellite going into orbit in mid 2009. Laura Evans,

This is Leicestershire - BELL COMPANY BOSS KILLED IN ROAD CRASH - a charted engineer and Freeman of the City of Leicester. His career began as a student apprentice with AA Jones-Shipman, a Leicester precision machine tool maker. He took his degree at Nottingham University and became a Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He moved to Rolls-Royce, in Derby, working on the development of the

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Astronomy Now Online - Successful first test of high speed Moon penetrator - UCL, Birkbeck College, Imperial College, Leicester University, Open University and Surrey University, and Astrium, QinetiQ and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, which collectively make up the UK Penetrator Consortium. It was also hinted earlier in the year that NASA may offer some support. Although these latest tests were performed as part of a

This is London - Times two tables: Pupils 'do better at maths facing the teacher in pairs' - led by Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University, is expected to demand intensive lessons for struggling pupils, specialist primary maths teachers and joint parent and child lessons. It will be unveiled next week. But Professor Burghes is calling on the inquiry to copy strategies which have succeeded in countries including China,

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The Herald - Birthday Honours Part One - Professor of Medical Microbiology, Cardiff University School of Medicine. For services to Medicine and to Charity. (Chepstow, Gwent); Professor Christopher Charles Dyer. F.B.A., Professor of Local and Regional History and director, Centre for English Local History, University of Leicester. For services to Scholarship. (Leicester, Leiccestershire);

News Blaze - Is India 'Banking' for a Greener Future? - for a Greener Future? New research at the University of Leicester investigates the extent to which leading Indian banks and companies are thinking 'green' and acting ethically. Research in the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester is investigating the reasons why Indian banks have yet to commit to the Equator Principles; a set of

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ZDNet - Students to design, create and launch satellite - Students at the University of Leicester have started a project working towards launching their very own satellite into Earth’s orbit. ...

BBC News - Student satellite to be launched - Students at Leicester University have started a project to design, build and launch a satellite into space. Twenty undergraduates in the department of ...

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Guardian Unlimited - Space cadets: the six Britons who are hoping to become astronauts with the European Space Agency - new era. Tracey Dickens, 29, outreach officer, Leicester University I remember being in the local library when I was very young and pulling out the Newsround Book of Space. It had a piece on Space Camp, a place in Alabama where you could go on courses to learn about beingg a shuttle pilot, commander or mission specialist. I was 18 before I got to

Universe Today - Doritos In Space - space station in the Arctic Circle. The University of Leicester has also been involved in the project from its inception. EISCAT Director, Professor Tony van Eyken who will oversee the transmission said: "The signal is directed at a solar system just 42 light years away from Earth, in the 'Ursa Major' or Great Bear Constellation. Its star is very

The Hindu - Indian banks not green, says UK research - according to research conducted by a British university. The University of Leicester's Department of Geography is investigating the reasons why Indian banks have yet to commit to the Equator Principles a set of environmental and social guidelines to which 62 banks and financial institutions worldwide have become signatories. As part of the

Financial Express - Indian banks not green, says UK research

Softpedia - UK Takes First Step towards Advertising Products to Aliens - Doritos video clip adverts chips to aliens - Broadcast Project was happily supported by the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy, a high-profile institution in terms of Space Physics, which is ever expanding the outreach of its programme. Dr Darren Wright of the University of Leicester stated that the fact that the advert was developed by the public was another reason

Human Molecular Genetics - Identification of a novel asthma susceptibility gene on chromosome 1qter and its functional evaluation -- White et al. 17 (13): 1890 - UK; Michael Silverman-University of Leicester, Division of Child Health, Leicester, UK; Peter Sly-Center for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; John Sundy-Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; John Tsanakas-Pediatric Respiratory Unit, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessalooniki, Greece; Andrea von

Human Molecular Genetics - Bladder tumour-derived somatic TSC1 missense mutations cause loss of function via distinct mechanisms -- Pymar et al. 17 (13): 2006 - Facility, Leeds) and Professor Ian Eperon (University of Leicester) for advice on RNA splicing. Conflict of Interest statement. None declared. REFERENCES TOP ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION RESULTS DISCUSSION MATERIALS AND METHODS SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL FUNDING REFERENCES Gomez M., Sampson J., Whittemore V. The Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (1999)

News Blaze - Doritos Makes History With World's First Extra Terrestrial Advert - Dr Darren Wright, a New Blood Lecturer of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy said: "The Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group and Department of Physics and Astronomy as a whole at the University of Leicester has a very high international profile in the area of Space Physics. "An important part of this project is that it

Astronomy Magazine - Students prepare for dust up - a dust detector into orbit. Provided by the University of Leicester The student satellite team inspects the mechanical structure of their spacecraft. University of Leicester [View Larger Image] June 12, 2008 Undergraduates at the University of Leicester are on target to design, build and launch a student satellite on a real space mission. They

Buildingtalk - City scheme for a safe walk in the park with WRTL. - software platform. "The park is bordered by Leicester University and the railway station, which is opposite the students' accommodation area" comments Leicester City Council's public lighting group manager, Manjeet Virdee: "There are paved paths across the park, sheltered by trees, as well as a perimeter path. We recently upgraded the lighting

BBC News - Head teacher is Phoenix knight - Christopher Dyer, Director of the Centre for English Local History at University of Leicester and Edmond Fivet, former principal of the Royal Welsh College ...

RedOrbit - Echo Health - How to Cope With Manxiety - PETS Owning a dog can beat depression and boost your sense of wellbeing, according to research from the University of Leicester Medical School. ...

13 June 2008

Discover Magazine - Dear Aliens: Would You Like Some Processed Chips? - But forget that highbrow nonsense: Scientists from the University of Leicester and the European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association are going to show ...

Times Now.tv - Indian banks not green, says UK research - Not quite, according to research conducted by a British university. The University of Leicester's Department of Geography is investigating the reasons why ...

innovations report - Suffering in silence- Asian women and incontinence - Dr Angie Doshani at the University of Leicester has carried out a study into urinary incontinence in South Asian women, which has not only highlighted the ...

innovations report - Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease: How to Reduce the Risk? - Research at the University of Leicester reports the outcome of combining the results from a number of individual randomized trials, which have compared two ...

Paul Sutherland - Alien advert funds space centre - Space scientists at Leicester University helped pick the target "audience" - a star called 47 UMa in the constellation of Ursa Major. It was chosen because it resembles our own Sun and is already known to have two giant gaseous planets. ...

PhysOrg.com - Doritos makes history with world's first extraterrestrial advert - Dr Darren Wright, a New Blood Lecturer of the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy said: "The Radio and Space Plasma Physics Group and Department of Physics and Astronomy as a whole at the University of Leicester has a very high international profile in the area of Space Physics. "An important part of this project is that it

This is Leicestershire - TAKING NOTE ABOUT COLOUR AND SOUND - music or the visual arts, the Sunday events at Leicester University's Richard Attenborough Centre, looking at thephenomenon known as synesthesia, should be a fascinating experience. The date is June 22, and at 11am there's a recital by the world-renowned Coull Quartet. The programme comprises Schubert's Quartetsatz in C minor, Prokofiev's 1st

Trendhunter Magazine - Advertising With Aliens - Doritos Broadcast To The Cosmos - With Aliens - Doritos Broadcast To The Cosmos University of Leicester (UK) and Doritos (Frito Lay brand) have worked together to create and broadcast the first spot for aliens. Whether we think it's useless, certainly is quite fun and makes us wonder who might be the target of all GRP's broadcast? Professor Darren Wright states that "everything

Nature Magazine - Chair : Science jobs at Naturejobs.com - of Chair in Molecular Cell Biology The University of Leicester is one of the UK's leading universities, renowned for the excellence of its research and teaching. It is a vibrant, forward-thinking institution, with a genuine ambition for continuing development on a national and international level. The University is now seeking to appoint a scholar

Guardian Unlimited - British workers lack skills and drive of east Europe's migrants, says study - past decade. The DWP study by Sara Lemos of Leicester University and Jonathan Portes, the Whitehall department's chief economist, is the most comprehensive look at the impact on the UK labour market of migration from Poland and other new EU states since 2004. Baased on data from the Labour Force Survey and the workers' registration scheme, under

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Twin Falls Times-News Online - and graduated with honors in combined arts from Leicester University. Soon after, she joined the entertainment department of Worldwide Television News as a production coordinator. As she advanced to producer, she became an integral part of the team that established WTN as the market leader in entertainment news. WTN was acquired by AP in 1998. In

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Science Daily - Doritos Makes History With World's First Extra Terrestrial ... - The University of Leicester has played a key part in the success of the project. The transmission is being undertaken as part of the Doritos Broadcast ...

The Innovations Report - Successful first test of high speed 'penetrator' - is a grouping of British universities (UCL, University of Surrey, Birkbeck College, Imperial College, Leicester University and Open University) and UK industries (Astrium, QinetiQ and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd). Stuart Miller | Source: alphagalileo Further information: www.surrey.ac.uk next article Top Send this article Print Reports

The Innovations Report - Students prepare for dust up- in space - Polytechnic. This is a major undertaking with Leicester undergraduates responsible for everything from inception to launch on a real space mission which will provide new, innovative science. ¿The University of Leicester's CubeSat project, named PLUME, started in January 2007 and aims to place an active nano-meteoroid dust detector into orbit by

Astronomy Now Online - Amateurs help radio astronomers glimpse astrophysical jet - few hours of an outburst. Image: A. Beardmore, University of Leicester. SS Cygni was just one of a number of potential radio burst suspects highlighted by the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) to amateur observers, but was the only one seen to put on a radio jet display. It was first spotted by variable star observer

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Yahoo! Asia - US professor Langer wins $.2M technology prize - professor in the genetics department at the University of Leicester in Britain, for the invention of DNA fingerprinting, and a professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, Andrew J. Viterbi, for the invention of the Viterbi algorithm, "the key building element in modern wireless and digital communications systems." ADVERTISEMENT

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Yahoo! News - US professor Langer wins $1.2M technology prize - , professor in the genetics department at the University of Leicester in Britain, for the invention of DNA fingerprinting, and a professor emeritus at the University of Southern California , Andrew J. Viterbi, for the invention of the Viterbi algorithm , "the key building element in modern wireless and digital communications systems." Three

International Herald Tribune - American professor wins ,000 Finnish technology prize - professor in the genetics department at the University of Leicester in Britain, for the invention of DNA fingerprinting, and professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, Andrew J. Viterbi, for the invention of the Viterbi algorithm, "the key building element in modern wireless and digital communications systems." Three scientists

Astronomy Magazine - Radio astronomers catch a glimpse of an astrophysical jet - rapid brightening stage. Credit: A. Beardmore, University of Leicester June 10, 2008 A paper by Dr. Elmar Koerding (U. Southampton, UK) and collaborators was published in the journal Science June 6 describing what is believed to be the first astrophysical radio jet detected from an outbursting dwarf nova. The observations were performed with

This is Leicestershire - NEWMAN TAKES OVER - Chemicals for 11 years. Two trainees from Leicester legal firm, Cartwright King have recently qualified. Eve McGlory and Farah Sacranie have recently completed their training contracts. Prior to joining Carttwright King, Farah was a full-time mother. She joined Cartwright King in 2005 after graduating from Leicester University. She was also

Slippery Brick - Doritos, now searching the cosmos for alien consumers - In a joint project, the University of Leicester and Doritos have been working together to create and broadcast the first commercial aimed squarely at aliens ...

11 June 2008

The Associated Press - US professor Langer wins $1.2M technology prize - They included Sir Alec Jeffreys, professor in the genetics department at the University of Leicester in Britain, for the invention of DNA fingerprinting, ...

This is Leicestershire - PROFESSOR GETS ACCOLADE - GETS ACCOLADE 10:30 - 10 June 2008 A university professor has been praised as an "outstanding individual". The accolade came as Professor David Lambert, from the University of Leicester Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Anaesthetists. The citation stated: "Fellowship is for outstanding

SpaceRef - Students Prepare for Dust Up In Space - Polytechnic. This is a major undertaking with Leicester undergraduates responsible for everything from inception to launch on a real space mission which will provide new, innovative science. "The University of Leicester's CubeSat project, named PLUME, started in January 2007 and aims to place an active nano-meteoroid dust detector into orbit by

Medical News Today - The Largest Ever Study Of Diabetes Shows Intensive Glucose Control Reduces Serious Complications - "Advance Results Go Beyond Existing Evidence" - Research Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand - Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Leicester Consultant Physician, University Hospitals Leicester, Leicester Hypertension Clinic United Kingdom - Mark Woodward, Professor of Medicine and Director, Biostatistics Core,

Medical News Today - Tailoring COPD Treatment To Everyday Impact Of Disease Can Help Patients Lead The Lives They Want - and Consultant Respiratory Pharmacist, University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust - Editorial support was provided by AstraZeneca UK COPD patients were recruited by Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) Spotlight Methodology1 - Questionnaires dispatched to community pharmacists on our spotlight panel - Pharmacist handed out questionnaire to all patients

BBC Online - Bringing music to the people - people By Matt Keighley, Guest Contributor Leicester University has never been famous for its live music, but that could be changing. Guest Contributor Matt Keighley delves into the world of the Leicester Universsity Band and Gig Society... It would be fair to say that live music at Leicester University had until recent years taken something of

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Flesh and Stone - UK researchers exploring 'chemoprevention' to stall cancer - Researchers at the University of Leicester who have been studying the possible chemopreventive properties of natural products including resveratrol (from ...

The Sun - fast food friendlies - Thai women who eat a diet rich in sticky rice are less likely to develop breast cancer, according to a study at the University of Leicester. ... See all stories on this topic

News-Medical.net - Cancer prevention: the natural way - Certain dietary-based substances may prevent some cancers from developing and research at the University of Leicester is looking at natural compounds which ...

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24 Hour Museum - BOOST FOR UK MUSEUMS ON THE WEB CONFERENCE IN LEICESTER - Organisers of the one-day conference at the University of Leicester are already predicting a bumper conference with at least 100 attendees already signed up ...

Loughborough News - LEICESTERSHIRE BURIAL MOUNDS REVEAL ANCESTRAL INSIGHTS - Researchers from University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) have recently completed work on the results of three closely related Bronze Age ...

Loughborough News - Undergraduate satellite mission aims to put dust detector into orbit - Undergraduates at the University of Leicester are on target to design, build and launch a student satellite on a real space mission. ...

Awares - New study will calculate number of British adults with autism - LEICESTER, UK: The University of Leicester is leading on a national study to calculate the number of British adults with autism, it has been announced. ...

The State - AP Entertainment appoints 3 to new positions - and graduated with honors in combined arts from Leicester University. Soon after, she joined the entertainment department of Worldwide Television News as a production coordinator. As she advanced to producer, she became an integral part of the team that established WTN as the market leader in entertainment news. WTN was acquired by AP in 1998. In

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This is Leicestershire - SHOWCASE FOR STUDENTS' WORK - 2008 Work by more than 50 students at a city university will be displayed at a festival of post- graduate research. The University of Leicester will host the fourth annual celebration of students' work on Thursday, June 26. The event will showcase the range of research being carried out by postgraduates at the university, in disciplines including

This is Leicestershire - - JUDGES TOP AWARD 10:30 - 09 June 2008 A university lecturer has helped judge prestigious national awards that recognise excellence in the workplace. Dr Saeeda Shah, of the University of Leicester's Department of Education, was on the panel for the 2008 Opportunity Now awards, in London. She helped choose the Ministry of Defence's police agency

Leicester Mercury - MERCURY BACKS NEW COMPUTER SUITE - A computer training suite in the new £32 million University of Leicester library has been sponsored by the Mercury.

Malaysia Sun - Life-changing innovations vie for top global tech honour - invented by Sir Alec Jeffreys of Britain's University of Leicester, which today allows countries, courts, crime-busting agencies and others to resolve issues related to immigration, paternity disputes and even keep a database of millions of criminals worldwide. The fourth invention in the top four list is that of Harvard-based Robert Langer who

The Times of India - Decision making is not 'I, me, myself' - theory,â¿¿ said Professor Andrew Colman, of the University of Leicester School of Psychology, the studyâ¿¿s lead researcher. â¿¿We carried out two experiments designed to test classical game theory against theories of team reasoning developed in the 1990s by British game theorists. According to classical game theory, decision makers invariably

Web India - New fingerprint method works on metals - New fingerprint method works on metals Leicester, England | June 09, 2008 12:01:13 AM IST British scientists say they've created a new technique for identifying fingerprints on metal in a breakthrough that could solve many cold criminal cases. Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire's police

guardian.co.uk - College voices - I did an access course at college followed by a degree in ancient history and archaeology at Leicester University. I'm now a lecturer at Loughborough ...

09 June 2008

Global Pensions - Mortality changes need new understanding - At the Actuarial Profession’s 2008 Pensions Convention, Professor Carol Jagger of the University of Leicester said increasing longevity made it more ...

LabnewsOnline - Texting costs are astronomical - Dr Nigel Bannister – of the University of Leicester – developed calculations that were used for the Channel 4 Dispatches programme The Mobile Phone Rip-Off. ...

08 June 2008

Business Wire India - The Largest Ever Study of Diabetes Shows Intensive Glucose Control Reduces Serious Complications - Research Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand -- Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Leicester Consultant Physician, University Hospitals Leicester, Leicester Hypertension Clinic United Kingdom -- Mark Woodward, Professor of Medicine and Director, Biostatistics Core,

Medical News Today: News - Advertising, Alcohol And Adolescents - diving and the use of dangerous machinery. LEICESTER UNIVERSITY University Road Leicester LE1 7RH http://www.le.ac.uk Please rate this article: (Hover over the stars then click to rate) Patient / Public: or Health Professional: Useful Links Email Print < Top Add to: Digg Del.icio.us Reddit Fark StumbleUpon Yahoo! HealthRanker

Medical News Today - Improving Cancer Diagnosis And Support Services For Asian Patients - Nurse Specialist at the Palliative Care Team, University Hospitals of Leicester. In this month's Science & Public Affairs, she discusses the results from two pilot studies that reveal British Asian patients are more likely to disbelieve their diagnosis than British White patients, and also that the two populations differ in how they would prefer to

New England Journal of Medicine - Intensive Blood Glucose Control and Vascular Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Trials Research Unit and University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Bryan Williams, M.D., Ph.D., University of Leicester School of Medicine and Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom; Severine Bompoint, B.Sc., the George Institute for International Health, Sydney; Bastiaan E. de Galan, M.D., Ph.D., the George

Evening Star - Fingerprint technology may trace killer - brought to justice. Today, Dr John Bond, of the University of Leicester and the Scientific Support Unit of Northamptonshire Police, said conventional police techniques required either physical or chemical interaction with the fingerprint residue. However, his technique relies on permanent physical changes to the metal. The chemical basis of the

07 June 2008

Daily News & Analysis - Smoke and your child suffers - Research by Dr Wailoo and his colleagues from the University of Leicester shows that babies with at least one parent who smokes have five times the amount ...

This is Leicestershire - BURIALS REVEAL ANCESTORS' LIVES - found in Leicestershire. Researchers from University of Leicester Archaeological Services have now published the results of their excavations. One of the barrows included the crouched skeleton of a child of about eight, buried with two pots, a stone bowl and three flint knives. One of the knives had been made from a much earlier object, perhaps

irishhealth - Cider ads effective among teens - study - or spirits. The study was carried out by the University of Leicester. All Articles Discussions Health Clinics Medical Q&As Videos Patient Support Groups To join the discussion, register by clicking here

06 June 2008

Chemistry World - Fingerprints recovered from wiped metal - John Bond, Scientific Support Manager at Northamptonshire Police, and colleagues at the University of Leicester, UK, have developed a way of enhancing the ...

Times Educational Supplement - Golden plaudits for colleges' shining stars - He moved to Leicester University in 1977, where he developed genetic finger-printing and DNA profiling. Sir Alec said: "Looking back, I am enormously ...

In Loughborough - NEW FINGERPRINT BREAKTHROUGH BY FORENSIC SCIENTISTS - Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire Police, have announced a major breakthrough in crime detection which could ...

New Statesman - Uncivilising influence - of the Centre for the Sociology of Sport at Leicester University, sees the recent events as "spontaneous drink-related expressive hooliganism" born of disappointment, rather than a return to the premeditated violence that used to plague football in Britain. Female aggression, he says, is a way of "legitimating their involvement on the night as

Feminine Zone - Body Image - What' behind our perceptions? - and the United Kingdom A new study at the University of Leicester will question whether the constant media message that thin is beautiful really does affect how women think about their bodies. The research, conducted in the Department of Media and Communications at the University is examining the perceptions of body image among women in Nigeria

Moldova.org - New fingerprint method works on metals - criminal cases. Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire's police scientific support unit, developed the method that enables scientists to visualize fingerprints even after the print itself has been removed. The technique can enhance a fingerprint that has been deposited on a spent small caliber metal

This is Leicestershire - WHO DO I CHEER FOR? - fans have something to cheer about. The Leicester Mercury spoke to some to find out which team they think readers should be supporting. Carmelo Consiglio, general manager of San Carlo restaurant, in Granby Street, Leicester, said people should back Italy. The Azzuri are favourite to win the competition after their triumph against France in the

JoongAng Daily - Following Finland - us are education and health care. In 2006, the University of Leicester in England produced the World Map of Happiness. Denmark topped the list, followed by Switzerland, Austria and Iceland. Finland was sixth and Sweden seventh. The common denominator among these happy countries were quality education and a good health-care system. That concept was

China.com - British scientists develop new method to track even removed fingerprints - at the Forensic Research Center at the University of Leicester and the Northamptonshire Police's scientific support unit, enables scientists to "visualize fingerprints" even after the print itself has been removed, the report said. The scientists conducted a study into the way fingerprints can corrode metal surfaces. The technique can enhance

New Kerala - Novel technique to lift fingerprints years after erasure

05 June 2008

Loughborough News - DECADE OF SUCCESS FOR FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME - Forensic psychologists at the University of Leicester will be celebrating ten years of success running distance learning programmes at a conference at the ...

RT Magazine - Computer Models Could Mean Safer Ventilation | News | RT for Decision Makers in Respiratory Care - working days. Working with engineers from the University of Leicester, Hardman and colleagues will produce believable computer models of lungs representing various illnesses and injuries that will allow them to look at different treatments (such as varying the amount of oxygen or the number of breaths per minute. "Eventually, says Hardman, "This

This is Leicestershire - RANGERS RETURN TO FORM TO MAINTAIN TITLE PUSH - Highfield Rangers 99 (25) Charnwood 98 (6); University Staff, Leicester 231-8 (9) Centurion 235-8 (22). Division Onne: Leo 105 (3) Queniborough 106-3 (22); Asian Sports II 172 (15); Beaumanor 133-8 (10); Thurlaston 117 (25) University Staff, Loughborough 112 (7); Shree Sanatan Centre II 66 (2) Blaby Village 67-4 (22); Bombay 229-9 (25) Makers Edge

United Press International - New fingerprint method works on metals - PM Print story Email to a friend Font size: LEICESTER, England, June 4 (UPI) -- British scientists say they've created a new technique for identifying fingerprints on metal in a breakthrough that could solve many cold criminal cases. Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire's police scientific support

The Hunts Post - Family's grief over son's dangerous driver death - Ernulf Community College before studying law at Leicester University. In 2006, he joined Northampton-based solicitor Tollers and was taking the legal practice course. Much of his work at the law firm involved personal injury claims. His parents said he was an extremely popular and very sociable young man with his whole life ahead of him. "He would

Innovations Report - Advertising, Alcohol and Adolescents

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Sify.com - Novel technique to lift fingerprints years after erasure - announced by forensic scientists of Leicester University, can lead to hundreds of cold cases being reopened. Researchers conducted a study into the way fingerprints corrode metal surfaces. The technique can enhance a fingerprint deposited on a small calibre metal cartridge case before it is fired. John Bond, of Leicester University, informed

Web India - Novel technique to lift fingerprints years after erasure

This is Leicestershire - BUSINESS OPINION: 'RATES CUT WILL HALT RECESSION' - who got his first serious taste of economics at Leicester University in the early 1970s, was in the city last week to gauge business views on the state of the economy. It's very likely that many of the business people he met would have urged him to continue voting for a cut in rates and to persuade other members to do so. Many firms are being hit

This is Leicestershire - QUESTION OF BALANCE - the city last week, has a genuine soft spot for Leicester, having got his first serious taste for economics here, studying the subject at Leicester University between 1970 and 1973. "I was here for three years and I got an honorary degree last year," he said. "I remember De Montfort Hall - I saw Pink Floyd there in 1972." Many economists have drawn

Web India - Forensic scientists make major breakthrough in identifying fingerprints on metal - cases being reopened. orensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire Police, revealed the new techniques. The University's Forensic Research Centre has been working with Northamptonshire Police's scientific support unit to develop new ways of taking fingerprints from a crime scene. After conducting a study into

04 June 2008

ZDNet - New fingerprint detection technology - Researchers at the University of Leicester, UK, working with Northamptonshire Police, have found a new technique for identifying fingerprints on metal. ...

Science Daily - Advertising, Alcohol And Adolescents - These are the findings of a team of University of Leicester experts who have been investigating the effect of alcohol advertising on young people, ...

News-Medical.net - The effect of alcohol advertising on young people - Professor Barrie Gunter, Anders Hansen and Dr Maria Touri, of the University of Leicester Department of Media and Communication, have carried out a study of ...

Free press releases - Students at Leicester Univeristy and DMU offered affordable ... - University can be a expensive time for most students, with cost of living going up year on year. But students still want to look there best, they want the ...

Thaindian.com - Novel technique to lift fingerprints years after erasure - The breakthrough, announced by forensic scientists of Leicester University, can lead to hundreds of cold cases being reopened. Researchers conducted a study ...

Security Park.net - New techniques for identifying prints on metal

NewsBlaze - Poor Spellers With Good Phonetic Skills are More Often Right-Handed - Dr Annett, Reader Emeritus at the University of Leicester, added: "The results are surprising in the sense that many people have said that people with ...

News-Medical.Net - Optimising use of ventilators to treat patients while minimising risk of injury - between the universities of Nottingham and Leicester is to use computer modelling of lungs based on information collected from real patients to look at the best way of using ventilators to treat patients while minimising the risk of injury. Dr Jonathan Hardman, of The University of Nottingham's Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, said:

PhysOrg.com - The breathing lifeline that comes at a price

This is Leicestershire - RESEARCH ON EYES SHARED - Gottlob, head of the ophthalmology group in the University of Leicester's cardiovascular sciences department, will speak about the condition nystagmus - often known as "dancing eyes" because of the involuntary movement of the eyes. She said: "Nystagmus has been under-researched for a long time in ophthalmology, and although it is a fascinating

The Innovations Report - Improving cancer diagnosis and support services for Asian patients

Oxford Mail - Crash Update Survivor Responds Well - has a 19-year-old sister Hayley, who is at university in Leicester, and step-siblings Luke, 14, Lauren, 13, who attend Bicester Community College, and Max, 10. Mr Simpson, who runs M & S Electrical in Bicester, said: "Matthew lives with his step-brothers and sister, his step-mum Sam and me in Caversfield. His mum Jane Meakin lives in

This is Oxfordshire - Crash Survivor Responds Well

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RedOrbit - Forensic Scientists Reveal Fingerprint Breakthrough

This is Leicestershire - RESEARCH AIMS TO IMPROVE SECURITY INDUSTRY - SECURITY INDUSTRY 10:30 - 02 June 2008 A Leicester University spin-out business is spearheading work to help make improvements in the security industry. A consortium of firms, headed by spin-out company Perpetuity, is conducting industry-wide research to develop best practice in managing security. The research is being led by Professor Martin

Hindu - New fingerprint breakthrough by forensic scientists - University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police research reveals new techniques for identifying prints on metalForensic scientists at the University of ...

03 June 2008

Nursing Times - Researchers seek to reduce ICU lung damage - In a £432000 research project, teams from Nottingham and Leicester universities will use real-life data to create computer models to observe how variing the ...

Science Daily - Computer Modeling Of Lungs Aim To Improve Ventilator Practices - ... (EPSCR) will see Dr Hardman working with control engineer Dr Declan Bates at The University of Leicester to produce believable computer models of lungs. ...

The Engineer - Modelling the lungs - The £432000 research project will enable Dr Hardman to work with control engineer Dr Declan Bates at Leicester University to produce computer models using ...

guardian.co.uk - Forensics: Fingerprints can be recovered from fired bullet casings - So for example if you are using powder the powder sticks to the tackiness in the sweat," said Dr John Bond of the University of Leicester and the Scientific ...

CRI NEWS - British Scientists Develop New Method to Track Even Removed Fingerprints - at the Forensic Research Center at the University of Leicester and the Northamptonshire Police's scientific support unit, enables scientists to "visualize fingerprints" even after the print itself has been removed, the report said. The scientists conducted a study into the way fingerprints can corrode metal surfaces. The technique can enhance

People's Daily Online - British scientists develop new method to track even removed fingerprints

EurekAlert - New fingerprint breakthrough by forensic scientists - Article ] Contact: Dr. John Bond 01-162-523-335 University of Leicester New fingerprint breakthrough by forensic scientists University of Leicester and Northamptonshire Police research reveals new techniques for identifying prints on metal Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire Police, have announced a

The Innovations Report - New Fingerprint Breakthrough By Forensic Scientists

PhysOrg.com - New Fingerprint Breakthrough by Forensic Scientists

News-Medical.net - Improving cancer diagnosis and support services for Asian patients - A two-year study by researchers at the University of Leicester, with support from research charity Hope Against Cancer, now seeks to build on this work, ...

Science Daily - New Fingerprint Breakthrough By Forensic Scientists - 2, 2008) — Forensic scientists at the University of Leicester, working with Northamptonshire Police, have announced a major breakthrough in crime detection ...

02 June 2008

Xinhua - British scientists develop new method to track even removed ... - The method of taking fingerprints from a crime scene, developed by forensic scientists at the Forensic Research Center at the University of Leicester and ...

Pakistan Daily - Electronic revolution brings positive change in research - Professor Gordon Campbell of Renaissance Studies and International Advisor of Leicester University of United Kingdom (UK) has said that electronic ...

Wireless Week - The Viterbi’s Magic Wand - ... David Payne of the University of Southhampton Optoelectronics Research Center in England, Alec Jeffreys of the University of Leicester in England, ...

01 June 2008

Times of Malta - Debunking myths on multicultural education - ... respectful of multicultural differences. Mr Vassallo is a Masters graduate in educational leadership and management from the University of Leicester, UK.

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