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University of Leicester in the Media - December 2008

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

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


Broadcast News

  • Dr Jan Zalasiewicz took part in an interview on BBC Radio 4's The Material World show. He and author Michael Hanlon discussed mankind's far future, with reference to Dr Zalasiewicz's book 'The Earth After Us'. You can listen to the programme online by clicking here .
  • Gordon Campbell, Professor of Renaissance Studies, discussed the poet John Milton on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on 9 December. You can listen to the interview by clicking here .

Online News

31 December 2008

ScienceCareers.org - Smarter Than the Average Desk - For example, geographers and engineers teamed up to create the Spatial Literacy in Teaching group at the University of Leicester, also in central England, ...

CNNMoney.com - Oceanic Research and Recovery Brings on Additional Management - Yeager has earned a Master's of Science in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester in England and a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology and ...

Maktoob Business - Dubai Quality Group holds one-day seminar about new management concept of 'Vision to Result' - a diploma in training and development from Leicester University, in addition to several international certifications such as, master trainer for Situational Leadership® from The Centre of Leadership Studies, USA; accredited practitioner of The HBDI (Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument) from Herrmann International, Australia; and a certified

30 December 2008

Loughborough News - Ground breaking innovations in healthcare receive prestigious awards - ... Centre for Analytical Science at Loughborough University and Don Jones and Anne Thomas from the University of Leicester and Leicester Royal Infirmary. ...

allAfrica.com - The Sierra Leonean Police Officer Who Patrols 15 Ecowas Countries - in Criminal Justice in Police Management by the University of Leicester in the UK in September 2001. Relevant Links West Africa Legal and Judicial Affairs Sierra Leone He graduated from the University of Sierra Leone (Fourah Bay College with LL.B Hons in December 2001. He graduated from the Sierra Leone Law School with Barrister of Laws in

Journal and Courier Online - Squirtgun's new live CD was recorded in Lafayette - He is now a professor of genetics at the University of Leicester. Giorgini and Lumley further established Sonic Iguana. Now Giorgini is pursuing a Ph.D. in Spanish at Purdue University. The lone new track on "Broadcast" is "Across the Wire," a song written by Flav after Mass turned him on to the writings of Latino Literary hall of famer Luis

29 December 2008

Loughborough News - Two Loughborough University spin out companies win first ever Lord ... - ... Professor Kamlesh Khunti of the University of Leicester for Padd, a quick and painless test to assess Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) in primary care. ...

Media Newswire - Children from deprived backgrounds more likely to need intensive ... - A team led by Dr Roger Parslow and Professor Tricia McKinney from the University of Leeds, and Professor Elizabeth Draper from the University of Leicester ...

Appscout - Texting? You're Paying Through The Nose! - Last May a professor at the University of Leicester calculated it costs four times as much to text as it does to get message from the Hubble Space Telescope ...

CNET.com - Saturn's new aurora image - Images: Mysterious aurora, mighty storms on Saturn - a scientist working with Cassini data at the University of Leicester, England. Photo by NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Caption by Andy Smith More Galleries Photos: Cracking open Alienware's Area 51 ALX Images: What else is in Windows 7 Images: How Google's Chrome browser shines Images: Hubble observes planet orbiting another star Photos: Top

28 December 2008

LeadershipNigeria - The Sierra Leonean Police Officer Who Patrols 15 ECOWAS Countries - He was awarded a post-graduate certificate in Criminal Justice in Police Management by the University of Leicester in the UK in September 2001. ...

24 December 2008

24 Hour Museum - Museum Studies Course At University Of Leicester Is Ranked Top In UK - ADVANCED SEARCH MUSEUM STUDIES COURSE AT UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER IS RANKED TOP IN UK By Culture24 Staff 22/12/2008 Courtesy of University of Leicester Museum Studies Department Research data has revealed that Museum Studies at the University of Leicester has the greatest cluster of world-leading researchers compared with any discipline in

23 December 2008

This is Leicestershire - Dickie is recovering after fall - wildlife presenter Sir David, grew up in Leicester. Their father, Frederick, was the principal of University College Leicester between 1932 and 1951. Lord Attenborough now lives in Richmond upon Thames. This story Email to a friend Print Comment < Previous story Read all stories Next story > Bookmark with (what is social media?)

Journal and Courier Online - Squirtgun's new live CD was recorded in Lafayette - He is now a professor of genetics at the University of Leicester. Giorgini and Lumley further established Sonic Iguana. Now Giorgini is pursuing a Ph.D. in Spanish at Purdue University. The lone new track on "Broadcast" is "Across the Wire," a song written by Flav after Mass turned him on to the writings of Latino Literary hall of famer Luis

The Press Association - Poor prioritised in intensive care - ... admissions to paediatric intensive care in England and Wales, carried out by researchers from the University of Leeds and the University of Leicester. ...

Times Higher Education - RAE 2008 results prompt a flurry of analysis - The BBC had the usual suspects at the top, but picked out the University of Leicester as having the greatest cluster of world-leading researchers of any ...

21 December 2008

Chicago Sun-Times - Dane to be happy - Most recently, an updated study this year of some 80000 people around the world by the University of Leicester in England ranked Denmark as No. ...

Scarborough Evening News - Tribute to one of first teachers at Pindar - Scarborough in 1985 to study geology at the University of Leicester. She now lives near Helmsley. She said: â¿¿My dad really made Scarborough his home. He was a great walker, who loved the scenery around Scarborough. He used to go walking on the moors and in Forge Valley.â¿¿ Mr Bratby, who was divorced, played the trombone and was involved in the

Independent - Leicester University School of Management - History: Built on a greenfield site as part of the University of Leicester in 1989. Has since expanded to become one of Europe's largest providers of ...

20 December 2008

Sunday's Zaman - Education is a package deal - In a University of Leicester study last year, Bhutan ranked eighth out of 178 countries in "Subjective Wellbeing" and was the only one in the top-20 ...

The Lancet - Inequalities in healthy life years in the 25 countries of the European Union in 2005: a cross-national meta-regression analysis - benefits. a Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK b Department of Economics, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK c French Institute for Demographic Studies, INED, Paris, France d Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium e Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam,

Nature Magazine - Genotype-phenotype databases: challenges and solutions for the post-genomic era - Author affiliations Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK. Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 8, FIN-00290, Helsinki, Finland. Correspondence to: Anthony J. Brookes1 Email: ajb97@leicester.ac.uk Top of page Main navigation Journal content Journal

19 December 2008

Venues.org.uk - A Royal Event – Her Majesty the Queen makes an historic lunch ... - Her Majesty the Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were the honoured royal guests at a celebratory lunch held at the University of Leicester’s Beaumont Hall in ...

18 December 2008

Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph - Contracts secure work for 1000 - Marriott also recently won an award for its £26m David Wilson Library for the University of Leicester. The full article contains 358 words and appears in ...

Journal and Courier - Squirtgun's new live CD was recorded in Lafayette - He is now a professor of genetics at the University of Leicester. Giorgini and Lumley further established Sonic Iguana. Now Giorgini is pursuing a Ph.D. in ...

Quote.com - New Member of Group Management at Sika AG - UK, he also holds an MBA degree from Leicester University, UK. -END- Sika AG Zugerstrasse 50 CH-6341 Baar, Switzerland www.sika.com Contact person: Rainer Weihofen, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Tel.: +41 58 436 68 00 Fax: +41 58 436 68 50 weihofen.rainer@ch.sika.com Sika AG Corporate Profile Sika AG, located in Baar,

BBC News - Many UK researchers 'world class' - But the University of Leicester is rated as having the greatest cluster of world-leading researchers of any discipline in any university in the UK. ...

Times Higher Education - Email culture kills interaction between campus colleagues - The initial findings of a sector-wide research project led by the University of Leicester also suggest that the views of vice-chancellors on internal ...

Times Online - 'Mickey Mouse' studies are no longer a laughing stock - Another unlikely hero of the Research Assessment Exercise is Leicester University's museum studies department, the only one in the country devoted to the ...

guardian.co.uk - RAE: Last-minute change left gaping hole in information - One of the reasons why the University of Leicester entered most of its research-active staff into the exercise was that we really value the work of all our ...

Times Online - Former polytechnics give Oxbridge a run for its money in rankings - Only the museum studies department at Leicester University scored higher, with 65 per cent of its research rated as world class. For performance across all ... See all stories on this topic

Independent - LSE beats Oxford and Cambridge to become best research centre - However, the university department which won top marks for the quality of its research was that of museum studies in the University of Leicester – where ...

17 December 2008

24dash - Roman townhouse find leads to 'fundamental' re-design of £30 ... - During a mandatory archaeological survey of the site, University of Leicester archaeologists unearthed the remains of a Roman townhouse more than 2000 years ...

16 December 2008

Vanguard - New management changes in Vanguard - Mr. Anaba, has a Masters Degree in Communication from Leicester University, UK. A widely travelled journalist, Mr. Anaba, was Senior Deputy News Editor ...

13 December 2008

Gulf Times - Students show dramatic improvement in science, maths

MSN UK - Fingerprint technique helps police - Police and honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, created the technique and was asked to help US police with the case. His new method of fingerprint 'visualising' detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. On Monday, Northamptonshire Police said he had found

This is Leicestershire - Could this man be top of the Christmas pops? - a member of the administrative staff at the University of Leicester's School of Education, is hoping Let's Not Fight will revive the old-fashioned Christmas classic. The 32-year-old said: "We were thinking of Slade, Mud and Wizzard. We had to think of what elements made up a good Christmas song. "You definitely need the big chorus - something

Wall Street Journal - Do You Hear What I Hear? - In a 1999 study, the experimental psychologist Adrian North and his colleagues from the University of Leicester played either German or French classical ...

12 December 2008

OUPblog - Did Milton Know Shakespeare? - Campbell is a Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester. Corns is a Professor of English at Bangor University. ...

MedlinePlus Health - Dementia risk not high in mild cognitive impairment

GLOCOM - Information, Communication & Society - (p846-860) Martin Parker (School of Management, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK) ABSTRACT: In this article the mundanity of contemporary cyberspace will be contrasted with the technological sublime of the space programme, now almost 40 years ago. Using some short stories from J. G. Ballard, I explore the idea that contemporary forms of

Medical Imaging - Long-term view: mild cognitive impairment usually does not lead to dementia - Lead investigator Dr. Alex J. Mitchell from the University of Leicester told Reuters Health, "MCI is an important condition in both primary and secondary care. Although MCI is a high-risk condition, some people remain stable and some actually improve." Dr. Mitchell, along with Dr. M. Shiri-Feshki of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in

11 December 2008

PublicTechnology.net - Leicester University uses online games to boost student results - Staff at the University of Leicester are exploring the value of immersive online games known as Alternative Reality Games to expand the horizons of teaching ...

Huntington College Television - Huntington University's Dr. Tim Smith elected to Fellowship of Royal Historial Society - Arts degree in economic and social history from Leicester University, his Master of Arts degree in Asian history from London University, and his Ph.D. in history from the University of East Anglia. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic

Reuters Health - Dementia risk not high in mild cognitive impairment - Lead investigator Dr. Alex J. Mitchell from the University of Leicester told Reuters Health that mild cognitive impairment is a condition often seen in both primary and secondary care. "Although mild cognitive impairment is a high-risk condition, some people remain stable and some actually improve." Mitchell, along with Dr. M. Shiri-Feshki of

National Post - Caffeine may cause lower birth weights - wrote Justin Konje and his colleagues at the University of Leicester in the U. K. Close Presented by Get the National Post newspaper delivered to your home Reader Discussion More From National Post Caffeinated moms National Post - Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008 Making Starbucks recession proof National Post - Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 Success can't

Rivals.net (UK) - football: on the edge of passion - The debate was chaired by an academic from Leicester University, and self-confessed Liverpoolphile, John Williams. Williams began the debate with a series of questions aimed at his fellow experts. First he invited the director to speak about his work. The motivation for his decision to try and understand the experiences of other football fans

Guardian Unlimited - English pupils get better at maths and science - but enjoy them less - examples. Sir Peter Williams, chancellor of Leicester University, who led a government commissioned review of early maths teaching published in June, said he was not surprised by the Asian nations' success. "I have been at homes of Korean friends when their children have come back in from crammers at 10pm to go straight to bed. It's not a system

Independent (UK) - Dramatic improvement in science and maths - in science. Sir Peter Williams, Chancellor of Leicester University and author of a government review of maths teaching, said: "I have been at homes of Korean friends when their children have come back from crammers at 10pm at night to go straight to bed. It's not a system I would wish to see us copy." Christine Blower, the acting general

10 December 2008

Reuters India - Dementia risk not high in mild cognitive impairment - Lead investigator Dr. Alex J. Mitchell from the University of Leicester told Reuters Health that mild cognitive impairment is a condition often seen in both ...

Times Online - English children 'best at maths in Europe' - But Sir Peter Williams, the Chancellor of the University of Leicester and author of a recent review of maths teaching, said: “I am not surprised by the four ...

Jerusalem Post - Fundamentally Freund: The genetic 'pintele Yid' in Iberia - The study, led by Mark Jobling of the University of Leicester in England and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, analyzed the Y ...

Nature Magazine - UK DNA database needs overhaul - Jeffreys, the inventor of DNA fingerprinting. University of Leicester The European Court of Human Rights ruled recently that it is a violation of human rights to keep innocent people's DNA in a national DNA database. As a consequence, the UK government has been urged to remove up to 1 million individuals from their database. Nature News talked to

USA Today - Giving kids medicines can be difficult - The goal of the project spearheaded by the University<<< of Nottingham and the University of Leicester is to find ways for healthcare professionals to work with children and their parents to overcome this problem. A news release from the universities cites several factors that influence how and when kids take their meds, including peer pressure and

Professional Security Magazine - Student award - October 2009. The award has the support of the University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Bucks New University and the University of Portsmouth. Source: http://www.security-institute.org back Terms & Conditions | Sitemap (C) Professional Security Magazine 2006

MSN UK - Fingerprint technique helps police - Police and honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, created the technique and was asked to help US police with the case. His new method of fingerprint 'visualising' detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. On Monday, Northamptonshire Police said he had found

allAfrica.com - Botswana: The Left Hand in a Right-Handed World

09 December 2008

The Handbook of World Stock, Derivative & Commodity Exchanges - Developments at the Japanese exchanges - Alex Frino, Andrew Lepone and Jeff Wong, University of Sydney and Mike Aitken, University of NSW Using technical analysis to test the efficiency of the Shanghai Stock Market Andrea Coppola and Juan Zhang, University of Rome INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND FINANCIAL TRADING Oh dear! I'm queued! It's latency! Tee Williams Marketing/Business

Astronomy Now Online - 081208 UK Moon mission gets green light - Sciences, Imperial College London, the Open University, Leicester University, Surrey University and QinetiQ Ltd. The consortium is coordinated by Professor Alan Smith at MSSL. 2009 Yearbook This 132-page special edition features the ultimate observing guide for 2009, a review of all the biggest news stories of 2008, in depth articles covering all

Independent (UK) - Fingerprint change targets Most Wanted murder - Police and honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, created the technique and was asked to help US police with the case. His new method of fingerprint 'visualising' detects where sweat has corroded metal on bullets, even where a print has been wiped off. Today, Northamptonshire Police said he had found

PhysOrg.com - Researchers Find Fingerprints in Murder Case - scientist at Northamptonshire Police and the University of Leicester has helped detectives move a step closer to solving a murder case. Dr John Bond, Scientific Support Manager at Northamptonshire Police and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, is tackling a murder case on America¿s Most Wanted list.

National Hispanic Corporate Council - USRA Sponsors Poster Awards at Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium - Burst studies" -- Dr. Kim Page of Leicester University for her poster entitled "The rising X-ray afterglow of GRB 080307" -- Dr. Eleonora Troja of INAF Palermo for her poster entitled "Colliding Compact Objects" Dr. Don Kniffen, former Director of USRA's Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and

Breitbart - USRA Sponsors Poster Awards at Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium

Mmegi Online - The left hand in a right-handed world - developed by psychologist Marian Annett at the University of Leicester, suggests that a single gene increases the likelihood of being right-handed. "The essence of my right shift theory is that there is a gene that helps to develop speech in the left hemisphere of the brain and increases the possibility of right-handedness," Annett told Live

08 December 2008

BBC News - Scientist hailed in murder case - Chris King, a detective from Kingsland Police Department, Georgia, also recently visited the force to see whether Dr Bond, a Leicester University research ...

Ascension Island Islander GARRON YON GAINS MASTERS DEGREE IN MASS COMMUNICATIONS - Masters Degree in Mass Communications with the University of Leicester. Garron studied for this by Distance Learning and his course commenced in October 2006 sponsored by SHG. The aim was to provide him with the knowledge and research expertise to address a wide range of questions in media and communications such as the changing social uses of media; media production, or

Stabroek News - Agnes Jones, AA, October 1, 1921 − November 30, 2008 - Later, she returned to the UK to study at the University of Leicester at which she was awarded the Master of Education degree. She also secured a fellowship from the USA Department of Health, Education and Welfare, spending one term at the Oregon State University and visiting various universities and curriculum research centres in Wisconsin,

Medical News Today - Past Religious Diversity And Intolerance Have Profound Impact On Genetics Of Iberian People

07 December 2008

Guardian Unlimited - New genetics study reveals Spain's forced conversions in 15th and 16th centuries - out by a team led by Professor Mark Jobling of Leicester University and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. They found that 20 per cent of men in Spain and Portugal today still have distinctive Sephardic Jewish ancestry while 11 per cent have DNA that reflects Moorish ancestors. 'The Jewish link was particularly

The Innovations Report - Degree module boosted through on line games technique

This is Leicestershire - Send in your snaps of the Queen's visit - your camera ready when the Queen came to visit Leicester this week? The Leicester Mercury is urging readers to send us your snaps of the royal visit to appear on our website. Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, toured the £61 million Curve theatre, Leicester University's new library and Leicester Grammar School. If you

Web India - Spain's Jewish, Moorish roots highlighted - said. The study, led by Mark A. Jobling of the University of Leicester in Britain and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, was published online in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Despite alternative possible sources for lineages [to which] we ascribe a Sephardic Jewish origin, these proportions attest to a high

United Press International - Spain's Jewish, Moorish roots highlighted

Web India - Spain's Jewish, Moorish roots highlighted

Times of the Internet - Spain's Jewish, Moorish roots highlighted

ScienceDaily - Past Religious Diversity And Intolerance Have Profound Impact On Genetics Of Iberian People

WEMU 89.1 - Sephardic Jews leave genetic legacy in Spain - evolutionary biology faculty at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, said on Friday. Along with researchers from Britain's University of Leicester and Welllcome Trust, the scientists analyzed DNA samples from 1,140 men in Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands and compared them to Moroccans, Algerians, and Sephardic Jews in Istanbul and Israel.

KSUT - Sephardic Jews leave genetic legacy in Spain

The Post Chronicle - Sephardic Jews Leave Genetic Legacy In Spain

KERA - Sephardic Jews leave genetic legacy in Spain

WSKG Public Broadcasting - Sephardic Jews leave genetic legacy in Spain

guardian.co.uk - Genes reveal Spain's forced conversions - The research was carried out by a team led by Professor Mark Jobling of Leicester University and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in ...

06 December 2008

Web India - Spain's Jewish, Moorish roots highlighted - said. The study, led by Mark A. Jobling of the University of Leicester in Britain and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, was published online in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Despite alternative possible sources for lineages [to which] we ascribe a Sephardic Jewish origin, these proportions attest to a high

Moldova.org - Spain's Jewish, Moorish roots highlighted - said. The study, led by Mark A. Jobling of the University of Leicester in Britain and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, was published online in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Despite alternative possible sources for lineages [to which] we ascribe a Sephardic Jewish origin, these proportions attest to a high

News Blaze - In Search of The True Christmas Hit - a friend In Search of The True Christmas Hit University of Leicester employee and ex-Squeeze songwriter help spread Christmas spirit with charity single to be available from December 8. A member of the administrative staff at the University of Leicester has co-written a Christmas single. 'Let's Not Fight This Christmas' has been co-written by

Reuters - Genes of Sephardic Jews still strong in Spain

MSNBC.com - Genes of Sephardic Jews still strong in Spain

Ha'aretz Daily - Study finds genes of Sephardic Jews still strong in Spain

Reuters Africa - Genes of Sephardic Jews still strong in Spain

Yahoo! News - Genes of Sephardic Jews still strong in Spain - evolutionary biology faculty at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, said on Friday. Along with researchers from Leicester University in England and the Wellcome Trust , the study analyzed DNA samples from 1,140 men in Spain, Portugal and the Balearic Islands and compared them to established data on Moroccans, Algerians, and Sephardic Jews in

News Blaze - Degree Module Boosted Through Online Games Technique - Module Boosted Through Online Games Technique University of Leicester engages in innovative immersive gaming methods to boost student engagement in academic course Staff at the University of the Leicester are exploring the value of immersive online games known as Alternative Reality Games to expand the horizons of teaching and learning. Findings

india4u.com - Security budget for London Olympics set to break record - Oswald said ahead of a lecture at De Montfort University in Leicester. "Athens spent Euro 900 million (780 million pounds), and brought in support from different countries as well. In the lead-up to 2004, there was an attack in Istanbul, as well as the bombings in Madrid. Nobody knows how much it will cost London in the end, because it all depends

Express India - Security budget for London Olympics set to break record

The Innovations Report - A spoonful of sugar?

New Scientist - Spanish Inquisition left genetic legacy in Iberia - or die," says Mark Jobling, a geneticist at the University of Leicester, UK. Some of those that became Christian would have ended up contributing genes to the Iberian pool. Historians know that some Sephardic Jews - Conversos or Cristãos Novos - integrated into Spanish and Portuguese society, while previous genetic studies have uncovered North

This is Leicestershire - City gets royal seal of approval - Queen has given the royal seal of approval to Leicester's bright new future. In her first visit to the city in six years, Her Royal Highness was yesterday shown around key sites including the £61 million showpiece Curve theatre, the University of Leicester's £32 million library and Leicester Grammar School's state-of-the-art campus in Great

Harborough Mail Online - VIDEO: The Queen visits Harborough district - Theatre and the David Wilson library at the University of Leicester. Chairman of Harborough District Council, Brian Smith, was there to welcome the pair along with others including Sue Smith, chief executive of HDC, MP Edward Garnier and the Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Lady Gretton. After officially opening the school the Queen and the Duke

The Lancet - Controlling hypertension and hypotension immediately post-stroke (CHHIPS): a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot trial - of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK b Leicester General Hospital, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK c University of Leicester, Leicester, UK d University of Newcastle, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK e Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK f University of Leicester, Leicester, UK Correspondence to: John Potter, School

International Herald Tribune - Gene study shows Spain's Jewish and Muslim ancestry - by biologists led by Mark Jobling of the University of Leicester in England and Dr. Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. They developed a Y chromosome signature for Sephardic men by studying Sephardic Jewish communities in places where Jews migrated after being expelled from Spain in 1492 to 1496. They also characterized

EurekAlert - Past religious diversity and intolerance have profound impact on genetics of Iberian people - The researchers include Susan M. Adams, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; Elena Bosch, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; Patricia L. Balaresque, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; Stéphane J. Ballereau, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; Andrew C. Lee, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; Eduardo Arroyo, Universidad

05 December 2008

NewsBlaze - In Search of The True Christmas Hit - University of Leicester employee and ex-Squeeze songwriter help spread Christmas spirit with charity single to be available from December 8. ...

Monsters and Critics.com - Queen Elizabeth opens theatre - It's a feather in the cap for Leicester, and for all the people involved it's just so exciting." The queen also visited the University of Leicester's new ...

New York Times - Gene Test Shows Spain’s Jewish and Muslim Mix - The study, based on an analysis of Y chromosomes, was conducted by biologists led by Mark A. Jobling of the University of Leicester in England and Francesc ...

International Herald Tribune - `DNA study shows Spain's Jewish and Muslim ancestry - a team of biologists led by Mark Jobling of the University of Leicester in England and Francesc Calafell of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. The biologists developed a Y chromosome signature for Sephardic men by studying Sephardic Jewish communities in places where Jews migrated after being expelled from Spain in the years from 1492 to

Ha'aretz Daily - 'I was among the lucky ones' - foundd employment for Jewish academics at the University of Leicester. Prince Charles mingled freely among the kinder, listening to their stories. In his address, he said: "You came here feeling bewildered and lost, yet with your courage and fortitude you contributed so much to Britain." The Kindertransport episode is commemorated by a plaque in

PhysOrg.com - A spoonful of sugar? - illnesses is to be tackled as part of a new university research project. The 21-month study involving health specialists at The University of Nottingham and The University of Leicester will draw on the experiences of school children with asthma, diabetes, congenital heart disease and epilepsy to learn about the barriers that prevent them from

Medical News Today - The Barriers That Prevent Children From Taking Prescribed Medicines

The Lancet - Inequalities in healthy life years in the 25 countries of the European Union in 2005: a cross-national meta-regression analysis - free trial a Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK b Department of Economics, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK c French Institute for Demographic Studies, INED, Paris, France d Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium e Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam,

University of Toronto - Case was advocate of equity and diversity - raised in England. He received his BA from the University of Hull in 1965 and his MA from Leicester University in 1968, the same year he came to the University of Toronto as a lecturer in French at New College. In 1970 Case received an external doctorate from Université de Lille and was promoted to assistant professor, progressing through the

ScienceDaily - Spoonful Of Sugar? Barriers That Prevent Children From Taking Medicines - study involving health specialists at The University of Nottingham and The University of Leicester will draw on the experiences of school children with asthma, diabetes, congenital heart disease and epilepsy to learn about the barriers that prevent them from taking medicines prescribed for them. Funded with 328,247 from the National Institute for

Times Online - Court Circular: Dec 5 - Her Majesty and His Royal Highness drove to the University of Leicester and were received by the Chancellor (Sir Peter Williams) and Professor Robert ...

Gulf Times - QUEEN IN PINK - QUEEN IN PINK: Queen Elizabeth II, wearing a pink top coat over a pink dress with a hat to match steps out of her car as she arrives at Leicester University ...

04 December 2008

BBC News - Royal opening for city's theatre - She also visited the University of Leicester's newly completed £32m David Wilson Library and the Leicester Grammar School. ...

EurekAlert - Past religious diversity and intolerance have profound impact on ... - Mark A. Jobling from the Department of Genetics at the University of Leicester. Prof. Jobling and colleagues performed a sophisticated genetic analysis of ...

New York Times - Sephardic Ancestry Common Among Spaniards, Study Says - The genetic study, based on an analysis of Y chromosomes, was conducted by a team of biologists led by Mark A. Jobling of the University of Leicester in ...

The Drum - Final call for Leicestershire design businesses to join global ... - It is also backed by the University of Leicester, Loughborough University and De Montfort University. Paul Atkinson, of Atkinson Design Associates in ...

Science News - Spanish Inquisition couldn’t quash Moorish, Jewish genes - Calafell and Mark Jobling at the University of Leicester in England led the study. The genetic makeup of Sephardic Jews is probably common to other Middle ...

Lutterworth Today - VIDEO: The Queen visits Harborough district - ... the royal whirlwind tour to some of the county's new buildings including the Curve Theatre and the David Wilson library at the University of Leicester. ...

The Press Association - Royals open university library - The royal couple will unveil a plaque to mark the opening of the University of Leicester's David Wilson Library, a £32 million development which has already ...

The News International - A proud day for Fatimians - Dr. Saeeda Shah, associate professor at the School of Education, University of Leicester, UK, while addressing on the occasion, said that universities could ...

03 December 2008

Genetic Engineering News - A spoonful of sugar? - The 21-month study involving health specialists at The University of Nottingham and The University of Leicester will draw on the experiences of school ...

Media Newswire - Guardian supplement explores 'profound transformation' of ... - ... University College Plymouth St Mark and St John's decision three years ago to offer a free laptop to all undergraduates, the University of Leicester's ...

02 December 2008

Quote.com - Horizonte Minerals - High grade gold and silver results - Mines, an MSc in mineral exploration from the University of Leicester and is a member in good standing with the Society of Economic Geologists and the Institute of Mining Analysts. * * ENDS * * For further information visit www.horizonteminerals.com or contact: Jeremy Martin Horizonte Minerals plc Tel: 020 7495 5446 David Hall Horizonte Minerals

New York Times - 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 Comments (4) E-mail This Print Share Linkedin Digg Facebook Mixx Permalink August 1, 2007, 9:04 pm NASA Plans a Near-Miss By Kenneth Chang Enceladus (Credit: NASA) Enceladus is the

NewsBlaze - Royal Opening Represents Crowning Glory for University of ... - "We believe that the new library will make a real difference to the learning and research environment here at Leicester - not only for the University but to ...

01 December 2008

HealthNews - Should Women Say NO to Caffeine During Pregnancy? - Justin Konje and his colleagues from the University of Leicester in Britain wrote, “Caffeine consumption during pregnancy was associated with an increased ...

guardian.co.uk - Is there a Second Life for teaching? - Very, argues Gilly Salmon, head of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester, and a Second Life evangelist. ...

guardian.co.uk - The shock of the new - John Fothergill, head of engineering at the University of Leicester, used to supplement his teaching with what he called e-lectures. ...

Science Foundation Ireland - University of Queensland honours Director-General of Science ... - He obtained a Bachelor of Science from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 1970, a PhD from the University of Leicester, England in 1973, ...

Daily Kent Stater - Make sure nothing is left abroad, especially hard-earned credits - Lisa Davis, senior English major who studied at the University of Leicester, said in England, students were not in class as often as they would be at Kent ...

MedIndia - Study Unveils Nitric Oxide's Ability To Alter Brain Function - Research Council (MRC) Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester say that their new finding has implications for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's Disease. Professor Ian Forsythe, who led the study at the university, said that the new findings might also help advance scientists' understanding of brain function more

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