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University of Leicester in the Media - March 2009

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

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Broadcast News

  • Peter Maguire, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, was interviewed by Brady Haran from BBC Midlands Today regarding collaborative work in Ethiopia on Thursday 5 March.
  • Dr Bernardo Batiz-Lazo is to be interview on the programme 'Saldo a Favor' on Mexican radio station Instituto Mexicano de la Radio, on the subject of the banking crisis.
  • Dr Gawen Jenkin (Geology) was interviewed on Radio Five Live’s Breaking Science programme broadcast 2 March (Episode 21) about work done with research student Mark Button on using toenail arsenic concentrations to assess environmental exposure. You can hear the interview online by clicking here or visiting Dr Jenkin's website .
  • Prof Paul Monks recorded an interview for Radio Leicester and Dr Roland Leigh gave and interview for Leicester on 12 March. Both talked about the CityScan project that they are involved in.
  • Dr Eleanor Graham, Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine, was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Breakfast on the DNA testing techniques used by forensic teams to prove the innocence of previously convicted individuals.
  • Professor Panicos Demetriades of the Department of Economics was interviewed on 31 March by Xinhua TV in relation to the G20 meeting and the proposed IMF/World Bank reforms. The interview lasted about 20 minutes will be transmitted all over China, via local stations.

31 March 2009

MarketWatch - Slow-growing TB bacteria is discovered - However recent research by Simon Waddell and colleagues from St George's University of London and the University of Leicester revealed the tuberculosis ...

Irish Medical Times - Dementia risk not as strong as feared - Mild cognitive impairment, or memory problems, may not be linked to dementia as closely as previously thought, new research from the University of Leicester ...

The Lancet - 10 years of NICE: still growing and still controversial - Clinical Excellence, London, UK b St Georges, University of London, London, UK c University College Hospital, London, UK d University of Leicester, Leicester, UK Correspondence to: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London, WC1V 6NR, UK Article Options Summary Full Text PDF (308 KB) Printer Friendly Version Request

MedIndia - Slow-Growing TB Bacteria May Help In New Drug Development - Simon Waddell and colleagues from St George's University of London and the University of Leicester, using gene chips to look at how TB bacteria behave in different environments, revealed that the tuberculosis bacteria in the sputum (phlegm coughed from the lungs) of TB patients resemble bacteria that are growing very slowly or hardly at all. This

EurekAlert - New breakthrough in global warming plant production - more information see: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk University of Leicester - Times Higher Education University of the Year 2008/09 ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER - A member of the 1994 Group of universities that share a commitment to research excellence, high quality teaching and an outstanding student experience. Named University of the Year by

NewKerala - Discovery of slow-growing TB bacteria may pave way for new drugs - Waddell and his colleagues, from St George's University of London and the University of Leicester, point out that scientists have always thought that M. tuberculosis bacteria in the lungs of TB patients are rapidly multiplying. However, the researchers add, when they used gene chips to look at how TB bacteria behave in different environments, they

PhysOrg.com - Slow-growing TB bacteria point the way to new drug development

Infection Control Today - Slow-Growing TB Bacteria Point the Way to New Drug Development

30 March 2009

PsychCentral.com - Jury Duty Can Take a Toll - The study, led by University of Leicester clinical psychologist Dr. Noelle Robertson, has been published in The Howard Journal. ...

PhysOrg.com - New Breakthrough in Global Warming Plant Production - Dr Kerry Franklin, from the University of Leicester Department of Biology led the study which has identified a single gene responsible for controlling plant ...

Venues.org.uk - National Award Success for Leicester Conferences - Leicester Conferences at the University of Leicester recently celebrated their winning success at the Meetings and Incentive Travel National Industry Awards ...

ScienceDaily - Slow-growing TB Bacteria Point The Way To New Drug Development - Simon Waddell and colleagues from St George's University of London and the University of Leicester, using gene chips to look at how TB bacteria behave in different environments, revealed that the tuberculosis bacteria in the sputum (phlegm coughed from the lungs) of TB patients resemble bacteria that are growing very slowly or hardly at all. This

Natural News - Depleted Uranium Contaminates the Body for Twenty Years - to research conducted by a scientist from the University of Leicester, England and presented at the 119th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver. Professor Randall R. Parrish and colleagues developed a new method for detecting DU residue in urine. They then tested this method on people known or suspected to have been exposed

NDTV India - People with memory problems less at risk of dementia: Study - Researchers, led by Dr Alex Mitchell at the University of Leicester, have based their findings on an analysis of data from 41 different studies over five years, the latest issue of the 'Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica' journal reported. Dr Mitchell said: "This new research suggests that people with mild cognitive impairment appear to have a lower

Halesowen News - On the record - information visit www.gigsandtours.com. :: Leicester based band Jersey Budd will support Kasabian, Seth Jackman, Eskimo Joe and Little Feat over the next few months before going on a tour of their own, beginning May 11 at Leicester University and ending at Brighton's Freebutt on May 22. Visit www.jerseybudd.com for more information. Print

EurekAlert - Slow-growing TB bacteria point the way to new drug development - However recent research by Dr Simon Waddell and colleagues from St George's University of London and the University of Leicester, using gene chips to look ...

29 March 2009

Ceramic Industry - University of Leicester Applies Computer Modeling to Sintering (posted 3/27/09) - Search in:Â EditorialProductsCompanies University of Leicester Applies Computer Modeling to Sintering (posted 3/27/09) March 27, 2009 ARTICLE TOOLS Email Print Reprints Share Led by Professor Jingzhe Pan of the University of Leicester's Department of Engineering, researchers have invented a new technique for use in the sintering of ceramics

28 March 2009

Press Trust of India - People with memory problems less at risk of dementia: Study - Researchers, led by Dr Alex Mitchell at the University of Leicester, have based their findings on an analysis of data from 41 different studies over five ...

ScienceDaily - New Research Highlights Dramatically Reduced Risk Of Developing Dementia

The Wall Street Journal - B-Schools Rethink Curricula Amid Crisis - a culture and organization professor at the University of Leicester School of Management in central England, "teach a narrow, utilitarian, profit-motivated curriculum, and, as a result, it's not surprising that we seem to have encouraged a generation of managers to behave in such short-term, selfish ways." Ken Starkey, a management professor at

27 March 2009

Loughborough News - Investing for Success - It principally involved the 21 members of the Colleges–University of Leicester Network (CULN) and the employers they work with. ...

Globe and Mail - Jurors risk post-trial trauma, study finds - Jurors are primed for trauma and need more social and psychological support, says a new report from psychologists at the University of Leicester. ...

The Innovations Report - New research highlights dramatically reduced risk of developing dementia - than previously thought, a new study led by the University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust reveals. ...more about: > dementia > GPS > Healthcare > MCI > memory problems > mild cognitive impairment The five year research published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica analysed data from 41 studies and dovetails with a

PlanningResource - Leicester City Council grants planning approval for development - The application incorporates a four-star hotel, facilities for the University Hospitals of Leicester and the University of Leicester on the site of the ...

Wall Street Journal - B-Schools Rethink Curricula Amid Crisis - The schools, said Martin Parker, a culture and organization professor at the University of Leicester School of Management in central England, ...

26 March 2009

Police Professional - Recommendations made to tackle risk of jury trauma - The study conducted by psychologists at the University of Leicester is the first of its kind, highlighting how women jurors are more vulnerable than their ...

Irish Health - Reduced risk of developing dementia - ... making deterioration almost inevitable within five to 10 years,” explained lead researcher, Dr Alex Mitchell of the University of Leicester. ...

Leicester Mercury - Olympics £1m short of target - "This event will be very good for the people of Leicester." All of the competing athletes will be based at the University of Leicester's new halls of ...

Leicester Mercury - New chapter in college success story - The main section of a £10 million extension of the popular Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College, next to the University of Leicester, officially opened ...

MedIndia - People With Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) At Lower Risk Of Progressing To Dementia - March 25, 2009 at 5:13:19 PM Font Size University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has led a study and revealed that people with memory problems are less at risk of developing dementia than previously thought. The five-year study analyzed data from 41 studies and dovetails with a Government focus to establish memory

Yorkshire Post - How dark side of the Sixties gave author inspiration - was for knowledge and diiversion." Later, at university in Leeds when the swinging Sixties were underway, she found herself rather out of her depth and lonely. She says it wasn't until she did a teaching post-graduate course at Leicester university that she really learned to think. Working with primary school children she discovered the sheer

InvestEgate - BBK (B.S.C.) - Annual Report and Accounts - Banking BSc, Business Administration, University of Bahrain (1985). 23 years banking experience. Joined BBK in 1989. Abdulrahman Saif (PhD) Assistant General Manager, Treasury and Investment PhD, Economics, University of Leicester, UK (1992). 26 years banking experience. Joined BBK in 2008. Jamal Al Sabbagh Acting Assistant General Manager,

25 March 2009

Independent - Bursaries failing to attract poor students - They were given lessons in geography at Leicester University's botanical gardens. Zakir reckoned he already knows a bit about universities. ...

Science Now - An Intramolecular Switch Regulates Phosphoindependent FHA Domain ... - 4 Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 9HN, UK. 5 Department of Biochemistry, University of Leicester, ... See all stories on this topic

Nature.com - A mixed bag for UK universities - And at the University of Leicester, which will receive about £22.1 million, up 17%, Ian Postlethwaite, pro-vice-chancellor for research, says he expects to ...

Independent - More women suffering from stress problems - the National Centre for Social Research and the University of Leicester, and published last January, found 21.5 per cent of women aged 16 to 64 suffered from a common mental disorder such as depression and anxiety during 2007, compared with 19.1 per cent inn 1993, a 12.5 per cent increase. The problem was most serious among those aged 45 to 64,

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24 March 2009

Health4Media - New Research Highlights Dramatically Reduced Risk Of Developing Dementia - People with memory problems are less at risk of developing dementia than previously thought, a new study led by the University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust reveals.

VIP Breakdown - Jury Duty Can Result in Stress Related Disorders - Psychologists at the University of Leicester in the UK claim that doing so can result in trauma for those who serve. They pinpointed witnessing harrowing ...

Barchester Healthcare - People with memory problems 'less likely to develop dementia than ... - In a study by the University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, it was understood that those in high-risk groups developed dementia in ...

Media Newswire - Biologists at the University of Leicester publish results of a new ... - Professor David Twell and colleagues in the Department of Biology at the University of Leicester reported the discovery of a gene that has a critical role ...

EurekAlert - New research highlights dramatically reduced risk of developing dementia - than previously thought, a new study led by the University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust reveals. The five year research published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica analysed data from 41 studies and dovetails with a Government focus to establish memory clinics in every town in the UK. The research led by Dr Alex Mitchell

Medical News Today - Dementia Risk Is Widely Overestimated By GPs, According To New Research, University Of Leicester

Ellesmere Port Pioneer - On the record - more information visit www.gigsandtours.com. Leicester based band Jersey Budd will support Kasabian, Seth Jackman, Eskimo Joe and Little Feat over the next few months before going on a tour of their own, beginning May 11 at Leicester University and ending at Brighton's Freebutt on May 22. Visit www.jerseybudd.com for more information. Share this

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23 March 2009

7thSpace Interactive - Researcher highlights how Obama has inspired mixed-race workers to ... - The study has been carried out at the University of Leicester Centre for Labour Market Studies. Rana says: "The number of biethnic or biracial people, ...

Loughborough News - Professor Calls for Overhaul of Physics Teaching - An award winning University of Leicester Professor is to address the decline nationally in interest in science- and physics in particular- arguing that a ...

Loughborough News - New research highlights dramatically reduced risk of developing ... - People with memory problems are less at risk of developing dementia than previously thought, a new study led by the University of Leicester and ...

Leicester Mercury - 'Since we quit the booze, we just can't lose!' - So when the coach of the University of Leicester's first XV suggested banning booze in the hope it would improve performance, the idea went down like a lead ...

Gizmag - First-of-its-kind study warns of jury service trauma - March 23, 2009 In the first study of its kind, a new report by psychologists at the University of Leicester warns of the dangers of jurors facing trauma ...

The Hindu - Obama a 'glorious mascot' for biethnic people: study - out by an Indian-origin researcher at the University of Leicester in the UK suggests that Barack Obama has become a "glorious mascot" for biethnic people seeking to achieve in the workplace. The first African-American President of America is seen to give inspiration and new impetus to biethnic people who seek to achieve "against the odds".

22 March 2009

irishhealth - Jurors 'may be left traumatised' - UK psychologists have warned. The team from the University of Leicester found that jury service, particularly for crimes against people, can cause significant anxiety. Furthermore, for a vulnerable minority, it can lead to severe clinical levels of stress or the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. The research noted that women jurors are

The Sentinel - Probe finds health risks missed - Randall Parrish, a researcher at the University of Leicester, England, found depleted uranium exposure in 20 percent of residents he tested in Colonie, N.Y., where a company once produced uranium weapons for the military. He recommended that ATSDR revisit the area because its earlier health sttudy, without benefit of his test method, assumed it

PhysOrg.com - Plant biologists discover gene that switches on 'essence of male' - Credit: Image generated by Lynette Brownfield (University of Leicester) Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into plant sex - and discovered that a particular gene switches on 'the essence of male'. The study takes to a new level understanding of the genes needed for successful plant reproduction and

Medical News Today - First Study Of Its Kind Questions Whether People Called For Jury Service Should Be Screened To Avoid 'Trauma'

National Geographic - Druids Committed Human Sacrifice, Cannibalism? - said archaeologist Simon James of the University of Leicester, U.K. "There has always been a suspicion that what the Romans were saying was atrocity propaganda. But some recent finds like Lindow Man suggest that there were dark and bloody goings-on," said James, who was not involved in the new documentary. The mistletoe pollen from Lindow Man is

Canoe Money - SouthGobi Energy Resources Has Reported a Revision of the Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field at Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia

21 March 2009

InTheNews.co.uk - Leicester Tigers unveil stadium plans - We have worked closely with our neighbours to help meet the requirements of the University Hospitals of Leicester, the Leicester University and Leicester ...

Leicester Mercury - Young doc Charlotte's always up for a fight! - She took up fencing about six years ago when she came to the University of Leicester to study medicine. Charlotte, from Clarendon Park, Leicester, ...

ScienceDaily - Engineers Crack Ceramics Production Obstacle - ScienceDaily (Mar. 20, 2009) - Engineers at the University of Leicester have invented a new technique in the manufacture of ceramics that has the potential to save the industry time and costs while reducing wastage. See also: Matter & Energy Materials Science Electronics Physics Computers & Math Information Technology Hacking Computer Modeling

ScienceDaily - Plant Biologists Discover Gene That Switches On 'Essence Of Male' - (Mar. 20, 2009) - Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into plant sex - and discovered that a particular gene switches on 'the essence of male'. The study takes to a new level understanding of the genes needed for successful plant reproduction and seed production. See also: Plants & Animals Genetics

Marketwire - SouthGobi Energy Resources Has Reported a Revision of the Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field at Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia - has a B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Geology from the University of Southampton and a M.Sc. in Applied Geoscience from the University of Leicester. Mr Torr has previous experience in estimation of open pit and underground coal resources and will be assuming the role of Qualified Person to oversee future independent resource estimates for SouthGobi. Mr.

StreetInsider.com - SouthGobi Energy Resources Has Reported a Revision of the Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field at Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia

StockHouse USA - SouthGobi Energy Resources Has Reported a Revision of the Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field at Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia

icCheshireOnline - Calls to debrief potential radicals - Muslims to join uniformed services. Due at the University of Leicester, Mr Ghaffur will also say gagging orders should be used on extremists. "I will be asking Muslim communities to do the following to tackle extremism and radicalisation," Mr Ghaffur said. Story continues ADVERTISEMENT "The Muslim Council of Britain, which is the leadership

Worcester News - Calls to debrief potential radicals

D-Lib Magazine - The SKUA Project: Prototyping a Distributed Network of Semantically Aware Shared Annotation Services - Tony Linde Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Leicester, United Kingdom and Kona Andrews Institute for Astronomy University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom Point of contact: Norman Gray at <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk> The SKUA project (http://myskua.org) is prototyping a distributed network of semantically aware shared annotation services

PR-inside - SouthGobi Energy Resources Reports Revision of Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field Portion of Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia New Appointments to Management and Resource Development Team - has a B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Geology from the University of Southampton and a M.Sc. in Applied Geoscience from the University of Leicester. Mr. Torr has previous experience in estimation of open pit and underground coal resources and will be assuming the role of Qualified Person to oversee future independent resource estimates for SouthGobi. Mr.

Marketwire - SouthGobi Energy Resources Reports Revision of Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field Portion of Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia

TMCnet.com - SouthGobi Energy Resources Reports Revision of Previous Independent Resource Estimate for the West Field Portion of Its Ovoot Tolgoi Coal Mine in Mongolia

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Building Products Magazine - New slant on uni tower - slant on uni tower A 19-storey tower block at Leicester University has had its unusual windows faithfully replaced with Pilkington, Activ Blue glass, which is self-cleaning. The Attenborough Tower's rooms provide student residents with sloping windows with a large front panel, which proved a challenge, said Queniborough Aluminium Services who

This is London - Ghaffur calls for Muslim 'preachers of hate' to be banned from television - extremist faction. In a speech to Leicester University students last night, he said there needed to be urgent action to deal with the radicalisation of, and growing extremism in, Muslim communities. He said: "I was disgusted to see the scenes in Luton when a small minority hijacked the homecoming of British soldiers." He said that, while people

EurekAlert - Plant biologists discover gene that switches on 'essence of male' - more information see: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk University of Leicester - Times Higher Education University of the Year 2008/09 ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER A member of the 1994 Group of universities that share a commitment to research excellence, high quality teaching and an outstanding student experience. Named University of the Year by

News Blaze - Plant Biologists Discover Gene That Switches on 'Essence of Male'

20 March 2009

Loughborough News - Summer of circus, laughter, art and music at the Richard ... - Local and University groups performing at the Centre include the Knighton Chamber Orchestra; the University of Leicester Sinfonia; and the choral group ...

Planet Earth - Pollution radar will enable 3D smog maps - The researchers behind the breakthrough come from Surrey Satellite Technology, the University of Leicester and EADS Astrium. ...

BBC Online - Study finds jurors suffer trauma

BBC Online - DNA doubt cast over other murders - blood-typing," said Dr Eleanor Graham, of the University of Leicester's forensic pathology unit. "There are only really four types of blood groups whereas, with the DNA techniques used today, a conservative match estimate is one in one billion." Historic evidence Once Mr Hodgson's case was brought to the CCRC, it was referred it to the Court

ScienceDaily - Report Warns Of Jury Service 'Trauma'

CityWire - Carl Lee Fund Manager Factsheet - Lee was born in London in 1962 and attended Leicester University where he graduated with a BSc degree in Mathematics. He started his career as an officer with the Royal Air Force, and after 12 years of service he joined Merrill Lynch Investment Management in 1996 on the graduate training program. Carl went on to become head of the specialist equity

Professional Security - The sixth Annual Retail Fraud Conference is going ahead at the Novotel London West on April 30 - speakers Adrian Beck, Reader in Criminology, University of Leicester Mike Finch, former Profit Protection and Stock loss manager, B&Q Geoffrey Northcott, Borders Maxine Fraser, CEO, Retailers Against Crime (RAC) Justin Firlotte, European Loss Prevention and Fraud Support Manager, The Carphone Warehouse Alan McWilliam, Business Crime Reduction

EurekAlert - Plant biologists discover gene that switches on 'essence of male' - Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into plant sex – and discovered that a particular gene switches on 'the ...

19 March 2009

Geography in the news - Interview: Professor Michael Bradshaw answers questions on Global Energy Security

EurekAlert - Report warns of jury service 'trauma' - A new report by psychologists at the University of Leicester warns of the dangers of jurors facing trauma because of their exposure to harrowing and ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Jurors suffer trauma in gruesome cases, scientists warn - The study, led by scientists at the University of Leicester, calls for more support for jurors, including dedicated counsellors who they can turn to during ...

Yorkshire Evening Post - A steady hand at the helm - and constant support. I studied at Lancaster University and undertook a Masters degree at Leicester, then trained with a smaller law firm in Manchester from 1992-94. Tell us about DWF and how you came to the firm. I originally joined DWF in January 1994, staying only two years before moving to Davies Arnold Cooper in 1996 to create an employment

NewKerala - Obama inspires mixed-race workers to achieve in workplace - workplace. The research, carried out at the University of Leicester, UK, determines that Obama is seen to give inspiration and new impetus to biethnic people who seek to achieve 'against the odds.' Postgraduate researcher Rana Sinha has studied if a biethnic background provides any advantage to a biethnic adult in adapting to the modern

Cay Compass News - Butterfield awards scholarship - their continuous encouragement." Attending the University of Leicester by correspondence, Ms Alexander will soon begin to work towards her MBA. "Antonette symbolises lifelong learning and growth in everything she approaches at Butterfield. I feel very proud to be able to offer such an outstanding opportunity to an extraordinary colleague," said

Guardian Unlimited - Former senior Metropolitan police officer Tarique Ghaffur calls for Muslim helpline to tackle extremism - he will make tonight in a public address at Leicester University, where he will present his ideas on fighting extremism and radicalisation in Muslim communities. Ghaffur, who was the most senior Muslim police officer in Britain until his retirement last November, will also propose that gagging orders be placed on extremists who appear on

News Blaze - Motivated Teachers Reduce Decline in Science - and teachers shape their attitudes. The University of Leicester study led by Professor Tina Jarvis of the School of Education investigated how young children's ideas of science and technology develop. Professor Jarvis said: "There is a concern that there have been declining numbers of pupils choosing to study science in Europe. There is evidence

This is Leicestershire - 'Danger-driving sentence is insult to son' - He lost control and drove into Graham, a Leicester University student, who was crossing Evington Road, in the city, early on September 22, 2007. Jeremy Janes, prosecuting, said Khunti left Graham (21) fighting for his life with severe brain damage. Khunti, of Glen Street, Belgrave, later crashed and abandoned the Honda in Oadby. Police found his

The Belleville Intelligencer - First woman police chief named - leadership administration program at Dalhousie University, the University of Toronto police leadership program and is presently working toward her Masters of Business Administration through the University of Leicester in England. In going outside the Belleville force for its new chief, Dolan said, "Every service has to have a bit of newness once

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Times Higher Education - News in brief... - courses is being attributed to an "Obama bounce", according to George Lewis, director of the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester. ...

18 March 2009

Processing Talk - Engineers focus on ceramics-sintering technique

PlanningResource - Leicester backs £100m stadium plan - The application incorporates a four-star hotel, together with new facilities for the University Hospitals of Leicester and the University of Leicester on ...

BBC News - DNA doubt cast over other murders - "DNA testing is a million miles away from ABO blood-typing," said Dr Eleanor Graham, of the University of Leicester's forensic pathology unit. ...

Leicester Mercury - How Suleman took on Dragons in their den! - Professor Paul Monks, of the department of chemistry at the University of Leicester, said: "We are delighted that Suleman has done so well – it just goes to ...

Thaindian.com - Obama inspires mixed-race workers to achieve in workplace - The research, carried out at the University of Leicester, UK, determines that Obama is seen to give inspiration and new impetus to biethnic people who seek ...

Gazette & Herald - Calls to debrief potential radicals - Muslims to join uniformed services. Due at the University of Leicester, Mr Ghaffur will also say gagging orders should be used on extremists. "I will be asking Muslim communities to do the following to tackle extremism and radicalisation," Mr Ghaffur said. "The Muslim Council of Britain, which is the leadership umbrella body for many Muslims in

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Environment Times - New Leicester based satellite linked invention provides air pollution radar over cities - from the Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, the University of Leicester and EADS Astrium are behind the technology that can be placed on satellites to provide unprecedented detail of gases in the atmosphere. The researchers are also developing ground-based instruments this year, which will be able to create 3D maps of atmospheric gases. The

EurekAlert - New study on biethnicity in the workplace - Contact: Rana Sinha Rana.Sinha@dot-connect.com University of Leicester New study on biethnicity in the workplace Researcher highlights how Obama has inspired mixed-race workers to achieve New research carried out at the University of Leicester suggests that Barack Obama has become a 'glorious mascot' for biethnic people seeking to achieve in

News Blaze - Obama Bringing a Mix of Colors to The Workplace

The Press Association - Calls to debrief potential radicals - Due at the University of Leicester, Mr Ghaffur will also say gagging orders should be used on extremists. "I will be asking Muslim communities to do the ...

17 March 2009

BBC - Man jailed for hit-and-run crash

NewsBlaze - Disability in Literature - University of Leicester research has revealed how inter-disciplinary approaches to the field of disability studies can offer new perspectives to existing ...

Hindu - Obama a 'glorious mascot' for biethnic people: study - London (PTI): A new study carried out by an Indian-origin researcher at the University of Leicester in the UK suggests that Barack Obama has become a ...

Loughborough News - New study on biethnicity in the workplace - New research carried out at the University of Leicester suggests that Barack Obama has become a ‘glorious mascot’ for biethnic people seeking to achieve in ...

Insciences Organisation - 'Motivated teachers reduce decline in science' - The University of Leicester study led by Professor Tina Jarvis of the School of Education investigated how young children’s ideas of science and technology ...

The Innovations Report - Engineers Crack Ceramics Production Obstacle - money and reduce wastage Engineers at the University of Leicester have invented a new technique in the manufacture of ceramics that has the potential to save the industry time and costs while reducing wastage. ...more about: > Ceramics > manufacturing process > Production line > Ceramics Production Obstacle > predictive technology >

16 March 2009

Loughborough News - Taxing all males over 12 - study of English peasantry opens up new ... - The study by Matthew Tompkins of the University of Leicester Centre for English Local History analysed a penny tax known as Headsilver. ...

Compute Scotland - Software for ceramics: aims at user friendly

Caymen Net News - Butterfield Bank awards employee scholarship - and professional development. Attending the University of Leicester by correspondence, Antonette will work towards her MBA starting in the spring of 2009. "Antonette symbolises lifelong learning and growth in everything she approaches at Butterfield. I feel very proud to be able to offer such an outstanding opportunity to an extraordinary

15 March 2009

Democrat Newspaper - EDUCATOR GAINS Ph.D DEGREE - (UWI), MBA (University of Leicester, UK), and now a Ph.D, whose area of focus was the critical issue of school violence in the OECS Mr Welcome has been the ...

Green Daily - Pollution Radar to Track Our Urban Smogscape - in town. A dream team of developers from the University of Leicester, Satellite Technology Ltd., and EADS Astrium has come up with a new smog sensing radar that, when bolted onto a satellite, can give us a bird's eye view of attmospheric pollution ... make that a space bird's eye view. The technology would give climate reserachers unprecendented

PhysOrg.com - Engineers crack ceramics production obstacle

Natural News - Depleted Uranium Contaminates the Body for Twenty Years - to research conducted by a scientist from the University of Leicester, England and presented at... Click here for more articles > Citizen Journalism Articles from Contributing Writers: Children Pump Clean Water While Playing on the Merry-Go-Round By Ginger Coleen, citizen journalist November 7 - PlayPumps International, a US non-profit

14 March 2009

The Mirror - Innocent man freed after being in jail for 30 years - thanks to the development of DNA evidence by Leicester University's Sir Alec Jeffreys. Sir Alec, winner of a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain award for his pioneering work, said: "It was a Eureka moment. I stumbled upon DNA testing. A glorious accident." Former US death row prisoner Kirk Bloodsworth credits Sir Alec with saving his life.

EurekAlert - Engineers crack ceramics production obstacle - ceramics production obstacle Engineers at the University of Leicester have invented a new technique in the manufacture of ceramics that has the potential to save the industry time and costs while reducing wastage. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-03/uol-ecc031309.php Fri, 13 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EDT

Medical News Today - 1994 Group Calls For National Debate On Research And Investment Needed To Meet Global Challenges, UK - Group represents: University of Bath, Birkbeck University of London, Durham University, University of East Anglia, University of Essex, University of Exeter, Goldsmiths University of London, Royal Holloway University of London, Lancaster University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Queen Mary University of London, University of

The Manufacturer.com - Promoting best practice in Manufacturing - the mould 13 Mar 2009 11:58 Engineers at the University of Leicester say they have developed a new technique which ends the need for ¿trial and error¿ development in ceramics production. Government launches ¿Gateway to Global Growth¿ 12 Mar 2009 16:52 PM Gordon Brown and the Minister for Trade and Investment Lord Davies met with the leaders

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Common Dreams - Probe: Federal Agency Ignores Health Hazards - Randall Parrish, a researcher at the University of Leicester, England, found depleted uranium exposure in 20 percent of residents he tested in Colonie, N.Y., where a company once produced uranium weapons for the military. He recommended that ATSDR revisit the area because its earlier health study, without benefit of his test method, assumed it

13 March 2009

Geoscientist Online - Crossing Iapetus – on foot

Compute Scotland - Symbiotic air quality radar and software measurement

Science Daily - Engineers Crack Ceramics Production Obstacle - 13, 2009) — Engineers at the University of Leicester have invented a new technique in the manufacture of ceramics that has the potential to save the ...

Leicester Mercury - Hunt for firm to supply 'green' heat in the city - Buildings likely to benefit from the scheme include the University of Leicester, the city's prison and council buildings such as De Montfort Hall. ...

Leicester Mercury - 160000 extra graves needed for cemetery - Leicester City Council runs three cemeteries, Gilroes, Saffron Hill Cemetery near Saffron Lane, and at Welford Road Cemetery, near the University of ...

Daily Camera - BECKER: Comet Lulin may be on first tour around sun - Jenny Carter, a graduate student at the University of Leicester, UK, and her team are "borrowing" Swift to take a closer look at Lulin. ...

ScienceDaily - New Pollution Radar' Developed To Provide Unprecedented Picture Of Urban Smog

The Handbook of World Stock, Derivative & Commodity Exchanges - Developments at the Japanese exchanges - a Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London and the University of Leicester. Marketing/Business Development Contact: Herbie Skeete Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 1940 Fax: +44 (0)1438 817 656 Mondo Visione, 3rd Floor, Baird House, 15-17 St. Cross Street, London, EC1N 8UW, UK Subscriptions: Mondo Visione, Unit 2A Raffin Park,

Medical News Today - Improvement In Prostate Cancer Care Thanks To Patient Input - During Prostate Cancer Awareness month, the University of Leicester reported a recent investigation promising to upgrade prostate cancer care across England. Members from the Department of Health Sciences elaborated a survey system to assist NHS Trusts in improving their services. The surveys are funded by the NHS Service Delivery and Organisation

Derby Evening Telegraph - hockey, Rolls-Royce, Leicester Uni - a defensive horror show against second-placed Leicester University. Royce's leading scorer Jeff Longden netted four times in a hectic opening half and a fifth from Jake Tyler put them 5-3 up at the break. Sam Ross added Royces' sixth following the restart but the visitors kept up the pressure and were rewarded with two goals in quick succession.

politics.co.uk - ESRC: Don't follow us, we're lost too - at http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk 5. The University of Leicester is the Times Higher Educationâ¿¿s University of the Year 2008/09. Founded in 1921, the University of Leicester has more than 20,000 students from 136 countries. Teaching in 18 subject areas has been graded Excellent by the Quality Assurance Agency- including 14 successive scores

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Harborough Mail Online - FULL REPORT: Council rejects landmark turbines proposal - director of the sleep deprivation clinic at University Hospitals of Leicester, said Nuon's data on the subject was 'outdated' and included 'discredited assertions'. Dr Melanie Aram, of SSWFAG and a GP living in the local area, spoke about the impact of 'shadow flicker' from rotor blades of turbines. She said there were cases of people having

12 March 2009

Azom.com - The Bayeux Tapestry A Key Piece to Linking the Nazi with the Vikings - Dr Carola Hicks’s talk,The Bayeux Tapestry, Napoleon and the Nazis will take place at the University of Leicester Attenborough Lecture Theatre 2 (Film ...

Science Daily - New ‘Pollution Radar’ Developed To Provide Unprecedented Picture ... - A team from the Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, the University of Leicester and EADS Astrium are behind the technology that can be placed on satellites to ...

Loughborough News - Space research boosts business close to home - Organised by the East Midlands Healthcare and Bioscience iNet and the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester, the event will showcase a number ...

Media Newswire - The Officer Training Corps - a Royal Centenary - ... seven universities: De Montfort University, the University of Derby, the University of Leicester, the University of Lincoln, Loughborough University, ...

Leicester Mercury - Diaries of city author on stage - Leicester-born actor Jamie Baughan and award-winning director Tom Shkolnik worked with the writer's family and the University of Leicester – which holds a ...

EurekAlert - Don't follow us, we're lost too - at http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk 5.The University of Leicester is the Times Higher Education's University of the Year 2008/09. Founded in 1921, the University of Leicester has more than 20,000 students from 136 countries. Teaching in 18 subject areas has been graded Excellent by the Quality Assurance Agency- including 14 successive scores - a

Xinhua: China View - British professor: invisible hands rarely works - said Professor Panicos Demetriades from Leicester University. Hours before he delivered his speech at the Politics of Macro-Adjustment and Poverty Reduction Seminar in Sheffield University, the professor said policies, such as financial liberalization, bank privatization and non-intrusive/passive regulation which have been prescribed to

InTheNews.co.uk - New method to predict risk of foetal growth restriction - developing in the womb. Researchers at the University of Leicester show how oxidative stress in pregnancy can be detected via a simple, non-invasive test, so that appropriate care can be given to foetuses suspected of being growth restricted. Oxidative stress is defined as an imbalance in the prooxidant-antioxidant system, which could lead to

Scientific Blogging - Economists: Don't Follow Us, We're Lost Too - the Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Leicester. "What it should not do is to continue protecting the narrow interests of the U.S. financial lobby." Somewhere, Rahm Emanuel is summoning a squad of ninjas to take this guy out. Â The last thing Democrats need is a repeat of the 1976 wave of optimism that quickly got mired down in

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InvestEgate - Drilling Report - Mr. McKillen holds degrees in Geology from the University of Dublin (Trinity College) and the University of Leicester. He has 40 years of exploration experience in Ireland and internationally. About Minco Minco PLC is an AIM quoted precious and base metals exploration and development company engaged in zinc exploration on the Pallas Green

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Yahoo! News - INSIDE WASHINGTON: Probe finds health risks missed - Randall Parrish, a researcher at the University of Leicester, England, found depleted uranium exposure in 20 percent of residents he tested in Colonie, N.Y., where a company once produced uranium weapons for the military. He recommended that ATSDR revisit the area because its earlier health study, without benefit of his test method, assumed it

Local Government Chronicle - Leicester to set up local heat network - ... supplying heat to housing estates into an expanded grid, incorporating other council-owned buildings, Leicester University and Leicester prison. ...

Independent - The students taking a passage to India - India may be an emerging economy, but the benefits are by no means all one way, says Professor Anthony Brookes, a geneticist at the University of Leicester ...

11 March 2009

BBC Online - Hardened arteries

Loughborough News - Television star Tristram Hunt to give lecture at University of L - Tristram Hunt, historian and television star, will be talking to University of Leicester postgraduate students of Historical Studies and associated ...

Loughborough News - The Bayeux Tapestry, Napoleon and the Nazis - The Medieval Research Centre is a forum for all students and staff at the University of Leicester whose work focuses on the sources and interpretation of ...

NewsBlaze - Obama - The First 100 Days: Public lecture at the University of ... - A member of the US diplomatic team is to address the University of Leicester on the first 100 days of Barack Obama's presidency. The event, at 6pm on Monday ...

RxPG NEWS - New 'pollution radar' developed to provide unprecedented picture ... - By University of Leicester, [RxPG] Scientists and industrialists have invented a sophisticated new air quality measuring device that can act as a pollution ...

Rapid - Sixth formers learn how to find life on Mars - Scientists involved with the space mission to find life on Mars will hold an event for sixth form students at the University of Leicester tomorrow (March ...

The Associated Press - INSIDE WASHINGTON: Probe finds health risks missed - Randall Parrish, a researcher at the University of Leicester, England, found depleted uranium exposure in 20 percent of residents he tested in Colonie, ...

The Innovations Report - New 'Pollution Radar' Developed To Provide Unprecedented Picture Of Urban Smog - from the Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, the >>>University of Leicester<<< and EADS Astrium are behind the technology that can be placed on satellites to provide unprecedented detail of gases in the atmosphere. ...more about: > Aerosol > atmospheric gases > CEOI > CityScan > CityScan project > CompAQS > Earth observation instrumentation >

Medical News Today - New 'Pollution Radar' Developed To Provide Unprecedented Picture Of Urban Smog

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TMCnet.com - A radar to detect pollution levels over cities

CleanTechnica - New Pollution Radar Exposes Urban Smog - A new pollution radar developed by Surrey Satellite Technology, the University of Leicester, and EADS Astrium might be able to show you. ...

InTheNews.co.uk - New method to predict risk of foetal growth restriction - Researchers at the University of Leicester show how oxidative stress in pregnancy can be detected via a simple, non-invasive test, so that appropriate care ...

10 March 2009

Washington Energy Services - Scientists develop new pollution mapping technology - This week, researchers from the University of Leicester in England, working with Surrey Satellite Technology, announced that their new technology can be ...

NewsBlaze - Older Workers - Why Businesses Need to Rethink Their Policies - Research carried out by the University of Leicester for the Learning and Skills Council East Midlands (LSCEM) has produced a stark warning about the lack of ...

NewsBlaze - New Research to Improve Prostate Cancer Care - New research spearheaded by the University of Leicester, and announced during Prostate Cancer Awareness month, is set to improve prostate cancer care across ...

Female First - New Research To Improve Prostate Cancer Care

Travel Daily News International - MIA economic report advises pricing restraint - Trevor Miller, Sales & Marketing Manager, Leicester Conferences University of Leicester commented, “One of the most important factors for all of us right ...

Loughborough News - Learning how to find life on Mars - A great eye-opener for students of that age!†The event is jointly organised by the University of Leicester Departments of Physics, Engineering, ...

Times of India - A radar to detect pollution levels over cities - The researchers are also developing ground-based instruments this year, which will be able to create 3D maps of atmospheric gases, a University of Leicester ...

09 March 2009

Loughborough News - Stirlings Red Buildings - A University of Leicester building, recently hailed as one of the top 10 most inspiring buildings in the UK, is to be the subject and venue for an important ...

Loughborough News - Helping severe asthma sufferers breathe more easily - Professor Ian Pavord, Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine at Glenfield Hospital and Honorary Professor of Medicine at the University of Leicester ...

HealthNewsDigest.com - New "Pollution Radar" Developed to Provide Unprecedented Picture ... - By University of Leicester (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Scientists and industrialists have invented a sophisticated new air quality measuring device that can ... See all stories on this topic

Science Centric - Lecture highlights advances in fuel and vehicle technology - A vision of the future will be presented at the University of Leicester during a lecture on developments in vehicle and fuel technology. ...

07 March 2009

Yorkshire Post - Dales village that's a powerhouse of creative energies - went to Crossley Heath Grammar School and left Leicester University with a degree in biological sciences. She also has a Masters degree in Sustainable Development from Leeds â¿¿ where she spent six months with the council. Becki worked on environmental projects for 30 months in Calderdale â¿¿ carbon management and travel plans, that sort of

Sunday Times.lk - IBSL and Northumbria University launch BA (Hons) in Leadership and ... - "In addition to this, we will also be offering a Master's degree programmes in finance in March which will be offered through the University of Leicester UK ...

Peterborough Examiner - City police oficer named as Belleville police chief - ... Toronto police leadership program and is presently working toward her Masters of Business Administration through the University of Leicester in England. ...

EurekAlert - NASA's Swift spies Comet Lulin - just such a mission," said Jenny Carter, at the University of Leicester, U.K., who is leading the study. "The comet is releasing a great amount of gas, which makes it an ideal target for X-ray observations," said Andrew Read, also at Leicester. A comet is a clump of frozen gases mixed with dust. These "dirty snowballs" cast off gas and dust

UTV Internet - New asthma drug could help thousands - The UK study of 61 patients, led by Pavord at Leicester University, also found that Mepolizumab successfully treated people with this form of asthma. The professor said that the key to maximising the benefit of the new drug was to identify those people who could benefit from it. "Unfortunately, although such measurement is recommended in UK

06 March 2009

NewsBlaze - When Our Faith Is Tested - In 1993 when I did a post-graduate study at the University of Leicester, England, there was a British lady personnel named Joan with whom I occasionally ...

Manila Bulletin - Truth, Accuracy Rarely The Most Important Thing About Memory - 'The thread which runs through all these studies is that the meanings of past events are never really entirely resolved. They remain a matter of perpetual debate and re-interpretation. We may even be said to have an obligation or 'duty to remember' such events. But this obligation also means.....

The Lancet - EU target of increasing participation of older workers is not realistic - benefits. a Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK b French Institute of Health and Medical Research, INSERM, Montpellier, France c Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium Article Options Full Text PDF (100 KB) Printer Friendly Version Request permission Linked Articles

Newsday - Experimental drug cuts asthma attacks almost in half - ... exacerbations of asthma, or asthma attacks, without improving symptoms, said senior researcher Ian Pavord, a professor at the University of Leicester. ...

guardian.co.uk - New asthma drug could help thousands - The UK study of 61 patients, led by Pavord at Leicester University, also found that Mepolizumab successfully treated people with this form of asthma. ...

05 March 2009

BBC Online - What each university is getting

EUROPA - PALAEOBIOLOGY: How prehistoric reptiles took flight - Pterosaurs filled the skies 70 million years before birds took flight, during the Mesozoic Era. While some people believe they were dinosaurs, the truth is that they weren't, but they were closely

New Statesman - Does getting back to work have to be a pain?

04 March 2009

Science News - New drug shows benefits against nasty asthma - ... such as prednisone, which have side effects, says Ian Pavord, a pulmonologist at University of Leicester in England and coauthor of one of the studies. ...

NewsBlaze - Learning How to Find Life on Mars At The University of Leicester - The event is jointly organised by the University of Leicester Departments of Physics, Engineering, Chemistry and GENIE. GENIE (Genetics Education Networking ...

TravelVideo.tv - VISITDENMARK UNVEILS AN OUTSTANDING ARRAY OF 2009 OFFERINGS TO ... - ... (www.flysas.com), Denmark was recently recognized as the happiest country in the world in a survey conducted by England’s University of Leicester. ...

BBC Online - Will you marry me? - me? Will you marry me? Author Adele Parks, a Leicester University English graduate and now best-selling author talks to BBC Leicester's Tony Wadsworth about her life, her men and her numerous marriage proposals. It's the question every woman longs to be asked, but after nine marriage proposals, author Adele Parkks says she has no idea why she...

03 March 2009

EurekAlert - Swift Satellite records early phase of gamma ray burst - the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Penn State University, Sonoma State University, the University of Leicester and University College London Mullard Space Science Laboratory. (1) Redshift is the systematic displacement of individual lines in the spectrum of a celestial object toward the red or longer wavelength, end of the visible spectrum. All

02 March 2009

Loughborough News - Evolution of an icon - A University of Leicester expert on Charles Darwin is to take a line that some people may find controversial when he speaks at a number of Darwin-focused ...

Loughborough News - Chance for Leicestershire youngsters to get to grips with DNA - The University of Leicester’s world class Department of Genetics will be holding three hands-on sessions on DNA technology for young people as part of the ...

Loughborough News - Be Creative This Summer - A host of creative opportunities are coming up at The Richard Attenborough Centre, University of Leicester, from April to July, with a series of short day ...

Loughborough News - Cancer Awareness Evening at University of Leicester - As part of its celebrations for National Science and Engineering Week, GENIE, the University of Leicester’s Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning ... See all stories on this topic

Loughborough News - University of Leicester student applications at record level - Student application figures at the University of Leicester -named University of the Year for 2008-9 by the Times Higher -have rocketed. ...

Loughborough News - The Wonders of Geology - The Geology Department (Bennett Building) at the University of Leicester will be open 11 am to 2 pm on Science Activity Day with hands on activities and ...

Planet Earth - Rocket fault hits carbon dioxide satellite launch - ... who have put so much work into OCO over the last seven years,' commented Professor Paul Monks, an atmospheric chemist at the University of Leicester. ...

01 March 2009

University World News - UK: Research disaster as satellite fails - But Nasa's $270 million climate change satellite failed to get into orbit last week - sending years of work by University of Leicester space scientists down ...

Hexham Courant - Prosecutor takes early retirement - degree in law after first graduating from Leicester University. When she first applied for a job as a prosecutor, in Yorkshire, it was 1981 and criminal prosecutions were the responsibility of the police. She well remembers her first day at Leeds Magistrates' Court, which in those days was based in the town hall. "There was a concert hall in the

Clinical Laboratory News - March 2009 Clinical Laboratory News: Should This Test Be Ordered? - Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology at the University of Leicester (U.K.), evaluated his framework using computationally intensive simulation methods to simultaneously synthesize primary data and assess the economic decision model. â¿¿In looking at different studies we wanted to take into account the variability beyond using different thresholds

ScienceDaily - Old Toenails Show Level Of Environmental Exposure To Arsenic

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