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University of Leicester in the Media - June 2010

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

  • James Treadwell of the Department of Criminology gave expert opinion on the Cumbrian shooting spree on a selection of programmes, including: on 3 July, LBC's Morning Show, BBC Radio Scotland's 'Good Morning Scotland', BBC Radio 5 Live's morning show with Nicky Campbell, RTE Radio 1 on 'Today with Pat Kenny,' and BBC Radio Oxford; on 4 July, BBC Radio Scotland's 'Call Kaye' and on BBC News 24 at 3.30pm.
  • Dr Corinne Fowler was interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester. She discussed the media reporting of the conflict in Afghanistan on the John Florance Show on 6 June. You can listen to the whole show on the iPlayer by clicking here .
  • Professor Terry Brugha of the Department of Health Sciences was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'All in the Mind' programme on 08 June, discussing the new proposed US system for classifying mental disorders. Click here to listen to the programme online.
  • Dr David Bartram of the Department of Sociology commented on BBC Radio Leicester on 10 June about the impact of a new minimum English language requirement in obtaining British citizenship.
  • Professor Tim Coats was interviewed by BBC East Midlands Today on 15 June regarding the CRASH-2 trial that he acted as clinical lead for.
  • Professor David Lambert was interviewed by BBC Radio Leicester about research into new cancer drugs being presented at the Postgraduate Research Festival. Click here to listen to the interview online.
  • An exhibition by local artist Jenny Grevatte at Embrace Arts at the RA Centre was featured on BBC Radio Leicester on 24 June at 4pm.

30 June 2010

MTBeurope - Leicester University to develop virtual autopsies from CT scans - The University of Leicester has won a grant to research and develop the use of cardiac angiography using CT scans to conduct near virtual autopsies. ...

Private Healthcare UK - Understanding of Alzheimer's one step closer - Researchers at the University of Leicester believe they have identified the mechanism by which humans form memories. A protein involved in learning and ...

The Press Association - Sir Terry to get honorary degree - The TV and radio presenter will be handed the honorary degree of doctor of laws from the University of Leicester in a ceremony on July 16, the institution ...

Carnoustie Today Guide & Gazette - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...honorary degree from the University of Leicester..

Medical Technology Business Europe - Leicester University to develop virtual autopsies from CT scans - The University of Leicester has won a grant to research and develop the use of cardiac angiography using CT scans to conduct near virtual autopsies.

People Unlimited - Professionals in health care jobs look into causes of Alzheimer's - ...disease. Experts from the University of Leicester have uncovered a "mechanism" which makes memories form in the brain - a protein said to be a "key" component in learning and the discovery may have an impact on how drugs are designed and used to treat Alzheimer's.

Sleaford Standard - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...being sycophantic, but the University of Leicester has a very good reputation. I am deeply honoured to have been offered an honorary doctor of laws. I will, of course, now demand a certain amount of respect.

This is Business East Midlands - Backing for online discount store site - ...studying chemistry at the University of Leicester, has also received a £163,000 grant from Enterprise Inc, a scheme that provides students with business support.

Medical News Today - New Research Project To Develop Reliable And Cost-effective Virtual Autopsies - ...research project at the University of Leicester is set to play a vital role in continuing research into viable alternatives to invasive autopsies, which many families find to be unpleasant....

Whitby Gazette - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...being sycophantic, but the University of Leicester has a very good reputation. I am deeply honoured to have been offered an honorary doctor of laws. I will, of course, now demand a certain amount of respect

Private Healthcare UK - Understanding of Alzheimer's one step closer - ...disease. Researchers at the University of Leicester believe they have identified the mechanism by which humans form memories. A protein involved in learning and memory processes have been found by the scientists, who believe proper understanding of Alzheimer's is now one step closer.

Independent.ie - Sir Terry to get honorary degree - ...of laws from the University of Leicester in a ceremony on July 16, the institution said. In the 1980s Sir Terry famously dubbed Leicester the Lost City after it was frequently cited on traffic bulletins due to motorway repairs.

www.chad.co.uk - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...being sycophantic, but the University of Leicester has a very good reputation. I am deeply honoured to have been offered an honorary doctor of laws. I will, of course, now demand a certain amount of respect.

24Dash.com - The Country House from Within - ...of the Country House, University of Leicester, tel 0116 252 2866, email cec7@le.ac.uk. Lamport Hall is open to the public on certain days.

Calverley Today - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...being sycophantic, but the University of Leicester has a very good reputation. I am deeply honoured to have been offered an honorary doctor of laws.

News Blaze - From Skylark to Swift - Leicester Celebrates Fifty Years of Space Research - ...floor Charles Wilson building, University of Leicester. The University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy has consistently been at the forefront of world-class space research and this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of its involvement in space science with a three-day international symposium on 6th-8th July.

24Dash.com - Young entrepreneur on a roll as he launches his third start-up business - ...undergraduate student of the University of Leicester, has announced the launch of his third startup company.

The Engineer - NIHR funds alternative autopsy method - ...autopsy method. Researchers at Leicester University are to develop an alternative to invasive autopsies, which many families find unpleasant..

Fenland Citizen - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...being sycophantic, but the University of Leicester has a very good reputation. I am deeply honoured to have been offered an honorary doctor of laws.

The Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Sir Terry honoured by 'the Lost City' - ...being sycophantic, but the University of Leicester has a very good reputation. I am deeply honoured to have been offered an honorary doctor of laws.

Southgate Amateur Radio Club - Leicester University CubeSat PLUME - The Amateur Radio CubeSat PLUME is being built by students at Leicester University in the UK and their work is documented on a Wiki site.

Daily Telegraph - Shakespeare plays 'help boost cows' milk production' - In 2001, scientists at the University of Leicester found that classical music acted as a “stimulant” to cows and helped relax them during milking. During their study, researchers from the “Music Research Group”, based at the university’s psychology department, exposed cattle to fast, slow and no music at all for nine weeks.

29 June 2010

Times of India - Here's how memories are made - A new study, led by researchers at the University of Leicester, has uncovered for the first time the mechanism by which memories are formed. ...

News Blaze - Copy and Paste DNA - More Common Than Previously Thought - ...Thought. Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought..

News Blaze - Making Virtopsies a Reality - ...research project at the University of Leicester is set to play a vital role in continuing research into viable alternatives to invasive autopsies, which many families find to be unpleasant.

British Paralympic Association - Victorious Brown completes a memorable week - ...First in Law from Leicester University. Now she has put herself in contention for a place in this year’s Grand Final after beating Jean Howells into second place, with Nichola Simpson in third.

Medical News Today - New Study Uncovers Key To How We Learn And Remember - ...research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the mechanism by which memories are formed. The study in the Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology fou.

24Dash.com - Celebration of campus heritage - ...the buildings of the University of Leicester and De Montfort University within and around. The front cover of Arthur Lyons’ recent book, ‘The Architecture of the Universities of Leicester’

24Dash.com - From Skylark to Swift - Leicester celebrates fifty years of space research - ...floor Charles Wilson building, University of Leicester The University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy has consistently been at the forefront of world-class space rese.

Medical News Today - Finding Has New Implications For Understanding Genetic Diseases - ...Diseases. Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought....

PharmaTimes - World News - Roche/Ipsen diabetes drug shows promising efficacy - ...diabetes medicine at the University of Leicester, said they are impressive because of the drugs chosen as comparators. Taspoglutide is of interest in context of the many treatments available to treat type 2 diabetes because it is a once-weekly therapy.

Red Orbit - Memories Are Made Of This - ...funded study led by University of Leicester uncovers key to how we learn and rememberNew research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the mec.

Celebrities With Diseases - Proteins responsible for memory building revealed - The study has been conducted by a penal of researchers at the University of Leicester. The study which includes a detailed study on the process of memory ...

Sify - 'Copy-and-paste DNA' more common than previously believed - ... variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought, according to researchers at the University of Leicester. ...

28 June 2010

UPI.com - Scientists identify 'memory' molecule - Scientists at the University of Leicester have identified the chemical mechanism by which memories are formed, a university release said Monday. ...

Health News - HealthCanal.com - Pre-term birth study recruits 1000th baby - A research study spearheaded by the University of Leicester in partnership with the NHS investigating premature births occurring between 32-36 weeks of ...

Pharmacy Europe - Study gives Alzheimer's drug hope - A study at the University of Leicester found that for any memory to be laid down a protein called the M3-muscarinci receptor had to be activated. ...

News-Medical.net - New research finds key proteins involved in the process of memory and learning - New research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the ...

AZoSensors - Computer Software Senses Environmental Changes and User Activity - A Pakistani student of the University of Leicester, as part of his doctoral research, has studied a method of feeding computer systems with situational ...

Red Orbit - 'Copy-and-paste DNA' More Common Than Previously Thought - ...genetic diseases. Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common th.

News Blaze - Pre-Term Birth Study Recruits 1000th Baby - ...study spearheaded by the University of Leicester in partnership with the NHS investigating premature births occurring between 32-36 weeks of pregnancy is has crossed the 1000 baby threshold.

The Guardian - George Kitson obituary - ...work at Cambridge and Leicester universities. George retired from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1987, and subsequently served on the National Council for Drama Training and helped to set up the Conference of Drama Schools, of which he became chairman.

e! Science News - 'Copy-and-paste DNA' more common than previously thought - ...Biology & Nature Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought.

Pharma Times - Roche/Ipsen diabetes drug shows promising efficacy - ...diabetes medicine at the University of Leicester, said they are "impressive because of the drugs chosen as comparators. Taspoglutide is of interest in context of the many treatments available to treat type 2 diabetes because it is a once-weekly therapy.

ScienceDaily - 'Copy and paste DNA' more common than previously thought - ...2010) ? Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought.

Yorkshire Today - Hope raised over Alzheimer's drugs - ...The breakthrough, at the University of Leicester's Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology, was led by professor of Cell Biology, Professor Andrew

24Dash.com - Memories are made of this - ...research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious  international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the mechanism by which memories are formed.

24Dash.com - Making virtopsies a reality - ...research project at the University of Leicester is set to play a vital role in continuing research into viable alternatives to invasive autopsies, which many families find.

e! Science News - Memories are made of this - ...images(click to enlarge) University of Leicester New research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the mechanism by which memories are formed.

Science Codex - M3-muscarinic receptor: Memories are made of this - ...was made in the University of Leicester laboratory of Professor Andrew Tobin, Professor of Cell Biology, who is a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow.

RF Globalnet - Largest Radio Telescope Gets Royal Seal Of Approval - ...United Kingdom, including the University of Leicester. The all-electronic ‘next generation' telescope developed by ASTRON in the Netherlands can now offer to astronomers the joint use of a network of antennae that spreads from its core region in the northeast of the Netherlands to distances of thousands of kilometers across Europe.

24Dash.com - 'Copy and paste DNA' more common than previously thought - ...thought. Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought.

Science Centric - 'Copy and paste DNA' more common than previously thought - ...thought. Researchers at the University of Leicester have demonstrated that movable sequences of DNA, which give rise to genetic variability and sometimes cause specific diseases, are far more common than previously thought....

Science Centric - Memories are made of this - ...research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the mechanism by which memories are formed....

BBC Leicester - In pictures: Heart, head and hands - ...beautiful surroundings of the University of Leicester's Botanic Garden.. This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience.

27 June 2010

The Press Association - Study could help Alzheimer's drugs - The breakthrough, at the University of Leicester's Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology, was led by professor of Cell Biology, Professor Andrew ...

Fresno Bee - Sexy Farmers - According to a new study by Patricia Balaresque of the Department of Genetics, University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, farmers spread throughout ...

The Malta Independent - Reaching success through 10 years of partnership - ...that CLMS at the University of Leicester was very satisfied with the way the Foundation managed the study programmes in Malta and how it helped the graduates in their careers.

AOL UK - Study could help Alzheimer's drugs - ... The breakthrough, at the University of Leicester's Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology, was led by professor of Cell Biology, Professor Andrew Tobin.

26 June 2010

The Guardian - The real Larkin - ...lecturer in English at Leicester University and met Larkin in 1947, when both were 24 years old – he had just taken his job in Leicester's library. They became lovers three years later and their relationship endured, if not always smoothly, until Larkin's death in 1985. Famous in the 1960s for her miniskirts and large gin and tonics, she was, unflatteringly, the inspiration for Margaret Peel, a character...

BBC Leicester - City warns of barbecue fine - ...user Meg Kedie, 23, a University of Leicester student who lives in Clarendon Park, and uses Victoria Park, said barbecues should not be banned.

Medical News Today - Understanding Heart Disease With The Help Of Genetic 'Chips' - ...New research at the University of Leicester will use the latest genetic techniques to examine DNA from over 20,000 patients with heart disease. The study will help to identify new genes and molecules responsible for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).

Redhotcurry - University of Leicester celebrates 'Women of Influence' - University of Leicester celebrates 'Women of Influence'. . Select a

25 June 2010

Techdirt - New Research Suggests Digital Economy Act & ACTA Will Stifle Creativity - Glyn Moody points us to some research coming out of the University of Leicester which suggests that highly restrictive copyright laws and enforcement ...

Sify - How genetic 'chips' could improve heart disease treatments - Researchers at the University of Leicester are trying to identify new genes and molecules responsible for coronary artery disease, which could in turn help ...

UPI.com - British study aims to help animal welfare - LEICESTER, England, June 24 (UPI) -- Scientists say a postgraduate research study at Britain's University of Leicester is designed to promote animal welfare ...

Medical Research Council (MRC) - One decade on: Sequencing the Human Genome - ...Alec Jeffreys at the University of Leicester. His invention has helped to push forward the fields of genetics and genomics and has led to research into genetic markers of human diseases.

Telegraph and Argus - Brown on target with historic call-up - ...first in law from Leicester University, proving emphatically she was right to struggle to juggle her twin passions – though archery almost paid a heavy price.

Aerospace Manufacturing - We have lift-off! - ...0930 - 1500 at the University of Leicester Sports Ground, Oadby, Leicestershire. 20 teams of 3-5 teenagers and their supervising teacher/member of staff will lau. The UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKAYRoC) will take place on 29th June 2010 from 0930 - 1500 at the University of Leicester Sports Ground, Oadby, Leicestershire.

Spiked - A far from innocent book about European guilt - ...international politics at the University of Leicester. She is author of Critique, Security and Power: The Political Limits to Critical and Emancipatory Approaches to Security, published by Routledge. (Buy this book from Amazon(UK).)

Wharfedale Observer - Rocket team egged on - ...in the event at Leicester University on Tuesday, June 29. The winning team will go through to an International Fly-off at Futures Day at the Farnborough International Airshow to compete against the US and French winning teams in July - as well as an all-expenses paid trip to NASA in 2010.

e! Science News - How genetic 'chips' could help to understand heart disease - ...New research at the University of Leicester will use the latest genetic techniques to examine DNA from over 20,000 patients with heart disease.

24 June 2010

South Yorkshire Times - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title

Carnoustie Today Guide & Gazette - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Larne Times - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Science Centric - How likely is misdiagnosis? - ...research project at the University of Leicester will review the accuracy of medical diagnoses....

UPI.com - British study aims to help animal welfare - ...study at Britain's University of Leicester is designed to promote animal welfare in Cyprus and the United Kingdom.

Cranswick Today - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Carrick Gazette - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Halifax Evening Courier - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Red Orbit - How Genetic 'Chips' Could Help To Understand Heart Disease - ...Disease. New study at University of Leicester aims to pave way for treatmentsNew research at the University of Leicester will use the latest genetic techniques to examine DNA from over 20,000 patients with heart disease.

24Dash.com - International conference to celebrate 25 years of urban history at Leicester - ...Urban History at the University of Leicester is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a major international conference on Saturday 3 July to be held at its home in Salisbury Road, Leicester.

BBC Nottingham - Campbell fears hefty funding cut - ...Derbyshire and went to Leicester University, is confident that Great Britain will enjoy a successful Games.

Scarborough Evening News - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Sleaford Standard - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

MoneyAM - Petro Matad Ltd Final Results - Correction - ...W Dickson Cunningham of Leicester University and Dr Brian Horton of the University of Texas.

Wakefield Express - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Red Orbit - New Study Aims To Promote Animal Welfare - ...new study at the University of Leicester aims to promote animal welfare in Cyprus and the UK.

Whitby Gazette - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Hebden Bridge Times - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Dromore Today - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Chapel Allerton Today - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

The Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

Harehills Today - Paralympic champion wins place in able-bodied team - ...her law degree at Leicester University on hold to concentrate on her training for the Beijing Paralympics where she won the open individual compound title.

NewsBlaze - International Exhibition Opens At University Botanic Garden Special Event - Sculpture from around the world is already springing up in the idyllic setting of the University of Leicester's Botanic Garden, in readiness for the ninth ...

Science Centric - Radio signals research scans new horizons - A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and ...

23 June 2010

UPI.com - Radio signal unpredictability studied - The investigators, led by University of Leicester doctoral researcher Naveed Mufti, said the information is important because reliable radio signaling is ...

PhysOrg.com - How likely is misdiagnosis? - A new research project at the University of Leicester will review the accuracy of medical diagnoses. Evaluating diagnostic strategy is crucial to clinical ...

Sify - Soon, software systems that can sense user's activity - A Pakistani computer science researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, has looked at the prospects of a technique which could sense the activity of the ...

DailyIndia.com - Soon, software systems that can sense user's activity - Washington, June 23: A Pakistani computer science researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, has looked at the prospects of a technique which could ...

The Hindu - Mother tongue – Tamil, medium of enlightenment - ... a study by the University of Leicester proves the “exclusion of the mother tongue from the learning environment hinders students' identity construction, ...

Science & Nature - Radio signals research scans new horizons

Science Centric - Radio signals research scans new horizons - ...A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and interfering with other signals....

Science Codex - How likely is misdiagnosis? - ...research project at the University of Leicester will review the accuracy of medical diagnoses.

Space Daily - Radio Signals Research Scans New Horizons - ...A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and interfering with other signals.

Engineering and Technology Board (ETB) - Knows what you’re doing - ...doctoral student at the University of Leicester has developed the software that can recognise the activity of the user without hardware tracking devices.

Health Canal - How likely is misdiagnosis? - ...research project at the University of Leicester will review the accuracy of medical diagnoses. Evaluating diagnostic strategy is crucial to clinical practice as it helps maximise the efficacy of the treatments which are offered to patients.

e! Science News - How likely is misdiagnosis? - ...research project at the University of Leicester will review the accuracy of medical diagnoses. Evaluating diagnostic strategy is crucial to clinical practice as it helps maximise the...

GEO Place - DMCii Launches Global Forest Monitoring Service for REDD+ - ...a team including the University of Leicester and the World Resources Institute to combine satellite imagery with other data sources to produce reliable maps and statistics of forest cover changes across Indonesia.

The Post Chronicle - Seeking A Genetic Link To Aortic Aneurysm - ...doctoral student of the University of Leicester in England says the Y chromosome, only found in men, may be an independent risk factor for the ailment, which has a 50 percent higher diagnosis rate in men than women.

24Dash.com - Digital legislation a threat to creative industry - ...media literacy at the University of Leicester has highlighted how increased legislative control on use of digital content could stifle fut. New research warns tighter legal framework could stifle creative talent

Science Centric - Activity sensing with software sensors - ...science researcher at the University of Leicester has investigated a technique which senses the activity of the user with the help of computer software systems....

This is Business East Midlands - Herbal medicine skills kept alive - ...also be at the University of Leicester Botanical Gardens plant sale and family day on Sunday.

24Dash.com - How likely is misdiagnosis? - ...research project at the University of Leicester will review the accuracy of medical diagnoses.Evaluating diagnostic strategy is crucial to clinical practice as it helps maximise the efficacy of the.

International Business Times - How likely is misdiagnosis? - ...Health Sciences at the University of Leicester, has carried out research to assess the accuracy of diagnoses made in hospitals and GP surgeries across the UK.

22 June 2010

UPI.com - Seeking a genetic link to aortic aneurysm - Lisa Bloomer, a doctoral student of the University of Leicester in England says the Y chromosome, only found in men, may be an independent risk factor for ...

Sify - New drugs could relieve cancer pain - Professors David Lambert and David Rowbotham at the University of Leicester, as well as Doctors Guerrini, Calo and Professor Salvadori from the University ...

Medical News Today - New Drugs To Relieve Cancer Pain - ...Pain. Researchers at the University of Leicester and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop new drugs which have the potential to relieve cancer pain without causing many of the side effects of current pain-treatments like morphine.

24Dash.com - Activity sensing with software sensors - ...science researcher at the University of Leicester has investigated a technique which senses the activity of the user with the help of computer software systems.

Virtual Festivals - Big Session Festival 2010: Rated! - ...same site as The University of Leicester it is quite easy to find as there are signs posted all round the city.

e! Science News - Activity sensing with software sensors - ...science researcher at the University of Leicester has investigated a technique which senses the activity of the user with the help of computer software systems. The doctoral study by a Pakistani student aims to deliver the systems which change according to the situation of the user by using Software Sensors that scan the context of the user.

e! Science News - Radio signals research scans new horizons - ...the public at the University of Leicester on June 24. The Festival of Postgraduate Research introduces employers and the public to the next generation of innovators and cutting-edge researchers, and gives postgraduate researchers the opportunity to explain the real world implications of their research to a wide ranging audience.

Cellular News - University Looks at Why Radio Signals Sometimes Act Unpredictably - ...A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and interfering with other signals.

Science Codex - Activity sensing with software sensors - ...science researcher at the University of Leicester has investigated a technique which senses the activity of the user with the help of computer software systems.

Lancashire Telegraph - Make a date for uni homecoming - ...a graduate of the University of Leicester from the 1970s with whom we have lost touch? The University of Leicester is hosting its annual graduates’ reunion on June 26, and this year we would particularly like to encourage as many 1970s graduates as possible to come back to the campus.

Irish Health.com - New drugs may target cancer pain - ...effects. Researchers at the University of Leicester in the UK and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop this new group of drugs which may not produce these side-effects.

RxPG News - New drugs to relieve cancer pain - ...David Rowbotham at the University of Leicester, as well as Doctors Guerrini, Calo and Professor Salvadori from the University of Ferrara in Italy, are leading the early experiments of a new group of drugs which may not produce these side effects. The research done at the University of Leicester has been funded by the Leicestershire and Rutland charity Hope Against Cancer.

1994 Group - 1994 Group of Universities warn of distressing news in Budget - ...of London, Lancaster University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Reading, University of St Andrews, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of Surrey, University of Sussex, University of York.

Woking News and Mail - Professor's laser research in 'top 10 discoveries' - ...important. Scientists from the University of Leicester developed a technique of identifying individual fingerprints in 1985 and this was ranked second in the poll.

nursingtimes.net - Reaching a consensus and ranking research priorities in urinary incontinence - ...senior lecturer in urogynaecology, University of Leicester, Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building, Leicester Royal Infirmary; Adrian Wagg, FRCP, MBBS, is consultant and senior lecturer in geriatric medicine, University College London; Lester Firkins is chair, James Lind Alliance, Oxford.

Chicago Tribune - Texting charges nothing to LOL about - In early 2008, astrophysicist Nigel Bannister of the University of Leicester in England calculated that for consumers to communicate by text costs 4.4 times ...

21 June 2010

BBC News - Today, 15:32 on BBC World Service - Professor Terry Brugha from the University of Leicester and American psychiatrist Daniel Carlat discuss the implications of the proposed changes. ...

Daily Mail - Paralysed patients to have chip implanted in their brain that reads their thoughts and lets them move - ...Quiroga’s team at Leicester University are now trying to develop a usable chip packed with electrodes and data processing technology as well as a wireless transmitter for relaying the signals.

Red Orbit - Study Sheds Light On Reducing Energy Costs - ...research project at the University of Leicester is examining the problem of high electricity prices around the world.Kwanruetai Boonyasana, a PhD student in the Department of Econo. Study Sheds Light On Reducing Energy Costs

Red Orbit - New Drugs To Relieve Cancer Pain - ...cancer painResearchers at the University of Leicester and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop new drugs which have the potentia. New Drugs To Relieve Cancer Pain

Science Centric - New drugs to relieve cancer pain - ...pain. Researchers at the University of Leicester and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop new drugs which have the potential to relieve cancer pain without causing many of the side effects of current pain-treatments like morphine....

Science Codex - New drugs to relieve cancer pain - ...pain. Researchers at the University of Leicester and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop new drugs which have the potential to relieve cancer pain without causing many of the side effects of current pain-treatments like morphine.

24Dash.com - Study sheds light on reducing energy costs - ...research project at the University of Leicester is examining the problem of high electricity prices around the world.

Medical News Today - The Growing Abundance Of Electrical Devices Around The Home And Work Increases Need For Safe Systems - ...Systems. Engineers at the University of Leicester are taking the unusual step of learning from architecture in order to design safer electrical systems. A doctoral project by Pakistani student Farah Lakhani is examining the development of software for embedded pro. Abscess (Dental)

Medical News Today - Y Chromosome Linked To Fatal Aneurysm, Increasing Likelihood Of Male Death From Disease - ...being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men. In her doctoral study, Cardiovascular Sciences student Lisa Bloomer is looking into the causes. Abscess (Dental)

24Dash.com - New drugs to relieve cancer pain - ...pain. Researchers at the University of Leicester and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop new drugs which have the potential to relieve cancer pain without causing many of the side effects of current pain-treatments like morphine.

20 June 2010

Daily News & Analysis - Brit study to identify reasons behind increased aneurysms risk in men - Washington, DC: A new research currently underway at the University of Leicester, UK, may identify reasons behind an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic ...

DailyIndia.com - Engineers learn architectural techniques to design safer electrical systems - A doctoral project at the University of Leicester, by Pakistani student Farah Lakhani, is examining the development of software for embedded processors ...

BBC Leicester - Excavation at Iron Age hill fort - ...into the picture Dr Patrick Clay University of Leicester. Recent excavations have already revealed part of stone defences of the hill fort entrance, along with a cobbled road and timber gateway.

19 June 2010

Oneindia - Engineers learn architectural techniques to design safer electrical systems - Research in the Embedded Systems Laboratory at the University of Leicester is aimed at making these systems more safe and reliable. ...

The Observer - Smart suit, shiny shoes … meet the new NUS president leading the battle against fees - ...English literature from the University of Leicester. Not quite the profile you might expect of a man who, as the new president of the National Union of Students, is about to lead one of the fiercest political battles in a generation.

Health 24 - Who are the hooligans? - ...in psychology at the University of Leicester in England. Differences in levels of hooliganism can arise because of different historic constructions of masculinity and sport which apply in different countries," Williams said. Alcohol consumption can play a role in unruly crowd behavior (as in the case of the United Kingdom, for example), but Williams points out that it's not always connected.

Firstscience.com - Increased likelihood of male death from disease - ...being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.

18 June 2010

The Engineer - Paralysed patients could benefit from robotic aids - ...programme involving academics from Leicester University, Newcastle University and Imperial College London.

International Business Times - Increased likelihood of male death from disease - ...being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.. In her doctoral study, Cardiovascular Sciences student Lisa Bloomer is looking into the causes of the male redominance of AAA, with a particular emphasis on genetic basis of the disease. Preliminary results from the study will be showcased at the University...

24Dash.com - Historian Bettany Hughes at the University of Leicester - ...Bettany Hughes at the University of Leicester. A renowned historian is to address a gathering of business and professional leaders, staff and postgraduate students at the University of Leicester.

Red Orbit - Gauging Safety In The Electronic Age - ...safe systemsEngineers at the University of Leicester are taking the unusual step of learning from architecture in order to design safer electrical systems.A doctoral p. Gauging Safety In The Electronic Age

Red Orbit - Increased Likelihood Of Male Death From Disease - ...being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.In her doctoral study, Cardiovascular Sciences student Lis. Increased Likelihood Of Male Death From Disease

24Dash.com - Museum Studies at University of Leicester wins national award - Museum Studies at University of Leicester wins national award. The University of Leicester picked up another glittering award at an national event in Mayfair last night – winning an award for its renowned School of Museum Studies.

The Guardian - Refugees' perspectives on Britishness - ...International Relations at the University of Leicester. Embarrassed by the exposure of their operation, the secret police reacted by firing and threatening to harm reporters. When they detained my colleague on the paper's management team, I did not feel safe to return to Zimbabwe and I applied for asylum. After waiting for a harrowing two years I was granted refugee status. I've always had a fair...

The Huddersfield Examiner - Examiner Letters, June 19, 2010 - ...a graduate of the University of Leicester from the 1970s with whom we have lost touch? The University of Leicester is hosting its annual graduates reunion on June 26 and this year we would particularly like to encourage as many 1970s graduates as possible to come back to the campus.

24Dash.com - Achievement award for part-time management student - ...Education certificate at the University of Leicester Institute of Lifelong Learning has been awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award by the University’s Students’ Union.

Health 24 - Why we cheer - ...in sociology at the University of Leicester in England. Supporting a sports club offered opportunities for a connection with the national stage, as well as opportunities for shared emotional highs (and lows) in largely unexciting societies.

Melton Times - Iron age site excavated - ...years.. Students from the University of Leicester are digging the site and holding an open day on Sunday, from 11am to 4pm with guided tours.

Times Higher Education Supplement - University of Derby takes top honour at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards - ...the Year; and the University of Leicester’s School of Museum Studies, which took home the Outstanding Departmental Administration Team award.

17 June 2010

Wired - British City Embraces Homely Hydrogen Cars - The University of Leicester and De Montfort University will work on a filling station for the cars. Riversimple touted decentralized production when they ...

The Star - University steps back to the 70s - The University of Leicester is hosting its annual graduates' reunion on June 26 and this year we'd particularly like to encourage as many 1970s graduates as ...

Borders Today - Calling local Leicester alumni - The University of Leicester is looking for graduates from the 1970s with whom we have lost touch. The university is hosting its annual graduates' reunion on ...

WalesOnline - THE TOP 10 SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES AT UK UNIVERSITIES - Genetic fingerprinting – Alec Jeffreys' development in 1985 at the University of Leicester of a reliable way to detect differences in individuals' DNA 3. ...

British Gas - Centrica wins top PR award for campaign to acquire Venture Production - ...said a study by Leicester University showed that award-winning companies experience an improved financial performance after just one year of winning their first award. After three years, the benefits were even greater.

24Dash.com - Largest radio telescope gets royal seal of approval - ...United Kingdom, including the University of Leicester. The all-electronic ‘next generation’ telescope developed by ASTRON in the Netherlands can now offer to astronomers the joint use of a network of antennae that spreads from its core region in the northeast of the Netherlands to distances of thousands of kilometers across Europe. LOFAR will consist of thousands of antennae spread across stations...

Leicester Sound 105.4FM - Cancer teens to get own ward - 300,000 for the Leicester unit - and expand services for young people across the East Midlands. As well as specialist units, Teenage Cancer Trust also funds a number of services all with the same goal ? to help young people fight cancer. These include clinical and research staff, an education programme for schools, family support networks and an annual conference for young cancer patients in Leicester...

24Dash.com - Burrough Hill revealed - University of Leicester archaeologists investigate imposing Iron Age hill fort - Burrough Hill revealed - University of Leicester archaeologists investigate imposing Iron Age hill fort. One of Leicestershire’s most important archaeological monuments is being excavated for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Lancashire Telegraph - Meet up with student friends - ...a graduate of the University of Leicester from the 1970s with whom we have lost touch? The University of Leicester is hosting its annual graduates’ reunion on 26th June, and this year we would particularly like to encourage as many 1970s graduates as possible to come back to the campus.

Cambridge Network - The recipe for life is revealed as the most important UK discovery - ...fingerprinting – scientists from the University of Leicester developed a technique of identifying individual DNA make up in 1985. Genetic fingerprints are like real fingerprints in that they are unique to every individual (except identical twins) and have greatly assisted the fight against crime.

16 June 2010

Space Daily - UK Space Agency Funds International Mars Rover - UK involvement comes from the University of Leicester, Cranfield University and Imperial College London. The leader of the project (the so-called Principal ...

Bedford Today - Lincroft target tag glory - ...finals day held at Leicester University having progressed through county qualifying tournaments. Lincroft fielded two teams in the Midlands East regionals finals, while Caddington Village School were also in action.

Irish Independent - In brief: Gilmore . . . Wilde move . . . Lee . . . Anglo . . . Escape - ...Robert Sullivan Bantry, Co Cork The University of Leicester is hosting its annual graduates' reunion on June 26. We would particularly like to encourage as many 1970s graduates as possible to come back to the campus.

Daily Mail - DNA voted greatest UK scientific breakthrough of all time in poll of academics - ...unveiled by scientists at Leicester University in 1985, who developed a technique of identifying individual DNA make-up - with 13 per cent.

15 June 2010

Thaindian.com - Indian-origin scientist suggests use of CT scans for severe asthma - Dr Sumit Gupta, a postgraduate student at the University of Leicester, along with his colleagues at the Institute for Lung Health and Radiology Department ...

24Dash.com - Open house for the arts - ...s Open House at Embrace Arts at the RA centre, the University of Leicester’s arts centre, on Saturday 26 June. On offer are free taster workshops in weaving, visual arts and salsa dancing, plus children’s activities and a lunchtime Soundbite concert an.

Health Business - Are you prepared? - ...Disaster Management from the University of Leicester, is a fellow of the Society and Member of the Business Continuity Institute, Institute of Risk Management and Institute of Healthcare Management.

Red Orbit - Africa's Corridors -- An Engine For Growth? - ...being scrutinised by a University of Leicester researcher because of an innovative policy initiative.Rachel Tate, a PhD rese. Africa's Corridors -- An Engine For Growth?

Bangor Holyhead and Anglesey Mail - Bethesda marathon man raises £3,000 for hospice - ...as a student in Leicester University. Richard, who works as a paramedic in Llanllyfin, Powys, was aiming to finish the London event in under two and three quarter hours.

Health Canal - Simple Injection Could Save the Lives of Thousands of Accident Victims Worldwide - ...of Accident Victims Worldwide. University of Leicester Professor was clinical lead for international study.

ScienceDaily - Telomeres: Size matters when it comes to DNA - ...new study at the University of Leicester is examining a sequence of DNA -- known as telomeres -- that varies in length between individual.

14 June 2010

EurekAlert - Africa's corridors -- an engine for growth? - While South Africa comes under the world's spotlight for the World Cup, it is being scrutinised by a University of Leicester researcher because of an ...

Sify - Genetic 'chips' to help identify genes, molecules behind CAD - ... is being undertaken by postgraduate researcher Paraskevi Christofidou of the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Leicester (UL). ...

Leicester Mercury - MP applauds scientists - A city MP has called on Parliament to applaud scientists at the University of Leicester who are looking for life on another planet. Leicester East MP Keith ...

24Dash.com - Study of severe asthma using CT scans - ...new study led by University of Leicester researchers at Glenfield Hospital suggests that CT scans may be the way forward for monitoring progression of severe asthma as well as checking how it is responding to treatment.

Red Orbit - Study Of Severe Asthma Using CT Scans - ...new study led by University of Leicester researchers at Glenfield Hospital suggests that CT scans may be the way forward for monito. Study Of Severe Asthma Using CT Scans

e! Science News - Study of severe asthma using CT-scans - ...be showcased at the University of Leicester's Festival of Postgraduate Research on 24 June.

e! Science News - Africa's corridors -- an engine for growth? - ...being scrutinised by a University of Leicester researcher because of an innovative policy initiative. Rachel Tate, a PhD research student in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester, is focussing on the Maputo Development Corridor, a cross-border spatial development initiative.

Location Intelligence - Acronym of the Week - ...is funded by the University of Leicester ...Re. GUINNESS is Geography Undergraduates Integrating Neo-geographies and Social Science. It's a project designed to advance ideas and thinking with regards to the spatial exploration of a city. The scheme, which is funded by the University of Leicester New Teaching Initiatives, encourages the use and evaluation of mediascape technology in association with...

Science Centric - Study of severe asthma using CT scans - A new study led by University of Leicester researchers at Glenfield Hospital suggests that CT scans may be the way forward for monitoring progression of severe asthma as well as...

Science Codex - Study of severe asthma using CT scans - ...new study led by University of Leicester researchers at Glenfield Hospital suggests that CT scans may be the way forward for monitoring progression of severe asthma as well as checking how it is responding to treatment.

Click Liverpool - Laddish Ads "Demeaning" to Women - ...our society." A 2004 University of Leicester study collating Football League and Association surveys of 43,156 Premier League fans (including 5,000 female supporters) found that women followers to be more likely than men to hold season tickets and attended reserve matches more frequently.

Cambridge News & Crier - Soldier died from chest wound - ...studied mechanical engineering at Leicester University and had been working as a sales manager for Huntingdon software firm Teamstudio before going to Afghanistan where he was attached to the 3rd Rifles.

Science Codex - Africa's corridors -- an engine for growth? - ...being scrutinised by a University of Leicester researcher because of an innovative policy initiative. Rachel Tate, a PhD research student in the Department of Politics and Inter. While South Africa comes under the world's spotlight for the World Cup, it is being scrutinised by a University of Leicester researcher because of an innovative policy initiative.

Spiked - Welcome to Amnesty’s black-and-white world - ...international politics at the University of Leicester. She is author of Critique, Security and Power: The Political Limits to Critical and Emancipatory Approaches to Security, published by Routledge. (Buy this book from Amazon(UK).)

24Dash.com - Geographers discover delights of GUINNESS ...Human Geographers at the University of Leicester have implemented a new technological system which will alter the face of excursions in the field once and for all.

HCL Plc - Staff in doctors' jobs 'can address social inequalities' - ...out by Leeds and Leicester universities back in 2008 found that children from the poorest areas are more likely to be admitted to intensive care than those from more affluent homes.

13 June 2010

Red Orbit - Size Matters When It Comes To DNA - new study at the University of Leicester is examining a sequence of DNA- known as telomeres - that varies in length between individual.

Red Orbit - Tracking The True Tale Of Turkeys - new research at the University of Leicester reveals that the history of the much loved poultry is in fact rather varied and unexp.

Nanotechnology Now - Y-Carbon Recognized for Revolutionary Technology - ...7th, 2010, New-Contracts/Sales/Customers University of Leicester uses NanoSight to characterize marine viruses bacteriophages June 8th, 2010

12 June 2010

Science Centric - Tracking the true tale of turkeys - new research at the University of Leicester reveals that the history of the much loved poultry is infact rather varied and unexpected.... The turkey dinner is a staple part of Christmas Day, but new research at the University of Leicester reveals that the history of the much loved poultry is in fact rather varied and unexpected.

Webindia123.com - DNA bits could help understand development of dise ... - Researchers at the University of Leicester (UL) are examining how telomeres, a repeating sequence of DNA that varies in length between individuals, may bring on diseases associated with ageing and, perhaps most importantly, the development of cancer.

This is Exeter - Reunion for 1970s university alumni - if you are a University of Leicester graduate from the '70s, and have not had any contact from the University, please get in touch now! You are most welcome to attend the Homecoming — please phone or email me, or look at the webpage for more details.

The Guardian - Surfers Against Sewage: the muck stops here - enlisted microbiologists at the University of Leicester to look at viral and bacterial loads caused by untreated sewage in water, and their connection to diseases such as gastroenteritis, hepatitis and a potential killer, E coli 0157. This was backed up by, as Hines puts it, "a gruesome trial of evidence" , comprising loads of crude outflow pipes and condoms, to be shown to journalists.

Health Canal - How genetic 'chips' could help to understand heart disease - New study at University of Leicester aims to pave way for treatments. New research at the University of Leicester will use the latest genetic techniques to examine DNA from over 20,000 patients with heart disease.

Wired-Gov - UK Space Agency funds international Mars rover - ...involvement comes from the University of Leicester, Cranfield University and Imperial College London. The leader of the project (the so-called Principal Investigator) is Prof Mark Sims from the University of Leicester.

e! Science News - Size matters -- when it comes to DNA - new study at the University of Leicester is examining a sequence of DNA- known as telomeres - that varies in length between individual. This follows evidence that these structures shrink in length over an individual's lifetime and that this may contribute to several diseases including those commonly associated with ageing and, perhaps most importantly, the development of cancer.

11 June 2010

Swindon Advertiser - Letter from Amber Cuttill - a graduate of the University of Leicester from the 1970s with whom we have lost touch?. We are organising a buffet breakfast to welcome back all those 1970s graduates with whom we have lost touch- so if you are a University of Leicester graduate from the ‘70s, and have not had any

New Scientist - Did wobbly cosmic strings create huge explosions? - Nial Tanvir of the University of Leicester, UK, whose group discovered the 2009 burst, finds the idea interesting but thinks an unknown property of the first stars is a more likely explanation.

Science Codex - Size matters, when it comes to DNA - new study at the University of Leicester is examining a sequence of DNA- known as telomeres - that varies in length between individual.

Science Codex - Tracking the true tale of turkeys - new research at the University of Leicester reveals that the history of the much loved poultry is in fact rather varied and unexpected.

Peterborough Today - Sunshine’s a ray of hope for Big Brother house - year medical student at Leicester University, is hoping her beauty and brains will prove to be a winning combination as she potentially faces 13 weeks being in the gaze of cameras for 24 hours a day.

24Dash.com - How genetic 'chips' could help to understand heart disease - New research at the University of Leicester will use the latest genetic techniques to examine DNA from over 20,000 patients with heart disease.

24Dash.com - New study aims to promote animal welfare - new study at the University of Leicester aims to promote animal welfare in Cyprus and the UK. The postgraduate research study is being conducted by Alexia Zalaf in the School of Psychology. Preliminary results from the study will be showcased at the Uni. A new study at the University of Leicester aims to promote animal welfare in Cyprus and the UK.

24Dash.com - Celebrate 50 years of Space Science at the University of Leicester - Space Science at the University of Leicester. The  University of Leicester is holding a Homecoming on 26 June -its  annual reunion for graduates and friends of the University. The theme for 2010 is ‘Discovery’ to celebrate 50 years of Space Science at Leicester.

Belfast Telegraph - Leicester calls on graduates - a graduate of the University of Leicester from the 1970s? The university is hosting its annual graduates’ reunion on June 26 and this year we would particularly like to encourage as many 1970s graduates as possible to come back to the campus.

Laboratory Talk - Nanosight system helps bacteriophage study - and Inflammation at the University of Leicester has selected the Nanosight nanoparticle characterisation system to count bacteriophage and marine viruses.

Building Magazine - Making music - Hunter, replaces the fifties University of Leicester students’ union building and provides a new union, shops, restaurants, public atrium and three Academy music venues.

Oneindia - New DNA study may offer insights into several diseases - Jonathan Williams, from the University of Leicester, is conducting postgraduate research into this field. "DNA in human cells is arranged into 46 linear ...

10 June 2010

News Blaze - University of Leicester Climbs to Highest Position in Guardian League Table - University of Leicester Climbs to Highest Position in Guardian League Table. The University of Leicester has risen to its highest ever position in The Guardian University league table - placed 12th out of 118 universities..

24Dash.com - Who fights for their rights? - A doctoral study from the School of Law suggests that victims’ rights to have a fair trial have not been instituted in any human rights inst. Vulnerable witnesses in Asia need to be better protected according to new research at the University of Leicester.

24Dash.com - New study on politics of immigration - Postgraduate researcher Peter Thomas is carrying out the research in the Department of Politics and International Relations.  Preliminary findings for his res. The politics of immigration is being investigated in a new study at the University of Leicester.

24Dash.com - Tracking the true tale of turkeys - new research at the University of Leicester reveals that the history of the much loved poultry is in fact rather varied and unexpected

Times Higher Education Supplement - Britain closes science-citations gap on US - ...space science at the University of Leicester, said he was pleased to see his perception of the high quality of British research reinforced. "But basic citations are quite crude statistics since they take no account of the volume of activity in the subfield," he added.

09 June 2010

24dash - Size matters - when it comes to DNA - A new study at the University of Leicester is examining a sequence of DNA- known as telomeres - that varies in length between individual. ...

24Dash.com - Exclusion of mother tongue problematises identity construction - ...doctoral study from the University of Leicester investigating the exclusion of the mother tongue in language education has raised concerns about its effects on students’ self-perception. Exploring the role of Cypriot Dialect in secondary education on Cy. A doctoral study from the University of Leicester investigating the exclusion of the mother tongue in language education has raised concerns about...

Study Group - Guardian University Rankings 2011 - Excellent Results - ...Business & Management, with the University of Leicester at 6th, the University of Lancaster at 8th and Heriot-Watt University ranked 20th.

Early Day Motions - EXOMARS EXPEDITION FROM LEICESTER TO MARS - ...by scientists at the University of Leicester to search for signs of life on Mars aboard the European Space Agency's ExoMars spacecraft in 2018; recognises the significant contribution made by the UK to this project through the legacy of Beagle 2 in 2003; welcomes the contribution made by the British satellite company Astrium in constructing the ExoMars rover Bridget; wishes the best of luck to the...

News Blaze - The Final Curtain: What Happens to Dancers When They Can No Longer Dance? - ...being undertaken at the University of Leicester has revealed dancers face tough career prospects once they leave the profession even though they possess many desirable employability skills.

News Blaze - Size Matters- When It Comes to DNA - ...Suite, Charles Wilson Building, University of Leicester between 11am and 1pm. This event is open to the public and is free to attend. More information at: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ssds/sd/pgr/events/fpgr

08 June 2010

Nanotechnology News - University of Leicester uses NanoSight to characterize marine viruses ... - The Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Leicester is using the NanoSight nanoparticle characterization system to count ...

UPI.com - Most likely shoplifter: Unpleasant male - Researchers at the University of Leicester in England say they tried to identify the features of people prone to shoplifting. Study leader Dr. Vincent Egan ...

24Dash.com - Garden Open Day - Day held by the University of Leicester Botanic Garden. We all love a beautiful garden and on Sunday 27th June there will be an event offering something for everyone in one of the most diverse gardens in the Midlands.

Nanotechnology Now - Mariner's Choice Delivers Initial Order to New Distributor - University of Leicester uses NanoSight to characterize marine viruses & bacteriophages June 8th, 2010

Invest in Nottingham - Research firm Sygnature set to double in size - Through the University of Leicester, Sygnature is currently carrying out research for charitable giant the WellcomeTrust. It also has a collaborative relationship with Respivert, a researchfocused business based at Imperial College, London.

Study Group - Outstanding Ranking Results in the Times Good University Guide 2011 - The University of Leicester and Keele University have both retained their strong positions of 15th and 42nd in the rankings respectively, with subject strengths at Leicester in Communications and Media Studies (2nd), General Engineering (6th) Business Studies and Law (top 20).

1994 Group - 1994 Group Universities secure over half of top 20 places in Guardian University League Tables - ...of London, Lancaster University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Reading, University of St Andrews, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of Surrey, University of Sussex, University of York.

Leicestershire Constabulary - Young people learn safety messages through Tag Rugby - ...counties will compete at Leicester University’s Stoughton Playing Fields for the right to go on to the national Tag Rugby finals. Each team is a mix of girls and boys – seven players from each team will be on the field at any one time, with at least two of these being girls.

07 June 2010

KSL-TV - Profiling a shoplifter - One group is classified by researchers at the University of Leicester as "unpleasant and antisocial." Best Buy Loss Prevention Specialist Will Cisneros says ...

1994 Group - 1994 Group comments on HEPI report on comparability of degree standards - ...of London, Lancaster University, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Reading, University of St Andrews, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of Surrey, University of Sussex, University of York.

06 June 2010

The Malta Independent - When learning is an ivory tower - Ashton, Emeritus Professor at Leicester University, has carried out research work with major trans-national corporations for more than 40 years. This annual seminar celebrated both the 20th anniversary of the Foundation?s inception and its 10 years of partnership with the Centre of Labour Market Studies at the University of Leicester.

New York Times - Helen K. Chinoy, Theater Historian and Educator, Dies at 87 - ... years in the early 1960s, during which she completed her PhD. in English at Columbia University and taught at the University of Leicester in England. ...

05 June 2010

Independent - Leading article: Red or dead - Scientists at the University of Leicester are developing a new rover vehicle for the next European Space Agency mission to the red planet. The estimated time of arrival is some time in 2018.

Independent - Today Leicester. But in 2018... Mars - Mark Sims of the University of Leicester, which is at the heart of Britain's contribution to the project.

04 June 2010

Irish Medical Times - Treatment reduces central aortic blood pressure - ...Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, UK. The CAFE study revealed that the amlodipine antihypertensive treatment strategy, with perindopril added as required, results in significantly lower central arterial blood pressures than a treatment strategy with atenolol plus diuretic.

24Dash.com - Roots Arts Exhibition - ...their work at the University of Leicester in an arts exhibition to be opened by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Arts, Humanities & Law, Professor Douglas Tallack. Talented young artists from across Leicester City will be showcasing their work at the University of Leicester in an arts exhibition to be opened by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Arts, Humanities...

ITN - UK work starts on 2018 Mars mission - The University of Leicester academics are working on the high-tech equipment for the ExoMars mission.

Daily Telegraph - Scientists start work on high-tech mission to Mars instruments - Prof Sims added: ''The University of Leicester and the UK has a major international role in this key mission. The work associated with the ExoMars mission will be a major part of the University's Space Research Centre programme until launch of the mission in 2018 and after that, with operations and 'new science' on the surface of Mars from 2019.

24Dash.com - University Showcases Postgraduate Research - the public at the University of Leicester's sixth annual Festival of Postgraduate Research, being held from 11.00am-1pm on Thursday 24th June 2010 in the Belvoir Suite, 2nd Floor, Charles Wilson.

24Dash.com - Life on Mars: University of Leicester scientists to detect clues for alien existence - on display at the University of Leicester where scientists are involved in five instruments on board the ExoMars mission.

Leicester Sound 105.4FM - From Leicester...to Mars! - Academics from the University of Leicester are among a group of scientists working on the hightech equipment for the ExoMars mission.

British Medical Journal (BMJ) - Continuing the multiple sclerosis risk sharing scheme is unjustified - ...Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester

Medway Messenger - Archaeologist unearths exciting find - ...with an archaeology degree from Leicester University in 1980, has worked as a freelance archaeologist ever since and lists the discovery as one of his three most exciting finds.

Daily Mail - British scientists gear up for space mission to find life on Mars - Academics from the University of Leicester are among a group of scientists working on the hightech equipment for the ExoMars mission.

Yorkshire Post - Yorkshire scientists seek life on Mars - ...was announced yesterday by Leicester University.

03 June 2010

Softpedia - ExoMars Model Showcased at the University of Leicester - As part of efforts to popularize the mission, and gain additional support, experts at the University of Leicester, who are involved in five of the ...

Engineering and Technology Board (ETB) - Place to land? - we are announcing the University of Leicester teams preparing for the ExoMars Flight Model Build programme.

Wired-Gov - UK Space Agency - Post-mortem of a Comet - Researchers at the University of Leicester are examining extraterrestrial material from a comet to assess the origins of our Solar System.

Rigzone.com - Matra Appoints New Non-Executive Director - After graduating from Leicester University with a degree in Geology he worked for Shell International in various overseas assignments. He was Technical Director of Monument Oil...

Rigzone.com - Stream O&G Says Hello to New CFO - ...Sc. (Finance) from the University of Leicester in England. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

02 June 2010

EurekAlert - Life on Mars: University of Leicester to detect clues for alien existence - The event coincides with celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of space research at the University of Leicester. Scientists from the University of ...

Security Park.net - New University of Leicester study identifies features of person prone to shoplifting - New University of Leicester study identifies features of person prone to shoplifting. . Shoplifting is a major concern within the British retail industry; according to the Centre for Retail Research, Britain tops Europe's shoplifting league, with over £1.5 billion in shop property stolen per annum, which costs each household an additional

Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph - John Leggott College students reach UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge final - ...take place at the University of Leicester on June 28 and 29. The winning team will be awarded an all expenses paid trip to the USA to attend the Team America Rocketry Challenge Finals.

UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) - RCUK announce independent review of Roberts’ recommendations - ..Professor Sir Robert Burgess, Leicester University Professor Geraint Johnes, Lancaster University Professor Jean Chambaz, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris Professor Ella Ritchie

BBC News - You're dumped - ...student welfare service at Leicester University. "If a student fails an exam, then they would normally have one more bite of the cherry,"she says, and there is plenty of support to help them before they re-sit.

Investegate - Bill Guest joins Matra Petroleum board - After graduating from Leicester University with a degree in geology he worked for Shell International in various overseas assignments.

e! Science News - Life on Mars: University of Leicester to detect clues for alien existence - A development model of the Mars Rover, called Bridget, was on display at the University today-Friday June 4- providing invited schoolchildren as well as staff and students with an exciting.

Red Orbit - University of Leicester To Detect Clues For Life On Mars - Development model of Mars rover at University of Leicester on Friday June 4A development model of the Mars Rover, called Bridget, is on display at the University Friday, June 4, providing invited schoolchildren as well as staff and students with an exciti...

East Anglian Daily Times - Save money and the Earth with the 3 Rs - Rory studied at Leicester University and attained a degree in Biological Sciences, MSc in Natural Resource Management and PhD in Freshwater Ecology.

Science Codex - Life on Mars: University of Leicester to detect clues for alien existence - ...space research at the University of Leicester. Scientists from the University of Leicester are involved in five instruments on board the ExoMars mission, including building the hardware for three of the instruments on board the craft. The ExoMars mission is one of the key missions under the remit of the newly formed UK Space Agency.

01 June 2010

ABC News - Rude, Messy Men Most Likely to Steal - ... but that's not what we found," says Vincent Egan, a psychology professor at the University of Leicester who co-authored the study. ...

BBC - Bouncers to get safety training - ...separate study from the University of Leicester in 2008 found 97.5% of door staff had been threatened with violence over the past year and 81% had been the victim of a minor assault

Red Orbit - XMM-Newton Offers New Perspectives On Galaxy Clusters - ...Science Centre (SSC), at Leicester University, UK, processes and correlates all XMM-Newton observations with existing sky data held elsewhere in the world.

This is Business East Midlands - Research firm Sygnature set to double in size - ...around 80. Through the University of Leicester, Sygnature is currently carrying out research for charitable giant the WellcomeTrust.

Space Daily - Post-Mortem Of A Comet - ...Comet. . Researchers at the University of Leicester are examining extraterrestrial material from a comet to assess the origins of our Solar System.

www.info4security.com - SMT SELECT News: Edition 20 (June 2010) - ...by researchers at the University of Leicester which examines criminal behaviour patterns.

Engineering and Technology Board (ETB) - Where do all the radio signals go? - ...be shown at the University of Leicester’s Festival of Postgraduate Research, 24 June.

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