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University of Leicester in the Media - August 2010

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

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Broadcast News

  • BBC Radio Leicester interviewed Dr Gillian Youngs from the Department of Media and Communications on 10 August on the impact of social media (particularly Facebook) on juries and sentencing.

31 August 2010

Inhabitat (blog) - University of Leicester Unveils Green ALICE Supercomputer - by Timon Singh, 08/31/10 The University of Leicester has just spent £2.2 million ($3.3 million) upgrading its computer system with a hi-tech,

Scientific Computing - Super ALICE Ushers in New Wonderland of Green Computing - Alice, the University of Leicester's new 'green' supercomputer is 10 times more powerful than the system it replaces. Researchers will use the

Economic Times - Migration does not bring happiness: UK study - LONDON: For migrants to the UK from India and elsewhere, the grass might not be greener on the other side, a new study from the University of Leicester has ...

FOXNews - Genes May Raise Men's Risk of Heart Disease - A study from Leicester University in Britain found that a man's risk of coronary heart disease is 55 percent greater if they carry the I-haplogroup in their ...

Loughborough News - Three hundred years of history in a tomato - A new history of the tomato in Italy by a University of Leicester historian throws some surprising insights on an item of food that we have been accustomed ...

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27 August 2010

IndustryWeek - Technology Could Turn Windows and Walls into Solar Cells - Ensol, which collaborated with the UK's University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy, estimates the film may be ready to hit the market as

Loughborough News - New research facilities open to help the fight against lung disease - Andrew Wardlaw, Professor of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine at the University of Leicester, commented: This refurbishment and new bronchoscopy room is a ...

26 August 2010

Peterborough Today - Japanese to look at fingerprint technique - Dr Bond, an honorary research fellow at the University of Leicester Forensic Research Centre, said: "The interest has mainly come from the United States, ...

MedPage Today - ESC: Heart Disease Tracks Y Chromosome - ... compared with all others, Nilesh J. Samani, MD, of the University of Leicester, England, and colleagues found in pooled results of two British cohorts. ...

25 August 2010

Culture24 - British Science Festival aims to get Birmingham buzzing - ... Canadian rapper and board-treader Baba Brinkman gives a Rap Guide to Evolution at The Electric Cinema, the University of Leicester's Dr Sally Horrocks

RTT News - Eating More Leafy Greens Could Decrease Diabetes Risk - For the study, researcher Patrice Carter of the University of Leicester and her team studied the health records of 220000 subjects. ...

TopNews United Kingdom (blog) - Cervical Cancer is Now Treatable - A new study, conducted by a group of scientists from the University of Leicester, from London, Manchester and the Medical Research Council, revealed that ...

Printed Electronics World - PV-Nano: Development of a novel thin film photovoltaic cell technology - A thin film deposition system with nanocrystal source will be designed and constructed in collaboration with the University of Leicester (UK) for the

24 August 2010

Our Amazing Planet - Fossilized Creek Beds Offer Up Ancient Climate Change Clues - "They're not really rising, but the land is falling," said Dinah Smith, a doctoral candidate at the University of Leicester who is conducting the most ...

Platinum today - Platinum compound offers 'significant' cervical cancer treatment advance - Dr Paul Symonds from the Department of Cancer Studies and Molecule Medicine at the University of Leicester studied case histories on 1412 patients collected ...

Loughborough News - How well do you know your genes - A new series of accessible public lectures is being launched at the University of Leicester with the specific aim of making genetics simpler to understand. ...

Green Car Reports (blog) - Could Your Car's Tinted Windows Collect Solar Energy? - EnSol is currently developing a commercial version of the technology together with the University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy. ...

HealthJockey.com - Cisplatin drug with radiotherapy supposedly benefit cervical cancer patients - A latest study triggered by the University of Leicester affirms that a combination of the drug cisplatin and radiotherapy display better results than only ...

Healthcare Republic - Diabetes education shown to be cost-effective - A team including GP Kamlesh Khunti, professor of diabetes medicine at the University of Leicester, studied the diabetes education and self management for ...

23 August 2010

Telegraph.co.uk - Asparagus, garlic and artichokes 'could help fight obesity and diabetes' - Research by the University of Leicester, published last week, suggests that eating green leafy vegetables could help cut the risk of type 2 diabetes

22 August 2010

abc7.com - Green, leafy veggies lower diabetes risk - Researchers at the University of Leicester analyzed data from previous studies involving 220000 men and women. They found that men and women who ate ...

The Trinidad Guardian - COSTAATT's Communication Graduates – surpassing expectations - Based on their academic track record, international higher education institutions such as Florida International University, the University of Leicester and ...

21 August 2010

Food Consumer - Physical activity, healthy diet cut type 2 diabetes risk - The study led by Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester and published in the British Medical Journal found women who ate one and half extra servings ...

Technorati (blog) - Effects of Green Leafy Vegetables and Fruits on Health - A new research from University of Leicester concludes its beneficial effect on type II diabetes. Green leafy vegetables traditionally include; cabbages,

Bo'ness Journal - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

News Guardian - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

Shanghai Daily - Leafy veg can cut risk of type 2 diabetes - ...diabetes research unit at Leicester University. The review, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at six studies which covered more than 200,000 people between 30 and 74 years old in the United States, China and Finland.

Sheffield Telegraph - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

Harehills Today - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

Larne Times - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

Alertnet - Green leafy vegetables can cut risk of diabetes:study - ...diabetes research unit at Leicester University. The review, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at six studies, which covered more than 200,000 people between 30 and 74 years old, in the United States, China and Finland.

Net Doctor - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

Carnoustie Today Guide & Gazette - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

20 August 2010

Medscape - Eating Green Leafy Vegetables May Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes - The Cardiovascular Research Department, University of Leicester, funded this study. All members of the research team are either employees of the University

U.S. News & World Report - Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk - Researchers, led by nutritionist Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, examined six studies that looked at the links between ...

Babble (blog) - Quality Postpartum Care Helps Prevent Postpartum Depression - The University of Leicester were so impressed with the results, they are “now considering undertaking further research on prevention of postnatal depression ...

WebMD - Green Leafy Veggies May Cut Diabetes Risk - Patrice Carter, a research nutritionist at the University of Leicester, and colleagues reviewed six studies involving more than 220000 people that focused ...

Leicester Mercury - A-level students in Leicestershire picked up results - All places at the University of Leicester had been filled by 12.30pm yesterday. Between 7am and midday, De Montfort University admissions staff took 4274 ...

Loughborough News - Treasure conference features Britain8217s leading Archaeologists - Some of Britain's leading Iron Age archaeologists will be meeting at the University of Leicester on Saturday 11th September for the Hallaton Treasure ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Spinach and cabbage 'may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes' - ... green vegetables was associated with a 14 per cent reduced risk of developing the condition, a study by a team at University of Leicester has found. ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Drug and radiation treatment cuts deaths from cervical cancer - ... cervical cancer each year in Britain and using the combination therapy could save hundreds of lives, the researchers from University of Leicester said. ...

The Press Association - Therapy 'cuts cervical cancer risk' - Dr Paul Symonds, from the department of cancer studies and molecular medicine at the University of Leicester, led the study, which is being described as a

Whitby Gazette - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

Health Finder - Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, examined six studies that looked at the links between diet and the incidence of type 2 diabetes. They found that compared with those who ate the least amount of green, leafy vegetables (0.2 servings daily), people who ate the most (1.35 servings daily) had a 14 percent reduction in risk for type 2 diabetes.

Kettering Evening Telegraph - Sarah overcomes illness for grades - ...with art history at Leicester University. Miss Inman lost control of her bike in Corby and veered off a path over a drop.

Medicine Net - Green Leafy Veggies May Cut Diabetes Risk - ...research nutritionist at the University of Leicester, and colleagues reviewed six studies involving more than 220,000 people that focused on the links between fruits and vegetables and type 2 diabetes.

Healthfinder.gov - Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, examined six studies that looked at the links between diet and the incidence of type 2 diabetes. They found that compared with those who ate the least amount of green, leafy vegetables (0.2 servings daily), people who ate the most (1.35 servings daily) had a 14 percent reduction in risk for type 2 diabetes.

North West Evening Mail - Landmark results year for UVHS - ...to study medicine at Leicester University Medical School. She said: “I’m over the moon. I had to do a few resits in Year 12 and I didn’t think I’d get in but I did.

Science Centric - Significant advance announced in treatment of cervical cancer - ...medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer.... A medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer.

Net Doctor - Green leafy vegetables 'cut diabetes risk' - ...to researchers at the University of Leicester. The research team reviewed six previous studies, involving more than 220,000 participants, which had looked at the links between fruit and vegetable consumption and type-2 diabetes.

Independent - Eating green vegetables 'reduces risk of diabetes' - ...suggests.. Researchers at the University of Leicester examined six existing studies and compared people's intake of green leafy vegetables. They found those who consumed more than one serving a day had a lower risk of diabetes than people who barely ate any.

British Medical Journal - Fruit and vegetable intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis - ...Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 5WW, 2 Clinical Division of General Practice and Primary Health Sciences, University of Leicester,

Geek.com - A spray-on solar panel for windows has been patented - ...in partnership with the University of Leicester’s Department of Physics and Astronomy has patented a process which produces a film which can be sprayed on the surface of a window to turn it into a solar panel according to a report by Gizmag.

Leamington Observer - A'Level students celebrate in the face of national fears - ...secured a place at Leicester University to study media and communications after achieving two As and a B.

Diabetes UK - Research claims green leafy vegetables can reduce risk of developing Type 2 diabetes - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, reviewed six studies, involving over 220,000 people, that focused on the links between fruit and vegetable consumption and Type 2 diabetes.

Scotsman (The) - Eat up your greens to cut risk of diabetes - ...of diabetes. Experts from Leicester University examined six existing studies and compared people's intake of green leafy vegetables.

Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes. Experts from the University of Leicester examined six existing studies and compared people's intake of green leafy vegetables. They found those who consumed more than one serving a day had a lower risk of diabetes than people who barely ate any.

Healthcare Republic - Leafy vegetables reduce diabetes risk - ...meta-analysis suggests.. The University of Leicester team included GP Professor Kamlesh Khunti, professor of primary care diabetes and vascular medicine at the University of Leicester.

AOL UK - Therapy 'cuts cervical cancer risk' - ...molecular medicine at the University of Leicester, led the study, which is being described as a significant advance. He and colleagues in London and Manchester examined data for cisplatin combined with radiotherapy and compared it with that for patients given radiotherapy on its own.

Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Therapy 'cuts cervical cancer risk' - ...molecular medicine at the University of Leicester, led the study, which is being described as a significant advance. He and colleagues in London and Manchester examined data for cisplatin combined with radiotherapy and compared it with that for patients given radiotherapy on its own.

Nanotechnology - New technique announced to turn windows into power generators - ...to meet at the University of Leicester to develop of a revolutionary new technique for harnessing green energy.

AOL UK - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes. Experts from the University of Leicester examined six existing studies and compared people's intake of green leafy vegetables.

Red Orbit - Leafy Vegetables Help Reduce Risk Of Diabetes - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, central England, reviewed six studies that involved 220,000 people that explored the link between fruit and vegetables consumption and Type 2 diabetes.

Fruitful Office - Health benefits of office fruit revealed - ...research nutritionist at the University of Leicester, wrote in the British Medical Journal that a lack of fruit and vegetables was thought to have accounted for around 2.6 million deaths worldwide in 2000.

Englemed Health News - A leaf to prevent disease - Researcher Patrice Carter, of Leicester University, UK, says Britons are especially vulnerable - as just 14 per cent eat the recommended five portions a day of fruit and vegetables.

Daily Mail - Green leafy vegetables 'cut diabetes risk' - ...new study Experts from the University of Leicester examined six studies and compared people's intake of green leafy vegetables.

nursingtimes.net - Eating leafy green vegetables 'lowers diabetes risk' - ...study.. Experts from the University of Leicester examined six existing studies and compared people’s intake of green leafy vegetables.

Carnoustie Today Guide & Gazette - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

Guardian - Eating more leafy greens may stem diabetes risk - ...by researchers with the University of Leicester and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. It was published in the BMJ, which is owned by the British Medical Association. Funding came from the cardiovascular research department at the University of Leicester.

Health Canal - Significant advance announced in treatment of cervical cancer - ...medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer.

Health Canal - Green leafy vegetables reduce diabetes risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, say there is a need for further investigation into the potential benefits of green leafy vegetables.

Rugby Observer - A-level students celebrate in the face of national fears - ...will study psychology at Leicester University and hopes to work as a psychotherapist in the future.

Calverley Today - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

Yahoo! - Green leafy veg reduces diabetes risk - study - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, central England, reviewed six studies involving 220,000 people that explored the link between fruit and vegetable consumption and Type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes.

Fenland Citizen - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

Sleaford Standard - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

NHS Choices - Healthy diet 'cuts diabetes risk' - ...by researchers from the University of Leicester and was also funded by the university. The study was published in the (peer-reviewed) British Medical Journal.

The Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

HCL Plc - Diet and Nutrition jobs news: Leafy green vegetables 'can cut risk of diabetes' - ...has revealed. Scientists at Leicester University analysed six studies into the consumption of fruit and vegetables.

www.chad.co.uk - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

Webindia123.com - Green leafy vegetables 'cut diabetes risk' - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, say there is a need for further investigation into the potential benefits of green leafy vegetables. In the last two decades there has been a dramatic increase in the number of individuals developing type 2 diabetes worldwide.

U.S.News & World Report - Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, examined six studies that looked at the links between diet and the incidence of type 2 diabetes. They found that compared with those who ate the least amount of green, leafy vegetables (0.2 servings daily), people who ate the most (1.35 servings daily) had a 14 percent reduction in risk for type 2 diabetes.

OnMedica - Leafy vegetables might reduce diabetes risk - ...research nutritionist at the University of Leicester’s department of cardiovascular sciences.

Reuters - Green leafy vegetables can cut risk of diabetes: study - ...diabetes research unit at Leicester University. The review, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at six studies, which covered more than 200,000 people between 30 and 74 years old, in the United States, China and Finland.

4NI - Green 'Leafy Vegetables' Reduce Diabetes Risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, said there is a need for further investigation into the potential benefits of green leafy vegetables.

e! Science News - Green leafy vegetables reduce diabetes risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, say there is a need for further investigation into the potential benefits of green leafy vegetables.

nursingtimes.net - Cervical cancer death rate cut by Cisplatin combination ...cancer, scientists at the University of Leicester said. Cisplatin, which contains platinum, attacks the DNA of cancer cells.

e! Science News - Significant advance announced in treatment of cervical cancer ...medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer. Dr Paul Symonds from the Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine has demonstrated that the use of a particular drug in collaboration with radiotherapy gives significantly better results than radiotherapy alone.

Reuters UK - Green leafy vegetables cut diabetes risk: study - ...diabetes research unit at Leicester University, the study's lead author. The review, published today in the British Medical Journal, looked at six studies, which covered more than 200,000 people between 30 and 74 years old, in the United States, China and Finland.

Larne Times - Leafy diet 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes, research by the University of Leicester suggests.. Broccoli, kale, spinach, sprouts and cabbage can reduce the risk by 14% when eaten daily, the vegetables being rich in antioxidants and magnesium, which has been linked to lower levels of diabetes.

This Is Lincolnshire - Students celebrate A-level success despite controversy over lack of university places - ...hopefully going to the University of Leicester to do a maths degree. Emma Troop, 18, goes to North Hykeham Joint Sixth Form and achieved four A* grades in French, Russian, English and History.

Nursing in Practice - Green leafy veg cuts diabetes risk - ...studies by experts from Leicester University. They found those who consumed more than one serving a day had a lower risk of diabetes than people who barely ate any.

Ottawa Citizen - Green leafy veg reduces diabetes risk: Study - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, central England, reviewed six studies involving 220,000 people that explored the link between fruit and vegetable consumption and type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes.

British Medical Journal (BMJ) - (DESMOND) programme for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: cost effectiveness analysis - ...Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, 5 Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton, Australia, 6 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary,

New Statesman - The lack of university places will create a lost generation - ...English Literature at the University of Leicester and served as a sabbatical officer at the students' union.

PhysOrg.com - Significant advance announced in treatment of cervical cancer - A medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer. Dr Paul Symonds from the Department ...

19 August 2010

The Guardian - A-level results 2010: sick with worry or ready to party, students take stock - She needed two As and a B to study economics at Birmingham University and an A and two Bs to study it at Leicester. She obtained three Bs – "good, ...

CNET (blog) - Spray-on film turns glass into solar panels - Ensol's collaboration with the University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy could have the product seeing the commercial light of day by

Scope (blog) - In study, health professionals helped prevent postpartum depression - University of Leicester researcher Terry Brugha, MD, PhD, said it's been thought that health visitors could help detect depression in new moms. ...

BBC News - University place scramble gets under way - The University of Leicester said it had filled the fewer than 100 places it had available by 12.30, while Birmingham City University said it had filled ...

BBC News - A-level results 2010: Your stories - ... medicine this year and had a firm offer of AAA to study at King's College London and an insurance offer of AAB to study at the University of Leicester.

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Orissa state aims to reduce maternal and infant mortality - ... third if nurses are trained to spot the signs of PND when they first go into women's homes, according to the research from the University of Leicester. ...

TECH.BLORGE.com - EnSol AS and U. of Leicester are developing a new nanoparticle solar film - by Susan Wilson EnSol As, a Norwegian company, and the University of Leicester in England are collaborating on a nanoparticle thin film solar coating that ...

Independent - 'Health visitors' keep new moms in good spirits - ... professor of psychiatry in the health sciences department at the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester, ...

Daily Mail - Charleston - Officers travel to England to seek help with cases - ... a detective with the Charleston Criminal Investigations Division, took ballistic evidence to central England's University of Leicester so it can undergo ...

Energy Matters - "Spray On" Window Solar Panels - Norwegian company EnSol AS is working with experts in the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy to develop its patented solar cell

Daily Telegraph - Drug and radiation treatment cuts deaths from cervical cancer - ...of lives, the researchers from University of Leicester said. Dr Paul Symonds of the Department of Cancer Studies & Molecular Medicine who led the audit, said: “The addition of cisplatin to radiation literally has saved the lives of hundreds of women with locally advanced cancer in the UK.

Banbury Guardian - A level results reaction - ...degree in management at Leicester University later this year after achieving two As and a B in maths, IT and business studies.

BBC Health - Leafy veg 'may cut diabetes risk' - ...diabetes” End Quote Professor Melanie Davies University of LeicesterThe researchers from Leicester University reviewed data from the studies of 220,000 adults in total.

Science Codex - Significant advance announced in treatment of cervical cancer - ...medical researcher at the University of Leicester has made a significant advance in the treatment of cervical cancer.

Science Codex - Green leafy vegetables reduce diabetes risk - ...Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester, say there is a need for further investigation. Eating more green leafy vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds research published today on bmj.com.

icWales - Researchers find Popeye was right about spinach - ...failure. Experts from the University of Leicester made the link between leafy green vegetables and diabetes after they examined six existing studies and compared people’s intake.

Trendhunter - 4 hr ago Spray-On Solar Panels - ...EnSol AS and the University of Leicester are currently developing a solar film, which is a sprayon substance that will convert whatever is sprayed into a solar cell. Using nanotechnology, EnSol AS is hopefully producing a product that can be sprayed on any surface, building exteriors and windows in order to harness the sun’s energy.

Sheffield Telegraph - Visits 'key' for new mums - ... Prof Terry Brugha, from Leicester University, said: "When the research team set out to repeat and develop further this research they were unable to make sufficient progress because in most parts of England there has been a substantial reduction in the number of health visitors funded by the NHS.

Leicester Sound 105.4FM - A level results day - ...county: De Montfort University, Leicester University and Loughborough University If you're after the number or web address for another university, we've got the full list of every single one if you click here.

Webindia123.com - Health visitors help mothers keep baby blues at ba ... - ...Mail. Researchers at the University of Leicester compared more than 2,000 new mothers over an 18- month period.

International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Mothers 'less likely' to suffer from PND with health visitor - ...the research from the University of Leicester. Researchers looked at more than 2,000 new mothers in England over an 18-month period.

Rotherham Today - Visits 'key' for new mums - ... Prof Terry Brugha, from Leicester University, said: "When the research team set out to repeat and develop further this research they were unable to make sufficient progress because in most parts of England there has been a substantial reduction in the number of health visitors funded by the NHS.

Ilford Recorder - Redbridge A-level day: Wanstead pupils make the grade - ...plans to go to Leicester University, was grinning from ear to ear when she realised she d snagged three Bs in Classics, P. A-LEVEL pupils at Wanstead High School anxiously waited in line this morning to find out if they'd made the grade.

This Is Lincolnshire - A-level students finding out if they made the grade for university - ...m hopefully going to Leicester University to do a maths degree." Andy Poole, 18, got 3 As at A level and B in AS further maths.

Archant - Redbridge A-level day: Wanstead pupils make the grade - ...plans to go to Leicester University, was grinning from ear to ear when she realised she d snagged three Bs in Classics, P. A-LEVEL pupils at Wanstead High School anxiously waited in line this morning to find out if they'd made the grade.

MIDIRS Midwifery Digest - ‘Health visitors’ keep new moms in good spirits - ...carried out by the University of Leicester which show that women are significantly less likely to suffer from postnatal depression if they are attended by an appropriately trained health visitor.

HCL Plc - Staff working in social care jobs could prevent postnatal depression, study finds - ...a team from the University of Leicester, found that training health visitors to provide psychological support and assessment could prevent the onset of postnatal depression.

Trinity Mirror - Researchers find Popeye was right about spinach - ...failure. Experts from the University of Leicester made the link between leafy green vegetables and diabetes after they examined six existing studies and compared people’s intake.

MySunshineCoast - QIMR appoints new Director and CEO - ...a PhD from the University of Leicester in 1973. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Madison in Wisconsin, USA from 1973 to 1975 and Charge de Recherche in INSERM at the University of Strasbourg, France from 1975 to 1981. 

BBC News - Scramble for university under way - ...places at all. The University of Leicester said it had filled the fewer than 100 places it had available by 12.30, while Birmingham City University said it had filled about 100 of the 200-300 clearing places originally available.

WebMD - Green Leafy Veggies May Cut Diabetes Risk - ...research nutritionist at the University of Leicester, and colleagues reviewed six studies involving more than 220,000 people that focused on the links between fruits and vegetables and type 2 diabetes.

Bedford College - Five A Star College - ...will be going to Leicester Uni to study Economics & Business Management.  Ruth Beacon, aged 18, formerly at Wootton Upper, has an A* in Sociology. She is taking a gap year too.

Daily Telegraph - Drug and radiation treatment cuts deaths from cervical cancer - ...of lives, the researchers from University of Leicester said.

18 August 2010

Gizmodo Australia - Spray-On Paint Could Turn Windows Into Solar Panels - Currently undergoing testing by both EnSol and the University of Leicester's Physics and Astronomy department, the patent application has already been filed ...

BBC News - Leicester A-Level students hope for successful careers - Laurence Perry, who is hoping to study economics at the University of Leicester, has more goals than one. "My real target in life is to play professional ...

BBC Sport - Live - England v Pakistan - Third Test, The Oval - From Sam, Leicester, TMS inbox: "I'd like to congratulate the great baking efforts of the staff and students of the Geology department at the University of ...

Daily Mail - Baby blues? Mothers are less likely to suffer if assigned a health visitor - Researchers at the University of Leicester compared more than 2000 new mothers in England over an 18 month period. They found that those supported by health ...

DVICE - Spray-on film turns any window into a solar panel - EnSol has been developing the spray with help from the University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy, and hopes to have a product on the ...

UPI.com - Online tool helps identify diabetes risk - Study leader Melanie Davies and colleagues at the University of Leicester have developed an online diabetes risk assessment that applies to a multi-ethnic ...

Gizmag - Spray-on film turns windows into solar panels - EnSol is now developing the product with help from the University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy. "One of the key advantages is that it ...

BBC Leicester - A-level students hope for success - ...study economics at the University of Leicester, has more goals than one. "My real target in life is to play professional cricket.

Calverley Today - Health visitors 'can halt depression in new mothers' - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "This study shows that women are less likely to become depressed in the year after childbirth if they are attended by an NHS health visitor who has undergone additional training in specific mental health assessment and in psychological approaches based on either cognitive behavioural or...

Net Doctor - Health visitors 'can help to prevent postnatal depression' - ...Terry Brugha, from the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry.

BBC - Health visitors 'can stop post-natal depression' - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

Belfast Telegraph - Bursaries: what you're entitled to at university - ...arts subjects as well. The University of Leicester awards entrance scholarships worth £1,000 in a wide range of disciplines, including American studies, geography, history of art, modern languages and sociology.

www.chad.co.uk - Health visitors 'can halt depression in new mothers' - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "This study shows that women are less likely to become depressed in the year after childbirth if they are attended by an NHS health visitor who has undergone additional training in specific mental health assessment and in psychological approaches based on either cognitive behavioural or...

The Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Health visitors 'can halt depression in new mothers' - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "This study shows that women are less likely to become depressed in the year after childbirth if they are attended by an NHS health visitor who has undergone additional training in specific mental health assessment and in psychological approaches based on either cognitive behavioural or...

Healthcare Today - Postnatal depression stopped by health visitors - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

This is Money - How to escape the graduate debt trap - ...just graduated from the University of Leicester with a 2:1 degree in law ? and £26,500 of debt.

Creative Boom - Keeping it real: Examining narratives of real people across the media - ...Ruth Page from the University of Leicester will discuss how celebrities are represented on Twitter and Dr Ben Highmore from the University of Sussex will give a fascinating insight into a popular TV programme in his talk ‘Come Dine with Me: Narrative, Time and Everyday Life’.

Legal Week - Baby blues? Mothers are less likely to suffer if assigned a health visitor - ...babies. Researchers at the University of Leicester compared more than 2,000 new mothers in England over an 18 month period.

Fenland Citizen - Health visitors 'can halt depression in new mothers' - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "This study shows that women are less likely to become depressed in the year after childbirth if they are attended by an NHS health visitor who has undergone additional training in specific mental health assessment and in psychological approaches based on either cognitive behavioural or...

Science Centric - Postnatal depression can be prevented by health visitors, says pioneering new study - ...was led at the University of Leicester by Professor Terry Brugha with researchers from the universities of Nottingham and Sheffield. It is being published in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine.

24Dash.com - Postnatal Depression can be prevented by Health Visitors, says pioneering new study - ...was led at the University of Leicester by Professor Terry Brugha with researchers from the universities of Nottingham and Sheffield. It is being published in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine.

Nursing in Practice - Postnatal depression "can be prevented by health visitors" - ...was led at the University of Leicester by Professor Terry Brugha, with researchers from the universities of Nottingham and Sheffield. It is being published in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine.

Yorkshire Post - Health visitors 'can help depressed mums' -...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

Growth Business - Proving the concept - University of Liverpool (20) University of Leicester (14) Royal College of Art (7) University of Hull (7)

Englemed Health News - Health visitors may prevent post-natal depression - ...Professor Terry Brugha of Leicester University, UK, and colleagues carried out a study of health visitor training in assessment and psychological support for new mothers.

AOL UK - Health visitors can halt depression - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

Daily Mail - Our invaluable guide - how to escape the student debt trap - ...just graduated from the University of Leicester with a 2:1 degree in law - and of debt.

Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Health visitors can halt depression - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

Independent - Budget clinic: learn to control your spending - ...this year from the University of Leicester after studying business studies. In his first year at university, he gambled – and lost – his student loan.

BBC News - England v Pakistan day one as it happened - ...Geology department at the University of Leicester who've contributed to a fine spread of cakes - that Aggers and co would be proud of - to raise money for those affected by the Pakistan floods.

e! Science News - Postnatal depression can be prevented by health visitors, says pioneering new study - ...was led at the University of Leicester by Professor Terry Brugha with researchers from the universities of Nottingham and Sheffield. It is being published in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine.

Red Orbit - Postnatal Depression Can Be Prevented By Health Visitors - ...was led at the University of Leicester by Professor Terry Brugha with researchers from the universities of Nottingham and Sheffield. It is being published in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine.

Health Canal - Postnatal Depression can be prevented by Health Visitors, says pioneering new study - ...contact Professor Terry Brugha, University of Leicester, on tel 0116 258 4395 or email tsb@le.ac.uk

Independent - Bursaries: what you're entitled to at university - The University of Leicester awards entrance scholarships worth £1000 in a wide range of disciplines, including American studies, geography, history of art, ...

The Press Association - Health visitors can halt depression - Lead author Professor Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, Department of Health Sciences, said: "Up until now, ...

17 August 2010

Loughborough News - Sculpture at De Montfort Hall revealed - Dr John Sydney Carter is an Honorary Graduate of the University of Leicester and a Leicestershire-based artist and Fellow of the Royal British Society of ...

Softpedia - Part of England in the Bronze Age - A recently discovered fossilized English landscape has been the subject of a new research led by a team of scientists from the University of Leicester, ...

Photonics Online - New Technology Could Turn Windows Into Power Generators - The University of Leicester has a vast amount of experience in producing and studying metallic nanoparticles using highly specialised equipment which has ...

Science Codex - Postnatal depression can be prevented by health visitors, says pioneering new study - ...was led at the University of Leicester by Professor Terry Brugha with researchers from the universities of Nottingham and Sheffield. It is being published in the Cambridge University Press journal Psychological Medicine.

BBC Health - Health visitors 'stop baby blues' - ...Terry Brugha, of the University of Leicester Clinical Division of Psychiatry, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

Gizmag - Spray-on film turns windows into solar panels - ...with help from the University of Leicester’s Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Daily Telegraph - Health visitor shortage 'leading to postnatal depression' - ...Brugha, a psychiatrist at Leicester University, said: "Up until now, it was thought that depression could only be treated when it is picked up by a GP or health visitor.

Daily Telegraph - National Student Survey: Buckingham rated best in Britain - ...University 89% (88%) University of Leicester 89% (91%) Loughborough University 89% (89%) University of Sheffield 89% (89%)

Rated People - Electricity-generating windows 'a reality in five years' - ...is working with the University of Leicester to develop prototype cells.

IC Hounslow - Adele Parks sets her lastest novel in Chiswick - ...language and Literature at Leicester University before going on to work in advertising and management consultancy.

Reuters UK - UK space sector takes off, needs state boost - ...Mark Sims of the University of Leicester Space Research Centre. "There's vast numbers of people in the Chinese, Indian and Korean space programmes" he said.

24Dash.com - Sculpture at De Montfort Hall revealed - ...the curator of the University of Leicester’s summer exhibition, Heart, Head & Hands, has recently been unveiled.

Research Information - Librarians and researchers network online - ...archive manager at the University of Leicester, UK, described his university library’s repository and news page Twitter feeds as ‘more of a web 1.0 broadcast approach and less of an interactive one.’

This is Business East Midlands - Online discount supermarket is a hit - ...up studying chemistry at Leicester University, but the academic life just wasn't for me.

16 August 2010

Manchester Evening News - Ramadan reduces volatility in markets - Dr Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski from University of Leicester, UK, Jedrzej Bialkowski from the University of Christchurch, New Zealand and Ahmad Etebari from ...

uSwitch - UK homes 'to display energy efficiency ratings' -Researchers at the University of Leicester recently revealed that they had developed a type of solar powered film that could be applied to surfaces and used ...

24dash - Secrets of a vanished English landscape - A team of scientists led by the University of Leicester has published new research on a fossilised landscape, providing insights into how an ancient ...

Health Newstrack - New diabetes risk assessment developed - by Poonam Singhal A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor

Engineering and Technology Board (ETB) - Moscow fire - Moscow fire. A University of Leicester team have released satellite images of massive plumes of smoke coming from the many wildfires sweeping across Russia.. Dr David Moore from the Earth Observation Science Group said: "Using measurements from spaceborne instruments, we have been able to observe the vast extent of the smoke released from numerous wildfires in Western Russia. The pollutants contained...

24Dash.com - Secrets of a vanished English landscape - ...scientists led by the University of Leicester has published new research on a fossilised landscape, providing insights into how an ancient environment functioned. Thousands of years ago the English Fenlands, stretching across what is now Cambrid. Roddons seen in the fields at Plash Drove, near Guyhirn, Cambs. They show up as slight undualtions.

15 August 2010

Independent - Danielle Brown: Keeping her eyes on the prize - ...her law degree from Leicester University; yesterday she took gold at the European para-archery championships in France, and last week she set a world record with her qualifying score. Scoring 697 out of a possible 720 in a round of 72 arrows, she was just 4 points behind the able-bodied record.

14 August 2010

Sunday Times.lk - Lankan passes University of Leicester (UK) MBA in Finance with Distinction - He is also a member of the Old Boys' Association of Ananda College, Colombo and the Alumni of University of Peradeniya, and University of Leicester, UK.

Science Centric - Fires around Moscow: A satellite perspective - ...Space scientists at the University of Leicester have released satellite images of vast plumes of smoke emanating from the peat bog fires which are currently sweeping across central and western Russia.... Space scientists at the University of Leicester have released satellite images of vast plumes of smoke emanating from the peat bog fires which are currently sweeping across central and western Russia...

13 August 2010

New York Times - Are Liberals More to the Right Than They Think? - James Rockey, University of Leicester, Britain POLITICAL aphorisms abound, particularly in right-wing circles, regarding the hypocritical or naïve liberal. ...

LiveScience.com - Russian Wildfires Create Towering Dirty Clouds - Credit: University of Leicester / EUMETSAT. This is false color image from Aug. 4 highlights the smoke from the wildfires as bright yellow. ...

Loughborough News - Fires around Moscow A Satellite Perspective - Space scientists at the University of Leicester have released satellite images of vast plumes of smoke emanating from the peat bog fires which are currently ...

International Herald Tribune - Studied: Are Liberals More to the Right Than They Think? - ...They Are?” — James Rockey, University of Leicester, Britain POLITICAL aphorisms abound, particularly in right-wing circles, regarding the hypocritical or naïve liberal. Those who would characterize your average lefty as a limousine liberal or blinkered Pollyanna can now add this: According to a new British study of thousands of people in 82 countries, those who identify themselves as left wing are...

e! Science News - Fires around Moscow: A satellite perspective - ...enlarge) Image created at University of Leicester, Credit for data: EUMETSAT, Image created at University of Leicester, Credit for data: EUMETSAT, Image created at University of Leicester, Credit for data: EUMETSAT

Today.Az - Earth's climate belts between 460 and 445 million years ago reconstructed - ...Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr. Thijs Vandenbroucke, formerly of Leicester and now at the University of Lille 1 (France), has reconstructed the Earth's climate belts of the late Ordovician Period, between 460 and 445 million years ago.

Science Codex - Fires around Moscow: A satellite perspective - ...Credit: Image created at University of Leicester, for data: EUMETSAT) This is a false color image from August 4 which highlights the smoke from the wildfires as bright yellow. (Photo Credit: Image created at University of Leicester, for data: EUMETSAT) Source: University of Leicester

24Dash.com - Fires around Moscow: A Satellite Perspective - ...picture. (Image created at University of Leicester, Credit for data: EUMETSAT) Space scientists at the University of Leicester have released satellite images of vast plumes of smoke emanating from the peat bog fires which are currently sweeping across central and western Russia.

TG Daily - Tinted windows generate power - ...firm Ensol and the University of Leicester have developed a spray-on coating for windows that acts as a solar cell. read more. Share Norwegian firm Ensol and the University of Leicester have developed a spray-on coating for windows that acts as a solar cell.

Wired-Gov - Spectacular new 'Tarantula' image captured by VISTA - ...of Edinburgh, University of Hertfordshire, Keele University, Leicester University

12 August 2010

TheHeart.Org - Chocolate for blood pressure too hard to stomach, researchers say - But hypertension expert Dr Bryan Williams (University of Leicester, UK), who also discussed the study with heartwire, says he doesn't "ever see chocolate ...

Newsdesk - New tech turns ordinary windows into solar cells - “In fact, following some initial investment by the company, the equipment we have here at the University of Leicester is uniquely suited in the world

Unthinkable - Forget spray on tan, catch the sun with new solar technology - A team of scientists from the University of Leicester with Norwegian company EnSol have been working together to create an ultra-fine material

Sify - Scientists develop easy way for people to assess their diabetes risk - An easy way for people to assess their risk of having diabetes has been developed by a team from the University of Leicester. Working in partnership with ...

SIG Sustainable Solutions - PV solar panels planned for Hull car parks - ...reported that scientists from Leicester University had developed a new transparent solar PV film that could potentially turn entire buildings – including their windows – into PV solar panels for generating renewable energy.

SourceWS - Helmholtz Zentrum München Contributes to New Nomenclature for Blood Cells - ...Zentrum nchen and the University of Leicester, together with an international committee, have developed a new, official nomenclature for blood cells. The renowned journal. Blood" published the nomenclature in July 2010 ? it has already been adopted by the IUIS (International Union of Immunological Societies) and is thus supported by the World Health Organization (WHO).A new nomenclature for leukocytes...

Nanotechnology Now - New technique announced to turn windows into power generators - ...technology in collaboration with University of Leicester. An international team of scientists and industrialists is to meet at the University of Leicester to develop of a revolutionary new technique for harnessing green energy.

Medical Technology Business Europe - - ...ever undertaken. 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.

Loughborough Echo - Loughborough News: Historic secrets of Rothley are revealed - ...and Lynden Copper from the University of Leicester Archeology Service who spoke to the 148 visitors about their findings in the village. These included Iron, Bronze and Roman artefacts found at the allotments in Rothley.

Climate Ark - Spray on solar cell offers window opportunity for green buildings - ...of scientists at the University of Leicester yesterday announced that they have successfully tested a new thin-film photovoltaic cell that can be painted onto flat surfaces.

energyhelpline.com - UK scientists develop cheap energy-generating window - Scientists from the University of Leicester are developing an innovative cheap energy-generating window designed to reduce power usage.

Energy Saving Trust - Firm patents energy-generating windows - ...Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester to develop solar cell technology that can be coated as a thin film on windows to produce power.

PC Magazine UK - Spray on solar cell offers window of opportunity for green buildings - ...55:00 Team at University of Leicester predict low-cost solar cell could turn buildings and aircraft into mini power stations Everyday surfaces such as windows and roof tiles could be used to.

Medical News Today - New Diabetes Risk Assessment Developed - ...A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of havin. Abscess (Dental)

Engineer - Nanoparticles may advance medical technology - ...medical technology. Scientists at Leicester University hope to develop a new kind of nanoparticle that could improve cancer treatment and MRI scans.. Nanoparticles made by adding layers of transition metals and other materials to helium droplets could be used to create magnetic fields for use in medical technology, according to Dr Shengfu Yang of Leicester’s chemistry department.

Science Centric - New diabetes risk assessment developed - ...A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of havin. A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti...

11 August 2010

Nanotechnology and Development News - New Technique Announced to Turn Windows into Power Generators - The University of Leicester, United Kingdom, and a Norwegian company, EnSol AS, are collaborating to develop a new type of solar cell material that could be ...

The Guardian - Clearing 2010: A-level students who miss out advised to take gap year - Her second choice is Leicester university, for which she needs an A and two Bs. "If I get three Bs next week, that will actually be a pretty good result ...

RenewableEnergyWorld.com - Researchers Hope to Yield High-Efficiency Thin Film - The primary research will be conducted at the University of Leicester in the UK in partnership with EnSol AS, the company trying to commercialize the ...

Loughborough News - New diabetes risk assessment developed - A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from ...

Inventorspot - Transparent Window Film Makes Solar Power A Possibility In Every Home - EnSol AS has just taken out a patent on their new technology, and in combination with the University of Leicester, they hope to get their stuff together for

24Dash.com - Spider in the Garden - ...exhibition held by the University of Leicester in its Botanic Garden in Oadby, Leicester, has the spider of all spiders.Sculptor Miles Hal. 'The Spideriness of Spiderhood' (2009) by Miles Halpin.

Renewable Energy World - Researchers Hope to Yield High-Efficiency Thin Film - ...be conducted at the University of Leicester in the UK in partnership with EnSol AS, the company trying to commercialize the material. Experts from around Europe are meeting today in the UK to discuss how to collaborate on development of the material.

Everest - New solar technology developed - ...made.Scientists at the University of Leicester have confirmed that they worked with Norwegian company EnSol AS to develop thin film solar.... New technology has been developed that could revolutionise the way windows and solar panels are made.

Science Codex - New diabetes risk assessment developed - ...A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of havin. A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti...

The Post Chronicle - Quick Brain Scan Could Screen For Autism - ...of psychiatry at the University of Leicester. Murphy said he envisaged that in future autism specialists would use a scan alongside interviews, in much the same way as doctors monitoring diabetes look at blood test results alongside patient histories.

Engineer - Imaging technique speeds autism diagnoses - ...of psychiatry at the University of Leicester, said: ‘Our research on 7,461 adults throughout England suggests that most adults with autism are undiagnosed… Although this method is not ready for normal diagnostic situations any step to an easier diagnosis is welcome.’

International Business Times - Quick brain scan could screen for autism - ...of psychiatry at the University of Leicester. Murphy said he envisaged that in future autism specialists would use a scan alongside interviews, in much the same way as doctors monitoring diabetes look at blood test results alongside patient histories.

Jewson - Solar panels 'act as a public display' - ...in collaboration with the University of Leicester. The firm has patented a solar cell material that could be coated as a thin film on windows and other surfaces.

24Dash.com - New diabetes risk assessment developed - ...A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of havin. A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti...

Guardian - Clearing 2010: A-level students who miss out advised to take gap year - ...Her second choice is Leicester university, for which she needs an A and two Bs. If I get three Bs next week, that will actually be a pretty good result that I could be proud of, but it means I won't have a university place anywhere, she says.

Reuters UK - Quick brain scan could screen for autism - ...of psychiatry at the University of Leicester. Murphy said he envisaged that in future autism specialists would use a scan alongside interviews, in much the same way as doctors monitoring diabetes look at blood test results alongside patient histories.

Red Orbit - New Diabetes Risk Assessment Developed - ...populationA team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences. New Diabetes Risk Assessment Developed

SIG Sustainable Solutions - PV solar panels 'a sustainable construction badge of honour' - ...EnSol AS and the University of Leicester in developing a thin solar PV film that could potentially be used to turn entire buildings into PV solar panels by 2016.

SIG Sustainable Solutions - Entire buildings 'could become PV solar panels' - ...Professor Chris Binns, from Leicester University, was behind the research and told the newspaper that one of the development''s key advantages is that it is thin and transparent ? allowing even windows to become PV solar panels.

e! Science News - New diabetes risk assessment developed - ...Medicine. A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of having diabetes. Working in partnership with Diabetes UK, the largest diabetes charity in the country, and University Hospitals of Leicester...

Medline Plus - Quick Brain Scan Could Screen for Autism - ...of psychiatry at the University of Leicester.

10 August 2010

New Vision - How effective is the CCTV camera for security? - Based on a national evaluation conducted by Prof Martin Gill of the University of Leicester, UK in liaison with the UK home office, which funded the project ...

The Press Association - Experts in solar cell breakthrough - Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS joined forces to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles. ...

Solar Novus Today - Solar Windows Development - An international team of scientists and industrialists met at the University of Leicester to launch a collaboration between EnSol AS and the University of ...

Loughborough News - Fasting feelgood factor impacts stock markets - Dr Wisniewski, of the School of Management at the University of Leicester, said: For many Muslims around the world, Ramadan represents a very important ...

Oneindia - Over 445mn years old Earth climate recreated - An international team of scientists including Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz of the Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr. ...

EurekAlert - New technique announced to turn windows into power generators - An international team of scientists and industrialists is to meet at the University of Leicester to develop of a revolutionary new technique for harnessing ...

Carnoustie Today Guide & Gazette - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

Red Orbit - Omeros Reports Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results - ...already holds from the University of Leicester and the UK Medical Research Council, gives Omeros exclusive licenses to all ownership rights related to the patents and patent applications owned by these three organizations claiming antibodies that bind MASP-2, MASP-2 polypeptides, therapeutic methods and research tools, consolidating within Omeros the worldwide exclusive rights to the inhibition of...

People and Planet - Order your freshers' week kit now - ...All Saints, University of Leeds, Leicester DeMontfort, University of Leicester

Red Orbit - Fasting 'Feel-Good' Factor Impacts Stock Markets - ...and Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski (University of Leicester, UK) also discovered that, at the same time, the volatility of these markets declined. These conclusions are based on a sample of 14 stock markets located in countries where Muslims constitute at least 50% of the population.

Reuters - Quick brain scan could screen for autism - ...of psychiatry at the University of Leicester. Murphy said he envisaged that in future autism specialists would use a scan alongside interviews, in much the same way as doctors monitoring diabetes look at blood test results alongside patient histories.

Fenland Citizen - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

Larne Times - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles

The Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

Red Orbit - An Ancient Earth Like Ours - ...Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr. Thijs Vandenbrou. An Ancient Earth Like Ours

The Economic Times - A technology that can turn windows into solar panels - ...Professor Chris Binns of Leicester University, who was behind the research, said the new technology could soon revolutionise the power industry in Britain.

Engineer - Technology could transform windows into generators - ...working with engineers at Leicester University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy to scale up the process of depositing gold nanoparticle cells less than 10nm in size in a transparent composite matrix.

Calverley Today - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

Nanotechnology Now - New Technique Could Turn Windows into Transparent Power Generators - ...is working at the University of Leicester to develop of a new technique for harnessing the sun's energy.

24Dash.com - An ancient Earth like ours - ...Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr. Thijs Vandenbroucke, formerly of Leicester and now at the University of Lille 1 (France), has reconstr. A specimen of the chitinozoan species Armoricochitina nigerica (length = c. 0.3mm). Chitinozoans are microfossils of marine zooplankton in the Ordovician. Their distribution allows to track climate belts in deep time, much in a way...

Daily Mail - New technology that could turn every house window in Britain into a solar panel - ...tiles. Professor Binns, of Leicester University, said: 'The material has been designed by EnSol AS and is based on nano-particles that can be synthesised in Leicester.

nursingtimes.net - C diff deaths falling - ...by students at the University of Leicester as part of a larger teaching package.

Nanowerk - New technique turns windows into power generators - ...EnSol AS and the University of Leicester. The inside of the deposition chamber were scientists were depositing the insulating film. (Image: Prof. Chris Binns, University of Leicester)

Building - Energy generating window panes could be on market in five years - ...is working with the University of Leicester Department of Physics and Astronomy to develop a new type of solar cell material that could be coated as a thin film on, for example, windows.

e! Science News - Fasting 'feel-good' factor impacts stockmarkets - ...and Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski (University of Leicester, UK) also discovered that, at the same time, the volatility of these markets declined. These conclusions are based on a sample of 14 stock markets located in countries where Muslims constitute at least 50% of the population.

Science Centric - An ancient Earth like ours - ...Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr Thijs Vandenbroucke, formerly of Leicester and now at the University of Lille 1 (France), has reconstru. An international team of scientists including Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz of the Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr Thijs Vandenbroucke, formerly of Leicester and now at the University of Lille 1...

24Dash.com - Fasting 'feelgood' factor impacts stock markets - ...and Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski (University of Leicester, UK) also discovered that, at the same time, the volatility of these markets declined. These conclusions are based on a sample of 14 stock markets located in countries where Muslims constitute at least 50% of the population.

www.chad.co.uk - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

Sleaford Standard - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

24Dash.com - New technique announced to turn windows into power generators - ...to meet at the University of Leicester to develop of a revolutionary new technique for harnessing green energy.

Whitby Gazette - Scientists show solar cell technology - ...electricity.. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS collaborated to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Experts in solar cell breakthrough - ...breakthrough. Experts from the University of Leicester and Norwegian company EnSol AS joined forces to develop the thin film material, made from nanoparticles.

09 August 2010

PhysOrg.com - An ancient Earth like ours - Credit: University of Leicester An international team of scientists including Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz of the Geology Department of the University ...

PR Newswire - Blackboard Inc. Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $107.7 Million - ... St. Bede's School, UCSYD, Universidad Javeriana, University of Leicester, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield and others. ...

`Insurance Daily - L&G launches iPhone panic alarm app <http://www.insurancedaily.co.uk/2010/08/09/lg-launches-iphone-panic-alarm-app/>__ - ...by research from the University of Leicester which suggests that criminals are increasingly favouring personal muggings over burglaries.

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Telegraph.co.uk - Whole buildings could become solar panels - "A thin film deposition system with nano-particle source will be designed and constructed in collaboration with the University of Leicester for the ...

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Easier - Insurer launches iPhone panic alarm app - ...panicalarm. Research from the University of Leicester&#160; earlier this year suggested that many criminals are switching from house burglary to personal muggings as 'traditional' targets such as DVD players have become so cheap as to have no resale value, with new items such as iPods, which are carried on the person, now more desirable.

Science Centric - Discovery of Saturn's auroral heartbeat - ...Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which illuminates Saturn's upper atmosphere near the poles, pulses roughly once per Saturnian d.

1994 Group - 1994 Group universities increase investment in student support and outreach activity and call for end to debate on national bursary scheme - ...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.

Space Daily - Discovery Of Saturn's Auroral Heartbeat - ...Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which illuminates Saturn's upper atmosphere near the poles, pulses roughly once per Saturnian day.

Times Higher Education Supplement - Credit where it's overdue - ...and Learning at the University of Leicester, examined the promotion policies of 104 British institutions (see boxes below).

Wired - Saturn’s aurora heartbeat will help define Saturnian day - ...Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester, are one step closer to solving the riddle. The discovery was found by cross-referencing the radio wave pulses to the auroral data, noticing a tandem effect.

e! Science News - Discovery of Saturn's auroral&#160;heartbeat - ...Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which illuminates Saturn's upper atmosphere near the poles, pulses roughly once per Saturnian day...

Times Higher Education Supplement - University of Leicester - Slowly but surely - University of Leicester - Slowly but surely. . Researchers have uncovered the earliest UK evidence of a tortoise kept as a family pet.

Interactive Investor - Minco PLC - Pallas Green Resource Update - ...Mining Geology from the University of Leicester. He has 40 years of exploration experience in Ireland and internationally.

Venues - Sir Terry Wogan receives honorary degree ahead of this year’s TOGs Convention at Leicester Conferences, University of Leicester - ...Convention at Leicester Conferences, University of Leicester. . Sir Terry Wogan receives honorary degree ahead of this year’s TOGs Convention at Leicester Conferences, University of Leicester

MyIntroducer.com - Legal & General Insurance unveil free personal security iPhone app - Research from the University of Leicester earlier this year suggested that many criminals are switching from house burglary to personal muggings as ...

Astronomy Magazine - Long-sought connection found between Saturn's aurorae and puzzling radio pulses - Jonathan Nichols/NASA/ESA/University of Leicester [View Larger Image] Recent observations show the ethereal ultraviolet glow, or aurora, which illuminates ...

Care2.com - Discovery Of Saturn's Auroral Heartbeat - An international team of scientists led by Dr Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet ..

04 August 2010

Science Codex - Discovery: Saturn's auroral heartbeat happens once per day - ...Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn's aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which illuminates Saturn's upper atmosphere near the poles, pulses roughly once per Saturnian d.

This is Nottingham - Notts couple to live La Vida Local for experiment - ...a lecturer from the University of Leicester and the study is part of his work at the Centre for English Local History.

British Heart Foundation (BHF) - Cholesterol genes - ...Professor Nilesh Samani at the University of Leicester.

News Blaze - Start of Ramadan Could Signal Substantial Stock Gains - ...Tomasz Wisniewski from the University of Leicester, Leicester, England. The UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics offers a full complement of high-quality programs in business, economics, accounting, finance, marketing, and hospitality management.

Guardian - Education - RAE 2008: politics and international studies results

Red Orbit - Start Of Ramadan Could Signal Substantial Stock Gains - ...Tomasz Wisniewski from the University of Leicester, Leicester, England. --- On the Net: University of New Hampshire

FoodBev.com - Does music make cows produce more milk? - ...carried out by the University of Leicester in the UK looked at the different types of music that would have such a positive effect.

e! Science News - Start of Ramadan could signal substantial stock gains - ...Tomasz Wisniewski from the University of Leicester, Leicester, England. Source: University of New Hampshire

Red Orbit - Hubble Yields Clues About Saturn’s Auroral Heartbeat - ...Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn’s aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which ill. Hubble Yields Clues About Saturn’s Auroral Heartbeat

24Dash.com - Discovery of Saturn’s auroral heartbeat - ...Jonathan Nichols, NASA, ESA, University of Leicester An international team of scientists led by Dr Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn’s aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which illuminates Saturn’s upper atmosphere near the poles, pulses roughly once per Saturnian day.

Kettering Evening Telegraph - Many strings to James' bow - ...on September 10. The Leicester University student hopes his rendition of popular hits on his electric violin will encourage people to buy his self-titled album, with all proceeds going to Crazy Hats.

Huffington Post - Muslims See A Ramadan Rally For Stocks, Investments - ... Jedrzej Bialkowski of New Zealand's University of Canterbury and Tomasz Piotr Wisniewski of England's University of Leicester examined stock returns ...

Space.com - Saturn's Aurora Heartbeat Discovered - "This is an important discovery for two reasons," said study leader Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester in England. ..

Astronomy Now Online - Illuminating Saturn's auroral heartbeat - ÊImage: Jonathan Nichols, NASA, ESA, University of Leicester. Radio emissions pulsating from Saturn were detected by the Voyager spacecraft and found to

03 August 2010

Science Codex - Start of Ramadan could signal substantial stock gains - ...Tomasz Wisniewski from the University of Leicester, Leicester, England. Source: University of New Hampshire

Guardian (The) - UK tightens English language test rules for foreign students - ...at the UK's Leicester University, thinks that UKBA has selected these tests because they use the most sophisticated candidate security.

02 August 2010

About my area (Towcester and NN12) - William Sponne - Towcester History Society Publish New Book - ...and run courses for Leicester University, Northamptonshire County Council and the Workers’ Education Association.

24Dash.com - East Midlands researchers living la vida local - ...a lecturer from the University of Leicester and his partner from the University of Nottingham plan to live solely off produce sourced from within a 1.5 mile radius of their home.

01 August 2010

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