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University of Leicester in the Media - April 2011

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 .


  • The School of Museum Studies' Dr Ross Parry was interviewed live on BBC Radio 4's 'Front Row' arts programme on 28 April in a piece on 'The Digital Future of Museums'.
  • Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble of the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation was interviewed by BBC Radio Leicester's Jim Davis on 20 April about research into an injection to limit the damage caused by heart attacks and stroke.
  • Geneticist Professor Mark Jobling was interviewed live on BBC Radio Leicester on 13 April about technical developments in forensic DNA profiling and the investigation of 'cold cases'.
  • Professor Barrie Gunter, Head of the Department of Media and Communication, will be appearing on BBC Radio Leicester in a chat about media issues on 11 April at 2pm.
  • Dr James Treadwell was interview by BBC Radio Derby on 6 April talking about the murder of Jia Ashton.

30 April 2011

Daily Mail - Since leaving Crimewatch, Sue Cook has written books and produced films but ... - Her first marriage, to Brian Cook, whom she met at Leicester University, was something of a disaster. She was only 21 and 'bowing to parental pressures'. 'I knew in my heart, even on the day, that it was too soon.' Her second marriage, which produced ...

Bernama - Economist Zainal Aznam Dies - Dr. Zainal held a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from Queen's University, Belfast, a Masters of Arts (Development Economics) from University of Leicester and a D.Phil. (Economics) from University of Oxford

Leicester Mercury - Leicester City legend Alan Birchenall is among those set to receive an ... - "I've been a bridge between the university and community for the past 12 years and although I don't do it to be recognised, it's nice that I have been. Other recipients are Bruce Grocott, now Lord Grocott of Telford – a Leicester University graduate, ... See all stories on this topic »

Malta Independent Online - Bugelli to head EC office in Malta - Mr Bugelli also holds a degree in English from the University of London as well as a Master of Arts degree in mass communication from the University of Leicester. He has a wide experience in the Maltese government's communication sector, having worked ...

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Science AAAS - Tropical Peat Forests in Trouble - Ecologist Sue Page of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom says that Southeast Asia emits as much as 363 million metric tons of carbon each year through peatland destruction. "That's the same amount of carbon stored in the entirety of ...

Scientific American - Royal Gold in Wales: How It Got There and Got Out - "It's very attractive ore," says Richards, who previously taught at the University of Leicester in the UK and would bring his students to see the Welsh mines. Wales isn't exactly a rich source of gold, however. The gold there is so rare and difficult ...

29 April 2011

Bedfordshire News - Former BMS student's debut single features on Radio 1 playlist - Since graduating from Leicester University, Seb has been lead singer in two bands. His current band “I am in Love” are being featured on Radio 1 all this week as part of the BBC introducing a new band of the week. Seb said: “I am in Love is a name that ...

Times of Malta - Brussels announces Bugelli's appointment to head EC representation office - Mr Bugelli holds a degree in English from the University of London as well as a Master of Arts degree in mass communication from the University of Leicester. He served from 2004 to 2008, in Brussels at the Maltese Permanent Representation as attaché ...

iNewsOne - Gogoi wants Bhutan model of Gross National Happiness in Assam - Bhutan's happiness policy seems to be reaping the desired results – 72 percent of the country is still forested, healthcare is free, and a study conducted by the University of Leicester in Britain ranks Bhutan as the planet's eighth happiest place, ...

28 April 2011

Loughborough News - Santander offers £44000 in awards to students committed to developing an ... - Students at the University of Leicester are being offered a unique opportunity to win cash awards to help develop their entrepreneurial ideas. Santander's “Awards for Entrepreneurship” scheme, part of the Santander Universities network of supporting ...

Loughborough News - Salters Festival of Chemistry - Sixty schoolchildren from 15 schools in the East Midlands will enjoy an interesting fun-filled day of chemistry at the Salters' Festival of Chemistry to be held at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 4 May. Each school will be represented by a ...

Loughborough News - Volunteers aged 65 and over Sought for Research Study - Volunteers aged 65 and over are being sought to take part in a new study at the University of Leicester which will generate important knowledge about cognition in older adults. - The aim of the research is to investigate person perception and face ...

Midlands Business News - Santander offers £44,000 in awards to students committed to developing an innovative business proposition

Newton News - Stand Out From the Crowd With WRVS - Carla, a student volunteer from Leicester University said: 'I really enjoy volunteering with WRVS. I am learning skills and gaining experience in working with people. I also know that volunteering will enhance my CV and my career prospects when I ...

Trinidad News - SBCS graduates welcomed by Govt - ... noted that SBCS graduates earned their Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from highly esteemed international institutions, including the University of London, the University of Greenwich, the University of Sunderland and the University of Leicester. ...

New Philadelphia Times Reporter - Local woman recalls encounter with Princess Diana - Miller had attended a British college, Leicester University, for one semester in 1989, and returned to England in 1992 on a work permit. She had a job in London from January through June, and then spent July, August and part of September traveling in ...

Bearsden Herald - University to honour Tutu - Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu is to be presented with an honorary degree from the University of Leicester this summer. The archbishop, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his struggle against South African apartheid, ...

27 April 2011

Real Business - Can universities ever really produce good businesses? - In 1998, at Quester, we began developing a series of seed funds linked to leading UK universities, and we ended up managing funds linked to Oxford, Bath, Bristol, Southampton, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Trent and De Montfort, and making more ...

BBC News - Archbishop Desmond Tutu given Leicester honorary degree - Archbishop Desmond Tutu is to be presented with an honorary degree from the University of Leicester. The archbishop came to prominence for his work against apartheid in South Africa and later led its Truth and Reconciliation Commission. ...

24dash - Find your creative side this summer at Embrace Arts - The popularity of Embrace Arts workshops is apparent in the comments of previous participants. “This is a tremendously creative place – very inspiring,” ...

26 April 2011

24dash - Archbishop Desmond Tutu to be honoured by University of Leicester - One of the world's best-known and best-loved campaigners for peace and justice is to be honoured by the University of Leicester, UK, in July. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his struggle against South African ...

Police Professional - Closure of FSS will not have negative impact - In a letter to New Scientist magazine in January, Professor Alec Jeffreys, who pioneered the technique of genetic fingerprinting at the University of Leicester, said the decision to close the FSS could not be in the interests of justice. ...

Scicasts.com - Simple Injection Could Limit Damage From Heart Attacks and Stroke - Leicester, UK (Scicasts) – According to a report from The University of Leicester University, an international team of researchers is developing a simple injection which they believe will limit the devastating consequences of heart attacks and strokes. ...

Leicester Mercury - Stoughton & Thurnby have bounced back from a nightmare winter to become the ... - Tim Appleyard, a Leicester University student who will be available for the first half of the season, hit 10 fours and four sixes on his way to 124 off 133 deliveries as Stoughton rattled up 252-9 off 50 overs after being put in. ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Chernobyl 25 years on: learning the lessons of nuclear disaster - Studies of mice by Prof Yuri Dubrova, of the University of Leicester, reveal that large doses of radiation can make the genetic code more likely to suffer mutations, and that this propensity can be passed down the generations in the “germ line”, ...

Healthcare Digital - New pill could beat stress - An anxiety protein in the brain could be the cause for stress, scientists from the University of Leicester are saying. They found that the protein neuropsin can turn a healthy dose of anxiety into overwhelming depression. ...

The Future of Things - Radio Waves Could Help Detect Alien Worlds - At the University of Leicester in the UK researchers were able to show that radio emissions from gas gaints such as Jupiter and Saturn could be detectable by radio telescopes like the European Low Frequency Array . which should be completed in the ...

25 April 2011

New Vision - He wrote his way to Arusha - Muhwezi has a bachelor of science degree in forestry and a postgraduate diploma in environmental journalism and communications from Makerere University. He is pursuing a masters degree in mass communication from the University of Leicester in the UK ...

ESPNscrum.com - Rugby World Cup venues, the numbering of replacements and the 1976 Olympics - Among the top-tier international rugby union players who dabbled with American Football were Terry Price, the Llanelli, Leicester University, London Welsh and Hendy fullback who featured as a teenager in the 1965 Welsh Triple Crown side, South African ...

Leicester Mercury - Leicester College says it is expecting to charge less than £6000 for its full ... - Student Dominic Isles, 21, who studies at Leicester University, said: "I can understand why this might be a good option, although I think it's better to have a degree from a university on your CV."

Leicester Mercury - Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu is to be given an honorary ... - He will be presented with the Doctor of Letters on July 15 at the university's De Montfort Hall degree ceremony. Renowned as one of the world's best-known and best-loved campaigners for peace and justice, the Archbishop received the Nobel Peace Prize ...

Leicester Mercury - Patients in Leicestershire are set to be the first in the country to test if ... - Scientists at the University of Leicester say their research shows that curcumin, an extract of the root turmeric, has the ability to kill off cancer cells resistant to chemotherapy. They are preparing to test the spice on about a dozen patients. ...

24 April 2011

MedIndia - Soon, A Pill to Beat Stress - by Thilaka Ravi on April 23, 2011 at 8:21 PM Researchers at Leicester University may have come closer to the development of a pill that will beat stress. Scientists have worked out the brain chemistry that turns a healthy dose of fear into overwhelming ...

Malaysia Star - Capable hands - She holds two doctorate degrees, including an MD from the University of Leicester, the United Kingdom (UK) and a PhD from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She also holds a Master of Pathology from Universiti Malaya and is a Fellow of ...

23 April 2011

MedIndia - New 'Chemical Pathway' in the Brain for Stress Discovered - by Tanya Thomas on April 23, 2011 at 11:30 AM A team of neuroscientists at the University of Leicester, UK, in collaboration with researchers from Poland and Japan, has announced a breakthrough in the understanding of the 'brain chemistry' that ...

Leicester Mercury - Leicester Rowing Club are looking back on a regatta in the city which was ... - They lost their final last year to Jesus College, Cambridge, but this time overcame Leicester University in the senior men's novice four. The celebrations did not last long because the four, with Joe Chamberlain replacing Ablett, and cox Dan Byrne in ...

Scicasts.com - Simple Injection Could Limit Damage From Heart Attacks and Stroke - Leicester, UK (Scicasts) – According to a report from The University of Leicester University, an international team of researchers is developing a simple injection which they believe will limit the devastating consequences of heart attacks and strokes. ...

22 April 2011

PhysicsToday.org - Auroral radio emissions may point the way to exoplanets - Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester in the UK and colleagues say that radio telescopes are now becoming sensitive enough to detect radio signals from auroras of planets up to 150 light-years from Earth. He and his team found that radio ...

`The Guardian - Fight club: Life after the Jeremy Kyle treatment <http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/apr/22/life-after-jeremy-kyle-treatment >`__ - But he wanted me to come and do a lecture at his university [Leicester]. So I ended up on the university lecture circuit for a bit, describing the hooligan mindset to criminology and psychology students." So it wasn't all bad? "No. ...

Toronto Star - The Bible: The King James Version turns 400 - As both University of Leicester professor Gordon Campbell in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611-2011, and American professor of religion Timothy Beal in The Rise and Fall of the Bible report, the good book itself, in whatever version, ...

Leicester Mercury - Scientists make breakthrough in understanding stress - Dr Robert Pawlak, from the University of Leicester, said: "It was known certain individuals are more susceptible to detrimental effects of stress. Researchers, led by Dr Pawlak, found that the emotional centre of the brain – the amygdala – reacts to ...

TopNews United States - Simple Injection will Cut the Damages After Stroke by More Than Half - The University of Leicester researchers has turned up with an injection that will help in reducing the damages after stroke. But now, an international team of scientists revealed that a simple injection can cut the damages of heart attack by 60%. ...

Times of India - Soon, a chill pill that helps bust stress - The research by a team at the Leicester University was inspired by the observation that while many people experience traumatic events, only some descend into depression or other stresslinked psychiatric disorders. During experiments on mice, ...

21 April 2011

healthzone.ca - 'Disbelief' over discovery that could cut heart-attack damage - William Schwaeble, a professor of immunology at the University of Leicester, couldn't believe what he had found: an antibody that could lessen the damage from the inflammation often caused by heart attacks and strokes. “At first it was disbelief,” he ...

IC Tech News - An injection to fight the effects of Heart attack and stroke - University of Leicester researchers have come up with this shot which would bring a lot of relief to heart patients. According to the study it is known that heart attacks or strokes happen due to clots in the blood stream of the body which starves the ...

National Geographic - Space Pictures This Week: Hubble's Rose, Glinting Lagoon - Auroras on Earth, Saturn, and Jupiter give off distinct radio signatures that scientists at the University of Leicester say could be detectable coming from worlds as far away as 150 light-years. Seen from the International Space Station on April 2, ...

Times Wellness - Live longer with miracle heart jabs - ... often nine to 12 hours after the attack. The new injection stops the body attacking the cells. Prof Wilhelm Schwaeble, of Leicester University, said: “This is potentially the biggest breakthrough in the treatment of heart attacks and strokes ever.”

Lutterworth Today - Double champs up for the challenge - Due to the prolonged football season, Fleckney had no option but to field a weakened side against a significantly stronger Leicester University Staff in ...

National Geographic - Alien Auroras to Aid Hunt for New Planets? - "Auroras have been observed at all planets in our solar system which have a global magnetic field and a significant atmosphere," said lead study author Jonathan Nichols, an astronomer at University of Leicester in the UK (See pictures: "Huge Solar ...

Zenopa - Injection-based treatment 'could limit damage from heart attacks' - The University of Leicester-led research has isolated an enzyme in the blood which plays a key role in the damaging inflammatory tissue response that occurs when bodily tissue or organs are resupplied with blood following ischaemia. ... See all stories on this topic »

TopNews United States - Neuropsin Stimulates Stress Disorders, Says Study - As per a team of neuroscientists at the University of Leicester in the UK, brain enzyme neuropsin stimulates anxiety in human mind, resulting in stress-related mental disorders. For the study, the team conducted an array of trials on normal mice to ...

Marie Claire.co.uk - Beat stress with a pill - By Hannah Thomas on Thursday 21 April 2011 A pill that keeps stress at bay could be just around the corner after scientists at Leicester University distinguished the brain chemistry that turns a healthy dose of anxiety into overwhelming depression. ...

Pharma Times - UK-led scientists discover heart attack/stroke jab - Scientists from the University of Leicester leading an international team have discovered an enzyme - known as Mannan Binding Lectin-Associated Serine Protease-2 (MASP-2) - that plays a key role in the lectin pathway, which causes the potentially ...

BBC News - In pictures - ... the collection would be entrusted to the City of Leicester in memory of their daughter and granddaughter who died during the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. Lord Attenborough was educated in the city and his father was principal of University College.

`Bristol Evening Post - Bristol's Cheltenham Road is lined with anger as protests continue <>`__ - Salim Mohammed, who studied English at Leicester University and has taught the subject in Vietnam, said the squatters looked after the building and kept out "undesirables". The 28-year-old, who has lived there for 11 months, said: "It is our home, ...

DailyIndia.com - Soon, a pill to keep stress at bay! - “Studies in mice revealed that upon feeling stressed, they stayed away from zones in a maze where they felt unsafe,” said Robert Pawlak, from the University of Leicester who led the UK team. “These were open and illuminated spaces they avoid when they ...

HealthCanal.com - Brain chemistry linked to source of stress disorders - A team of neuroscientists at the University of Leicester, including the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit at the university, have announced a breakthrough in the understanding of how our brain responds to highly stressful and traumatic events. ...

HealthJockey.com - Simple injection can possibly limit damage from heart attacks and strokes - Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble from the University of Leicester, lead researcher and colleagues were able to neutralize the response in mice through a single antibody injection. This injection supposedly interfered with the molecular process that paves ...

Nigerian Compass - The rule of law, human rights and development - Uchenna Emelonye is the manager, Governance, Institutional and Justice Reform Programs of the International Development pen Society Justice Initiative and Ph.D candidate in the University of Leicester, United Kingdom holds two master's degrees in Law ...

Times Higher Education - News in Brief - The problem of "burnout" among lecturers was highlighted last week in the wake of an international study on the topic by researchers at the University of Leicester. Commenting on the issue, a reader writes: "One shouldn't underestimate the impact of ...

20 April 2011

ABC Online - Anxiety linked to brain chemical The research team, led by Dr Robert Pawlak of the Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Leicester in the UK, has shown that an enzyme called neuropsin may play a key role in anxious behaviour. "Neuropsin was known to be ...

Greek Reporter - Greek Scientists Find Revolutionary Medical Discovery - Scientists from Britain (Universities Leicester and King's College London), Austria, USA (University SUNY) and Japan (from the Medical University of tortured Fukushima), as well as the Greek-American biopharmaceutical company Omeros, led by Professor ...

Medical News Today - Neuroscientists Discover New 'Chemical Pathway' In The Brain For Stress - A team of neuroscientists at the University of Leicester, UK, in collaboration with researchers from Poland and Japan, has announced a breakthrough in the understanding of the 'brain chemistry' that triggers our response to highly stressful and ...

Bramley Today - 'Heart attack jab' still needs more work - The study was carried out by researchers from The University of Leicester and was funded by The Wellcome Trust, The Medical Research Council and the US National Institutes of Health. It was published in the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the ...

UPI.com - Radio signals could 'tag' distant planets - "Jupiter and Saturn take 12 and 30 years respectively to orbit the sun, so you would have to be incredibly lucky or look for a very long time to spot them by a transit or a wobble," Jonathan Nichols at the University of Leicester said. ...

Health Aim - New drug may reduce tissue damage in heart attack, stroke victims - The drug was developed by a team of scientists at the Leicester University. The injectable drug drastically reduces the tissue damage these two attacks cause that damages the brain and heart muscle after the attacks occur. ...

Wimbledon Guardian - Broadfoot injured in Barbarians win - The former Leicester and Cambridge University player, who impressed for his club against the Baa-Baas last week, had kicked a conversion to help Nick Mallett's side into an early lead in the final Mobbs Memorial Match. Clubmates Tom George and Jonan ...

The Press Association - Jab 'could reduce tissue damage' - Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble, of Leicester University's department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, led the research with King's College London, Japan's Medical University of Fukushima, and the State University of New York. ...

24dash - Lamport study day goes gothic - The popular study days are part of a collaboration between the University of Leicester's Centre for the Study of the Country House and the Lamport Hall Preservation Trust and are allied to the highly successful Master's programme, 'The Country House: ...

24dash - Beyond the horizon - An exhibition of paintings, prints and photographs by some of the best contemporary artists in the East Midlands will be on show at Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's arts centre, from Monday 9 May to Friday 8 July. The common theme of 'Beyond ...

Irish Medical Times - Breakthrough study offers new hope for anxiety sufferers - The University of Leicester team worked with researchers from Japan and Poland and discovered that a protein called neuropsin plays a vital role in triggering a stress response at a cellular level. They discovered that the amygdala, the emotional ...

Leicester Mercury - Internet conmen are trying to trick students into paying deposits of up to ... - Pc Harvey Watson, whose Campus Park beat covers the University of Leicester, said: "We've had one report recently but the person didn't send any money because they became suspicious. We had some students last year who fell for this scam and they lost ...

Leicester Mercury - De Montfort University is proposing to charge undergraduates the maximum £9000 ... - De Montfort is ranked 116th in the Complete University Guide league table published this week, down from 81 last year. Leicester (ranked 23, down from 21) and Loughborough (19, up from 21) also plan to charge £9000 a year. ...

NOW Rugby - Barbarians bow out with Mobbs Memorial Match win - Former Leicester and Cambridge University player Ross Broadfoot, who impressed for Richmond against the Barbarians last week, added the conversion but soon hobbled off to be replaced by former England centre Ayoola Erinle, who is seeking a new club ...

Scotsman - Simple jab to limit heart damage - Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble of Leicester University, who led the research, said: "This is potentially the biggest breakthrough in the treatment of heart attacks and strokes ever. We could not believe what we saw. What is amazing is that the drug can be ...

Liverpool Daily Post - Liverpool Hope University works on £3.2m energy research project - The university's Centre for International and Development Education will work with the Universities of Nottingham, Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Indian Institute of Science on the joint project, titled “Rural Hybrid ...

The Construction Index - UK-Leicester: analysis services - Services Service category: No 12 Main place of performance Leicester. NUTS code UKF21 Leicester A University of Leicester research group is currently analysing the effects fo ionising radiation using array comparative genome hybridisation (aCGH), ...

Health(Y) Destination - New antibody injection may improve survival rate in heart attacks - University of Leicester is developing the antibody to be used in humans soon. The lead researcher described this new injection as a fascinating new achievement and said that it is being developed to be used soon in clinical therapies. ...

Space Daily - Could Low-Cost Space Missions Keep Astronomy Aiming High - On Tuesday 19 April, in his presentation at the National Astronomy Meeting in Llandudno, Wales, Leicester University astronomer Professor Martin Barstow will argue that a solution could be found in the form of low-cost space missions with a price tag ...

The Trinidad Guardian - Govt committed to tertiary education - ... SBCS,” he added The graduates earned their bachelors and masters degrees from highly esteemed international institutions, including the University of London, the University of Greenwich, the University of Sunderland and the University of Leicester. ...

Wellcome Trust - Animal model suggests simple injection could limit damage from heart attacks ... - An international team led by Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble from the University of Leicester, with long-term support from the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council, has found that the inflammatory response that follows the loss of blood supply ...

Spong - New Study of Video Games and Violence Needs Volunteers - By Tim Smith A new "in-depth study" at the University of Leicester "will seek to shed more light on theories that correlate violent game content to aggression and such behaviour in adolescents – and assess whether there are other determining factors. ...

CalorieLab Calorie Counter News - Antibody Reduces Damage Due to Ischemic Events - Research at the University of Leicester shows an injection of an antibody disrupts the inflammatory tissue response that occurs after an ischemic event such as a heart attack or stroke. In animal studies, one injection of an antibody against the enzyme ...

19 May 2011

News West Midlands - Major Breakthrough Reported in Treatment of Strokes and Heart Attacks - Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble of Leicester University, said this could possibly be the greatest development ever in treating heart attacks and strokes. These two major killers are due to blood circulation becoming blocked due to a clot or bleeding, ...

Indian Express - Soon, a simple jab to limit damage from cardiovascular events - An international team led by researchers at University of Leicester said their 'achievement' has also potential usage in transplant surgery. According to the researchers, who detailed their study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ...

MedIndia - Injection can Reduce Tissue Damage After Heart Attack, Stroke - This new injection when administered after an attack can stop the body from attacking the cells. Prof Wilhelm Schwaeble, of Leicester University said, "This is potentially the biggest breakthrough in the treatment of heart attacks and strokes ever."

Astronomy Now Online - Astronomers tune in to exoplanets - Dr Jonathan Nichols, who presented his findings at the conference, along with his colleagues at the University of Leicester, has shown that emissions from the radio aurorae of planets, like the Northern Lights on Earth, should be detectable by radio ...

PhysOrg.com - Nottingham researchers help bridge the urban and rural divide in the UK and India - A £2.6 million project, led by Michčle Clarke, Professor of Environmental Change, at Nottingham and involving the universities of Birmingham, Loughborough, Leicester, Manchester Metropolitan University and Liverpool Hope, will aim to address the ...

RedOrbit - Solar Outburst Seen In Exquisite Detail - Graduate student Anthony Williams of the University of Leicester will present their results on Tuesday 19 April at the Royal Astronomical Society's National Astronomy Meeting in Llandudno, Wales. Mr Williams and his team used the Heliospheric Imagers ...

TopNews United States - New Injection to Heal the Damage of Heart Strokes, Claims Study - With over 200000 people dying due to serious heart diseases in Britain, a study by the Leicester University has devised an antibody which can reduce the potential damage, post-heart attack, to the brain and heart by a staggering 60%. ...

PR Newswire - Metalline Appoints Chief Geologist - Mr. Cunliffe has a Masters degree in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from Leicester University in the United Kingdom and is fluent in English and Spanish. Tim Barry, President and CEO said, "Mr. Cunliffe is the ideal candidate to head our ...

24dash - New study at University of Leicester probes interrelationship between male ... - A new in-depth study at the University of Leicester is investigating the interrelationship between male gamers and video games. It will seek to shed more light on theories that correlate violent game content to aggression and such behaviour in ...

Metro - New jab gives hope to heart-attack and stroke victims - A new injection developed by Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble of Leicester University could radically reduce the life-threatening tissue damage to the brain and heart muscle that occurs after strokes and heart attacks. Professor Schwaeble is hailing the ...

The Voice of Russia - New heart attack drug in UK - The medicine, created at Leicester University, prevents the death of heart and brain cells that are deprived of oxygen as a result of an embolism. The preparation has already been tested on animals and lived up to all expectations. ...

Times of India - Simple jab could limit heart attack damages - Researchers at the University of Leicester are developing a simple injection to limit the devastating consequences of heart attacks and strokes. Described by the lead researcher as "a fascinating new achievement", work has already begun to translate ...

SYS-CON Media - Omeros Announces Publication of MASP-2 Data in Proceedings of the National ... - Wilhelm Schwaeble, Ph.D., Professor of Immunology at the University of Leicester and the senior author of the paper, led an international team of researchers who demonstrated that blocking MASP-2 function significantly reduces tissue damage caused by ...

Medical News Today - Simple Injection Could Limit Damage From Heart Attacks And Stroke - The University of Leicester led an international team whose research has been published today in the Early Online Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble of the Department of Infection, ...

Leicester Mercury - Candidates bidding to become the city's elected mayor faced 400 voters in the ... - The Big Debate, hosted by De Montfort University and the Leicester Mercury, saw nine of the 11 mayoral hopefuls given their toughest grilling of the campaign so far, by members of the public. The biggest curve ball came when they were asked who they ...

Public Service - UK should develop low cost space missions - In a presentation at the RAS National Astronomy Meeting 2011 today, Professor Martin Barstow of Leicester University called for the UK to use its skills to develop low cost, high data space missions. Describing current astronomical space missions, ...

GoStudyUK.com - Astronomers can tune in to radio auroras to find exoplanets

Indian Express - Soon, a simple jab to limit damage from cardiovascular events - An international team led by researchers at University of Leicester said their 'achievement' has also potential usage in transplant surgery. According to the researchers, who detailed their study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ...

Daily Mail - Drug 'cuts stroke or heart attack effects by more than half' - Researchers hope to begin human trials of the drug, developed at Leicester University, within two years. Its key ingredient is an antibody, which could be administered up to 12 hours of the attack to stop damage to cells. Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble ...

EurekAlert - Simple injection could limit damage from heart attacks and stroke - The University of Leicester led an international team whose research has been published today in the Early Online Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Professor Wilhelm Schwaeble of the Department of Infection, ...

18 May 2011

Albuquerque Express - New Radio Wave Technique Could Detect Alien Planets - Scientists at the University of Leicester in England have shown that emissions from the radio aurora of planets such as Jupiter and Saturn could be detectable by radio telescopes such as the European Low Frequency Array, or LOFAR.

NPR - King James Bible, Now 400, Still Echoes 'Voice of God' - "He was regarded as a foreigner," says Gordon Campbell, a historian at the University of Leicester in England. "He spoke with a heavy Scottish accent, and one of the things he needed to legitimize himself as head of the Church of England was a Bible ...

Telegraph.co.uk - A simple injection could halve the effects of heart attacks and strokes - Now the researchers at the University of Leicester have come up with an injection which they claim effectively stops the body attacking the oxygen starved cells. This allows them to start to oxygenate normally and the permanent damage is reduced ...

specifinder.com - Cofely wins city heating contract - ... achieving estimated CO2 emissions savings of 12000 tonnes per annum. A second phase of upgrades will extend to HMP Leicester and the University of Leicester. Cofely will assume operational responsibility for the existing schemes in late spring.

Astronomy Now Online - Planets around white dwarfs? - "We hit upon this idea of looking for planets around white dwarfs in a paper in 2002 by myself and colleagues,” says Dr. Matt Burleigh at the University of Leicester, who presented the latest results. Do white dwarfs have planets? ...

RedOrbit - Radio Telescopes Could Help Find Exoplanets - Now, scientists at the University of Leicester have shown that emissions from the radio aurora of planets like Jupiter should be detectable by radio telescopes such as LOFAR, which will be completed later this year. Dr Jonathan Nichols will present ...

24dash - Leicester scholar describes living Viking legacy - The legacy of the Vikings in Britain and Ireland will be explored at a Viking symposium involving experts from the University of Leicester. The Midlands Viking Symposium is a collaboration between the Universities of Leicester, Birmingham and ...

Euromoney Magazine - ECR Results: Cyprus tops CEE rankings – but for how much longer? - Panicos Demetriades, Professor of Economics at the University of Leicester, says: “The banking system, through over-expansion underwritten by a generous deposit insurance scheme, has become the Achilles heel of an otherwise successful island economy. ...

24dash - Work-related 'burnout' more likely to affect the best lecturers, study suggests - In the first systematic review examining the extent of burnout in full-time non-medical university teaching staff, University of Leicester researchers found that burnout was partly linked to exposure to large numbers of students, ...

Click Liverpool - Tributes paid to Liverpool region teen killed by nut allergy - "He had a place to study Chemistry at the University of Leicester and had a beautiful young girlfriend who he was mad about. "He was on the cusp of new beginnings in his life and had everything to look forward to." More than 600 mourners attended the ...

Jamaica Observer - Newspapers will be around for a long time, says lecturer - NEWSPAPERS will be around for a long time to come, according to Roger Dickinson, a senior lecturer in media and communication at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. Dickinson was delivering a public lecture on new media and social ... See all stories on this topic »

17 April 2011

Daily Mail - Britain's forensic scientists are the best in the world: So why is their elite ... - By then the FSS was already leading the world in DNA profiling thanks to the pioneering work of Sir Alec, an academic at the University of Leicester. His discovery in 1984 was that you could discern the differences and similarities between people ...

Log Cabin Democrat - Shakespearean authority to speak at Hendrix - Smith studied at the universities of Lancaster and Leicester and has lectured in Italy, France, Holland, Australia, Poland and the United States. He is the author of Social Shakespeare and is a trustee of the British Shakespeare Association. ...

16 April 2011

Business Wire - De Montfort University Helps Crack Down on Counterfeit Whisky - This is now our third collaboration with the University of Leicester relating to new product development; it is proving an extremely positive alliance.” Supported by The Food and Drink iNet, experts at DMU are working with the University of Leicester's ...

The Construction Index - UK-Leicester: laundry-operation services - E-mail: Fax University of Leicester Purchasing Office, Fielding Johnson Building, University Road See Section VI.3 - Additional Information Anthony Midgley LE1 7RH Leicester UNITED KINGDOM +44 1162522058 acm26@leicester.ac.uk +44 1162231339 Internet ...

15 April 2011

24dash - Week of events to whet the appetite of adult learners - The University of Leicester Institute of Lifelong Learning is once again organising a range of events during the highly popular Adult Learners' Week, beginning on Saturday 14th May, aimed at everyone who wants to expand their horizons or increase their ...

Bradenton Herald - Research and Markets: European Union Non-Discrimination Law and ... - ... theoretical critique with comparative study of a rich variety of European legal systems. By focusing on "race", gender and disability, the authors crystallise specific manifestations of intersectionality.' - Mark Bell, University of Leicester, UK.

24dash - University of Leicester arts centre welcomes 'visitor' to the stage - Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's arts centre, hosts the premiere of an inventive and interactive performance for The Spark Children's Arts Festival during the summer half-term (1 and 2 June). Visitor is a new family show that unveils a world ...

The Dartmouth - Daily Debriefing - The research project — led by University of Leicester psychology professor Noelle Robertson and graduate student Jenny Watts — also determined that male lecturers are more likely to experience de-personalization, while females more frequently ...

TheAdvocate - Pat Shingleton for April 15, 2011 - The University of Leicester reports climate clues have been found in latrines used by rock hyrax, an animal that resembles a large guinea pig, related to the elephant. When the animal unloaded on the rock toilets, the urine crystallized and stacked up ...

People's Daily Online - Fun game used to teach serious lesson in sustainability - The "eco-game" was inspired by a visit to Kenya's Lake Bogoria district by members of the University of Leicester's Center for Interdisciplinary Science. Its students worked on various projects with Kenyans that ranged from examining rare plant species ...

14 April 2011

The Tech Talk - Adding spice to your life - According to the University of Leicester survey, many students admitted they opted to buy fast food because it saved two resources that college students have limited amounts of—time and money. "I don't find time," Thissel said. "I have to make time. ...

Berwick Today - Putting Paxton House on tourism map - Claire graduated with a history degree from Glasgow University and was involved, as a student, with the first open-top bus tours in the city. She then attended Leicester University where she graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies and ...

24dash - Veiled Muslim women are under attack in the UK claims new research - Research into the experiences of veiled Muslim women is to be presented at a public event to be held at the University of Leicester on April 6. Irene Zempi, from the Department of Criminology at the University of Leicester, is conducting postgraduate ...

Leicester Mercury - Leicester's struggling arts venue Phoenix Square gets Arts Council cash - Three other city projects – Darbar Arts Culture Heritage Trust, University of Leicester arts centre Embrace Arts and children's charity The Mighty Creatives – will receive funds for the first time. However, theatre project Metro Boulot Dodo has lost ...

University World News - GLOBAL: Non-stop learning conference - A non-stop 48-hour online conference spanning the globe began at the University of Leicester in the UK on Wednesday, with the focus on innovation in teaching and learning in higher education. The conference - Learning Futures Festival Online 2011, ...

Media Newswire - Exploring the legacy of the Vikings in Ireland - 'A nest of pirates? Weapons, warriors and early Viking Dublin' – Dr Stephen Harrison, University College Dublin • 'What's in a name? The genetic legacy of the Vikings in the north of England' – Dr Turi King, University of Leicester.

The Independent - Substance and style: The fashion courses that are a cut above - Leicester University School of Management, for example, offers an MSc in management and an MSc in marketing. "We're trying to bring different disciplines, a diversity of approaches, to encourage our students to reflect on their roles and the ...

Scoop.co.nz - NZ treasures entrusted to UK museum found on open market - He believed the story was sufficiently important to share with staff and students of the renowned School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, on a visit there early this year. And he admits to feeling a sense of “fascinated horror” at the ...

Scoop.co.nz - Climate Change Innovation in the United Kingdom Bulletin - Image by University of Leicester.A field trip to Africa has inspired students and academics from the United Kingdom to develop a unique game for schools to help youngsters learn about sustainable living. The sustainability board game, which has already ...

The Sun - Ten reasons to order a curry in - Researchers at Leicester University's oncology department found that eating foods rich in curcumin may prevent many cancers, including those of the breast, prostate and colon. NO curry would be complete without a generous helping of garlic. ...

Times Higher Education - THE Leadership and Management Awards 2011: Shortlist - ... the top honour - the title of outstanding leadership and management team - are: University of Bath; Birkbeck, University of London; University of Cumbria; University of Exeter; Harper Adams University College; and University of Leicester. ...

Times Higher Education - Work is exhausting: more student contact 'predicts' burnout - The study, "Burnout in university teaching staff: a systematic literature review", was published in the journal Educational Research. It was led by Noelle Robertson, senior lecturer in clinical psychology at the University of Leicester, and master's ...

13 April 2011

Abbotsford Times - Local communications pro heading to Croatia - The globetrotting doesn't stop there for the young entrepreneur, who is currently working on her Master's degree in PR/Communications at the University of Leicester in the UK. In December she will be off again, heading to Vienna to guest lecture at ...

24dash - Leicester Law Undergraduates among top in the country - Over 300 students from more than 60 universities have battled it out with the final ten coming from the University of Oxford, St John's and Queen Mary Colleges, London School of Economics, University of Leicester, University of Birmingham, ...

Women in Technology - Female engineer heads up Engineering Council - Professor Helen Atkinson is currently the head of the Mechanics of Materials Group in the Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester and will take up her new role this week. Proving to women in the UK that there is room at the top for the ...

Leicester Mercury - Mark Selby is through to the quarter-finals of the China Open - "The Jester from Leicester" booked his place in the last eight with a 5-1 victory over Robert Milkins. RUGBY: Leicester University completed a Varsity match double over De Montfort University, the men winning their clash at Welford Road 49-12 and the ...

12 April 2011

HealthCanal.com - University helps children with acute illnesses - The project, called the 'Safety Netting Information for Parents (SNIP) Study', is a collaboration with Leicester University and the University of Oxford, and in this first stage will review the research literature and information available to help ...

The Guardian - Leicester raise £4.5m to increase Welford Road capacity - "Thanks to this new tranche of funding we can now ensure the continued development of Welford Road, providing additional car parking not only for the club but also for the nearby hospital and university, firmly establishing Welford Road as a ...

FemaleFirst.co.uk - Breaking The Mould - University of Leicester engineer, Professor Helen Atkinson FREng, reaches new heights in her career on 12th April when she becomes the first ever woman President of the Engineering Professors' Council (EPC). A woman in what, until less than a ...

The Press Association - Tigers fund Welford Road expansion - ... hospital and university, firmly establishing Welford Road as a multi-functional centre available to everyone, in the heart of the East Midlands. "Most importantly, this is one more step towards realising our long-term vision for Leicester Tigers as ...

ESPNscrum.com - Tigers secure Welford Road funding - ... providing additional car parking not only for the club but also for the nearby hospital and university. Most importantly, this is one more step towards realising our long-term vision for Leicester Tigers as the most successful and best-supported ...

Loughborough News - Leicester Lit & Phil goes into space with Zooniverse - At the next meeting of the Leicester Lit & Phil on Monday 18th April at 8pm (regulars please note the later time) the astro-physicist Dr Robert Simpson a member of the Galaxy Zoo team at Oxford University, will be talking about Zooniverse, ...

24dash - Sculpture in the Garden celebrates a decade - The highly popular summer sculpture exhibition mounted each year in the spectacular setting of the University of Leicester Botanic Garden has gone from strength to strength over its first ten years. This year's exhibition, from Sunday 26th June to ...

Leicester Mercury - Tory peer backs candidates on campaign trail - "They can't even get the council to put up signs to tell people coming in to Leicester where those shops are." The Baroness sparked a race row, in January, when she gave a speech at the University of Leicester saying that Islamophobia had become ...

Sky News - 'Future Is Bright For Manned Space Missions' - Professor Martin Barstow is head of science at the University of Leicester - a key UK hub for space research. He believes co-operation between countries is an encouraging sign for the future of human space exploration. "People get the idea that Russia ...

PR Newswire UK - Cofely Delivers Low Carbon District Energy Across Leicester - When all of the first phases are delivered (including the City Council, the University and the Penitentiary centre), a second phase of the project will extend the scheme to include HMP Leicester and the University of Leicester. "Leicester already has a ...

The Press Association - Southampton to charge £9000 fees - ... Essex, Leeds, Durham, Lancaster, Bath, Birmingham, Loughborough, Exeter, Sussex, Surrey, Liverpool, Aston, Liverpool John Moores, Reading, Kent, Central Lancashire, Leicester, Nottingham, Oxford Brookes, City University London and Southampton. ...

Leicester Mercury - Recorded crime in Leicestershire has fallen by 12 per cent – or almost 10000 ... - Dr James Treadwell, a criminologist at the University of Leicester, said some crimes, including burglary and car thefts, have been falling for a number of years, in part because of improved security measures and other factors such as more homes having ...

SBWire - Stafford Associates Offering Various Master's Degrees - On completion of these Master's degrees, students will be awarded certificates from the University of Wales, Nottingham Business School and University of Leicester. The programme advisor said, “Whatever academic level you have achieved already and ...

EMSNow - Chan Pin Chong Joins Everett Charles Technologies as President - Chan Pin has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Leicester University in the UK. ...

11 April 2011

24dash - Coull returns to Leicester - The internationally-acclaimed Coull Quartet is returning to Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's arts centre, on Friday 6 May at 7.30pm for the last in its latest series of three concerts. Their programme will include Beethoven op 59 no 1, ...

24dash - An inside view of a historic London palace - The Annual Lamport Lecture is a collaboration between the University of Leicester Centre for the Study of the Country House and the Lamport Hall Preservation Trust. Dr Phillip Lindley, Founding Director of the Centre for the Study of the Country House, ...

24dash - University of Leicester engineer to become president of national body - Professor Helen Atkinson FREng, Head of the Mechanics of Materials Group in the Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester, will be the first ever woman to become President of the Engineering Professors' Council in its fifty year history, ...

24dash - University of Leicester hosts distinguished mathematician and physicist - On Monday 18 April, the University of Leicester presents a free public lecture by the distinguished mathematician and physicist Professor Sir Roger Penrose, entitled 'Seeing Through the Big Bang into Another World'. Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball ...

Loughborough News - Out of this world win for Leicester team - The video shows the two avatars leading viewers on a tour of the virtual laboratory that the SWIFT project has created in the 3-D virtual world of Second Life, where University of Leicester undergraduates take part in virtual laboratory activities. ...

Pulse - Government mulls lifetime risk for vascular checks programme - Professor Kamlesh Khunti, professor of diabetes and vascular medicine at the University of Leicester and a GP in the city who has advised the Department of Health on the health checks programme, said it was down to GPs to make sure risk is properly ...

Harborough Mail - Around the world in 180 days - During the 1990s he was part of an elite team competing internationally but in 1998 he left the fast life to study archaeology at the University of Leicester, where he now works. He will be cycling through countries as far flung as Australia, ...

Peterborough Today - Ex-Big Brother star Doctor Sunshine checks out LA - Now Ms Martin will be jetting off to America later this month to start a spell working in Los Angeles after qualifying to work as a doctor from the University of Leicester. She also has a degree in medical journalism from the University of Westminster. ...

24dash - University of Leicester engineer to become president of national body - Professor Helen Atkinson FREng, Head of the Mechanics of Materials Group in the Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester, will be the first ever woman to become President of the Engineering Professors' Council in its fifty year history, ...

10 April 2011

Balkans.com Business News - Rising fears of a Greek debt restructure are looming over Cyprus ... - "I think the Greek haircut will happen," said Panicos Demetriades, a Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Leicester in the UK. ...

08 April 2011

BBC - Who is Britain's greatest general?

BBC Online - The drugs don't work - so what will?

HeatingandVentilation.net - Cofely delivers low carbon district energy across Leicester - A second phase of the project will extend the scheme to include HMP Leicester and the University of Leicester. Cofely will assume operational responsibility for the existing schemes in late spring 2011. "Leicester already has a strong environmental ...

24dash - University of Leicester hosts distinguished mathematician and physicist - On Monday 18 April, the University of Leicester presents a free public lecture by the distinguished mathematician and physicist Professor Sir Roger Penrose, entitled 'Seeing Through the Big Bang into Another World'. Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball ...

Loughborough News - Out of this world win for Leicester team - The video shows the two avatars leading viewers on a tour of the virtual laboratory that the SWIFT project has created in the 3-D virtual world of Second Life, where University of Leicester undergraduates take part in virtual laboratory activities. ...

24dash - Non-stop Learning Futures conference spans three time zones to mirror demands ... - A non-stop 48-hour online conference that spans the globe kicks off at the University of Leicester next week, celebrating innovation in teaching and learning in higher education. The conference -- Learning Futures Festival Online 2011, Follow the Sun ...

07 April 2011

BBC News - University student duo are UK's 'top legal negotiators' - The win will see them contest the international title, which was last won by a UK pair in 2007, when two Leicester University Law School students succeeded in taking the crown. Mr Lavery, a former student of Liverpool's St Mary's College and Kings ...

24dash - Leicester student achieves national triumph - A member of the University of Leicester Women's Rugby Club, Fiona Fletcher, has captained her country for the England Women's U20 team's first ever game against Scotland. Fletcher has been playing rugby since the age of 7 and this is her first year as ...

24dash - 'Out of this world' win for Leicester team - The University of Leicester's SWIFT project (Second World Immersive Future Teaching) is a collaboration between GENIE, Genetics Education Networking for Innovation and Beyond Distance Research Alliance. One of the project's videos was voted into 1 st ...

Asian Image - Victimisation of veil-wearers goes unreported - The research looks into the victimisation of veiled Muslim women and their experiences as direct victims of Islamophobia in the streets of Leicester. It was carried out by Irene Zempi, from the Department of Criminology at the University of Leicester. ...

06 April 2011

Leicester Mercury - Students starting degrees at the University of Leicester in 2012 are likely to ... - Professor Sir Robert Burgess, vice chancellor at Leicester, said: "Our package of fees and scholarships reflects our aim to build for the future and to ensure we maintain access for disadvantaged groups to a top-class university like Leicester. ...

24dash - What makes a British TV drama? - British TV fiction and its role in society explored at University of Leicester conference on 8 April. The success of diverse dramas in recent times, such as Spooks, Doctor Who andDownton Abbey, signals the increased critical interest in TV drama since ... See all stories on this topic »

24dash - The European Parliament- the importance of having the right people in the .. . - New research by a University of Leicester political scientist has highlighted ways in which the European Parliament's committee system is being exploited to further national interests. Dr Richard Whitaker, of the Department of Politics and ...

World Architecture News - Groundbreaking ceremony held today for ADP-designed Cardiovascular Research Centre for Leicester University

BBC News - Leicester sets £9000 fee level - The University of Leicester has announced it intends to charge the maximum £9000 a year in tuition fees. It said the move was needed to maintain the quality of teaching and research in the face of funding cuts. Directors also announced an £8.4m annual ...

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05 April 2011

24dash - Novelist enhances creative writing at the University of Leicester - The University of Leicester has recently appointed a novelist, screenwriter and short story writer to the School of English as part of an initiative to build on the existing, highly popular, courses involving creative writing within the School of ...

Loughborough News - The Physics of Not Killing People - A free public lecture at the University of Leicester on April 12 will explore The Physics of Not Killing People – The Search for Less Lethal Weapons. Organised by the Leicester Physics Centre, the talk by David Wilkinson covers the work of several ...

Pharma Times - £12.6 million Cardiovascular Research Centre for Leicester - The University of Leicester is consolidating its position as one of the UK's academic centres for heart disease research by building a 2200 sq m Cardiovascular Research Centre (CRC) at the city's Glenfield Hospital. Construction work will begin this ...

Online PR News - Stafford Associates Offering MA in Mass Communication - The master's degree will be awarded by the University of Leicester, a partner of Stafford Associates. The company also provides other distance learning courses and degrees including undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate and diplomas. ...

04 April 2011

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Build.co.uk - Morgan Sindall Scoops Leicester University Project - Morgan Sindall has been awarded the contract to construct the University of Leicester's new Cardiovascular Research Centre (CRC) at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital. The firm will deliver a four-storey extension to the hospital's existing clinical ...

FoodManufacture.co.uk - No need to taste Whisky for authenticity… - Tim Maskell, knowledge transfer manager of the Space Research Centre at University of Leicester told FoodManufacture.co.uk that assuming that everything went to plan he anticipated “having a product ready for market within the next two years or so. ...

24dash - Veiled Muslim women are under attack in the UK claims new research - Research into the experiences of veiled Muslim women is to be presented at a public event to be held at the University of Leicester on April 6. Irene Zempi, from the Department of Criminology at the University of Leicester, is conducting postgraduate ...

03 April 2011

Online PR News - Stafford Associates Offering Various Master's Degrees - On completion of these Master's degrees, students will be awarded certificates from the University of Wales, Nottingham Business School and University of Leicester. The programme advisor said, “Whatever academic level you have achieved already and ...

02 April 2011

Daily Mail - Is this the grave of Robin Hood? Historian claims farmer buried in an unmarked tomb is the outlaw behind the legend

TopNews United States - Morgan Sindall to Kick Off Medical Facility in Leicester - Nick Seddon, Operations Manager at Morgan Sindall in Nottingham, claimed, “This is the second major project we've been awarded from the University of Leicester, following our work on the redevelopment of the Percy Gee Students' Union building which ...

Express.co.uk - ROBIN HOOD 'FOUND' - The retired University of Leicester lecturer found that Godberd led a band of men who robbed travellers. He was also accused of poaching deer in Sherwood Forest along with his companion Walter Devyas – believed to be the Little John of popular legend. ...

01 April 2011

Cambridge News - Tributes paid to teacher educator - He had previously headed the Postgraduate Certificate in Education programme at the University of Leicester. Mr Everton's efforts were central to helping Homerton emerge as a leading national provider of teacher education, with outstanding Ofsted ...

24dash - Arts Council funding for Leicester centre - Embrace Arts, the University of Leicester's arts centre, is delighted to have become one of Arts Council England's new national portfolio organisations. It will receive funding of £153630 over three years, starting in April 2012, to support a programme ...

news.careerstructure.com - Morgan Sindall to start Leicester medical facility construction work - Morgan Sindall has been appointed to build a new medical facility in Leicester, which could help to create new construction jobs in the city. The University of Leicester has selected the developer to undertake construction work on its new £12.6 million ...

The Business Desk - Morgan Sindall secures £12.6m medical centre win - The University of Leicester's cardiovascular research centre will be housed at Glenfield Hospital as a four-storey extension to the site's existing clinical sciences wing. The 2200 sq metre facility, designed by the Birmingham office of architects ADP, ...

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