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University of Leicester in the Media - August 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 .


Broadcast News

  • BBC Radio Leicester featured the unveiling of the Stranded Heart sculpture at the High Cross shopping centre on 25 August.

31 August 2011

The Press Association - Sci-fi technology to detect disease‎ - A new hi-tech disease detection facility, developed by the University of Leicester, uses technology that could eventually help develop devices akin to the ...

Lankaweb - First woman Attorney General of Sri Lanka takes oaths.‎ - He is also master degree holder of Law of the University of Leicester United Kingdom. She mastered trade law for her LLM degree. Being a professional and ...

BBC News - Health Check - 31/08/2011‎ - It is a technique known as conditioning. Dr Glen Rodrigo is a lecturer in Cardiovascular Sciences at Leicester University and has been studying this technique.

Manufacturer.com - Innovation support for food and drink sector‎ - Yum Baby Ltd, from Leicester, has been awarded £3250 to develop an ambient range ... based at Measham, has been awarded £1900 to work with the University of ...

30 August 2011

ShoppingCentre.co.uk - Highcross unveils ‘Stranded Heart’

Education Times - Mechanics of Engineering‎ - Ian Jarvis is a qualified mechanical engineer and a member of the admissions department at the University of Leicester. Jarvis tells us about the admission ...

29 August 2011

Rock AAA - Lord gives thanks to well-wishers‎ - ... touring repertoire all over the world in recent years. Last month, Lord received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music from the University of Leicester.

`Asianjournal.com - Rev. Antonio R. Rigonan - US Air Force Chaplain, 4th Fighter Wing ...‎ <>`__ - In 1993, Fr, Rigonan got his MAfrom the Fordham University, in New York, NY. This was followed in 2005 with his MBAfrom the University of Leicester, ...

Blogcritics.org - Blood Pressure Guidelines Revised in England and Wales‎ - Practice in this area has not been changed in more than 100 years,” said Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine at the University of Leicester, ...

Blabbermouth.net - Cancer-Stricken Former DEEP PURPLE Keyboardist Thanks Fans For ...‎ - ... a member of DEEP PURPLE, the band he co-founded in 1968. Lord recently received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music from the University of Leicester.

Cornwall Community News - 'PASTY IN HIS VEINS'‎ - Colin comes from Budock and went to Falmouth College before going on to Leicester University to study Drama. His father is George, the poultry farmer at ... Cornwall Community News

NumisMaster.com - Event Celebrates Celtic Coin Index‎ - ... The Iron Age conference, a one-day event at the University of Oxford on Dec. ... Professor of Archaeology at Leicester University; Dr. Stefan Krmnicek, ...

28 August 2011

Telegraph.co.uk - London 2012 Paralympics: schoolgirl Danielle Brown's bus ride to ...‎ - But despite her early successes, her new-found career was not enough to prevent her taking up a place at Leicester University to read law. ...

Daily Mirror - Dinesh Weerakkody appointed Deputy Chairman ComBank‎ - Professional Member of the Singapore Human Resource Institute and has a MBA from the University of Leicester, England. He has received extensive Leadership, ...

news.careerstructure.com - Leicester school plans could aid construction recruitment‎ - Furthermore, construction recruitment in Leicester could also benefit from Leicester University's plans to build a £30 million medical teaching facility, ...

Channel 4 News - London 2012 Paralympics: the ones to watch‎ - She has a first class degree in Law from the University of Leicester. Charlotte Henshaw is a 24-year old swimmer from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. ...

PR Web - George E. Hein Named Co-Chairman of TERC Board of Trustees‎ - ... in the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences at Lesley University. ... a visiting faculty member at the University of Leicester Museum Studies ...

27 August 2011

The Express Tribune - Three complete post doctorates from abroad‎ - ... Qazi Abdul Rehman Abid completed their studies from the University of Leicester (UK), University of Dundee (UK) and University of Heidelberg (Germany). ...

PakistanToday.com.pk - Scholars complete post-doctoral studies‎ - ... successfully completed their studies from the University of Leicester, UK; University of Dundee, UK and University of Heidelberg, Germany, respectively. ...

Bedford Today - Hill ready for World Champs‎ - Hill, who coxes the men's eight in Bled, took up the sport at Bedford School, before giving up to study for a degree in law at Leicester University. ...

26 August 2011

Leicester Mercury - Birch helps launch heart centre appeal

The News - Spring River gem club presents flintknapping Sept. 1‎ - Alan C. Spencer earned his BA at Brigham Young University, Utah; MA at University of Leicester, UK; and PhD at University of Leicester, UK. ...

Bernews - Public Service Bursary Awards Presented‎ - Christen Simmons is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Law at the University of Leicester and is sponsored by the Department of Public Prosecutions. ...

Thame - 90 mile walk for Nikki Fellowship - The ladies need to raise a minimum of £15k to set up the fellowship, which will be based at Leicester University and funded by the Hope against Cancer ...

Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine - A greener future‎ - The University of Leicester is committed to a greener, more sustainable future and has set itself an ambitious target of achieving an absolute reduction of ...

Zenopa - Home monitoring of hypertension to be recommended by NICE‎ - Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester and chair of the Guideline Development Group, said: "BP is highly variable so we never ...

The Telegram - Allergy alert‎ The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Leicester and the London School of Economics and Political Science (among others), ...

Builders' Merchants News - NMBS top of the class following member survey‎ - TELFORD: NMBS came out “Top of the Class” following a survey of its members conducted by students from De Montfort University Leicester studying for their ...

The Leader - Hard work pays off for talented siblings‎ - Emily is now preparing to attend Yale College, while Jack is heading for Leicester University to study biological sciences. Proud parents Karen and Andy, ...

GMANews.TV - 2 Pinoys in South Wales feted for contributions to student learning‎ - She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Training and Human Resource Management from the Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester in the ...

25 August 2011

Leicester Mercury - Help us to defeat the biggest killer, urges Leicester heart centre

Leicester Mercury - New heart centre will save lives

Hindustan Times - $10 mn Monsanto research grant for Indian staples‎ - ... an initiative to fund Indian agricultural university students to develop new ... such as Bangor University, UK, University of Leicester, University of ...

24dash - Massive Black Hole Caught in the Act of Swallowing a Star for the ...‎ - Scientists from the University of Leicester are part of an international team who have reported observing a supermassive black hole as it pulls apart and ...

24dash - Export trade boost aim from University of Leicester conference‎ - Leading business people will converge on the University of Leicester this month for a major trade conference that aims to boost exports to India and develop ...

Columbia City Paper - City Council Citizen Safety Squad‎ - Perhaps the most damning was a study conducted at the English government's request by a professor of criminology at the University of Leicester. ...

The Independent - American Studies‎ - Warwick came top overall in the Complete University Guide 2012, followed by Leicester and Sussex. Birmingham, Nottingham and East Anglia also fared well. ...

Healthcare Today - DNA study into European ancestry‎ - More than 100 million European men carry a type called R-M269, which is most common in western Europe, though a Leicester University study from 2010 showed ...

Public Service - Blood pressure changes ''to save £10m''‎ - And Professor Bryan Williams from the University of Leicester told the BBC it was "a win-win situation for patients because it's a better way of making a ...

24 August 2011

Mediplacements - UK blood pressure diagnosis and treatment to change‎ - University of Leicester Professor Bryan Williams, chair of the NICE hypertension guideline, believes the new approach could mean that some 25 per cent of ...

ThirdAge - Blood Pressure Guidelines For UK To Include Home Checks‎ - Bryan Williams is a professor of medicine at Leicester University, who chaired the guidelines panel. He said studies show this method gives far more ...

RedOrbit - New Study Challenges Origin Of European Men‎ - The latest study from the University of Leicester focused on the Y chromosome, which is passed down from father to son. The chromosome carried by people ...

Medical News Today - Study Confirms Home Blood Pressure Monitoring More Accurate ...‎ - ... the University of London and the Universities of Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge and Leicester. Using a hypothetical primary care population aged 40-plus, ...

RedOrbit - New Guidelines For High Blood Pressure Treatment‎ - Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester, and chairman of the NICE hypertension guideline committee, said that patients who have ...

TMC Net - Sabio Welcomes the New Head of Its UC Operation‎ - A law graduate from University of Leicester, Harding worked with both Datapoint and Touchbase as a Senior Solutions Architect and as a Project Manager. ...

`Reuters - Hypertension study prompts new diagnosis guidance‎ <Reuters - >`__ - Bryan Williams, a professor of medicine at the Leicester University and chair of the NICE guideline development group, said the change would affect the ...

TopNews Arab Emirates - Blood pressure tests to face changes - The Nice hypertension guideline committee was chaired by Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester, and he said that the NHS ...

TruthDive - New guidelines 'to revolutionise blood pressure diagnosis, treatment' - University of Leicester Professor Bryan Williams chaired the NICE hypertension guideline. He believed that this new approach will mean that as many as 25 ...

Netdoctor - Patients to get home blood pressure checks - Professor Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester and chairman of the guideline development group, said that the recommendation ...

PharmiWeb.com Calls for 24-hour blood pressure monitoring, in radical update to ... - Bryan Williams, Professor of Medicine at the University of Leicester and Chair of the Guideline Development Group, said: “The important recommendations in ...

Rutland Times - Green and White ensure quick win - ... sealing the win with a six over mid-wicket as Barrowden won in just 20.2 overs. Barrowden host the University of Leicester staff in a friendly this weekend.

Active Quote - Blood pressure devices to prevent NHS misdiagnosis - Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at Leicester University who chaired the guidelines panel, said this method gives more accurate readings. ...

Pulse - NICE rips up hypertension guidance - Professor Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester and chair of the guideline development group, told Pulse: 'We're under no ...

Nursing Times - Shake-up for blood pressure diagnosis backed by NICE - Professor Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, who chaired the guideline development group, said: “This is the biggest change in the diagnosis of ...

StaffNurse.com - Home Blood Pressure Monitoring - Official - The guidelines, from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), are written by Professor Bryan Williams of Leicester University, UK, ...

106 JACK fm - "Lack Of Respect" Shown To Avon And Somerset Police - Mr Treadwell, from the University of Leicester, said: ''These crimes against the police stem from a simmering underbelly of our society. ...

BBC News - 'Measure blood pressure at home' - Professor Bryan Williams from the University of Leicester, chairman of NICE's Guideline Development Group, told the BBC there would be an "upfront cost" of ...

BBC News - DNA study deals blow to theory of European origins - But while this type reaches its highest distribution on the Atlantic fringe, Patricia Balaresque and colleagues at the University of Leicester published a ...

GP online - NICE backs 'cost-saving' ambulatory monitoring for diagnosing ... - Professor Bryan Williams of the University of Leicester, who helped developed the guidelines, said he expected that in some areas consortia, ...

TheHeart.Org - Ambulatory BP monitoring cheaper, more effective, gets boost in ... - Study coauthor Dr Bryan Williams (University of Leicester, UK), who also chaired the update of the NICE hypertension guidelines, explained that the cost ...

The Independent - Blood pressure testers not fit for purpose - Bryan Williams, Professor of medicine at the University of Leicester, who led the Nice panel, said: "The important recommendations in this guideline will ...

The Guardian - Blood pressure test changes expected to cut misdiagnoses - Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester, who chaired the Nice hypertension guideline committee, said any patients who had been ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Home checks for high blood pressure - ... than in the potentially stressful surgery setting, said Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at Leicester University, who chaired the guidelines panel. ...

Huffington Post -STUDY: Psychiatrists Fail To Monitor Side Effects Of Prescription ... - According to new research conducted by the University of Leicester, psychiatrists don't offer enough checks on metabolic complications that may arise in ...

MedIndia - Sleeping With Contact Lenses Could Increase Risk of Blindness - Speaking to the Daily Mail, Dr Simon Kilvington, a microbiologist from the University of Leicester, said that the number of eye infections caused due to ...

24dash - Rock-sculpture-science: Exploring beneath the surface of sculpture - This year the University of Leicester's highly popular annual international ... Dr Gawen Jenkin, from the University of Leicester Department of Geology, ...

malehealth - Conference on the Men's Sheds initiative - The Forum is teaming up with Age UK, NIACE and Leicester University to organise the landmark Discovering Men's Sheds conference. The conference, on Thursday ...

23 August 2011

Gazette Live - First Choice Labels planning major expansion - At the end of my two years, I will also have NVQ level 3 qualifications in printing that the company provides with Leicester University. ...

Regen.net - Farrells to masterplan campus revamp for University of Leicester - Urban design firm Terry Farrell and Partners is to draw up a blueprint to improve the University of Leicester's ...

Construction News - Leicester University plans for campus expansion - An architect and urban design firm has been commissioned to create a development plan for Leicester University which could see accommodation for 20000 ...

Pulse - GP switch to lifetime risk on NICE agenda - Professor Bryan Williams, professor of medicine at the University of Leicester, is chair of the NICE hypertension guideline group and is also helping draft ...

WalesOnline - How to cope when your child heads to university - For Teresa and David Cavell, from Blackwood, whose youngest child, David, left home for Leicester University last year, they had the added trauma of ...

University of Ulster Online - Engineering Education Conference to Inform and Shape Policy - ... hosted this year by the University of Ulster – the first University, ... University of Leicester and prior to embarking on an academic career, ...

Building Design - Farrells appointed for Leicester University masterplan - Terry Farrell & Partners has been appointed to produce a masterplan for Leicester University's city centre campus. The London practice is working with ...

22 August 2011

University of Ulster - Engineering Education Conference to Inform and Shape Policy

Call Centre Clinic News - Sabio appoints leading UC solutions specialist to help drive ... - He also holds a Degree in Law from the University of Leicester. Sabio is a specialist contact centre and unified communications systems integrator focused ...

Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph - Still celebrating A-Level success - Lodge Park students Yasmin McBlan, of Great Oakley, got an A, and 2 Cs and is going to study film at Leicester University. She said: “To study film is my ...

Nailsea People - Crunch meeting with concerned residents about Nowhere Lane plans - The 41-year-old has a Higher Diploma In Building Studies and a degree in Estates Management from Leicester University. He has an ambition to live in Nailsea ...

Stabroek News - Musings from the Milking Parlour Studio: The Launch of FRESH MILK - ... an eager Art Historian returned to Barbados three weeks ago with degree in hand from the University of Leicester, a recent graduate from BCC is now in ...

Huddersfield Examiner - Huddersfield's Ashford Campbell wows X Factor judges (Watch video ... - Ashford is a student at the University of Leicester, studying French and Spanish, and is a former pupil at Huddersfield Grammar School. ...

21 August 2011

The Hindu - Sleeping with your contact lenses 'can blind you' - And you should always use sterile lens-cleaning solution,” the 'Daily Mail' quoted Dr Simon Kilvington, a microbiologist from the University of Leicester, ...

Pasadena Star-News - Steve Smith: New Doris Day CD? - ... he received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music from the University of Leicester. Prior to this, he was made an Honorary Fellow of Stevenson College, ...

Daily Mail - Why going to sleep in your contact lenses can blind you - Dr Simon Kilvington, a microbiologist from the University of Leicester, says corneal infections caused by acanthamoeba are increasing in the UK, ...

20 Aug 2011

Rutland and Stamford Mercury - Oakham parents tell of pride at autistic son's A-level achievements - ... 18, of West Road, is looking forward to going to university after getting an ... he determined to go on to study geology at the University of Leicester. ...

Chicago Tribune - Molex co-Chairman Fred Krehbiel's idea to own a small hotel ... - ... fascinated with English and Irish manors when he visited relatives of a classmate during graduate school in England at the University of Leicester.

Ice Gems - Nut allergy stigma for kids - The study's coauthor, Mary Dixon-Woods, professor of medical sociology at the University of Leicester, told Medical ID wearers, “Families reported some ...

Blackpool Citizen - A-Levels: Nelson & Colne College - Students will be going to the University of Oxford, Imperial College London, ... Durham University, The University of Leeds, The University of Leicester and ...

19 Aug 2011

U.S. News & World Report - Children With Food Allergies Often Face Skepticism - ... a professor of medical sociology at University of Leicester. "In virtually all cases, the child has had a very extreme reaction to nuts. ...

Worcester News - Nervous wait as site crashes - He achieved Bs in Maths and Physics and a D in Economics but was left uncertain as to whether he had secured his place at Leicester University to do Physics ...

Leicester Mercury - Delight as more students in Leicester achieve top A-level grades - Leicester University expected the 80 places available to have been filled by the end of yesterday. Loughborough University had 50 places available – with ...

Daily Post North Wales - A level results: Wrexham teachers delighted with grades - Jack will go to Leicester University to study biological sciences. Headteacher of Ysgol Morgan Llwyd, Huw Foster Evans was delighted with a 100% A*-E pass ...

Swindon Advertiser - New College jumps for joy at exam results - ... proud that so many of our students this year applied to university. ... further maths respectively, and will be studying maths at Leicester University. ...

Saltash People - Saltash.net Community School A-Level Results 2011 - ... as it means she is now eligible for a Bursary to study Maths at Leicester. ... Tom is now proceeding to the University of Bath to undertake a degree in ...

18 August 2011

Bedfordshire News - Students celebrate success at Bedford College - With her excellent results, Imogen is taking up a place at Leicester University to study BA in American Studies. She says: “Bedford College have been really ...

Nailsea People - Backwell and Nailsea students collect their A-level results - Rosie, aged 18, was awarded 2A* and a B to read biochemistry at Leicester University. She said: "It took lots of revision but my teachers are amazing. ...

Streatham Guardian - Head praises students' exam sccess - One student, Stefan Worburton, achieved two A grades and a C grade, and has accepted an offer to study English and French at Leicester University. ...

Comet 24 - A-LEVEL RESULTS: Heathcote School, Stevenage - He is now going to Leicester University to study Biological Sciences. Christopher said: “I was a nervous wreck last night and early this morning. ...

Liverpool John Moores University - LJMU historian launches new book at the Library of Wales - Professor Robert Colls of the University of Leicester described it as "an original study that falls somewhere between a local history of meaning and a ...

Education Times - Safety or Study? - As the horrifying images were broadcast on television, Ayesha Chokhani, a student who is due to join Leicester University for her postgraduate studies this ...

Wirral News - A-LEVEL RESULTS 2011: News from Wirral schools and reaction - ... study medicine at Leicester. Andrew Crawford achieved 1A* and 2As and will study English at the University of Liverpool and Rachael Lowton gained 1A*, ...

CNN International - satellites battle pollution 'ghosts' - Roland Leigh, a climate change technology scientist at the University of Leicester, says his team is midway through what is potentially a 15-year project to ...

ChesterChronicle.co.uk - A-levels: Catholic High School Chester - ... with Tom reading maths and physics, while Neil will concentrate on pure maths; Dominic Lusk (1 A*, 2 A) will take maths at Leicester University; ...

17 August 2011

EconomyWatch.com - Premier League Tickets Cutting Out Fans - ... but the memory and images of young people at grounds are borne out by research done at the time by Leicester University's Sir Norman Chester Centre. ...

Bernama - Former Sabah Museum Director Is Appointed Deputy SS - Yuntavid, who has a Masters degree in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester, England and a Bachelors degree in Biological Science from Universiti ...

ThirdAge - Allergies For Nuts Make Kids Feel Excluded - Coauthor Mary Dixon-Woods, professor of medical sociology at the University of Leicester, told CNN, “Families reported some really very difficult and ...

Huffington Post - Kids With Nut Allergies Feel Excluded, Stigmatized: Study - ... they were trying to keep their child safe from risk,” says coauthor Mary Dixon-Woods, professor of medical sociology at the University of Leicester. ...

Blockshopper - Finance lawyer buys 7BD home in Brooklyn Heights for $3.5M - B. from Leicester University and also attended College of Law, Guildford. Ms. Elisabeth Elkind is a librarian at the New York Public Library, ...

The Guardian - Universities trial computer gaming technology to help back pain - University College London, Imperial College and Leicester University are researching the benefits of using a responsive computer based system with cameras ...

The Guardian - Clearing 2011: live advice - Should I phone the university before putting a course down for clearing? ... I managed to bag a place at Leicester to study BSc Geography within an hour of ...

16 August 2011

Business Day - KEVIN O'GRADY: us sms 2da, tmro it mit b 2 l8 - A 2008 study by space scientist Nigel Bannister of the University of Leicester in England showed that sending an SMS was four times more expensive than ...

New York Times - Manchester United Nears Stock Sale on Asian Exchange - ... supporters in a better place,” said John Williams, the director of the Center for the Sociology of Sport at the University of Leicester in England. ...

Health.com - Kids With Nut Allergies Feel Teased, Excluded - ... they were trying to keep their child safe from risk,” says coauthor Mary Dixon-Woods, professor of medical sociology at the University of Leicester. ...

The Guardian - The Premier League has priced out fans, young and old - ... now director of Liverpool University's football industries group, says. ... done at the time by Leicester University's Sir Norman Chester Centre. ...

The christianmessenger - 400 years on, the KJV is aging well - Gordon Campbell, professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester and author of “Bible: the Story of the King James Version 1611-2011,” is ...

Daily Mail - Nut allergy children are bullied for being 'different' - Overall, the impact of a nut allergy is so great that it could be considered a disability, the Leicester University researchers found. ...

15 August 2011

Gibraltar Chronicle - STUDENTS FACE SCRAMBLE FOR UNIVERSITY PLACES - Leicester University had around 80 places last year, and expects fewer, if any, to be on offer this summer. And Wolverhampton University, which offered 800 ...

14 August 2011

MarketWatch - SERABI MINING plc ("Serabi" or "the Company") Interim Results for ... - He holds a BSc (Hons) Geology, University of London, a MSc Mining Geology, University of Leicester and is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, ...

`Loughborough News - The Georgian Country House <http://www.inloughborough.com/news/100127/The%20Georgian%20Country%20House>__ - For details see: http://www.lamporthall.co.uk/, and for more information on the Centre for the Study of the Country House at the University of Leicester ...

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Loughborough News - Psychiatrists failing to adequately monitor patients for metabolic ... - New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that psychiatrists are not offering adequate checks for metabolic complications that are common ...

Loughborough News - The Battle of Naseby on your smartphone - Research from the University of Leicester's Centre for English Local History and Nottingham Trent University forms the basis of the tour and it is funded by ...

13 August 2011

Times LIVE - Nuclear boffin turns his energy to coffee - He studied economics at the University of Leicester and received an MBA from Exeter University in the UK before he started working at the IAEA in 2002. ...

San Bernardino Sun - At four centuries old, the King James Bible is aging well - Gordon Campbell, professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester and author of "Bible: the Story of the King James Version 1611-2011," is ...

Observer - A-level pupils face a 'frantic' struggle to win university places - Goldsmiths, University of London, estimated it would have 100 places this year for UK and EU students, down from 200 last year. Leicester University had ...

Melton Today - Secrets of Burrough Hill to be revealed - ... walkers visited Burrough Hill earlier this summer to see the progress on the archaeological excavations being undertaken by the University of Leicester. ...

Burton Mail - Single parenting is not to blame for the criminality seen on our ... - He was recently chosen to represent the school in a nationwide chemistry competition, held at Leicester University. The team took second place. ...

12 August 2011

Morning Sentinel - AMY CALDER: Yard sales for dental health - I emailed Vinick in England, where he is deputy director of development at the University of Leicester, to ask about his donation. ...

Environmental Expert - Sustainability at Harper Adams – Paul is energy manager of the year - Paul Moran, Estates and Facilities Manager at Harper Adams University ... Asda, The University of Leicester, Knauf Insulation and Schneider Electrics Ltd. ...

PsychCentral.com - Psychiatrists Need to Better Monitor Meds' Metabolic Side Effects - According to Dr. Alex Mitchell, a consultant and a researcher at the University of Leicester, “This study highlights that psychiatrists are not always ...

11 August 2011

Rutland Times - Skydive duo’s leap for heroes - His springer spaniel cross Theo died of a seizure the same day Emma and Laura are both sociology students at The University of Leicester and took time out ...

EMC St. Lawrence - Brockville General Hospital welcomes new paediatrician - A medical degree was pursued in England at the University of Leicester. Residency training in paediatrics brought her back to Canada, to the University of ...

Gazette Live - Bob Mortimer on growing up on Teesside and North-east comedy - Bob later became a duty probation officer at Teesside Magistrates' Court before heading off to do a Masters at the University of Leicester. ...

Norwich Evening News - Pixie Lott is one celebrity that wears Norwich jewellery designs - The 30-year-old, who has a degree in maths and astronomy from Leicester University, runs Eclectic Eccentricity, an online treasure trove of fabulous ...

10 August 2011

Chemistry World - Toyota create first magnesium-sulfur rechargeable battery - ... of high capacity and low volume,' explains Karl Ryder of the University of Leicester in the UK, who researches rechargeable battery technology. ...

09 August 2011

Melton Today - Skydive duo leap for heroes like Liam - Emma and Laura are both sociology students at the University of Leicester and live in the city. They decided to raise money for Help for Heroes because the ...

IT News Africa - Top 10 African Women in ICT - Thoko holds an MSc in Medicinal Chemistry from Loughborough University and a BSc ... and also has an MBA from the University of Leicester – both in the UK. ...

Glastonbury People - Glastonbury University - one of the best in the United Kingdom? - But of course it would have been a wasted trip as the photograph is actually of the Leicester University Library. The University's registered office is at 1 ...

Pukaar News - Community leaders call for calm - James Treadwell of Leicester University's Department of Criminology said, 'Just how much of the riots is disenchantment and how much is overattachment to ...

BBC News - Heads challenge parents over riot - James Treadwell, a criminologist from the University of Leicester, suggests that the argument over whether this is about a reaction to deprivation or the ...

BusinessWeek - British Officials Say Police Cuts Unrelated to Spread of Unrest - “I wouldn't like to say that's related to government cuts,” Matt Hopkins, lecturer in criminology at the University of Leicester in Leicester, England, ...

UKauthorITy.com - Riot police face challenge tracking social media, expert warns - Dr Paul Reilly, a lecturer in media and communication at Leicester University, said today that while social media most often simply reflected events on the ...

Venues.org.uk - University of Leicester invests £2.5 million in conference venue - The University of Leicester has recently commenced work on redeveloping one of its primary conference facilities in Oadby. The project will result in the ...

CIT Magazine - University of Leicester invests to better target conference sector - The University of Leicester has embarked on a major refurbishment of its Bowder Court 145-room accommodation area in a bid to attract more conference ...

Venues.org.uk - University of Leicester commences major accommodation refurbishment - A major project to fully refurbish 145 en suite bedrooms has begun at Bowder Court, one of the University of Leicester's accommodation areas in Oadby. ...

08 August 2011

PsychCentral.com - Higher Death Rates for the Mentally Ill - Dr. Alex Mitchell of Leicester University, UK, and colleagues in Australia examined findings from 22 studies including 825754 patients, on outcomes after ...

07 August 2011

antiMUSIC.com - Dr Jeff Beck (A Top Story) - First it was Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson (Queen Mary University, London), then former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord (University Of Leicester), ...

Peterborough Today - Summer Sundae line-up revealed - This year's festival kicks off a day early, taking over the O2 Academy at Leicester University on Thursday, with live music from Fenech-Soler and DJ sets ...

Sydney Morning Herald - Sir David takes on monster task - ... that tweaked Sir David's interest in natural history as a child in Leicester, Britain, where his father was principal at the University of Leicester. ...

Sunday Leader - Institute Of Bankers Of Sri Lanka (IBSL) - The CBF and DBF courses in turn provide a pathway to a Bachelors Degree from Northumbria University and the University of Leicester in the UK. ...

Scottish Daily Record - Editor's Choice: Great Scot Awards: Soldier and his faithful dog ... - The friends, who are students at Leicester University, raised thousands for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes from the jump. ...

Meetpie - Leicester university upgrades its meetings facilities - The University of Leicester is redeveloping one of its main conference facilities. The out-dated Gilbert Murray Hall (GMH), in the Oadby part of campus, ...

06 August 2011

LiveScience.com - Remains of Ancient Palace Discovered - ... Meroitic Royal City," writes David Edwards, of the University of Leicester, in his book "The Nubian Past: An Archaeology of Sudan" (Routledge, 2004). ...

Examiner.com - Diabetes: the bad news is sitting, the good news is green - The study was led by research nutritionist Patrice Carter of the University of Leicester, Diabetes Research Unit. While this is just one factor to better ...

Shelby Star - Gibson Theatre to display baseball memorabilia - Reiley-Kay has an advanced degree in museum studies from the University of Leicester in England where she learned the latest in methodology for successful, ...

05 August 2011

Mail & Guardian Online - Will electric cars ever take over the roads - This month, for example, the University of Leicester in central England announced its involvement in a European research project aimed at developing ...

Telegraph.co.uk - Juno: Nasa's $1.1bn probe to Jupiter to 'unlock solar system secrets' - Scientists from the University of Leicester have also been involved with mission's planning. Juno will lift off at 11:34 am local time (4.34pmBST) on ...

Namibia Economist - Mutual & Federal boss retires - Katjimune is a graduate of Leicester University in England, where he obtained his MA in Development Economics in 1984. Before joining Mutual & Federal ...

PR Newswire - Silver Bull Appoints a New Vice President of Exploration and Chief ... - Mr. Cunliffe is a Professional Geologist, has a master's degree in Geology from Leicester University in the United Kingdom and is fluent in English and ...

Brockville Recorder and Times - Young Dr. Chawla joins BGH - ... School (TISS) and earned a Bachelor of Science at Queen's University before travelling to the University of Leicester in England for her medical degree. ...

04 August 2011

BBC News - VIDEO: Charity skydive in memory of soldier - His sister Laura hoped she and her friend Emma Rushton, both students at Leicester University, have raised thousands of pounds for the armed forces charity ...

Times Higher Education - Anger grows as 1000 engineering and physical sciences PhDs slashed - Helen Atkinson, president of the Engineering Professors' Council and head of the mechanics of materials research group at the University of Leicester, ...

nanotechweb.org - Water keeps nanoparticle size under 3 nm diameter - Scientists at the University of Leicester, UK, have discovered a size-selecting effect of water on nanoparticles that are dissolved in it. ...

DefenceWeb - Speaker biographies - He has a Masters' degree in criminal justice from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. Mutuma Ruteera worked for several years on human rights in ...

Leicester visit boosts Iraqi medical - Leicester visit boosts Iraqi medical training

03 August 2011

DigitalJournal.com - Anthony Floyd and James Chapman Appointed to the Advisory Board of ... - First with a B.Sc. Honours degree in geology from the University of ... a M.Sc in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from the University of Leicester. ...

EurekAlert - Parents' conflicts affect adopted infants' sleep - The lead author of this study is Anne M. Mannering, Oregon State University. ... genetics and developmental psychopathology, University of Leicester, ...

Hucknall Today - Pensioner defies shock illness and paralysis to earn degree - Derek, of Dawn Close, picked up the qualification with a distinction from Leicester University after a three-year struggle. For part of the way through his ...

Third Sector - University of Leicester Students' Union - The University of Leicester opened its new £18 million building last year. We are now looking for someone to join the team to build the new services. ...

02 August 2011

Leicester Mercury - Help for your company is on your doorstep - That's why I had no hesitation in attending a recent University of Leicester Innovation Partnership networking breakfast which invited companies to learn ...

01 August 2011

Linex Legal - Harvey Ingram LLP | Harvey Ingram unveils talented new hires - Patrick Malone studied at the University of Leicester and the College of Law in Birmingham. He is a qualified football referee and enjoys most other sports, ...

Investment International - Mounting concern that Cyprus will need bail out - ... banks and have received a lot of the deposit outflow from Greece,' said Panicos Demetriades, a professor at the University of Leicester in England. ...

Stabroek News - Congratulations Ingrid Griffith - ... LBIECD who recently graduated with a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Leicester, UK. Greetings are from her husband, ...

Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Everything's going on at Summer Sundae

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