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Archive of selected press releases from the University of Leicester


SEPTEMBER 2003:

* Film on talented Leicestershire artist to be premiered at University of Leicester
* An 'i' to the future of science in higher education
* 'America is greatest propagandist in history of the world' claims new study
* International honour for Genetics pioneer at University of Leicester
* University welcome to families
* Agreement signals new era for higher education in the Midlands 
* NHS Direct largely used by 30-60 year olds and young parents
* Mohamed comes first in engineering contest
* Female doctors break bad news best
* Sculpture in the garden
* Having faith in the future
* Brain power
* University of Leicester academic leads the history detectives
* Crossing the boundaries - music at the Richard Attenborough Centre
* Leicester academic is young scientist of the year
 
AUGUST 2003: 
* Fishing for clues
* University to host international conference on immune system
* Learning through talking
* Medical Research Council Institute for Environment and Health
* Communication, emotion and behaviour: working together for young people with social, emotional
and behavioural difficulties

* UK eUniversities and UK Healthcare Education Partnership announce launch of new BSc (Hons) in Health Sciences
* Foundations of success for teaching assistants
* Hotlines at the ready at the University of Leicester
* New home for top ranking University department
 
JULY 2003:

* New strategic alliance between University of Leicester and H E Colleges
* Heart accolade awarded to leading University department
* University of Leicester research is praised in House of Lords
* £3.7 million project to enhance University of Leicester's research facilities
* Research project into hidden histories of disabled people attracts innovation award
* Clouds reveal Europe's ozone future
* New research published on making Leicester a Bollywood capital
* Guided tour of the University of Leicester
* New scoring system for heart patients
* Public concert in memory of first Leicester Vice-Chancellor
* Success of English Association
* University of Leicester academic is new Lord Lieutenant of Rutland
* Thunderbirds are Go at University of Leicester!
* Big Brother at University of Leicester
* Women need better information about breast screening
* Enhancing the first year experience of University life
* Highest accolade for University of Leicester professor
* Students to celebrate achievements at degree congregations
* National first for Leicester medics
* 'Thanks' for all your help: You helped me reach for the stars'
* Degrees of success
* From squaddie to student
* Work-Life Balance exemplified by Yvette
* Degree idea sparked by ancestors
* Rising to the challenge
* Like father like son
* National first for Leicester medics
* Roll of honour: University of Leicester announces honorary degrees for distinguished personalities* South Asian cancer rates rise
* What do trance lyrics really mean?
* Weaving with sound
* A new degree for a new generation of science leaders

 
JUNE 2003:

* Widening access for future Museum staff
* Secretary of State to visit innovative University of Leicester Centre
* Landmark Reunion for Mastermind box models
* Enhanced facilities for leading Chemistry Department
* Open Day at University of Leicester
* The magic of chemistry: 'Professor Dumbledore' and 'Harry Potter' inspire demonstrations
* Leicester partnership with Hong Kong Polytechnic University
* Top Ten rating for University academic
* Leicester student wins international press award
* Language and cultural classes add value to mainstream schools
* Major UK study homes in on genes responsible for high blood pressure
* Highest recognition for University of Leicester lawyer
* 'Olympic games' bid
* Young East Midlands musicians take first step in national competition
* International conference to clarify issues of irregular migration policy
* Musical star returns to Leicester after foiled first attempt
* Garden plays part in Borough bloom title bid
* Students gain recognition for voluntary work
* Talking toys: pastimes past explored at talk
* International sculpture exhibition, University of Leicester
* 'He treats you as a person not just like a number': The meaning of personal care in General Practice
* Removal of patients from a General Practitioner's list - the Patient Perspective
* Former dissident and Polish President joins European debate
* Winning ideas - at the University of Leicester
* 'Magic potions' at national exhibition
* Homecoming for Leicester graduates
* Conserving the Carpathians
* Lessons learned from the Victoria Climbié Inquiry
* New flu drugs are effective, but have important limitations
* Transported by brushstrokes
* University of Leicester research on pensioner benefits presented to parliamentary committee
* Major funding for stroke research

MAY 2003:

* Sculpture in the Garden 2003  [includes link to picture gallery]
* Mission to Mars
* University Medical School is top in UK
* Having the aptitude for those tests
* Having the aptitude for those tests
* New centre to study global air-sea interactions
* Having the last laugh
* A showcase for oral history
* Meeting of minds
* Maintaining the body's defences - new approaches investigated at University of Leicester
* Ministerial commendation
* Artist in residence at University arts centre

* University of Leicester carries out first national survey of drug use in football
* Children and fashion
* Hero worship - good or bad?
* Backpacking flamingos in bid for survival
* Oral history to be used to teach citizenship in the region's schools
* BBC Young Musician to appear at University of Leicester
* Wargaming and role-playing
* National role for bookshop manager
* Big questions about small places: Uncovering what is hidden from history
* New 'think-tank' at University of Leicester to improve school pupils' achievement levels
* Probe into link between caffeine consumption and low birthweight
* Faith and freedom in India - the Christian predicament
* Major leap forward for Physics students
* University partnership with aerospace industry
* University of Leicester academics join £45 million study that could help lead us to the causes of many major diseases
* Growing places
* Passive Asian female: myth and migration
* Acclaimed historian gives University Holocaust Lecture
* Director of Human Rights organisation in role at University of Leicester
* Guided tour of the University of Leicester
* Counting your chips at Catering Charity Casino Night
* University takes on new Director of Marketing
* 'Youngest ever' pupils experience University life
 
APRIL 2003:
* New degree addresses IT for the e-Economy
* Leicester sets its sights on high
* New head announced for University of Leicester Management Centre
* Molecules that move
* University of Leicester archaeologists investigate treasure trove
* Key appointments at University of Leicester
* University of Leicester 'fossil imagery' research rated among Top Ten in UK
 
 
MARCH 2003:

* New study highlights diabetes threat to quality of life
* Investor in people successes for University of Leicester
* Midlands reunion planned for graduates
* Students learn business skills at University of Leicester
* New initiative leads the way for medical education
* University to pioneer accessible skills curriculum
* Roman experts from across the world to meet at Leicester
* University pilots masterclasses to encourage widening participation
* Digital search for family history
* University of Leicester expert investigates mystery illness
* Television roles for University academics
* National recognition for Leicester graduate
* Scientists from universities of Leicester and Birmingham in search for missing persons
* Happiness is a performance called Hamlet...
* Diss is Shakespeare
* Digital library of historical directories part of a world first in online learning
* Scientists discover possible new treatment of genetic diseases
* New Leicester-Singapore agreement
* With hot chilli peppers in mind...
* When smoking was believed to cure cancer!
* Small fossil remembers when continents collided
* How to be a rocket scientist
* University of Leicester academic is keynote speaker at women's day event
* Diversity week at University of Leicester
* Treating MS is expensive, but cost falls over time
* Setting the record straight
* Bad communication skills blamed on television
* 2003 Chaplaincy Lecture at University of Leicester
* Loughborough NHS walk-in centre not shown to alter GP workload
* Re-creation in the lab
* Lord Sainsbury hails Envisat Mission milestone
* New biomedical building for University
* Can people and wildlife co-exist in the African Savannah?
* Those that got away
* Enterprising idea
* The art of beauty - more than skin deep

FEBRUARY 2003:

* Spring into new media
* Reward for good teaching
* NICE issues guidance for flu for NHS patients in England and Wales
* What lies beneath
* Tate Britain and universities
* Celebrating a world of difference at the University of Leicester
* Judge Albie Sachs to speak at University
* New opportunity for health workers
* Making sense of handedness
* Pounding the streets for street children
* Taking a lead with fluorine
* Change of role for Management Centre head
* Is Old English Old Hat?
* Funding for Arts in the Workplace
* Chance to shine for tomorrow's musical stars
* Ancient 'clingfilm' preserves fossils
* A fishy tale - science aids conservation
* University hosts conference on education and Islam
* Knee 'scaffold' study offers new hope for injury victims
* University of Leicester volunteers recognised for their good work
* Communicating with young people who are seriously ill is difficult
* Royal honour for University of Leicester
* War and peace in the twenty-first century
* Back to your roots - with DNA
* Indian dance at the University of Leicester
* Ministers and MPs to view University of Leicester's achievements in Genetics
* Help in starting a business
* The man of steel carries kryptonite to Piccadilly

JANUARY 2003:

* Stepping out
* Monitoring deaths in general practice would help maintain public trust
* Museum Studies postgraduate apprenticeships
* International mooting competition at Leicester
* Asian families in obesity probe
* Dividing up the globe: Is there still a 'third world'?
* Ethnic culture in educational leadership
* Work experience - making the experience work for you
* Shakespeare and English identity
* Sir David Attenborough to give University of Leicester Graduates' Association Lecture
* Web casting takes University lectures round the world
* European Year of Disabled People funding for University Centre
* Leicester scientist in national GM debate
* Helix Ensemble at Leicester
* Solution to elusive problem
* Leicester academics lead groundbreaking conference on race and the criminal justice system
* Spring concerts
* University of Leicester honours distinguished figures
* Degree double for Bishop and daughter
* New techniques in plant chloroplast division hold hope for agriculture
* University of Leicester scientists probe rogue gene
* University appoints new Librarian
* Funding for film research
* Young star to dazzle Leicester audience
* Sport and the celebrity culture
* Award for Leicester graduate
* Night to make you feel good - and beat breast cancer

DECEMBER 2002:

* UkeU's eLearning Platform to Support New Healthcare eLearning Project
* Understanding security and crime prevention: What can we learn from talking to offenders?
* Innovative instrument on board MSG-1 delivers key information about the earth's climate
* Breakthrough in greener solutions
* University exhibition of star pictures
* Woman in control
* Mining for gold
* Book of the Year by University historian
* University receives government funding for EC renewable energy project
* Young Leicester engineer's work recognised by House of Commons
* Music to drum in the New Year
* Pre-Christmas fun in hit musical

NOVEMBER 2002:

* New lung health consultancy
* Significant advance in treating asthma
* Yeast aids investigation into diversity of life
* Raga at the RAC
* Ready to dig the dirt on Mars
* Bone marrow hope for heart sufferers
* No excuse to miss the bus
* University of Leicester presents John Steinbeck's classic: Of Mice and Men
* Leicester scientists win AICR funding for cancer investigation
* Music heralds spirit of Christmas
* Christmas gardening programme at University of Leicester
* Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi to visit University of Leicester
* University of Leicester Wins Queen's Anniversary Prize  [Genetics - The fight against pollution, disease and crime]
* Rare books online
* At the cutting edge
* Jazz musicians playing in the groove!
* Human rights issues brought to fore at University of Leicester Law Lecture
* Young stars to shine at University
* Top ten movies
* Arts centre looks to future with major new music sponsor
* No heat without fire
* Any Questions? returns to Leicester
* Leicester experts launched into cyberspace!
* Leicester's heritage showcased in America
* Leicester among world first in novel cancer protection trial

OCTOBER 2002:

* Students in royal and university celebrations
* Opportunities of a lifetime
* 'Holy Wars' - a new perspective
* Museum Studies expert among top 10 in UK
* Tale of two deserts
* Applying Mathematics to industry
* Fun and games
* Commemorating a distinguished colleague
* The Rt Hon Alan Milburn MP opens Leicester Warwick Medical Schools
* University of Leicester launches a new higher education qualification in water management
* New Chemistry courses at University of Leicester
* Highlighting the needs of parents with disabilities
* Mathematics in Management
* Student volunteers go 'madd' for local primary school
* Finance and economy - the role of the state
* Revamp of Leicestershire healthcare moves to next stage following approval of plans by Strategic Health Authority [University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Media Release] + £400m investment set to transform health provision and medical education [University of Leicester release]
* Success in the fast lane
* Pioneering new back pain relief technique to go national
* Music resonates in University of Leicester Richard Attenborough Centre
* Music to fire the imagination
* Mapping the earth's crust
* University of Leicester invites students and parents to visit
* New Deputy Chief Medical Officer announced
* Leicester link to Nobel prizewinner
* Eye specialists 'light up the brain' to understand sight defects
* Are we winning against TB?
* Royal launch for new enterprise partnership
* Liszt at the opera
* Award for teaching assistant

SEPTEMBER 2002:

* The Duke of Kent visits University of Leicester
* University of Leicester unveils £300 million 'vision of the future'
* University of Leicester Development Plan: The vision
* University of Leicester Development Plan: The Plan
* Trouble in the air
* The outsiders
* Royal visit to University of Leicester's Scarman Centre
* Major research project for birth disorder
* Database to provide picture of ethnic pupils' achievements
* Managing heart disease
* Journalists to visit Multifaith Centre at University
* A growing tribute
* Trip to Charnwood that had world-wide implications
* Research to support vulnerable homeless
* How to climb your family tree
* Poor health of Gulf veterans not related to post-traumatic stress disorder
* University 'challenging for a place in the top ten'
* End of an era in Physics and Astronomy
* New qualification offered for voluntary and community workers
* 'Chipping' children would not make them safer, claims technology expert
* University of Leicester to Honour Leading Figures in Science
* Success Leads to Extended Sculpture Exhibition
* University Welcome to Families
* Uncovering Hidden Secrets of Leicestershire Towns and Villages
* Detector Systems Science and Technology Experts Meet at University of Leicester
* Taming a Killer
* Celebratory Botanic Garden Lecture at University of Leicester
* The New Frontier

AUGUST 2002:

* University of Leicester to Host Three Royal Visits
* Photographer of the Famous Set to Exhibit Works
* Discrimination and racism, post September 11
* First for Leicester on Operational Weather Satellite
* Arts in Medicine
* Origami and Orienteering
* What a Pain!
* Two Billion Years of Sex, Violence and Death
* The Secret Life of Fluorine
* Middle East - Looking to the Past to Understand the Future
* Dinosaurs, Volcanoes and Continents that Move
* Beating the Superbug
* University Centre Northampton Students Get Down to Earth to Uncover Local Village's Roman Past
* Summer Sculpture Exhibition - Free of Charge
* CCTV - Can it really prevent crime?
* How's that?
* Opportunities for the Gifted and Talented at the University of Leicester
* Hotlines at the Ready at the University of Leicester
* American Firm Invests in Leicester for Digital Era

JULY 2002:

* New Certificate in Black and Asian Studies at University of Leicester
* New Research Triggers Action Plan to Tackle Rural Racism
* Royal interest in University space project
* Saving the Peatlands of Borneo
* Arts for All - It's a Cert!
* Crime Bill is Down on Britain's Service Stations
* Prestigious Dance Company Shares its Skills at University Arts Centre
* Treasure Hunter's Next Big Quest: Is There Life on Mars?
* One Small Step to Leicester ...One Giant Leap into Space
* Winning the Challenge
* Fanfare Marks Jubilees
* Money Laundering Report Published
* Meeting the Challenge
* New Lease of Life
* Shining Example
* Travelling First Class
* Genetics Department Shines in Radiation Research
* Sculpture in the Botanic Garden: Another First for Leicester
* Open Day at University of Leicester Botanic Garden
* Nu Wrds 4 Old
* Honorary Degree to The Best Informed Patient in the World

JUNE 2002:

* Opera Star Returns to Leicester
* There is More to University Site Than Meets the Eye!
* Renowned Sculptress to be Honoured by University of Leicester
* Students to Celebrate Achievements at Degree Congregations
* New Research Reveals Earnings Potential of the Region's Graduates Compared to Non Graduates
* Grass Roots Learning at the University of Leicester
* University of Leicester Announces Honorary Degrees for Distinguished Personalities
* University of Leicester Open Day
* International Urban Environment Conference
* Voices from History
* Student Employer of the Year Unveiled
* Students Face Up to Studies With a Facial!
* University Set to Hold Biggest Ever Conference
* £4 Million Seed Fund Will Transform Innovative Research Into Commercial Reality
* Celebration of Volunteering Achievements
* TB Research Receives Funding Boost
* The University of Leicester and All That Jazz!
* Complementary Schools and Their Communities in Leicester
* International Accolade for University Website
* Innovation Award for University Researcher
* Space Games
* An Historical What's On
* Drawing the Crowds
* Surgery Past and Present - And Why You May Have a Heart Attack!
* Homecoming for Leicester Graduates

MAY 2002:

* Scientists Recreate Martian Environment
* ILO Report Shows Ways to Improvements in Productivity and More Meaningful Employment for Employees
* World Cup - Expertise at the University of Leicester
* Football Hooliganism - The 'Quest for Excitement'
* Plenty on Offer for a Stimulating Summer
* Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebrations for Children's Cancer Study Group
* Novel Idea
* New World Cup Web Resource
* Taming a Worldwide Killer
* Violence in Schools - Have We Got What We Deserved?
* World's Oldest DNA?
* BAFTA for University of Leicester Graduate
* University Centre Celebrates Fifth Birthday
* New Perspectives on Sixth Form Colleges
* Future Challenges in the Fight Against Heart Disease
* Twenty-first Century Vocational Education in the UK: What Would Dickens Think?
* Success of University Reflected in Leicester's Climb Up League Tables
* Caring Role of Students is Recognised
* Lord Janner to Discuss Communal Relations at University of Leicester Lecture
* Help Paying Water Bills
* New Theatre and Film Viewing Facilities Planned for University of Leicester
* Ten Years of Community Care Leaves Older People in Crisis
* Turbulent Times Revealed
* Leicester Scientist Wins AICR Funding for Cancer Investigation

APRIL 2002
:

* Space Age Solutions to Age Old Problems
* Leicester is put on the Hotspot
* CIM Award for Leicester Business Student
* Occupational Exposure to Chemicals
* Prestigious International Award for Young Scientist
* Guided Tour of the University of Leicester
* Music for a Summer Evening
* Institute of Lifelong Learning Nurtures Blossoming Skills
* Building on a Firm Foundation
* Widening Participation in Museum Training
* Drugs in Sport 'Entrenched and Widespread' Claims New BMA Report
* Leading University of Leicester Professor 'Takes Silk'
* Leicester Warwick Medical School Selects the le® Virtual Learning Environment
* Astronomers Unravel Mystery of Gamma Ray Bursts
* Open Day at University of Leicester Botanic Garden

MARCH 2002:

* Confidentiality under Threat in English Professional Football Clubs
* Pattern of Life at University of Leicester Botanic Garden
* Children Set to Join in University of Leicester's 80th Anniversary Celebrations
* British Sociological Annual Conference at the University of Leicester
* Leicester Theory Runs Rings Around Jupiter
* Anime and Manga at the University of Leicester
* University of Leicester Launches English Parish Churches Series on CD ROM
* Deviant Burials, Coastal Heritage and More at University of Leicester
* Leicester Champions Rise to the Challenge Once More
* £10,000 Equipment Donated to Help Train Tomorrow's Teachers
* New Medical Degree Available
* Leicester Lecturer to Walk Inca Trail
* Leicester Footballers Set to Showcase Talent in China
* Higher Education and the Changing World of Work
* Game Set ...and What a Match!
* Fifty Undergraduate Students at Twenty-three Universities to Benefit from AstraZeneca Bursary Programme
* Ceremony Marks £33 Million Investment and Refurbishment Programme
* Leading Lights in Search for New Planets
* Successful Launch of New Course
* Birth Defects Double in IVF Babies
* Nose-on-a-Chip Aims to Mimic the Real Thing
* Probe into Heart Attacks in Young People

FEBRUARY 2002:

* Britain Demands More Skilled Workers, According to New Report
* Postgraduate Open Evening
* University Reception for International Scholars
* Celebrating Heartbeats
* Caribbean Landscapes
* Sensors in the Sky
* New Research on Racism in Local Football
* Student Rugby Trio are International Stars
* 'Scales of Justice Swung Too Far' says Police Commissioner: Attack on Criminal Justice System by leading Leicester Graduate
* Inaugural Law Lecture to Mark University's 80th Anniversary
* Blueprint for Future Success as University of Leicester Reaches 'Pivotal Point' in its History, says Vice-Chancellor
* SRB 2 Funds Improvements for City's Bangladeshi Community
* Ambassador at Centre of Modern Languages Debate to Speak at Leicester
* New Who Guide Sets the Gold Standard in Health Advice for Travellers
* Causes of Eye Disease
* £100,000 Cash Boost to Cancer Research in Leicester
* Students Aim to Put Fun into Fund-Raising
* School Planning - An Alternative to Sound and Fury
* Boost for Heart Research
* University of Leicester to Launch Prestigious New Centre
* Leicester Joins Battle to Save Planet!
* Shoplifting Exposed
* University of Leicester Graduate to Receive Spirit of Excellence Award
* Sports Injuries Study at University of Leicester Discovers Chinks in Body Armour Theory
 
JANUARY 2002:
 
* Star Quality Recognised
* Comedy at University of Leicester for Valentine's Day
* University of Leicester Honours Distinguished Figures from Sport and Stage
* German Ambassador to Visit Leicester
* New Archaeology Courses on Demand
* Researching the Future of Leicester
* Historic Society to Mark University of Leicester's 80th Anniversary
* Music for 2002
* Professor Appointed to Unique New Post  [picture]
* Work Due to Begin on Increased Campus Facilities
* Estelle Morris, Secretary of State for Education and Skills to Inaugurate University of Leicester Institute of Lifelong Learning + Report on Estelle Morris's Visit to Leicester: University is National Role Model for Educational Provision 
* Spring into Action at the Richard Attenborough Centre
* Crimestoppers Goes East!
* Targeted Careers Fair to be Held by University of Leicester
* Birth Study Hope
* Dragon's Tale is Hot Stuff!
* Nobel Prize Winner to Give Lecture at University of Leicester
* Boost for Gene Researchers
* 140th Anniversary - And Stronger Than Ever
* Research Reveals the Hidden Problems of Girls Excluded from School
* Spring School in New Media (5-7 March 2002)
* In the Pink
* University of Leicester Team to Investigate Use of CCTV
* Scientists Bring Space into the Classroom
* Museum Project an Inspiration to Schools
 
DECEMBER 2001:
 
* Cyber Sin Site: University of Leicester Compiles Database of 'Sinful Images'
* University of Leicester Scores its Best Ever Results in National Research Assessment
* Training And Development In Thailand
* Local Meeting-Global Impact
* University Of Leicester Probe Into Eye Condition
* Mammoth Lecture Planned For Schools At University Of Leicester
* Oldham Riots - Looking For Beyond Policing
* Co-operating Breeds Success
* Sally's Success Is Thrilling
* Wedding Fayre

NOVEMBER 2001:

* Latin Beats To Celebrate Cultural Diversity
* Professor Gains Award For His Work With Special Needs Children
* Focus On Kashmir At University Of Leicester Lecture
* UNESCO Meeting At The University Of Leicester
* Can Biosensors Find Life On Mars?
* Reforming The Social Fund
* Conservation Work Internationally Recognised
* Recognition For Anglo-Japanese Link
* Appointment Of A New Chair Of Committee On Mutagenicity Of Chemicals In Food, Consumer Products And The Environment
* Music Heralds Spirit Of Christmas
* New Research Reveals Direct Evidence That The Lungs Of Children Are Exposed To Particles From Diesel Fumes
* University Of Leicester's Pace Setting Study
* Second Annual Richard Attenborough Centre Lecture At The University Of Leicester
* Leicester Student Receives Scholarship From International Society
* UK's First Report Into Football And Families Reveals Role Football Plays In Britain's Households
* Law Student Is Among The UK's Top 'Young Achievers'
* Assessors Unearth Excellence In Archaeology And Ancient History
* Centre's Day Of Celebration
* The Pitchfork Disney Comes To Town
* Leicester's London Road - A History
* Law Students From Leicester Prove They Are Pros In National Challenge
* A Nice Surprise For Professor
* New Aircraft Security Proposals Could Jeopardize Safety, Warns University Of Leicester Expert
* Sounds Great
* Computing, Communications And The Real World
* Star Crossed Lovers Reinterpreted On Leicester Stage
* East Midlands Landmark Competition

OCTOBER 2001:

* Information Service Geared To Busy Health Workers
* Prestigious Award Takes Leicester Researcher To Ancestral Homeland
* Important New Roles For University of Leicester Staff
* From Rag To Riches
* University Of Leicester Link With Thai Organisations
* University Benefits From £10 Million Innovation Package
* Fans Want New Home Of Football In Birmingham
* In Every Corner - Sing!
* Anonynous Donation Ensures Bright Future For Flamingos
* Key Appointments Strengthen University Of Leicester`s Academic Excellence
* Packed Programme Of Events For University Of Leicester`s 80th Anniversary
* Perfect Score For Education At University At Leicester
* Cancer Breakthrough Available To Leicester Patients
* Singapore Students Make A Difference in UK
* Prestigious University Appointment [Medieval History]
* Double Accolade for Leading Leicester Lawyer
* Chair for Scarman Centre Head
* Leicester Lecturer Heads New International Crime Studies Division
* Roderick Floud Acclaims Universities as Educators, Entrepreneurs and Idealists
* Chemistry Group Discovery Leads to Greener Solutions
* Attic Discovery Leads to New Research [From Young Workers to Older Workers: Reflections on Work in the Life Process]
* As Far As The Eye Can See [Exhibition at the Richard Attenborough Centre]
* University Library Grant Brings Historical Sources on Line
* Johannes Koelz - Now On CD-ROM
* Calvino Exhibition Commemorates Artist
* Gold Medal for University Athlete
* Does It All Add Up? Dyslexia and Mathematics
* University of Leicester Announces £31 Million Expansion and Improvement Programme
* Milestone for the University of Leicester [80th Anniversary]
* International Research Links Lead to Opportunity for Student
* Call for Refugee Doctors to Work in NHS
* First Class Student Wins National Competition

SEPTEMBER 2001:

* Welcoming the Family: University of Leicester Reception for Parents of New Students
* Creativity the Winner for Dance Pair [Richard Attenborough Centre]
* Powerful Percussion from Latin America [Richard Attenborough Centre]
* Beacon Award
* Crisis of Confidence in the Skies [Aviation Security]
* Tackling Burglary in Russia: Top Level Visit to University of Leicester's Scarman Centre
* Leicester Welcomes Physics High-Flyers [International Physics Olympiad]
* Travelling Back in Time [New Postgraduate Course]
* Star-Studded Summer: Leicester Graduates Selected for Space Research Programme
* World Trade Centre - Experts at the University of Leicester
* Simplified Computer Control in the Classroom
* Literature Students to be Shaken and Stirred [Certificate in Popular Literature]
* New Director at University of Leicester's Vaughan College
* Catering Open Evening
* Medieval Palaeography on the Web (English Local History]
* Cinema of Flames: Balkan Film, Culture and the Media
* Love in Leicester: Bollywood Movie at the University of Leicester
* Colliding Stars, Planet Formation, Black Holes - All at the University of Leicester
* Do You Have A Story To Tell? East Midlands Oral History Archive Offers Opportunities for Community Involvement

AUGUST 2001:

* Research Reveals Women's Preference of Clinics
* Dealing with Drug Use: Conference at the University of Leicester
* Racism and Anti-Racism in Football
* Back to the Salt Mines: University of Leicester Archaeologist is One of a Team of International Experts
* Global Consortium Announces Plans to Sequence Banana Genome: University of Leicester Professor in Pioneering Project
* Guided Tour of the University of Leicester
* Scientists Inflame Debate on Cancer's Genesis
* Football Clubs and Ethnic Minorities - New Research at the University of Leicester
* First for World Faiths Group
* University MBA Link with Department of Work and Pensions
* Getting at the Truth: New Book, Human Error - By Design?
* Law Student is Among Top in the Country
* Revolutionary X-ray Telescope Rockets into Record Books
* Mad Cows to Hit Edinburgh [Theatre]
* India Recognises Leicester LL.B.
* Sport in Schools
* Premiership Club Leads Way in Challenging Racism in Football

JULY 2001:

* Taking the Effort Out of Shopping: University Seeks Volunteers for Virtual Reality Project
* Leicester Welcome for Japanese Students
* World-Renowned Economist at University of Leicester
* 511 Million Year Old Fossils from England Provide Evidence for the Earliest Known Occurrence of Crustacean Animals
* Working at Home - Who Wins?
* Knowledge Sharing - An Alternative to Re-Inventing the Wheel
* Part Time - Full Commitment: Degree Success for Lifelong Learning Students
* International Accolade for University Professor: Recognition for Work on High Blood Pressure
* Space School UK at University of Leicester Offers Free Place to Space Olympiad Team Member
* What a Triumph! University of Leicester Graduate Overcomes More Difficulties Than Most
* Celebrations Round the World: International Flavour to Graduation Success at the University of Leicester Centre for Research into Sport and Society
* Eric Celebrates Degree Success - at 82
* Birth of Musical Protégés? How Music Heard in the Womb is Remembered by the Child [Psychology]
* Scottish Parliament Post for University Professor
* Honorary Graduands at the University of Leicester

JUNE 2001:

* Discipline Hopping: University of Leicester BioImaging Unit Breaks New Ground in Cancer Treatment
* Students Set for 'Out of This World' Experience
* Summer School Offers Foretaste of University Life
* Museums and Galleries Should Tackle Social Issues Like Crime, Intolerance, and Poor Health
* University of Leicester Scientist to Exhibit at Major Summer Science Exhibition [Geology]
* 'Moosic Study' Reveals Way of Increasing Milk Yields [Psychology; Agriculture; Industry]
* Nostalgia a Thing of the Past at New Look Reunion [Graduates]
* Years of Service Celebrated
* Exiled Voices Find a Stage [Richard Attenborough Centre]
* Latest Security Journal: Women and Security - International Perspectives
* Business Brains Seek to Unlock Firms' Potential
* Concern over Public Order Tactics before World Cup Qualifier
* Inter-Professional Education: University of Leicester to hold international conference
* Sound Vitamins on Show: Research that could Transform Old Age at Care Expo

APRIL 2001:

* University in Top Twenty [Financial Times League Table]
* Turning Stars into Gold [Astronomy]
* Learning that can be Out of this World - Space School UK at the University of Leicester
* Botanic Beauty - The University of Leicester's Harold Martin Botanic Garden

MARCH 2001:

* US Students Working with Leicester's Sports Clubs
* Museum Studies Adds to Record Run of Excellents at the University of Leicester
* The Conflict over Jerusalem
* Child Mental Health Seminars at the University of Leicester
* 'Virtual' Techniques Project 425 million year old Fossils into the 21st Century
* The Scarman Centre, University of Leicester and Andersen Launch Money Laundering Study
* Japanese Students Receive Warm Welcome from the University
* National Science Week at the University of Leicester
* Human Rights in the EU [Law; Public Lecture]

FEBRUARY 2001:

* Lifelong Learners Gain Awards
* "Sound Vitamins" to Pep Up Old Age [Psychology; Music]
* British Scientists Bid to Tackle 'Silent Epidemic' [Medical; Science]
* Aspects of Grammar for Writing [Education]
* Human Rights Conference [Law]
* Obtaining a Diagnosis of Childhood Cancer - The Parents' Perspective [Medical]
* Economics Gains Full Marks for the Quality of its Teaching - Thirteenth Subject Area at University Wins Recognition for Excellence
* The Holocaust in the New Millennium [Public Lecture]
* Talent for Teaching Nets National Recognition [Microbiology; World Wide Web Teaching]
* University of Leicester Honours Distinguished Scientists
* Bronze Sculpture Installed at University of Leicester
* Tackling Energy Matters with Gusto
* Celebrating Cultural Diversity - Musician in Residence at University of Leicester Richard Attenborough Centre

JANUARY 2001:

* Security Journal Provides Insights into Major Issues
* Fortress Yields Britain's Earliest Roman Tree-Ring Date - Discovery by University of Leicester Archaeologists
* Modernisation of Malta's Training System - University of Leicester Provides Expertise
* One Step Beyond - Adversity to Achievement [Graduates' Association Lecture]
* Mortally Funny [Terry Pratchett; Theatre]
* Deputy Ambassador of Japan to Open Leicester Exhibition [Tomodachi]
* British University Works with Chinese Employers [Labour Market Studies]
* Firms' Apathy Sinks Education Action Zone
* Honour for University Professor

DECEMBER 2000:

* Amazon is Expanding - Study [Environment; Geography]
* Moving the Goalposts [Health and Safety]
* Stamp of Approval for a Resounding Success
* Government to Explore New Ways to Reduce Risks to People's Health from Chemicals
* Stamp of Approval for a Resounding Success
* University of Leicester's Scarman Centre Wins Approval to Launch First Undergraduate Degree in Security and Risk Management
* The Beagle Has Landed - In Cyberspace!
* Singapore Government Formalises Links with UK University Centre
* New Link Between Uk and Jordanian Universities
* New National Initiative Aims to Boost Interest in Science [Education]
* University of Leicester Role in Home Office Working Group on Racism in Football
* Shedding Light on Light [Medical]
* University of Leicester Management Centre Student Among Top 16 in Europe
* New Management Course Launched

NOVEMBER 2000:

* Me and My Girl Returns to Leicester Stage [Theatre]
* University of Leicester Wins Approval for Innovative Degree Programmes [Vocational Courses]
* Tackling Fouls: University of Leicester Research into Injuries on the Football Pitch
* BSE and Train Crashes Down to Poor Risk Management
* Postgraduate Open Evening
* Journey to the Borderline of Time [Music; Storytelling]
* Success for Young Geneticists [Biotechnology]
* Anger Management in Schools: University of Leicester Conference [Education; Psychology]
* £250,000 Computer Boost for New Science Centre at at the University of Leicester [Mathematics; Engineering; Physics; Chemistry]
* Popcorn - Or the Oscars Night Massacre [Theatre]
* University Investment in Conference and Residential Facilities
* Top Level Delegation from Ukrainian Police at the University of Leicester
* Shaping the Twenty-first Century [Public lecture]

OCTOBER 2000:

* UK Astronomers 'see' Star Births [Physics; Computing; Industry]
* Murder Most Foul [University of Leicester Theatre]
* Body in Mind: Exhibition of Sculpture at the University of Leicester's Richard Attenborough Centre
* Breakthrough Hope in Heart Failure Diagnosis [Medical]
* Bewitching Classics [Music]
* Leicester Students in European Space Initiative
* New Technology Under the Microscope
* New £1m Boost for Engineering at University of Leicester
* New Cyber Officer at University of Leicester [Science; Internet]
* World Mental Health Day - Tuesday 10 October 2000

SEPTEMBER 2000:

* 'Mutant' Plants Spring from Nuclear Disaster [Genetics]
* Caring for International Students: International Chaplain for University of Leicester
* Leicester Athelete Aims to Boost Medals Tally
* Learn to Save Lives: New Health and Safety Programme to be Launched at University of Leicester
* Music to Pull the Heartstrings: Commemorating Stephen Lawrence
* New Advisory Body on Hazardous Chemicals
* Public Sculpture Revealed [Art History]
* Concert Line Up - On Line [Music]
* Chief Medical Officer to Visit Pioneering Project [Healthcare]

AUGUST 2000:

* Call for Greater Dyslexia Awareness in Universities
* Scientists Discover a New Type of Black Hole [Astronomy]
* Genealogy and Genetics [New Research]
* Appointment for University Mathematician
* New Link for Law Students Between UK and South African Universities
* Malaysian Graduate to look after Interests of International Students
* Back to School - At University: Summer School for 'Gifted and Talented' 11-year-olds
* Revealed: Why Some Women Survive Cervical Cancer and Others Don't
* Security Journal
* University of Leicester First for New Technology [Medical; Food]
* Room for a View: New Print Collection at University of Leicester
* Proud History - Exciting Future: Guided Tour of the University of Leicester
* The Past Beneath Our Feet: New Survey to Unearth Secrets of Abbey Park [Archaeology]

JULY 2000:

* Historic Anniversary of East India Company Marked [Economic and Social History; History of Art]
* Centre of Excellence [Archaeology]
* University of Leicester School of Social Work Wins Prestigious Contract
* British Heart Foundation-Funded Research at the University of Leicester Pinpoints Gene for Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH)
* University in New 'Space Weather' Mission
* Building on Achievements: Contribution Recognised in Naming Ceremonies
* Lost Cities of the Sahara [Archaeology]
* Students to Celebrate Achievement at Degree Congregations
* Memories of Leicester in a Glittering Career [Music]
* Honoured and Delighted
* China Wins the Physics Students Olympiad - Britain is Joint 15th
* Lucky Thirteen's Part-Time Degree Joy
* An Achievement of Note
* A Special Memory of Degree Success [Medical]
* Out with the Old, In with the Older [Old English]
* Setting Sights Higher - First Summer School for Talented Pupils from Inner Cities
* International Physics Olympiad 2000

JUNE 2000:

* 'Robbers Get Ideas From Television' - New Study [Crime]
* University of Leicester and Leicestershire Asian Business Association Forge Closer Ties
* Crime Experts Gather at University of Leicester
* Plant Sale and Open Day at University's Botanic Garden
* Seed of Good Idea Sends Out Roots [Education]
* Silver Anniversary Lunch Marks Over 500 Years' Service
* National Bike to Work Day Celebration for Franklin
* Community Minded Students
* Voices from the Past: Unique Leicestershire Oral History Project wins £370,000
* Worthy of Note: University Connections with Recipients of Queen's Birthday Honours
* Open for Opportunities [Student Recruitment; Music]
* Students Give Business a Boost
* Visit from South African Academics Launches New University Links [Medical]
* Plant Behavioural Scientist receives Highest Accolade
* Students Raise Funds for Rainforest Expedition
* 'Bardathon' Raises Money for Cancer Research [Students]
* Careers Fair is Just the Job! [Students]
* Euro 2000: The Threat of Hooliganism [Football]
* Government should consider allowing older people who need long-term care to keep more of their incomes rather than tinker with the capital limits, says new study
* Success Speaks for Itself [Education; Communications]
* Sports Personality of the Year 2000 [Students]
* Library Doors Open Wider
* Millennium Volunteers Celebration Event [Students]

MAY 2000:

* Green Chemistry in Britain's First Environment City
* Work of Caring Students Rewarded
* Financial Peril Looms over Football Elite: New Book Looks into Football's Future
* Predicting Cancer Recurrence [Medical]
* Success at a Price [Ethnicity Research; Social Services]
* Leicester Lecturer on National Inquiry into Banks and Small Businesses
* Proud History-Exciting Future: Guided Tour of the University of Leicester
* Teachers are Rewarded for Dedication to Learning [Education]
* University of Leicester to Award Honorary Degrees
* High Commissioner of India to Visit University of Leicester: Return to alma mater for Latin Graduate
* Taking a Dip into the Past [Geology]
* Act Rises from the Ashes of Auschwitz [History; Drama]
* Alien-ating Management [Science; Social Sciences; Science Fiction]
* All's Well That Ends Well: Photocall at end of Shakespeare Marathon [Students; Theatre; Literature]
* Cracking a Puzzle that Unlocks a Matrix [Medical]
* It's Been a Bard Day's Night [Students; Theatre; Literature]
* Innovative Scheme to Help Students Beat Burglary
* Lecture to Present 'Vision of the 21st Century' [Religion]
* Opening Doors to a University Education [Students]

APRIL 2000:

* Shakespeare Marathon - Photo Opportunities [Students; Theatre; Literature]
* Opening Doors to a University Education [Students]
* All Holds Bard for Shakespeare Marathon [Students; Theatre; Literature]
* Lord Attenborough Lends Support to Shakespeare Marathon [Students; Theatre; Literature]
* Notable Findings [Music; Theatre; Arts]
* Partnership for Health Conference [Medical; Health]
* Points of View Over Pollution [Environment; Chemistry]
* Looking Forward to the Past [History]
* Trial for New Method of Diabetes Testing [Medical]
* Filling Up with Emotion {Computing; Children; Medical; Science]
* Computing in Tongues [Physics; Education]
* Study Lifts the Lid on Depression [Medical]
* 'Third Millennium Medal' for University Engineer
* Logging on to the Communications Revolution [Technology]
* Much Ado About Something [Students; Literature]

MARCH 2000:

* Islam and the Threat of the West [Religion]
* Gaelic Genetics
* Childhood Cancer Conference Comes to University of Leicester
* Social Role for Museums and Galleries
* Dreaming of Sphinxes that Bite [Arts]
* The Effects of Music
* The Eye of the Lobster [Space; Physics & Astronomy]
* Faith in the Future [Religion]
* The Tattoo in European and American History
* Success in Cyberspace for Space Scientists! [Physics & Astronomy]
* Piecing Together the Evidence [Psychology]
* Beaming Smiles Mark Scientists Success [Physics & Astronomy]
* When Students Need Help [Psychology]
* Duke Poses Question Over Country Estates
* University Reaches Out to Welcome Students
* Teaching Quality Assessment Scores Continue to Soar at Leicester
* Government Report Points to 'World-Class'Achievements
* Why Are Spanish Films So Successful? [Modern Languages]
* World-Renowned Author at University [English]
* The Great Debate and a Mission to Mars
* Shake, Rattle and Roll!
* Positive Action to Diversify Museum Workforce
* Round the World Trip
* Talent Showcase at University of Leicester

FEBRUARY 2000:

* Risk Management: An International Journal
* Plenty to Do During Science Week
* Contact Wins Top Award
* Chief Medical Officer returns to Leicester
* Debunking the Stereotypes: A New Look at Pregnancy and Childbirth Needs among South Asian Women
* Space School Lifts Off in Leicester
* New Awards Scheme for Student Employers
* The Millennium Bug? Increase in Illness Linked to Modern Eating Habits
* International Recognition for University Labour Market Studies Centre
* Student Initiative to Save Indonesian Wildlife
* The Dyslexia Friendly School
* Education Revolution
* Sex and Semantics: The Language of Love
* Visions in Space: Exhibition of Work
* Fuelling the Debate
* World Wide Words
* Raiders of the Lost Art
* Latest Issue of Security Journal Includes Striking New Findings

JANUARY 2000:

* Academic Success for Archaeology Pioneers
* The University's First Degree Congregations of the New Millennium
* University of Leicester Unveils New Forensic Mental Health Centre
* Unravelling the Mystery: The USS Vincennes - Iran Air Disaster
* From Outer Space to Inner Space: Black Holes to Cancer Tumours
* University of Leicester Postgraduate Open Evening
* Rural Gentrification - A Growing Business in Shrinking Communities
* Degrees of Success for Leicester Students
* National Facility for UK Astronomy to be Created at the University of Leicester
* Winter Concerts
* 'Sperm Tap' Breakthrough in Male Fertility
* Urban Transport of the Future
* The Art of Calligraphy: Rare Opportunity to View Exhibition from Japan
* New Methods in Anti-Cancer Drug Development

DECEMBER 1999:

* Balance is the Key to Success: The Future Looks Bright for one University of Leicester Undergraduate
* Double Millennium Award - National Recognition for a University of Leicester Lecturer
* Ministerial Visit to the Centre for Citizenship Studies in Education
* XMM - The World's Most Powerful Space Telescope
* Challenge of the Millennium

NOVEMBER 1999:

* Olympic Success
* Athletes Compete in Inter-Continental 24-hour Cyber Race
* New Zealand Charity Run as Millennium Dawns
* Leicester Students Learn About Life in the Supersonic Lane
* Tibetan Adventure
* Burying the Truth: How Archaeology is Being Used to Uncover Horrors of the Holocaust
* Convict Transportation Conference: University to Host Unique Display of Artefacts from Wrecked Convict Ship
* Courtroom Contest Tests Legal Skills
* Yellow Card for Library Loudmouths!
* Law Firms Target Leicester
* University Spearheads Global Survey
* Millennium Skills for Millennium Graduates
* Government Policy on Drug Abuse in the Workplace Questioned

OCTOBER 1999:

* Seeds of Citizenship
* Never Too Late to Learn: University of Leicester Lifelong Learning Information Session
* Winning Customers: East Midlands Quality Club - 10th Anniversary Conference
* Mystery Tours
* British Scientists Chosen for Key Role in NASA 'Swift' Satellite
* Law Study on Homelessness Cases
* Centre for Quebec Studies Conference
* Hunting the Jellybean Tree: Soundbeam Experience at the Richard Attenborough Centre
* All That Jazz
* Solving a Musical Mystery
* Physicists of Tomorrow in Millennium Olympiad
* Internationally Important Archive Finds a Home at University of Leicester
* Spirit of Enterprise Celebrated in Millennial Exhibition
* The Grand Supercomputer
* Industry Interest in Appraisal Workshops
* Student Makes Marathon Effort For Charity
* Think Positive: World Mental Health Day, 10 October 1999
* University to Welcome Lord Mayor
* University of Leicester Speakers at Royal British Institution
* Japanese Knotweed - University Research Looks at the Roots of the Problem
* University of Leicester Aims to Forge Stronger Links with Business and Industry
* Scarman Centre Research into the Control of Crime

SEPTEMBER 1999:

* A New Look for a New Era
* 2CV Man - Phantom Menace
* Island Prime Minister at University of Leicester
* Vice-Chancellor Sets Out Vision for New Millennium
* New Vision and New Image at Leicester
* Vice-Chancellor Says Farewell to Leicester
* Mother's Milk Could Help Prevent Onset of Asthma - Study
* Pork Pies and Stilton Provide Food for Thought: Dutch Visitors Sample Local History
* Radar to Monitor Weather Conditions in Space
* Autumn Extravaganza
* Responses to Global Crime
* Music for Autumn Nights
* Geographers' Millennium Programme
* Tributes to International Impact of Leicester Geologists
* Leicester serves as 'model' for China
* New Forms of Energy for New Millennium
* Singer & Friedlander Review
* Beyond the Athlete: A New Look at Doping in Sport
* Millennial Awards for 'Star Pair
* Welcome Return to Leicester
* Local Archaeologist Involved in Avebury Find
* New Audit from the Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit: Primary Care of People with Schizophrenia
* Mind the Gap! Changing Boundaries of Childhood in the 1990s
* Astronomer Royal to Address Students in Prestigious Lecture
* Risks and Rights: International Conference
* Peaches in Peatling and Olives in Oakham...
* Millennium Technology Arrives Early at University of Leicester
* Chinese 'Giant Panda Lab' Links with Leicester to Probe Human Fertility

AUGUST 1999:

* Science Futures: A Millennium Programme for Tomorrow's World
* Parliamentary Appreciation of University Teaching Materials
* Students say 'Sì' to Leicester and Italy

JULY 1999:

* Policing and Public Order in Hyderabad
* University Takes Down-to-Earth Approach to Training
* Students Celebrate Success at Degree Congregations
* Looking for a Way to Win
* Former Dinner Lady is First Class Prize-Winner
* Degree is Real Triumph for Susan
* Leicester's Newest Graduates
* Retiring with Honour
* University Honour for Glaxo Wellcome Chief
* Diagnostic Electron Microscope for Pakistan
* Teachers Become Learners
* Europe-Wide Search for Saints and Cults
* New International Link Between Universities
* Prestigious Accolade for Leicester Professor
* University Honours Manager of Rutland Water
* Sharp Presentation Wins Student Prize
* Leicester Report Set to Lead to Ban on White Asbestos
* New Course Offers Insight on 'Third Way'
* Learning to Care Creatively
* July Signals 'Nostradamania' Predicts Historian
* Engineer has Designs on Success
* Go-Ahead for Joint Medical School
* University of Leicester Appoints New Vice-Chancellor
* Commons Reception for Leicester Group

JUNE 1999:

* Romanian Recognition for University Head
* Graduate and Former Minister Retraces His Steps at the University of Leicester
* Testing Time for University Medical Student
* Cricket: Attention News Editors
* Triple Teaching Quality Triumph for University
* First Millennium Conference for Crime Experts in Leicester
* Day of Art, Music and Dance
* Latest Sports Facilities at the University of Leicester
* Diplomat Honoured by University
* Nature Editor to Receive University Honour
* Visit Reinforces Academic Links with China
* Dealing with Disaster
* Birds Make Smokers See Blue!
* Rare and Choice Plants on Sale

MAY 1999:

* Sensory Garden opened by Secretary of State
* Cancer Experts in Top-Level Meeting over Future of Research and Treatment
* Leicester Honour for Cambridge Professor
* Graduate Support Group Provides Career Boost
* European Decision Fuels Prospect of Mission to Mars
* Soaraway Success of Children's Author
* Study Uncovers Racist Attitudes
* Focus on Human Rights Education
* Space Beagle is Star Attraction at Flower Show
* South African Policing
* Forging Formal Links with Taiwan institution
* Valued Contribution to Education is Honoured

JULY 1998

* University of Leicester Geneticists Prove Authenticity of Cloned Sheep

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