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Archive of selected press releases from the University of Leicester 2002 - May 2004 

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Archive of selected press releases from 2000 - 2001


MAY 2004:
* Volcanoes, asteroids and mass extinctions
* Treasure trove of roman arms from a 'Lost City'
*Lord Carey's lecture on the relationship between Islam and the West, May 12, 2004:
Introduction to Lecture, given by Revd Professor Richard Bonney
Text of Lecture: Islam and the West: The challenge to the human family
Lord Carey re-visits controversy in University of Leicester lecture
Press release with biographical details

* Leicester sets scene for new Bollywood blockbuster [+ picture gallery]
* Opportunity to see unique view of South Asian archaeology
* Leading world economist joins University of Leicester
* Cornflour, ketchup and parts for cars
* Sand dunes tell tale of volcanic destruction
* Minister for Arts Estelle Morris to deliver Richard Attenborough Centre lecture at University of Leicester
* Leicester student celebrates entente cordial
* No exit for LUT
* Lord Carey to deliver lecture on the relationship between Islam and the West
* Guided tour of the University of Leicester

APRIL 2004:

* Seabed secrets in English clay
* Lecture by acclaimed writer and broadcaster on spirituality and travel
* Flamenco comes to University of Leicester
* University of Leicester involved in 'talented athlete scholarship scheme'
* Modernisation for older people
* Museum investment pays off
* Student volunteers service's doubly good year
* Come and sing
* Holocaust lecture focuses on 'Jewish Question' in Nazi Germany
* University of Leicester hosts national event to tackle racism in football
* Rugby rivals in bid to take lead
* Legal academic experts focus on worker participation
* Students to be taught to 'Feel the Heat - and Survive'
* Mission to Mercury
* University of Leicester lecturer honoured for 'outstanding merit'
* New voice for complementary schools in Leicester
* New library facilities for University of Leicester centre
* University staging public exhibition in Oadby
* Debra the Zebra, drumming and the art of communication
* Star studded exhibition
* University of Leicester joins the search for thousands of new planets
* MRC scientists make important advance in understanding how cells die
* UK forum established by Crystal Faraday and University of Leicester to advance organofluorine chemistry
* British Asian cancer patients want better information
* University of Leicester continues to build stronger links with LABA
* New buzz around research by University of Leicester team
* Andromeda yields cache of stellar black holes
* Astronomers look forward to 'Swift' studies of cataclysmic explosions

MARCH 2004:


* World-leading women scientists tour the UK
* Earliest human remains reveal a bloody end
* Educational experts call for action to stem 'Islamophobia'
* Antiplatelet drug key to preventing surgery complications - University of Leicester study
* University of Leicester students reach for the sky
* Museums, Libraries and Archives Council launches groundbreaking new approach to learning
* Hubble's successor - UK takes a leading role
* University of Leicester professor to discuss Indian human rights issues at Capitol Hill conference
* Young scientists head for parliament
* World leaders and eminent scientists pay tribute to Norman Borlaug, 'Father of the Green Revolution' on his 90th birthday
* Trainee teachers in demand for Arts day
* University of Leicester in talks with Saudi Arabia to expand higher education opportunities
* Unique genetic study probes links to language diversity across Himalayas
* Language studies: A passport to Babel, or the key to international understanding?
* University of Leicester researcher leading trials on bird flu vaccine
* Ear print identification - new breakthrough
* The green campus
* University broadens focus of diversity fair to help students in jobs hunt
* "Willkommen" all to Cabaret
* Shaping hearts and minds - the history of American propaganda
* International award for young Science writer
* Study reveals infant growth restriction leaves lasting effect
* Talented piano duo to appear at University of Leicester
* University of Leicester listed building featured in new book

FEBRUARY 2004:

* How are computer scientists responding to the challenges raised by the e-economy?
* Stars in their eyes - how celebrities are related to social development
* University of Leicester Arts Week open to all
* Skills strategy and adult learner needs
* New cancer research facilities to be unveiled at University of Leicester
* Bird watch reveals importance of letting your garden grow
* Enlarged Europe will impact UK
* As you like it - a view of Shakespeare from the Victorian perspective
* Professor to broach controversial issue of human tissue removal at public lecture
* US imperialism ...a momentary blip?
* The return of the King
* Rhythms of life probe in new cot death study
* Creative space
* A tryst with Tuscany
* University of Leicester celebrates Italian connection
* What are the benefits and harms of HRT?
* University of Leicester involved in development of new NHS University
* Play postponed due to 9/11 atrocity finally to be staged as part of Leicester Comedy Festival
* Living with earthquakes: Know your faults
* Music to brighten the end of winter
* World Cup showcase at University of Leicester
* Quality and safety in health care
* World congress on latest heart research

JANUARY 2004:

* Poet, pianist and interfaith champion to be honoured by University of Leicester
* Immigration and trade
* University of Leicester graduates make an impact
* The impact of super-volcanoes
* Universities UK urges MPs to vote for HE Bill [Universities UK Press Release]
* Live webcast for lecture of earth-shattering significance
* Dazzling halos illuminate our dusty galaxy [PPARC Media Release]
* Leicester postgrad engineer wins award for project to develop better future materials
* Lord Puttnam to give talk at University of Leicester
* University of Leicester psychologists study the cult of celebrity
* Jazz stars of the future at University of Leicester
* Breaking down barriers to breast feeding
* Making experience work
* Laying firm foundations
* New study could help improve opportunities to learn as you earn
* Why learning makes business sense
* The 2004 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine
* University of Leicester medical scientists announce new breakthrough in understanding of blood vessel inflammation
* Concern over pressure on medical students
* Children living near major roads suffer more coughing attacks
* New Department of Criminology established at University of Leicester
* Only time will tell
* New accommodation for prestigious department as part of £300m expansion plan at University of Leicester
* 'Cosmic fingerprinting' - shedding light on astronomical spectra
* Topsy turvey approach to school improvements
* 'Stressful and tiring' - what some budget airline pilots thought about their job
* University of Leicester links with 2004 New Year Honour's
* Leicester study highlights concerns over TV tipples
* Research led by University of Leicester finds women marrying younger men
* University brings rarely-heard Handel oratorios to Leicester
* Paying for long-term care: the challenge of uncertain future costs
* Aspirin trial launched to block heartburn's switch to cancer
* Young International star to shine at University
* Triple fellowship award at University of Leicester
* Consultation skills - getting the message right

DECEMBER 2003:

* Leicester professor represents University in meeting with royalty
* University of Leicester - A seat of learning
* University of Leicester staff put caring back into Christmas
* Business champion to spearhead fundraising drive in University of Leicester expansion
* Is your Christmas turkey a dinosaur?
* Walking with dinosaurs expert at University of Leicester
* University of Leicester researcher joins international team in battle against rare cancer
* Top prize for MBA achiever
* Exploring Mars from the Classroom
* Beagle 2: Media Open Day at the University of Leicester Lander Operations Control Centre at the National Space Centre  
* Children living near major roads suffer more coughing attacks
* Pick your spot on Mars!
* Opportunity for schools to learn about Beagle 2 and Mars
* University of Leicester's Richard Attenborough Centre recognised with national lottery 'blue plaque' award

NOVEMBER 2003:

* US sculptor takes up residency at University of Leicester Richard Attenborough Centre
* Preparing Beagle 2 for landing
* Students play out Leicestershire theme
* New study reveals how extra cultural and language classes improve pupils' abilities
* Facing facts at the University of Leicester
* New piece of art by prestigious sculptor donated to University of Leicester
* Human rights activist from Gujarat in University of Leicester presentation
* US-Muslim divide: Study Jihad in order to improve relations, suggests academic expert
* Pioneering professor selected for prize lecture at University of Leicester
* Art detective to share success at free public lecture
* 'Anti social behaviour' - or is it just that we don't belong any more...?
* Leicester launch of South Asian Arts Resource
* Public lecture sheds light on 'ignored period' of Ancient Greece
* Prominent Law Lord in public talk at University of Leicester
* Distinguished scientist and art collector to present three lectures at University of Leicester
* Report sheds new light on graduate employability
* Counting the cost of safety
* Fertility expert Lord Winston delivers Haldane lecture at University of Leicester
* What a difference a day makes... The 24-hour play
* New report highlights risks to community cohesion
* University of Leicester professor wins national prize for 'inspirational' work
* Weaving with sound at the University of Leicester
* Leicestershire student and graduate fair 2003
* Star role in US for University of Leicester archaeologist
* University of Leicester engineers seek new way to control engine friction
* Star technology aids DNA analysis

 
OCTOBER 2003:

* Study casts doubt over benefit of oral steroid treatment for attacks of wheeze in young children
* Muslim students urge others to join them for charity fast
* HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to award Royal Gold Medals for outstanding achievement
* Foundations for success - East Midlands
* University of Leicester volunteers head for the farm to make a difference in 2003
* Who killed Chaucer? The academic's tale
* Say "Hello" to deter shoplifters      Full report      Conference programme
* School violence on the rise, claims new study
* New degree courses link science with the arts
* Conference to celebrate achievements of the East Midlands Science Enterprise Network
* Leicester Law graduate features in national magazine
* Flight control research could cut air industry costs
* Exploring your wild side
* Forensic pathologist to give lecture series in Egypt
* University of Leicester Sports Personality of the Year award for Tim
* Triple accolade for University of Leicester historians
* University of Leicester wins part in £51m government-charity initiative: Science Learning Centre
East Midlands

* University of Leicester graduate is new Head of Learning and Skills Council
* Drugs use widespread in football claims Leicester study
* New developments for medical education publisher
* Message in space tribute to University of Leicester engineer
* Having the right taste for music
* Scientists and artists join forces
* Learning when the time is ripe
* Film on talented Leicestershire artist to be premiered at University of Leicester
* Local charity backs TB research following Leicester outbreak
* Leicester awarded stroke research grant
* University of Leicester professor gains international award
* Nanotechnology - tiny structures, big ideas and grey goo

 
SEPTEMBER 2003:

* Rhythmic rumbles at the RAC
* Education and employment - how the two match up
* Sequel to best-seller by university novelist
* University of Leicester space scientists see the funny side of Mars
* Time to remember
* 'Huge' success for Leicester slimmer who lost over 130lbs
* Home Office recognition for University of Leicester Department
* Eruptions over plumes
* Double degree to be launched at University of Leicester
* 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
* 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

JANUARY 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

Enquiries to:

  • Ather Mirza, Director. Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 3335, out-of-hours (mobile) 07711 927 821, email pressoffice@le.ac.uk
  • Press Office Fax: +44 (0)116 252 2485

  

 


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