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University of Leicester Media Coverage in the Printed Press
November 2006
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November’s media coverage was dominated by Richard Buckley’s (Archaeology and Ancient History) discovery of a 1700 year old cursed tablet in a dig in Leicester.


Other stories to receive prominent coverage include James Pattison and the relocation of the Media Archive for Central England to the University; coverage on David Wilson Homes’ funding for the new Library; and continued coverage of both Dr Adrian North’s and Dr Adrian White’s (Both Psychology) research into musical tastes and smiles respectively.



Date

Publication

Summary

University Focus

National

National

National

National

1

Guardian

Obituary: Suzi Pritchard

University of Leicester

2

Take A Break

Matching smiles are the key to lasting love

Dr Adrian White, School of Psychology

4

Scottish Daily Record

Kitchens are popular again and at the heart of family life

Dr James Fletcher, Management Centre

4

Times

Lost Generations Game: participants of TV show talk about their experiences

Professor Mark Jobling, Genetics

10

Morning Star

NUS warn degree classification is out of date

Vice Chancellor Professor Burgess

12

Scottish Sunday Post

Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe: corss-examining Goering at Nuremberg

Professor Malcolm Shaw, Law

12

Times

Depressios is a growing problem in childhood: should drugs be used to make kids happy?

Professor Paul Cooper, Education

13

Times

The top foods to prolong life - An extract of cabbage kills breast cancer cells when combined with chemotherapy

Dr Margaret Manson, Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine

14

Nursing Times

Neonatal services still fail to meet demand claim UoL researchers

University of Leicester

16

Daily Mirror

What your looks say about your health

Dr William Toff, Cardiovascular Sciences

17

Eastern Eye

Meet the Experts: Lloyds TSB and ICICI Bank event

Psychology

17

Asian Voice

Managers are getting young in relation to their staff, can they cope?

Psychology

17

Guardian

How to bend the rules of test writing with Europe's guide to language ability

Glenn Fulcher, Education

17

Guardian

Robots that can adapt to damage unaided are the future for disaaster zones and space exploration

Professor Mark Sims, Physics and Astronomy

17

THES

Outstanding Support for Early-Career Researchers

Vice Chancellor Professor Burgess

17

Arts Industry

Louisa Milburn: a rising star in the cultural firmament

Louisa Milburn, RAC

23

Motor Transport

What logistics graduates have uncovered about a career in transport

Historical Studies, Politics and International Relations

23

Metro

A team of geologists discover a shrimp dating back hundreds of billions of years

Professor David Siveter, Geology

24

THES

How IT will change the nature of academics' work

Professor Gilly Salmon, e-Learning and Learning Technologies

25

Daily Telegraph

Famous Honorands

University of Leicester

25

New Scientist

Criticism of British policy on bird flu from Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Karl Nicholson, Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

27

The Engineer

Martin Barstow: Galaxy Guru

Professor Martin Barstow, Physics and Astronomy

27

The Voice

Black Lions roaring to press

Sociology of Sport

27

Guardian

Open-plan offices a breeding ground for health problems?

Dr Martin Wiselka, Infection, Immunity and Inflamation

27

Independent

Bidders to battle for Wilson Bowden

Library

28

Financial Times

Midlands institutions have responded well to the Government's pleas on research

Genetics

28

Financial Times

Bidders to battle for Wilson Bowden

Library

29

Times

The virtues and vices of show catalogues are highlighted by their own prize

Professor David Ekserdjian, History of Art

29

Tiimes

Regional schools' workplace links

Chris Packham, Management Centre

30

Daily Record

1700 year old curse found by Leicester Archaeologists

Richard Buckley, Archaeology and Ancient History

30

Construction News

fire-resistant glass for University Library

Library

30

Daily Mail

1700 year old curse found by Leicester Archaeologists

Richard Buckley, Archaeology and Ancient History

30

Guardian

Uncontrolled bleeding can kill a soldier in minutes, so new techniques and drugs are vital to save lives

Professor Tim Coats, Medicine

30

Metro

1700 year old curse found by Leicester Archaeologists

Richard Buckley, Archaeology and Ancient History

Nov

Control Engineering Europe

Think tank' to inspire new generation of computer scientists

Computer Science

Nov

Travel GBI

Leicestershire guide to boost awareness

Trevor Miller, Conference Service

Nov

Guardian

Obituary: Ray Bolam

Education

Nov

Club Mirror

Student Union Club of the Year

Students' Union

Nov

Writers' News

Fellows' Poetry Prize details

English Association

Nov

Quarry Management

Quarrying and the Ice Age: The hidden benefits of extraction

Archaeology and Ancient History

Nov

Museums Journal

Survey says museum stuides course content must change

Richard Sandell, Museum Studies

Nov

Mojo

What do your musical tastes say about you?

Dr Adrian North, School of Psychology

Nov

Food Manufacture

curcuma longa extract may prove crucial in slowing down bowel cancer

Professor Andy Gescher, Cancer Studies & Molecular Medicine

Nov

Men's Fitness

Matching smiles are the key to lasting love

Dr Adrian White, School of Psychology

Nov

Pregnancy & Birth

Medical breakthroughs in the areas of pregnancy and fertility

Professor Mark Jobling, Genetics

Nov

Eve

Identity Theft: the hidden fallout

Professor Martin Gill

Nov

Zest

You are healthier than you think

Dr William Toff, Cardiovascular Sciences

Now

Direct Response Magazine

Secrets of my success: Hugh Bishop (Chairman, Meteorite)

University of Leicester













Date

Publication

Summary

University Focus

Local

Local

Local

Local

1

Leicester Mercury

Fears over DNA laws

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, Genetics

1

Leicester Mercury

first Indian woman to attend university looks back at her uni days

Ather Mirza, Press and Publications

2

Gloucester Citizen

Cordial success of a market leader

Biological Sciences

2

Leicester Mercury

Prize winners enrol at the University

Kastysis Zubovas, Minh Hai, Professor Ken Pounds, Physics and Astronomy

3

Leicester Mercury

Film archive finds home at University of Leicester

James Pattison, Media Archive for Central England

4

Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Archive calls for more vintage footbage

James Pattison, Media Archive for Central England

6

Nottingham Evening Post

Film archive finds home at University of Leicester

James Pattison, Media Archive for Central England

6

Leicester Mercury

Mumbai scientists visit the University of Leicester

Dr Guy Peters, Physics and Astronomy

6

Leicester Mercury

Lifelong Learning Network led by University of Leicester

Lifelong Learning

6

Leicester Mercury

Why Creationism is Wrong and Evolution is Right

Professor Steve Jones, Archaeology and Ancient History

8

Croydon Borough Post

Are Children fit to learn?

Dr Monica Lakhanpaul, Health Sciences

8

Leicester Mercury

Gary Sargeant exhibition at the RAC

RAC

8

Leicester Mercury

Leicestershire Student and Graduate Fair

University of Leicester

9

Leicester Mercury

powerful lasers mounte on aircraft uncover earthquake fault lines

Dr Dickson Cunningham, Geology, Geography

9

Leicester Mercury

derelict site gets transformed

Brigit lewis, Contact

9

Nuneaton Weekly Tribune

Obituary: Suzi Pritchard

University of Leicester

9

Leicester Mercury

Gary Sargeant exhibition at the RAC

Louise Milburn, RAC

10

Varsity (Cambrdige University)

The cult of celebrity

University of Leicester

10

Leicester Mercury

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys: an interview

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, Genetics

10

Leicester Mercury

Scientists investigate the impact of fires in Africa on climate change

University of Leicester

10

Leicester Mercury

Lads' magazines moved in Union shop

Martin Cullen, Students' Union

11

Leicester Mercury

Students' Union shortlisted for award

Students' Union

13

Leicester Mercury

derelict site gets transformed

Megan Murray, Contact

14

Nottingham Evening Post

Film archive finds home at University of Leicester

James Pattison, Media Archive for Central England

14

Leicester Mercury

UoL shortlisted for three awards

University of Leicester, Prof Ken Pounds

14

Leicester Mercury

Leicesertshire Sinfonia concert

Fraser Noble Hall, University of Leicester

15

Leicester Mercury

Postgraduate job success

University of Leicester

17

Loughborough Echo

Loughborough Students' Union should bemore responsible

University of Leicester

17

Wisbech Standard

Risky degree for Kristy

Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

17

Solihull News

Obituary: Chris Anderson

University of Leicester

17

Leicester Mercury

Waists should be measured frequently

Dr Kamlesh Khunti, Health Sciences

17

Leicester Mercury

Student adaptation of Dr Faustus

Will Tudor, Tim Evans, Jenny Sherrard, Students' Union

18

Leicester Mercury

On this day 25 years ago….

Vice Chancellor Maurice Shock

18

Leicester Mercury

Battle of the Dances

Students' Union

20

Birmingham Post

Film archive finds home at University of Leicester

James Pattison, Media Archive for Central England

20

Bath Chronicle

Club Mirror Awards

Students' Union

21

Leicester Mercury

Official opening of the Henry Wellcome Building

Vice-Chancellor Professor Burgess and Biological Sciences

21

Leicester Mercury

David Johnson gives his own History (Boys) lesson

David Johnson, Historical Studies

22

Macclesfield Express

Students collect for KIDSCAN

University of Leicester

22

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

International Trade Forum

Space Research Centre

22

Bangor and Aglesey Mail

Curator enjoying task of taking on new challenges at slate museum

Museum Studies

22

Holyhead & Anglesey Mail

Curator enjoying task of taking on new challenges at slate museum

Museum Studies

22

Leicester Mercury

UoL postgraduates more likely to get jobs

Martin Pennington, Careers Service

22

Leicester Mercury

Toys on the Table charity supported by UoL

University of Leicester

23

Dover Express

Every day's a school day for comic writer Gervase

University of Leicester

23

Caernarfon & Denbigh Herald

Curator enjoying task of taking on new challenges at slate museum

Museum Studies

23

Folkestone Herald

Every day's a school day for comic writer Gervase

University of Leicester

23

Leicester Mercury

Students from Leicester compete in Moscow's 'Space Olympics'

University of Leicester

24

Cambridgeshire Times

International Trade Forum

Space Research Centre

24

Wisbech Standard

International Trade Forum

Space Research Centre

24

Worksop Guardian

Sports listing

University of Leicester

24

Leicester Mercury

University of Leicester enjoys a sustained period of success, as noted by national newspaper

Vice-Chancellor Professor Burgess

24

Leicester Mercury

Royal Charter for English Association

Professor Elain Treharne, English

24

Leicester Mercury

A team of geologists discover a shrimp dating back hundreds of billions of years

Professor David Siveter, Geology

25

Leicester Mercury

Michael Wood to lecture at University

English Association and Historical Association

27

Kettering Evening Telegraph

Leicester Academic wins Kluwer Academic Publisher's Prize for Inorganic Chemistry

Professor Emma Raven, Chemistry

27

Leicester Mercury

Is equality the death of marriage? Lecture

University of Leicester

28

Leicester Mercury

Leicester Academic wins Kluwer Academic Publisher's Prize for Inorganic Chemistry

Professor Emma Raven, Chemistry

28

Leicester Mercury

Secrets of Roman, Saxon and Medieval Leicester revealed

Archaeology and Ancient History

28

Leicester Mercury

Geography department invites researches to study satellite images

Professor Heiko Balzter, Geography

29

Leicester Mercury

Fingerprinting developed to identitfy the dead

Professor Guy Rutty, Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine

29

Leicester Mercury

Innovative Laura wins prestigous award

University of Leicester

30

Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Jodie Penman makes FHM's top 10

University of Leicester

30

Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle

Biker is taking to road in a bus

Historical Studies

30

Western Daily Press

1700 year old curse found by Leicester Archaeologists

Richard Buckley, Archaeology and Ancient History

30

Shropshire Star

1700 year old curse found by Leicester Archaeologists

Richard Buckley, Archaeology and Ancient History

30

Leicester Mercury

1700 year old curse found by Leicester Archaeologists

Richard Buckley, Archaeology and Ancient History

Nov

East Anglian Daily Times

Chris Hill, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm: Q&A

Geography

Nov

Property News Midlands

Leicester proving it's potential to developers

Library,


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