Latest news releases

  1. 27/03/2017

    TSRI Professor Pat Griffin, co-chair of the TSRI Department of Molecular Medicine. (Photo by James McEntee.)

    Scientists Discover New Class of Anti-Diabetes Compounds that Reduce Liver Glucose Production

    Peer reviewed paper

    Scientists may have found a new tool for studying—and maybe even treating—Type 2 diabetes, the form of diabetes considered responsible for close to 95…

    The Scripps Research Institute

  2. 27/03/2017

    Figure 1D and 1E from Rathburn et al.: Flood impacts in the North St. Vrain Creek catchment, northern Colorado, USA. Images D and E are from Google Earth.

    More than a Hundred Years of Flooding and Erosion in One Event

    Peer reviewed paper

    Sara Rathburn of Colorado State University and colleagues have developed an integrated sediment, wood, and organic carbon budget for North St. Vrain C…

    Geological Society of America, The (GSA)

  3. 27/03/2017


    Graphene-Based Neural Probes Probe Brain Activity in High Resolution

    Peer reviewed paper

    Graphene-based transistors enable a flexible neural probe with excellent signal-to-noise ratio. Such probes are useful for examining neural activity f…

    Graphene Flagship

  4. 27/03/2017

    Protein transport: The quickest route to the tip

    Peer reviewed paper

    According to a theoretical model developed by physicists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, in cell protrusions, cargo-transporting m…

    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen (LMU)

  5. 27/03/2017

    Climate change predicted to impact field workability

    Farming becoming riskier under climate change

    Climate change is predicted to impact agriculture, but a new study puts these changes in terms that are directly applicable to farmers. For Illinois,…

    University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

  6. 27/03/2017

    Ant-plant symbioses: Adapting to changes in partner abundance

    Peer reviewed paper

    Many ant species live in often highly specific symbiotic relationships with plants from which both partners benefit. Researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians…

    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen (LMU)

Forthcoming events

  1. 08/06/2017

    The Arctic consists of eight countries – Denmark (Greenland and the Faroe Island), Finland, Iceland, Canada, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the US (Alaska). Map: Winfried K Dallmann, the Norwegian Polar Institute.

    Record-breaking Umeå conference on the future of the Arctic

    Temperatures are rising, and life on earth changes. The fastest change takes place in the North, in the Arctic. That is a fact. But what societal chal…

    Umeå universitet

  2. 02/04/2017

    Sue Townsend in 1991, receiving her honorary degree from the University of Leicester. Credit: Leicester Mercury

    University of Leicester marks Adrian Mole’s 50th Birthday with programme of free events

    The University of Leicester and publishers Penguin are celebrating Adrian Mole’s 50th Birthday on Sunday 2 April with a day of special events which ar…

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  3. 28/03/2017

    Professor Loretta Lees from the University of Leicester Department of Geography

    Leicester has an opportunity ‘to do regeneration differently’

    International expert on urban regeneration from University of Leicester to give public talk on 28 March Leicester has an opportunity to learn from t…

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  4. 22/03/2017

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    University of Leicester photograph exhibition highlights liberation of Nazi camps

    Second World War exhibition organised by History students opens on Wednesday 22 March Sample photographs from the exhibition showing Nazi guards, ma…

    « Leicester, University of »

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