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Current Students and Staff

1 March 2024

Understanding how the brain works can transform how school students learn maths

School mathematics teaching is stuck in the past. An adult revisiting the school that they attended as a child would see only superficial changes from what they experienced themselves.

1 March 2024

Hydrogen Award win for 山ּ's world-first lead-acid battery-electrolyser

The world’s first lead-acid battery-electrolyser - invented, designed and prototype manufactured in 山ּ’s Green Hydrogen Research Group – has been recognised with a prestigious award at the 2024 Hydrogen Awards.

1 March 2024

Staff Experience Survey 2023: The results

In November, the University ran the Staff Experience Survey for the second year to understand the satisfaction of colleagues across the institution.

1 March 2024

Share your research in public places at Pint of Science 山ּ

The international science outreach festival Pint of Science is returning to 山ּ in May and PhD students, technical and research staff from across the University are encouraged to get involved.

29 February 2024

Student Leadership Elections: Run to be an LSU Executive Officer

Throughout March, the 山ּ Students’ Union (LSU) Student Leadership Elections are taking place. Students will be able to vote to elect Executive Officers for the upcoming academic year.

29 February 2024

Wellbeing workshops for University Mental Health Day

Prioritising your wellbeing is important and to mark University Mental Health Day on 14 March, Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity will be hosting activities to help you put your wellbeing first.

29 February 2024

Social media workshops to help raise the profile of your research

Building on the success of our previous social media workshops, the University has partnered with The Brand Education once again to offer two practical and interactive modular workshops for academics.

29 February 2024

Sustainable Fashion Show: Reclaiming the Runway

In collaboration with LU Arts, the theme for the Sustainable Fashion Show 2024 is Reclaiming the Runway, focusing on environmental impact, diversity and inclusivity, and community connection.

29 February 2024

Families living with Noonan Syndrome call for more social support and medical awareness

Families living with Noonan Syndrome say there is a pressing need for more social support and awareness of the rare genetic condition.

28 February 2024

Huge medal haul for 山ּ athletes at the British National Track Championships

山ּ’s performance cyclists returned home with 13 medals after a hugely impressive British National Track Championships in Manchester.

27 February 2024

山ּ expands access to AI and data science programmes with half a million pounds funding boost

山ּ has been awarded almost £0.5 million to support students looking to retrain or upskill in artificial intelligence (AI) and data science, which will address a shortage of specialists in the UK, whilst also improving diversity in the sector.

27 February 2024

Join The Conversation – online workshop

Academics and Doctoral Researchers are invited to attend an online training session with The Conversation blogging platform on Wednesday 6 March, from 2-4pm.

27 February 2024

University research and innovation feature among finalists of Leicestershire Innovation Awards 2024

山ּ has seven finalists across seven categories in the Leicestershire Innovation Awards 2024.

27 February 2024

山ּ’s world-first lead-acid battery-electrolyser nominated in all three Academic Excellence categories of the 2024 Hydrogen Awards

山ּ’s world-first lead-acid battery-electrolyser has three nominations in the 2024 Hydrogen Awards which celebrate outstanding international achievements related to hydrogen adoption, implementation, and forward-thinking across various industries and sectors.

27 February 2024

Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust – applications open

The Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust once again invites local charitable and voluntary organisations to apply to its annual fund.

27 February 2024

Volunteers needed to help shape research on active living and travel in 山ּ

Researchers from 山ּ are inviting volunteers to share their thoughts on ways to make it easier to keep active and travel around 山ּ.

26 February 2024

Measles – Have you had your MMR vaccine?

Our University community are encouraged to check if they are fully vaccinated against measles to ensure our staff and students are protected against the virus.

26 February 2024

山ּ commits to international student experience by signing up to the UK Agent Quality Framework (AQF)

山ּ has joined universities across the country in signing up to the Agent Quality Framework to commit to adequate standards for the applicant journey for international prospective students.

26 February 2024

Don’t miss the launch of the Talent Match Summer Internships

Careers Network are launching Talent Match Summer Internships, an 8-12 week full time paid work opportunity, which will take place from July to September.

26 February 2024

Callout for staff volunteers to survey butterflies on campus

Would you like to survey butterflies at Holywell Park?

MFA for Guests - From Friday 1 March

Microsoft 365 links shared externally will require multi-factor authentication.

Posted by IT Services on Thursday, 29 Feb 2024 at 11:32

Breakfast Study Cafe

Do you want to boost your productivity whilst on campus? Come along to our Breakfast Study Cafe on Thursday 7th March!

Posted by Samara Haslam on Tuesday, 27 Feb 2024 at 13:27

[Invite] Research Project

Parents, teachers, educational psychologists, and designers are being invited to take part in a co-design workshop about children’s emotional intelligence. The single workshop takes about 3 hours to complete and does not need any preparation. After completing the co-design workshop session, you will get a £20 shopping voucher for compensation.

Posted by Yan Huang on Tuesday, 27 Feb 2024 at 13:09

Procrastination Workshop

Do you often find yourself putting off tasks to do something else instead? Do you want to spend less time procrastinating? Come along to our Procrastination Workshop on Tue 12th March - Open to ALL students!

Posted by Samara Haslam on Monday, 26 Feb 2024 at 9:39

Ready, Steady, Save! Student Money Fair

Come along to our student money fair as part of National Student Money Week!

Posted by Emily Pollitt on Monday, 26 Feb 2024 at 9:30

Participants needed! Packaging study: 30-45 minutes duration. £20 Amazon voucher

Must not be enrolled on a design course.

Posted by Nicola York on Wednesday, 21 Feb 2024 at 15:14

Time Management Group Coaching

Finding it difficult to manage your time? Come along to our group coaching session on Thu 7th March - Open to ALL students!

Posted by Samara Haslam on Monday, 19 Feb 2024 at 13:45

Upcoming Personal Best events: Sign up now

Did you know, Personal Best is not just something to complete in your first year?

Posted by Rebecca Kenne on Friday, 16 Feb 2024 at 17:00

Civil Service Careers Support - Mentors Available

Find out more about how to apply for roles in the UK Civil Service including the Civil Service Fast Stream (CSFS). Civil Service roles are advertised throughout the year with the Fast Stream currently expected to open for applications for the 2025 intake in October.

Posted by Steph Hutchinson on Wednesday, 14 Feb 2024 at 10:31

Ready, Steady, Save! Student Money Fair

Come along to our 'Ready, Steady, Save!' Student Money Fair as part of Student Money Week.

Posted by Emily Pollitt on Thursday, 8 Feb 2024 at 16:10

Butterfly Survey - Volunteers needed!

The Gardens Team are looking for staff who may be interested in taking part in surveying the butterflies on campus.

Posted by Lottie Ambridge on Friday, 1 Mar 2024 at 16:54

MFA for Guests - From Friday 1 March

Microsoft 365 links shared externally will require multi-factor authentication.

Posted by IT Services on Thursday, 29 Feb 2024 at 11:32

[Invite] Research Project

Parents, teachers, educational psychologists, and designers are being invited to take part in a co-design workshop about children’s emotional intelligence. The single workshop takes about 3 hours to complete and does not need any preparation. After completing the co-design workshop session, you will get a £20 shopping voucher for compensation.

Posted by Yan Huang on Tuesday, 27 Feb 2024 at 13:09

Ready, Steady, Save! Student Money Fair

Come along to our student money fair as part of National Student Money Week!

Posted by Emily Pollitt on Monday, 26 Feb 2024 at 9:30

Unconscious Bias In-Person Workshop

Unconscious Bias Unconscious bias' are learned attitudes or stereotypes that exist in our subconscious and can involuntarily affect the way we think and act, especially in our working environment. Join us to learn more about how we can reduce the impact by being aware of and understanding the different biases that exist. (Please note, this course is not mandatory)

Posted by Sally-Anne Taylor on Thursday, 22 Feb 2024 at 15:08

Ethics Review Sub-Committee - Equity, Diversity and Inclusion co-opted position

We are now seeking Expressions of Interest from staff who would be interested in joining the Ethics Review Sub-Committee

Posted by Jackie Green on Tuesday, 20 Feb 2024 at 13:50

Professional Service Staff Needed for undergraduate dissertation project!

Professional service staff (PSS) needed for an undergraduate dissertation project looking into how covid-19 has affected their working practices.

Posted by Alys Cooper on Monday, 19 Feb 2024 at 13:50

Calling University Teaching Staff

An advertisement of our 10-minute online questionnaire on Education recruiting University Teaching Staff in the UK. This is part of a Bachelor's Thesis.

Posted by Katie Glover on Friday, 16 Feb 2024 at 10:05

Ready, Steady, Save! Student Money Fair

Come along to our 'Ready, Steady, Save!' Student Money Fair as part of Student Money Week.

Posted by Emily Pollitt on Thursday, 8 Feb 2024 at 16:10

Talent Match Global: Virtual Industry Projects

Are you interested in gaining transferable skills by working for International Business? If yes, then log on to TARGETconnect and register your interest in Internships and projects with global organisations.

Posted by Sahar Tariq on Tuesday, 6 Feb 2024 at 15:13