Human fertiliser used in allotments

By Sam Coleman Human excrement is to be recycled as fertiliser and used on the allotment sites of Belgrave Allotment Society in Leicester. Funds have been requested from Leicester City Council for an eco toilet at one of the three sites, at the cost of £400. A decision will be made at Rushey Mead Community […]

BT and UEFA deal short-sighted says DMU expert

By Connor Watson The broadcast deal between BT Sport and UEFA are too short-sighted, according to a media sports expert in Leicester. The deal doesn’t look far enough ahead, says Paul Smith, Senior Lecturer of Media and Communications at De Montfort University. BT bought the exclusive live broadcasting rights for £897m, which means they have the […]

DMU’s Blood Spot Analysis Research Group call for volunteers to test ‘life saving’ finger-prick test

By Luke Cowley A new blood test is to be tested on volunteers who have been prescribed heart disease medications, which aims to save the lives of patients. It is hoped the test will also save the NHS millions of pounds. The novel finger-prick test was developed by researchers at De Montfort University in Leicester, […]

Don’t miss the Festival of Ideas.

By William Bartholomew De Montfort University is holding the new festival of ideas event from today till next Tuesday.   The weeks events was kicked off by the event titled ‘Impact in India’ a talk by students and lecturers acting as a taster for DMU square mile for their work in the country.   Tomorrow’s […]

Principle DMU lecturer weighs in on EU referendum

By Lauren Dewfall   ‘Public will vote to stay in the EU at the up and coming referendum’, predicts De Montfort University politics lecturer Alistair Jones.   The referendum, which is set to take place on 23 June, will decide whether Britain should stay part of the European Union.   Mr Jones said: “At the […]