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New research led by Leicester scientists gives a blow-by-blow account of the injuries inflicted on King Richard III’s body at the Battle of Bosworth Field on 22 August, 1485.
30 years after his ground-breaking discovery, Sir Alec Jeffreys tells of how people initially laughed at his ideas for its potential applications.
New review details the impact and scope of the University’s enterprising work with companies and organisations all over the world.
Our next Open Days are on Saturday 20 September and Saturday 25 October. Open Days give you the perfect opportunity to meet some of our current students and teaching staff and hear about living and studying at Leicester.
New Cancer Research UK Centre will combine local expertise and resources to help provide the best possible results for cancer patients nationwide.
A two-year study by the University of Leicester finds that acts of hate are an everyday and often unreported reality for thousands of people.
Tributes to figure with huge energy and dynamism who had a lifelong association with the University of Leicester and the city.
The Royal Society has announced that Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys KBE FRS has been awarded the Copley Medal, believed to be the world’s oldest scientific prize. Jeffreys receives the medal for his pioneering work on variation and mutation in the human genome.
A new machine which can spot even small amounts of the highly infectious Clostridium difficile bacteria through 'smell' has been developed by researchers at Leicester.
Members of our Earth Observation Science Group will work with NASA on an important new mission to investigate atmospheric carbon dioxide. The group will analyse data from Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide which was launched last week.
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