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A team of archaeologists have uncovered a matching set of decorated bronze parts from a 2nd/ 3rd century BC Celtic chariot at Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort.
A paper originally led by the late Professor George Fraser has revealed the first potential direct detection and identification of Dark Matter.
Public welcome to get involved with our knitted poppies display which will be on University grounds as part of our WWI centenary commemorations.
Our next Open Day is on Saturday 25 October 2014. 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.
The University has once again been ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world in a prestigious league table compiled by the Times Higher Education.
John Simm cast as Sir Alec Jeffreys in forthcoming drama, Code of a Killer.
Find out everything you need to prepare for your first weeks at Leicester and the support available to you.
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.
New Hate Crime study reveals that people in trustworthy positions to victims, such as friends or carers, can be sources of cruelty and hate.
Researchers have observed ragweed pollen at record high levels which may lead to a longer Hay fever season.
30 years after his ground-breaking discovery, Sir Alec Jeffreys tells of how people initially laughed at his ideas for its potential applications.
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