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Our next Open Days are on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 July. 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.
University researchers from our Air Quality Group will be taking to the streets in electric vehicles fitted with specialised air monitoring sensors to measure the extent of air pollution in city environments. The project is a collaboration with Cenex, the UK’s First Centre of Excellence for Low Carbon and Fuel Cell technologies.
Congratulations to everyone celebrating their graduation this week. We hope you've enjoyed every moment of your time at Leicester and will continue to be an active part of our community.
Fourteen esteemed figures of local, national and international standing will be honoured by the University of Leicester at its degree ceremonies held from 15 – 18 July. The recipients of honorary degrees are drawn from the worlds of business, academia, science, law and the media.
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.
A ground-breaking documentary series showcasing life as a fresher at Leicester will be broadcast on Channel 4, beginning 3 July. The Secret Life of Students follows 12 students in their first year and captures all aspects of student life as they get to grips with the reality of life away from home.
Leicester's Arts Centre, Embrace Arts has received a three year investment to continue innovative culture programme. The centre has been selected by Arts Council England for a further three years of funding from 2015-2018 to allow it to continue and develop its innovative programme of performing and visual arts, providing access to arts for all in Leicester.
Leicester’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor Christine Fyfe has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Christine, who is Pro-Vice-Chancellor with special responsibility for students has been given the award for her contributions to librarianship.
Leicester has won a ‘terrific treble’ in the National Teaching Fellowship scheme, with the award of three prestigious fellowships. This year’s winners are Professor Glenn Fulcher, Professor Sue Law and Professor Jeremy Levesley.
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The new British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Research Centre (CRC) has been officially opened by Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Robert Burgess. The multi-million pound facility at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital aims of to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases which kill more than 160,000 people in the UK annually.
Leicester’s Botanic Garden is to be transformed into an inspirational outdoor gallery for world-class artists dedicated to the visionary landscape of Professor Vice Chancellor Sir Robert Burgess, the man who created this international sculpture exhibition. The exhibition will run from June 15 to October 26.