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The University welcomes Professor Paul Boyle FBA, FRSE as our new President and Vice-Chancellor. Professor Boyle is the ninth institutional head in our 90-year-plus history and our sixth Vice-Chancellor since the award of the Royal Charter in 1957.
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Researchers have observed ragweed pollen at record high levels which may lead to a longer Hay fever season.
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.
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.
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.
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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