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A study showing how a newly approved obesity treatment can help shed the pounds in people with Type 2 diabetes represents a breakthrough in weight loss management, according to leading diabetes researcher Professor Melanie Davies.
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For 2016 we are increasing the number of subject areas that can be studied together. This exciting opportunity means you can choose a combination of two related or diverse subjects from even more areas across the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences with our new Major/Minor combinations.
The University of Leicester has been named the most affordable destination in Britain for first-year students for the second year in a row, according to research from HSBC. The research – which looks at the cost of studying at universities in the top 20 British towns and cities – shows that first-year students in Leicester can expect to spend £192 on average per week.
Attenborough Arts Centre, in partnership with seven visual arts venues across Leicester, has received an Arts Council grant of £25,700 for its involvement in a new project to promote cultural exchange between visual artists in India and England.
Leicester receives funding for innovative breath analysis tests to detect a range of illnesses which will help doctors pick the best treatments for a range of conditions, including cancers, respiratory infections and diseases such as asthma.
Leicester researchers involved in project investigating how resveratrol, a chemical in red grapes, may help to prevent bowel cancer
A former student who rose to become Prime Minister of Finland and Vice-President of the European Commission has recalled his happy time at Leicester as an Erasmus student as he returned to the campus last week to receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws.
Leicester scientists involved in new malaria discovery which could open the door on potential new treatments for the disease.
Dr Matias Ison and Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga at the University of Leicester and Dr Itzhak Fried at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center make new discovery of how memories are formed and new learning takes place.
University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals researchers introduce novel new service to NHS in Leicestershire which in many cases can replace the need for the traditional invasive autopsy.
Large-scale changes to the environment of the United Kingdom, including an apparent loss of habitats and agricultural land, have been revealed through an updated national map of land cover launched by Leicester researchers together with consultancy company Specto Natura.