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The University is inviting the public, graduates, staff, students and their families to our Summer Reunion on Saturday 27 June. Enjoy a free day of social events, lectures, workshops and activities for all the family.
Leicester-led research team find regional variations on stillbirth and neonatal death rates in the UK and identifies areas for improvement for NHS service providers.
Leicester Archaeologists set to unearth secrets from the Stone Age through to the Second World War at popular county attraction
The University will play a key role in a space mission called SMILE (Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer) which aims to understand how the Sun affects the Earth’s magnetic environment and space weather
An international team of scientists led by Leicester researchers has discovered a new species of fossil - a ‘tongue worm’ - in England and have identified it as an ancient parasitic intruder.
Discovery of Last Plantagenet king brought in more than £59 million to Leicester’s economy from the time of the discovery to the reinterment.
Geneticists from the University of Leicester have discovered that most European men descend from just a handful of Bronze Age forefathers, due to a ‘population explosion’ several thousand years ago.
Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, Professor of Medical Sociology at the University, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to her discipline and elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester Professor Paul Boyle has pledged his commitment to gender equality in the workplace and spearheaded the University’s involvement in a global campaign - the UN Women’s HeForShe solidarity movement. The University of Leicester is among only 10 universities in the world that is behind the campaign.
An educational video produced by the University of Leicester to expose the harms of hate crime has been awarded two prestigious awards at the British Universities Film and Video Council’s Learning on Screen Awards.
In celebration of Hubble’s 25th anniversary, space scientists from our Department of Physics and Astronomy recount their involvement in the project and discuss its importance in understanding the universe. They pay homage to what has been hailed as one of the greatest scientific instruments created.