Ancient history meets economics in a new book by Dr Constantina Katsari, Lecturer in Roman History in our School of Archaeology and Ancient History.
It was the first of a new series of Midsomer Murders last week and recent events may have had you closely scrutinising the ethnic diversity of the fictional village with the unprecedentedly high murder rate.
Pterobranch? It’s a type of hemichordate. Hemichordate...? Not the most familiar group of animals, for sure, but in evolutionary terms hemichordates are very important. To understand why, we first need to consider chordates – and before that, we need to consider vertebrates…
The coalition government has planned some sweeping reforms to the NHS and welfare services, but are the ideas that underpin these changes really that modern?
On 14 March, 60 promising researchers travelled down to the House of Commons to present some of the impressive work that they have begun their careers with for a national poster competition.
Undergraduates programme robot dog for Martian excursion.
The recent surprise result for the UK Independence Party in a local by-election has supported research at the University of Leicester that suggests the party might be set to make inroads into the Tory vote.
A monthly run-down of the most popular research in our open-access online archive, taking in everything from South African stock markets to cross-Channel radio signals.
One is astronomical, the other is virtual. Both are interesting Leicester projects and they're relatively easy to tell apart.
Dinah Smith, a mature student in our Department of Geology, has been awarded a prize by the Geologists’ Association for her work on fossilised fenland channels.
It has been around for the best part of 5,000 years and still holds many mysteries but new research into Stonehenge has overturned established ideas about where some of the rocks came from.
The British Heart Foundation has announced 17 new genetic variants that could increase your risk of developing heart disease, and a good proportion of those were discovered by scientists at the University of Leicester.
A team of researchers from the University of Leicester will soon be taking a few day trips to two of the most start-of-the-art science facilities in the country.
A Leicester undergraduate is the lead author on a paper in a prestigious pharmacological journal, thanks to his course’s ‘Year in Industry’ option.
Forensic scientists at Leicester have made a breakthrough that could change the future of post-mortem procedures.