News Highlights

University of Leicester receives biggest ever gift from an individual - £2.7 million - for transformative kidney research
Funding by entrepreneur Mr Jimmy Mayer to establish world’s first register of patients with disease that is one of the biggest causes of kidney failure globally
Three new Athena SWAN awards announced for Leicester
Departments in College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology and the College of Science and Engineering recognised for commitment to gender equality
Success for student entrepreneur in national space challenge competition
Physics and Astronomy student Razzia Gafur’s project uses space data for the gaming market and virtual reality

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Pointing the (zinc) finger: protein identified as factor in genetic recombination

Pointing the (zinc) finger: protein identified as factor in genetic recombination

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 07, 2010 01:15 PM |

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, whose work famously led to the development of genetic fingerprinting, has co-authored an important new paper on the genetic basis of human diversity.

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What's on this week at the University of Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 05, 2010 09:00 AM |

Events from Monday 6 September to Sunday 12 September 2010.

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Arguing the Anthropocene in Aspen

Arguing the Anthropocene in Aspen

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 02, 2010 05:12 PM |

Leicester Geologist discusses the influence of human activity on the planet: videos online.

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VC opens news Bronchoscopy Suite and Respiratory Science Lab

VC opens news Bronchoscopy Suite and Respiratory Science Lab

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 02, 2010 04:34 PM |

State-of-the-art facilities for research into asthma and COPD.

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Psychology student suggests strategy for saving Cypriot songbirds

Psychology student suggests strategy for saving Cypriot songbirds

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 02, 2010 02:55 PM |

Leicester postgrad's research highlighted by Discovery Channel.

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