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Inherited herpesvirus study finds links to ancient humans
Research into inherited human herpesvirus 6 identifies origins in a small number of people thousands of years ago and highlights the potential to ‘reactivate’
University of Leicester duo recognised among UK’s best teachers
New National Teaching Fellows include two of the University of Leicester’s stars
Leicester is top in the country for student affordability
New student survey identifies Leicester as UK’s ‘best value university town’

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Times Good University Guide places Leicester in UK’s top 15 for the third consecutive year

Times Good University Guide places Leicester in UK’s top 15 for the third consecutive year

Posted by mjs76 at May 27, 2010 09:20 AM |

The University of Leicester is ranked 15th out of over 100 institutions by the new Times Good University Guide. This is the third consecutive year Leicester has secured a top-15 position and follows top 20 rankings by the Sunday Times and The Guardian. Leicester is once again ranked as the East Midland’s top university by the Guide.

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Space Centre and University in orbit around each other

Space Centre and University in orbit around each other

Posted by mjs76 at May 26, 2010 02:15 PM |

Astronomically successful collaboration between two Leicester institutions.

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Is it magic? Is it science? Or a bit of both?

Is it magic? Is it science? Or a bit of both?

Posted by mjs76 at May 25, 2010 05:21 PM |

Arthur C Clarke once said: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” A public lecture on 1 June will tread similar ground.

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Postgrad's project probes the Proboscis monkey’s provincial prospects

Postgrad's project probes the Proboscis monkey’s provincial prospects

Posted by mjs76 at May 24, 2010 05:10 PM |

Leicester student wins geography prize for conservation research.

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Digging up the West Bank

Digging up the West Bank

Posted by mjs76 at May 24, 2010 03:33 PM |

Leicester student’s archaeology project teaches Palestinian teenagers about their local heritage.

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