News Highlights

Cancer survival prediction tool developed by University of Leicester researchers
Unique online application helps to interpret statistics on cancer survival
Stephen Fry reveals previously untold LGBTQ history
Stephen Fry supports University of Leicester – National Trust collaboration to tackle prejudice through a celebration of LGBTQ heritage
Multi-million-pound investment in a regional cryo-electron microscope facility at the University of Leicester
New facility will bring cutting-edge research technologies to the Midlands

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Spring has sprung! Botanic Garden opens early

Spring has sprung! Botanic Garden opens early

Posted by bc45 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

The University's Botanic Garden doesn't normally open to the public until the middle of March but the gates are being unclocked early this year because the Crocuses have gone crazy.

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SENSORIA software engineering project wraps up

SENSORIA software engineering project wraps up

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

An EU-funded, four-and-a-half-year, €10 million software project in which the University of Leicester was a major partner has finally come to an end. Thirteen universities, two research institutes and four companies – from seven different countries – came together to share their expertise in ‘Software Engineering for Service Orientated Overlap Computers’: SENSORIA.

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Early humans and plant evolution: the Annual Geography Lecture

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

Ancient humans are the subject of this year’s Annual Geography Lecture, a free public event on Thursday 4 March. Professor Julia Lee-Thorp from the University of Bradford will speak on ‘Emergence of the C4 World in Africa: Patterns of adoption and adaptation by African fauna including early hominins.’

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Students bring off-Broadway musical and Christopher Fry revival to Leicester

Students bring off-Broadway musical and Christopher Fry revival to Leicester

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

Leicester University Theatre, our very own student stage company, present a brace of shows next month, starting with dating comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change on 7, 8 and 9 March, and are also planning to celebrate their own history later this year.

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University of Leicester wins bid to host major archaeological conference

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

Leicester has beaten Quebec and Mexico City to host one of the most prestigious archaeological conferences in North America. Yes, you read that right.

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