About the university
The University of Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching within an inclusive academic culture.
We have a commitment to high quality, innovation and rigorous academic standards
We are dedicated to finding new ways of doing old things and bringing new perspectives to established ideas, without compromising on quality and maintaining our high rankings:
Seven major milestones
- 1955 – The Making of the English Landscape published
- 1966 – Centre for Mass Communication Research founded
- 1975 - Stellar black hole identified
- 1984 – DNA fingerprinting invented
- 1994 – Textbook of Hypertension published
- 2000 – Definitive edition of The Civilising Process published
- 2012 – Mortal remains of Richard III located
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