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University of Leicester Winter Graduation Ceremonies

A selection of multimedia from the graduation ceremonies in January 2016

News Highlights

Welcome to the News Centre

Sir David Attenborough returns to Leicester to officially open new fully-inclusive arts gallery

2015 in news - a selection of key stories from across the year

Study heralds intensive exercise with intervals

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Sir David will also give a free ticketed public lecture on Thursday 28 January 2016

News highlights from throughout 2015

Research shows how exercise can help to combat Type 2 diabetes

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The Beginnings Of Wisdom -The Challenge For Engineering Education

In this podcast, Professor Atkinson discusses the challenges caused by a gap in engineering skills.

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University of Leicester Winter Wonderland 2015

Discovering the Structure of Pneumolysin  

'We are HeForShe' at the University of Leicester

The University of Leicester campus was transformed into a winter wonderland on Tuesday 1 December 2015 as part of the Students’ Union’s 12 Days of Christmas campaign. Scientists from the University of Leicester have for the first time created a detailed image of a toxin - called pneumolysin - associated with deadly infections such as bacterial pneumonia, meningitis and septicaemia. In this video, members of the University’s community discuss their experiences of being treated differently because of their gender.

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