May

National conference to address diversity education in medical schools

‘Diversity in Medicine and Health’ organisation in partnership with the Medical Schools Council to host meeting on Friday 6 May highlighting the importance of diversity education in promoting excellent medical practice among students

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Is it possible to cry a river?

University of Leicester students examine plausibility of all the humans on Earth shedding enough tears to form a river - and fill an Olympic size swimming pool

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Disparity in cultural sector funding deprives regional museums, libraries and heritage sites, academic claims

University of Leicester academic spoke at Parliamentary Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport about challenges facing the cultural sector in the UK and recommendations for improvement

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Students explore the secrets of Yoda’s Force power

Was the Force behind Leicester’s football success? - University of Leicester students calculate whether the body could create enough energy to produce the Force

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Spend an evening with Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, the pioneer of DNA fingerprinting

University of Leicester emeritus professor and inventor of DNA fingerprinting to tell his story at unique fundraising event for the Royal Society of Biology on Monday 16 May

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Into the wild with DNA: Using portable nanopore DNA sequencers to combat wildlife crime

University of Leicester researchers aim to develop a test using DNA to identify species at crime scenes in as little as an hour

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Entrepreneurial prowess of Leicestershire college students to be celebrated

University of Leicester recognises aspiring entrepreneurs at the 2016 ‘Entrepreneurs of the Future’ grand finale prize-giving event on 12 May at the King Power Stadium in Leicester

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Poor reporting limits impact of research into improving surgical care

Key details missing from research on improving quality of surgical care, review led by University of Leicester finds

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Migrant money puts aid in the shade

New research shows international remittances have poverty and inequality-reducing effects in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Could Leicester City's sporting success help kick racism into touch?

University of Leicester sociologist John Williams says Premier League glory may help diverse communities to better connect in Britain’s most multicultural city

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Leicester City’s success was written in a football prophecy over 100 years ago

University of Leicester Archives and Special Collections host statements from Leicester Fosse Football Club fans in 1895 outlining dreams to become top of the league

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Leicester cancer researchers lead the way in cutting-edge research

Leicester scientists will play a key role in groundbreaking research into the final stages of cancer

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University of Leicester renames buildings after English Premier League Champions

On the day of Leicester City’s victory parade, campus will become home to the Jamie Vardy Tower, Claudio Ranieri Library and Wes Morgan Building

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Archives shed light on forerunners of Leicester City FC and 19th century matches against Blackpool and Derby

University of Leicester Special Collections explores Leicester Fosse Football Team and their journey from small non-league club to a high-performer in the Second Division of the Football League

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Foxes' formula for success

University of Leicester mathematicians create equations that capture Leicester City’s monumental achievement in winning the English Premier League

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Lessons to learn from the success of Leicester

University of Leicester Management expert describes how the city’s remarkable rise in fame offers a model to others

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University of Leicester researcher addresses blanket banning of ‘legal highs’

Recent UK legislation to ban psychoactive substances was discussed by PhD researcher at cultural engagement event funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council on Tuesday 17 May

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Leicester could be a ‘champion of globalisation’

City now has unique brand that appeals worldwide, according to University of Leicester urban history researcher

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Exceptional & extraordinary: Unruly bodies and minds in the medical museum

New project initiated and led by Research Centre for Museums and Galleries (RCMG) at University of Leicester

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UK first heart operations using novel system at Leicester

University of Leicester Professor and Leicester’s Hospitals Cardiologist deploys new system to target critical circuits for heart rhythm disturbance

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Public lecture to discuss the benefits of obesity

The positive effects of obesity will be discussed at a public lecture in Loughborough by leading University of Leicester heart surgeon

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Diabetes professor collects CBE

Melanie Davies, Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester, awarded royal honour

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Diabetes professors support junk food advert ban

Junk food advertising aimed at children has “no place in a fit and proper society”

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Charity donates equipment to diabetes centre

University of Leicester researchers receive treadmill to support studies into Type 2 diabetes

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Eddie Izzard brings Stand up for Europe campaign to University of Leicester

Comedian and political activist to visit Leicester on Thursday 16 June in a bid to get young people to vote to stay in Europe

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University of Leicester scientist in battle to ‘stem onslaught of pseudoscience’

Geneticist at European Commission alarmed at impact of ‘dogma’ in regulation and the negative impact on the environment and European industry

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University of Leicester renews partnership with Santander Universities

The University of Leicester has extended its successful partnership with Santander Universities UK to support postgraduate scholarships, enterprise bursaries, summer schools and travel awards

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Inaugural ceremony celebrates thriving partnership between academia and medical practice

Over a hundred honorary titles to be awarded by University of Leicester on 26 May for contributions to ambitious healthcare plans

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Recycle your Cycle

Event to support City of Sanctuary on 15 June at University of Leicester

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Major boost for University spin-out company Haemostatix

Drug development company Ergomed plc acquires University of Leicester spin-out company

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Scholarships offer for students in Museum Studies

Renowned department at University of Leicester offers six scholarships for postgraduate study

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