Professor Stan Cowley from our Department of Physics and Astronomy has received the highest accolade in British science - he has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society.
The University of Leicester has been shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards or 'Thelmas'.
Dinah Smith, a mature student in our Department of Geology, has been awarded a prize by the Geologists’ Association for her work on fossilised fenland channels.
University of Leicester Professor Nilesh Samani has been awarded the University of Leicester's inaugural Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award at our 2011 Alumni Dinner.
Congratulations to our Head of the Mechanics of Materials Group Professor Helen Atkinson for the continuing success in her already outstanding profession.